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hydrolyzed lupine protein

Hydrolyzed protein from the seeds of the lupine plant (lupinus) which are high in proteins and contain 35-45% of all the essential amino acids. Lupine cultivation goes way back to ancient Egypt and Greece. Clear yellow to amber liquid, faint herbal odor, water soluble. Typical concentrations in a formula is between 2%-40%.
Applications: Skin and hair care products, sun care & after-sun products, scalp treatments.

Lupine Peptides is a blend of penta- and hexa- peptides derived from lupin/lupine flower protein that works as an MMP inhibitor, thus preventing MMP activity following exposure of the skin to sunlight. By doing this the lupine peptides blend prevents collagen and elastin (the main proteins making up connective tissue) breakdown catalysed by MMP activity (source needed).

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