THE ORDINARY | Granactive Retinoid 5% in Squalane( 30ml )
What is it ?
Granactive Retinoid 5% in Squalane by The Ordinary is a squalane based light serum containing their highly advanced retinoid complex that boasts all the anti-aging benefits of retinoids without any of the irritation.
Who is it for?
If you are looking to prevent or reverse the signs of aging including wrinkles, fine lines, pigmentation, dullness, texture etc., retinoids are the products for you. This formula is a great next step for pro retinoid users trying to further their retinoid tolerance.
What are the key ingredients?
. Solubilized Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate: It is an advanced form of retinoids that deliver the same anti-aging benefits as retinoids, without the irritation.
. Squalane: It is a plant-derived ingredient that is quite similar to our own sebum, and thus provides lightweight hydration without feeling greasy or clogging the pores.
How to use it ?
. Apply 2-3 drops onto completely dry skin, in the PM before heavier serums, moisturizers and oils.
. Avoid the eye area.
. In case of sensitive skin, start by using once or twice a week and slowly increase frequency, as your skin builds tolerance.
. Use sunscreen in the AM.
. May cause purging in some cases, which is normal. This will subside after 6-8 weeks. Discontinue in case of persistent irritation.
Good to know:
• Net wt: 30 ml
. pH: 5-6