New pubblication on Journal of Cosmetology & Trichology – Volume 5 Issue 1
Efficacy and Safety of L-Cystine Associated or not to a Natural Keratin (Kera-Diet®) Hydrolysate on Hair and Nails: Randomised, Placebo-Controlled, Clinical Trial on Healthy Females
Vincenzo Nobile, Joel Duperray, Enza Cestone, Renaud Sergheraert and Francesco Tursi
The acute Telogen Effluvium (aTE) and the Brittle Nail Syndrome (BNS) are two medical conditions affecting both males and females. A dietary approach based on aminoacids and/or on protein hydrolysate could be a safe and effective approach in reducing hair loss during acute telogen effluvium and in improving brittle nails conditions. In this study, we investigated the efficacy of L-cystine (CYS) associated or not to a commercially available hydrolysate (KDC) of natural keratin obtained from a non-human source (feathers) in improving both aTE and BNS symptoms.
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