Monday, 22 March 2010

A birthmark the size of a fifty-pence piece


made Juchheim's childhood difficult because the other children used to laugh when they saw it. That is why he has been committed to discovering the secrets of beauty ever since. Today, Juchheim is 57, has two children of his own, is a qualified medical consultant for aesthetic and regenerative medicine and immunology and has invented an unusual range of Effect Cosmetics containing active ingredients from desert plants plus peptides and hyaluronic acid. The products unite traditional Ayurvedic medicine with the latest scientific findings and partly let wrinkles disappear and regenerate the skin in only four minutes.
So what exactly has happened between the birthmark story and the launch of the Effect Cosmetics range? "I want to help," says the doctor succinctly. He comes straight to the point: there is a lot to do - his medical practice, his research activities, his journeys and his ceaseless curiosity about nature and life. As he heads towards the door, he relates the story of a patient who came to him for asthma treatment. "I treated her wrinkles," he calls from the corridor, "and her asthma disappeared." Humans are complex creatures and the woman's new self-confidence helped her immune system to regenerate. He says he will tell me the rest later, but he is now due in the operating room. And off he goes