Portable Foundation Finder (PFF)

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PFF is a smart phone application that can analyze a photo of the user’s face and output the best foundation that matches the user’s skin tone. This is the only color-detection app on the market that provides actual product suggestions based on a wide variety of shades and brands.  If the best calculated foundation matches are below a certain percentage (80%), the pantone is put into a separate database which can then be sold to makeup companies so they are aware of what markets they are not capturing. This app could be used to promote racial equality within the makeup industry.

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Explore our project:

Background Research – Problem statement and proposal
Customer Discovery – Personas and survey results
Prototype – Interactive mobile app mockup
User Testing – Responses from users who have ran the code using their picture and seen the mock up phone application
Working Demo – The code and database that can take a photo then output best foundation matches