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Cosmo Exclusive: The New Gender-Neutral Skincare Brand That You *Need* to Try

Backed by the power of science, Nykaa SKINRX offers formulas that target specific skin concerns and are designed to deliver results.

If you are tired of slathering on products but seeing no visible results, it is time to change your skincare strategy. According to experts, it is always a good plan to switch to science-backed, time-tested, no-fuss formulations that guarantee results. And the timing for Nykaa’s all-new brand SKINRX’s launch couldn’t have been more perfect.



With SKINRX, Nykaa is building a gender-neutral community, comprising individuals who are looking for the right treatment for their skin concerns. Targeting the most common skin issues like dryness, dullness, wrinkles, uneven skin tone, acne, and breakouts, SKINRX hits shelves today with four key products. Packed with active ingredients, these clean formulations are kind to skin, dermatologically tested and fragrance-, paraben-, and cruelty-free.


Meet the Nykaa SKINRX Heroes


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1. SKINRX 10% Niacinamide Serum: Packed with 10% niacinamide, an active form of Vitamin B3, this formula helps reduce acne marks and scars. Spot Correct also boasts of 1% alpha-arbutin and zinc each, which minimises the appearance of pores, reduces dark spots and pigmentation, and leaves you with an even-toned texture.


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2. SKINRX 2% Salicylic Acid Serum: As the name suggests, this serum is designed for acne-prone skin types. The formula deeply penetrates the skin, unclogs pores, and removes dead skin cells to award you with a clear complexion. The key ingredient in Acne Rescue is 2% salicylic acid, which is a well-known zit banisher. Along with that, this serum also has BHAs, which help minimise the appearance of pores; 1% Tasmanian Pepper Berry Extract, which evens out skin tone; and 1% Witch Hazel Extract which is anti-inflammatory and soothes skin.




3. SKINRX 2% Hyaluronic Acid Serum: If your skin craves hydration ever so often, then this serum is for you. Formulated with one of the most buzz-worthy ingredients of the current times, aka hyaluronic acid, it helps attract and hold moisture in the cells, instantly plumping up skin, and making it appear healthy, radiant, and smooth. Along with that, it also has 1% marine algae extract, which replenishes the skin lipids, keeping skin moisturised for long hours; and 1% Vitamin B5, an anti-inflammatory agent that allows the skin to absorb moisture better.


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4. SKINRX 2% Advanced Retinol Serum: The perfect addition to your night-time routine, this advanced retinol-based serum effectively smoothens fine lines to revitalise skin for a youthful glow. The advanced retinol in this formula is paired with lactic acid, which stimulates collagen renewal, and Australian caviar lime extract, which is a rich source of AHAs that provides gentle exfoliations for a brighter complexion.

The Nykaa SKINRX products are priced between INR 799-899, and are available on and Nykaa stores across the country.