Lab Notes

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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Retinal vs Retinol

When it comes to anti-ageing skincare, vitamin A is the absolute gold standard in keeping your skin looking younger for longer. Nothing even comes close to vitamin A in terms of the clinical evidence for its results and the amount...

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Top 10 Retinaldehyde Questions Answered

1. 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...

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What is a PHA (polyhydroxy acid)?

There is a new kind of exfoliating acid that is ready and waiting to steal the skincare spotlight: polyhydroxy acids (PHAs). The ultra-effective power of alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and beta hydroxy acids (BHAs) can be just that bit too...

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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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What is Intelligent?

The gold-standard of anti-ageing. No other ingredient in skincare can even compare to vitamin A when it comes to reducing the signs of premature ageing. THE GOLD STANDARD OF ANTI-AGEING Over the years, must-have skincare ingredients have come and gone,...

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Buy Now. Pay Later with Klarna.

  Buy Now. Pay Later with Klarna. Wishing you could buy the Medik8 you love today, without the agonising wait until pay day? We hear you. That’s why we’ve partnered with Klarna to bring you new ways to pay at...

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Skincare During Pregnancy

Unfortunately, as a cosmetic brand we are unable to provide specific medical advice relating to our products. We would strongly advise speaking with your GP or Midwife so that they can give you an accurate recommendation. The full ingredients list...

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