Bioeffect EGF Facial

Advanced facial using Growth Factors

Bioeffect EGF Facial

Relax and combat ageing with our premium facial, exclusive to Santi.


This indulgent treatment harnesses stem cell growth factors derived from barley to restore and regenerate skin tissue. A double cleanse, light therapy and gentle organic skin polishing is followed by an EGF serum mask and pulsating oxygen – leaving you with a glowing, healthier looking complexion.


What is Epidermal Growth Factors?


EGF, or Epidermal Growth Factor, is the new frontier in anti-ageing treatment. Developed in the search for effective wound healing agents, EGF is a polypeptide which promotes skin growth and collagen production. At Santi we have embraced this shift in the science of anti-ageing by developing an EGF treatment which will simultaneously hydrate your skin while minimising wrinkles and pores. Our EGF infused serum engages with your skin’s epidermal growth factor receptors (EGFRs) to encourage the regeneration of skin cells, effectively creating newer and younger-looking skin.


How does it work?


Growth factors are essentially large proteins that move between cells, carrying messages which trigger healing and growth. They are prolific throughout the body and generated by all cell types, including skin cells. Growth factors are produced both in the outer layer of the skin, the epidermis, and the lower layers – where collagen and elastin is produced. These growth factors (or signalling proteins) bind themselves to cell surfaces, locking into receptors which trigger cell repair, replication and rejuvenation. Cell activation is near constant in youth but begins to slow in our late twenties – less growth factor is produced, therefore fewer new skin cells.


Collagen and elastin production also slows with the decline in growth factors. The skin loses its ability to ‘bounce back,’ resulting in skin sagging, wrinkles and fine lines. Compounding this natural ageing process, environmental factors like UV, heavy metals and other pollutants begin to take their toll. Long-term and accumulated exposure to these external elements further depletes growth factor production – exacerbating visible skin ageing.


The theory behind EGF treatment is that regular application (over just several weeks) can replace the missing or diminished growth factors and restore the former ‘signal-rate’ that maintains young and healthy skin tissue. EGF’s ability to stimulate skin cell turnover and ‘switch on’ collagen production makes it an obvious anti-ageing choice – but further treatments are being developed. Its skin cell producing capability means EGF can also reduce scarring, significant discolouration and dark under-eye bags – and even potentially treat inflammatory skin disorders.


Pre & Post Facial Care


As with any anti-ageing treatment, consistency is key. This is particularly true when it comes to growth factors – in their attempt to replicate a natural bodily process. Our EGF Serum Facial is an indulgent and enjoyable way to introduce EGF treatment – but continued exposure is required for maximal effect. Book a course of monthly treatments – or – follow up your EGF facial with at-home EGF-based skincare. Talk to your therapist about a suitable day/night serum or cream and experience the incremental but long-lasting benefits of epidermal growth factors.

Bioeffect EGF Facial

Santi London, 33 Thurloe Street, London SW7 2LQ Appointments: 0207 5847000

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Microdermabrasion facials have become increasingly popular in recent years as more people discover their amazing benefits for achieving glowing, youthful-looking skin. In London, this treatment has become a go-to for many individuals seeking to improve their skin’s appearance and overall health. In this blog, we’ll discuss why microdermabrasion facials are the secret to glowing skin in London.

Firstly, what is microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure that uses a specialized tool to exfoliate the skin’s outermost layer. This process removes dead skin cells, dirt, and impurities that can clog pores, leading to a dull and uneven complexion. The tool used in microdermabrasion facials typically utilizes tiny crystals or a diamond tip to slough away dead skin cells gently.

Now, let’s explore the reasons why microdermabrasion facials are the secret to glowing skin in London.


Exfoliating your skin regularly is essential for maintaining healthy, glowing skin. By removing the top layer of dead skin cells, microdermabrasion facials allow new, healthy skin cells to come to the surface, revealing a brighter and more even complexion. In London, where the air pollution levels are high, microdermabrasion facials can help combat the effects of pollution and restore a healthy glow to the skin.

Reduction of Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Microdermabrasion facials can help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by stimulating collagen production. Collagen is a protein that provides structure to the skin, keeping it firm and elastic. As we age, collagen production naturally slows down, leading to sagging and wrinkles. Microdermabrasion facials stimulate collagen production, resulting in firmer, more youthful-looking skin.

Improved Texture and Tone

Microdermabrasion facials can also improve the texture and tone of the skin. By removing dead skin cells and stimulating collagen production, microdermabrasion can help reduce the appearance of acne scars, age spots, and other skin imperfections. This results in smoother, more even skin with a healthy, radiant glow.

Painless and Non-Invasive

One of the main advantages of microdermabrasion facials is that they are painless and non-invasive. Unlike other cosmetic procedures, such as chemical peels or laser resurfacing, microdermabrasion does not require any downtime or recovery time. This makes it a popular option for busy individuals in London who want to improve their skin’s appearance without disrupting their daily routine.

Suitable for all Skin Types

Microdermabrasion facials are suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin. The procedure is gentle and non-irritating, making it an excellent option for individuals with skin conditions such as rosacea or eczema. In London, where the climate can be harsh and unpredictable, microdermabrasion facials can provide a much-needed boost of hydration and nourishment to the skin.

Microdermabrasion facials are the secret to glowing skin in London. They offer a range of benefits, including exfoliation, reduction of fine lines and wrinkles, improved texture and tone, painless and non-invasive treatment, and suitability for all skin types. If you’re looking to improve your skin’s appearance and achieve a healthy, radiant glow, consider trying a microdermabrasion facial at Santi London South Kensington Chelsea SW7 2LQ.