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3-D video microscope gets to the root of skin and hair care

By Simon Pitman , 22-Apr-2010
Last updated on 22-Apr-2010 at 15:02 GMT2010-04-22T15:02:36Z

3-D video microscope gets to the root of skin and hair care
3-D video microscope gets to the root of skin and hair care
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Critt Analyse Et Surface, a small analysis laboratory in the Cosmetics Valley, has recently invested in 3-D video micrscope technology to expand its testing capabilities in both packaging and formulation.

The company has been building up its analysis capababiliteis to serve cosmetics manufacturers and suppliers in this region and beyond, but according to company director Ait Younes, the acquisition of the new equipment takes the company into a new area.

The powerful microscope can be used to observe the surface of both skin and hair follicles, allowing in depth analysis of a variety of skin care and hair care products.

In this audio podcast, Younes explains how the microscope is proving particularly useful to determine the efficacy of anti-ageing skin care products, as well as a variety of hair styling products.

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