SAMBA HAIR

Hair shine measurements
for claims and research

Using polarization-imaging to separate the different components of light reflected from hair swatches, the SAMBA Hair extract valuable data for research and claims on luster properties of hair

Overview

SAMBA Hair is a unique device to analyze hair shine (also called hair luster or hair gloss). It is extensively used in the cosmetic industry to substantiate claims and evaluate products efficacy – such as shampoo, conditioners, shine sprays, etc. – on any straight hair.

SAMBA Hair comes as a turn-key system. It includes an imaging sensor head protected from the exterior within an in-vitro enclosure. The hair samples are positioned on a cylindrical mount that automatically moves in and out of the instrument.

Key features

  • Separation of Shine / Chroma / Diffuse images
  • Cylinder compatible with hair swatches  12.5 mm wide / 180 mm long
  • Software and computer included
  • Provides standard Luster coefficients (BNT, Reich-Robbins) for claims substantiation
  • Analyze images and provide data including profile intensity, band geometry, overlapping, etc.
  • Features a check-up cylinder to assess device performance, indicating PASS/FAIL status
Shina / Chroma / Diffuse images separation
Shina / Chroma / Diffuse angular distribution

Brochure / Specifications

Presentation

User Manual

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