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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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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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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How to Manage Skin Irritation

It’s no secret that vitamin A derivatives — also known as retinoids — are the gold-standard of anti-ageing hero ingredients. Prescription-strength retinoid tretinoin isn’t just effective at banishing fine lines and wrinkles, but acne, blackheads and hyperpigmentation, too. However, when

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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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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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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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