Could Chat GPT be an expert in your skincare? An American journalist tested the advice of artificial intelligence and shares her opinion with you.
For a month Ali Finney, an American journalist specializing in cosmetics, followed ChatGPT’s advice to take care of her skin on a daily basis. The AI prescribed a morning and evening routine, which the young woman followed to the letter. The journalist therefore shares her experience, her opinion on the products applied as well as that of certain dermatologists.
The routine concocted by Chat GPT
A few months ago, Ali Finney wrote to ChatGPT: “I’m looking for advice on skincare. I have dry, rosacea-prone skin and good hyperpigmentation. I like clean products and am ready to make a financial splurge. Please provide me with recommendations.”
The chatbot executes and in the seconds that follow, it delivers two beauty routines: one for the morning and one for the evening. These are also accompanied by application advice.
The morning routine includes: cleanser, lotion, serum, moisturizer, and sun protection. The cost of these products? Prices which vary between 38 and 300 dollars.
The evening routine is made up of the same types of products. The chatbot also recommends the same cleanser and serum as those used in the morning. Only the sunscreen present in the morning routine is replaced by a local skin treatment in the evening.
Furthermore, ChatGPT recommends introducing each product gradually. Indeed, it is necessary to watch out for possible reactions of the skin. It is also specified to consult a dermatologist to treat skin problems such as rosacea, which the journalist faces.
The journalist’s opinion after a month of application
First, Ali Finney asked dermatologists their opinion on the routines prescribed by Artificial Intelligence.
And Dr. Melissa finds Kanchanapoo “the suggestions regarding ingredients and formulations are quite precise”. According to her, they constitute “a great starting point.” Dermatologist Shereene Idris seems to agree with her colleague. She adds : “It’s important to focus on your overall skincare routine rather than trying to combat dryness, hyperpigmentation and rosacea”.
With the favorable opinion of skin experts, the journalist then followed the protocol. At the end of the thirty days of testing, it indicates: “The cleanser soothed my complexion by removing dirt without stripping my skin. The toner was a nice bonus product that I didn’t usually use, leaving my skin feeling especially smooth. The serums helped brighten my skin as well as tone down the inflammation, leaving my complexion less red. Moisturizing creams, on the other hand, made me feel like I was pampering my skin morning and evening.“
In short, the journalist specializing in cosmetics is rather satisfied with the products she uses. After the month of testing, she even expressed her desire to continue using this routine, although using fewer products on a daily basis.
She then asks the artificial intelligence to reduce the number of products in her routine, offering only the essentials.
Results of compressed routines: a cleanser and moisturizer are enough! In the morning, it is still advisable to apply sunscreen in addition.
Ali Finney is still satisfied with this shorter routine. She confides: “My complexion was always soothed, less red and well hydrated”. ChatGPT’s recommendations therefore seem effective and are a very good starting point.
However, it is important to remember that in the event of specific skin problems, the chatbot cannot replace a consultation with a health professional.