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Oil Based Vitamin A

0,3% Retinol

R240.00

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Product Information

A highly stable Retinol serum formulated at a concentration perfectly suited for skin which is new to retinoids.

The Mix Of Ingredients

Squalane, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) Oil, Retinol, Hydroxymethoxyphenyl Decanone, Tocopherol.

SKIN functional strives to continuously bring you the best product and therefore there may be formulation updates which may result in the ingredient list on the website and carton differing.

Key ingredient

  • Retinol
    A Vitamin A derivative, is effective for ageing, acne and dark spot concerns. Retinol inhibits collagen breakdown that causes elastosis, unclogs blocked pores, reducing acne breakouts. Promotes cell turnover, encouraging new cell growth for a more even complexion.

Good To Know

  • Oil based serum
  • Fragrance free
  • Silicone free
  • Alcohol free
  • Preservative free
  • Cruelty free
  • Lovingly created in South Africa

Best way to use

  • Limit initial use to three times per week, applying only in the evening after cleansing. Water based serums should be applied first and a moisturiser after this serum if need be. Gradually increase the frequency of application to every night.

Suitable Skin Types

  • Dry
  • Combination
  • Sensitive

Say Goodbye To

  • Sun damage
  • Fine lines / wrinkles
  • Dullness / poor complexion
  • Loss of firmness / elasticity

For Your Safety

  • Patch test before use.
  • Keep away from children.
  • Store at room temperature.
  • Do not use on broken skin.
  • Use sunscreen every morning.
  • If irritation occurs, stop use. If problem persists, see a doctor.
  • Avoid contact with eyes.
  • Not suitable for someone with a mushroom allergy.

References

  1. Kong R, Cui Y, Fisher GJ, Wang X, Cehn Y, Schneider LM, Maimudar G. A comparative study of the effects of retinol and retinoic acid on histological, molecular and clinical properties of human skin. J Cosmet Dermatol 2016; 49-57.
  2. Zaenglein AL. Topical retinoids in the treatment of acne vulgaris. Dept of Dermatol Paed 2008; 27(3):177-82.
  3. Chien A. Retinoids in Acne Management: Review of Current Understanding, Future Considerations, and Focus on Topical Treatments. J Drugs Dermatol 2018; 17(12):51-55.
  4. Fisher GJ, Voorhees JJ. Molecular mechanisms of photaging and its prevention by retinoic acid: ultraviolet irrigation induces MAP kinase signal transduction cascades that induce AP-1 regulated matrix metallproteinases that degrade human skin in vivo. J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 1998; 3(1):61-68.
  5. Rona C, Vailati F, Berardesca E. The cosmetic treatment of wrinkles. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2004; 3(1):26-34.

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