A digital dermatologist with the new L’Oreal Paris Skin Genius

This clever digital tool matches dermatologist diagnostics by 95%

L'Oreal Paris Skin Genius Tool
(Image credit: L'Oreal Paris)

A new online tool from L’Oreal Paris has launched and it’s being hailed as the modern answer to visiting expensive dermatologists and the closest thing to getting your skin analysed by a professional.

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The L’Oreal Paris Skin Genius is a virtual skin analysis tool that uses AI technology to give a ‘skin age’ and from this, a bespoke skincare routine to combat concerns. All you need to do is upload a make-up free selfie from a well lit area and the tool does the analysis for you.

L'Oreal Paris Skin Genius Tool

The technology behind this clever programme uses data collected from 10,000 clinical images of women from Skin Atlas (a database of skin photographs identified by dermatologists) and 18,000 selfies of women of all ethnicities and backgrounds, in five different light settings.

This extensive research makes the tool accessible to all women, regardless of race, skin concern and age. The data from these images is combined with 20 years of L’Oreal Paris’ own skin research making the analysis reliable and matching over 95% of dermatologist diagnoses.

L'Oreal Paris Skin Genius

This ingenious digital tool looks at 5 areas of concern to create its diagnosis; radiance, pore quality, firmness, lines and wrinkles, even tone, to deliver a morning and evening skincare routine designed specifically for you. The tool will fully explain the concerns it’s identified and why these products will help - so you learn too!

Try it out here L’Oreal Paris Skin Genius or visit your local Boots store and scan the QR code at a L’Oreal Paris skincare stand.

Emma North

Emma North is a Beauty Writer who works for digital titles including woman&home, Woman, Woman’s Weekly, Woman’s Own, Chat and GoodtoKnow. Emma’s career in beauty journalism began with internships at publications including Vogue, Elle, The Telegraph and Glamour. She was then taken under the wing of Funmi Fetto, Contributing Beauty Editor at Vogue where Emma assisted with Funmi’s debut beauty book, Palette.