Skin Care

The New Era of Retinol

The gold standard ingredient gets a platinum upgrade

By now, you might know that Retinol is a skincare superstar. Still, when misused or formulated incorrectly, this power player can be a bit of a problem child, resulting in unwanted sensitivity or irritation.


So, what is Retinol, and why do we love it? It’s a specific form of Vitamin-A that occurs naturally in the body. We’ve pushed the boundaries of traditional Retinol through the years, achieving new levels of performance and efficacy with gentle, non-irritating formulas. And now we’re ushering in the new era of Retinol with our Advanced Retinol Nightly Renewal Moisturizer, an innovative, futuristic formula featuring Retinol and Retinal—one of the most potent forms of Retinol—that’s gentle enough for nightly use, right from the start, and we can’t wait for you to try it. 

According to Francine Krenicki, VP of Product Development and resident skintellectual,

“We’re using cutting edge Retinol technology with our introduction of Retinal, one of the most potent retinol derivatives available without a prescription.  We then use an advanced delivery system to get this new molecule into the skin quickly and effectively without causing redness and flaking to the skin.  The results are game-changing.” 

Strong. Fast-acting. Gentle.

This powerful formula is upgraded with Retinal (Retinaldehyde), a Vitamin A derivative that gives the formula its yellow color and is a close precursor to retinoic acid, making it one of the most potent forms of Retinol available. With an optimized surface release system more effective than encapsulation, Retinol and Retinal are embedded into micro-sponges delivering stable forms of Retinol and Retinal more evenly and continuously onto the skin.

Retinol, ready-to-wear.

We’ve calibrated the formula with a soothing & nourishing complex, so skin is ready to receive the powerful benefits of Retinol and Retinal right from the start – without redness or irritation.

Clinically Proven Results

  • Panelists showed visible improvement in fine lines, wrinkles, texture, radiance as evaluated by an expert grader clinical grader after four weeks of nightly use and enlarged pores after eight weeks of nightly use
  • The formula also demonstrated improvement in firmness and elasticity, as measured by instrumental testing after four weeks of use

It’s all about ingredients.

Sure, Retinol is the heavy lifter here, but its boosted and bolstered by some potent partners:

  • NIA 114TM: Our patented form of Niacin clinically shown to enhance the efficacy of Retinol while limiting common sensitivity
  • Acetyl Hexpeptide-8: A first-of-its-kind soothing peptide
  • Beta Glucan: Polysaccharide sugar skin-soothing agent & helps reduce the look of redness
  • Ginger Root Extract: Contains antioxidant and skin-soothing properties

 To try Advanced Retinol Nightly Renewal Moisturizer and usher in the new era of Retinol, follow the link.

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