Learn more about hair and the scalp to make better haircare products.

BTBP has developed many applications for measuring and quantifying hair.

We have done many studies on Skin Area Recognition, Hair Pigmentation, Shininess, Volume, Hair Density, Hair Shaft, Fiber orientation, Frizz, Hair Color & Male-Pattern Baldness. With BTBP Clarity system designed specifically for imaging hair capture detailed pictures and use our A.I. to automate the grading of features. So you can find trends in the data faster and make products better.

Hair Pigmentation

33% LOSS OF PIGMENTATION

71% LOSS OF PIGMENTATION

Shininess

SHINE MEASUREMENT

Hair Volume & Density

CHANGE IN VOLUME, 27% DENSITY OF COVERAGE

Hair shaft length

AVERAGE LENGTH: 1.2 MM | COUNT:13

Hair shaft curved length

CURVED LENGTH: 1.8 MM

Fiber orientation

92% VS 49% FIBER ORIENTATION

FRIZZ

DEGREE OF FRIZZ

Color Detection

Male-Pattern Baldness

HAMILTON SCALE OF MALE-PATTERN BALDNESS

Type V: significant frontal recession coupled with hair loss from the vertex region of the scalp.

FIBRE DENSITY SCORES: % SKIN AREA, % COVERAGE, SAMPLE AREA, DENSITY

Classification by Norwood-Hamilton scale of Male-Pattern Baldness: Type 1-7
TYPE I NO HAIR LOSS
TYPE II MINOR RECESSION OF FRONTAL HAIRLINE
TYPE III GREATER FRONTAL LOSS-"COSMETICALLY SIGNIFICANT"
VERTEX-FRONTAL RECESSION + LOSS FROM SCALP VERTEX
TYPE IV- VI FURTHER FRONTAL + VERTEX LOSS
TYPE VII ONLY OCCIPITAL SCALP REGION MAINTAINS HAIR