Water Soluble Silk Peptide Powder

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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.

Our 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.

Uses:

Our 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.

Properties:

  • 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
  • Cosmetics

Recommended Usage Rate:

2-5% by weight.

Origin: China
INCI: Hydrolyzed Silk
Extraction Method: See Description
Typical Shelf Life*: 2 Years (Keep Away From Moisture)

*Typical Shelf Life begins on the date of manufacture and is defined as the typical shelf life of an ingredient when it is stored and handled properly. The Typical Shelf Life is offered as a general guideline. It should not be considered to be an expiration date. Many ingredients are usable beyond the stated date, especially when stored and handled very carefully.


Documents: Safety Data Sheet   Specifications  


Wholesale Pricing: [wholesale pricing info]
  2 wt oz, $17.68
  4 wt oz, $35.35
  8 wt oz, $56.57
  1 lb, $98.99
  5 lbs, $459.60 ^
  10 lbs., $848.49 * ^
  25 lbs, $1,944.46 * ^


*This item does not qualify for any promotional discounts.

^This product will ship separately.



Customer Ratings and Reviews

Average Rating: 5 stars  


Rating: 5 stars 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Tara

Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Location: Sun Prairie, WI

Comments: I use this in my hair conditioner formulation and so far it's done it's job! Great product, exactly as described.


Rating: 5 stars 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Pamela

Posted: Saturday, January 10, 2015

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Comments: I tried this powder out and it's AWESOME. It does make your skin soft! Going to try and used it in ALL my products including scrubs.


Rating: 5 stars 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Jlmiller

Posted: Saturday, December 6, 2014

Location: Hickory, NC

Comments: Great product! Mixed with my own conditioner for a silky-smooth finish to my hard-to-manage hair.


Rating: 5 stars 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Hr

Posted: Thursday, October 23, 2014

Location: Wallingford, CT



Total Number of Ratings: 27
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