Retinol 0.5 is ideal for reducing signs of aging skin and sun damage. Formulated with 0.5% pure retinol and calming chamomile-derived bisabolol, this night cream can helps minimize the appearance of pore size, while reducing the appearance fine lines, wrinkles, and skin discoloration, while minimizing breakouts and the appearance of pores. Retinol 0.5 is recommended for first-time retinol cream users and is ideal for continued use or for conditioning skin as a prerequisite to SkinCeuticals Retinol 1.0.
- Helps reduce the appearance of fine lines, skin discoloration, blemishes, and blotchiness
- Paraben-, fragrance-, alcohol-, and dye-free; non-comedogenic
- Ideal for aging or problematic skin new to retinol
Designed for maximum efficacy and stability, SkinCeuticals retinol cream is formulated with high concentrations of pure retinol and enhanced with stabilization and delivery technologies to ensure maximum efficacy while minimizing irritation and other common side effects.
Unlike products that utilize traditional encapsulation technology, Retinol 0.5’s innovative delivery system captures and stabilizes the active ingredients while protecting the product’s potency.
How to Use
In the evening, apply a pea-sized amount of this night cream to clean skin, avoiding the eye area. Allow for absorption before applying other skincare products. Limit initial use to once or twice a week, gradually increasing frequency as tolerated.
Retinol is prone to increase photosensitivity. Always use a high-concentration, broad spectrum sunscreen when using this product.
As a precaution, retinol cream products should not be used by pregnant women, or women who intend to become pregnant in the near future. Though there are no reports of topical retinol having any negative effect on fetal development, some problems have been reported with ingested retinoic acid.
0.5% Retinol: A derivative of vitamin A, clinically proven to improve the appearance of aging skin and skin discoloration. Helps exfoliate skin and decrease the occurrence of blemishes.
Bisabolol: Derived from the chamomile plant, this ingredient helps calm and soothe the skin.