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Retinol
Retinol
Retinol
Retinol
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Retinol

Rated 4.7 out of 5
Based on 65 reviews
Retinol
Retinol
Retinol
Retinol

Helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles

$12.99 / 30ml

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FAQ's Retinol

IS IT SUITABLE FOR SENSITIVE SKIN?


There are irritation risks with Retinol. This is why we made our formula slow release to reduce the risk of irritation and make it suitable for most skin types. However, if you have very sensitive skin, or are pregnant or breast feeding, we suggest you try our Bakuchiol moisturizer. A natural alternative to Retinol. It also helps target signs of ageing and is suitable for all.



WHY CAN'T I USE RETINOL IN THE MORNING?


As Retinol speeds up skin renewal, newer skin reaches the surface quicker. This can increase the skin's sensitivity to the sun. That's why we recommended only using Retinol in the PM and always using a broad spectrum sunscreen during the day.



HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO SEE RESULTS?


Retinol can take up to six weeks to show results. This is due to the time it takes for your skin cells to be replaced. Consistency is key, so apply regularly even if you’re not seeing the effects straight away. It can be very tempting to increase use of some products to try and see quicker results, don't overdo it though. More is not always better change for future. Overuse can cause irritation and sensitivity.



WHEN SHOULD I START USING RETINOL?


We recommend starting at age 25, or when the first signs of aging begin to show.


IS IT PREGNANCY SAFE?


Retinol cannot be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Try our Bakuchiol moistruizer instead.


WHEN USING WITH OTHER PRODUCTS...


Do not use together: Vitamin C. We do not recommend using Retinol and Vitamin C at the same time. It is best to use Retinol in the PM. So, if using a Vitamin C, we would recommend using this in the morning. As it has antioxidant properties this is when you will get the most out of the product. AHAs (Glycolic, Alpha Hydroxy, Lactic Acid). If you are also using an AHA in your evening routine, and want to add Retinol, we suggest using these on alternate evenings and ensuring you start off slowly to ensure you do not sensitise the skin. Works well together:



WHAT IS RETISTAR? IS IT THE SAME AS RETINOL?


RetiSTAR™ is a stable form of retinol in a dispersion containing tocopherol, sodium ascorbate and PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil in caprylic/capric triglycerides to ensure maximum effectiveness. Conventional retinol creams and serums can flood the skin with retinol which can cause skin sensitivities and redness.



HOW OFTEN SHOULD I USE IT?


Start of with 2-3 times per week and increase gradually if your skin can tolerate more frequent use.



WHAT IS THE PH LEVEL OF THIS PRODUCT?


PH LEVEL: 5.53



LOOKING FOR UNDER EYE ANTI-AGEING?


Retinol (use pm) + Retinol Eye Cream


LOOKING FOR HYDRATION?


Hyaluronic Acid + Retinol


LOOKING TO CALM REDNESS?


Niacinamide + Retinol

Retinol

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Your go-to ingredient for skin renewal.

Derived from Vitamin A, this slow release Retinol serum helps target the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles with less risk of irritation. It also boosts overall skin clarity and uneven skin tone for a brighter, more even complexion. A perfect introduction to using Retinol for those who are starting to see the signs of ageing.

When to apply

  • PM

Suitable for

  • Normal skin
  • Combination skin
  • Oily skin
  • Dry skin

Targets

  • Fine lines & wrinkles
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Uneven skin tone
Carbon Net Recycable
  • Only use Retinol in the PM.
  • On cleansed skin, and after Hyaluronic Acid if you are using it, apply a pea-sized amount and massage into to the face and neck.
  • For the fragile skin around the eyes, we recommend using Retinol Eye Cream
  • Follow with moisturizer, oil or both depending on preference.
  • Start off using it 1-2 times per week and increase gradually if your skin can tolerate more frequent use. 
  • INKEY Tip:
    • If you have more sensitive skin, use Niacinamide before Retinol to help decrease irritation.

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    45 - 54
    Skin Type
    Normal
    Skin Concerns
    • Redness
    • Under Eye Circles
    • Fine Lines and Wrinkles
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    Gentle

    Gentle, yet effective retinol. Really pleased with zero irritation with great results.

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    35 - 44
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    Retinol

    Second purchase of the retinol serum,feels lovely on the skin and I've had zero irritation,have recommended to several friends

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    Reviewed by Teresa M.
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    I recommend this product
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    25 - 34
    Skin Type
    Dry
    Rated 5 out of 5
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    confidence changer!!

    in love with your products! i can't wait to try other products to treat my breakouts. felt like my skin is 10 years younger <3

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    Reviewed by Eva M.
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    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5
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    Great, simple retinol

    I really like this retinol product because it does what retinol should do but I’ve had no irritation whatsoever and I’ve seen all the benefits!

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    Reviewed by Andre S.
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    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5
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    Strong but gentle on skin

    This is a great product and i can see that it is working. It is really gentle on my skin and i can use it daily without my skin getting irritated

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    Reviewed by HEATHER C.
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    I recommend this product
    Age Range
    45 - 54
    Skin Type
    Combination
    Skin Concerns
    • Under Eye Circles
    • Fine Lines and Wrinkles
    • Puffiness
    • Texture
    • Redness
    Rated 4 out of 5
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    Good results!!

    My son has had very good results with the breakout kit. I am getting good results from my products. I am waiting for the rest of my must haves to be in stock. Great line and very affordable.

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