In a DNA skin analysis, the basis of your skin, your DNA is being analysed. By performing a DNA test you can reveal your 'true' skin type, that is not influenced by surrounding, external factors, but basically measures the skin parameters & risk factors you are born with . Genes that play a role in your skin health and skin aging are being assessed, such as those responsible for hydration, barrier, collagen household, anti-oxidant production etc.. . Based on the presence of “mutations”, variations or “defects” we determine your risk profile for accelerated aging , dry skin , redness, sensitivity, scarring, etc. By knowing your risk profile, you will understand where certain skin concerns really come from . Eg if you suffer from dry skin, we can see whether you are genetically predisposed (more prone) for this, or whether it is due to some external factors, such as using aggressive soaps, being exposed to air-conditioning, the fact that it it's winter..