How To Beat Holiday Skin Challenges

Going on holiday can be the highlight of the summer, but long journeys to different climates aren’t easy on your skin. It’s important to stick to your routine, even when you’re travelling, to achieve your skin goals. That’s why we’ve

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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 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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#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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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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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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