Skin claims tests

Anti-ageing covers a substantially broad area of claims, including lightening and evening associated with both the prevention and the treatment of chronological and environmental effects on the condition of human skin. Instrumentally based clinical methods are available for the substantiation of claims related to anti-ageing.

Claim Appropriate Test

Fine Lines and Wrinkles Silicone impressions and depth Profilometry or Visioline®
Moisture Loss Corneometer – impedance test
Skin Dryness D – Squame skin stripping
Skin Elasticity Cutometer
Skin Roughness Silicone impressions and Ra (Mean Roughness)
Visible Pores Low resolution photography – expert assessment
Blotches and Ages Spots Minolta tri-stimulus spectrophotometry