SKIN LIGHTENING STUDIES
CIDP proposes various study designs to evaluate the qualitative and quantitative effect of products on skin pigmentation. Various aspects such as improvement in skin tone, reduction in skin spots, glossiness, brightness and radiance can be evaluated using instrumental techniques.
The study can be designed with evaluation at several timepoints: Baseline, D14, D28, D56, D84.
- Dermatological Evaluation (from digital pictures or in vivo evaluation)
- Digital Photographic Techniques followed by Image analysis.
- Spectrophotometric Techniques (Spectrophotometer®, Chromameter® or Mexameter®) to measure skin color
- Spectrophotometric Intracutaneous Analysis to determine the Melanin and Haemoglobin concentration
- Self-evaluation questionnaire
Evaluation of the effect of products on complexion homogeneity by:
Evaluation of the effect of products on complexion Radiance by:
- Clinical Evaluation by Dermatologist or Beauticians
- The CLBT Sensory Methodology
- Spectrophotometric methods using Chromameter®, Glossymeter®, Glossymeter®
- Digital Photographic Technique followed by Image Analysis