retinol moisturizers

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for retinol moisturizers.

Retinol is a powerful skincare ingredient that has been used for decades to treat acne, wrinkles, and other skin problems. Retinol is also a common ingredient in anti-aging products. Here are some of the retinol-based moisturizers on the market today.


I have been using this luxurious and amazing Kate Somerville Retinol Vitamin C Moisturizer that I received Free for complimentary testing purposes. ...I’m 31 and was slow to start retinols, but her Exfolikate glow moisturizer did WONDERS for my skin, and now I don’t know which one I love more! ...Luxurious Retinol Moisturizer

What it is: A retinol and vitamin-C-infused moisturizer that visibly smooths, hydrates, and brightens for radiant, refreshed skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dryness, and Uneven Skin Tone

Formulation: Rich Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Retinol: Helps diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and improves skin texture and firmness.
- 100% Vitamin C: Helps brighten and even skin tone.
- Wild Gooseberry Extract: Helps defend skin against free radicals that can cause premature aging.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates. This product is also cruelty-free.


If you can’t handle retinols, you can handle this!...My skin is SO sensitive to all retinols. They make my face burn. But this?!?! No burning AND my skin is looking great!'s great for me as I'm too sensitive for most retinols.

What it is: A natural alternative to retinol, bakuchiol moisturizer helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Skin Type: Normal

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Bakuchiol 1%: Naturally plant derived, this ingredient helps to target the signs of aging.
- Squalane: Provides lightweight hydration.
- Sacha Inchi Oil: Nourishes the skin with omega-3.


Its the perfect night cream, i do not have to slather an additional layer of moisturizer. The best part is that its as effective as strong, irritating retinols....I apply it all over specially in my eyes and forehead, I have wrinkly eyelids and fine lines on my forehead which I am pretty sure in a few weeks they will be even less visible. I have tried retinols that are serums so this is my first experience with a retinol moisturizer and specifically, the moisturizing part is quite amazing, it did not cause any breakouts or skin irritations and it works fabulously with my oily skin, I am very happy I got to try this product.

What it is: A powerful yet gentle nightly moisturizer that addresses multiple visible signs of aging without irritation.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Uneven Texture, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- NIA-114™ (Patented form of Niacin): Enhances the efficacy of retinol while limiting common sensitivity.
- Retinol and Retinal: Improve the look of fine lines, wrinkles, uneven tone, and texture.
- Beta Glucan and Ginger Root Extract: Soothe dry skin and reduce the appearance of redness.

Laura MercierMini Tinted Moisturizer Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Size: 0.85 oz/ 25 mL·ITEM: 2306447

Color: 2W1 Natural - light warm

509 Reviews


If you want a tinted moisturizer that has some coverage this is it! Most tinted moisturizers lack coverage but this one gives you a balance....It doesn’t blend easily at all like my other tinted moisturizers and it tends to make my other skincare underneath pill up after I apply this specific tinted moisturizer and none of my other tinted moisturizers do that with the skincare I use.

What it is: A mini tinted moisturizer for a sheer hint of coverage for an effortless no-makeup makeup dewy finish.

Coverage: Light

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens.

What Else You Need to Know: This perfect blend of skincare and makeup improves your skin over time with a hydrating complex made up of macadamia and kukui seed oils. This helps increase the skin's moisture levels long-term for up to 24 hours of hydration, while reducing the signs of visibly dry skin.

Laura MercierTinted Moisturizer Oil Free Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 20

Size: 1.7 oz/ 50.2 mL·ITEM: 2449403

Color: 1W1 Porcelain - fair with warm undertones

6.4K Reviews


This tinted moisturizer works really well with a little dab of concealer mixed in. ...only true tinted moisturizers for olive undertone...These days, a lot of "tinted moisturizers" are really just low-coverage foundations but this tinted moisturizer is a true tinted moisturizer.

What it is: A lightweight tinted moisturizer with a cult-favorite formula that provides sheer coverage and a blurred matte finish.

Coverage: Light




Highlighted Ingredients:
- Oil-Absorbing Powders: Help keep skin shine-free with a natural, demi-matte finish.
- Licorice Root Extract: Soothes irritated or troubled skin.
- Vitamin E: Helps protect against damaging effects of the sun.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and sulfates SLS & SLES.

What Else You Need to Know: This cult-classic tinted moisturizer provides demi-matte, sheer coverage that quickly gives skin a soft-focus effect.

