Skin imperfections and scars can be embarrassing and hard to treat. The market is riddled with various skin and scar treatments that make endless promises which makes it hard to know what product is right for you. This BioCorneum review is going to take a closer look at the facts and details to learn more about how this scar treatment works and to see if it’s worth trying out for effective results. The manufacturer claims that using this gel softens and flattens raised scars, reduces redness and discoloration and relieves associated itch and discomfort.
- Octinoxate 7.5%
- Octisalate 5.0%
- Octocrylene 10%
- Oxybenzone 6.0%
Other Ingredients: Polysilicon, Silicon Dioxide, Isopropyl Myristate
Octinoxate is incorporated as a sunscreen. Silicones are polymers that are made of repeating units of siloxane which are a chain of alternating silicon atoms and oxygen atoms that are often combined with carbon or hydrogen. It helps heals scars by protecting the scarred tissues from bacteria, increasing hydration of the stratum corneum and by balancing the expression of growth factors. It increases hydration of the stratum which facilitates regulation of fibroblast production and also reduces collagen production. Certain growth factors stimulate fibroblasts to synthesize more collagen and other growth factors increase the level of collagenases which break down the excess collagen.
You should ensure that the affected area is clean and dry. Apply the gel evenly in a thin layer twice daily, fifteen minutes before sun exposure then allow to dry.
Avoid direct contact with eyes, mucous membranes, third-degree burns and open wounds. Discontinue use if irritation occurs.
Talk to your doctor before using this treatment if you are pregnant, nursing, have sensitive skin or have a known medical condition.
Possible Side Effects
We were unable to find any side effects related to this gel.
You can purchase BioCorneum directly from the manufacturer and from third-party retailers. One 20 gram bottle costs $69.95 on the manufacturer’s website. They do not offer any discounted bulk purchasing packages.
The manufacturer claims to offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee but after further reserach, we found that they only offer 45 days to get a refund. If you want to return a used bottle, a restocking fee will be applied. They will tell you how much is being deducted prior to the return but it will be at least 15% of your purchase.
Conclusion of Our BioCorneum Review
BioCorneum appears to be a promising scar treatment that can potentially reduce the appearance of your scars. Its primary ingredient is widely recognized for its ability to repair damaged skin and the manufacturer offers a guarantee which is always reassuring when looking into a product. However, the price per product is expensive relative to most other scar treatments we have seen on the market and if you choose to return the product, the manufacturer will deduct at least 15% of the cost. It can also take months to see results from using a scar treatment and the manufacturer only offers a fraction of that time to get a refund which is no where near enough time to be able to determine whether or not this treatment is worthwhile. Furthermore, considering the price, the consumer feedback suggests that you do not get what you pay for. Consumers reported that after going through several bottles, they did not see any difference in the appearance of their scars. With so many scar treatments available on the market, you are better off choosing one that is affordably priced, has a strong manufacturer’s guarantee for consumer protection and one that has been shown to be effective.