Beauty Tech: Cutting-edge Innovations Behind DHC Skincare

We’re known as the Japanese beauty expert and for good reason. We create our products keeping in mind the delicate balance of nature and science – the old and new. Now that it’s a new year, we want to highlight the ‘new’ aspects of our skincare with some standout products featuring breakthrough technological innovations.

Platinum Silver Nanocolloid Collection

Our skincare starter kit, this collection features nanosized platinum and silver particles that soothe and promote hydration. Combined with the brightening and lush botanicals, it’s formulated just right for those getting a head start on the first signs of ageing.

Beneficial botanicals: Olive oil, olive leaf extract, mulberry, squalane

Noteworthy non-botanicals: Collagen

Quick Film Smoother

A hydrating booster and primer in one, this multiproduct features unique key ingredient egg shell membrane (ESM) peptides which tightens and smooths the look of fine lines instantly. The immediate firming effect of ESM peptides make this the perfect instant-gratification skincare product. It's so versatile, you can use it both in the morning under makeup and night as the final step.

Beneficial botanicals: Algae/seaweed extract, soy protein, squalane

Noteworthy non-botanicals: Sodium hyaluronate, collagen

EGF Cream

One of our most decadent creams, this luxe moisturiser features unique key ingredient epidermal growth factor (EGF). Discovered through Nobel Prize–winning research, EGF is a polypeptide that promotes cell turnover and encourages collagen and elastin. The result is smooth, glowing skin.

What are peptides? Peptides are compounds consisting of two or more amino acids linked in a chain, and amino acids are the building blocks of protein. The protein Keratin is what skin is primarily composed of, so peptides play an important part in a complete skincare routine.

Beneficial botanicals: Shea and cupuaçu butters, olive oil, olive leaf extract, willow bark extract

Noteworthy non-botanicals: CoQ10, collagen

Pore Milk & Pore Essence

This fruity-fresh skincare features Delivery Microcapsule technology which senses skin’s ion balance and releases beneficial ingredients where needed. This delivery systems helps pore-reducing ingredients work more effectively helping to minimise the appearance of pores over time.

Beneficial botanicals: Artichoke leaf extract, African whitewood tree bark extract, rosehip, olive leaf extract

Noteworthy non-botanicals: Oxyresveratrol, vitamin C

Pore Lotion

Pore Lotion features a slightly different delivery system, Delivery Nanomicelle technology, which releases ingredients over time. This time-release technology treats your skin to the key ingredients over a longer period helping your complexion look firmer and pores look smaller.

Beneficial botanicals: Artichoke leaf extract, brown algae, olive leaf extract

Noteworthy non-botanicals: Zinc PCA, oxyresveratrol, vitamin C


Check out our skincare glossary for a deeper dive into our ingredients!