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  Sebumeter® SM 815
 
to measure sebum content

The measurement of the sebum content consists of a rather basic, direct reading of the sebum secretion on skin, hair and scalp. The measuring is generally taken with a parchment like foil which becomes transparent after contact with lipid substances. The foil is pressed on the skin for a defined period. The change in transparency is then measured with the help of a source of light (photometric method). This method is insensitive to humidity. It is recommended to take sebumeter® readings before any product application. Data recording after the cosmetic treatment allows to evaluate the appropriate selection of products. This helps to avoid excessive skin care which leads to a reduction of the natural regenerative activity of the skin.

Sebumeter® SM 815

Sebumeter® SM 815

For general information on skin diagnosis please refer to the following publications:

Corneometer® CM 825   Cutometer® MPA 580   Glossymeter GL 200   Mexameter® MX 18   Reviscometer® RVM 600   Sebumeter® SM 815   Skin Colorimeter CL 400   Skin-pH-Meter PH 905   Skin-Thermometer ST 500   Tewameter® TM 300  
 
 
 
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