Laura MercierTinted Moisturizer Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Size: 1.7 oz/ 50 mL·ITEM: 2250710

Color: 1W1 Porcelain - fair warm

3K Reviews


Favorite Tinted Moisturizer...This is one of the best tinted moisturizers I’ve ever used! The color match is perfect and it blurs any redness and imperfections....Love everything about this tinted moisturizer.

What it is: A bestselling tinted moisturizer with a new and improved formula, infused with skincare benefits for up to 24-hour hydration and SPF 30 sunscreen to protect.

Coverage: Light

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination


Highlighted Ingredients:
- Macadamia and Kukui Seed Oils: Help increase the skin's moisture levels long-term for up to 24 hours of hydration, while reducing the signs of visibly dry skin.
- Silica Treated Pigment: Helps create a soft-focus effect for a naturally dewy finish.
- Tamarind Seed Extract: Locks in moisture and gives enhanced antioxidant protection.


I am a retinol lover like any other woman next to me, but we all suffer from the same thing of extreme dryness, peeling and sensitized skin using harsh retinols, with this product it didn't seem to be the case. ...Retinol and Moisturizer wow...Retinol and Moisturizer in one? That’s like a dream come true.

What it is: A daily moisturizer that visibly targets multiple signs of aging and supports skin with broad spectrum SPF 30 protection.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Dullness

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Optimized Surface Release Retinol: Delivers retinol more evenly and continuously onto skin without irritation.
- Retinol-Mimicking Peptide: Plant-derived peptide supports the effects of retinol.
- Peach Flower Extract: Defends skin against visible effects of pollution and soothes dry-looking skin.


KORA Organics - Plant Stem Cell Retinol Alternative Moisturizer is a light cream texture. ...I love my retinol but was curious when I saw this retinol alternative moisturizer.

What it is: A retinol-alternative, ultra-nourishing cream that targets current and future visible signs of aging, boosted with a peptide and ceramide blend for firmer-looking skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Uneven Texture, Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Retinol Alternative Blend with Bakuchiol and Alfalfa Extract: Visibly smooths the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven texture.
- Teff Peptide and Ceramide NP Blend: Visibly tightens, plumps, thoroughly hydrates, and boosts the skin's natural barrier.
- Açai Stem Cell Extract: Defends skin from environmental stress and future si


HANDS DOWN BEST RETINOL W/OUT RX!!...I’m obsessed with this “moisturizer”. I’ve tried soooo many different retinol serums, moisturizers etc and this is by FAR by favourite!! ...As with all retinols, it's a slow burn before you really see what it can do, but I'm beyond happy with this.

What it is: A nourishing overnight moisturizer with pure, high-grade retinol to visibly diminish lines, pores & unevenness. Proven to instantly enhance skin’s moisture & radiance as it works to improve suppleness & visible tone & texture.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark spots, Fine lines and wrinkles, Dullness and uneven texture

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:

- High-Grade Retinol: The gold standard in the science of anti-aging, this Vitamin A derivative helps support natural cell turnover.


Retinol Resurfacing Night Moisturizer...One of the 4 Community Sixty Sixs products I received from Influencer to try for my honest review was their Retinol Resurfacing Night Moisturizer. As with any skincare it takes time to see results. ...This is a great option for a non-prescription strength retinol.

What it is: An ingredient-packed, retinol-powered night cream to hydrate skin and visibly address texture, firmness, dullness, and uneven tone.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Uneven Texture, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Retinol: Supports cellular turnover, fights the look of blemishes, and visibly evens skin tone.
- Ferulic Acid: Reduces the look of fine lines, pigmentation, and wrinkles.
- Licorice Root Extract: Visibly brightens skin and keeps dark spots at bay.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

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“This is my favourite retinol. I still try other retinols but compared to few I have tried this one works well for my skin”
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“I love this everything is perfect EXCEPT the amount of shimmer...if the sun is shinning (I'm outdoors a lot) I look like I'm out of the movie Twilight with all the shimmer..... it's only a "glow" if you're indoors. ”
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“It does melt down easily and turns more to an oil than a cream so I do have concerns about going into the sun with it and hot oven cooking giving rashes and damage as some oily moisturizers do. I'm not sure I will repurchase. I will have to use it more”
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“The best tinted moisturizer! This is thick!! I used hylaraunic serum underneath and put this on top”
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