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Medik8 (Official)  "Beautiful Skin for Life" - Invented #CSAPhilosophy - Experts in Vitamin A - Professional - ISO Certified - Made in our labs 🌱 #Clean 🐰 #CrueltyFree

Let’s just come right out and say it… vitamin A has its issues.

When delivered at high levels it can overwhelm the skin leaving it red and uncomfortable. For years, this had been an inevitable consequence of using vitamin A; if you wanted the anti-ageing effects, you just had to deal with it.

But at Medik8, we decided to do something about it.

We started off by blending all our formulae with Time Release Technology - forming our ‘intelligent retinol’ standard, which drip feeds the skin with vitamin A to keep it from being overwhelmed.

We advise everyone to follow our ‘retinol ladder’ when they start to use vitamin A. This involves using a medium percentage vitamin A serum (Retinol 3TR™) twice a week for 2 weeks, then every other evening for two weeks, then every night from then on. This helps to ease your skin into accepting retinol into your routine, so you can move up to higher percentages with ease.

Next we introduced our Retinol+ Intense range which uses a novel published retinol enhancer which is proven to boost retinol effects without needing to increase percentage thereby preventing irritation.

Our other retinoid ranges using patent-pending Retinal and patented Retinyl Retinoate also benefit from anti-irritation technologies. But for now, we're talking retinol.
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Have you tried our retinol ladder? Do you have any tips for retinol beginners on how to avoid the initial irritation and get through to the results stage?

Let us know how it went by commenting below!
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Curious about retinol? We've got the lowdown on everything you could ever want to know about the gold-standard in anti-ageing skincare.
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Retinol is highly regarded by dermatologists and doctors alike as the best ingredient for younger-looking skin. *But it must be stabilised*

With more than 50 years of research under its belt, it is the most widely used vitamin A on the market.
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How does it work? When retinol is applied to the skin, it is converted to retinaldehyde and then to retinoic acid (the active form of vitamin A). That's when it starts to work its anti-ageing magic.

Retinoic acid stimulates each skin cell's nucleus to produce proteins such as collagen and elastin. This plumps up the skin for a dramatically firmer, plumper complexion.

Retinoic acid can also inhibit melanin production to even out skin tone and boost overall radiance. Ever better, it speeds up cellular renewal to smooth lines and wrinkles, refine pores and soften the skin!
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You can expect visible results in as little as 4 weeks, with profound benefits being realised around week 12. The benefits keep coming and coming afterwards.
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What questions have you always wanted to ask about retinol? Let us know in the comments and we'll answer below! .
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Are you a vitamin A lover or hater?
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Able to speed up how quickly your skin cells renew themselves, vitamin A (aka Retinol) is renowned as the ultimate tool in helping you look 30 when you’re 40.

Traditionally used at night, this notoriously irritating ingredient can help to boost collagen levels, fight pigmentation and retexturise skin.

At Medik8, we believe (know!) there isn’t any other skincare ingredient which can pip vitamin A to the post of THE gold-standard in anti-ageing. Let us show you why.
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So what is vitamin A? Simply put, it is an umbrella term that refers to all kinds of retinoids, including retinol, retinal, retinoic acid and their derivatives.

When it enters the skin, retinol converts into retinaldehyde before finally becoming retinoic acid where it becomes its most powerful and delivers its hit of anti-ageing benefits.

Diminished lines and wrinkles, plumper skin, boosted radiance and an even skin tone to name a few!

Almost all of the vitamin A products on the market contain just retinol (often not stabilised).
Medik8, took it not 1, but 2 steps further with retinaldehyde and retinyl retinoate.
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Over the next three days, we'll be talking about each one in detail. First up, retinaldehyde...
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Also known as retinal, this next-generation form of vitamin A works 11 times faster than retinol to provide exceptional skin results.
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Retinaldehyde is able to enhance collagen production, speed up cellular renewal and inhibit pigment production for youthful-looking and even-toned skin.

Even though retinal displays results similar to retinoic acid, it retains the gentleness of retinol serums on the skin.

Retinal is also antibacterial, which targets blemish-causing bacteria such as P. acnes.
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Have you come across retinal before? Want to know more? Send us your questions in the comments below!
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Thinking about adding retinol to your skincare routine, but not sure where to start? We've got you covered!
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Many skincare lovers reach for the highest percentage straight off the bat, driven by notion that a lower dosage means poor results. In actual fact, this couldn't be further from the truth.

Research shows that concentrations of 0.1% retinol and higher can visibly improve signs of ageing, minimise pore size and even out skin tone and texture.

If you’ve never used retinol before, we often recommend starting with our medium-strength time-release formula of 0.3% stabilised retinol (Retinol 3TR). Our intelligent time-release system allows you to start higher than the usual 0.1% without any further irritation.

After finishing a full course, you can then progress to a higher strength to boost your results further. This can go right up to 1% and then beyond with our Retinol Intense range, Crystal Retinal and Retinyl Retinoate. It's a lot of retinol but we are the 'Experts in Vitamin A' after all.

