First Aid BeautyFAB Skin Lab Retinol Serum 0.25% Pure Concentrate
What it is:
A serum for sensitive skin and beginner retinol users that helps smooth and soften the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, while imparting firmer-, younger-looking skin.
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Loss of firmness and elasticity
- Uneven skin tone
If you want to know more…
FAB Skin Lab Retinol Serum 0.25% Pure Concentrate features a formula that combines retinol and advanced peptides, two ingredients that work together to soften the look of fine lines and wrinkles, while imparting firmer-looking skin with a smoother texture. The formula is balanced with First Aid Beauty’s proprietary Skin Saver Complex to deliver the benefits of retinol with minimal irritation. This complex is comprised of hyaluronic acid, vitamins C + E, aloe, colloidal oatmeal, allantoin, and ceramides that work together help comfort, nourish, and support skin health. It alleviates the irritation often associated with retinol-based products, leaving your complexion feeling soothed with a refreshed, rejuvenated look.
What else you need to know:
This product is suitable for all skin types, even sensitive skin. It’s vegan, and free of nanos, nuts, and gluten. It is also cruelty-free.
In a consumer panel on 34 women (with self-perceived sensitive skin) after 2 weeks:
- 81% reported an improvement in skin tone and texture
After 8 weeks:
- 94.6% said it was gentle and non-irritating
- 81% reported improvements in overall skin appearance
- 81.1% observed a healthy glow
First Aid Beauty provides everyday essentials and targeted skincare solutions that deliver immediate relief, lasting results, and feel-good textures. Their products are formulated with only clean, skin-loving ingredients that are carefully selected so you don’t have to worry about what’s in (and not in) your skincare products. There are over 1,300 ingredients on FAB’s no-no list, including artificial colorants and artificial fragrances, parabens, ethanol, ethyl alcohol, denatured alcohol, methanol, n-butyl alcohol, isopropyl alcohol, sd alcohol, lanolin, propylene glycol, phthalates, mineral oil, petrolatum, formaldehydes, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban, talc, and sulfates.
Clean at Sephora
When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid.
Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without:
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
-Apply one to two pumps evenly over clean skin up to three times weekly. Gradually increase frequency to every other night and then to every evening as tolerated.
-Avoid the lips, eyes, and eye corners.
-For PM use only.
-It is normal for some redness, flaking, or dryness to occur when first using any retinol-based product. If this continues for more than two weeks, we recommend applying FAB Skin Lab Retinol Serum over your favorite PM moisturizer.
-Peptides: Chains of amino acids that when applied topically, help the skin look more youthful.
-Skin Saver Complex (First Aid Beauty’s signature blend of Hyaluronic Acid, Antioxidant Vitamins C + E Aloe, Colloidal Oatmeal, Allantoin, and Ceramides): Works to calm, soothe, and nourish the appearance of mature skin.
Water, Polysorbate 80, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Polysorbate 20, Butylene Glycol, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Retinol, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Colloidal Oatmeal, Tocopherol, Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid, Ceramide NP, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Linoleic Acid, Allantoin, Phytosteryl Canola Glycerides, Palmitic Acid, Oleic Acid, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Hydroxypropyl Cyclodextrin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Triolein, Caprylyl Glycol,Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Xanthan Gum, Lecithin, Stearic Acid, Maltodextrin, BHT, BHA, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hydroxide, Potassium Sorbate.
First Aid Beauty (a.k.a. FAB) provides must-have skin care products that belong in everyone’s beauty cabinet, no matter age or skin type. FAB was founded by Lilli Gordon, a long-time beauty veteran inspired to elevate the drugstore classics with scientifically advanced formulations and luxurious consistencies.
Gordon—who also believes that hard-working, irritant-free skin care doesn’t have to be greasy or bland—created a comprehensive collection that ranges from everyday essentials to products that provide intense therapy for serious skin problems (including facial redness and eczema).
All FAB products are allergy-tested and free of parabens, fragrance, and harsh chemicals, and perfect for even the most sensitive skin—now that’s true First Aid Beauty.
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