Here's how it works. Using a safe, blue LED light, the wall scans your skin, detecting dark spots and other tonal imperfections, including age and sun spots, redness, discoloration, blemishes, scars, and spider veins. Then, at itty-bitty microprocessor your hyperpigmented areas and configures a tone-perfecting serum containing sun protection, moisturizers, mineral pigments, and a spot-lightener to instantly make your skin tone (it works on all shades of skin, for that matter) and reduce unevenness over time.
What sets this device apart from others? Joshua Zeichner, MD, director of cosmetic and clinical research in the department of dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital, says Joshua Zeichner, MD , Perfect for those who prefer a flawless, natural-looking complexion with minimal coverage.
Sold? Join Opté's priority waiting list and one of the lucky first to try this magical wall slated to launch in late 201
2. La Roche-Posay My Skin pH Track
Winner of a CES 2019 Innovation Award, My Skin Track pH is the first wearable and companion to measure individual skin pH levels.
We know what you're thinking: Why is skin pH a big deal? Well, your pH level is a major indicator of skin health. For reference, healthy skin pH should fall between 4.5 and 5.5, a slightly acidic range, which is essential for a proper skin barrier function. Signatory. "The use of some skin-care products can alter the skin's pH, resulting in irritation," he adds. If you have a pH balance, it can cause inflammatory reactions, leading to skin conditions like eczema, atopic dermatitis, and severe dryness. [Related: Why You Should Add Lactic, Citric, and Other Acids to Your Skin-Care Regimen]
Measuring pH, which has historically been a lot of sweat, has always been performed in a laboratory. Until now. Harnessing microfluidic technology, My Skin Track pH's discreet, wearable sensor moves directly from your pores through an intricate network of microchannels. The result? An accurate pH reading in 15 minutes.
But it gets better. La Roche-Posay product recommendations to improve skin health and balance pH.
My Skin Track pH will be available this year, but only through select La Roche-Posay dermatologists. The company's ultimate goal is to expand directly to the consumer market, so stay tuned.
3. Olay Future You Simulation
Ever wonder what you'll look like in twenty years? Well, with Olay's Future You Simulation, you no longer have to guess. Prepare to be scared-a little anyway.
The Future You Simulation wants to be a new feature to Olay's Skin Advisor, a web-based tool that already uses AI to analyze your skin and make personalized product recommendations based on a selfie and a short questionnaire. But unlike the current function, the Future You component uses a proprietary visual sim algorithm to give users a literal snapshot of their face in their future.
If you dutifully follow a daily SPF regimen or if you're lazy about lathering on the sunscreen. Coming face-to-face with your wrinkly, sun-damaged, age-spot-riddled self is quite a wake-up call! (ICYMI, SPF is especially important for runners See: The Best Skin-Care Products for Runners to Combat "Race Face")
"The goal is to encourage you to take good care of your skin and prevent." the development of signs of aging Signatory.
So, ready to see your future? The Future You Simulation is currently live in Asia and will be available in the United States later this year.
4. Coty AR Enabled Smart Mirror
How many times have you considered dying your hair, but chickened out, terrified of a bad result? Or worse, you patterned the courage to try a new, bold color only
Coty's AR Enabled Smart Mirror saves you the guessing game and the pain of an unflattering dye job. Co-created with Wella Professionals hair stylists and salon owners, the revolutionary Smart Mirror wants to transform your salon experience. The device utilizes augmented reality to allow users to try on a range of different hair colors in real time. (This is not the only smart, interactive mirror on the market: This Futuristic Smart Mirror Makes Live Stream Workouts Way More Interactive)
Dreamed of going green? Coming right up! It's like playing a virtual dress-up. The best part? Unlike a real dye job, the stakes are way lower, and you can sample shades with zero commitment. Plus, the 360-degree video captures your hair at every angle, so you can see your new digital image.
No word on an official launch date yet, but we can 't wait to give it a spin.
5. Ioniq One Sprayer
Applying skin care products by hand is not an exact science. Case in point: self-tanner. In spite of this, the result is often a streaky disaster, especially in hard-to-reach places like your back. (PS People Are Applying For Sunscreen On A Very Important Part Of Their Body)
The Ioniq One Sprayer puts on end to sticky hands and messy application by transforming skin-care products (not only self-tanner, but also sunscreen, moisturizer, and insect repellent) into droplets that spray homogeneously over the skin.
How is that possible? Ioniq's patented magnetic skin technology is the secret. With the press of a button, the sprayer creates a field of attraction between your skin and the liquid. The result? The liquid is instantly attracted to and even distributed across the skin. Reportedly, the magnetic force is so strong, a gusty wind can not even break the liquid-skin attraction.
And, since the device dispenses product evenly, Signatory. The cherry on top: The sprayer-which does not emit greenhouse gases-is environmentally friendly.
The only catch? Ioniq's own line of 100 percent vegan skin-care products have since been formulated to complement the apparatus. At least initially. The company is currently in the process of working with other skin-care brands with the goal of expanding product choices for customers. Either way, you can expect the product launch in September 2019.
6. Neutrogena MaskiD
Leave it to Neutrogena to take a beloved skin-care staple like the face mask and make it even more amazing. Combining the best of technology and skin care science, the brand new MaskiD is the first ever customized, 3-D printed face mask that conveniently ships to your doorstep. (Related: Celeb-Approved Face Masks for Whatever Your Skin Concern and Budget)
Here's how it works: Using 3-D scanning, you snap a self-image to a comprehensive map of your face. Next, Neutrogena's Skin 360 app wants to assess your skin's data to design a personalized mask of powerful ingredients, including hydrating hyaluronic acid, wrinkle-fighting glucosamine, and skin-brightening vitamins B 3 and C. Lastly, these ingredients are custom 3-D printed on your hydrogel mask in the exact places where you need them most.
"Everyone has different skin needs in different parts of the face," says dr. Signatory.
Wanna be the first to try it? Sign up at Neutrogena.com/MaskiD to scoop one later this year.