Non-comedogenic study, 2019

Trial centre Complife, Italy. Objective To test whether Bio‑Oil Skincare Oil is likely to cause acne and comedones (pimples). Sample Subjects: 20 participants, 14 female and 6 male of varying ethnicities with acne prone skin. Age of participants: 18 to 65. Methodology Randomised and controlled. The product was applied on a disk of filter paper [...]

Non-comedogenic study, 20192021-06-07T13:39:27+03:00

Sensitive skin test, 2019

Trial centre Complife, Italy. Objective To assess the potential of Bio‑Oil Skincare Oil to cause skin irritation. Sample 25 participants, 19 male and 6 female, all with sensitive skin according to lactic acid stinging test. Age of participants: 18 to 65. Methodology Randomised and controlled. Two areas were evaluated: area to which a negative control [...]

Sensitive skin test, 20192021-06-07T13:37:43+03:00

Acne scar study, 2012

Trial centre Dept. of Dermatology, Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, China. Objective An exploratory study to assess the efficacy of Bio‑Oil Skincare Oil in improving the appearance of facial acne scars on Chinese subjects. Sample Subjects: 44 Chinese subjects with newly formed acne scars on the face (<1 year old). Bio‑Oil Skincare Oil treatment cell [...]

Acne scar study, 20122021-06-07T13:05:18+03:00

Absorption study, 2011

Trial centre proDERM Institute for Applied Dermatological Research, Hamburg, Germany. Study 1: Trained raters Objective To assess the rate of absorption of Bio‑Oil Skincare Oil after standardised application and rubbing in. Sample Subjects: 22 trained raters (21 female and 1 male). Test site: test products applied to the volar forearm of all raters. Methodology Double-blind, [...]

Absorption study, 20112021-06-07T13:42:01+03:00

Dehydrated skin study, 2011

Trial centre Photobiology Laboratory of the Medical University of South Africa. Study 1: Stratum corneum hydration and barrier function Objective To assess the effect of a single application of Bio‑Oil Skincare Oil to improve stratum corneum (SC) barrier function and hydration. Sample Subjects: 40 female participants of varying ethnicities. Test site: test products applied to [...]

Dehydrated skin study, 20112021-06-07T13:30:56+03:00

Ageing skin study, 2011

Trial centre Thomas J. Stephens & Associates, Inc., Texas, United States of America. Study 1: Face and neck Objective To evaluate the efficacy of Bio‑Oil Skincare Oil when used by women with mild to moderate photodamaged (ageing) skin on the face and neck. Sample Subjects: 67 female participants of varying ethnicities with clinically determined mild [...]

Ageing skin study, 20112021-06-07T13:28:17+03:00

Uneven skin tone study, 2011

Trial centre Thomas J. Stephens & Associates, Inc., Texas, United States of America Objective To evaluate the efficacy of Bio‑Oil Skincare Oil in improving the appearance of uneven skin tone and mottled pigmentation when used by women with mild to moderate photodamaged (ageing) skin on the face and neck. Sample Subjects: 67 female participants of [...]

Uneven skin tone study, 20112021-06-07T13:23:17+03:00

Striae study, 2010

Trial centre proDERM Institute for Applied Dermatological Research, Hamburg, Germany. Objective To assess the efficacy of Bio‑Oil Skincare Oil in improving the appearance of striae. Sample Subjects: 38 female participants of varying ethnicities. Striae causes: various (post pregnancy, weight gain or adolescent growth spurt). Striae locations: abdomen, thigh and hips. Age of participants: 18 to [...]

Striae study, 20102021-06-07T13:06:56+03:00

Scar study, 2010

Trial centre proDERM Institute for Applied Dermatological Research, Hamburg, Germany. Objective To assess the efficacy of Bio‑Oil Skincare Oil in improving the appearance of scars. Sample Subjects: 36 female participants of varying ethnicities. Scar ages: newly formed to 3 years old. Scar locations: abdomen, leg, arm, neck, knee, trunk, upper body. Age of participants: 18 [...]

Scar study, 20102021-06-07T12:59:21+03:00

Occlusivity study, 2008

Trial centre Trial conducted by Prof. Dr. J Wiechers at Rigano Laboratories, Milan, Italy. Objective To evaluate whether Bio‑Oil Skincare Oil demonstrates a similar occlusivity level to vernix caseosa. Vernix caseosa is widely considered by cosmetic scientists as the ‘gold standard’ in skin moisturisation because of its ideal occlusivity level. Methodology Known quantities of water [...]

Occlusivity study, 20082021-06-07T13:43:30+03:00
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