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A Clinical Study for Moisturizing Effects of Herbal Cosmetics Containing Sinhyotakrisan Extracts
A Clinical Study for Moisturizing Effects of Herbal Cosmetics Containing Sinhyotakrisan Extracts
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology. 2016. Feb, 29(1): 81-92
  • Published : February 25, 2016
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Kang Min-Seo
Kim Yong-Min
Kim Hee-Taek

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Objectives : The purpose of this study is to confirm the moisturizing effects of Herbal cosmetics containing Sinhyotakrisan(SHTL) extracts on facial skin.Methods : A total of 23 women who visited Semyung Oriental Medical Center from January 10th, 2014 to Feburary 12th, 2014 were included in the study. Provided both cosmetics containing Sinhyotakrisan extract and control products, all the subjects applied one of them to half face and another to remaining half for 4 weeks. We observed change of skin hydration, skin elasticity, skin scale in 0 week, 2 weeks, and 4weeks. Statistical anyalysis was performed by using SPSS, and statistical significance was achieved if the proability was less than 5%(p<0.05).Results : 1. After 4 weeks of using SHTL, skin hydration showed a statistically significant increase compared with using control product(p=0.011). And improvement rate also did(p=0.031). 2. After 4 weeks of using SHTL, skin elasticity showed statistically significant increase compared with using control product(p=0.025). But improvement rate didn't showed statistically significant increase(p=0.068). 3. After 4 weeks of using SHTL, skin scale showed a statistically significant decrease compared with using control product(p=0.029). And improvement rate also did(p=0.047).Conclusions : Considering the above results, herbal cosmetics containing Sinhyotakrisan extracts were effective for skin moisturizing.
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