Today we are excited to announce the availability
“Skin;” app for the Apple Watch. Skin enables users to scan any part of their body,
including hard to see areas such as the back of the neck using their iPhone, with the Apple
Watch providing a live preview of the scanning results. From this video scan, the app
determines the level of skin health (by evaluating several parameters including skin dryness,
flakiness, and redness). From here users can create a profile and monitor how specific skin
areas change over time.
There are two primary goals that we are aiming for with the Skin app. First, we believe an
app that allows you to scan any part of your body while providing a real-time camera view on
a watch would be very useful. Second, monitoring skin-health and tracking over time is
In time we
can use this data to better provide skin-care recommendations by analyzing the impact of
parameters such as weather and location on overall skin health.
For more information about the app, please
read the coverage on the
The Huffington Post