Squalane with Retinol - (Retinyl palmitate 1.5%)
This is a gentle retinyl palmitate serum – the gentlest form of retinol. Perfect to start your Retinol usage with. Vitamin A is vitally important at a cellular level as it plays a role in metabolic processes, influencing our skin cells to function in a healthier and more youthful way.
Once in our skin, retinyl palmitate is converted to retinoic acid where it is able to make changes on a cellular level. Promotes skin cell turnover, improves skin tone, helps unclog pores, helps thicken the dermis to slow down the formation of wrinkles and stimulates collagen production. The squalane helps to counteracts the appearance of dry flaky skin.
Ideal for dry, normal, combination, mature and oily skin types.
Do not use if pregnant
Squalane, Retinyl acetate, Palmitic acid
30 ml ,
TYPE OF INGREDIENT: Exfoliator
MAIN BENEFITS: Promotes skin cell turnover, improves skin tone, helps unclog pores, helps thicken the dermis to slow down the formation of wrinkles
WHO SHOULD USE IT: Because retinyl palmitate is the least irritating of retinoids, it's a great option for almost all skin types and anyone who want to keep their pores clear and skin youthful.
HOW OFTEN CAN YOU USE IT: While it’s important to ease into things in order to let your skin gradually acclimate to the ingredient, it can ultimately be used daily.
WORKS WELL WITH: Retinoids have a synergistic effect with antioxidants such as vitamins C, E, and ferulic acid. Pairing any retinoid with a sunscreen is also important, since they can make your skin more susceptible to the sun.
DON'T USE WITH: Since retinyl palmitate has exfoliating properties, avoid combining it with other chemical exfoliants, such as glycolic or salicylic acid, as well as harsh scrubs with abrasive ingredients, especially if you have super sensitive skin. It can also cause some dryness, so it's a good idea to pass on toners and astringents, too.