Moisturization Testing

Moisturization Testing

Assessing your products ability to mosturize the skin is commonly performed at BioScience Laboratories. Using various specialized bioinstrumentation including:TEWL, Corneometer, Mexameter, Visoscan & Skicon, as well as Board Certified Dermatologists. BSLI has the experience and expertise for your moisturization studies. 

Bioinstrumentation equipment  & Procedures
  • Leg Controlled Application Technique (LCAT)- Estimates the relative skin irritation potential
  • Forearm Controlled Application Technique (FCAT)- Estimates the relative skin irritation potential
  • Corneometer- Measures epidermal water content, an indicator of dryness & damaged skin
  • Tewameter- Measures the rate of transepidermal water loss, an indicator of damaged skin
  • Visoscan- Measures several qualities of the skin, such as scaliness and wrinckling, by means of digital scanning and computer analysis of the resulting image
  • Digital Photography- Provides visual display of the skin for subjective pre/post application comparisons 
  • DSQUAME- Provides an indicator of dryness, harvests & preserves for enumeration epidermal squames by adhesively lifting them from the skin
  • Skicon- A non-invasive technique which uses high-frequency conductance to measure skin hydration

BioScience Laboratories scientific personnel are trained extensively for visual evalution of skin condition, and we also can provide board-certified dermatologists for studies of products requring dermatologically tested claims.

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Clinical Laboratory

Our start-to-finish solution for clinical trials begins with understanding our client’s end goals for the study and aiding them in the study design.  Throughout the project we remain in on-going contact with our sponsors to ensure that the project is managed with the best interest of the client in mind.  

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Cosmetic & Beauty Product Testing

BioScience Laboratories, Inc. (BSLI) offers comprehensive in-vitro and clinical cosmetic testing capabilities. BSLI performs human clinical evaluations performed for safety, efficacy and claims support of cosmetics, raw materials, toiletries, personal care, household and dermal OTC's. We specialize in customized studies to support product claims from moisturization, anti-aging, antiperspirant and acne to…

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Personal Care Products

We serve clients from around the world who contract us to perform investigative studies on a wide range of personal care products. Standard, validated protocols have been developed to substantiate a wide variety of personal care product claims as well as claims for prescription and over-the-counter drug products. Specialized testing for these…

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