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    THE INKEY LISTRetinol Serum<p>A derivative of vitamin A, retinol helps to promote skin renewal and enhance collagen production to keep skin looking youthful, working at a cellular level to promote renewal and repair processes so that newer cells reach the surface quicker. As we age, the rate at which our skin renews itself slows down (sob) so retinol can be a great way of kick-starting cells back into action. Providing the highest quality ingredients formulated by a crack team of scientists and experts, THE INKEY LIST&#8217;s answer to retinol is sublime in its simplicity, uniting 1% stable retinol and 0.5% granactive retinoid (slightly stronger than retinol) with squalane for hydration and soothing. The slow-release formula minimises irritation while providing effective active delivery, working hard to minimise fine lines and wrinkles, even out skin tone tackle blemishes and improve skin clarity, leaving your complexion looking brighter, smoother and miles more youthful.</p>INK00650604222950455 stars, based on25 reviews 9.99Cult BeautyNew
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    THE INKEY LIST Retinol Serum

    THE INKEY LIST
    Retinol Serum
    ( 30ml )

    £9.99
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    • Why it's Cult

      Also known as ‘Your Beauty Translator’, THE INKEY LIST’s aim is simple: break through beauty jargon to deliver a straightforward take on skin care’s most-wanted ingredients (at astoundingly reasonable, ‘give-it-a-go’ prices). A superstar ingredient for a reason, retinol helps to promote skin renewal and enhance collagen production, leaving skin brighter, smoother and more youthful-looking. This slow-release formula minimises irritation and maximises results, leaving fine lines and wrinkles minimised and skin tone more even than ever.

    • Description

      A derivative of vitamin A, retinol helps to promote skin renewal and enhance collagen production to keep skin looking youthful, working at a cellular level to promote renewal and repair processes so that newer cells reach the surface quicker. As we age, the rate at which our skin renews itself slows down (sob) so retinol can be a great way of kick-starting cells back into action. Providing the highest quality ingredients formulated by a crack team of scientists and experts, THE INKEY LIST’s answer to retinol is sublime in its simplicity, uniting 1% stable retinol and 0.5% granactive retinoid (slightly stronger than retinol) with squalane for hydration and soothing. The slow-release formula minimises irritation while providing effective active delivery, working hard to minimise fine lines and wrinkles, even out skin tone tackle blemishes and improve skin clarity, leaving your complexion looking brighter, smoother and miles more youthful.

    • How to use

      Suitable for all skin types. 

      Use in the PM after cleansing and toning and before other serums

      Apply a pea-sized amount to the fingers and gently tap into the skin

      Avoid the immediate eye area.

      May increase sun sensitivity; always use a broad-spectrum sunscreen during the day.

      Whilst THE INKEY LIST Retinol has a low irritation formula, for some people redness and flakiness may occur at the beginning of use due to the increase in cell turnover.

      When first introducing Retinol, you may wish to use a few times per week and gradually increase to every evening.

      External use only.

    • Full ingredients list

      Water (Aqua / Eau), Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Propanediol, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Dimethicone, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Caprylyl Glycol, Phospholipids, Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Squalane, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Extract, Carbomer, Sodium Ascorbate, Tocopherol, Polysorbate 60, Tocopheryl Acetate, Glycolipids, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium Edta, Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate, Retinol, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Sterol, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Hyaluronic Acid, Polysorbate 20, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Phenoxyethanol

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    Reviews
    THE INKEY LIST - Retinol Serum

