Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) for DIY skin care, helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improve overall tone and texture, and supports rejuvenation and revitalization. Mix a tube into your favorite 4 oz base cream or water-based formula or try one of our ready-made products like Skin Actives Anti-Aging Cream or Collagen Serum.
How to use it
Beginner: Add 1 tube to 4 oz of your favorite base cream or water-based formula.
Advanced: This ingredient is recommended for use at about 0.00005% in formulations. Carefully add this solution during the cool down phase of formulation with gentle mixing. This ingredient is soluble in creams and water-based products, but not recommended for use in anhydrous products.
Store product in fridge. Do not freeze.
Heck, Diane E.; Laskin, Debra L.; Gardner, Carol R.; Laskin, Jeffrey D. (1992) Epidermal growth factor suppresses nitric oxide and hydrogen peroxide production by keratinocytes. Potential role for nitric oxide in the regulation of wound healing. J Biol Chem 267:21277-80.
Tsang, Man Wo; Wong, Wan Keung R.; Hung, Chi Sang; Lai, Kwok-Man; Tang, Wegin; Cheung, Elaine Y. N.; Kam, Grace; Leung, Leo; Chan, Chi Wai; Chu, Chung Min; Lam, Edward K. H. (2003) Human epidermal growth factor enhances healing of diabetic foot ulcers. Diabetes Care, 26:1856-1861.
Grahn, Jennifer C.; Isseroff, R. Rivkah. (2004) Human melanocytes do not express EGF receptors. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 123: 244-246.
Cohen, Stanley (1993). Nobel Lecture 1986. Epidermal Growth Factor. In: Physiology or Medicine 1981-1990: Nobel Lectures, Including Presentation Speeches and Laureates
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