Dr. Bjorn Orvar.
Dr. Björn Örvar Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of BIOEFFECT explains a little about the matter, to make sure you get the best of your investment.
Q: Many of us have several or more beauty products on our bathroom shelf. Can these be a supplement to the EGF range?
A: “Both yes and no. We like to divide cosmetic products into two categories. In the first category are the “layer on, layer off”- products like makeup, sunblock and even day creams being typical examples. You apply these products in the morning and rinse them off again at night. During the day, they merely lie on top of the epidermis and your skin is the same in the evening as it was in the morning. This isn't necessarily a negative thing and if washed off properly, you can still use them simultaneously with EGF. But these products aren't changing the biology of the skin, they are not communicating with the cells”, Dr. Björn explains. “And in the second category of cosmetics, which we call “active”, is where you’ll find BIOEFFECT. The EGF in our products communicates with the skin cells, conducting them to change their behavior, energizing them to be youthful again. The cells gradually begin to alter their own biology and slowly you start to see the effects. It may take weeks or even months, but you will see the effects”.
Q: Could you give an example?
A: “Yes - over a couple of months of using BIOEFFECT, the thickness of your skin increases, allowing it to retain water better. By doing so, the skin gains more and more volume. We have both in-house studies and independent studies demonstrating this. Even when you stop using EGF, you'll still retain the same moisture level for quite a while after. This is the difference between the two types of cosmetics. When you take off your typical day cream in the evening, your moisture level drops to its previous state within a few hours. EGF has a completely different approach, it’s a long-term investment in your skin”.