Efficacy and Tolerability of the Tested Formula After 3 Months of Treatment of Facial Hyperpigmentation of 3 Origins


Cosmetique Active


Not yet enrolling




Other: tested product

Study type


Funder types



LRP23021-D serum

Details and patient eligibility


The objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy, cosmetic acceptability and improvement of the stigmatization of the tested product (2039125 03) used bis in die (BID) for 3 months in adult patients suffering from mild to moderate melasma, or mild to moderate acne induced post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, or solar lentigo.

Full description

Hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition in which the color of the skin becomes darker. These changes result from an excess of melanin production, distribution, or transport which can be caused by various internal and external factors such as genetic predisposition, hormonal changes, inflammation, acne, ultraviolet (UV) exposure. Typical hyperpigmentation disorders include post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, melasma and solar lentigines. This open, single-centre, three-arm study is carried out with a new cosmetic formulation developed with the aim of acting on facial hyperpigmentation and used under normal conditions of use with before/after comparisons. This clinical trial is conducted in accordance with the protocol, the HELSINKI declaration (1964) and subsequent amendments, and/or the International Council on Harmonization (ICH) Good Clinical Practices (GCP)/ and in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements. Statistical Analysis: Efficacy Analysis: in each group, the quantitative parameters are analyzed using a mixed-effect model. This model includes Time and baseline as fixed effects. Patient are added as random effect. The comparisons between post-baseline time-point and baseline are performed whatever the interaction results using a Dunnett adjustment. Degrees of freedom for the comparisons are approximated by the Kenward-Roger method. Safety Analysis: no statistical analysis will be performed on safety. The data are presented descriptively. Categorical data are summarized using the number and percentage of patients in each category. Continuous data are summarized using the arithmetic mean, Standard Deviation (SD), Q1, Q3, minimum, median and maximum values. Regarding the sample size determination, there was no formal calculation. A number of 20 patients in each group (i.e. 60 patients in total) was considered sufficient to meet the study objective.


60 estimated patients




18+ years old


Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • all phototypes
  • only one of the following pigmentary conditions on the face: epidermal or mixed, mild to moderate melasma; mild to moderate acne-induced PIHP; solar lentigo
  • female patient of childbearing potential must use one of the reliable methods of contraception and agree not to change it during the study
  • patient agreeing not to be exposed to ultraviolet radiation (UV), natural (sun) or artificial (tanning salon), during the study

Exclusion criteria

  • female patient who gave birth less than 3 months prior to Day 0, who is pregnant, breast-feeding or who plans to become pregnant during the study
  • male patient with beard or facial hair, which would interfere with clinical evaluation or clinical procedure baseline)
  • patient with any inflammatory dermatosis of the face such as seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea etc.
  • severe melasma, dermal melasma
  • patient with facial pigmentary disorders other than those described in inclusion criteria
  • patient who has used topical depigmenting agents such as hydroquinone and derivatives, glycolic acid, kojic acid, retinoids and derivatives, azelaic acid, niacinamide within 1 month prior to Day 0/Baseline visit
  • patient who has used systemic treatments such as tranexamic acid and oral melatonin within 1 month prior to Day 0/Baseline visit;
  • patient who has used drugs inducing pigmentation such as tetracyclines, fluoroquinolones, antiepileptics within 1 month prior to Day 0/Baseline visit

Trial design

Primary purpose




Interventional model

Parallel Assignment


None (Open label)

60 participants in 3 patient groups

mild to moderate melasma
Experimental group
adult patients suffering from mild to moderate melasma (Investigator's Global Assessment (IGA) 1 or 2)
Other: tested product
mild to moderate acne induced PIHP
Experimental group
adult patients suffering from mild to moderate acne-induced PIHP (IGA 1 or 2) without active acne (i.e. less than 10 inflammatory lesions)
Other: tested product
solar lentigo
Experimental group
adult patients suffering from solar lentigo with a pigmentation score > 5
Other: tested product

Trial contacts and locations



Central trial contact

Fatimata LY

Data sourced from clinicaltrials.gov

Clinical trials

Find clinical trialsTrials by location
© Copyright 2024 Veeva Systems