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Best selling Top Retinol Skin Care Products 2012

Updated on February 21, 2013

Skin care and Anti Wrinkle Creams Reviewed

Skin care products and anti aging skincare products have improved so much in the past year or so that most of the people who have been using these products have noticed a marked improvement in their complexions, skin tones and a slowing down of the skins natural aging process giving reduced wrinkles and a healthier and younger look.

The discovery of Tretinoin or Retinol, more commonly known as Vitamin A, has been the biggest breakthrough in skincare to date proved effective against acne, Retinol is also proven to reduce wrinkles to fine lines and it is on the frontline in the battle against sun damaged skin.

It comes as no surprise to learn that the top skincare products for 2011 all have Trentinoin in their ingredients.

SkinCeuticals Retinol Refining Night Cream

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SkinCeuticals Retinol Refining Night Cream

SkinCeuticals 1.0 Retinol Refining Night Cream builds collagen and helps to stimulate skin cell regeneration this helps to lessen the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, it is also effective in reducing the effects of sun damaged skin and it helps to reduce the appearance of age spots and prevents new age spots from appearing.

SkinCeuticals 1.0 Retinol Refining Night Cream is also effective in the fight against acne, spots and other skin blemishes.

From the Manufacturer

Helps reduce appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, ages spots, blemishes, and blotchiness Preserves optimal retinol stability and minimizes erythema commonly associated with the use of retinol Ensures maximum amount of retinol reaches the target site Will not clog pores and eliminates the need of additional moisturizer


Using SkinCeuticals Retinol 1.0 Maximum Strength Refining Night Cream

If you have never used retinol products before, begin by limiting use to twice a week, then gradually increase frequency to every other night, and finallyonce an eveningas tolerated. Consult your skincare professional for a dosage schedule appropriate for your skin.

Apply a pea-sized amount of Retinol .5 to thoroughly cleansed skin in the evening. Carefully avoid the eyes and the corner of the eyes. To ensure optimal results, wait at least 30 minutes before applying any corrective or moisturizing products the same evening as applying Skinceuticals retinol.

Do not use retinol products if you are pregnant or lactating. Do not use if taking prescription acne medication, or if undergoing a skin peeling regime.

La Roche-Posay Biomedic Retinol 60 Cream

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La Roche-Posay Biomedic Retinol 60 Cream

La Roche-Posay Biomedic Retinol 60 cream contains 0.60% retinol and is effective at reducing wrinkles and fine lines, this product is also a good exfoliater wich removes dry and dead skin leaving your face fresh, softer and visibly younger looking. A moisturiser, exfoliater and a wrinkle reducer in this all in one cream ensures that the buyer gets great value for money.

From the Manufacturer

Biomedic Retinol 60 utilizes Retinol in combination with selected moisturizers and emollients to help transform dry, scaly skin into smooth, evenly pigmented skin.

Exceptionally high retinol concentration (contains 0.60 percent retinol) to provide intensive dermatological correction Rapidly minimizes signs of aging and significantly reduces fine lines without irritation Increases cell turnover and produces visible results Non-comedogenic cream

Using La Roche-Posay Biomedic Retinol 60 Cream

Apply a small amount of Biomedic Retinol Cream to clean, dry face and/or neck in the evening before bed and wake up with smooth beautiful skin.

Do not use if you are pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Consult a physician before using this product.

Botanic Choice, Botanic Spa Retinol Gel

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Botanic Choice, Botanic Spa Retinol Gel

Botanic Choice, Botanic Spa Retinol Gel, 1-Ounce Jar, may be the cheapest option on this list but it contains enough retinol to be as effective as the other brands on this list or it wouldn't have been included. a moisturising cream which is effective at reducing fine lines and wrinkles and is also effective with acne and skin blotches, used daily Botanic Spa Retinol Gel leaves your skin feeling softer and younger looking.

