Skin Optimizing Protocol

The Skin Optimizing Protocol has been curated for those who wish to optimize their overall skin health and decelerate their rate of skin aging.

This plan comes with two precision products: 
1) Skin Discovery Test, revealing Skin Microbiome Type™, Skin Age, and optimization guidance
2) Custom Active Phage Serum monthly to slow down your rate of skin aging
3) Concierge Care which includes a full skin health assessment by a doctor and timely communication to answer any of your skin health questions via secure messaging

Key Details:

  • This plan includes a complimentary Skin Test every 6 orders
  • This plan requires a minimum of a three-month commitment

Looking to reduce existing signs of skin aging with prescription-level support? Shop our Anti-Aging Protocol.

Regular price $195.00
Sale price $195.00 Regular price $555.00
How to Use

TEST: Conducting this test is really simple and easy, requiring 1 minute for all four swabs. Written instructions included in every kit. Return shipping also included.

ACTIVE PHAGE SERUM: Your targeted serum will be shipped the week you receive your Skin Microbiome test results. Once received, use 2-3 pumps per application, twice a day to start, morning and evening, after you've gently cleansed and dried your face.

What's Included


Parallel's Skin Microbiome Discovery Kit allows you to understand your skin health and age to support clarity and better aging. Parallel uses the most advanced sequencing technology available today. This kit contains four swabs and two oil strips to test different areas of your facial skin microbiome. The resulting skin health report provides an assessment of your skin microbiome type, skin age, bacterial assessment, as well as holistic recommendations across food and skincare ingredients. We also identify bacterial overgrowth associated with acne-prone and eczema-prone skin, along with imbalances associated with other skin issues correlated with melasma, rosacea, psoriasis, and hidradenitis suppurativa. By understanding your skin microbiome, you can choose the right products at the right time. Conducting the test is easy, requiring less than a minute. Video tutorials and step-by-step instructions available with every kit. Results provided within 2-3 weeks.10-min consultation with Parallel physician included.


Your first bottle of Active Phage Serum (4-6 week supply) targeted for your skin microbiome type; selection to be shipped after results of your test are delivered. Our various phage serums have the ability to support eczema-prone and acne-prone skin, amongst others. With this bundle, we offer a 30-day money-back guarantee on your custom active phage serum.

Expected Shipping Date

Ships in 24-48 hours

Skin Optimizing Protocol

Skin Optimizing Protocol

Regular price $195.00
Sale price $195.00 Regular price $555.00