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A review of GetHarley: The new digital platform aiming to simplify access to skin experts

From the A-list’s favourite facialist to the country’s leading dermatologists, this digital platform connects you with the most in-demand practitioners.

By Caroline Cooper  |  November 9, 2021
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GetHarley is a digital platform and service that connects some of the world’s most renowned skincare professionals, with clients looking for a personalised skincare regime which targets individual skin concerns and provides them with a bespoke package of science-led skincare products delivered straight to the front door. And what’s more, all you need is a phone or a laptop – you don’t even have to leave the house.

This one-of-a-kind platform enables clients to consult with some of the world’s best practitioners online who will assess your skin and recommend personalised regimes consisting of highly effective, premium pharmaceutical grade products – delivered to your door, and in-clinic treatments bookable via text via their Skin Concierge.

A thirty-minute session with one of their practitioners’ costs £30. In that time, you will be recommended an at-home routine consisting of medical grade products based on the assessment of your skin. There’s no commitment to purchase and practitioners work within your budget. A cleanser that lasts four to six months ranges between £15 – 40 and an active serum that lasts for three to four months ranges between £50 – 100.

GetHarley’s services are only available through a rigorously vetted network of qualified practitioners

Being a Mum of two, I am time poor, sleep deprived, and barely have a moment to think about my skin, yet of course I want to look and feel my best. A delivery and online solution, GetHarley is perfect for those who like things to be of high quality and convenient.

After reading through their impressive roster of skincare experts, I choose to have a virtual meeting with Dr. Uma an aesthetic doctor and cosmetic dental surgeon, with close to a decade of clinical experience with a specialist interest in pre-juvenation and aesthetic treatments.

In her bio, it states that Dr Uma studies the whole person to create the perfect bespoke package of care and provide clients with reinvigorated glow, yet natural skin. Before our meeting, their Skin Concierge got in touch via WhatsApp reminding me of our meeting and requesting a bare faced photo of me so that Dr. Uma could see my main areas of concern before our chat – daunting for some (me) but after some much appreciated flattery and knowing that this would open the gates to healthier happier skin, I was raring to go for our meeting.

Dr Uma has a wealth of knowledge at her fingertips and is the perfect ‘poster girl’ for GetHarley. Clever, beautiful with skin to die for, I was already sold. But Dr Uma’s understanding, empathy and passion about the products is what really sold it for me. She understood the everyday time constraints for skin prep were limited and acknowledged the need for something efficient that would work, feel good and ultimately make me feel more confident when there isn’t time for a full face of make-up. After chatting through my areas of concern, our call was complete. It was as simple as that.

GetHarley work closely with leading skin and aesthetic professionals to provide trustworthy and effective clinical product and treatment recommendations personalised to your needs

Within a matter of days my personalised box of GetHarley products was delivered to my door. I was prescribed with four items in total that work across both AM and PM skincare routines for the morning, it was stripped down to Skinbetter Science Alto Defense serum, NeoStrata Bio-Hydrating Cream and Neo Strata clarify sheer hydration SPF40. For the evening, I just added Skinbetter Science AlpgaRet Overnight cream and took out the sunscreen. What beauty of each of these products is that they absorb quickly into the skin. Being medi-grade skincare means they haven’t been added with any extra unnecessary ingredients to ‘bulk out’ the product but instead just use what works to really drive the best results.

Three months in, and I couldn’t be happier with my routine and how my skin is looking, it’s so much clearer and brighter and I genuinely stick to it each morning and evening as each products takes second to absorb, meaning I’ve applied everything in less than two minutes. Now, it’s time for me to go and order my next box via their swift and efficient virtual assistant – it couldn’t be simpler, and I love it.

All imagery used in this article credit: GetHarley