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Synake (Viper Venom as we like to call it) is a new anti-wrinkle active compound based on a synthetic tripeptide that mimics the affect of Waglerin 1, a peptide that is found in the venom of the Temple Viper, Tropidolaemus wagleri. Used for its excellent anti-wrinkle active compound which smooths mimic wrinkles in a short period of time.
Viper Venom Information Sheet for Printing
NOTE: this serum will give an immediate Botox-like effect but it is also cumulative. This product can take 60 - 90 days to show this effect, depending on other product used. This product should be used ONLY for spot treatments, i.e. laugh lines, forehead, neck, crow's feet, etc
Method of Application
Our Viper Venom Serum is meant to be applied twice daily, not to the wrinkle or line itself, instead to the muscles that make the wrinkles. (Please see the Facial Chart in the photos) You can also make faces in the mirror to see where the muscles are. It’s fun and you'll learn something at the same time. ;)
Directions: Apply 1 -2 drops to the muscle area that creates the wrinkle or line that you would like to eliminate.
Shelf Life and Storage Information for
Products and Ingredients
Finished products generally don't need to be refrigerated as they are preserved, but you can refrigerate them to extend their shelf life. Shelf life for most products is 9 - 12 months. Vitamin C and VitaResurface products should always be refrigerated to extend their shelf life.
Sample sizes do have a shorter shelf life (generally 3-6 months) and items in jars can dry up quicker than this if the lid is not tightened well enough (except our Vitamin C Serums - use within 90 days).Please keep your products out of high humidity, heat, direct light and keep in a dark cabinet when possible.
Exfoliating Acid products have a shelf life of 9 - 12 months. The only thing we don't suggest refrigerating are the Mandelic Serums or the Salicylic Acid Serums as those can crystallize in the refrigerator. If this happens you can set the product into a hot water bath to see if the crystals will dissolve.
Additional Items Requiring Refrigeration
Hydrosols - Remove 1 ounce of hydrosol and add into a separate, sterilized spray bottle and spritzer. Keep the larger bottle in the refrigerator.
Carrier Oils - Generally you can refrigerate all carrier oils although some of the very rich oils will solidify. This is fine. All you have to do is take it out warm it up at room temp and it should liquefy. If not, setting the bottle in a hot water bath and occasionally shaking the bottle will hopefully turn to a liquid. ^There are some oils that have a super long shelf life like Coconut Cream and Jojoba Oil. Refrigeration is not necessary but it surely won't hurt.
Essential Oils - Essential oils are best stored in a cool dark place.
Co2 Extracts - These should always be refrigerated.
Butters - We suggest refrigerating our "skincare' butters. You can take out what you need and keep the rest in the fridge.
Clays - Keep in a dry, dark place. Shelf life is at least 2 years.
Herbs - All herbs (whole or ground) should be kept in a dark, cool and dry location.
Herbal (liquid) Extracts - These are created using alcohol. The alcohol pulls the constituents from each herb. Root, Trunk, Leaves, and Flowers. Extracts have a shelf life of 3-5 years. They can be kept in the refrigerator (or a dark DRY place)
Other Various Raw Ingredients - i.e. Sodium PCA, Honeyquat, Oat Beta Glucan etc. will all have a different shelf life.
Hyaluronic Acid hydrating, can hold up to 1,000 times it's weight in water
SYN®-AKE – Age Killing Effect.
• Antagonist of the muscle nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (mnAChR)
• Blocks Na+ uptake at the post-synaptic membrane
• Inhibits muscle contractions
SYN®-AKE is a new anti-wrinkle active compound based on a synthetic tripeptide that mimics the effect of Waglerin 1, a peptide that is found in the venom of the Temple Viper, Tropidolaemus wagleri. PENTAPHARM *(Syn-ake's manufacturer) has developed, over the past 30 years, a unique approach for the breeding and housing of venomous snakes and particularly the Brazilian Lance Adder Bothrops moojeni whose venom is used for therapeutic (anticoagulants, haemostatics) and diagnostic products. Currently, some 10, 000 specimens of this snake species are bred and housed at PENTAPHARM DO BRASIL, making PENTAPHARM the largest snake breeder and keeper in the world. The long experience of PENTAPHARM in snake venom research has made possible the investigation of venom’ peptides for cosmetic applications. A special focus has been the investigation of the Temple Viper’s venom.
SYN®-AKE acts in a manner similar to that of Waglerin 1 which acts at the post-synaptic membrane. The peptide is an antagonist of the muscular nicotinic acetylcholine membrane’s receptor (mnAChR). As the muscular nicotinic ACh receptors are blocked, the ion canal remains closed. There is no uptake of Na+ and the muscles stay relaxed. Source: McArdle, JJ, T L Lentz, V Witzemann, H Schwarz, SA Weinstein& JJ Schmidt. 1999. Waglerin-1 selectively blocks the epsilon form of the muscle nicotinic acetylcholine receptor. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Therap.
• SYN®-AKE is an excellent anti-wrinkle active compound with a snake venom-like mode of activity.
• SYN®-AKE smoothes mimic wrinkles in a short period.
• Age killing effect particularly effective against expression lines
• Intensive anti-wrinkles care
Glycerine, Water, Dipeptide Diaminobutyroyl Benzylamide Diacetate
Efficacy Tests- in vitro tests:
The efficacy of the SYN®-AKE tripeptide (at a concentration of 0.5mM) has been demonstrated in vitro by measuring the frequency of contraction of the innervated muscle cells as a function of the incubation time.
SYN®-AKE peptide reduces muscle cell contraction and its action is reversible.
In vivo tests:
The measurement of the smoothing and anti-wrinkle effect of SYN®-AKE (4%) was compared to a placebo.
A cream was applied to the forehead twice daily during 28 days.
SYN®-AKE – Age Killing Effect.
The smoothing effect (Ra) was measured on 80% of the volunteers and the anti-wrinkle effect (Rz, Rt) measured on 73% of the volunteers.
Results showed up to -52% of wrinkle size after
28 days application!
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