A Pilot study to evaluate safety and efficacy of Papenglow (Herbal Face-Pack) in healthy human subjects

Abstract: Background: Homemade natural face packs and masks make way for smooth, radiant and silky skin. The Natural face packs do contain some vital vitamins that are required for the health and glow of your skin. The Natural face packs do contain some vital vitamins that are required for the health and glow of your skin. Aims and objectives: This study was planned to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the PAPENGLOW (Herbal Face Pack) on “ Oilyskin “ application and to achieve instant glow on skin in healthy human subjects. Material and methods: After confirming eligibility, 30 patients were enrolled in the study and each of the patients was provided with Papenglow (Herbal Face Pack). This was conducted in accordance to the ICH-GCP guidelines with approval from Independent Ethics Committee. Written Informed consent was obtained from these patients after a thorough explanation of the study. Results and discussion: A total of 30 (15 females and 15 males) patients were enrolled in the study. There was significant improvement in the facial skin texture and glow, after a week’s application, and the improvement trend continued, till the end of the study period. Conclusion: This study observed a significant improvement in the facial skin texture and glow, after a week’s application in almost all persons; and also, there were no clinically significant adverse reactions, with excellent overall compliance. This beneficial effect might have been due to the synergistic antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and UVR protective properties of the ingredients, which also have excellent safety profile. Limitations and recommendation: This was a pilot study conducted only on 30 subjects with only single study centre furthermore comprehensive and detailed multi centric study can be done to evaluate the effectiveness of “Papenglow”.

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[Amit Madan, Abhishek Arun, Sudeep Verma (2014); A Pilot study to evaluate safety and efficacy of Papenglow (Herbal Face-Pack) in healthy human subjects Int. J. of Adv. Res. 2 (4). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

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