JCDSA  Vol.3 No.4 , December 2013
An Innovative Concept Gel to Prevent Skin Aging

The study aimed to evaluate the instrumental and clinical properties of an innovative gel formulation for anti-aging treatment. This was an open, non-controlled study, where the eligible subjects, divided into three subgroups according to age, had to perform a single dose application of the gel on the face for a short-term evaluation and a 4-week repeated use, twice a day, for a long-term evaluation. Instrumental and clinical evaluations had to be performed mono-laterally at the level of the face (right or left side according to a predisposed randomization list) in basal conditions (T0), 20 minutes after the first dose application (T20min) and after 2 and 4 weeks of treatment (T2wks - T4wks). Thirty-three subjects completed the study showing, after only 20 minutes from the 1st product application, a clinically important and statistically significant improvement of crow’s feet, skin dullness clinical score and cutaneous microrelief clinical score (p < 0.05), after 2 weeks of treatment an improvement of skin tonicity (p < 0.05) and after 4 weeks of treatment having a significant decrease of nasolabial folds clinical score (p < 0.05). The study showed the great efficacy of an innovative anti-aging gel in reducing the skin roughness and skin dryness, improving the skin firmness and, in general, providing a global skin rejuvenation.

Cite this paper
A. Sparavigna, B. Tenconi, I. Deponti, F. Scarci, M. Caserini and F. Mailland, "An Innovative Concept Gel to Prevent Skin Aging," Journal of Cosmetics, Dermatological Sciences and Applications, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2013, pp. 271-280. doi: 10.4236/jcdsa.2013.34041.

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