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Overnight Retinol Powerbalm LEVEL 1 50ml

An award-winning retinol serum with 0.1% pure retinol and peptides that diminishes fine lines, brightens and reduces pigmentation. 

Suitable for
Acne, dull skin, dry skin, fine lines, mild scarring, loss of elasticity, pigmentation, general skin health and radiance

    Product details
    Product details

    When it comes to multi-functional ingredients, our RETINOL POWERBALM LEVEL 1 is an all-rounder. Designed to renew your skin while you sleep (in sync with the skin’s own natural healing processes), this supercharged formula stars pure 0.1% retinol and peptides– making it a great retinol for beginners. 


    For resurfacing and replenishing the skin, retinol is a ‘powerhouse’ ingredient and among the most sought-after in skincare (and why products like retinol are a firm fixture in many people’s regimes). Not only does it have a proven track record in plumping and firming the skin to diminish fine lines and wrinkles, retinol also brightens the complexion and treats acne prone skin while reducing acne scars and pigmentation in the process. 


    While Retinol helps promote healthy skin cell renewal, the formula is also infused with Dermapep™ (a potent peptide), Tripeptides 1 and Tetrapeptide 3, which work in conjunction with the retinol to stimulate collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid, refine skin texture and promoting a healthy glow. 


    “Our Retinol Powerbalm is one of our most popular products and for good reason. Inside each bottle is an exciting, highly effective and multi-functional formula of pure retinol and powerhouse peptides great for retinol beginners to increase radiance and skin firmness. Once customers’ skin gets used to this, they can then progress to Level 2 to see even more rapid results!” – Shelley Martin, Co-founder SKINICIAN 


    •    87% natural ingredients 

    •    Vegan and cruelty free skincare 

    •    Dermatologically tested 


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    *Please note, this product comes in an airless pump bottle and will take a several pumps before the product is dispensed on first use.

    Free from

    As a brand, we are keen to avoid questionable ingredients in our formulas. Therefore all of our skincare is paraben free, alcohol free, sulphate free, palm oil free, silicone free, mineral oil free and contains zero toxic chemicals.

    Overnight Retinol Powerbalm LEVEL 1 50ml


    Overnight Retinol Powerbalm LEVEL 1 50ml

    Long Lasting Results

    Overnight Retinol Powerbalm LEVEL 1 50ml



    Key ingredients

    Pure  Retinol

    Stimulates growth of dermal proteins, reduces the signs of ageing, and stimulates cell renewal. In a clinical study, 86% of women saw results in just 4 weeks. 


    A peptide that mimics Retinol to refine pores and stimulate collagen and elastin production 

    Tetrapeptide 3

    Stimulates the growth of collagen and elastin. Proven to provide fast wrinkle reduction within 28 days 

    Tripeptide 1

    Boosts collagen and elastin production. Proven to increase the skins natural healing process. 




    Aqua (Water) Eau), Butylene Glycol (hydrating), Glyceryl Stearate (skin conditioning), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter (anti-inflammatory/moisturising), Peg-100 Stearate (hydrating), Dimethicone (hydrating), Polyacrylamide (film former/thickener), Glycerin (moisturising), Retinol (Vitamin A), Tripeptide-1 (peptide – collagen boosting), Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3 (peptide – collagen boosting), Myristoyl Tripeptide-1 (Dermapep™ retinol mimicking peptide– collagen boosting), Allantoin (soothing), Isohexadecane (texture enhancer), C13-14 Isoparaffin (texture enhancer), Isododecane (emollient/softening), Laureth-7 (texture enhancer), C13-15 Alkane (emollient/softening), Citric Acid (anti-oxidant/exfoliating), Disodium Edta (preservative), Polysorbate 20 (emulsifier), Sodium Hydroxide (ph adjuster), Bht (anti-oxidant), Bha (anti oxidant), Dextran (hydrating), Benzyl Alcohol (preservative), Dehydroacetic acid (preservative), Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone (natural fragrance), Parfum (fragrance), Linalool (natural fragrance), Citronellol (natural fragrance).


    How do I use the Ageless Overnight Retinol Powerbalm?

    Retinol should only be used at night as an overnight treatment. After cleansing and toning, apply between two to three pumps to clean skin and allow it to absorb. If you have dry skin, follow with Advanced Restoring Night Cream. Discontinue use three to five days prior to waxing and seven days before intense sun exposure and skin resurfacing treatments. Alternatively, Ageless Overnight Retinol Powerbalm can be buffered with Advanced Restoring Night Cream to dilute strength and allow gradual introduction to retinol. 


    CAUTION: Due to the active nature of Retinol in this product, it is recommended that it is not used for at least 5 days prior to sun exposure, waxing or advanced exfoliating/peeling treatments. For External use only. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with the eyes (incase of contact rinse thoroughly with water)  


    Always wear a daily day cream with SPF when using this product as your skin can be more sensitive to sun exposure when using retinol. 


    How does retinol work? 

    Retinol is a gold standard ingredient in skincare because it alters the behaviour of skin cells, making them act in a more youthful manner including promoting the rate of healthy skin cell renewal. It is a form of Vitamin A, an ingredient that stimulates cell renewal whilst refining pores, firming skin and increasing skin hydration. Retinol will also improve skin elasticity and actively reduce pigmentation to improve skin tone.  


    Is it safe to use retinol whilst pregnant? 
    Due to the concentration of Retinol, this product is not safe for use during pregnancy or while breast feeding. 


    Can I start using retinol on my skin if I am in my 20’s? 
    As your skin cells should be renewing at a healthy level in your 20's, it is less likely that you need retinol in your skincare routine. However, we understand that lifestyle can have a huge impact on your skin or that you may wish to prevent premature ageing. If this is the case, then you would benefit by introducing retinol into your skincare routine 2-3 times per week to maintain a younger-looking complexion.  


    Can I use any exfoliating products on the same day as retinol? 

    No, we do not advise the use of other skin resurfacing products on the same day that you plan to use your Overnight Retinol Powerbalm. If you wish to use any other exfoliating products such as our Enzyme Peel or Facial Exfoliator, you should discontinue your Retinol Powerbalm two to three beforehand. 


    Why is SKINICIAN’s pure retinol better than others? 
    The SKINICIAN Overnight Retinol Powerbalm is formulated with pure retinol which has been clinically proven to be highly effective at targeting visible signs of ageing. Not all products are formulated with pure retinol and instead can contain a combination of milder, less effective retinoids that may not provide the same results. 


    Will retinol help acne? 
    Yes! If you suffer from either inflammatory or non-inflammatory acne, retinol is a great ingredient to add to your skincare regime. Retinol will help to unclog pores by increasing cell turnover and enable the skin to repair itself. It will also help to reduce post-inflammatory pigmentation from breakouts and reduce scarring from previous acne breakouts. 

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