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Minimalist Retinol 0.3% + Q10

A highly stable & powerful anti-aging face serum packed with Retinol and antioxidant Coenzyme Q10. This water-free serum uses Squalane as its base, which nourishes skin & protects Retinol from oxidation.

  • Fragrance Free
  • Anti-Aging
  • Antioxidant
  • Highly Stable
  • pH level is non-detectable for anhydrous (water-free) formulation
  • All ingredients are sourced from top quality suppliers like Selco, Germany

RM36.00

WCMM4060
30 ml

What makes this product unique?

Retinol (Vitamin A), is the gold standard & most proven ingredient for anti-aging and skin renewal. Collagen, a type of protein, makes up over 70% of our skin and among many functions, it gives skin its structure, and elasticity. As we age, our body's ability to produce this protein decreases. Further, there are enzymes called matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) that break down collagen. Environment aggressors like UV, increases the activity of this enzyme, hence exposure to UV-ray results in faster sagging of skin.

Retinol primarily works by inactivating the MMP enzymes, resulting in increase in amount of collagen in our skin. It also increases the cell turnover rate, which results in older cells getting replaced by newer cells. This particular property makes Retinol very effective in treatment of acne as well.

However, like other Vitamins, Retinol is highly unstable. It oxidises in presence of air, light or water. Exposure to any of these will result in reduction of active Retinol in the product, hence the loss of efficacy with time. This serum is water-free and uses Squalane as the base ingredient. Also the bottle is UV Protective, making it a highly-stable & powerful Retinol serum.

It further contains pure Bakuchiol oil (1%) which is another powerful anti-aging ingredient. Some studies have shown that Bakuchiol oil has similarities to Retinol in how it affects cell pathways. The duo of Retinol & Bakuchiol oil, makes this a very powerful anti-aging serum.

The product also contains multiple antioxidants, primary being the Coenzyme Q10. It is a radical scavenger and it protects skin cells against active oxygen structures, resulting in reduction of wrinkle depth.

What does it do?

Contains 0.3% pure Retinol in Squalane. Retinol is proven to fade fine lines & wrinkles, even skin tone and smoothen skin. Packed with potent antioxidants. Coenzyme Q10 is an outstanding radical scavenger and visibly reduces wrinkle depth. It is coupled with Tocopherol (Vitamin E), another antioxidant that nourishes & repairs skin.

Boosted with 1% pure Bakuchiol Oil which in some studies has shown to have similar benefits as Retinol without any irritation. This combination makes it a powerful anti-aging serum. Retinol is an unstable molecule and it oxidizes in presence of water or light. This product is water-free and uses Squalane as based ingredient. Also this serum comes in a UV Protective bottle, which makes this a highly stable retinol.

Who is this product for?

Anyone looking for a powerfully effective anti-aging serum.

Squalane, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Bakuchiol, Retinol, Polysorbate 20, Ubiquinone (Coenzyme Q10), Tocopherol Acetate, BHT

Use PM. Apply on cleansed face after your water based serums, and before moisturizer.

Start with 2-3 times per week & increase gradually. Use of sunscreen is highly recommended when you are using this product.

  • 9 out of 10 subjects found reduction in wrinkles in 4 weeks
  • 9 out of 10 subjects said skin felt smoother & softer in 4 weeks
  • 9 out of 10 subjects felt their skin was firmer after 8 weeks

1. Can this product cause purging or breakout?
Depending on your skin, it can take time adjusting to Retinol. In the first 2-3 weeks of use, your cell turnover increases, causing your pores to purge. These effects are completely natural and will dissipate in 3-4 weeks. If you are new to Retinol based products, start slow by using the product 2-3 times a week and then slowly increase the usage to daily.

2. What is the recommended age, and who can use this product?
Except for pregnant or breastfeeding women and those under 18 years of age, anyone can begin using retinol in their mid-’20s. People with hypersensitive skin should perform a patch test first, and only if it’s tolerable, they should use it on the face. If it’s not acceptable, discontinue usage.