Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improve overall tone and texture, and supports rejuvenation and revitalization.
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.
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