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Retinol 1.0 Retinol face cream

Retinol 1.0 is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 74.
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A high-concentration pure retinol cream for experienced retinol users to improve the appearance of visible signs of aging and pores while minimizing breakouts

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Product Details

Retinol 1.0 is ideal for problematic and sun-damaged skin that has been preconditioned with the use of Retinol 0.5. Formulated with the highest concentration of 1.0% pure retinol, this night cream is enhanced with the latest stabilization and delivery technologies to ensure a steady, even release of the maximum available concentration. Retinol 1.0 is proven to diminish the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and skin discoloration while minimizing breakouts and the appearance of pores.

  • Promotes cell turnover
  • Improves the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration, pores, and blemishes
  • Formulated to minimize irritation commonly associated with the use of a retinol face cream
  • Specialized packaging preserves retinol potency
  • Non-comedogenic, paraben-, fragrance-, and gluten-free
  • Ideal for skin preconditioned with Retinol 0.5

How To Use

In the evening, apply a pea size amount to clean dry skin, avoiding the eye area. Allow product to absorb before applying other skincare products. Limit initial use to once or twice a week, gradually increasing frequency to every other night, then every night as tolerated. It is recommended for new users to start with a Retinol 0.3 to establish skin tolerance.

Retinol may increase photosensitivity. Always use a high-protection, broad spectrum sunscreen when using this product.

As a precaution, retinol face creams 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, always consult a physician.

  • Science & Proof

  • Science

    Topical retinols have extensively been used by dermatologist to help combat and reverse the visual effects of aging, such as wrinkles, laxity, and discoloration. Retinols because they accelerate cell turnover, can also improve blemishes and the appearance of pores. The retinol molecule is highly-sensitive and vulnerable to breakdown if not properly protected.

    Retinol 1.0 employs an optimized delivery system and protective packaging to ensure maximum stability and efficacy of pure retinol. This retinol face cream works with skin’s natural lipid structure to promote optimal absorption.

Key Ingredients

  • 1% Retinol
  • Soothing complex

A derivative of vitamin A, this powerful molecule promotes cell turnover to help improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and discoloration. It is also proven to help minimize blemishes and refine the appearance of pores

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aqua / water / eau, propanediol, dimethicone, cetearyl ethylhexanoate, alcohol denat., allyl methacrylates crosspolymer, dipropylene glycol, ammonium polyacryloyldimethyl taurate, acrylamide/sodium acryloyldimethyltaurate copolymer, retinol, hydrogenated lecithin, polysorbate 20, isohexadecane, phenoxyethanol, caprylyl glycol, isopropyl myristate, sodium citrate, boswellia serrata gum, polysorbate 80, bht, dimethiconol, trisodium ethylenediamine disuccinate, bisabolol, sorbitan oleate, citric acid, propyl gallate

Physician Insight

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Retinol is a multi-dimensional product that improves fine lines and wrinkles, lightens brown spots, and refines tone and texture. It plays an essential role in a skincare regimen.

Dr. Ted Lain - Sanova Dermatology

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great results! I was using a different retinol cream (o.5) for Some time and decided and try this one out , started at the 1% since I feel like my skin is able to tolerate since I have been using other retinols before! And I’m absolutely happy I did! I saw a difference in my skins texture as well as minor hormonal breakout overnight! All active spots came to the top and I was simply amazed at how amazing the retinol cream is! Definitely pure retinol ! I’m so happy with skin ceuticals and almost everything I have tried! :)
Date published: 2020-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best product I've ever used. Been using it for a couple of years. A bit pricy for my budget, but I cut something else out to keep it in my skincare routine
Date published: 2019-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pores are Smaller My husband and I both use the Retinol 1.0. We had to work up to this strength from the .5. Now we are able to use the 1.0 daily without many side effects like redness or drying. I noticed a very significant reduction in the size of my husband’s pores. He is 50, and the Retinol 1.0 is making his skin smoother and reducing wrinkles as well. For me, I’ve seen a reduction of fine lines and my skin has a more youthful glow. I recommend starting slowly with retinol. My husband’s Skin can tolerate retinoids very well but for me, I have to be mindful to not apply too much product. When I have in the past used too much too soon, SkinCeuticals’ Phyto Corrective Masque has really helped calm the redness and dryness.
Date published: 2019-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product So happy with this product. It really works!!! It has helped remove the dead and dull top layer of skin to leave a more glowing look.
Date published: 2019-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Retinol 1.0 I’ve been using this product consistently for two months with the emollient cream. It has worked beautifully on my skin. I can tell a huge difference in my skin. My friends have noticed my skin as well. I plan to continue using this product along with cream.
Date published: 2019-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this I got this product 2 or 3 months ago and I love it. I use it 2 or 3 times per week to improve my acne scars and this product has been very helpful. You won’t see results overnight but be consistent with it and you will see a huge improvement after using it for a couple of weeks. My skin glows and the scars are not as deep as they were. Totally worth it!!
Date published: 2019-06-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works Well For Skin Primed with .5 I saw results with this retinol 1.0. I do think it is doing more by way of visible results than the .5.
Date published: 2019-06-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Best Retinol out there. I am 57 years old and a former sun worshipper. That along with insomnia has left me with lots of visible aging on my face, neck and chest. I started using various products in a quest to reverse some of the damage. I can honestly say this retinol is the only thing that has given results. My skin looks better than it did in my 40’s.
Date published: 2019-06-08
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