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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Ask a Derm: Can I Use My Dermatica Formula on Holiday?

I’ve been using my Dermatica routine for a while now and it’s going well but I am going on a sunny holiday in a few weeks and I’ve read various things that say the sun can interact with your skincare

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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 Are the Best Ingredients to Treat Melasma?

What are the best ingredients to treat melasma? Melasma is a common skin condition that leads to darkened patches of skin, usually around the cheeks, forehead, nose or chin. You may have also heard it referred to as a ‘pregnancy

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Where to Apply Tretinoin

Introduction You’ve probably heard of tretinoin, the most powerful of all the retinoids. It’s so potent that it’s only available on prescription, and it’s used to treat a variety of skin concerns, from acne and melasma to fine lines and

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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 Layer Your Skincare Products

You’ve invested in some great skincare. Now what?  For skincare to be effective, several factors need to be in place. In this post, we’ll look at one of the most important aspects of any skincare routine: how to layer your

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How to Keep Your Skin Barrier Healthy

“Your skin is amazing.” Words we all want to hear, right? The truth is, whether you’re experiencing a bit of dryness or a full-blown acne flare up, your skin is still amazing. The largest organ in the human body, it’s

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How to Start a Retinoid

When it comes to skincare buzzwords, ‘retinoid’ is a regular contender for one of the most popular treatments on everyone’s lips. A powerful group of compounds derived from Vitamin A, retinoids are used to treat acne, prevent ageing, and even

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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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