Benefits of The Ordinary Retinol 0.2% in Squalene For Wrinkles:
- The ordinary anti-wrinkle serum contains the ideal recommended amount of retinol recommended by dermatologists. It works amazingly to treat the fine line and wrinkles with regular use. Also, it cures photodamaged skin in just a few uses.
- It is a vegan product that is cruelty-free, this formula also does not contain alcohol, water, silicones, plant oils, and water.
- 0.2% is a moderate strength and does not cause any irritation. Therefore, if you are new to retinol you must use this serum as it has a low concentration of it that won’t cause purging or excessive dryness.
How to use Ordinary Retinol 0.2% in Squalane Anti-Aging Serum?
Start with the tiniest amount as it can cause irritation and skin purging at first. For beginners, it is recommended to use retinol only twice a week and keep your skin well moisturized to avoid extreme dryness and flakiness. When using the retinol formula, use it in a very little amount as a night care routine. Retinoids can make skin appear vulnerable to UV rays. Therefore, always use a good sunscreen of SPF 50 and above while you are using this serum in your skincare routine as it makes your skin extremely sensitive to UV/UVB rays.
The Ordinary anti-aging face serum is not a cure for acne and while using it for the first time the skin may experience an increase in acne. Follow directions carefully when applying products containing retinol. Apply the formula on a clean and moisturized face, and apply a very little amount.
Note: Avoid unprotected sun exposure to the skin if you are using anti-aging products in your skincare routine.
What to and what not to use with the ordinary retinol 0.2% in squalene?
The ordinary retinol 0.2% contains a stable % of vitamin A therefore there is a limitation of chemicals to be used along with it.
Apply a thick moisturizer before and after applying the serum. While using this serum, vitamin C and hyaluronic acid can be used to keep your skin well-nourished and youthful. Because retinol will make your skin extra dry, therefore it is important to use hydrating serums and moisturizers to protect your skin barrier. Moreover, it is not suitable with highly concentrated face serums including AHAs (Glycolic Acid Toner, Alpha Hydroxy Acid, Lactic Acid, Mandelic Acid Treatment, Apple Cider Vinegar Acid Peel), BHAs (Beta Hydroxy Acid Serum, C-50 Blemish Night Treatment), PHA Toner using these with retinoids can cause serious irritation to the skin.