With age the body’s production of collagen and elastin slows, supportive fibres weaken and cell turnover decreases. Skin becomes drier from head to toe.
Now Bioeffect introduces a body serum that harnesses the proven anti-ageing power of EGF (epidermal growth factor) to help smooth, soften, firm and even out the appearance of skin to give the body the same level of anti-ageing care as the face.
EGF is a naturally occurring skin protein, also known as a cellular activator. Its discovery in 1986 earned Dr Stanley Cohen and Dr Rita Levi-Montalcini the Nobel Prize in Medicine.
Well known to the scientific community, EGF is prized for its ability to trigger cell renewal, assist in wound healing and initiate the production of collagen and elastin.
This cellular activator works as a natural signalling system between skin cells, instructing them to activate a series of cellular responses, effectively ‘switching on’ cell turnover while maintaining the appearance of healthy looking skin.
Bioffect products, produced in Iceland, contain cellular activators derived from barley plants that mimic the effects of those that occur naturally in the body, stimulating biological processes involved in the maintenance of healthy-looking skin.
In a double-blind placebo controlled study in Iceland, Body Intensive – enhanced with the same cell-stimulating EGF ingredient found in the award winning Bioeffect EGF Serum – was found to improve the skin’s hydration by 62 percent and boost its collagen intensity by 37 percent after just one month’s use.
As with the EGF serum and EGF Eye Serum, Body Intensive contains a limited number of ingredients and is free from parabens, fragrances, colourants and other non-essential additives.