CRYSTAL RETINAL 10 (30ml)
Stable Retinal Night Serum Ultra-Strength Vitamin A
Rediscover youthful skin with Crystal Retinal 10, Medik8’s latest innovation in vitamin A. Formulated with 0.1% stabilised retinal, a powerful derivative of vitamin A with next-generation anti-ageing results. Unmatched in its age-defying power, retinaldehyde can deliver results comparable to clinical-grade vitamin A up to 11 times faster than classic forms of retinol. The ground-breaking overnight serum visibly minimises fine lines and wrinkles; firming and plumping the complexion to resurface skin texture and soften the face.
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Supercharge the results of your night-time regime. Reducing the appearance of fine lines in just 4 weeks, Crystal Retinal 10 visibly plumps and refines the skin for a more youthful looking complexion. The innovative formula has all the anti-ageing, radiance-boosting and clarifying benefits of retinol, plus the same low irritation. But armed with high-performance retinaldehyde, it is able to provide visible results up to 11 times faster. The naturally peach-coloured serum-cream sinks effortlessly into skin to nurture and smooth the complexion. Featuring a natural comforting aroma of vanilla and tonka bean, it leaves skin strengthened, hydrated and ready for overnight rejuvenation.
Aqua (Water), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Isododecane, Cyclodextrin, Cetearyl Olivate, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Eclipta Prostrata Extract, Cetearyl Alcohol, PPG-12/SMDI Copolymer, Sorbitan Olivate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Titanium Dioxide, Squalane, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Rubus Chamaemorus (Cloudberry) Seed Oil, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Pentylene Glycol, Retinal, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Alumina, Isostearic Acid, Lecithin, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil, Sodium Polyaspartate, Climbazole, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Disodium EDTA, Hydroxyacetophenone, Stearic Acid, Polysorbate 60, Sorbitan Isostearate, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, 3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Dipteryx Odorata (Tonka) Bean Extract, Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Fruit Extract, Decylene Glycol, BHT, 1,2-Hexanediol, Coumarin.
Direction of use
After cleansing in the evening, massage a small amount of Crystal Retinal 10 across the face, neck and and décolletage. Allow to absorb before applying your moisturiser.
Crystal Retinal 10 application should be phased in gradually. Use twice a week for the first 2 weeks, every other night for the next 2 weeks, then every night. Always wear sunscreen the following morning while using this product, and for 1 week after. Consult a doctor if breastfeeding or pregnant.
How it works
Clinical-grade vitamin A, otherwise known as retinoic acid, is an exceptionally powerful skincare ingredient for youthful-looking skin. Highly potent and wildy efficacious, it helps reduce the visible signs of ageing. Retinoic acid is only available with a prescription, but vitamin A is available over the counter in the form of retinol skincare products. Retinol has similar effects to retinoic acid, however it must first be converted to retinaldehyde and then to retinoic acid to be used by the skin. Crafted with retinaldehyde, Crystal Retinal 10 requires just one conversion to retinoic acid. This means that it is able to produce results comparable to retinoic acid up to 11 times faster than classic forms of retinol. The advanced active is carefully encapsulated in a crystal structure that is broken down by the skin’s natural enzymes when topically applied. This ensures maximum stability and absorption while allowing the vitamin A active to be released gradually into the skin while you sleep for minimal irritation. Combined with hydrating hyaluronic acid and skin-soothing vitamin E, Crystal Retinal 10 targets fine lines and wrinkles for smooth and visibly youthful skin. Unlike other forms of vitamin, A, retinaldehyde boasts direct, powerful antibacterial properties. This allows it to target acne-causing bacteria, promoting a healthy, visibly clear complexion.
0.1% Encapsulated Retinaldehyde – Proven to work up to 11 times faster than retinol, retinaldehyde is a revolutionary new form of vitamin A that targets fine lines and wrinkles, pigmentation and uneven skin texture.
Hyaluronic Acid – With a unique ability to attract and retain more than 1000 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.