Dermatologist-Developed & Clinically-Proven
What started as a path to better understand hair loss & excessive hair shedding in women led to a breakthrough solution for stronger, fuller, more beautiful hair.
CONTROL HAIR SHEDDING
A team of world-renowned dermatologists & scientists set out to better understand the prevalence of hair shedding in women and what mechanisms could be engaged to help control it.
A closer look at the science of goosebumps led to a deeper understanding of how to strengthen, secure & protect hair at the root. Five years later - supported by three, scientifically-proven clinical studies & granted a US patent - the first & only cosmetic formula to reduce hair shedding was born.
Concept for INTACT is created & initial hypothesis tested by team of dermatologists.
Study for prevalence of hair shedding in women proves there is a problem, yet NO solution.
Conclude successful formulation of novel cosmetic product to reduce hair shedding.
Conclude the safety and efficacy testing of the novel cosmetic in preparation for commercial launch.
Soft launch of INTACT to select outlets with continued market testing and research.
INTACT launches direct to consumer and to the professional beauty channel.
US Patent granted for INTACT formula.
Styling without shedding: Novel topical formula reduces hair shedding by contracting the arrector pili muscle.
McCoy J, Goren A, Kovacevic M, Situm M, Stanimirovic A, Shapiro J, Sinclair R.
Dermatol Ther. 2018 Jan;31(1). doi: 10.1111/dth.12575. Epub 2017 Nov 28. PubMed PMID: 29193553.
Prevalence of hair shedding among women.
Kovacevic M, Goren A, Shapiro J, Sinclair R, Lonky NM, Situm M, Bulat V, Bolanca Z, McCoy J.
Dermatol Ther. 2016 Oct 6. doi: 10.1111/dth.12415.
α1-AR Agonist induced piloerection protects against the development of Traction Alopecia.
Goren A, Shapiro J, Sinclair R, Kovacevic M, McCoy J.
Dermatol Ther. 2016 May;29(3):160-3