Medik8 Crystal Retinal 6
Medik8s mission is simple - beautiful skin for life - which is why they consistently harness new, youth-boosting breakthroughs to keep your skin stronger for longer with three key technologies: vitamin C, sunscreen and vitamin A. High-end formulations at purse-friendly prices, this attainable range means you dont need to choose between pounds and performance: the CSA method (C in the morning, followed by sunscreen then vitamin A in the evening) makes beautiful skin aber easy simplifying your daily regime while fast-tracking your path to a healthy complexion. Whats more, the brand is committed to making sustainable changes from ethical sourcing to minimal waste so your beauty routine is as clean as your conscience.
With four strengths to suit your skins needs (and its tolerance!), Medik8s Crystal Retinal will super-charge your ritual with stable retinaldehyde to stimulate your cells to manufacture precious collagen which bolsters skins resilience and density. Level 6 contains 0.06% encapsulated retinol and is a step up from 3 when your skin has acclimatised great for those who're used to retinol but want to ramp things up a gear.
Retinoic acid is the form of retinol your skin can utilise (currently only available via prescription because of its potency) however, cells convert retinol (vitamin A) into retinaldehyde then retinoic acid with remarkable results its just that they take a bit longer. Thus, by skipping a step in the conversion process and harnessing encapsulated retinaldehyde a revolutionary new form of vitamin A Medik8 speed up the line-smoothing, brightening, firming and dark spot-diminishing process with tangible changes in four weeks of use. With a unique crystal structure that is readily metabolised by enzymes when applied, Crystal Retinal ensures stability and maximum absorption while mitigating risk of irritation. With the radiance-boosting, clarifying and retexturising benefits of retinol (without the scaly side-effects), this fortifies skin overnight and delivers a visible difference 11 times faster than retinol. The addition of plumping and moisture-retaining hyaluronic acid and glycerin, alongside antioxidant vitamin E makes this perfect for those who are keen to continue their retinol journey.
After cleansing in the evening, massage a small amount of Crystal Retinal across the face, neck and daccolletage. Allow to absorb before applying your moisturiser.
Crystal Retinal application should be phased in gradually, and only use in the evening. Use twice a week for the first two weeks, every other night for the next two weeks, then every night. Always wear sunscreen the following morning while using this product, and for one week after.
Consult a doctor if breastfeeding or pregnant.
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Aqua (Water), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Isododecane, Cetearyl Olivate, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Cyclodextrin, Eclipta Prostrata Extract, Cetearyl Alcohol, PPG-12/SMDI Copolymer, Sorbitan Olivate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Titanium Dioxide, Squalane, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Rubus Chamaemorus (Cloudberry) Seed Oil, Pentylene Glycol, Retinal, Alumina, Isostearic Acid, Lecithin, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Sodium Polyaspartate, Climbazole, Disodium EDTA, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil, Hydroxyacetophenone, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, 3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Dipteryx Odorata (Tonka) Bean Extract, Stearic Acid, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Polysorbate 60, Sorbitan Isostearate, Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Fruit Extract, Decylene Glycol, BHT, 1,2-Hexanediol, Coumarin.
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