Frequently Asked Questions about YourSkinType™ and IKARI cosmetics
Questions about YourSkinType™ skin scan
After years of research with a broad team of specialized doctors, skin therapists, pharmacists, laboratories and engineers, the rich experience of our team is gathered in unique software and related training manual, teaching the therapist to diagnose the skin as you would expect of the best doctors. Call it a GPS navigation for the skin: your skin scan. This program guides you through all the aspects of your skin to finally reach the right scan and the corresponding analyses. The end result of this scan is a unique skin CODE: the Skin Code. The secret language of the skin is converted into a code of 15 digits that reflects your skin type and is immediately linked to your customized solution.
With over 300,000 different types of skin that this skin scanning method is capable to detect, we are far ahead of the 4 types of the last century. Moreover, this system can follow the evolution of your skin over time till you reach a “normal” healthy skin type. This ultimate measurement system also includes a built-in security which ensures that errors in measurement are intercepted with a warning on the screen. This ensures that the YourSkinType™ System always delivers the correct diagnosis.
A skin scan is always performed in a YourSkinType™ certified centre. This gives you the assurance that leading dermatologists are behind the training and qualifications. A list of approved scan centres can be found on our website and the diploma is already built into the software to prevent fraud. Your personal Skin code is delivered to you at the end of each skin scan by email and on a personal identity card.
The YourSkinType™ team has been investing its resources in continuously upgrading and refining the software, and delivers exceptional technical and scientific support by expert dermatologists and engineers. The accompanying extensive course of more than 400 pages will always give you the latest knowledge in the field of skin aging and skin care. This background is necessary for an in depth measurement.
The creators of Your Skin Type ™ work totally independent of the manufacturers of cosmetics and the makers of sensors. Your Skin Type ™ is unbound and therefore gives you honest and objective advice. The system did not originate from a commercial ambition, but as a result of scientific passion of dermatologists and skincare specialists who expressed the need for a better and more precise skin analysis, and thus able to advise you better. It provides a printout of your skin condition in the form of a code that leads you to the right cosmetics, but can also identify which treatments or dietary supplements your therapist should recommend.
Questions about IKARI cosmetics
Absolutely! That is a very important thing to know. Many cosmetics, however, were weakened and contain no active substances in high doses, because the free sale to everyone, regardless of his/her skin type, must go on. The skin is an organ that can perfectly be improved with external creams. Think of all the skin diseases (psoriasis, eczema, acne, fungi, ..) which are cured with an ointment. Not to speak about internal conditions that are treated with an external patch or cream (hormones, nicotine, drugs for the heart, …).
It is certainly not true that you must renounce your believe in skin care products. Quite the contrary. Now that you know how to get the appropriate products for your skin type, you may instead fully believe in it!
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