Dipeptide-2 is a dipeptide consisting of the standard amino acids valine and tryptophan. Mainly works as a skin conditioning agent. It's also believed to improve lymphatic circulation, and for this reason is often used in eye creams aiming to combat dark and puffy under-eye circles. Many cosmtic manufacturers market it as clinically proven to reduce under-eye bagginess and puffiness. It's inhibits the enzyme ACE that causes fluid retention and interferes with lymphatic drainage. Its structure resembles lipids found in the epidermis of the skin that help skin retain moisture.
Dipeptide-2 is good for skin condition and can help treat dark circles or puffiness around the eyes. It can be used to create a multi-purpose anti-aging product.
Molecular Formula: C16H21N3O3
Molecular mass : 303.36