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Why Blue Light Protection Skincare is More Than a Trend

You probably already know your screen addiction is giving you poor posture, putting strain on your eyesight and interfering with your sleep. But did you know that blue light radiation is also damaging your skin? From hyperpigmentation to redness and early-onset wrinkles, blue light damage is a very real problem. But there’s no need to get the blues. Today’s skincare companies are helping to mitigate blue light damage by formulating smarter creams and serums that protect against high-energy visible light, as well as UV radiation. Read on to discover why anti-blue light skincare is one of the best investments you can make for your skin – today and decades down the road. What is blue light?Fun, sciencey fact: The human...

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4 Anti-Pollution Skincare Products to Start Using ASAP

Want to look younger, longer? It’s time to invest in anti-pollution skincare. From antioxidants to anti-blue light technology, here’s everything you need to know about protecting your skin. While it’s widely understood UV radiation is the key cause of extrinsic skin ageing, it’s not the only assailant leaving us prematurely lined, wrinkled and sagging. Air pollution – whether from exhaust fumes, cigarette smoke, bushfires or power plants – is also a big problem, penetrating the pores to lead to everything from hyperpigmentation to collagen breakdown, as well as redness, irritation and breakouts. It’s enough to make you want to stay inside; although, it appears we’re not safe here, either. As well as giving rise to uncomfortable conditions like ‘tech neck’,...

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Why ATP is the Energising Skincare Ingredient You Need to Try

While Vitamin C, retinol and hyaluronic acid hog much of the limelight, there’s another anti-ageing skincare ingredient you should know about – and it goes by the name of ATP. Energising, soothing and revitalising the skin, it’s the powerhouse active found at the heart of EVERY single Dermaenergy product. And it’s there for good reason. Enhancing the skin’s metabolism and rebooting dull, tired, prematurely ageing skin, ATP is the skincare gift that keeps on giving. Read on for everything you need to know about one of skincare’s quietest, yet highest, achievers.  What is ATP?  Short for Adenosine Triphosphate, ATP is an energy-rich organic molecule that occurs naturally in the body. It is the main carrier of the energy required for...

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How to Combat Maskne

Not only has COVID-19 impacted our emotional, financial and social lives, pandemic life has also messed with our skin – leading to the emergence of something known as ‘maskne’. Referring to acne caused by – you guessed it – protective mask wear, maskne is a very real, very 2020 problem. And according to dermatologists, it’s occurring around the globe.  The subject of countless online beauty chats, maskne might seem unavoidable. However, with a little extra care, following health advice and masking up shouldn’t have to come at a price to your skin! This go-to guide to preventing and managing maskne will help get your complexion back in the clear.  Why mask wear can cause maskne – and other skin issues...

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What makes a cosmeceutical cleanser different to a general cleanser?

Cleansers Have Charge:  You may not know this, but for cleansers to perform at their optimal function (to clean the skin thoroughly), we formulate them with multiple surfactants (the ingredients that create bubbles). Some surfactants will come with charge and some without charge. The charged surfactants are called anionic and the neutral ones are call non-ionic. Cosmeceuticals cleansers are unique because they will formulate with both negative and neutral charges, where standard (non-cosmeceutical) cleansers will not. This is what makes a cosmeceutical cleanser special. Anionic surfactants will use the charge and foam to remove dirt and oil from the skin. Non-ionic surfactants will use surface pressure to remove the dirt, resulting in a gentler, but less thorough clean. Non-ionic suit cream cleansers and are more gentle to the skin...

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