Lab Notes

New Year Skincare Hacks

With the fresh start of the new year, it’s the perfect time to start exploring different ways to use your favourite Medik8 products. Our top 3 skincare hacks for the year will help you achieve glowing radiant skin and will potentially help you to rediscover forgotten products.

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Craft magic this Christmas

Craft Magic This Christmas At Medik8, we are making huge strides to improve our sustainability in every way we can and this Christmas we want to help you too. How about crafting your decorations this year? Make them more personal,...

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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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