SPF test

SPF test: Sunscreens are regulated in all developed countries and are classified as cosmetics or over-the-counter (OTC) drugs depending on local regulations. These differences in regulatory status arise also in the testing methodology. We can assess the compliance of sunscreens according to the main countries requirements: FDA Final Rule (2011) – Static and Water Resistance…

Soft Focus

Soft Focus: Soft focus refers to a photographic technique producing images with reduced details. In cosmetic products, a similar effect can be achieved using (light scattering) particles able to interact with the light to optically blur the skin. Parallel polarized digital photos are taken in standard lighting conditions. Photos are then analyzed by a specific…

Self Tanning

Self Tanning: Skin colour is measured using a colorimeter. The L* (lightness) and b* (yellow chroma) values are measured in the CIELab space and are mathematically elaborated in order to calculate the Individual Typology Angle (ITA°). ITA° is related to skin colour. Instrumental evaluations may be associated with clinical/dermatological assessment Claims Self tanning Uniform tanning…

Sebum balancing effect

Sebum balancing effect: Sebum balancing effect is assessed through a spectrophotometric method able to measure the skin sebum content. Claims Sebum normalizing Sebum regulating Sebum balancing Help to regulate the skin sebum levels Mattifying effect Other techniques Digital macrophotography Clinical analysis of the sebum normalizing efficacy and / or the mattifying effect Self-assessment (consumer test)…

Peeling / Exfoliating Effect

Peeling/Exfoliating Effect: Skin exfoliation is evaluated by means of image analysis carried out on Corneofix® foil. Claims Skin exfoliation Skin moisturization Other techniques Clinical analysis Self-assessment (consumer test) ServicesAuditingCertificationConsultingInspectionTests and AnalysisChemical AnalysisEfficacy TestsMicrobiological TestsSafety TestsTraining Markets Cosmetics Get more info about this testDiscover how your dedicated expert Dr. Valentina Zanoletti can support you Contact us

Make-up Removal

Make-up Removal: Make-up removal is assessed by means of clinical evaluation, according to a clinical score scale. Claims Efficient make-up removal The make-up is perfectly removed Other techniques Self-assessment (consumer test) ServicesAuditingCertificationConsultingInspectionTests and AnalysisChemical AnalysisEfficacy TestsMicrobiological TestsSafety TestsTraining Markets Cosmetics Get more info about this testDiscover how your dedicated expert Dr. Stefania Raco can support…