From the Manufacturer

A topical form of Vitamin A, Retinol is a naturally occurring fat soluble vitamin found in fish oil and liver. For years it has been used successfully by dermatologists to give skin a clearer, more youthful appearance. Due to its strong anti-aging, antioxidant properties, Retinol is also a key ingredient in many fine cosmetics and creams.

Using Botanic Choice, Botanic Spa Retinol Gel

Apply a small amount to the skin area daily and you will see and feel the difference in a few days.

Do not use if you are pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Consult a physician before using this product.


RoC Retinol Correxion Deep Wrinkle Night Cream

RoC Retinol Correxion Deep Wrinkle Night Cream is an exclusive combination of Retinol and essensial minerals which when applied works day and night to reduce fine lines and wrinkles.

A moisturising cream RoC Retinol leaves the skin soft and wrinkle free and you will notice visible results in 12 weeks.

From the Manufacturer

RoC Deep Wrinkle Night Cream visibly reduces expression lines and deep wrinkles. RoC Retinol Correxion Deep Wrinkle Night Cream is an intensive anti-wrinkle treatment that works through the night, visibly reducing expression lines and deep wrinkles. This exclusive combination of pure Retinol and an essential mineral complex is clinically proven to visibly reduce deep wrinkles while you sleep. When you apply, the upper layers of your skin are firmed leading to a visible reduction in expression lines. The formula starts to work immediately as pure Retinol penetrates deep within the skin's surface to help fill in even your deep wrinkles

USING RoC Retinol Correxion Deep Wrinkle Night Cream

Apply to face and neck each night when skin is most receptive for repair and renewal. Works alone or under your regular moisturizer. You may experience mild tingling or redness. This is normal and should be temporary until your skin adjusts.
Apply a sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher during the day while using this product. Continue using a sunscreen for one week after stopping use of this product.

Do not use if you are pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Consult a physician before using this product.


Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment

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Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment

Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment helps reduce wrinkles and fine lines, clears pores reduces pigmentation and is effective against sun damage. Help Me also reduces the effects of skin peeling which some vitamin A products can cause.

Moisturising and clearing pores ensure softer skin with less pigmentation and a reduction in wrinkles that can be witnessed in a few weeks.

From the manufacturer

Our award-winning night retinol cream helps minimizes the look of large pores, fine lines and skin discoloration, while helping to clear congested pores. A patented time-release delivery system allows the retinol to be released into the skin gradually for less irritation.

Using Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment

for p.m. use only.
apply a small amount of help me to clean, dry skin in the evening before bedtime.
store at controlled room temperature: 59-86°F (15-30°C).

Do not use if you are pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Consult a physician before using this product.


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      sharon bishop 

      5 years ago

      I use an anti aging skin care products and it really worked. I’m glad that I found your post which helps me know more about skin care products that will be useful for my kind of skin.

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      7 years ago

      That is good product.

    • shimmering Dawn profile image


      8 years ago

      Great hub and cheers on you 4 million views!!

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      Hello, hello, 

      8 years ago from London, UK

      Wow, 4 million. well done and congratulation. Great hub and products.

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      8 years ago

      Congrats on your 4 Million views Jimmy, I will hit 1 Million in mid February so I know how hard it is to hit those figures, TattoGuy raises a glass to you ; )

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      Juliette Morgan 

      8 years ago

      Yes I like the look of the Philosophy range - will check if it's available in UK as I need some new items. I tried the Roc day moisturiser(not the night cream featured here)and did not like it. Great info thanks.

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      8 years ago

      All my skincare is from the line of Philosophy, it is just about the best skincare ever! But I think I am going to try the SkinCeuticals after reading your great review. Thanks for sharing and I will let you know how it works!!

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      Earth Angel 

      8 years ago

      Blessings to you and yours this lovely morning Jimmy!

      Why, I didn't know you cared so much about the soft and supple nature of your skin!? Or wrinkles! GREAT Hub! You picked some really good products!!

      Happy New Year dear Jimmy! EarthAngel!


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