Shh! Anti-agers no one but you need know about: How can I see a top skin expert when I don’t live near one?An anonymous reader has asked for help for their stressed out haggard skin The reader, in their 50s, asks if there are any impartial, bespoke services onlineInge Van Lotringen reveals that Covid uncovered the viability of remote skin consultations and making clinical skincare accessible to all
Q I’m in my late 50s and my skin looks stressed and haggard. I want to treat myself to a serious skincare regime tailored to my needs — but there are no skin clinics or dermatologists in the small town where I live. Are there any impartial, bespoke services online that you trust?
A There are now! Covid uncovered the viability of remote skin consultations and making clinical skincare accessible to all. Get Harley (getharley.com) matches you via an online questionnaire with the perfect (often sought-after) skin expert for your issues.
An anonymous reader has asked for help for their stressed out haggard skin. The reader, in their 50s, asks if there are any impartial, bespoke services online
Alternatively, you can select your own. A £30 half-hour video consultation enables your clinician to suggest prescription and professional products from many brands (think NeoStrata, Medik8, Obagi) — any you want will be delivered within 48 hours. You’ll have access to a ‘skin concierge’ who’ll help you with any further queries, repeat orders, and can book a treatment with your specialist.
Inge Van Lotringen (pictured) reveals that Covid uncovered the viability of remote skin consultations and making clinical skincare accessible to all
Or try Skin + Me (skinandme.com), where a detailed online consultation form allows a dermatology team to design a cream with the prescription actives you need, at the right strength and dosage for you.
A subscription (which you can cancel at any time) gets you a £19.99 monthly supply, with top-ups arriving automatically and whose formulation can be precision-adjusted on demand.
Email your questions to Ingeborg van Lotringen, author of Great Skin, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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