Body Care

ISPE has over 25 years of international experience in evaluation of products for direct skin contacts: safety, efficacy, sensory aspects, consumer’s reaction. From anti-cellulite to deodorants, from anti-stretch marks to lenitive products, our clear, accurate and fast reports tell you their performances.

Body Care Test and Claim

Tolerability

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Claim

Skin irritation potential evaluation through 48-hour Patch Test:
- occlusive
- open
- fabric products
Dermatologically tested
Hypoallergenicity forecast test thorough 72-hours patch test:
- occlusive
- open
- fabric products
Hypoallergenic. Without common allergens. Dermatologically tested
ComedogenicityNon comedogenic
Repeated Wash TestRespects the skin barrier. Mild. For sensitive skin. Frequent use
Tolerability under medical supervision (Dermatologist, Ophthalmologist)Dermatologically tested. Ophthalmologically tested. Good skin tolerability/compatibility. Non irritant
Fotopatch TestDoes not induce photoirritation
Repeated-Insult
Patch Test
Does not induce sensitization. Hypoallergenic. Without common allergens. Dermatologically tested
Repeated application testDermatologically tested
Het-Cam TestWell tolerated by mucous membranes

Efficacy

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Claim

HydrationMoisturizing.
For dry skin
Skin's deep hydrationMoisturizing. Deep moisturizing. For dry skin
pH-metryRespects physiological pH.
Neutral, mild
TEWLRestoring.
Soothing.
Repairing.
Stronger moisture barrier.
Lenitive.
For sensitive and atopic skin
Laser doppler flowmetryImproves skin blood micro-flow
Optical profile analysis with skin replicaReduces fine lines. Smoothing.
Lifting
3D Optical profile analysis with PrimosReduces fine lines. Smoothing.
Lifting
Elasticity Elasticizing.
Firming.
Tonifying.
Nourishing
Ultrasound skin ecographyPlumping.
Densifying
Anti cellulite efficacySmoothing.
Reshaping.
Firming.
Tonifying.
Refines, reduces orange peel skin.
Includes E11U, E15U,
E17U, E25U, E31U tests
Anti stretch mark efficacyReduces the appearance of stretch mark.
revention and treatment of stretch mark.
Skin smoothing.
Firming.
Tonifying. Includes E15U and E25U tests
Lightening efficacy (skin and spots) Reduces dark spots. Improves skin radiance.
More even skin tone. Brightening
Cell renewal Increases skin cell turnover.
Exfoliating
Deodorant efficacyDeodorant effect.
Efficacy on unpleasant odour caused by bacteria.
Long lasting (48h)
Barrier effectProtects skin barrier
Restoring, lenitive effect after SLS Soothing.
Against irritation/lenitive.
Restores and repairs skin barrier
Lenitive effect after UVSoothing UV erythema.
Lenitive.
After sun
Anti pollution effectProtects from air pollution

Sensory Evaluation

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Qualitative or Quantitative Sensory Analysis performed by panel of expert assessors

  • Identification of the main sensory performances


  • Sensory profile


  • Monitoring of competitors' products


  • Comparative tests over specific features or sensory performances


  • Analysis of the differences perception


  • Evaluation of the sensation intensity


  • Substantiation of marketing's expectations


  • Development of new formulas


  • Assessment of shelf-life and PAO


  • Homogeneity among different batches


  • Stability analysis


  • Analysis of correlation between sensory perceptions and instrumental evaluations




Subjective evaluation of consumers

  • Evaluation of the efficacy pleasantness, performances and intention of purchase


  • Comparative studies about competitors'products

In vitro

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Claim

Evaluation of the enzymatic activity (collagenase, elastase and hyaluronidase enzyme)
Evaluation of the DNA protectionProtect DNA.
Evaluation of the antioxidant activityAntioxidant.
Evaluation of the detox efficacy on human fibroblastsDetox.
Citotoxicity ealution (NRU or MTT test)
Evaluation of the skin irritation on a 3D modelNot irritant.
Phototoxicity evaluationNot phototoxic.
Evaluation of the pro-sensitization effectNot sensitizing.
Anti-pollution evaluationAnti-pollution.
Anti-pollution evaluation of cleansing wipes (previously used in vivo)Anti-pollution.