Silk fiber is an abundant natural source of a protein known as fibroin and has been used nutritionally for hundreds of years as a functional ingredient in pharmaceutical applications. More recently, silk fiber has been gaining popularity in cosmetic and personal care applications due to its fibroin content and valuable contribution towards nourishing the skin and hair. It is also admired for its ability to lend a smooth, silky feel to cosmetic formulations.
Silk Peptide Powder consists of 18 silk amino acids and has excellent permeability. It is soluble in water and is used in formulations to impart the nutritive properties of silk to the skin and hair.
Praan Naturals Silk Peptide Powder is a very fine, water soluble powder that consists of 18 silk amino acids. It possesses a minimum silk fibroin content of 90%. It is meticulously processed to preserve its natural composition. To produce the powder, milled, raw silk fiber undergoes alkaline hydrolysis, dealkylation and is then dried and carefully packaged.
Praan Naturals Silk Peptide Powder possesses a low molecular weight, making the powder soluble in water. Within skin and hair care formulations, Silk Peptide Powder offers exceptional permeability. It imparts a silky, smooth feel to formulations. The silk protein helps balance moisture. It supports healthy skin elasticity and shiny, healthy, strong hair.
- Silk Fibroin Content: 90% Minimum
- White to Pale Yellow in Hue
- Water Soluble
- Exceptional Permeability
Silk Peptide Powder is Well Suited for the Following Personal Care Applications:
- Skin Care
- Hair Care
Recommended Usage Rate:
2-5% by weight.
2 Years (Keep Away From Moisture)