Retinol

Retinol Serums, Night Creams & Eye Creams

What is Retinol?

Retinol is derived from Vitamin A and is the most active form of retinoid. It is an incredibly popular ingredient within the industry due to its multi-tasking properties and proven anti-ageing results.

Which skin types is Retinol best suited for?

Retinol is most effective for acne and blemish-prone skin types as well as more mature skin types that are seeking to prevent fine lines and wrinkles. It is recommended that you add a retinol into your routine in your early to mid thirties to prevent your collagen production from declining.

What are the main benefits of Retinol?

  • Protects skin from environmental toxins
  • Balances melanin production (pigmentation)
  • Stimulates collagen and elastin for a plump complexion
  • Protects your skin's immunity
  • Locks moisture into the dermis
  • Increases cell turnover
  • Decreases oil production

How to use Retinol?

Retinol has a limited shelf life so make sure that you keep track of its expiration once you open the cream or serum. This ingredient is extremely active and therefore makes your skin sensitive to sunlight, so always ensure you use your retinol serum or cream as part of your evening skincare regime and follow up with an SPF in the morning. In order to build up resistance to using retinol on your skin, use once a week and progress gradually to every other night.

Read A Beginner's Guide To Retinol > 

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Retinol Best Sellers

Medik8 Crystal Retinal 3
Medik8 Crystal Retinal 3

Medik8 Crystal Retinal 3

£47.00
Medik8 Crystal Retinal 6
Medik8 Crystal Retinal 6

Medik8 Crystal Retinal 6

£62.00
mesoestetic Dermamelan Treatment Cream
mesoestetic Dermamelan Treatment Cream

mesoestetic Dermamelan Treatment Cream

£179.99£210.00
Medik8 Crystal Retinal 10
Medik8 Crystal Retinal 10

Medik8 Crystal Retinal 10

£83.00
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Medik8 Crystal Retinal 3
Medik8 Crystal Retinal 3

This groundbreaking cream-serum uses a powerful retinaldehyde formula to dramatically improve the visible signs of ageing.

£47.00
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Medik8 Crystal Retinal 6
Medik8 Crystal Retinal 6

This groundbreaking cream-serum uses a powerful retinaldehyde formula to dramatically improve the visible signs of ageing.

£62.00
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mesoestetic Dermamelan Treatment Cream
mesoestetic Dermamelan Treatment Cream

The NEW Dermamelan Treatment Cream, now re-branded in new packaging from mesoestetic.

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Medik8 Crystal Retinal 10
Medik8 Crystal Retinal 10

Using a powerful 0.1% Retinaldehyde formula, this ground-breaking cream-serum works to dramatically improve and prevent the signs of ageing.

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SkinCeuticals Retinol 0.3%
SkinCeuticals Retinol 0.3%

The new and improved formulation and packaging ensures maximum stability, improved tolerability and is specially packaged to preserve the potency.

£57.99£65.00 11% offsaving
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Medik8 Crystal Retinal 1
Medik8 Crystal Retinal 1

This groundbreaking cream-serum uses a powerful retinaldehyde formula to dramatically improve the visible signs of ageing.

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Medik8 Intelligent Retinol Eye TR
Medik8 Intelligent Retinol Eye TR

Combat common skin-ageing concerns such as facial wrinkles, lines, folds and a loss of firmness.

£20.00
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Medik8 Intelligent Retinol 10TR
Medik8 Intelligent Retinol 10TR

This supercharged 1% Vitamin A treatment is a lightweight serum with Time Release Technology for gradual retinol release in combination with deeply hydrating ingredients for plumped, smoothed and refined skin tone.

£47.00
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Medik8 Night Ritual Vitamin A
Medik8 Night Ritual Vitamin A

Formulated with a 0.2% concentration of retinol, this luxurious anti-ageing night cream is ideal for first time retinol users.

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Environ Focus Care Youth+ Concentrated Retinol Serum 3
Environ Focus Care Youth+ Concentrated Retinol Serum 3

The third level in the Environ Retinol step up system, this product targets visible signs of ageing.

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NeoStrata Skin Active Retinol Repair Complex
NeoStrata Skin Active Retinol Repair Complex

Containing 0.5% time-released retinol, this product builds volume and diminishes the appearance of lines and wrinkles.

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Medik8 Intelligent Retinol 6 TR (Was Medik8 Retinol 6 TR Intense)
Medik8 Intelligent Retinol 6 TR (Was Medik8 Retinol 6 TR Intense)

Lightweight Vitamin A night serum with innovative Time Release Technology for reduced irritation and dryness.

