The Ordinary - Retinol 1% in Squalane
The Ordinary Retinol 1% in Squalane is a water-free solution that contains 1% pure Retinol, an ingredient that can reduce the appearances of fine lines, of photodamage and of general skin ageing.
Key benefits of The Ordinary Retinol 1% in Squalane
- reduce the appearance of fine lines, photodamage & general skin ageing
- Artificial Fragrance-Free
- Sulphate Free
The Ordinary’s portfolio of retinoids includes the following formulations:
Granactive Retinoid 2% in Squalane (Moderate Strength, No Irritation)
Granactive Retinoid 5% in Squalane (High Strength, No to Low Irritation)
Retinol 0.2% in Squalane (Low Strength, Moderate Irritation)
Retinol 0.5% in Squalane (Moderate Strength, High Irritation)
Retinol 1% in Squalane (High Strength, Very High Irritation)
Note: Water can affect the stability of retinol. Additionally, plant oils in retinol formulations can trigger lipid peroxidation and can impair retinol integrity. This formula does not contain water, silicones, plant oils or alcohol.
Caution: Retinoids can make the skin more sensitive to UV radiation. Sun protection is particularly important when using retinoids.
This product must not be used in conjunction with other retinoids including retinol or retinoic acid. This product is not a treatment for acne.
Acne-prone skin may experience a temporary increase in acne during the first few weeks of using any form of retinoid including those used in this formulation.
Note: When pregnant or breastfeeding, it is recommended to avoid any skincare products containing retinoids such as formulations with Granactive Retinoid or Retinol.
This product contains retinol or Vitamin A.
Apply a small amount to face in the PM as part of your skincare regimen, after water-based serums but before heavier treatments.
Do not use with other retinoid treatments.
Avoid unprotected solar exposure.
Retinol can cause irritation, redness and peeling, especially around the eyes and mouth, in the early stages of treatment while skin builds tolerance.
If persistent irritation occurs, cease use and consult a physician.
Use only as directed on unbroken skin.
Patch testing prior to use is advised.
Refer to our in-depth guide to patch testing.
Keep out of reach of children.
Refrigerate after opening.
Squalane, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Retinol, Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Fruit Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, BHT.