Gemma's top tips for adding retinol into your routine

Are you scared of using retinol, or are unsure on how and when to use it? There is a lot of hype around this ingredient (and for good reason), the benefits are HUGE when used for the right reasons and correctly. Retinol can: Treat acneClear poresIncrease cellular turnoverIncrease collagen and promote elasticity in the skinDecrease hyperpigmentationBrighten the skinDiminish and prevent fine lines…

Which Dermalogica exfoliant is right for you?

It can be overwhelming when trying to choose the right exfoliant to bring out the best in your skin or which ingredients you should be looking for. We have broken down our favourite exfoliating ingredients and which Dermalogica products contain them to help you decide which one is right for you. Of course, if you aren't sure, we offer free virtual consults with one of our Dermal Therapists he…

Natalie's top morning & evening moisturisers

Moisturisers are definitely a step in your skin care routine you don't want to skip. Our skin is the largest organ of our body & it needs hydration daily. Moisturisers act as just that, hydrators for your top layer of skin & if it doesn't receive any hydration, it can appear dry, dull, lifeless & more aged. Think of it as giving your skin a big drink of water as well as helping your skin barrier f…

Why we LOVE Vitamin C

It's National Vitamin C Day and what better way to celebrate the lovely orange colour that comes to mind when we think of vitamin C.This impressive vitamin is well-known for its importance in skincare and internal health, with good reason. As a Dermal Therapist, it's my job to know what ingredients are needed and when to introduce them into your skincare routine. Some of the benefits from Vitamin…

Your 24-hour skin

Within 24 hours, the skin's environmental state changes, which can affect how we care for it and allows us to depict the proper timing to use certain skincare.Here is a breakdown on your skin over 24hrs:8am - ALKALINITY The skin is more ALKALINE at this time of the day. When our skin becomes more alkaline, it can be very damaging to our lipid barrier. The depletion of these natural delicious…

Natalie, our Dermal Therapist shares her top 10 serums!

I am a massive fan of serums. They genuinely cause change in the skin and help it function how it is meant to. Another perk to using a serum is that they really help treat targeted skin concerns or areas of focus, whilst providing your skin with its needed nourishment.Let's take a look at my top 10 serums!Aspect Dr Multi B SerumThis hero serum will work to energise your skin with its multiple form…