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Retinal Night Cream

Retinal Night Cream

Regular price $200.00 USD
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• Fine lines / wrinkles / uneven skin tone

• Problematic skin types (blemishes / breakouts)

• Loss of firmness and elasticity

• Dark spots and UV damage

• Oxidative stress

A multi-tasking and deeply regenerating treatment cream that helps accelerate cell renewal and the recovery process while you sleep. It combines many innovative and advanced regenerative active ingredients to help repair skin damage, restructure, improve clarity and boost skin density while increasing moisture and elasticity. Formulated with anti-wrinkle marine glycobiology, collagen stimulators, oligo-elements, peptides, antioxidants, zinc gluconate, hyaluronic acid and moisture-replenishing extracts. Retinal Night Cream targets fine lines and wrinkles, blemishes, pigmentation and uneven texture for healthy, smooth and visibly youthful skin.

Powered by Retinaldehyde - an encapsulated and ultra stabilized bio-active form of Vitamin A that gradually and effectively converts to Retinoic Acid in the skin. Retinaldehyde is far less irritating compared to other Retinoids and is known to have strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. Retinaldehyde boosts and protects collagen, increases cell turnover and enhances barrier function.

Strength: Ultra-Strength Vitamin A. Perfect for those who are wanting to upgrade their high-strength retinol results and for advanced Retinoid users.
Texture: Lightweight Cream
Scent: Unscented and EO free but has a scent due to its active ingredients

• Retinaldehyde: 0.10% Encapsulated Retinaldehyde, this ultra-strength concentration of Vitamin A repairs connective tissue in the skin, boosts collagen synthesis for age defying benefits and increases elasticity while targeting fine lines, wrinkles, pigmentation and uneven skin texture. Retinaldehyde also balances sebaceous oil production shrinking the skin's pores to prevent them from getting clogged and inflamed. Retinaldehyde only needs one conversion in the skin to retinoic acid, whereas traditional retinol needs two. This means faster and more effective results with less redness and irritation*.

• White Willow Bark, Lactic Acid, Azelaic Acid and Fulvic Acid: Further help minimize pores, reduce acne scarring, sun spots and pigmentation*.

• Zinc Gluconate: Promotes skin healing, reduces hormonal effects on the skin and helps fight against acne*.

• Hydrolyzed Fucoidan: Laminaria Algae, acts as a repairing agent by stimulating metabolism of fibroblasts and collagen synthesis. Helps reverse the signs of aging by bringing back the skin’s structure and firmness*.

• Peptides: Help mimic the body’s own collagen production mechanism. This compensates for any collagen deficit in the skin and helps make the skin look younger, decrease wrinkles and helps create a lifting effect to the skin*.

• Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Niacinamide, Resveratrol: Powerful antioxidants, energize cell activity, help reduce sun damage,even out skin tone and improve hydration*.

• Oligosaccharides: Obtained from sweet white lupine and alfalfa, rich in low molecular weight glutaminated peptides promote synthesis of epidermal proteins and lipids, limits the trans epidermal water losses and reinforces the barrier function of the skin.

• COENZYME Q10: Helps improve the appearance of aging or UV-exposed skin*.

• Hyaluronic acid, Glycerine, Squalane, Aloe Ferox: Maintain skin barrier function and help restore optimum hydration by reaching deep down into the dermis. Increase softness and flexibility and decrease water loss*.

• Dragon's Blood resin: Provides strong anti-inflammatory properties that help protect skin cells, reduce redness and swelling*.

• Marigold: Calendula is rich in carotenoids, vitamin A pre-cursors, protects from free radicals which cause premature aging*.

• Marula, Kalahari Melon, Moringa, Baobab oils: Bio-available source of antioxidants, nutrients and Essentail Fatty Acids. They provide lipid nourishment to the skin barrier regulating cell function and improving the skin’s natural ability to retain moisture*. 

• Caffeine: Well researched for it’s skin-stimulating properties, contains antioxidants and polyphenols protecting the skin from free radical damage*.

* Test performed on ingredient

Use: PM Only. Application should be phased in gradually and only used overnight. For optimum results apply a large pea-sized amount over clean, dry face, neck and décolletage. Allow to absorb before applying a face oil or a moisturizer if needed. Use twice a week for the first 2 weeks, every other night for the next 2 weeks, then every night. Always use a broad spectrum SPF during the day while using this product.

