Skin Recovery Serum - Travel Size
Hydrating serum with 0.01% retinol leaves skin radiant and protects against environmental assault.
- Skin Type: Dry skin
- Concern: Anti-Ageing, Very dry skin, Rosacea-prone skin
- Ingredients: Astaxanthin, Retinol (Vitamin A), Vitamin C View all
- Routine: Treatment
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Skin Recovery Serum - Travel Size
What does it do?
Eliminate dry, eczema-prone skin.
This high performance serum contains a concentrated blend of antioxidants, nourishing plant oils and retinol to protect skin and minimise the visible signs of ageing. With a luxuriously rich texture, it nourishes and restores dry skin leaving it smooth, hydrated and glowing.
Is this suitable for my skin?
What is your skin type?
What skin concern would you like to address?(Please select one option)
Antioxidants soothe skin
Prevents moisture loss
Nourishes very dry skin
How to use
Apply morning and/or nighttime as desired. After cleansing, toning, and exfoliating, smooth a few drops onto face, neck and eye area. May be applied under your moisturiser. For daytime, always follow with a moisturiser containing a broad-spectrum sunscreen rated SPF 30 or greater.
What are the key ingredients?
Carotenoid (carotene pigment) found in plants, algae, and fish, particularly salmon, that functions as a potent antioxidant.
Powerhouse ingredient that can improve a variety of skin concerns, most related to visible signs of ageing: It’s skin-restoring, wrinkle-smoothing, an antioxidant and improves sun damage.
One of the most well-researched vitamins for skin, shown to improve the look of multiple signs of ageing, brighten uneven skin tone, as well as provide skin-restoring and soothing benefits.
Cyclopentasiloxane (hydration), Dimethicone (hydration), C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate (texture-enhancing), Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil (antioxidant/emollient), Tocopherol (vitamin E/antioxidant), Retinol (skin-restoring), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (vitamin C/antioxidant), Bisabolol (skin-soothing), Tocotrienols (antioxidant), enisonedA (skin-restoring), Tetrahydrodiferuloylmethane (antioxidant), Tetrahydrodemethoxydiferuloylmethane (antioxidant), Tetrahydrobismethoxydiferuloylmethane (antioxidant), Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract (antioxidant/skin-soothing), Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil (antioxidant/skin-soothing), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract (skin-soothing), Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi (Bearberry) Leaf Extract (antioxidant), Stearyl Dimethicone (emollient), Astaxanthin (antioxidant), Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil (non-fragrant oil/antioxidant), Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract (antioxidant/skin-soothing), Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil (non-fragrant oil/antioxidant), Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed Oil (antioxidant), Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil (non-fragrant oil/antioxidant), Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Seed Oil (antioxidant), Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil (non-fragrant oil/antioxidant), Alcohol Denat. (preservative).
How does the Skin Recovery Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum differ from the other retinol products Paula’s Choice offers?
Formulated especially for dry, sensitive skin, Skin Recovery Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum is packed with skin-defending antioxidants, restorative plant oils, anti-irritants and retinol. Those with dry, sensitive skin should always begin with lower levels of retinol and see how their skin responds before moving to higher concentrations. The percentage of retinol needed for efficacy is generally between 0.01% and 1%, which is quite a range, but further proof of just how powerful retinol is! All our products with retinol may be used with Skin Recovery Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum or on their own, as each treats skin to a beneficial range of anti-ageing ingredients.
I use a prescription product with retinoids. Since Skin Recovery Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum contains retinol, is it OK to combine them?
We are not aware of any contraindications surrounding the use of prescribed retinoids and retinol and believe this combination is beneficial to skin. Because this question concerns a prescription drug, we recommend consulting your physician and following his or her advice before using Skin Recovery Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum.
Is Skin Recovery Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum suitable for those with rosacea-prone skin?
Research has shown that retinol can reduce inflammation that leads to symptoms of rosacea. The other antioxidants and soothing agents in Skin Recovery Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum will help calm redness and soothe skin as they deliver anti-ageing benefits.
Rich, creamy cleanser that thoroughly removes makeup and debris without stripping skin.
Rich milky toner soothes and replenishes ultra-dry, flaky skin.
Gentle, lotion moisturiser replenishes dry, sensitive skin and protects it from the sun.
Rich and soothing restorative moisturiser for effective hydration.
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