Many of us would love to have a nice and even tan, but not all of us are able to have the opportunity to pull that off each year. While the summer months provide a decent amount of sunlight to obtain that dream tan look, it is important to take note of whether you are getting too much sun for your own good, so much so that it might end up being more harmful to you. L’Oréal has recently announced the La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV, proudly touting it to be the first battery-free wearable electronics that can measure UV exposure.
Being made available to the masses after its unveiling at CES 2018 earlier this year, the La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV will feature a precise sensor that measures individual UV levels as well as a companion app that will track your exposure to pollution, pollen, and humidity. This, in turn, enables users to make more informed choices when it concerns the health and safety of their skin.
Taking into account both UVA and UVB rays, the La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV is able to provide instant status updates alongside the ability to store up to three months of data. The sensor itself does not need any kind of battery power to run due to the simple yet brilliant fact that it is activated by the sun itself, being powered by the user’s smartphone via near-field communication. My Skin Track UV will relay stored data to its accompanying app via an easy single-touch function.
There is also seamless integration with Apple HealthKit so that one can gain insights into humidity, pollen, and pollution levels. The entire wearable device is extremely discreet, measuring a mere 12mm wide and 6mm high, and is waterproof, accompanied by a sturdy wire clip that can conveniently attach to either clothing or accessories. Expect the My Skin Track UV to retail for $59.95 apiece for those who are interested, making it a far more unique proposition than a regular activity tracker.