Activen XEP™-018 is a biomimetic of a natural conopeptide from venomous marine cone snail (Conus consors). Biologically, it acts as a modulator of the neuromuscular transmission, as well as a potent and selective blocker of the voltage-gated sodium channel Nav 1.4. Cosmetically, it acts as an instant line relaxer giving a smooth skin appearance.
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How does XEP™-018 generate wrinkle relaxing?
In vivo study of a single application with 3% XEP™-018 on 33 subjects results in visible and significant reduction of wrinkle depth and rugosity 2 hours after application.
*Additional clinical data available upon request