- Retinol 1% in Squalane is best used in the evening.
- Start with cleansed, dry skin.
- Apply 2 or 3 drops to the face.
- Retinol can cause irritation, redness and peeling, particularly around the eyes and mouth, in the early stages of treatment while skin builds tolerance.
Can I start with 1 retinol?
For beginners, most dermatologists recommend a retinol with a concentration of 0.25 percent to one percent to see results.
Is there a 2% retinol?
Granactive Retinoid 2% Emulsion from The Ordinary is an emulsion of a next-generation form of retinoid. This serum with a creamy texture is great for those looking for solutions for textural irregularities / signs of aging without the side effects associated with retinol.
Which the ordinary retinol is strongest?
The Ordinary Retinol 1% in Squalane is the strongest retinol serum from The Ordinary. While it’s one of the strongest retinoids from The Ordinary, you may see the most irritation, redness, and peeling from this serum.