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Gallinée Exclusive PCR Skin Microbiome Test

Your skin is home to millions of bacteria that compose the skin microbiome. An imbalanced microbiome can lead to skin conditions such as acne, hypersensitivity, rosacea or eczema.

This next generation Skin Health Test Kit measures the microbes that live on your skin and assesses your skin’s ecosystem  to provide you with an in-depth report & skincare recommendations that are unique to you.

Assess your skin health

Assess your skin health

> Figure out what your skin needs
Your personalized report will give you a complete overview of your skin health and help you build a bespoke skincare routine to bring your skin back to its optimal level.

> Rely on next-generation sequencing
Quantitative real time PCR is a powerful, modern tool to give you the most comprehensive and in-depth skin diagnosis on the market.

> Quick and easy at-home test
Our Skin Health Test is completed by yourself in the comfort of your own home. Simply stick the Test patch on your forehead for 10 seconds and send it back to our lab.

 

> Get £50 off to create your perfect skincare routine

> Get £50 off to create your perfect skincare routine

> Intro offer! Save £30 on your Test Kit (limited time only)

> Intro offer! Save £30 on your Test Kit (limited time only)

Skin Health Testing Kit

$50.00

Intro offer:
For a limited time, get your test kit for £50 (first customers only – usual price £80).

Your skin microbiome defines the health of your skin. Powered by Sequential Skin Ltd, this quick and easy at-home test exclusive to Gallinée uses a method known as quantitative real time PCR to give you  the most comprehensive and in-depth skin diagnosis on the market.

When purchasing a Skin Health Test, receive £50 redeemable off your next purchase on Gallinée.com to create a bespoke routine based on your test results.

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FAQs

Frequent questions answered by our founder and Doctor of Pharmacy.

Marie Drago

PharmD
Marie Drago

I have combination skin. Will the test results be accurate if my t-zone is different to the rest of my skin?

Sequential Skin, the biotech company that developed this test, has done extensive studies comparing the T zone (which covers the forehead and nose) and U zone (which covers the cheeks and chin). As a result they didn’t observe significant differences between T and U zones for the targeted skin microbiome markers, so the test results will be accurate even if the skin on your forehead tends to be oilier than the rest of your face.

I’ve received the swab test kit, what do I do with it?

1) Test Kit activation:
– To register your kit, head to the Test Kit activation page on Gallinée.com
– Follow the instructions on the page and answer our skin questionnaire to register your test (estimated time: 3 minutes)

2) Sampling:
To collect your sample, make sure you do the test first thing in the morning before you wash or cleanse your face. Only 3 easy steps:
– Stick the patch on your forehead for 10 seconds
– Put it in the test tube provided
– Mail it back in the prepaid bag

And that’s it! Your results will be sent back to you via email within 3 to 4 weeks.

How do I send the Test for analysis?

Your Test Kit comes with a prepaid envelope. Post your sample in a Royal Mail priority postbox. You can find your nearest priority postbox by visiting: www.royalmail.com/services-near-you

What does the report look like?

You will receive your report in a pdf format via email. Expect a clear and in-depth overview of your Skin Microbiome Diversity Index score, which reflects the state of your skin microbiome and assesses your environment’s effects on your skin. The report also highlights the age of your skin and your skin traits. Here is a non exhaustive example of sample results.

What bacteria are tested?

The Skin Health Test measures the following 20 bacteria: S.capitis, S.hominis, S.aureus, S.epidermidis, C. acnes defendens, C. acnes acnes, C. acnes elongatum, C. granulosum, C. avidum, C. modestum, S. caprae, S. haemolyticus, S. lugdunensis, C. striatum, C. tuberculostearicum, C. kroppenstedtii, M. luteus, S. mitis, B. oleronius, Lactobacillus.

How do I redeem my £50 off?

After purchasing your Skin Health Test, you will receive an email with an exclusive promo code: £50 are redeemable off your next purchase on Gallinée.com to create your perfect bespoke routine based on your test results.

Do you ship internationally?

At this time, our Skin Health test is only available in the UK, France, Monaco & Andorra, but we hope to expand our reach in the future! Sign up to our newsletter and follow us on Instagram at @gallineeskincare to stay posted.

How long will it take for my results to be sent ?

Your results should get to you within 3 to 4 weeks.

Why is my coupon code not working ?

To claim the £50 credit included with your skin test purchase, please make sure you have an account with us. Don’t worry if you don’t have a Gallinée account yet! Simply visit our ‘My Account’ page at https://www.gallinee.com/my-account/ and follow the easy steps to register. Just remember to use the same email address you used to register your kit. 

Can I do my evening routine the night before the test ?

Yes, you can do your evening routine as normal. On the morning you collect the sample, make sure that your skin is makeup-free and completely dry. Avoid splashing or washing it with water. Then, just follow the steps in the provided leaflet.

How do I know if you have received my test sample?

Currently, we do not have a system in place to provide individual sample receipt confirmations. However, we assure you that we will diligently process your samples and deliver the results to you within 3-4 weeks.

Should you have any concerns regarding the status of your test’s reception, please feel free to reach out to us at [email protected] 

Personalised science-based guidance

This in-depth skin diagnosis looks at how your skin microbiome works to maintain your skin health, and what you can do to improve it even further. The Skin Health report includes:

– Your Skin Microbiome Diversity Index: a deep dive into your skin microbiome, with % of key bacteria on your skin & explanation, as well as what you can do to improve your overall microbiome diversity and health, taking into consideration the effects that your physical environment has on your skin

– Your Skin Profile, including your skin age, hydration level, sensitivity response, firmness, sun protection and anti-oxidant capacity.

– Personalised recommendations: how to boost your skin’s overall health vs your results, what cosmetic ingredients your skin needs (and what you should give a miss), what visible signs to look out for as indicators of your skin health.

You will also receive a Gallinée routine recommendation based on your results. When purchasing a Skin Health Test, you receive £50 redeemable off your next purchase on Gallinée.com

Our founder’s word:

“I am so excited to launch our Gallinée Skin Health Tests, as it’s something I have been wanting to do since day one of our brand. This is truly the most advanced system available at the moment: Not only can you know exactly what your microbiome looks like, but it can also help you pick the right product to nurture it. Actionable knowledge with bacteria inside, for your best skin ever.”

Dr Marie Drago, founder of Gallinée

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How to activate your Test Kit

Already received your test?
Register your kit and answer a few questions online before getting started! Your unique activation code is located on the sample collection tube.

Register your test kit
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