Hydrolyzed Elastin Powder

offers protection for skin and hair

Hydrolyzed Elastin powder - offers protection for skin and hair © SHOTPRIME STUDIO/adobeStock

Hydrolyzed Elastin powder is extracted from pork tendons by biotechnology and is amphipathic, i.e. hydrophilic and lipophilic, which makes it compatible with most of the ingredients. It is a fiber protein made up of polypeptide subunits and one of the most important structural proteins in the human body.

It provides a layer of protection to the hair and improves e.g. skin elasticity by preventing dry skin and reducing wrinkles.

Suitable for various applications such as in skin creams, firming creams, sunscreens, masks, hair products.

Hydrolyzed Elastin Powder

Cosmetic benefits

  • low molecular weight Elastin with >= 80 %, that is extracted from pork tendon by biotechnological methods
  • amphipathic, i.e., hydrophilic & lipophilic
  • shows a build-up effect on the hair
  • acts as a natural conditioning agent and strengthens the hair
  • shows a significant delay of swelling degree on hair during alkaline process (perms and dying)
  • reduces breakage of hair
  • improves skin elasticity
  • helps to prevent dry skin
  • reduces wrinkles and delays aging

Product characteristics

Article-Nr. 7323
INCI Hydrolyzed Elastin
Appearance, odour

light yellow powder

Solubility water soluble
Use concentration 0.5 - 5.0 %
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