These are generally asked questions concerning our Hernuvin product range
Chemotherapy, surgery, antihormonal medication and radiation will have noticeable skin effects; dryness, redness, thinning and loss of elasticity.
Hernuvin has 3 main actions:
It is an isoflavone. It occurs naturally in soybeans. Genistine is a potent ntioxidant, it stimulates collagen production and inhibits collagen breakdown.
Studies show that a lifelong diet rich in soy foods reduces the risk of breast cancer in women. Consuming a moderate amount of soy (up to 2 servings a day of whole-soy foods such as tofu, soy milk or edamame) will provide health benefits and will not compromise your treatment.
Reference: “Will eating soy increase my risk of breast cancer?”
Your skin may react to a new skin product. Active ingredients that stimulate cell turnover in the skin may cause what is perceived to be a skin break out. It should be short lived and is ultimately a sign that the product you are using contains effective active ingredients.
Hernuvin was specifically developed for women during and after cancer treatments. However, if you are unsure, then first try a small amount of a new product on the inside of your upper arm to exclude rare but not impossible skin reactions.
The Hernuvin wash can be used for the whole body (including your scalp) except the skin around your eyes.
A small amount (1-2ml) is all that is necessary. Excess cream can be applied to the back of your neck and hands.