All hail Retinol – the gold-standard of anti-ageing!

Retinol (vitamin A) is your tried and true form of skin rejuvenation. From improving skin ageing, recovery, pigmentation, redness, blemishes & pore refining, this natural, wholesome ingredient is responsible for improving the quality of skin time and time again.   To bring it back to the basics, retinol is essentially a derivative of vitamin A. This vitamin is one of the body’s key nutrients for boosting cell turnover and retinol is the form of vitamin A which continues to make headlines.   We love the extensive Medik8 retinol product line that ranges from Night Ritual Vitamin A™ (0.2%) to maximum strength Retinol 10TR™ (1%), providing options … Continue reading

Look after your skin this Summer!

It’s well and truly summer now, and while the feeling of the warmth and heat from the sun on our skin is amazing, there are a few repurcussions that come along with it. Ensure you have a good facial sunscreen, a hat and some sunglasses before exposing that beautiful face at the beach!   Sun exposure is renowned for aging your face, with chronic overexposure to the sun changing your skin’s texture and weakening the elasticity. It can cause premature wrinkling and even easy bruising. If this doesn’t sound bad enough, research shows that UV exposure is responsible for 80% … Continue reading

The Secret to a Perfect Face with Skin Peels

#DidYouKnow: The skin naturally replaces itself every 40 days, but this process slows down as we age. Accumulated dead skin cells causes the skin to look dull as it doesn’t reflect light evenly.   Skin Peels are a procedure used to diminish imperfections by gently exfoliating the Stratum Corneum (the outer layer of the skin) peeling away dead cells and rejuvenating the skin – stimulating up your skin cell growth cycle, having many anti-ageing benefits.   They are designed to: ✓ Minimise the appearance of surface lines ✓ Smooth out rough or uneven skin texture ✓ Aid in clearing acne … Continue reading