Over the past couple of years, the world has observed the rise of several game-changing skincare technologies. It involves the improvement of light therapy, artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), and 3D printing.
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1. ModiFace Skin AI
ModiFace Skin AI, developed by dermatologists, was launched in late 2016. This unique tool was formed to estimate the precise state of skin and see any potential skin differences through live video.
ModiFace, which is a leading provider of augmented reality technology for the beauty and medical industries, developed this app. With the collaboration of a group of experts and dermatologists, this technology can detect and quantify little changes in the skin.
These changes include dark spots, discoloration, rosacea, uneven skin, and dryness. This app can envision the differences before and after the use of any beauty product.
The Skin AI app from ModiFace is mostly based on measurements and specific input from dermatologists. On the instance of skincare products, this technology, powered by AI, is available either in the form of a mobile app or web-API competent of skin assessment.
Moreover, it covers app-based or web-based visualizations of the change in the state of the skin after the use of a particular product. This patented technology by Modiface comes after a decade of research at Stanford University.
It is used in AR apps for some of the most prominent players in the beauty industry, including Unilever, L’Oreal, Allergan, Sephora, and Yves Rocher.
2. Red Light Therapy
Red Light Therapy, new technology on the horizon, is one of the most reliable, most effective natural skin solutions available. It’s being used by some of the prime skincare professionals in the business for rejuvenation, wrinkles, acne, and healing scars & injuries.
Research after research has been done on Red Light Therapy and how light therapy can help you have better skin. Red light treatments have improved healing times, boosted collagen, improved appearance, reduced inflammation, and lowered acne, and scarring.
In this article, I will also talk about skincare professionals and everyday people using Red Light Therapy for better skin, and that too, with significant results. I will break down the plethora of peer-reviewed clinical research on red light therapy and its effect on overall skin health.
Red Light Therapy is a straightforward skincare treatment that’s been proven safe and useful across a broad base of clinical research. In this article, I am trying to give you a good overview of what it is and how it works if you’re not familiar with red light and its benefits already.
Shortly put, light therapy delivers concentrated, safe wavelengths of natural light to your cells and skin, with no UV rays, chemicals, or extra heat.
These red and near-infrared wavelengths of light rejuvenate the mitochondria, the powerhouse of the cell. This kind of light rays is similar to that of natural sunlight. It gives off reducing oxidative stress and increasing rejuvenation, so your body can make more core power to energize itself.
To distribute energy more efficiently throughout your body, Red Light Therapy speed, the healing process improves physical function and lowers inflammation and pain. It has been demonstrated in numerous internationally acclaimed, peer-reviewed studies.
It also intensely enhances skin health and appearance, which is why Red Light Therapy is trusted by some of the world’s best estheticians, natural health leaders, and skincare professionals.
3. Nighttime Expert
Estée Lauder is competing in the business with its launch of the ‘Nighttime Expert’ app announced in late 2017. Estée Lauder made this app, The Nighttime Expert, in collaboration with Google.
Their goal was to enable a messaging experience for its users, giving leverage to a personally curated nighttime skincare routine. It’s Estée Lauder’s first time collaborating with the Google Assistant on Google Home to make skincare more accessible to everyone.
In December of 2017, this app became available. Estée Lauder is planning to expand this past the Nighttime Expert app and do more to enable skincare enthusiasts worldwide.
“Ok, Google, can I talk to the Estée Lauder Nighttime Expert?”
– this is all you have to say for this app to start working.
This chat experience allows the users to have personally curated skincare guidance after evaluating the skin quality with a series of questions and answers. Then it is followed by an opening to learn skincare application techniques if wanted.
Optune is an Internet of Everything (IoT) based technology by the Japanese beauty brand Shiseido, released in the spring of 2018.
On their launching program, they promised that it is going to launch its beta version of a skincare system called Optune in Spring 2018 in Japan, and so they did.
This is an app that works. It gets modified and adjusted according to the skin environment of each person. They have their system of an algorithm that can determine the skin’s best conditions and tone to deliver a moisturized state in each individual.
Optune couples digital technology with cutting-edge beauty investigation and skincare science to optimize the personally curated skincare experience.
Optune Zero, which monitors changes, collects all the data related to personalized information like the menstrual cycle, environmental conditions, and moods like humidity and temperature.
Also, it determines patterns of essential skincare in real-time. The users of this app can obtain the data and evaluate a record of their changes, which are provided by Optune.
Optune Shot perfectly fits your skin, and It is a skincare product filled in a cartridge placed in a particular machine. The system is called Time Tune Care, and it concentrates on the daily biological beats.
Time Tune Care is a concentration of serum care adjusted to skin condition at different times. It can also incorporate moisturizer care every day morning and night. This two-step care was curated after the analysis of over a thousand patterns of moisturizer and serum combinations.
5. S Skin
In the first week of 2017, Samsung launched S Skin. This is still in the concept phase, and it is a prototype straight from Samsung’s C lab department.
This skincare product investigates skin conditions like dryness or skin tone, with a combination of cameras, photosensors, and conductivity sensors.
Samsung S Skin gives you a suggestion on how to fix the skin along with skin therapy by combining micro-needle patches with essential skincare products like collagen.
Technology is assisting the skincare industry in realizing its full potential. We are going towards a world with greater integration between technology and beauty, and it’s up to us to decide whether to embrace it.