Acetyl Tetrapeptide-5

Tetrapeptides represent four amino acids that are joined together by peptide bonds. This particular tripeptide has been formed through a process called acetylation. What is it? Acetyl Tetrapeptide-5 is supplied as a white to off-white powder. How is it used? In cosmetics, it helps to reduce eye puffiness and water retention, enhances skin elasticity and smoothness. It is found in eye creams and treatments, concealers … Continue reading Acetyl Tetrapeptide-5

Acetric Acid (vinegar)

Acetric Acid (vinegar)also known as ethanoic acid and sometimes called glacial acetic acid. What is it? A colourless liquid, classified as a weak acid it consists mainly of water and roughly 3-9% acetic acid by volume. It has a pungent smell and a distinct sour taste. How is it used? In cosmetics vinegar (acetic acid) is used to control the pH of personal care products … Continue reading Acetric Acid (vinegar)

Sodium Acrylates Copolymer

Acrylamide/Sodium Acrylate Copolymer is a sodium salt of a polymer consisting of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid or one of their simple esters. What is it? Acrylates are a family of polymers which are a type of vinyl polymer. Synthetic chemicals used in the manufacture of plastics, paint formulations, and other products. Acrylate Copolymer is a general term for copolymers of two or more monomers consisting … Continue reading Sodium Acrylates Copolymer