Experts in Vitamin A

Retinol is loved by doctors, beauty bloggers and skincare enthusiasts the world over. It’s a widely accepted notion that nothing without prescription can improve the signs of photoageing quite like it. In fact, little else even comes close. That’s why it is commonly referred to as the gold standard in anti-ageing. But retinol has its…

Medik8 CE-Thione - Rechargeable Vitamin C Serum

The Rechargeable Science in CE-Thione

CE-Thione – Rechargeable Vitamin C™ Medik8 is delighted to introduce its latest innovation in Vitamin C technology: CE-Thione™  which showcases a totally new concept in skincare called: Rechargeable Vitamin C™ Facts about Vitamin C: It is essential for the synthesis of collagen It is essential for the transportation of collagen molecules into the dermis It is an…

Medik8 C-Tetra - Vitamin C + E Antioxidant Serum

Medik8 Vitamin E

Vitamin E Vitamin E can be separated into eight varients: four tocopherols (d-alpha-tocopherol, d-beta-tocopherol, d-gamma-tocopherol, and d-delta-tocopherol) and four tocotrienols (d-alpha-tocotrienol, d-beta-tocotrienol, d-gamma-tocotrienol, d-delta-tocotrienol). Alpha tocopherol is the form of vitamin E that we use within our bodies. Beta, gamma and delta tocopherols, known as ‘mixed’ tocopherols, are other forms of vitamin E that exist…

Medik8 Retinol 3TR - Vitamin A serum

Medik8 Retinol – Vitamin A

Products containing Retinol, a pure form of vitamin A, help to fight and diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Retinol is proven to improve mottled pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles, skin texture, skin tone and colour, and your skin’s hydration levels. Retinol exfoliates the skin constantly, and helps with collagen production, improving the skin’s appearance.

Medik8 CE-Tetra - Vitamin C + E Antioxidant Serum

Medik8 Lipid Soluble Vitamin C

L-Ascorbic Acid, more commonly known as water-soluble Vitamin C, has many biological functions within the human body. Vitamin C’s most important role is its involvement in the production of connective tissue protein – collagen; adding vitamin C to a culture of skin cells (fibroblasts) dramatically increases the synthesis of collagen.

Learn about the skin’s layers

The Skin’s Three Layers THE EPIDERMIS The epidermis is a thin, protective layer of cells that contain no blood vessels and consists of five layers of cells with no sharp divisions between the layers. Designed to provide protection, it is responsible for the appearance, colour, suppleness and texture of the skin. The cells shed themselves…