Lab Notes

Medik8 Black Friday 2020 offers available on other websites

Black Friday 2020 offers are here around the world! Discover promotions from our other Medik8 partners serving markets outside those we ship to via our owned websites. These countries are running their own independent offers....check them out.

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10 ways to banish breakouts

Wave goodbye to breakouts with our 10 top tips on managing blemish-prone skin… 1. Wash your bed linen “When you’re sleeping, blemish-causing bacteria (P. acnes) are transferred from your face to your sheets,” says Daniel Isaacs, Medik8’s Head Formulation and...

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What is a PHA (poly hydroxy acid)?

There is a new kind of exfoliating acid that is ready and waiting to steal the skincare spotlight: poly hydroxy acids (PHAs). The ultra-effective power of alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and beta hydroxy acids (BHAs) can be just that bit...

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Can chemical sunscreens penetrate the blood stream?

Sunscreens are your very best tool for preventing premature skin ageing. Did you know that 80% of premature skin ageing is actually caused by UV ray damage,[1] a terrifying statistic which will have you slathering on the SPF in seconds....

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Hyperpigmentation: everything you need to know

Did you know that dull, discoloured skin trumps fine lines and wrinkles as the number one indicator of skin ageing? A recent study carried out by Danish researchers shows that most people cite an uneven complexion as the most prominent...

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Introducing the r-Retinoate Rejuvenating Eye System

Capture the essence of r-Retinoate in an intensive 4-week treatment for delicate under-eyes. Discover the three heroes that work in synergy to reduce fine lines and wrinkles in just 4 weeks. Rejuvenating Eye Serum This intensive serum is centred around...

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Why are some alcohols good in skincare?

Alcohol in skincare, explained Alcohol in skincare is more complex than you may have first thought. Much like Jekyll & Hyde, it has both a good and bad side. There are actually two different types of alcohol. Alcohol denat (short...

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The Power of Peptides

WHAT ARE PEPTIDES? Peptides are short chains of amino acids, linked together by peptide bonds. There are 20 individual naturally-occurring amino acids which can be linked together in any order to give millions of different peptide combinations, with each assisting...

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5 blemish myths, busted

Does toothpaste really help to clear blemishes? Is it true that chocolate causes spots? With so many myths floating around online, it can seem like an absolute mission to sort the false from the truth. But Medik8 is here to...

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Tackle Dry Winter Lips Once And For All With Mutiny

Winter brings with it the coldest months of the year, and one of the first areas to dry out as the cold sets in are our lips. This is due to the fact that the delicate skin around the lips...

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