Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4

Our database includes 408 products that contain Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4.

You should know

What it is



Fungal Acne


You might know this ingredients as Matrixyl. It is a peptide.

Peptides are building blocks for protein. Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4 consists of five amino acids. These amino acids include: 2 lysines, 2 threonines, and serine

This ingredients tells our body to create more collagen. Collagen is a protein that makes connective tissue. Boosting collagen production leads to a healthier skin barrier. Having a healthy skin barrier means having firm and hydrated skin.

Thus, Matrixyl may help improve the look of wrinkles.

Read more about other common types of peptides here:

People also like: Niacinamide, Copper Tripeptide-1, Hyaluronic Acid

People also dislike: Retinol, Urea, Glyceryl Stearate

Also known as: Collagen Pentapeptid, Kttks, and Matrixyl

Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4 is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.1% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Skin Conditioning

Community Stats

177 people from our community have liked or disliked this ingredient.

Users who like it 💖

Often have the following skin types:

Dry Sensitive

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Wrinkles • Fine Lines • Dullness • Dryness

Users who dislike it 💔

Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Combination

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Fungal Acne • Sensitivity • Fine Lines • Redness

Where it's used

Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4 is most often found as ingredient number 34 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4 the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 56913
  • EC #:  -
  • All Functions: Skin Conditioning
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.