Ori-Derm uses the latest techniques, state of the art instrumentation, which is all approved, safe and in line with the cosmetic industry guidelines.
The results of the anti-ageing studies performed in Ori-Derm can then be used to make a variety of exciting product claims, for example:
‘Reduces the appearance of wrinkles by XX%’ ‘Improves skin brightness by XX%.’ ‘Increases skin firmness by XX%.’
There are various instruments that may be used to capture these measurements and/or images such as:
The Miravex Antera 3D Camera, which is a handheld instrument used to capture 3D images of the skin. This instrument can be described as a portable skin analysis camera that quickly acquires 3D images of the skin. The camera is placed on the area of interest and a high-tech image is produced. It can analyse a variety of facial features in 3D including texture, wrinkles, skin colour, pores and pigmentation.
The DynaSKIN measures the firmness of the skin. It functions by gently blowing air on to the surface of the skin. This is captured by a camera and allows us to evaluate the depth of the skin deformation created by the air. This information is then translated into a high-definition, 3D map of the skin’s surface enabling us to accurately measure the effects of cosmetic products on a scientifically visual scale, far beyond the capabilities of the naked eye.
The VISIA-CR 2.2 beauty imaging system allows us to capture facial images in 2D for clinical evaluations. It consists of a camera mounted in a booth with multiple light mode capabilities. With these various lighting modes, several different skin and facial features can be captured and evaluated, such as: wrinkles and fine lines, skin texture, colouration/pigmentation/skin tone evenness, photo – damage, vascular features-skin redness, porphyrins & pores.
The DermaTOP is an imaging system that captures surface details of various skin features in 3D. Using the DermaTOP we can assess skin features such as crow’s foot, under eye & glabellar wrinkles, fine lines, skin texture and pores and even measure volume of under-eye bags or jawlines with extreme precision. It allows precision measurements of the skin so that we can see improvements over time.
The VISIA-CR 2.2 beauty imaging system allows us to capture facial images in 2D for clinical evaluations. It consists of a camera mounted in a booth with multiple light mode capabilities. With this instrument we can accurately measure the lashes before and after product application.
The Corneometer CM 825 / MPA 580 is used for moisturisation studies to measure the skin’s level of moisturisation. A small probe is placed flat on the skin’s surface with light pressure. The probe will measure the moisture levels when in contact with the skin.
Sun Protection Studies
An example of a claim made by SPF studies is ‘SPF15.’
The Multiport is used to determine the sun protection factor (SPF) of a cosmetic product by producing UVA+UVB rays from its 6 individual port outputs. The intensity of light from each output is adjusted individually to deliver different doses of UV light depending on the protection level and your skin type.