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How Do I Know My Anti-Ageing Treatment is Working?

So you've purchased your anti-ageing treatment from Dermatica - but how do you know if it's working? Well, the key question here is... Do you look younger? This is the obvious question to ask yourself! But what are you really

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How Quickly Does Tretinoin Work?

What is Tretinoin? Tretinoin belongs to a group of drugs called retinoids, which means they are Vitamin A derivatives. Tretinoin is a topical (applied to the skin) form of Vitamin A that helps the skin renew itself and was first

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Holiday Skincare Tips: How To Look After Your Skin This Summer

So you are counting down the days until you finally get to go on your summer holiday. Whether it’s a lazy week on a beach in Greece, an activity-filled Mediterranean cruise - or a week of partying in Marbella, here

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Can I Use Retinoids In Summer?

There's no reason why you should stop using retinoids in summer - as long as you protect your skin from the sun! Retinoids can make you more susceptible to sunburn as they act as exfoliators, but we also know from

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How To Layer Your Retinoid With Your Other Skincare Products

Just because you have now upgraded to prescription-strength retinoids such as Tretinoin to deal with your primary skin concerns, doesn’t mean you need to ditch your entire arsenal of favourite skincare products. A retinoid can be used at the same time

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Prescription Retinoids vs High Street Products

Apart from The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, none of us can escape the reality of ageing. As we age we develop wrinkles, changes in the skin’s pigment, loss of elasticity,  and our skin becomes more translucent. Humans have sought

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5 Acids You Should Consider Adding to your Skincare Routine

What is an ‘acid’? Let’s take you back – just briefly – to your GCSE or A-level chemistry class... The pH scale is a measure of acidity or alkalinity of a substance, on a scale of zero to fourteen, with

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Is There Anything You Can Do About Dark Undereye Circles?

Dark undereye circles are a tricky area to treat. We've all woken up in the morning after a tough night and sighed at the familiar appearance of eye bags - or ‘cutaneous idiopathic hyperchromia of the orbital region (CIHOR)', to

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A Guide To Anti-Ageing For The Modern Man

Anti-ageing for men is all about one thing: subtlety. The key things are smooth, even-toned but not necessarily wrinkle-free skin. This is because the natural facial lines in men are, according to tradition at least, an integral part of what

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