SkinMedica Retinol Complex 1.0
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My skin had to adapt to the retinol 1% cream. For the first week, there was a lot of peeling and dry patches (I thought that was also part of the process for new fresh skin), so I skipped a night here and there and moisturized my skin. I am about 3 weeks into my nightly retinol and there is no more peeling. My face looks fresher and brighter, but I am waiting to see some of my sun spots lighten and hopefully disappear. I am going to give it a couple of months or until I finish the first purchase of retinol.
Noticed a difference in only a few days. I would recommend this retinol to someone who has used retinol before, as it is strong.
I use this 3-4 times a week, and I love it! My dermatologist started me on it. I started with .25 and worked my way up as my skin got used to it. I don't use it everyday because my face starts to get too dry in certain areas. I definitely saw a difference in my skin tone and fine lines.
I have used Rx Retin A and never really peeled. I use this product only twice a week and still peel. Very strong stuff but seeing results!
This has so far been too harsh for me to use without redness and peeling, even when using CeraVe night moisturizer as a buffer. I downgraded to the .5, but think the 1.0 is more effective. I''m going to have to build up to it.
I absolutely love this product. It does not irritate or dry my skin at all!
I started using this product last year based on a recommendation by one of the LovelySkin staff. My Goodness. This does not make me peel, but it gives me this nice glow. It is indeed effective and very mild even though potent. worth every penny.
I've worked my way up to this strength from the other SkinMedica retinols, and I'm not disappointed. I can tell it's stronger by the extra peeling that I'm experiencing, but it's gentle enough not to leave my face red and parched. Another winner from SkinMedica!
I noticed wrinkles forming around my lips. After using SkinMedica Retinol Complex 1.0, I definitely see a big difference. My husband even noticed and commented, "Your skin is looking great!"
I used the 5% and noticed a difference in a few weeks. This 1% solution is even better. It's not sensitive at all to my skin, and I have very sensitive skin. It really helps eliminate fine lines and wrinkles and seems to be smoothing out my skin nicely.
When I started using retinol, I tried several different products as I worked my way up to 1%. I found the SkinMedica brand to be superior in efficacy and quality of ingredients. Pricing is competitive with other brands. I love being able to layer this easily with other products. It absorbs quickly and over time, I have really seen a positive difference in my skin.
As with all skinmedica products I like the results of this Retinol 1.0.
glides on and disappears, smooth consistency, does not irritate, a little goes a long way. Highly recommend
Very good. Works well, wouldn't be without this product. Use a small amount!
A little goes a long way, and follow directions on frequency of use - twice a week to start is enough to get results without drying your skin. Work up gradually to every other night. Love this, have used it a year.
I am a tried and true Obagi user. Wanted to try another retinA product for my skincare regimen, so I thought I would try this. It's amazinggggg! Make sure you wear your sunblock, because it does make your skin photosensitive. Using any retinol product aides in the absorption of other products, so for me it's a must have. Try it, you'll love it too!!!
I had been using a .5 for quite a while and decided to try this 1%. I haven't used Skinmedica for quite a long time only because it was too expensive but this product was less than the .5 I was using. I have been using it for a couple of weeks now and have been able to use it every night without any issues at all. So far so good. I didn't give it 5 stars only because I haven't used it long enough to see if it really makes a difference but so far so good!
Years ago, I had a prescription for Retin-A and my dermatologist commented how well my skin tolerated it, so I ordered the 1.0 thinking I don't have sensitive skin. I was wrong. I had a lot of redness and peeling after using as directed - twice a week...so much so I didn't want to leave the house. I should have started with the .5 concentration. I'm trying it once a week now and am following it with a moisturizer and my skin is tolerating it so far. I'll slowly increase frequency of use. It's too early to see results, but it is definitely strong! Looking forward to seeing the results.
If you have sensitive skin you may want to purchase the .50 to start with to work up to this one. It goes on creamy and sneaks up on you.
I just started a few weeks ago so too early to tell. I love that it doesn't dry me out too much and I haven't gotten too red. Will continue to use and review again later.
I am over 60, inevitable wrinkles and under eye bags to battle. Retinol really is the best product to manage aging skin, and this particular product goes on smoothly, absorbs quickly and works well with a moisturizer to follow. Be careful to use sun block however as the retinol will make your skin more sensitive to the sun. I am very pleased by how this product works!
Love this stuff! It's very gentle but surprisingly effective. My 1% Tazorac is too strong to use more than once or twice a week, but I can use this nightly without irritation. My skin is clearer and smoother with continued use
I am absolutely, in love with this serum. I use it in conjunction with my night cream on alternate nights and I get the most amazing results for my combination/oily skin. I experience no dryness, just lovely youthful, tone and supple skin. Ouick thanks to Lovely Skin and their well-methodical packaging and customer service. Very inviting and simply brillant!
I have been using this product for 2 yrs. My skin feels and looks smoother. My esthetician noticed a difference. I started out using it every other day then increased to every night. I have sensitive skin and this product caused no irritations
Definitely helps wrinkles disappear! A little goes a long way. I use one pump at night then I follow with a face moisturizer. Make sure you use sunscreen during the day, while using this product.