Pentaxyl claims to be able to work on both the dermal and epidermal layers to reduce wrinkles and increase skin firmness and thickness.
Beyond that, Pentaxyl says that it can reduce skin discolorations and increase hydration, improving skin texture and color. These are all of the essential things that we would hope to see accomplished in a wrinkle cream, but claims mean little with out evidence to back them up.
Pentaxyl could give us those kinds of results if it contained proven, effective ingredients in high concentrations. We need to look closely at the ingredients and at consumer reviews before we can recommend this product.
What are the Ingredients in Pentaxyl?
Acetyl Hexapeptide-3 – This peptide is clinically proven to reduce wrinkles on the forehead and eyes caused by facial expression muscles by disrupting nerve signals to the skin. This softens deep wrinkles, particularly those found around the eyes and mouth.
Palmitoyl Oligopeptide – Palmitoyl Oligopeptide stimulates both collagen production and glycosaminoglycan synthesis, providing skin-firming and anti-wrinkle properties. These help your skin to naturally replace what it loses as you age.
Matrixyl – Also known as palmitoyl pentapeptide-3, Matrixyl stimulates collagen production in the skin and produce the same effects of BOTOX® injections used for its anti-wrinkle properties.
Extracts – Pentaxyl contains various plant extracts, including Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola), Coneflower, Bearberry and Licorice extracts. These all claim to soothe and moisturize the skin in various ways, but the fact is that extracts are not capable of permeating the epidermal layer of the skin, and will not reduce wrinkles or fine lines.
Vitamins – A veritable alphabet of vitamins, Pentaxyl contains vitamins A, C, and E. Again, these help the skin in various ways, giving moisture and temporarily improving the texture and brightness of the skin, but they will not have any permanent anti-aging effects.
Customer Reviews of Pentaxyl
We were able to find 96 reviews of Pentaxyl. The average rating was 4.6 stars out of 5. This is a great rating. It makes sense since Pentaxyl has some great ingredients that do provide great benefits for your skin.
What Else Should I Know About Pentaxyl?
Pentaxyl contains some very impressive ingredients, including a complex of three different peptides. It has received many positive consumer reviews as well. We do have a concern with Pentaxyl, which is that we could not find a complete ingredient list. Because of this we don’t know how much of each ingredient is used. We don’t know if there are potentially harmful ingredients in the face cream. In spite of that, it appears that Pentaxyl is an effective product and we do recommend it.