Anti-Ageing Skin Journey: Carole, 63, Glasgow

Welcome to another Dermatica Skin Journey, where we ask real people about their skin concerns, goals, routine —  and how they really got on with our personalised custom formulas! This UV Safety Awareness Month, we’re speaking to Carole, a 63-year-old

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UVA and UVB — What’s The Difference?

You’re probably heard about the importance of protecting your skin from the sun’s UVA and UVB rays. But what’s the difference between them, and why exactly does it matter? Let’s break it down and decode the differences between the two,

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How To Get The Most From Your SPF

Ask any of our dermatology experts and they’ll tell you the same thing — that sunscreen is the most important step in any morning skincare routine. It’s the first line of defence against the damaging effects of sunlight, helping to

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Ask a Derm: Can I Use Botox® Alongside Tretinoin?

Thinking about trying an advanced anti-ageing treatment? When it’s time to move on from store-bought solutions, many people find prescription retinoids (tretinoin) and anti-wrinkle injections like Botox are highly effective.  But, the question is, do you have to choose one

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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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How to tell if your skin is sensitive or overloaded

Sensitive skin is more common than you think and affects over 50% of the general population. But, just because you react to a particular product, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you have sensitive skin.  The more products you use on

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How do I get rid of forehead wrinkles?

Forehead wrinkles are extremely common, I will go on to explain what forehead wrinkles are, what causes them and how it is possible to get rid of your forehead wrinkles. Are forehead wrinkles normal? Forehead wrinkles are a normal part

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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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