The Ordinary 0.5% Retinol in Squalane is carefully formulated. Retinol generally has been extensively studied. However, to some skin types, retinol can cause irritation, redness, or peeling especially around the eyes and mouth. This doesn’t not in any way harm. It's just the early stages of treatment where the skin builds tolerance towards retinol.
If you do not have a retinol incorporated in your skin regime already, the recommended use is of a lower concentration.
Mixing plant oils with retinol can affect its integrity. To cater to this, there is no water, silicones, plant oils, or alcohol in the serum.
A known element to eliminate signs of aging, retinol is a favorite of the masses. It also has the ability to treat your acne by unclogging the pores. Lesser acne with leads to lesser acne scars and who doesn’t love clear-looking skin. It also exfoliates the skin which means that it makes way for new and brighter skin to come through.
The Ordinary Retinol 0.5% has age-defying features pure retinol that encourages cell turnover, tackling blemishes and dark sports whilst also leaving behind healthier and soft skin. Due to these factors, retinol is a popular serum used by people across the world.
It consists of Squalane, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Retinol, Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Fruit Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Hydroxymethoxyphenyl Decanone, Bht.
How to Use:
- apply a small amount to your fingers following a water-based serum before applying a heavier treatment
- Incorporated into the PM Skincare routine.
- Do not combine with retinoid treatments effects
- Whilst in use, must also use spf
- Patch test to avoid reactions