Somang ( Beauty Credit )’s Danahan has been getting immense popularity from their latest range the RG II Premium EX line featuring 5 products – cream, eye cream, toner, essence, lotion
There has been a huge explosion of stem cell based products in Korea lately – naming Ohui’s The First range – but Danahan’s RG II Premium EX is taking the herbal approach.
RG-II Premium Ex Eye Cream utilises stem cells derived from umbilical cord and applies it to cosmetics. This is achieved from a partnership with Medipost, a biotech company that specialises in cell replacement theraphy and the exclusive supplier of cord blood stem cell cultures.
DANAHAN RG II prevents aging of the skin by actions of ohangboyundan which is made of 6 precious oriental herbs based on the theory of Ying-Yang and the five elements infused along with RG-II ingredients extracted from Red Ginseng.
Ohangboyundan is made up of 6 oriental herbs namely old ginseng, alday, mori cortex radicis, worm wood, sponge gourd and paeonia japonica.
We found an interesting medical publication which discusses RG-II , which is also known as Ginsenosides, the major active ingredients of Panax Ginseng, which claims to protect memory impairement in rat model with vascular dementia. Here is the report.
We have also found scientific reports of RG-II which has been reported to improve the micro-circulation in various organs. The experiment was run by a group of Japanese researches : here.
However, the emphasize of the RG-II’s marketing plan revolves around this medical report which was published on the SCI. The journal can be found : here.
An extract of the publication :
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of ginseng saponin mRg2, a mixture of ginsenosides containing 60% Rg2, on the repair and apoptosis of ultraviolet B (UVB)-exposed NIH3T3 cells. When cells were exposed to UVB and then incubated with normal growth medium for 48 h, cell viability, as determined by trypan blue exclusion assay decreased to about 25%. However, when mRg2 was included in the postincubation medium, the UVB-induced loss of cell viability was significantly reduced as compared with that postincubated in normal growth medium. 4,6-diamidino-2-phenylindole (DAPI) staining showed that postincubation of the UVB-exposed cells in medium containing mRg2 significantly reduced the apoptotic nuclear fragmentation. Interestingly, when cells were preincubated with mRg2 for 24 h and then exposed to various doses of UV, the amount of repair synthesis significantly increased as compared with those in cells exposed to UVB alone. Western blot analysis indicated that the mRg2 postincubation after UVB exposure potentiated the level of p53 and p21. The level of Triton nonextractable proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) also remained elevated by mRg2 postincubation. All these results suggest that mRg2 protects cells against UVB-induced genotoxicity by increasing DNA repair and decreasing apoptosis, in possible association with the modulation of protein levels involved in cell cycle arrest or progression.
RG-II stimulates regeneration of the cells and improve damaged skin. It also doubles as an anti-wrinkle and whitening cosmetics. It also contains the patented Natural PS Complex ™ ( contains 3 kinds of peptides and fermented yeast extracts) which stimulates collagen synthesis in the skin, and improve elasticity.
RG-II and Natural PS Complex ™ reliably delivers ingredients into the deep layers of the skin.
Oh, did i mention that the company, Danahan (under the Somang group which has brands like Beauty Credit under it’s wings) is refunding you 110% if you are not satisfied with your product? Must be that good then!
However if you are pregnant, please check with your dermatologist if you are suitable to use creams that contains human growth factors.
Ingredient List in Korean :
- Premium Ex Cream
Looks like the star ingredient is right at the bottom of the list…..
Who’s gonna try this?
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