One-on-One Consultations at Ayla

Our consultations are among the things we're best known for — and they're a lot of fun! Whether you choose an in-person or virtual option, a thoughtful Ayla Guide will review the products you're currently using, discuss what else you'd like to achieve with your regimen, and make some suggestions just for you. We offer makeup lessons, too. 

Check out our menu of options below. Please note that when you schedule, all times listed are on Pacific Time.

Ayla consultation


Skincare: Discovery Consultation / Check-in

15-20 minutes via video, phone, or email
If you’re new to us and aren’t sure where to begin, this is a great place to start — and if you’ve shopped with us before, it’s a fun way to refresh your routine or cover all your questions with the help of one of our warm and welcoming Guides.
Cost: complimentary
Choose how you’d like your consultation:
Video or phone   Email   In person

Haircare: Discovery Consultation / Check-in
15-20 minutes via video, phone, or email
Whether you’re new to Ayla or you’ve shopped with us before, our signature consultation is a fun way to refresh your routine.
Cost: complimentary
Choose how you’d like your consultation:
Video or phone   Email

Makeup: Discovery Consultation / Check-in 
15-20 minutes 

Want some help with shade matching? Not sure how to get the look you’re going for? Just send a photo to with a note about what you’re looking for and what you use now, and we’ll email or call you back with some suggestions.
Cost: complimentary



Skincare: In-Depth Master Esthetician Consultation
30 minutes via video
A consultation with Julia March (the facialist voted "Best of NY" by New York Magazine and "Best of the Best" by Allure) is always incredibly thorough — and incredibly helpful. During your one-on-one video session with this master facialist, she’ll put together a suggested AM/PM skincare routine for you, with precise detail around application methods and suggested equipment/devices, if you’re interested in learning more about those possibilities. We’re sure you’ll love Julia as much as we do. (Dara treats all of her suggestions as gospel.)
Cost: $50, which includes a $5 credit towards your next purchase at Ayla
Book here 

Makeup: In-Depth Makeup Artist Lesson with Melissa McMillan
50 minutes in person or via video
Our go-to makeup artist, Melissa, delivers personalized coaching on an overall look, specific products and shades, and pro application techniques with expertise and a sense of humor that we adore. (Looking for two-person or express 30-minute sessions? We have those, too!)
Cost: $60
Book here

Mindset: Bach Flower Consultation
30-40 minutes via phone
During this phone call, the founder of Les Fleurs de Bach, Gérard, will review your Bach Flower Consultation form, ask some questions, and work with you to select a custom blend together. The consultation includes a custom-blended Bach flower remedy.
Read more about our approach to Bach flower remedies here and learn why we love them so much here. The fact that Gérard himself is doing these consultations is, in our view, epic.
Cost: $110
Book here


And if you just have a quick question, you can always call or email us (415-520-7320 / We’re open M-F from 10am-5pm Pacific Time. 

PS Want to visit us instead? Find out more about what we're doing in our studio, visit us.

PPS Looking for a facial? To learn about in-person facial treatments at our SF studio, click here.