Lab Notes

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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Medik8 secures growth investment

Having never before taken a penny of outside finance, last week, we signed an investment deal with a strategic growth investor called Inflexion. My feet haven't touched the ground yet, but now the news has gone public, I want to take the chance to update you all on what this means for the brand and why we have done this (spoiler alert - it’s all incredibly exciting
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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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Help activating your account

How to activate your account (1 minute read) Great news, we have updated our website and we are now on a new platform. Faster and much easier to use. We have automatically migrated your account across, but for security reasons...

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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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