Scar user trial, 2002

Trial centre

Ayton-Moon, Somerset, United Kingdom.

Objective

To rate the ability of Bi-Oil to improve the appearance of scars, in an 82-person user trial.

Sample

Subjects: 82 participants including adults and children. Scar ages: newly formed to older than 10 years. Scar types: raised, flat and depressed scars, ranging from minor burns and grazes to surgical scars. Scar locations: various.

Methodology

Product applied 3 times daily for 4 weeks. Participants instructed to massage in a circular motion until product fully absorbed. Interviews conducted at 0, 2 and 4 weeks. Participants rated the improvement they noticed on a scale from 1 - 9 (1 representing ‘no improvement’ and 9 representing ‘much improvement’).

Result

82% of participants recorded an improvement in the appearance of their scars after 4 weeks.