Firmer skin, thicker hair? These and other consumer wishes are catered for by various care products, the development of which is usually complex and very expensive. It is vital for market success that the intended effect can be proven and ideally also quantified.
This is where the Visual Healthcare Technologies department at Fraunhofer IGD comes into the picture, providing support based on its many years of experience in the field of cosmetic image analysis. Working with photographs of various body regions of human volunteers, we establish relevant parameters for the determination of skin properties and/or hair growth.