Beauty Products Use DNA to Customize Skin Regimen

New technology could be the secret for people to maintain healthy, glowing skin.
2:16 | 03/11/13

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Test Text1 plain 8:44, we're back with the revolutionary skin technology. So many creams claim they're made for your skin. Now, a new way to pick out the product just right for you. It uses general tics. Imagine if you had a crystal ball to predict how your skin will change. They can predict the future and potentially reverse what could happen. After a quick swab, it gets mailed off to the lab. They look at genetic strengths and weakinnesses in my body. We'll get the road map to determine what products are most beneficial to your skin. Reporter: According to this doctor, it helps her see the future of your skin. The detailed report says it gives an indication for how likely you are to get wrinkles, have sagging skin, be prone to inflammation of damage from the sun. You're saying,ky change your future. You can impact and change basically the future of where you're headed. Reporter: Based on your genetic risk faerctors, the company makes recommendations. You can buy products are similar ingredients at the local pharmacy. Certain factors don't show up in your dna, like how dry or oily your skin is. Critics are not convinced. This test reveals fraction of the key genetic markers. But doctor harper says without this information, skin care products are nothing more than a best guess. For "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, austin, texas. Useful information there. Our thanks for linsey davis. Coming up, the secret

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