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Cosmetics Moisturizing Efficacy Test Package


Cosmetics Moisturizing Efficacy Test Package

Service Scope

Cosmetic products are marketed with different types of claims to highlight their functions and stand out in the market. Consumers, on the other hand, have expectations on the products to deliver their claimed functions effectively. Failing to meet the expectations will disappoint the users and devalue the product brand. Verifying efficacy claims has become important that it delivers true information with scientific support and does not mislead the consumers.

Many consumers look for a good skin moisturizer. Do you want to verify if your product has a moisturizing formula? Are you looking for a scientific solution to support the hydration claims of your cosmetic products?

With our clinical laboratories, we can help you verify the hydration efficacy of the cosmetic products and offer you a scientific way to substantiate product claims like ‘an effective moisturizer’, ‘instant moisturizing’, ‘Provides up to XX hours of moisturization’, etc. Contact us now. See below test plan for details.

Interested to know more about how SGS QR code services support your claims? Please see details in remarks.

Technical Specification

Test Description

Short-term moisturizing efficacy test
Recruitment of 24 individual Asian panel of consumers. Application of the product on test site as instructed. Measurement of hydration level of test site at T=0, T=1hr, T=3hr and T=6hr by Corneometer.


Panel size and time point of measurement can be adjusted to fit for the design of product.

What is SGS QR code service and How does it provide value for you?
SGS QR code service is suitable for products sold in traditional retail shops and e-commerce platforms. This is an authorization to display an SGS QR code on a product that allows quick access to SGS test report on an online platform. This enhances trust building between your products and the consumers by showing the product is tested by a reliable third party and proven to meet certain quality standard. With the display of QR code, you could gain a competitive edge and differentiate your products in the market.

If you apply QR code service, after your product is tested, a dedicated QR code will be generated along with the test report. This QR code can be displayed on the tested product. By scanning the QR code, it will direct your customers to an online platform where the key information and test report could be accessed. Customers can easily access the information through a trusted third party platform by their own mobile device upon product selection.

Please let us know if you would like to explore this opportunity of using SGS QR code service.

Strength & benefits

Large pool of panellists
Provide high capacity of human patch testing volume

Dermatologist and clinical experts
Provide expertise judgement and evaluation opinion on product safety

Order flow

1. Request A Quote

Complete the form to get an initial quote online

2. Confirm Quote

Confirm test and product details to finalize the quote

3. Arrange Payment

Confirm test and product details to finalize the quote

4. Send Sample

Send the sample with the printed form

5. Receive Report

Receive our test report by email


You can submit a quote request by completing the form to get an initial quote or reply within 1 working day.

It is not necessary to create an account for a quote request, you can complete the form to submit a quote request to us.

If you place an order as a guest, please check our notifications at your email box. Please remember to check promotional and junk mail box if you can’t find it.

If you place an order as a member, please log in and check the status of your order under “Quote Request” or “Orders”.

Step 1 – Arrange T/T payment through your preferred bank

Step 2 – Send payment receipt to your dedicated specialist in the acknowledgment email

Step 3 – Your payment will be verified within 2 working days

Step 4 – Confirmation email with service details will be sent upon payment verification

You will receive a test application form, sample requirement and delivery details in confirmation email upon successful payment, please complete the form and send the required sample(s) to our competence center in Hong Kong.

Please contact your dedicated specialist to submit your request. It will be reviewed case by case depending on the order process.

No, you can’t cancel and refund the paid order unless there is a quality or service delivery issue.


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