Lab Notes

Menopausal Skincare

Going through menopause can be a stressful time, especially because your skin can be fluctuating alongside your hormones. During the menopause, skin undergoes a number of changes which everyone experiences a little differently.  For many people, skin loses tone, elasticity...

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The Best Ingredients For Targeting Blemish-Prone Skin

  Struggling with blemishes? Delve into Medik8’s expertly-curated breakdown on breakouts and comprehensive guide to blemish-busting ingredients.  What Is Blemish-Prone Skin? Blemishes occur in many shapes, sizes, and at multiple stages of life - as well as on various areas...

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All About Acids

ALL ABOUT ACIDS Exfoliating acids can be your skin’s superhero; they can exfoliate, smooth and visibly brighten many stubborn skin concerns. As some of the most well-proven ingredients in skincare, they have the potential to transform skin tone and texture...

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The Medik8 Guide to Blemishes

What is a blemish? A blemish can be any kind of spot, discoloration or mark on the skin, but in most circumstances ‘blemish’ refers to breakouts. A blemish is a clogged pore which can be raised, red and sore. What...

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Top 10 Retinaldehyde Questions Answered

What is retinaldehyde? Retinaldehyde is a revolutionary form of vitamin A. It is proven to be 11x faster-acting than the classic form of vitamin A, retinol[1], yet is a notoriously unstable molecule therefore potent retinaldehyde is rarely found in skincare....

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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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Blue Light & The Sun

Protecting your skin from the sun is one of the most important tools you can use to prevent premature ageing. That’s why sunscreen is one third of our CSA philosophy - vitamin C and sunscreen by day, and vitamin A...

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The Power of Double Cleansing

Cleansing: the first section of your skincare regime that holds great opportunity to fast-track your way to reaching your skincare goals, if done correctly. Cleansing can help to remove any build up of impurities lying on the skin’s surface, leaving...

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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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The Power of Peptides

Peptides are in the spotlight as one of the forerunners in cutting-edge skincare science, as they are known to help support collagen production. But did you know that they can do so much more? Meet the Peptides Family. WHAT ARE...

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