HDA Facial Makeup Presentation Attack Database

HDA Facial Makeup Presentation Attack Database

Hochschule Darmstadt (HDA) facial makeup presentation attack database (HDA_MPA_DB) contains web-collected facial images of individuals with and without makeup in several contexts:

  • Bona fide makeup application.
  • Identity concealment M-PAs.
  • Impersonation M-PAs.

Download and Copyright

The database is being made available for researchers from 2021 onwards. Interested researchers can download this database upon request. Please send an email to christian.rathgeb@h-da.de. Any commercial use/distribution of this database is prohibited. All the technical reports and papers that report experimental results from this database should provide acknowledgment and reference to [1]. The preprint of the paper is available here.


[1] P. Drozdowski, S. Grobarek, J. Schurse, C. Rathgeb, F. Stockhardt, C. Busch, „Makeup Presentation Attack Potential Revisited: Skills Pay the Bills“, in International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF), May 2021.