Kanapa Clinical Study Summary

Efficacy of Xtend-Life’s Kanapa™ for Skin Rejuvenation and Repair

Summary of six-week clinical trial on the effect of Kanapa™ blend on both men and women

Executive Summary

Comvita Innovation conducted a trial through the University of Auckland to evaluate the Xtend-Life Kanapa™ formulations. These formulations, containing species of native New Zealand herbs and unique anti-aging extracts, were developed as part of a premium skin care product range by Xtend-Life Natural Products.

The restorative anti-aging effects of the Kanapa™ Soothing Eye Contour Cream, Ultra-Light Sheer Day and Night Cream and Hydrating Facial Fluid For Men were investigated. This study focused on the anti-wrinkle effects that resulted from continuous daily application of these products over a six-week period.

Study Procedure

Twenty healthy volunteers (eight men and 12 women) aged 35 years and up participated in the trial. The anti-aging effects of the Kanapa™ formulations were evaluated with the 3D PRIMOS system which provides accurate and objective skin measurements with a resolution of up to 2.4 micrometres.

Summary of Results for Women

The female participants had their wrinkle parameters measured on the final day of treatment and compared to their initial baseline.

The following results were noted after just a six week period:


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Summary of Results for Men

The male participants had their wrinkle parameters measured on the final day of treatment and compared to their initial baseline.

The following results were noted after just a six week period:


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Feedback from Consumer Testing Panel

After using the products for six weeks, the independent consumer testing panel felt that Xtend-Life Kanapa™ formulations: