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Retinol Serum | The INKEY List

Helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles

4.4 out of 5
(4.4) 392 Reviews
£12.99 / 30ml
Derived from Vitamin A, this slow release Retinol Serum is an anti-aging serum that helps target the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles with less risk of irritation.

Ideal for normal, oily, dry or combination skin, it also boosts overall skin clarity and uneven skin tone for a brighter, more even complexion. A perfect introduction to using slow release Retinol Serum for those who are starting to see the signs of ageing.

Behind the scenes, linked to our sustainability goals, we have been busy working to improve our formulations. ​You may have noticed that Retinyl acetate now appears in place of Retinol within the INCI list of our Retinol Serum. This will mean any reviews posted prior to July 2022 may refer to the previous Retinol Serum formulation (which contained a non sustainable palm source).

Suitable for:

  • All Skin Types All Skin Types


  • Fine Lines & Wrinkles
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Unven Skin Tone & Texture

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average rating 4.4 out of 5
Based on 392 reviews
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392 Reviews
Reviewed by Rosa
Verified Buyer
Retinol Serum
Retinol Serum
I don't recommend this product
Rated 1 out of 5
Review posted

Save your money!!

The retinol serum is bright orange in colour and runny on opening.....this can't normal. And to think that i bought 2 of these. What a waste! First time buying inkey products, and will definitely not be buying again.

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Hey there! Retinol is an extremely effective ingredient but overtime it can oxidise in contact with air and light causing the product to become darker. At INKEY we always ensure our products have been thoroughly tested and safety assessed to ensure it is safe and effective for the consumer. We have optimised our formula and packaging to mitigate any further oxidation however due to the nature of retinol we cannot always guarantee the product will not darken over time. This does not degrade the product or efficacy at all but we do recommend to to not use after 6 months of opening and to carefully and responsibly discard the product after 6 months 🖤

Reviewed by FEDERICA DE R.
Verified Buyer
Retinol Serum
Retinol Serum
I recommend this product
Age Range
18 - 24
Skin Type
Skin Concerns
  • Redness
  • Breakouts
  • Texture
Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

Buon prodotto per cominciare con il retinolo

Buona texture, risultati visibili dopo qualche mese se utilizzato con costanza e aumentando gradualmente l'utilizzo (da 1 volta a settimana per 15 giorni, poi 2 volte a settimana per altri 15 giorni, incrementando così via fino ad arrivare a usarlo anche 4-5 sere a settimana)

se abbinato a altri prodotti per la detersione (oat cleansing balsm e fulvic acid cleanser) e opzionalmente a sieri purificanti (niacinamide) aiutano a migliorare moltissimo la grana della pelle, i brufoli, e le prime rughette di espressione se usato su una pelle giovane, donando un incarnato uniforme e luminoso.

Feel / Texture
Rated 5 out of 5
Rated 5 out of 5
Rated 4 out of 5
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