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Epidermal Growth Factor Cream Editor’s Review: 3.0/5.0 by LetsTalkBeauty.com
 

 
Epidermal Growth Factor Cream

Benefits

  • Moisturizes and softens skin for more youthful look and feel.
  • Helps minimize fine lines.
  • Contains antioxidants to help skin fend off damage.
All data for this product review has been collected from independent tests of DHC Skincare Epidermal Growth Factor. Individual results may vary and specific results are not guaranteed. All information herein is, to the best of our knowledge, accurate at the time of publication.

Featured Ingredients

Shea Butter is one of nature's most potent moisturizers. It serves a wide variety of purposes, as evidenced by its use in everything from facial creams to stretch mark treatments. (Click Here to learn more about Shea Butter)

Retinyl Palmitate is a form of Vitamin A that is safe for application on the skin. (For more information on Retinyl Palmitate, Click Here)

Placental Protein is a controversial ingredient that is said to help skin cell renewal.
For a full list of ingredients click here
Water/Eau, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Butylene Glycol, Glucose, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Stearic Acid, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, Pentylene Glycol, Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Theobroma Grandiflorum Seed Butter, Dipalmitoyl Hydroxyproline, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Glycerin, Batyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Behenyl Alcohol, Tocopherol, Arginine, Serine, Tocotrienols, Retinyl Palmitate, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Pyridoxine HCl, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Arachis Hypogaea (Peanut) Oil, Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Magnesium Sulfate, Sodium Chloride, Potassium Hydroxide, Ubiquinone, Sodium Dilauramidoglutamide Lysine, Peucedanum Ostruthium Leaf Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Carbomer, Mannitol, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract, Sodium Polygamma-Glutamate, Placental Protein, Polysorbate 20, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Water, Soluble Collagen, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Citric Acid, Human Oligopeptide-1, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7

Side Effects and Directions

Stearic Acid, which is included in this product, has been linked to cancer and neurotoxicity in animal studies. Side effects from Epidermal Growth Factor Cream are generally mild and infrequent. Some younger customers report problems with acne blemishes after using EGF Cream. Because the ingredients list is so long and varied, it is impossible to say whether or not it will cause skin irritation. The safest thing to do is test the formula on a small patch of skin prior to use to check for sensitivity. If irritation occurs, then stop use immediately.

To use, massage Epidermal Growth Factor Cream into skin until fully absorbed. Continue use once daily until you experience desired results.


In-Depth Review

DHC Skincare is a Japan-based company which specializes in beauty products designed to enhance the look and feel of your skin. Their Epidermal Growth Factor utilizes a combination of moisturizers, peptides and antioxidants to give mature skin a more youthful appearance.

There are a few key ingredients in the product that may be familiar because they are featured in many of today's popular skincare products. There are potent moisturizers such as Hyaluronic Acid and Shea Butter, peptides like Palmitoyl Oligopeptide and Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7 (these peptides make up the "Epidermal Growth Factor" that is in the product's name), and many plant-derived  ingredients such as olive oil extract and palm oil extract.

Some other ingredients within the ingredients list might delight some customers, while alienating others. EGF Cream has a laundry-list of naturally-derived components, most of which are healthy and safe for daily use; however, this is not true for all of the product’s ingredients. The fact that EGF Cream includes placental proteins, which are extracted from the tissue of animals, will be undoubtedly controversial to some consumers. This is especially true if you consider that there is little research to back the use of placental proteins.

EGF Cream may help your skin fight wrinkles, but do you know how it ranks when compared with other anti-wrinkle products? Check out our wrinkle product review and comparison chart to learn more.

All data for this product review has been collected from independent tests of DHC Skincare Epidermal Growth Factor. Individual results may vary and specific results are not guaranteed. All information herein is, to the best of our knowledge, accurate at the time of publication.
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