£42.00
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Environ Focus Care Youth+ Concentrated Retinol Serum 1
Environ Focus Care Youth+ Concentrated Retinol Serum 1

The first level in the Environ Retinol step up system, this product targets visible signs of ageing.

£43.00
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NeoStrata Skin Active Matrix Support SPF 30
NeoStrata Skin Active Matrix Support SPF 30

Reduces the appearance of uneven pigment with a daytime moisturiser that protects the skin.

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Medik8 Intelligent Retinol 3 TR
Medik8 Intelligent Retinol 3 TR

Formulated with 0.3% retinol this product helps to drastically reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles whilst also boosting collagen and elastin levels.

£35.00
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Dermaceutic Activ Retinol 1.0
Dermaceutic Activ Retinol 1.0

An anti-ageing retinol serum that helps to repair and restore radiance to dull skin.

£50.00£53.00 6% offsaving
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iS Clinical Pro-Heal Serum Advance+ 15ml
iS Clinical Pro-Heal Serum Advance+ 15ml

This time-released Vitamin C serum with olive leaf extract and pure Vitamins A and E, helps to provide the skin with antioxidant protection and exceptional healing properties. Ideal for rosacea and acne sufferers as well...

£76.00
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mesoestetic Ultimate W+ Whitening Spot Eraser
mesoestetic Ultimate W+ Whitening Spot Eraser

This unique combination of active ingredients helps to gently exfoliate the skin revealing a smoother and fresher complexion.

£39.99£60.00 33% offsaving
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Medik8 r-Retinoate Youth Activating Cream
Medik8 r-Retinoate Youth Activating Cream

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£135.00
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SkinCeuticals Tripeptide-R Neck Repair
SkinCeuticals Tripeptide-R Neck Repair

Address visible signs of ageing on the neck with this specially formulated cream. This high performance retinol cream reduces the appearance of horizontal lines on the neck, improves firmness and hydration.

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Environ Focus Care Youth+ Concentrated Retinol Serum 2
Environ Focus Care Youth+ Concentrated Retinol Serum 2

The second level in the Environ Retinol step up system, this product targets visible signs of ageing.

£43.00
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ZO Skin Health Daily Power Defense
ZO Skin Health Daily Power Defense

Existing Face the Future ZO Skin Health customers can re-order by calling 0113 282 7744 (option 2) or completing the re-order form. New customers interested in purchasing ZO Skin Health products can book...

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Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20
Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20

To purchase Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20, customers who have not ordered before must first complete our online skin test here. In the "Therapist Reference" section, please enter Crystal Retinal 20. A...

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iS Clinical Pro-Heal Serum Advance+ 30ml
iS Clinical Pro-Heal Serum Advance+ 30ml

This time-released Vitamin C serum with olive leaf extract and pure Vitamins A and E, helps to provide the skin with antioxidant protection and exceptional healing properties. Ideal for rosacea and acne sufferers as well...

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Jan Marini Age Intervention Retinol Plus
Jan Marini Age Intervention Retinol Plus

Formulated to utilize the maximum amount of all-trans-retinol PLUS anti-aging and collagen boosting peptides, antioxidants, hydrators and

£79.00
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Medik8 Try Me Night Ritual Vitamin A 12.5ml
Medik8 Try Me Night Ritual Vitamin A 12.5ml

Formulated with a 0.2% concentration of retinol, this luxurious anti-ageing night cream is ideal for first time retinol users.

£15.00
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Jan Marini Age Intervention Eye Cream
Jan Marini Age Intervention Eye Cream

Gives an ultra smooth, contoured looking eye that appears flawlessly ageless.

£74.00
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Medik8 r-Retinoate Youth Activating Cream Day and Night Eye Serum
Medik8 r-Retinoate Youth Activating Cream Day and Night Eye Serum

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£95.00
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Medik8 r-Retinoate Youth Activating Cream Intense
Medik8 r-Retinoate Youth Activating Cream Intense

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£215.00
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NeoStrata Enlighten Pigment Controller
NeoStrata Enlighten Pigment Controller

Topical lightening product that has been developed to reduce the production of tyrosinase and melanin to even the skin tone.

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Jan Marini Luminate Face Lotion
Jan Marini Luminate Face Lotion

This revolutionary face lotion corrects and brightens pigmentation and dark spots without harsh ingredients.

£90.00
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Medik8 Try Me Retinol 3 TR Intense 4ml
Medik8 Try Me Retinol 3 TR Intense 4ml

Formulated with 0.3% retinol this product helps to drastically reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles whilst also boosting collagen and elastin levels.

£10.00

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