2 forms of Retinol combined in a potent anti-aging powerhouse - that still feels gentle, nourishing, and luxurious on skin.
This modern and unique oil-based serum combines 2 forms of “Retinol” — the go-to hero ingredient in anti-aging skincare. 0.5% Retinol and 1% HPR Granactive Retinoid.
Retinol promotes firmer looking skin and promotes natural collagen and elasticity. It reduces the look of fine lines and wrinkles. It improves the look of dull skin and helps achieve a more even looking skin tone. Reduce the appearance of pores. Overall, skin looks more youthful and healthy.
HPR Granactive Retinoid is called a “next generation Retinol” for its ability to provide the benefits of Retinol with less irritation. Considered one of the most bio-available, non-prescription forms of Vitamin-A. It is the pinacolyl ester of all-trans retinoic acid.
Phospholipids, Avocado, and luxurious fruit oils help promote Retinol delivery and absorption and protect the skin barrier to reduce the look of redness and soothe skin. The oil-based delivery helps reduce irritation for healthy skin.
See renewed rejuvenated looking skin that feels soft and nourished.
This oil serum has a lighter texture, is less of a thick oil, and has a lighter scent compared to the Sleep Oil and is more potent.
Coconut and Vanilla scent from fruit extracts. Unlike many Retinols on the market, this formula does not contain BHT.
0.5% Retinol - anti-aging superstar for overall more youthful looking skin. Helps address the look of firmness, dark spots, blemishes, lines and wrinkles. Improves the appearance of uneven skin texture. Reduce the appearance of pores. Exfoliates to improve 'dull' looking skin.
0.95% Granactive Retinoid (aka HPR hydroxypinacolone retinoate) - Bioavailable Retinoic Acid Ester that may deliver the benefits of retinol without the potential irritation.
Considered one of the most bio-available, non-prescription forms of Vitamin-A. Stable.
Continued use promotes turnover and renewal, plumpness, firmness, elasticity, and supports natural collagen..
- Helps reduce appearance of enlarged pores.
Reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles.
Avocado Oil - Retinol is paired with Avocado and lipids as the fat-soluble content can help promote retinoid absorption and reduce irritation. Avocado helps calm and support the skin barrier, maintain hydration, and prevent water loss that leads to dry skin. Source of replenishing fatty acids, anti-aging antioxidants, vitamins.
Phospholipids - a type of lipid that creates a liposome to help enhance penetration and improve skin absorption of active ingredients like Retinol. Also an emollient that helps soften and smooth the look of skin.
Camellia Tea Seed Oil (aka Tsubaki) – A variety of the green tea plant. Soothing, nourishing and helps lock in moisture. One of the greatest sources of antioxidants – contains more than almost any other plant oil.
Passionfruit (aka Maracuja) Oil – softens, soothes, and may help restore flexibility of the skin and support a healthy skin barrier.
Sweet Cherry Oil – promotes suppleness. Source of omega-9 fatty acids.
Blackberry Oil – source of Vitamins E.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride – enhances penetration of actives (helps delivery of Retinol). Source of fatty acids that help prevent dry skin. Softens skin and adds glide to the oil serum.
Coconut Fruit Extract – promotes moisturized, soft, smooth looking skin.
Grapefruit Oil – softens and can improve look of skin elasticity.
HOW TO USE
Directions: Apply to cleansed skin in the evening. Always use a sunscreen in the morning. For sensitive skin, start by using once or twice a week, gradually increasing to every other night, and then every night, as tolerated.
Warning: Never apply to skin that is red, peeling or irritated. Do not use if these signs are observed.
Scent: Coconut and Vanilla. Scent is lighter than the Sleep Oil.
Feel: thin and viscous, initial oily feel, dries to a soft silky feel with a refreshing tropical coconut smell.
Skin types: All skin types. Great for sensitive skin - pairing "next generation Retinol" that has less irritation potential with lipids from fruit oils.
Time of day: Evening.
Tip: Bonus use: Give your favorite moisturizer a Retinoid boost by adding a few drops, mix together in your hand, and apply.
FULL INGREDIENT LIST
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VEGAN - CRUELTY FREE - CLINICAL - CLEAN
Vegan. Cruelty Free. Clinical. Clean*
Formulated without parabens, phthalates, sulfates, PEGs, mineral oils, drying alcohols, formaldehyde, artificial fragrance or dyes, silicones, and more. We aim for an EWG score of 1.
Like all our products it is BHT free. Being BHT free is more unique for a Retinol product.