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How To Know You’re Buying Authentic Skincare?

Know where your skincare is coming from.

 With online shopping on the rise, finding fake beauty and skincare products is increasingly common.

 With advanced skincare, you need to be more careful as the products contain potent ingredients.

 Counterfeit products are imitations of genuine goods. 

Counterfeiters are highly skilled at copying products.  It can be almost impossible to distinguish real from fake.

Authentic Skincare


Ineffective Ingredients

The odds are they will turn out to be ineffective, either diluted or defective.

Potential Health Risks

Counterfeit products aren’t regulated and don’t abide by safety and sanitation guidelines. 

This means there is no way of knowing what they include, where their ingredients are sourced, or how they are manufactured.

How to spot fake skincare products (and why you should avoid them?) 

As a general rule, if the product isn’t coming directly from the manufacturer or it's authorized stockists there is a high probability that it is fake. 

Professional skincare is only supplied to carefully selected partners that are medically qualified professionals, authorized and trained.

When purchasing advanced skincare products, be mindful that Brands don't allow their stockists to sell through Amazon or eBay.

Generally, stockists selling Advanced skincare online also own a skincare clinic.


Check The Label

Counterfeiters often skip important details. “Tags, typos, misspellings, and poor printing should all be on your radar. 

Use Common Sense

If an offer from a retailer seems too good to be true, it probably is. If it seems suspiciously cheap or is sold in bulk, it’s likely a knockoff.

If something doesn’t feel right, ask! Contact the brand themselves to check that you are purchasing from an authorized retailer.

Buy from Dermacare Direct to ensure you always receive safe, clinically-tested & effective skincare products 

We also provide expert skincare advice as with Cosmeceutical products it's important to get the right advice, so you can really benefit.


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