Hyperpigmentation Facial Treatment

Study Number: C23-D097

Study Location: 

Dallas Research Center: 1801 N. Glenville Dr., Suite 250 Richardson, Texas 75081
Compensation: Up to $450




25-65 (Up to 75 for Asians)

Skin Type:

I-IV (Light to medium skin tones)

Study Description:

The purpose of this study is to see how effective a product is when used over the course of 12 weeks.

Study Requirements:

  • Must have discoloration, marks caused by acne, and uneven skin tones on the face.
  • Must have at least 1-2 dark spots (age spots and/or spots caused by previous pimples/acne) on the face.
  • Cannot be currently using self-tanning products or tinted products/moisturizer on the arms, and willing to not use for the duration of the study.
  • Must have facial products (non-exfoliating cleanser, toner [optional], moisturizer, and sunscreen [minimum SPF 15]) with a safe history of regular use and willing to bring them to visit 1 for documentation and to use them as instructed during the study.
  • Cannot have any significant medical conditions that are not controlled by diet or medication. If you are taking more than 5 medications, you may not be able to participate.
  • Cannot currently be participating in another study at SGS, another research facility or doctor’s office.
  • Cannot have participated on a study involving the face at SGS, another research facility or doctor’s office within the past 4 weeks or the upper arm within the past 2 weeks.

Visit 1 Instructions

  • Continue to use your normal non-exfoliating cleanser, toner (if used), and moisturizer on the face, but do not use any serums on the face for at least 2 days prior to visit 1.
  • Wear short sleeve or sleeveless shirt to allow your arm to be assessed. You can wear outerwear, but it will have to be removed during the study.
  • Items to bring with you:
    • Valid ID or passport
    • Bring your regularly used facial products (non-exfoliating cleanser, toner [if applicable], moisturizer, and sunscreen) with a history of safe usage in to your first visit for documentation.
  • Your first visit could take up to 2.5 hours.
  • If you are not able to make your appointment, please contact us ASAP by calling us at 833-530-7596.

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