Retinoids are a class of chemicals that have been used for decades to treat the skin. They work by stimulating the production of collagen and elastin, which helps improve the look of wrinkles and age spots. Here are some great retinoid products in the market today.
This will be my go-to as a beginner with retinoids before I graduate to other stronger retinoid formulas....Better than the other retinoids in the ordinary line as far as my skin is concerned.
Which skin type is it good for?
What it is:
A stable serum emulsion of a next-generation retinoid active that achieves better reduction in visible signs of aging than retinolwithout irritation.
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Fine lines and wrinkles
If you want to know more…
The retinoid active used in this formulation helps to avoid the irritation associated with retinoid (including retinol) while improving visible signs of aging.
What it is formulated WITHOUT:
Size: 1 oz / 30 mL
Not the first time I have used Equilibrium Resurfacing Retinoid Treatment. I'm obsessed with the results of retinoids. ...The formula has Retinoid, Hexylresorcinol is very gentle on my skin day and night.
What it is: A lightweight resurfacing treatment that boosts clarity and helps visibly even skin texture and tone for more balanced skin with a healthy glow.
- Retinoid, Hexylresorcinol, and Niacinamide: A clinically backed blend that visibly reduces fine lines and wrinkles and diminishes the appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation while being gentle to skin.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and mineral oil. It is also cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This fast-absorbing treatment is formulated with a blend of a retinoid, hexylresorcinol, and niacinamide to visibly reduce fine lines and wrinkles and diminish the appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation. The formula is ef
Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2702314
Color: Medium 3 - golden undertone
I have dry skin from retinoids, and from the one week I have worn this consistently, it has hydrated my skin so much.
What it is: A hydrating gel-cream foundation that nourishes skin—for buildable, light-to-medium coverage with a natural-to-you finish.
- Squalane and Glycerin: Hydrate and nourish skin’s moisture barrier.
- Wild Rose Berry and Plankton Extract: Visibly balance shine and maintain hydration.
- Amino Acid-Coated Pigments: Fuse with skin for flexible coverage and a natural-to-you finish.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent syntheti
Size: 1.2 oz / 35 ml·ITEM: 2690949
Color: 10 - Medium with neutral undertones
It also wears SOOOOO WELL. I use a strong retinoid, and let me tell you: it's hard to find base products that don't dry out around my mouth.
What it is: A lightweight skin tint that boosts moisture levels by up to 52% for a dewy glow, and provides a sheer veil of coverage for comfortable, all-day wear.
- Meadowfoam Seed Oil: Replenishes with nourishing fatty acids to strengthen skin’s moisture barrier.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Attracts water to plump skin with hydration.
- Plant-Based Squalane: Protects against moisture loss to help retain skin’s natural radiance.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, and triclosan. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This formula melts quickly
Size: 1.1 oz / 35 ml·ITEM: 2670958
Color: 31 - light
I'm currently going through a retinoid shed and it is clinging to certain dry areas around my chin and forehead but it is no where near as bad as some other skin tints and foundations I have used.
What it is: A vegan, noncomedogenic, dewy foundation that delivers hydration, medium coverage, and a fresh glow finish for up to 24 hours.
- Kombucha Filtrate: Detoxifies and nourishes skin.
- Marula Oil: Protects and hydrates skin.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: Infused with nourishing ingredients, this lightweight tinted moisturizer foundation leaves skin feeling super hydrated while minimizing pores with a blurring effect. This dewy foundation delivers a healthy glow that looks like real skin for a no-makeup, makeup look and wears for up to