Company Amorepacific is going to release their first personalized mask using 3D printing technology at the end of April under the brand’s skin care IOPE.
The mask is made to order using 3D printing system driven by a smartphone app that instantly measures the parameters of a user to print personalized hydrogel mask that is adapted to the individual facial features and skin conditions. The system uses a cartridge, which ensures hygienic and effective use of the material in liquid type for skin care.
Since the mask is adapted to the structure of the user’s face, she can perfectly be in contact with the skin and more precisely to target specific areas – the forehead, eyes, nose, cheeks and mouth. Hydrogel mask is combined with individual serum, which is prepared on the spot for consumers using the equipment of professional level. The brand is able to pick up 20 different versions of the serum to react to different skin condition and problems of each person.
According to the manufacturer, the new 3D printer is able to print hydrogel face mask in less than five minutes. The printer speed made it possible to use it in the store, giving consumers the opportunity to instantly purchase a personalized product. “IOPE continues to explore solutions to change the future of skin care with their unique designs,” said BAE of Jichun, Director of the IOPE.
To acquire the 3D mask will be the flagship store of the brand in Seoul, in addition, the service IOPE Lab also offers other personalized beauty solutions, for example, a genetic test that can predict problems with the skin in the future.
Amorepacific within five months from 2017 to 2018 piloted the system in the laboratory IOPE located in Seoul. Through the pilot program, the company was able to obtain information to improve the accuracy of analysis, as well as printing speed. The system then print IOPE Tailored Mask 3D was first introduced to the world in January of this year at the annual exhibition of technologies CES 2020, where he was awarded the 2020 CES Innovation Award for “Expanding the possibilities of 3D printing technology from materials such as plastic and silicon, to compositions of liquid – type hydrogel”.