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SkinMedica Retinol Complex .25 improves your skin's texture with an ultra-gentle yet effective form of stabilized retinol, which increases cell turnover to reduce fine lines, wrinkles and hyperpigmentation. This formula features three forms of vitamin A in a microparticle delivery system to enhance skin texture through exfoliation and skin regeneration.
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Retinol Complex .25 appropriate for all skin types and first-time retinoid users.
If you are currently using Tri-Retinol Complex, advance to Retinol .25.
Please Note: Formulated with Squalane that is plant derived.
Apply a single pump to face in the evening. If you have never used a retinol product before, begin by limiting use to twice a week, gradually increasing frequency to every other night, and then advancing to each evening or as tolerated. Mild redness, peeling and irritation is expected when using this product. Use daily sun protection with SPF 20 or higher during use of this product. Avoid getting in eyes. If contact occurs, rinse eyes thoroughly with water.
CAUTION: Do not use if you are pregnant, lactating or planning to become pregnant.
Retinol (vitamin A) is vital for the formation of healthy skin. This also helps smooth dry, thick, and rough skin.
Water/Aqua/Eau, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Niacinamide, Polyacrylate-13, Squalane, Retinol, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-8, Dunaliella Salina Extract, Magnolia Grandiflora Bark Extract, Tocopherol, Tocotrienols, Ceramide 3, Bisabolol, Phytosterols, Squalene, Tocopheryl Acetate, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax (Oryza Sativa Cera), Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Polysorbate 20, Butylene Glycol, Cetyl Palmitate, Laureth-23, Trideceth-6 Phosphate, Sodium Hydroxide, Dicaprylyl Ether, Lauryl Alcohol, Polyisobutene, Dextran, Potassium Sorbate, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin
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This retinol has been great in that it hasn't irritated my face at all-a first for a retinol product for me.
I have very sensitive rosacea skin and this is the only retinol product that I have ever found that was both effective and gentle at the same time.
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I just used this product for one month and I can feel my acne dark spots are disappearing. This is so nice! I can't wait t use Retinol 1.0!!
Tue Sep 20 02:03:19 BST 2016 by
it doesn't dry me out or irritate me or whatsoever. I just feel good about this! Used once only. Will continue to use and wait for the amazing result
Mon Mar 21 17:44:21 GMT 2016 by
Very mild but don't let that fool youÃ¢â‚¬Â¦I'm beginning to notice a definite improvement in my 60+ skin. I steered away from retinols in the past due to irritation, etc., but have found this product to be a gentle workhorse.
Wed Feb 10 04:49:09 GMT 2016 by
Perfect for my sensitive albeit thick facial skin. I use it every other night with SkinMedica's Sheer Moisturizer. On alternate nights, I use Essential Serum followed up with Rejuvenation Moisturizer. Of course, Fullfill is the first product I apply every night. The retinol I use is a good consistency and my skin looks fresher and feels silky soft. I am considering using it more often, but think why would I make changes when what I'm doing works. As always five stars ***** for SkinMedica and their extraordinary customer reps at skinCareRx.
Fri Jan 01 03:50:43 GMT 2016 by
Great product to ease into a Retinol regimen!
Sat Dec 12 01:52:18 GMT 2015 by
very gentle retinol, i use it for under the eye and on the neck.
Fri Nov 20 10:05:24 GMT 2015 by
Excellent product, gentle retinol delivery in a smooth creamy lotion. Not too harsh for sensitive skin.
Sat Nov 07 07:05:18 GMT 2015 by
I've been using this product every other night for 2 weeks now and it's wonderful. It hasn't irritated my skin or dried it out. I would recommend this product especially if it's your first time using retinol.
Wed Nov 04 02:53:34 GMT 2015 by
Good so far, only used 4 times. No irritation. Will review after longer usage.
Wed Nov 04 02:00:59 GMT 2015 by
My skin care doc recommended this product and I use it every morning. Results are noticeable.
Tue Jul 21 03:36:58 BST 2015 by
long time user
Best retinoid I've ever used. Retinol .25 is a perfect starter. It feels good going on and feels like it's actually doing something without burning and that nasty redness is absent. Also, your reps are extremely pleasant, courteous and competent. Five***** for product and vendor.
Wed Jul 15 05:54:22 BST 2015 by
I received a sample of SkinMedica retionoid and loved it. However, I needed another Essential Serum and could not afford to buy both. To my delight, a travel bag came as a gift. Anyway, I did finally purchase the retinol complex .25. I tried one application and it felt marvelous; there was also a physical feeling that it was actually doing something! And....no redness appeared. So, I remain a happy camper other than the fact my derm does not want me to start incorporating retinods into my regimen until August. The staff is so pleasant to deal with, I enjoy placing orders with them. Some internet providers I call in the morning sound like either they're suffering from a caffeine deficiency or are in need for little hair of the dog.
Anyway, my conversations seem to get more tangential with age. Five Stars***** for skin medica and SkinCareRx.!
Wed Jul 15 05:43:52 BST 2015 by
I use the SkinMedica Retinol Complex .25 for the top of my hands nightly. I figure if it works for the face it should work for the hands. I'm 64 years young and have no brown spots on my hands. Keep in mind, it's important to use sunscreen on your hands daily.
Fri Jul 10 03:12:39 BST 2015 by
Since purchasing this product a month ago, can already see a difference in the size of my pores. Also, surprisingly this low strength did not cause me to break out or peel. Well worth the money!
Tue Jun 30 02:08:49 BST 2015 by
This is the perfect strength of retinol. I have been using retinol on and off for years and every time I started using it again, I would break out. It was too strong.
This strength is perfect. It gives you a beautiful glow, minimizes brown spots and gets rid of wrinkles as well as working as a preventative. This strength did NOT break me out. I was pleasantly surprised. I love this product.
Mon Jun 01 01:00:05 BST 2015 by
I have been worried with acne last one year. Nothing worked. I am happy that after I start applying this product my acne stopped coming. I still have to see better results after few months of application. I am a first time user and able to apply almost every night.
Fri May 01 17:17:20 BST 2015 by
This one is a bargain. It has 0.5 retinol and does its job.
Wed Apr 01 21:34:30 BST 2015 by
I first tried the Skinmedica .5 retinol and found it to be a bit strong for my mature skin. I decided to give this lower strength a try and have been happy with the results. After using it (every other night), I apply a Skinmedica moisturizer. After my skin becomes more acclimated (and warmer weather arrives) I hope to resume using the stronger strength. I am impressed with the SkinMedica line and love SkincareRX prices!
Sat Jan 31 23:52:39 GMT 2015 by
First retinol product I have been able to use every day - I have very sensitive skin - only been using for a month along with the TNS essential serum in the morning but very hopeful! I will update in a few months. Don't be afraid to try.
Tue Jan 20 18:29:53 GMT 2015 by
60 and trying
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