Caution: For external use only. Discontinue use if irritation occurs. Not suitable for use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.

Aqua (Water), Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula)** Seed Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Retinal (Retinaldehyde), Squalane, Cyclodextrin, Pentylene Glycol, Glycerin, Butyrospermum Parkii, Cetyl Alcohol, Sorghum Bicolor Stalk Juice, Yeast Extract, Hydrolyzed fucoidan (Laminaria) Algae Extract, Rubus Chamaemorus (Cloud Berry) Seed Oil, Isoamyl Laurate, Glyceryl Oleate Citrate, Hydrolyzed Myrtus Communis Leaf Extract, Calendula Officinalis (Marigold) Flower Extract, Hyaluronic Acid, Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) Seed Extract, Hydrolyzed Lupine Protein, Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture (Swiss Apple Stem Cells), Xanthan Gum, Lecithin, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Niacinamide, Panthenol, Ubiquinone (CoQ10), Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile) Extract, Zinc Gluconate, Croton Lechleri (Dragon’s Blood) Resin Extract, Rosa-Senensis (Hibiscus) Extract, Resveratrol, Caffein, Adansonia Digitata (Baobab)** Oil, Citrillus Lanatus (Kalahari Melon)** Seed Oil, Schinziophyton Rautanenii (Mongongo)** Kernel Oil, Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos)* Tea Extract, Kigelia Africana** Extract, Cyclopia Genistoides (Honeybush)* Leaf Extract, Cucumis Sativus Extract, Arnica Cordifolia Extract, Salix Alba (Willow Bark) Extract, Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola)* Extract, Althaea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Extract, Lactic Acid, Azelaic Acid, Fulvic Acid, Rosa Moschata (Rosehip)* Seed Oil, Aloe Ferox* Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol.

*Organic, **Wild-Harvested, ethically and responsibly sourced. Vegan, Cruelty-Free. Formulated without parabens, phthalates, PEGs, SLSs, mineral oil, petrolatum, palm oil, synthetic colors, synthetic fragrances, animal components and GMOs.

Please be aware that ingredient lists may change or vary from time to time. For the most complete and up-to-date list of ingredients, please refer to the product packaging.

We are committed to reducing stress on the environment. All our boxes are made from 100% post-consumer paper. Retinal Night Cream comes in an airless, 100% recyclable PETG container. Once you are done with your product, please place it in the recycling bin.

• Helps minimize fine lines and wrinkles

• Triggers cellular regeneration

• Clarifies and brightens

• Enhances barrier function

• Targets all signs of aging

• Plumps, hydrates and smoothes the skin

“The Retinal Night Cream is a personal favorite. It really improves the texture of my combination skin overnight. Pores appear smaller, and it gives my skin that peaches, fresh tone. It diminishes fine lines without stinging sensation or sensitivity that classic Retinol products give me. It’s my personal to go to night product for beautiful, even toned, smooth skin. I can skin the foundation.”

International Fashion and Red Carpet Makeup Artist

“This retinal cream is an incredibly soothing and lightweight moisturizer. I first started using it 3x a week and quickly made my way up to every evening. It helps my skin feel smooth, reduces inflammation around my breakouts and really helps plump up my fine lines on my forehead. It’s pretty light, but my combo skin gets just the right amount of moisture. I imagine in the winter, I may layer a heavier cream on top. Absolutely love this one.“

From the bullet

“African Botanics Retinal Night Cream is a fragrance-free and silicone-free cream powered by retinaldehyde. So besides fine lines and wrinkles, it also targets blemishes, with little to no irritation. It has gentle exfoliants to improve the appearance of pores and pigmentation, and a blend of oils and fatty alcohols to lock in moisture. Retinaldehyde (retinal): The direct precursor to retinoic acid. It's not only stronger than retinol, it also works 11 times faster.”


“African Botanics, a brand birthed in South Africa, uses thoughtful and ethically sourced ingredients to create luxury products with highly effective results. This retinal night cream is filled with active anti-aging ingredients to boost collagen and increase skin elasticity overnight. Indulge in this before lights out time, then wake up with supple skin.“

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