Retinol is a powerful ingredient that lets skin cells behave younger. Paula's Choice retinol products that contain retinol are very effective against signs of ageing.
Repairs sun damage
Helps skin act younger
Leaves skin softer and smoother
Concentrated 1% retinol effectively improves the appearance of wrinkles and skin tone.
Improves skin tone and texture
Fades brown spots
Softens fine lines and wrinkles
A powerful treatment with 1% retinol that firms skin, fades brown spots and smooths wrinkles.
A powerful blend of retinol and bakuchiol tackles fine lines and wrinkles, restores firmness and evens out skin tone.
Suitable for rosacea-prone skin
Visibly reduces fine lines
A serum formulated with vitamin C and 0.1% retinol to address multiple signs of ageing.
Reduces signs of ageing
Nourishes very dry skin
A hydrating lotion formulated with 0.1% retinol to firm skin and even out skin tone.
Hydrates dry skin
Softens rough skin
Ultra-rich hydrating cream with 0.2% retinol that reinforces the skin's barrier and smooths fine lines.
Smooths skin's surface
Hydrating moisturiser with 0.01% retinol combats signs of ageing & reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
Antioxidants soothe skin
Prevents moisture loss
Hydrating serum with 0.01% retinol leaves skin radiant and protects against environmental assault.
Rich eye cream with 0.01% retinol, visibly reduces fine lines and restores radiance to the eye area.
Fights signs of ageing
Strengthens skin's natural barrier
Our most advanced night cream with 5 ceramides, vitamin C and 0.1% retinol to tackle signs of ageing.
Formulated for dry and oily areas
Visibly reduces enlarged pores
Suitable for breakout-prone skin
Weightless formula fights blackheads and protects skin from environmental damage.
Fight fine lines and wrinkles, brown spots and dull, dehydrated skin with this advanced anti-ageing power duo.
Retinol - also known as Vitamin A - is a popular and cell-communicating ingredient that tells skin cells to behave younger. Everyone can benefit from it, no matter what your skin type or concerns are.
Using retinol has many anti-ageing benefits. It smooths out wrinkles and helps to stimulate the production of collagen. Also, retinol can improve uneven skin tone, (dark) spots and discolouration. Overall, it's a highly effective ingredient for younger-looking skin. If you are new to using retinol, it's important to mention that it's best to gradually build up use this ingredient in your routine and monitor your skin's response. Start with a lower percentage of retinol, if your skin responds well - you can try higher percentages. Read on if you want to learn more about our formulas and which retinol product (and percentage) is right for you.
Paula's Choice has many retinol formulas to add to your routine. As retinol is a strong ingredient, you may want to start with a low percentage, monitor how your skin responds and increase from there. Wondering which Paula's Choice products you can find vitamin A (retinol) in? Discover retinol products.
Most day and night creams with retinol, contain a low percentage of vitamin A. The perfect way to start. A retinol serum or treatment with 0.1% can already make a difference. Would you like to work with higher concentrations? Our 1% Retinol Booster or Clinical 1% Treatment are real retinol powerhouses and can be blended with your favourite moisturiser. Discover more products with retinol.
Is it impossible to use retinol together with your BHA exfoliant? Is it bad for your skin if you use retinol during the day? There is so much misinformation on the internet about retinol. We want to make sure you can get the most out of your retinol products. That's why we've consulted the research to debunk some myths surrounding this hero skincare ingredient.
Our philosophy? Smart, Safe Beauty. The products you use should work and be good for your skin, no exceptions. Based on our heritage in consumer advocacy, each of our formulas is effective, safe and backed by cited research. We uncover the truth about skincare and share all of the facts with you along the way - because keeping your skin healthy shouldn't be a mystery.
Our products do what they promise and we want you to experience that for yourself, that's why we offer a 60 day money-back guarantee. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, contact us within 60 days for a full refund.
For any questions about our products or for help on building a skincare routine, please contact our Customer Care team. Our skincare experts are on hand to help you find the best products for your skin.