Skin Whitening
Outline: Efficacy Evaluation of a Skin Treatment Product
Objective: To determine if the use of a Treatment Product Helps in lightening the skin
Subjects: 30 Asian and/or Hispanic Women
Timing: 8-Week Study
Start Within Two Weeks of Receipt of Samples
Draft Report Issued Within 4 Weeks After Completion
Quantity: 35 Individual Containers with Enough Product to Last for 4 Weeks.
Methodology: Chromameter® (Minolta) Measurement for Pigment
Clinical Assessment of Pigment
Subject Questionnaire

The upper arm of each subject will be used as the designated test site. Baseline measurements will be made using a Minolta Chromameter®. A trained evaluator will also assess the color of each upper arm according to a differential scale (baseline measurements need to be of equal value to enroll).

Subjects will then be given the product to use at home, diaries to record date and time of product application and significant comments, and instructions for use. The test site will be treated with the test product, the other upper arm will remain untreated throughout the study.

After 2, 4, and 8 weeks of use, subjects will return for follow-up evaluations. Subjects will respond to a brief questionnaire at the final visit.

Results will be statistically analyzed.