No Grow Study
OBSERVATIONAL STUDY OF NO GROW HAIR REMOVAL CREAM
A total of 68 participants, 46 female and 22 males between the ages of 23 and 67 years, completed the study. Six participants did not complete the study for personal scheduling reasons. Participants were randomly split into two groups. Half were given No Grow and half were given placebo consisting of moisturizing creams. This was applied at weekly intervals for four weeks on the same day over a study period of 90 days.
Participants returned every week for measurement and evaluation. The following significant differences could be observed between No Grow treated areas and the placebo treated areas of the skin. An overall decrease in hair density on areas with No Grow of +/- 25% every week was measured using Cross-Section Trichometer over one scare centimeter of skin x 100 (mm2/cm2 x 100). Participants also noted a reduction in hair thickness during the study.
At the conclusion of the 30 day study an overall decrease in hair density on No Grow treated areas was +/- 93% measured using a Cross-Section Trichometer. No Grow has been shown to be a safe and effective method for progressively reducing hair root growth.
Dr Shibata, MD, Dr T. Saito, MD. J.L. Ueda.
24 February 2012
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