Lab Notes

Advanced Day Ultimate Protect

Meet Medik8’s latest sunscreen innovation; Advanced Day Ultimate Protect. Our recommended sunscreen-day cream hybrid to anyone out there that is serious about robust sun protection, delivered in a nourishing daily moisturiser.  Advanced Day Ultimate Protect is the leader of our SPF...

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The Legend Continues: r-Retinoate Day & Night Upgraded

Have you heard the news? r-Retinoate Day & Night, the long-standing founder of the r-Retinoate range, the ultimate in vitamin A technology, has had an upgrade. But how could our very best be improved? Representing luxe simplicity at its finest,...

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Vitamin A For Redness Prone Skin

In celebration of Rosacea Awareness Month, let’s take a deep dive into the science behind rosacea, and how to deal with sensitive and redness-prone skin.  Rosacea is a dermatological condition which has been estimated to affect up to 5.5% of...

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Peptides for skin: Which will you choose?

At Medik8, we believe that peptides have far more qualities than only tackling skin ageing, therefore, we have created a broad range of different peptides in our range. Discover more on peptides below, and choose your perfect peptide based on...

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Sleep Glycolic

A gold-standard ingredient within the skincare industry, you have probably already heard of glycolic acid. It is the most talked about and popular alpha hydroxy acid (AHA). Known for its abilities to transform skin texture, glycolic acid can leave skin...

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Crystal Retinal 20

A true cult favourite, Crystal Retinal is the ‘Everyone Vitamin A’ within our product range. As the Experts in Vitamin A, we harnessed the next-generation powers of crystal-stabilised retinaldehyde within Crystal Retinal; the revolutionary formula delivers results to the skin...

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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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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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