HYDR8 Skin Scanner User Manual - Hydr8 Digital Skin Analysis

HYDR8 Skin Scanner User Manual
3 Easy Steps to let you know the condition of your skin:
1. Remove cap & turn on by pushing gray button
2. Press the metal rods firmly onto your skin/cheek/forehead
holding in place until it beeps twice
3. Read analysis chart on the back of the unit
HYDR8 detects oil, water, and cellular levels to help balance your skin correctly. It gives an actual reading of your
skin to reveal what you cannot see with the naked eye. Using state of the art technology, “Bio-Impedance Analysis
(BIA)” to measure water, oil, and skin density, you can use the appropriate beauty products, cleaning methods,
and diet to help achieve the balance needed for healthy skin. The HYDR8 is compact and portable, perfect for
everyday use.
A) HYDR8 provides an assessment of your skin. Your face has different ratings on the
cheek, forehead, and chin. This will guide you to use the proper products and diet
to find a balance to your skin.
B) How to operate:
1. Twist and open the battery cap. Put two L1154 batteries in with (+) end facing battery cap, turn and close the
battery cap. All the symbols will be turned on momentarily to ensure all parts of the LCD is functioning properly.
2. Press the gray button. The icons on the LCD display will be lit up from left to right. Then, a ‘Beep’ signal will be
heard and the symbols will be flashing to indicate that the HYDR8 is ready to measure the skin.
3. Place the two contacting rods firmly onto your cheek/forehead, then press the gray button and you will hear a
‘Beep’ which indicates that HYDR8 is analyzing, hold position for about 10 seconds. Another “Beep” will indicate
measurement has completed. Now you can read the scores, by turning over the unit (chart reference on back of
* To reanalyze, start each operation again from step 2.
* The automatic shut-off function will activate after the screen flashes 15 times, if next measurement is not taken.
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C) How to read analysis:
1. WATER means moisture/water level of the skin
2. OIL means oil level of skin
On the top columns, “Water and Oil” the bars are shown 1-10 (left to right).
“A” means the optimal level. The higher the levels, the more bars are shown.
3. CELLS SKIN means dead skin cells ratio
Bars shown on the center “0” position means the optimal level.
Bars on the left show the skin has less dead skin cells than optimal.
Bars on right show the skin has more dead skin cells than optimal (time to exfoliate!).
Example Analysis Readings
Example: 1
Example: 2
Water balance is lower than optimal.
Water balance is above optimal.
Oil on skin is too low (indication to check
Oil on skin is too high and exfoliation
moisturizer) and no need to exfoliate.
is recommended.
D) Chart reference:
Percentage of
< 32%
Skin Type
32-33% 33-34% 34-37% 37-39%
Very Dry Skin
Dry Skin
Normal Skin
> 41%
Very Hydrated
Oil Skin Type
Very Dry
Dry Skin
Normal Skin
Oily Skin
Very Oily
Cells Skin Type
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Soft Skin
Normal Skin
Excessive Dead Skin
E) Why I need HYDR8?
1. HYDR8 can measure your skin profile score to evaluate the effectiveness of your skin care program against
different working environments, seasonal changes, humidity, and even air-conditioned room. These are
factors that can affect your skin in different ways.
2. To assess the real performance of skin care products. HYDR8 is a handy measurement tool for cosmetic
3. To compare the different skin care products and to know which is the most suitable for you.
you choose the right skin care products and save you more time and money.
This could let
4. After a spa treatment, you can now know the result of your skins improvement. HYDR8 is a useful tool for
both the skin consultant and for the user.
5. HYDR8 is a good reference for those who want better skin.
F) To know your skin:
Skin type, diet, health condition, lifestyle, seasonal changes, and environment will affect your skin. A quantifiable
skin analysis can enhance the effect of your skins health, by assisting you to better know your skin type. Here, the
valuable information is provided with our portable skin scanner.
If we classify the skin types with Water, Oil, and Dead Skin Cells content there are three types of skin: Dry, Oily, and
Combination skin.
How to Care: Ask your skin care provider for assistance on the right skin program for your skin.
The symptoms most associated with dry skin include: scaling, itching, and cracks in the skin. This can feel tight and
itchy after washing. Sometimes it can be flaky with little patches of dandruff. The skin loses moisture and may crack
and peel, or become irritated and inflamed. Bathing too frequently, especially with harsh soaps, may contribute to
dry skin. Eczema may cause dry skin too.
Increasing your skins body moisture:
 Use bath oils and moisturizers daily.
Apply just after a bath or shower, when your skin is still damp.
 Avoid products with alcohol.
 Use a humidifier if the air is dry.
 Drink plenty of water throughout the day.
 Have a balanced diet and exercise.
Oily skin occurs when the sebaceous oil secreting glands overproduce more oil than is needed for proper lubrication
of the body's skin. This excess oil can clog pores and also cause skin blemishes. Oily skin is probably mainly a
factor of heredity, but it is known to be affected by factors such as diet, hormone levels, and lifestyle. Humidity and
hot weather can also stimulate the sebaceous glands into producing more oil than normal. Because human skin
tends to become dryer with age, and because of the hormonal changes of adolescents, oily skin is common in
teenagers, but it can occur at any age. Oily skin is prone to "breakouts" well past adolescence and has a chronically
shiny appearance, an oily or greasy feeling, as well as enlarged pores.
Maintaining oily skin:
 Wash area with soap (i.e. facial soap for the face)
 Blot oily areas occasionally with clean oil blotting sheets
 Avoid eating greasy and fatty foods. Maintain a healthy diet.
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Many people have skin that is oily only in certain areas and dry or normal in others, a condition known as
"combination" skin. Normally, T-zone (the cheeks, forehead, and chin) and the upper back tend to be oilier than
other areas of the body.
1. Only use battery: L1154, 1.5V
2. Do not put battery in opposite directions; this may cause damage to HYDR8.
3. Do not use HYDR8 to measure the parts of open cuts, wound or bleeding.
4. Do not use HYDR8 if the person has allergy for metal.
5. Keep the metal rods clean and dry. Clean with a moist cloth and clean water.
(Do not use alcohol or other liquid to clean HYDR8)
H) Warranty:
HYDR8 skin analyzer is guaranteed for a period of 30 days from the date of purchase against mechanical and
electrical manufacturing defects. There are no user serviceable parts inside this unit. Any attempted repair by
unauthorized persons voids the warranty. Terms and Conditions are found in detail on www.facehydr8.com.
Model number
LCD Display
Measurement method
Bio-Impedance Analysis (BIA)
3.5”L x 0.5”W
Operating Temperature
+50°F ~ +104°F
Storage Temperature
-4°F ~ +140°F
L1154, 1.5V x 2pcs
Battery life
Approx. 1,000 measurements
(Including protective cap 4.25”L x 0.5”W)
J) All information contained herein is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical attention.
Information provided is not intended to diagnosis, cure, treat or prevent any diseases or conditions. See your
physician or healthcare professional for medical advice and/or treatment.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration; they are provided to you as
a resource only.
K) Contact: info@facehydr8.com or go to www.facehydr8.com
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