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Kor J Aesthet Cosmetol > Volume 11(1); 2013 > Article
Kor J Aesthet Cosmetol 2013;11(1): 149-157.
천년초 손바닥 선인장 추출물을 적용한 MTS관리가 여성피부 개선에 미치는 영향
민정아, 배현숙
The Effect of Opuntia Humifusa and Microneedle Therapy System on the Women’s Facial Skin
Jung-ah Min, Hyun-sook Bae
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this study was to examine influence of Opunitia humifusa and MTS (Microneedle therapy system) in the women’s facial skin. The subjects were divided into experimental group (n=14) and control group (n=14). The experimental group was applied Opunitia humifusa and MTS of on facial’s right and control group was offered no management of on facial’s left. Experimental program was held for 30 minutes each time, once a week for eight weeks. Facial skin condition (moisture, sebum, roughness, pore, wrinkle, pigmentation) were analysed during the experiment. A significant increase of skin moisture was found in experimental group (p<.001). Also significant decrease of skin sebum, roughness, pore, wrinkle and pigmentation was found in experimental group (p<.001). But significant improvement of facial skin was not found in control group (p>.05). These result indicate that MTS could bring to desirable change to skin condition. Therefore these extracts from MTS and Opunitia humifusa might be good material for skin care and cosmetic.
Key words: Microneedle therapy system, Opuntia humifusa, Women’s facial skin
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