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About HelloSkin

A dedicated team of doctors, entrepreneurs and ecommerce specialists

What if you could make decisions based on data instead of brand name?

Living with a skin condition, you know that all skin types are different. Products that work on your friend, don’t necessarily work on you.

The skincare market is a jungle to navigate in - but HelloSkin is changing this!

Before a product becomes available on HelloSkinShop.co.uk, our team of PhD’s research all products and ingredients for scientific evidence in relationship to the specific skin condition.

If you have a skin condition, you have our full attention. We want to give you the best product recommendations but…. we also need your help.

To provide you with the best guidance, we need information on how the specific products work for you. This way we get knowledge on the possible efficacy of the ingredients in the products, and are able to help people with similar skin conditions and symptoms as you.

Therefore, after your purchase on HelloSkinShop.co.uk we will ask you about your condition - and it’s entirely optional to answer. After 30 days we'll follow up to hear about the effect of your product, and that’s it. You will then help us understand what you are living with every single day and at the same time you’re making a difference for others.

The team

We are a versatile team of dedicated people striving to make life easier for people living with a skin condition.

Daniel Jensen

Daniel Jensen

Co-founder & CEO

Chris Christiansen

Chris Christiansen

Co-founder & Head of Market Expansion

John Zibert

John Zibert

Medical Director
Ph.D., M.Sc.

Anders Daniel Andersen

Anders Daniel Andersen

Head of Medical & Science
Ph.D., M.Sc.

Yngvi Karlson

Yngvi Karlson

Head of Growth

Blob

Blob

Chief Happiness Officer

Zsofia Szucs

Zsofia Szucs

Growth Hacker

Amelie Mahler

Amelie Mahler

Operations Coordinator

Tania Godoy

Tania Godoy

Growth Hacker

Marco Nasuto

Marco Nasuto

Growth Hacker

Tonia Sideri

Tonia Sideri

Head of Data Science

Renate Vermane

Renate Vermane

Operations Associate

Christian Riemer

Christian Riemer

Scientific Advisor
MSc. Molecular Biology

Paul Gerken

Paul Gerken

Country Manager UK

Carsten Schou

Carsten Schou

Product Manager

Amanda Bjerre

Amanda Bjerre

Medical Associate
Cand.med.stud

Laurentiu Gologan

Laurentiu Gologan

Medical Specialist
MD

Troels Ravn Bærentzen

Troels Ravn Bærentzen

PV, Regulatory & Compliance

Daniella Mancini

Daniella Mancini

Content Lead

Nicki Friis

Nicki Friis

Growth Hacker

Kasper Künzel

Kasper Künzel

Head of Global Operations & Finance

HelloSkin - our journey, our fight

We launched HelloSkin on the 4th of July, 2016. This marked the end of a long journey of exploring, talking to, and learning from people living with psoriasis. A journey that sparked a passion in us for this cause.

Our journey started when we realised that there was no dedicated online store focusing on psoriasis, and that existing stores are lacking transparency and depth in product information. We want to change this.

We decided to build a store providing non-prescription products, nutritional supplements and accessories serving the need of people with psoriasis conditions.

Our vision was to perform the most thorough research on every single product or item that we add to the store. We set out to develop a web store where people can make calculated purchase decisions based on transparent and objective product information.

For 3 months we co-developed and tested HelloSkin together with people living with psoriasis. The 4th of July 2016 marked the end of developing HelloSkin Psoriasis Store and the beginning of continuous improvements and a battle towards building a better web store every single day based on the inputs we get from the experts - you.

Our hope is to get support from the psoriasis community to make this a destination that reflects help, transparency and guidance.

Our research approach

Ingredient evidence

A product has ingredient evidence when one or more ingredients have been scientifically tested in people with psoriasis, eczema or acne and found beneficial.

Product evidence

A product has product evidence when the product has been scientifically tested in people with psoriasis, eczema or acne and found beneficial.

Best in category

A product is awarded this badge when it has the highest user rating in its product category.

A sweet love affair between HelloSkin and LEO Innovation Lab

Innovating to improve life of people with skin diseases

HelloSkin is developed by LEO Innovation Lab, an independent unit established by LEO Pharma as part of a long-term strategic decision to focus on patients’ needs.

We do not develop medical treatments, but we look at all the aspects of daily life that can affect a person with a skin condition.

LEO Pharma is owned fully by the LEO Foundation with no shareholders. The profits are reinvested in developing new solutions to support the overall mission:To help people achieve healthy skin.

The unique ownership structure makes it possible to run a unit like LEO Innovation Lab with the goal of making a difference for people living with a skin condition.





You can also explore other psoriasis focused projects by LEO Innovation Lab


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