MEDIK8

PRESS & GLOW - DAILY EXFOLIATING PHA TONIC

£25
  • A resurfacing Acid Toner to gently exfoliate top skin surface
  • Removes dead, dull skin to reveal a fresh, glowing complexion
  • Preps skin to better absorb Vitamin A/Retinol  
  • Works beautifully under makeup as it smooths skin

Medik8's Press & Glow Daily Exfoliating PHA Tonic With Enzyme Activator is one of the brands bestsellers and rightly so!

This high tech Acid Toner resurfaces, hydrates and smooths the skin without stripping it and helps to prep it ready to absorb Vitamin A (Retinol) with more efficiency.

PHA's are made up of larger molecules which don't penetrate too deeply within the dermis, resulting in a gentle exfoliation of just the surface of the skin without disturbing the fragile deeper layers (which can lead to over exfoliation).

This in turn removes dead, dull skin and provides a sought after fresh, glowy complexion.

Helps to lift the appearance of hyper pigmentation for a clearer and more unified looking complexion.

This hero product helps achieve daily gentle exfoliation without compromising the skins barrier. Suited even to sensitive skins.

The clever packaging has a one touch dispensing pump.

Simply hold a cotton pad- we recommend considering the environment and choose a reusable one like the brilliant Last Round Reusable Cotton Pads.  

200ml. Bottle.

Ethical Qualities:

  • Cruelty free.
  • Vegan.
  • Paraben free.
  • Phthalate free.
  • No artificial fragrances.
  • No synthetic colours.
  • Medik8 are committed to sustainability:
  • Outer boxes are 100% FSC certified.
  • Inserts are made using 100% recycled paper.
  • Glass bottles are made from 40% recycled glass.
  • Medik8 buildings run on 100% renewable energy.
  • British family run business.

The Medik8 brand have a simple skincare philosophy of including core anti ageing ingredients into your daily routine. They call this CSA.

 

It stands for Vitamin C, Sunscreen and Vitamin A. The regime is to apply Vitamin C in the morning, Sunscreen in the morning and a Vitamin A (retinol/retinal) in the evening. This should be seen as a basic 3 step plan that can be adapted to include various extra steps suited to your skins particular needs. It's a great place to start from if you're new to skincare and looking to start a regime but are overwhelmed with all the advice and choices. 

 

Key benefits of Vitamin C : It's an exceptional anti oxidant helping protect skin from free radicals and external aggressors. Essential in the synthesis of collagen. It disrupts the melanin synthesis pathway resulting in a brighter, glowing complexion whilst it helps to control and lighten pigmentation. 

 

Key benefits of a sunscreen: Wearing a good quality, high SPF facial sunscreen daily is essential. A sunscreen is probably the most powerful anti ageing weapon. Not only does it protect from harmful and ageing UVA and UVB rays (even on a cloudy day 50% of UV rays still reach the skin) but a broad spectrum sunscreen will also protect against infrared rays from the sun, blue light emitted from electrical devices, pollution from the environment and glycation from diet (bad sugars break down collagen). 

 

Key benefits of Vitamin A: Increases collagen synthesis and helps prevent its breakdown which in turn helps to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Increases cell turnover for smooth, decongested skin surface with less texture. Helps to decrease melanin production for a more even toned and brighter complexion. Reduces sebum production which can help to control and minimise breakouts. Helps with UV repair. Promotes and supports general, overall skin health.

Aqua (Water), Gluconolactone, Glycerin, Hydrolyzed Opuntia Ficus-Indica Flower Extract, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Citrate, Hydroxyacetophenone, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate.

*Although we try our best to ensure this list of ingredients is accurate there may be product upgrades from time to time, or slight variants between different regions based on local laws, meaning the only definitive ingredient list is that which is printed on the product packaging.

Covid-19 - Please note that couriers are unable to guarantee delivery times at the moment.

Shipping companies will still prioritise Next Day & Express Deliveries but they cannot guarantee delivery times and therefore unfortunately we cannot accept any claims for late or delayed shipments.

NB: None of the couriers during this time will come into contact with the customer and if parcels will not fit through the letterbox will leave parcels outside your door or in the reception of your building. Express & Next Day services that require a signature the courier will ring the bell to get confirmation you are in to accept your delivery.

UK Delivery Information

Royal Mail 2-5 days from £4.00 - Free Over £20

Order by 2pm Mon - Fri for delivery in 2-5 working day (not signed for)

Royal Mail Next Day By 1pm From £7.50

Order by 2pm Mon - Fri for delivery by next working day by 1pm * (signed for)

UPS Express Next Day By 10.30am From £15.00

Order by 2pm Mon - Fri for delivery next working day by 10.30am ** (signed for)

Royal Mail Saturday By 1pm From £10.50

Order on a Friday before 2pm for a Saturday delivery **(signed for)

Same Day Delivery to London Postcodes & Film Studios From £10.00

Order by 4pm Mon - Fri for same day delivery)

Free Collect In Store - Allow 2 Hours within Business Opening Times)

Please note we only have 1 location to collect from at 12 Kensignton Church Street, London, W8 4EP

* These timescales are for UK Mainlaind and may take longer for Highlands, Islands & remote areas.

** These services are only available for UK Mainland

Delivery Costs & Services are automatically calculated as you shop (because they are dependent on the products, weight, country & delivery service).

Worldwide Shipping: Log In or Register an account and the shipping costs and services will automatically be worked out for your Country. Please note we cannot guarantee delivery dates outside the UK.

