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Efficacy of Punica granatum L. based cosmeceutical products in improving hydration and skin color

A. K., Azad and Wan Sulaiman, Wan Mohd Azizi and Daud, N.A. (2016) Efficacy of Punica granatum L. based cosmeceutical products in improving hydration and skin color. Asian Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 2 (1 (Jan-Feb)). pp. 1-5. ISSN 2455-2674

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Objective: This study aimed to determine the efcacy of Pomegranate based cosmeceutical product as skin whitening and hydrating agents. The study are conducted by selecting marketed pomegranate skincare Materials and methods: products which are the body shop pomegranate cream and skin food pomegranate emulsion and the subjected to applied the product every night on the back of the forearm for a duration of one month. The initial and nal reading were compared and analyzed by DermaLab® Combo Handling Techniques. This study found that both products Results: showed positive result for skin whitening and hydrating activity however their superiority in terms of efcacy cannot be made due to subject compliance issue, the formulation differences as well as other environmental factors such as drinking and sun light exposure. Findings of this study suggest that the L. would be Conclusion: Punica granatum potential skin whitening and antihydrating agent in pharmaceutical or cosmeceutical products in near future.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4219/51429
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hydration, Whitening, Pomegranate, , DermaLa
Subjects: R Medicine > RL Dermatology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Pharmacy > Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Wan Mohd Azizi Wan Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2016 09:39
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2016 16:40
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/51429

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