Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20
Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20 texture
Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20 and packaging
Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20
Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20 texture
Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20 and packaging

Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20

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What are the main benefits & what can it help with?

Crystal Retinal 20 contains a very high strength of retinaldehyde (0.2%) and should only be used if you have comfortably finished at least two tubes of Crystal Retinal 10.

Formulated with Medik8’s highest ever strength of 0.2% encapsulated retinaldehyde – a powerful derivative of Vitamin A – Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20 is the ideal solution for those with skin suited to stronger Vitamin A formulations.

Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20 is a high-performance night serum for those looking to boost the results of Crystal Retinal 10. Before purchasing Crystal Retinal 20, users should be comfortably applying Crystal Retinal 10 every night for 3 months or completed 2 full tubes before considering moving up to Crystal Retinal 20.

Benefits of Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20: 

  • Climb the Crystal Retinal ladder & achieve faster visible results
  • Formulated with 0.2% encapsulated retinaldehyde
  • Double the concentration of Crystal Retinal 10
  • Intensify & accelerate the speed of Crystal Retinal results
  • Tackle stubborn skin concerns including skin discolouration, ageing, acne & blemishes
  • Retinaldehyde delivers powerful antibacterial properties 

Medik8’s innovative Crystal Retinal technology works 11 x faster than other forms of retinol, delivering results comparable to clinical-grade Vitamin A. Retinaldehyde has also been proven to be 2.8 x more biologically active than retinol. In addition, retinaldehyde delivers powerful antibacterial properties, ideal for targeting blemish-causing bacteria for visibly clearer skin. 

Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20 is the ideal Vitamin A solution for those that have used Crystal Retinal 10 every night for 3 months or completed 2 full tubes before considering moving up to Crystal Retinal 20.

With double the concentration comes double the results. More retinal equals more power, thanks to Medik8’s innovative Double-Layered Stabilisation System. In addition to the active 0.2% Retinaldehyde, Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20 also contains hydrating Hyaluronic Acid, antioxidant Vitamin E and natural humectant, Glycerin. 

Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20 key ingredients: 

Encapsulated 0.2% Retinaldehyde – Proven to work up to 11 times faster than retinol, retinaldehyde is a revolutionary form of vitamin A that targets fine lines and wrinkles, pigmentation, uneven skin texture and blemishes.

Hyaluronic Acid – With a unique ability to attract and retain more than 1,000 times its own weight in water, hyaluronic acid draws moisture from the surrounding atmosphere into the skin, leaving the complexion feeling both nourished and supple 

Vitamin E – An oil-soluble antioxidant, vitamin E can quench free radicals on the skin while stabilising retinaldehyde for optimal power. 

Glycerin – As a natural humectant, glycerin traps water within the skin to leave it hydrated and comfortable.

Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20 frequently asked questions:

Can I use Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20 in the summer months?

Vitamin A, including Crystal Retinal 20, is completely safe to use in the summertime or on holiday, as long as you are applying a high protection sunscreen every day. Apply your Vitamin A serum at night and apply an ample amount of sunscreen during the day. If you are in direct sunlight, reapply sunscreen every 2 hours.

Does Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20 leave both paler and deeper skin tones with an orange tint? 

Crystal Retinal is designed for night time use only, followed by a night moisturiser (such as Advanced Night Restore). The Vitamin A serum may leave skin with a slightly peachy tint, however when blended under a night cream it is less visible. The colour comes from the strength of the retinal and is a sign of its high concentration.

Can I use leave on acids with Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20? 

All Medik8 direct acid products can be layered with Crystal Retinal, however if any irritation occurs, minimise usage of the direct acid product by reducing frequency of usage. Medik8 Press & Glow would be the ideal gentle acid product to use alongside Crystal Retinal 20. 

During the period where skin is adjusting to Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20, avoid the usage of high strength direct acid products such as Medik8 Glycolic Acid Activator and Medik8 Blemish Control Pads. Allow at least one month of use of Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20 before slowing reintroducing acid products. 

How to use:

First two weeks of usage: 

After cleansing in the evening, dispense a pea sized amount (equal to 1 pump) of Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20. 

Dot Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20 onto forehead, cheeks, chin, neck and decolletage and massage in. Follow with Medik8 Advanced Night Restore.

Beyond two weeks of usage: 

After two weeks of usage, or once skin has acclimatised to Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20, application can be increased to 2 pumps of Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20, applied in the same way as above and followed with Medik8 Advanced Night Restore.

Size: 30ml 

Please Note: This product cannot be shipped outside of the UK or Ireland.

Read what our skin experts think about Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20:

  • The ultimate Vitamin A solution
  • Fights multiple stubborn skin concerns
  • Highest strength retinal available

“I didn’t think it could get any better than Medik8 Crystal Retinal 10, and then along came Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20! My skin has never looked better since stepping up to Crystal Retinal 20. I have seen results 

I suffer with recurring blemishes, so that’s where I have seen the most improvements thanks to the antibacterial properties of 0.2% encapsulated retinaldehyde. But I have also seen a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as patches of sun damage on my forehead.

I’d recommend Medik8 Crystal Retinal 20 to those with skin that has responded well to Medik8 Crystal Retinal 10. Crystal Retinal 20 provides fast results thanks to the increased concentration of 0.2% encapsulated retinaldehyde.”

Sonya, Face the Future

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