It might appear to be something out of a science fiction book or movie, but research and development are moving in the direction of decoding our DNA to give us optimum personalized health and life products and services. DNA testing doesn’t just give us our ancestry information anymore; it can help us understand our predisposition for a disease and point researchers and doctors in the best direction for preventing and curing health concerns on a personal level. And even beyond that, researchers and retailers are using DNA testing to create personalized products we use every day, like our skincare regimes.
Orig3n is one of the latest companies to offer us a look at our DNA to help us create an optimized care system that works with our genetic code. The 12-gene profile gives us insight into how our skin looks, feels, and reacts to conditions and product ingredients. The test, known as Aura, helps clients identify the most suitable skincare products, supplements, and ingredients, so we as consumers don’t even have to waste our money on products that don’t work with our genetic code.
The Aura test analyzes variable that affect our skins hydration, aging, elasticity, and UV sensitivity that takes all the guesswork out of skin care. Each one of us has a different genetic make-up that dictates the qualities of our skin. Understanding how your skin is affected by hydration, what you need to do to protect your skin and slow the aging process, and how sensitive your skin may be to sunlight allows you to develop a tailor-made program that will support fresh, beautiful skin for a lifetime.
The test is simple and involves just a cheek swab and the sample in analyzed in-house at the Orig3n lab. Privacy is always of the utmost importance with DNA testing, and Orig3n never uses a third-party to analyze your data, which is allow encrypted for your protection. DNA testing at Orig3n doesn’t stop at skin care. Interested clients can also learn a lot more about their genetic makeup to help them make personalized decisions that will support a lifetime of healthy living.