ProdermIQ

ProdermIQ

A skincare company using microbiome data analytics to personalize skincare. It was founded in 2013 and is located in San Diego, California.

ProdermIQ is a San Diego-based company that creates customized skincare product using analytical and personal data pertaining to the individual's microbiome. It was voted as one of CNBC's hottest start-ups of 2014. It also made the list for Global Entrepreneurship Week's 2014 list of innovative companies.

Product

The company looks at an individual's environment, lifestyle choices, and biological data to determine what may be causing skin issues. It conducts biological tests by swabbing the skin and utilizing a SKINdex skin health measurement tool, a database which compares an individual's skin health to the overall healthy skin population. The consumer is given a digital skin profile which they can reference when purchasing new skincare products. The consumer can then try skin products that are specific to their skin conditions using this information.

Partnership

In 2017, ProdermIQ partnered with Johnson & Johnson to expand their technology that uses an individual's microbiome and population data to determine the health of one's skin.

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Dana Hosseini

Co-Founder and CEO

Evie Wilpon Schwartz

Co-Founder and CTO

Hong Xie

General Manager Asia

Sasan Amini

Scientific Co-Founder & Board Member

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JLABS Spotlight - ProdermIQ

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