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DSM in Personal Care

SYN®-Peptides: Revealing the Power of Visible, Targeted Effects

At DSM we believe that small synthetic peptide molecules make a big difference, opening up a new dimension in skin care that delivers ultimate results.

SYN®-Peptides offer specific skin benefits based on substantiated efficacy. The range is proven to be highly effective in the fight against ageing and our in-depth knowledge of peptide processing technology ensures quality and flexibility over the whole production process - providing tailored peptides for visible, targeted effects.


SYN-STAR™: The Global Beauty Maximizer

DSM continues to lead global peptide research by discovering new cosmetic properties within its peptide innovation platform. SYN-STAR™ – an innovation based on existing patented peptide technology – showed, for the first time, a global anti-ageing and mattifying effect in a study performed on three different skin tones. More>


SYN-UP™: Boost the skin’s resilience for confidence in great looking skin

Today we know that skin resilience is all-important. Skin with high resilience offers new opportunities to act sustainably against dry skin conditions. The epidermis has a key function in skin resilience and DSM research has shown that urokinase and plasmin, two serine proteases in the epidermis, play a crucial role in the development of good skin resilience. DSM therefore designed SYN-UP™, a unique patented synthetic peptide derivative, to restore the skin’s youthful resilience to dry skin conditions. More>

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SYN®-EYE: Lineless eyes within 7 days

It’s been said the eye is the window to the outside world. This is why it attracts a lot of attention and it requires a lot of care. With long standing experience in skin care, DSM has created the multifunctional, patented ingredient complex SYN®-EYE that fulfill consumers’ expectation for high- and fast-performing eye care products. More>


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SYN®-COLL: Reverse visible signs of photo-aging in just 4 weeks

SYN®-COLL is a patented, synthetic tripeptide that helps slow down the skin aging process. It mimics the body’s own mechanism, simultaneously boosting collagen production and protecting against collagen degradation. More>


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SYN®-AKE: Stop wrinkling, keep laughing

SYN®-AKE is a small synthetic peptide that helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles and laughter lines – fast. More>


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SYN®-HYCAN: Firming and remodeling by hyaluronan from within

SYN®-HYCAN is a tripeptide that helps fight skin sagging by boosting the hyaluronan content in the skin. This tripeptide also increases the expression of decorin and lumican - two important proteoglycans that support the formation of new collagen fibrils, increasing their quality and strength with a visibly re-modelled effect. More>


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SYN®-TACKS: Boosting beauty through the dermal-epidermal junction

SYN®-TACKS increases elasticity, firmness and suppleness by boosting the function of the Dermal-Epidermal Junction (DEJ). A well folded DEJ is the key to healthy, firm skin. SYN®-TACKS restores DEJ function by boosting the synthesis of hemidesmosomal proteins. It increases elasticity, firmness and skin suppleness. More>


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SYN®-TC: Experience a new dimension in skin smoothing in only 28 days

SYN®-TC is a SYN®-Peptide, tailor-made to ensure best performance for high-performing, facial anti-ageing formulas. This product significantly increases the formation of Collagen I, III, IV, VII and XVII – helping to make beautiful, smooth skin. In fact, a comprehensive consumer study confirmed they experienced a new dimension in skin smoothing. In just 28 days at a usage level of 2.5%, skin became smoother with a softer touch and an improved overall young-looking appearance. More>