- Join and become a Member for free
- Take the only scientifically validated Skin Type Quiz to determine your Baumann Skin Type®.
- Generate your customized skin care routine with products from physician-grade skin care brands.
- Purchase a kit that best suits your needs, for best results we recommend enrolling into our monthly Subscription plan.
- Have questions? Book a limited-time complimentary virtual consultation with one of our experts.
We choose the best products from a variety of leading brands to match with your skin type based on these qualities. We test all products included in the software ourselves, and all must meet our rigid scientific requirements.
Ingredients that each skin type should use
Ingredients each skin type should avoid
Formulations for these individual and combined ingredients
Regimen adjustments based on lifestyle factors
Regimen adjustments based on personal preferences
Regimen adjustments based on underlying conditions such as pregnancy, breast feeding, gluten sensitivity and allergies
The order the products are applied to the skin
Adjustments of skincare regimens monthly based on skin response
Regimens adjustment for use with in-office procedures
Products and regimens must adhere to these guidelines to be Skin Type Solutions-approved. Only STS-approved medical providers and companies displaying the Skin Type Solutions logo are using our scientifically based system properly.
you’re using the wrong skin care products.
[i] Baumann, L. (2013). Nonsurgical skin care and rejuvenation. Gurtner GC, Neligan PC. Plastic Surgery (3rd ed). China: Elsevier, 25.
[ii] Baumann, L. (2008). Cosmetics and skin care in dermatology. Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Medicine. 7th ed. New York: McGraw Hill, 1357-2363.
[iii] Global Dermatology Alliance 2005 - 2014 worked with dermatologists around the world to collect skin type data.
[iv] The Korean Society for Skin Type Research, dedicated to researching the scientific attributes of the Baumann Skin Types®, was formed in 2017, and has over 200 board certified dermatologist members.