#AcneAwarenessMonth: How we support you on your skin journey

Acne doesn’t discriminate. According to the NHS, 95 per cent of people aged 11 to 30 will be affected by acne to some extent, and it doesn’t stop with age. It’s estimated that one in three people with the skin

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7 Ways to Soothe Acne-Prone Skin At Home

If you experience acne, you’ve probably already heard a thing or two about treating spots and preventing breakouts. It’s helpful to know how to reach your long-term skin goals, but how do you deal with those days when acne is

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What Are the Best Ingredients to Treat Acne?

Did you know that up to 85% of people will experience acne in their lifetime? Although many of us associate it with our teenage years, it can actually affect up to 1/3 of people in their 20s and 30s. Because

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Acne Skin Journey: Sakiko, 37, London

Welcome back to Dermatica Skin Journeys, where we speak to members of the community about their experience with our personalised custom formulas! This week, we’re chatting to Sakiko, who has kindly talked us through her skin concerns, go-to routine and

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How to Beat Summer Breakouts

Why do we get spots in summer? There are many potential causes of acne, including everything from your genes to everyday stress, but essentially, spots occur when pores are blocked with natural skin oils (sebum) and dead skin. Breakouts can

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Ask a Derm: Why Do Some Adults Experience Acne?

Dr Lynn Sydor is a board-certified dermatologist with over 30 years of experience and is part of the Dermatica team. Dr Sydor has taken some time to share her expertise on adult acne! It’s a common misconception that acne can

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Acne Skin Journey: Lyndsey, 32, Yorkshire

Welcome to our first-ever Dermatica Skin Journey, where we speak to members of the community about their experience with our personalised custom formulas! This week, we’re chatting to Lyndsey, a Yorkshire-based skincare fan, who is currently on an acne treatment

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What is Tretinoin and How Do I Use It?

You might have heard of tretinoin, the prescription-only retinoid renowned for its ability to transform dull, congested complexions into healthy, glowing skin. It has an impressive list of benefits, from targeting acne to reversing signs of ageing, but how should

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Tretinoin vs Retin A — What’s the Difference?

Over the past decade, ‘retinoid’ has become one of skincare’s biggest buzzwords. Whether you’re new to skincare, or you class yourself as a total reti-nerd, there are always a few need-to-knows when it comes to using powerful ingredients to tackle

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Skin Colour and Skincare

Dermatological advice for people with Black skin by Dr. Mary Sommerlad Does skin colour affect the way we treat it? We asked consultant dermatologist Dr Mary Sommerlad to shed light on the specific skincare concerns faced by black people. All

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