This approach allows your skin to acclimatise to regular retinol use, so you can enjoy beautiful results without experiencing the usual dryness and irritation.
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When will you be starting your retinol routine? And is vitamin A crucial to your regime?

Let us know in the comments below!
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It's National Relaxation Day, which is as good a reason as any to take a little time for some #selfcare. We recommend a moment of zen with our ultra-creamy Natural Clay Mask (link in bio).
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Lightly whipped to ensure the perfect consistency, it glides over skin to create the ultimate at-home spa experience. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Once applied, indulgent notes of cranberry, honeysuckle and passionflower lift the senses while natural clays draw out impurities from deep within the skin to clear and refine the complexion.
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The innovative mask doesn’t cement like other clay facials, meaning it won’t leave skin dehydrated and it can be removed effortlessly with just a few splashes of warm water. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
10 minutes is all you need for the ultimate pampering treat. It will leave your complexion positively radiant, optimally hydrated and flawlessly clear. #NationalRelaxationDay
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Got some relaxation tips of your own? Let us know in the comments below.
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Stuck in a skincare rut? What if we told you that we've developed a simple philosophy that is clinically proven to deliver visibly younger, radiant skin – not just for the short term, but every day thereafter?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Allow us to introduce you to CSA: vitamin C plus sunscreen by day, vitamin A by night.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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"Glycolic Acid is one of my favourite ingredients! So how did this little guy go when put to the test? This little gem works hand in hand with the Balance Moisturiser, which both Dave and I have been loving at the moment. It’s been helping my skin to look so much clearer and my skin tone more even!"⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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We're making the most of the British Summer while the sun is still shining. Barbecues, road trips and days by the seaside are top of our list for perfect Sunday pastimes. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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It is estimated that 80% of premature skin ageing is caused by sun exposure. UVB rays from the sun target the upper layers of the skin, causing sunburn and even skin cancer; while UVA rays penetrate deeper, devastating collagen and creating harmful free radicals which cause premature skin ageing.
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In essence, a high-quality sunscreen is one of the most effective anti-ageing products you can have in your beauty bag.
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At Medik8, we believe that the key to protecting skin against nature and the environment is nature itself. That's why we use mineral UV filters in our SPF 30 Physical Sunscreen. Zinc oxide and titanium dioxide work in synergy with skin to shield against both UVA and UVB rays. At the same time, moringa extract, a powerful plant-based antioxidant, forms an invisible urban shield on the surface of the skin to prevent damage caused by environmental pollutants. .
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The revolutionary r-Retinoate Rejuvenating Eye System captures the essence of Medik8's r-Retinoate technology in an advanced treatment for the delicate under-eye area.
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Comprised of weekly eye patches and a retinyl retinoate eye serum that is 8 times stronger than retinol, this targeted system improves the look of lost volume and firmness while reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and crow’s feet.
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Using it couldn't be simpler. Once a week, massage a small amount of Rejuvenating Eye Serum around the eye contours, then follow with the corresponding set of age-defying eye patches.
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Dissolvable Micro-Channel Eye Patches feature pure hyaluronic acid micro-points that stimulate collagen production, before dissolving into the skin for a direct firming action that your complexion will love.
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Bio-Cellulose Eye Patches nourish and hydrate the upper layers of skin for instantly revitalised eyes. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Medik8 giveaway has now ended.
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For every 100 new followers, we’ll be picking a lucky winner to receive a r-Retinoate® Rejuvenating Eye System worth £110. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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r-Retinoate Rejuvenating Eye System:
A revolutionary weekly skincare kit that captures the essence of Medik8’s best-selling r-Retinoate Youth Activating Cream in an intense 4-week eye treatment. The kit includes high-performance vitamin A derivative, retinyl retinoate, in a serum designed for the delicate eye area, paired with the most advanced patch technologies available for synergistic results.
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The pure hyaluronic acid micro-channel patches dissolve into the skin to directly restore volume and firm the eye contours, plus bio-cellulose patches mould to the skin’s surface to infuse hydration; diminishing dehydration lines and smoothing uneven texture. The patches hydrate skin on multiple levels with multi-weight hyaluronic acid for a more youthful, smoother under-eye.
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Late summer nights and impromptu travel plans can take a toll on your skin. Make sure your eyes give nothing away with the r-Retinoate Rejuvenating Eye System. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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The Rejuvenating Eye Serum is formulated with encapsulated retinyl retinoate. 8 times more powerful than retinol and stable both day and night, this non-irritating vitamin A stimulates collagen synthesis and helps to regenerate skin cells.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Dissolvable Micro-Channel Eye Patches comprised of pure hyaluronic acid micro-points create tiny, gently-formed pathways through the skin to stimulate collagen production. Throughout the night, the micro-points dissolve and remain within the skin, providing a direct firming action to address long-term eye concerns such as lines and wrinkles.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Bio-Cellulose Eye Patches infused with hyaluronic acid gently hydrate the upper layers of the skin to refresh, rejuvenate and nourish. The bio-cellulose film acts as a second skin to trap moisture and sink into even the finest of lines around the eyes.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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