This Season is Barley Green

Embrace Your Loved Ones. Embrace The Effect.


For this year’s annual Holiday Gift Sets, BIOEFFECT has commissioned embroidery and jewelry artist, James Merry to create a unique piece of artwork that is embodied in the packaging. The design is a botanical-inspired piece and incorporates the iconic green and white BIOEFFECT stripes as well as the EGF (epidermal growth factor) protein structure and barley plant which are the building blocks of our award-winning formulations.

“This design grew out of my research into the shape & structure of the actual EGF protein used in the Bioeffect skincare products. When I first saw how the protein looked, it reminded me of ribbons or threads unspooling. As a textile artist, these forms obviously appealed to me greatly” said James Merry, the visual artist that created the unique artwork. “I wanted to create a design that would pay homage to the scientific roots of the brand and to represent a fusion between the micro and the macro. So I embroidered the logo in a state of transformation, morphing first into the protein and then growing out into a silver barley plant.”

- James Merry, Iceland Based Artist

Each box is wrapped in a beautiful sleeve, decorated with unique artwork designed and handsewn by acclaimed Iceland-based artist James Merry, known for his work for Icelandic superstar Björk. The luxurious and realistic design created exclusively for the BIOEFFECT Holiday Gift Sets has a beautiful texture thanks to matte and gloss finishes along with a tactile embossed effect to emulate the illusion of an embroidered piece of fabric. The image, inspired by the barley plants grown in the BIOEFFECT greenhouse in Iceland offer an organic and green feel while paying homage to the supercharged active ingredients of the products inside the gift set.

Not only are the premium boxes elegant in design they are also planet friendly and FSC (Forest Stewardship Concil) approved with paper that is sourced and produced from forests that are responsibly harvested. While completely recyclable the simple composition also makes the boxes ideal for reuse. Recyclable sleeve with BIOEFFECT signature stripes in glossy-on-matte varnish with an embossed pack shot of products. The F-flute paper insert that holds the products can easily be removed from the box and recycled as well.

The Gift Sets feature three different combination options ideal for anyone on your shopping list. The Power Duo Skincare Set is a returning favorite from last year and includes the EGF Serum and EGF Eye Serum. New for this year is the Skin Savior Skincare Set that features the EGF Serum, a limited-edition silver carrying case, and two Imprinting Hydrogel Masks, and the Hydration Heroes Skincare Set, aimed at a younger audience, with the newly launched Hydrating Cream and OSA Water Mist.


The newly launched Hydrating Cream is a fragrance-free moisturizer that combines pure, gentle Icelandic Water, Barley EGF, Hyaluronic Acid, and Vitamin E for a powerful rush of hydration. Maintain skin’s moisture levels throughout the day by giving it a couple of spritzes of OSA Water Mist, a lightweight face mist that goes on like a sheer veil and refreshes, rehydrates, and rebalances the skin – perfect for frequent travelers, commuters, and anyone working in environments with dry, recirculated air. Together the two products give your skin a rush of hydration.


A long-lasting, oil-free hydrating moisturizer that boosts moisture levels for 12 hours. From the land of magnificent waterfalls comes Iceland’s take on the water cream: a high-performance, antioxidant moisturizer that combines pure, gentle Icelandic Water, Barley EGF, Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin E for a powerful rush of nourishing moisture that leaves skin smooth, plump, and hydrated.


A refreshing, rehydrating, and rebalancing facial mist that works to hydrate and mattify the skin at the same time. Formulated with pure Icelandic Water, Hyaluronic Acid, and OSA (Orthosilicic Acid), a geothermal extract that helps support the skin’s structural integrity. Skin is left hydrated, healthy-looking and plump. Perfect for a refreshing boost of hydration throughout the day.

Retail $140 | Retail Value $165

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The award-winning, bestselling EGF Serum is incredibly potent on its own; significantly reducing appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, increases skin firmness and elasticity, while restoring your skin’s youthful radiance. The EGF Eye Serum contains a higher concentration of EGF to specifically target the delicate eye area, minimizing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, reducing under-eye puffiness, and leaving the skin looking radiant and firm. Together they provide you with an impressive EGF routine that delivers real, lasting results.