    THE INKEY LIST Retinol Serum Reviews

    Will repurchase
    Using this, sometimes with collagen serum afterwards, sometimes with Rose Hip Oil, in the evening. I'm sure my skin is tauter and clearer. Much prefer this gel/cream texture to the glass dropper bottle by The Ordinary and will buy again.
    Great retinol
    Love this serum so much. It's not aggressive for my skin, no irritation! And my skin became much more smooth. I think that my wrinkles are decreasing...Skin feels plumper.
    Awesome!!!
    I use this every night and when I wake up my skin feels sooooo soft. I'm really amazed by this product and the price I will definitely be repurchasing. It absorbs beautifully and leaves no residue... An absolute must!
    Love it!
    This was my first Inkey product and have to say I'll be buying more.
    Retinol
    This product as far as I can tell is brilliant. My skin feels a lot more smoother and with not as many wrinkles and looks so much better.
    Retinol serum
    Brilliant stuff, my skin looks and feels amazing, really noticed a difference since using it and I just ordered another one.
    Retinol
    Too early to say if it works yet, I’ve had no irritation from using it.
    Smooth and glowy
    Love the texture but weird smell. But still, love this product. Skin texture becoming smooth and no irritation. Probably will repurchase. Can wait to explore another product from this brand. Last but not least the packaging is very convenient for travelling small and plastic tube.
    Inkey Retinol
    Too soon to make a judgement - but good product & a little goes a long way
    Will absolutely buy again
    Love this retinol so much. I had previously purchased other retinol products, but this one is fabulous and a fraction of the price. I can feel and see it working, but it’s not too harsh and lasts for ages. I’ll keep purchasing this again and again, well done Inkey List
    Best yet
    I am an ex The ordinary user and decided to research other brands as the current Deciem drama unfolds. I'm glad I went down this road and I now actually prefer The Inkey List. I was worried about using 1% Retinol, but the texture of the serum is fantastic and although my neck is a little sensitive to it, my face has already started to look more fresh. My only gripe is that the consistency of the serum is a little bit too runny for the tub it is in and I often have some leaking out. I don't want to waste a drop, so I just store it upside down.
    Amazing
    I have been using this for around a week and my skin feels amazing! I have not broken out (a fear for me). I am very happy with the results thus far and cannot wait to buy again. For the price and results I'd recommend 100%
    Made me break out
    I’ve used retinol before and never had an issue but this made me break out. Maybe it’s too strong for me
    Early days....
    but new year, new skincare regime with Retinol and Vitamin C serum, love the products and skin seems to like it too. Definitely sticking with the Inkey List - good products, advice and price.
    It is working for me
    I have been using this product nearly every other night as part of my regime since I purchased it back in November. Along with the Hyaluronic Acid Serum (the serum I alternate the Retinal Serum with), I feel as though my skin has a new glow about it. I do have relatively sensitive skin and I have not had any acne flare ups or anything along those lines since using the product. The fine lines in my face are, in my opinion, decreasing slowly, but it is the glow and radiance I see that I like the most.
    Retinol serum
    Great product, no irritation from the retinol & at a great price. Leaves skin feeling soft & looking bright. Am still using first tube as you only need a little, so it will be interesting to see if there's continued improvement of I keep using.
    Retinol
    Leaves skin feeling soft but no difference in skin was expecting better results
    The Inkey List, Retinol.
    The best thing I’ve ever put on my skin!
    Retinol
    This serum is lovely and smooth and you only need a very small amount as a little goes a long way. I've been using it every night and it's not harsh at all, can't say I have noticed a difference yet but I have only had it a few weeks, it does feel nice when it goes onto the skin, not at all sticky, it does have a slightly strange smell but not too strong.
    The best retinol I've used
    Very good product, definitely the most effective retinol product I've used. A little goes a long way. Very happy with this purchase.
    Fantastic.
    I am prone to eczema and I have very sensitive skin. I have been using the retinol serum once every 4 - 5 days for the past month and so far I haven't had any irritation. I plan to increase the frequency slowly. Over the past month my skin tone has improved and my eczema has not returned on my face! Fine lines are still there but I guess that will take time. Will definitely keep using.
    Love it
    This is easily as good as any retinol on the market and better than most, and I have been using retinol products for many years now. The formulation is great it feels comfortable sinks in well leaves my skin feeling smooth. I had no peeling or discomfort so it obviously suits my aging skin and it has lasted well over six weeks. I would pay a lot more for this product but I am glad it's so reasonably priced. Its effective, accessible and easy to use. Love it
    Retinol
    Omg, this retinol is brilliant, such a pleasure to use, so light and sinks in straight away, and no nasty smell, my skin is transformed in the morning, much smoother, firmer and more of an even skin tone, highly recommend this product.
    Lovely Texture, Smooth Skin
    I've only ever used one retinol before but it was oil based and I found it really hard to layer so I was a bit skeptical when I saw this contained Squalane. However, the texture is lovely. Somewhere between a serum and a cream but definitely not oily but moisturising and feels hydrating. My skin feels really smooth in the morning after use and my skin texture has really improved. Would definitely recommend.
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