Claim-Supported Methods for Getting Rid of Pimples Fast
Acne and pimples are a distressing skin condition and there are countless products claiming to cure pimples overnight, it is crucial to discern the truly effective methods and distinguish them from those that are unsubstantiated. The information below are methods that help substantiate that products are effective.
Effective products should reduce the production of oil. Non-comedogenic cleansers and products with substantiated, non-drug related acne claims, may include, but are not limited to:
- Reduces the appearance of redness
- Sebum control
- Won’t clog pores
- Reduces breakouts
- Reduces the appearance of large pores
- Reduces the appearance of troubled skin
Companies whose products make these claims are subject to FDA regulations. Third-party independent laboratories should be FDA registered and inspected. Some testing techniques used to substantiate claims include:
- Acne Lesion Scoring and Expert Grading
- Color Analysis
- Before and After Photography
- Visia CR with analysis
All over the counter products’ claims must be validated prior to making label claims and going to market.
Spot Treatments and Patches
Spot treatments and patches are an effective way to individually treat pimples. Products containing benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid may be more effective in unclogging pores and reducing inflammation.
Substantiating Acne Claims
All over the counter skincare and cosmetic products that claim to reduce the appearance of pimples must undergo a series of claim support validation by an FDA registered lab. Validated Claim Support substantiates consumer product testing claims for better consumer protection and brand integrity.
To learn more about making a claim related to acne on your skincare product, we encourage you to contact us today.