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  • Ellen Eide Kislal 6:19 pm on February 14, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , hyperpigmentation, redness, , , ,   

    Maximize your good looks by making smart product choices! 

    Too many choices on the skincare aisle? Want to figure out what skin condition to target for maximal impact?

    Sure, there are some creams out there that really can even out your skin tone. But if your skin tone is already even, maybe that’s not the product for you.

    A dermatologist we consulted recently mentioned that a patient will often state his or her main affliction to be something other than what she would cite as the patient’s main cosmetic concern.   Bearing this in mind, we developed a free, private automatic skin analysis web-based tool.
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    It’s easy to use;  just visit

    https://www.skinofmine.com/rank

    and upload a photo of your face.

    Your skin will be analyzed for acne, redness, hyperpigmentation including spots and freckles,  and fine lines and wrinkles.  Based on the analysis, you’ll be classified as one of the following:

    • Dolphin Smooth, even skin.. lucky you!
    • Leopard Adorable but speckled
    • Shar pei Fine lines and wrinkles are apparent
    • Cardinal Sensitive skin and redness
    • Sea Star Acne-prone skin

    We’ll give you a little information about the concern and show

    you a set of products that we think will give you the best bang for your skincare buck.

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    Oh, and one more thing… rest assured that no one other than you will  have access to your photo. Ever!

    So, what skinimal are you? Find out today and take the first step toward dophinizing yourself!

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  • Ellen Eide Kislal 5:11 pm on June 16, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , discoloration, hyperpigmentation, Neutrogena, , , skin discoloration, skin tone,   

    Quantifying the Impact of Neutrogena Tone Correcting Targeted Treatment 

    I’ve recently become much more aware of the impact that uneven skin tone has on the perception of age. Wrinkles alone are not as good a predictor as a more comprehensive analysis which includes both wrinkles and evenness of skin tone. (And a few other dimensions too.) When I took a good look in the mirror, I noticed discoloration, especially along my cheek bones. A lingering “pregnancy mask” crossed with sun exposure I suppose.

    With uneven skin tone on my mind, I went shopping.  I came home with a tube of  Neutrogena® Tone Correcting Targeted Treatment.  I wanted to see first-hand whether I could measure a difference in the evenness of my skin tone after using the product.

    I uploaded a photo of my cheek  my account at skinofmine.com and measured the evenness of the skin tone, manually marking the area along my cheek bone as the region of concern.  This led to a discoloration index of  “25.”

    I’m now four weeks into the application of the cream.

    I  uploaded a new photo to skinofmine.com and again measured the discoloration along my cheek bone. The result:  “18.”

    These numbers seem to jibe well with my own visual assessment: less discoloration on my cheek. 28% to be precise.

    Yea!  I am glad to see on my own skin that the product is doing what it says it will: correcting tone.

    Back to skinofmine.com

     
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