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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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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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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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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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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The Perfect Routine Using Vitamin A

What other products should I use with retinol? Daytime Routine   Here at Medik8, our skin ageing philosophy is simple: vitamin C plus sunscreen by day, vitamin A by night. These two ingredients work synergistically to promote optimal skin health....

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Free Sanitiser to the Community

Due to popular demand, we've made thousands more FREE Medik8 hand sanitisers! Are you a vulnerable group who would like an allocation? “Medik8 makes 4000 free bottles of hand sanitiser for the elderly, homeless and the Police” Reproducing a press...

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The differences between male and female skin

Skin is skin. No matter how you identify. That’s why Medik8 recommends our CSA Philosophy to everyone; no restrictions. The secret to younger looking skin is the same for all; vitamin C followed by Sunscreen by day, vitamin A by...

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