Referred to as vitamin A, retinoids including retinol remain the gold standard in anti-ageing skincare prescribed by dermatologists.
Cosmetic companies have followed suit in offering myriad retinoid treatments for the night-time beauty routine.
The rivalry is in enhancing stability and effectiveness of the retinoids while minimising skin irritation in order to offer a high-performance formula that counteracts wrinkles and dull skin.
The Inkey List Besides an advanced retinoid, the formula features RetiSTAR, a slow-releasing retinol compound for results without irritation.
Pixi Retinol teams up with peptides and ceramides in Skintreats Overnight Retinol Oil, applied before moisturising the skin.
Dr Dennis Gross Also containing niacinamide, Ferulic + Retinol Wrinkle Recovery Overnight Serum delivers a time-released dose of retinol.
No7 The formulation of Advanced Retinol 1.5% Complex Night Concentrate ensures the stability and gradual delivery through the complex featuring a retinol optimiser and bisabolol.