Welcome to the sk.in revolution: medically prescribed cosmeceutical active ingredients that potently target a specific skin concern and maintain and repair the skin barrier. We call them ‘cosmeceutical workout shots’ that when applied to the skin will lead to visible and transformative results but at the same time minimising the negative potential skin reactions.
Born out of an intuitive passion for high quality ingredients in skincare, Dr Alek recognized a gap between doctor prescribed cosmeceuticals and accessibility to the general market. The reality many companies faced was that active ingredients could cause unwanted skin reactions; powerful ingredients were safely handled only by dermatologists and cosmetic doctors. However, Dr Alek knew that less sensitising and more stable ingredients were available, just not highly accessible to a wider market. And this was for a good reason as certain active ingredients can produce severe skin reactions that would need medical attention.
“My goal is that everyone should have the opportunity for a healthy glowing skin but at the same time I wanted to reduce the chance of those unwanted skin reactions.” – Dr Alek Nikolic.
sk.in grew out of this desire to use premium ingredients that limit skin reactions while maximising skincare results. sk.in was formed many years before the company Skin Ingredients (Pty) Ltd was founded in 2017: research and development began in 2015, with the help of compounding pharmacists, international suppliers and packaging experts. Dr Alek was exacting: the quality of these ingredients must be matched by the brand’s values and mission — this line must be accessible, potent, sustainable, yet widely accessible, able to fit into anyone’s skin regime. The 3-year journey culminated in a premium skincare brand that effortlessly glides into any skincare routine, and is proudly vegan friendly, and soy, gluten, and nut free, and never tested on animals.
With more than 20 years of experience in skincare, skin ingredients, and aesthetic medicine, Dr Alek brings experience and wisdom to sk.in. It was this experience and innate ability to understand how to invigorate and balance the skin with active ingredients that led to the formulation of sk.in.
“With sk.in ingredients, those powerful targeting and repairing serums are finally at your fingertips.” – Dr Alek Nikolic.
With a solution for every concern, sk.in products potently target the errors of the past while powerfully getting your skin working at its best again. It’s cardio for your complexion so you can get that work out glow without hitting the gym. At sk.in, we believe that the best elements of skincare should be available to anyone: high quality and ultra-strength ingredients that work harder for you to repair and rebuild the skin that were once only available through a medical practitioner. sk.in blends extensive research and medical expertise with ingredients you love like vitamin A, vitamin C and antioxidants to bring you the professional results you’re seeking. sk.in glides on and complements your routine to reverse the signs of ageing and UV damage, improve fine lines and wrinkles, stimulate collagen, soften pigmentation, boost hydration, clean and detoxify, and rebuild your skin barrier for a healthy, youthful glow and younger looking skin.
We know that the best part of visiting your skincare specialist is the precise treatment you require for your unique skin concern: working out that exact regime is integral for skin health. With your individuality in mind, Dr Alek created a sk.in test you can complete in 2-5 minutes to find the most intelligent solution to work into your routine. No need to get up: we bring the skin expert to you. Better yet – order online and build your online profile to accumulate sk.in rewards. It’s the power duo of sk.in: reward your wallet as you reward your skin with radiance.
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