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How To Get The Most From Your GP

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Menopause: Hormones and Your Skin

Menopause: Hormones and Your Skin

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  • The Impact of Menopause on the Skin

    The Impact of Menopause on the Skin

    July 11 2021

    Skin and hair issues are incredibly common around the perimenopause and menopause. Many of the skin problems seen can be significantly improved with Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). Oestrogen levels first start dropping during the peri-menopause, which can last for up to 10 years before the onset of the menopause. At first, the changes are quite subtle and are often attributed to stress, ageing, pollution or...

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  • Menopause and its Symptoms

    Menopause and its Symptoms

    July 04 2021

    Dr. Rebecca Lewis, GP with a special interest in menopause. Rebecca qualified from Guy’s Medical School in London in 1991. She continues to practise as a GP and has developed an interest in the menopause. Rebecca is determined to improve the understanding of the menopause through education and access to accurate, evidence-based medical information.  All ages are affected: A natural...

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  • Meet The Founder

    Meet The Founder

    June 13 2021

    Caroline Hirons was always destined to go into the beauty industry – she just didn’t know it.

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  • The Science Behind Peptides

    The Science Behind Peptides

    June 04 2021

    One of the frontrunners in cutting-edge skincare science, peptides are proven to be truly powerful in targeting many different skin concerns. Peptides are a key area of research and innovation at Medik8, so let’s take a deep dive into the science...

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  • The History of Peptides

    The History of Peptides

    June 01 2021

    The first most beauty fans heard about peptides was in 2006 when, in a subsequently much spoofed Olay TV ad, celebrity beauty editor Nadine Baggott told viewers “Right now, I think the hottest anti-ageing ingredients around are pentapeptides.” Back then most of us didn’t know what a peptide was or what it could do, but in fact, peptides had been...

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  • Sunscreen for Different Skin Conditions

    Sunscreen for Different Skin Conditions

    May 22 2021

    What advice do you have for people prone to sensitivity or Rosacea when it comes to SPF? Ultrasun is formulated for people with sensitive skin. The Lamellar technology means that your skin can breathe and your pores are not clogged. If you have conditions such as Rosacea we would recommend our Face Fluid SPF50+ as it’s particularly important to use a higher level of protection.   Are there ingredients you should avoid...

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  • Choosing the Best Acid for You

    Choosing the Best Acid for You

    May 16 2021

    Hearing the word ‘acid’ in conjunction with a skincare routine may sound counter-intuitive, but acids can be excellent for your skin and should be a part of a solid routine. The trick to choosing the best acid for you is to focus on the skin concern you want to address. Yes, it really is that easy. 

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