Hair loss prevention efficacy test

Regulatory reference: Guidelines to Commission Regulation (EU) No 655/2013
Claim: Hair loss protection
Application field: Cosmetic products for hair and scalp treatment.
Description of the test: Clinical objective evaluation with high resolution imaging.
Pull test: count of the number of hairs collected under standardized traction. Trichographic analysis through cell biology techniques, and evaluation of the biological activity of collected hairs from each volunteer through MTT evaluation of cell vitality.
    Trichoscan phototrichogram:
  • Hair density in the target region (number of hairs/cm2);
  • Growth rate (mm/day);
  • Percentage of hairs in anagen phase;
  • Number of hairs in anagen phase.
Posted in Hair loss protection, Hair products, Claim for cosmetics