#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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A Beginner’s Guide To Retinal

Vitamin A is widely hailed as the anti-ageing hero ingredient. Its derivatives — retinoids — are some of the most talked-about actives in the skincare sphere. You’ve almost certainly heard of retinol, but retinal (or retinaldehyde) is its more potent,

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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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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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