Standard shipping with Royal Mail does not provide tracking details if you require tracking fr your order please choose UPS.

Please click here for further Delivery & Return Information

  • Medik8's Press & Glow Daily Exfoliating PHA Tonic With Enzyme Activator is one of the brands bestsellers and rightly so!

    This high tech Acid Toner resurfaces, hydrates and smooths the skin without stripping it and helps to prep it ready to absorb Vitamin A (Retinol) with more efficiency.

    PHA's are made up of larger molecules which don't penetrate too deeply within the dermis, resulting in a gentle exfoliation of just the surface of the skin without disturbing the fragile deeper layers (which can lead to over exfoliation).

    This in turn removes dead, dull skin and provides a sought after fresh, glowy complexion.

    Helps to lift the appearance of hyper pigmentation for a clearer and more unified looking complexion.

    This hero product helps achieve daily gentle exfoliation without compromising the skins barrier. Suited even to sensitive skins.

    The clever packaging has a one touch dispensing pump.

    Simply hold a cotton pad- we recommend considering the environment and choose a reusable one like the brilliant Last Round Reusable Cotton Pads.  

    200ml. Bottle.

    Ethical Qualities:

    • Cruelty free.
    • Vegan.
    • Paraben free.
    • Phthalate free.
    • No artificial fragrances.
    • No synthetic colours.
    • Medik8 are committed to sustainability:
    • Outer boxes are 100% FSC certified.
    • Inserts are made using 100% recycled paper.
    • Glass bottles are made from 40% recycled glass.
    • Medik8 buildings run on 100% renewable energy.
    • British family run business.
  • The Medik8 brand have a simple skincare philosophy of including core anti ageing ingredients into your daily routine. They call this CSA.

     

    It stands for Vitamin C, Sunscreen and Vitamin A. The regime is to apply Vitamin C in the morning, Sunscreen in the morning and a Vitamin A (retinol/retinal) in the evening. This should be seen as a basic 3 step plan that can be adapted to include various extra steps suited to your skins particular needs. It's a great place to start from if you're new to skincare and looking to start a regime but are overwhelmed with all the advice and choices. 

     

    Key benefits of Vitamin C : It's an exceptional anti oxidant helping protect skin from free radicals and external aggressors. Essential in the synthesis of collagen. It disrupts the melanin synthesis pathway resulting in a brighter, glowing complexion whilst it helps to control and lighten pigmentation. 

     

    Key benefits of a sunscreen: Wearing a good quality, high SPF facial sunscreen daily is essential. A sunscreen is probably the most powerful anti ageing weapon. Not only does it protect from harmful and ageing UVA and UVB rays (even on a cloudy day 50% of UV rays still reach the skin) but a broad spectrum sunscreen will also protect against infrared rays from the sun, blue light emitted from electrical devices, pollution from the environment and glycation from diet (bad sugars break down collagen). 

     

    Key benefits of Vitamin A: Increases collagen synthesis and helps prevent its breakdown which in turn helps to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Increases cell turnover for smooth, decongested skin surface with less texture. Helps to decrease melanin production for a more even toned and brighter complexion. Reduces sebum production which can help to control and minimise breakouts. Helps with UV repair. Promotes and supports general, overall skin health.

  • Aqua (Water), Gluconolactone, Glycerin, Hydrolyzed Opuntia Ficus-Indica Flower Extract, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Citrate, Hydroxyacetophenone, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate. *Although we try our best to ensure this list of ingredients is accurate there may be product upgrades from time to time, or slight variants between different regions based on local laws, meaning the only definitive ingredient list is that which is printed on the product packaging.
  • Covid-19 - Please note that couriers are unable to guarantee delivery times at the moment.

    Shipping companies will still prioritise Next Day & Express Deliveries but they cannot guarantee delivery times and therefore unfortunately we cannot accept any claims for late or delayed shipments.

    NB: None of the couriers during this time will come into contact with the customer and if parcels will not fit through the letterbox will leave parcels outside your door or in the reception of your building. Express & Next Day services that require a signature the courier will ring the bell to get confirmation you are in to accept your delivery.

    UK Delivery Information

    Royal Mail 2-5 days from £4.00 - Free Over £20

    Order by 2pm Mon - Fri for delivery in 2-5 working day (not signed for)

    Royal Mail Next Day By 1pm From £7.50

    Order by 2pm Mon - Fri for delivery by next working day by 1pm * (signed for)

    UPS Express Next Day By 10.30am From £15.00

    Order by 2pm Mon - Fri for delivery next working day by 10.30am ** (signed for)

    Royal Mail Saturday By 1pm From £10.50

    Order on a Friday before 2pm for a Saturday delivery **(signed for)

    Same Day Delivery to London Postcodes & Film Studios From £10.00

    Order by 4pm Mon - Fri for same day delivery)

    Free Collect In Store - Allow 2 Hours within Business Opening Times)

    Please note we only have 1 location to collect from at 12 Kensignton Church Street, London, W8 4EP

    * These timescales are for UK Mainlaind and may take longer for Highlands, Islands & remote areas.

    ** These services are only available for UK Mainland

    Delivery Costs & Services are automatically calculated as you shop (because they are dependent on the products, weight, country & delivery service).

    Worldwide Shipping: Log In or Register an account and the shipping costs and services will automatically be worked out for your Country. Please note we cannot guarantee delivery dates outside the UK.

    Standard shipping with Royal Mail does not provide tracking details if you require tracking fr your order please choose UPS.

    Please click here for further Delivery & Return Information