Welcome to our Dermacare Direct Skincare blog! Here you can gain an insight into professional skincare regimes, products & devices. We Provide tips & advice about a range of skincare issues –aging, acne, scars, troubled skin & many more interesting topics about your skin.
Adverse Skin Reaction or Not?
Skin reactions can be normal reactions when you have introduced new products into your skin care routine. – Dryness, flaking and peeling are normal reactions when you start using exfoliating ingredients (e.g. AHA’S like glycolic acid and lactic acid) for… Read More
It Smells Too Good To Be True! Why I Only Use Products That Smell Bad..
In my experience during the many years of working in dermatology then onto the aesthetic industry, I have learnt that generally products that work do not really smell very good! Smelling potent, results-driven ingredients in products means far more to… Read More
New Products From Medik8
Advanced Night Restore Previously known as Hydr8™ Night. An advanced antioxidant night cream that works while you sleep to restore and deeply hydrate skin. Including Medik8’s Midnight Repair Complex™, which features powerful antioxidants such as dragon fruit extract, saskatoon berry… Read More
Andrea Shares The Do’s & Don’ts Of Buying Advanced Skincare Products Online
It is unfortunate and worrying that online sales of counterfeit products are on the increase. The bargain prices found on online auction sites or marketplaces are appealing but should be treated with great caution. If it appears to be too… Read More
From Causes To Cures, What You Need To Know About Tackling Pigmentation
What is skin pigmentation and how can you treat it? Hyperpigmentation usually presents itself as age spots, uneven colour, freckles and sometimes melasma (mask of pregnancy), due to excess melanin production and deposition in the skin. Sun exposure is the… Read More
Get your glow back – The Best Treatments to revive & repair summer ravaged skin
Once your summer glow begins to fade, you will probably start to notice some signs of sun damage like dark spots and uneven skin tone. I am afraid you cannot undo the damage caused by UV rays, but you can… Read More
PCA Perfecting Protection Broad Spectrum SPF30 – Product Review
This revolutionary broad spectrum sunscreen combines protective ingredients with botanicals that encourage an even skin tone. PCA Perfecting Protection Broad Spectrum SPF 30 combines the superior protective benefits of Z-Cote with Licorice, Mulberry and Bearberry to even skin tone. With… Read More
New Heliocare Products – Mineral Tolerance Fluid & Color Gel Oil-Free in Beige & Bronze
The Heliocare 360˚ range provides unrivalled protection against UVA, UVB, visible light and infrared-A with a combination of broad-spectrum sun protection filters that work at the surface of the skin, and anti-oxidants that work within it to help stop the production… Read More
What are Hydroxy Acids? Which ones right for me?
Unfortunately, your skin can look a bit worse for wear after the summer as it is exposed to strong sun and other summer-related environmental factors. To address those summer setbacks, I suggest using products containing alpha hydroxy acids (AHA’s), which… Read More
Revitalash New Products – Thickening Shampoo & Conditioner
Introducing the NEW RevitaLash® Cosmetics Hair Collection! The new Thickening Shampoo & Conditioner is specifically designed to enhance hair’s volume and beauty by promoting elasticity, combating breakage and optimising scalp health.The phyto-infused formulas are rich in therapeutic ingredients to support… Read More