PCA Skin Intensive Age Refining Treatment - 0.5% pure retinol night 29.5 ml
This nighttime treatment formulation combines 0.5% pure retinol paired with antioxidants and a host of beneficial ingredients to hydrate and soothe, while minimizing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Retinol (Vitamin A) - is converted to retinoic acid in the skin. Vitamin A helps to promote a clear complexion and an even skin tone.
Vigna Aconitifolia Seed Extract - is a botanical that promotes a clear complexion and an even skin tone.Sodium Hyaluronate – has the ability to hold 1,000 times its weight in water plays an important role in skin hydration.
Glycerophosphoinositol Lysine - is a skin calming agent.Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) - is an enzyme that supports antioxidant defense.
In the evening, apply a pea-sized amount after cleansing and toning. Begin by limiting use to twice a week, gradually increasing application frequency to every other night, and then advancing to each evening or as tolerated. Follow with the appropriate PCA SKIN moisturizer. Mild irritation may initially be experienced and is not a sign of a negative complication. This product is indicated for use in the evening only. Daily broad spectrum sun protection is critical while using this product.
When using Retinol care is needed.
Use once or twice a week each evening as tolerated.Usage can be slowly built up to every other night and then nightly or as tolerated.
For ageing recommended to be used 3 months on 3 months off or use 3 times a week all the time.
For acne or pigmentation use for longer until results are seen then reduce frequency of use.
Apply a pea-sized amount of Retinol to thoroughly cleansed skin in the evening. Carefully avoid the eyes and the corner of the eyes. .You should try not to apply anything else after to your skin at night.If a moisturiser is needed wait at least 30 minutes after applying the retinol before applying any corrective or moisturising products.Please ensure you are applying your antioxidant serum and sunscreen every morning
to avoid sun damage and pigmentation.Avoid using retinol whilst on holiday if you are exposed to extreme sunlight (stop a few weeks before)
Precaution: Do not use if pregnant
On any sign of irritation (flaking/redness) reduce frequency of use until the skin acclimates. If redness or irritation continues then stop using the product and seek advice.
If you would like some advice before using retinol please email our Cosmetic Nurse Practitioner firstname.lastname@example.org