r-Retinoate® Day & Night
Youth Activating Cream Day & Night
A luxe multi-step serum featuring retinyl retinoate, a pioneering derivative of vitamin A. r-Retinoate Day & Night interlaces revolutionary science with a sublime formulation, to create a sensorial experience with visible anti-ageing results.
- KEY BENEFITS
- Skin looks clearer, brighter and revitalised; ultimately more youthful. Improvements become even more remarkable over time with continued use.
- Improved visible tone, texture and skin radiance. The complexion is left illuminated and gifted with a silken touch.
- Key Ingredients
- Retinyl Retinoate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Vitamin C), Hyaluronic Acid & Vitamin E
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We usually offer a 30-Day Returns Policy
Purchase direct from Medik8.com with confidence, and definitely no hassle. If you’re unhappy with your purchase for any reason, we simply ask that any product is returned to us at least half full within 30 days after purchase. We understand this may be more difficult during this COVID-19 period so have extended our policy. We still ask that you contact us to gain a returns number within the 30 day period, but we understand you may not be able to physically return to us until outside this period and that’s absolutely fine.
Please remember, when returning any kit item (including any custom CSA kits), you must return the entire set. You will then receive a full product refund (to the same payment method used for purchase) or product exchange as you prefer.
Simply contact us for a returns number and upon eventual receipt of your product when things are up and running again, we will issue you with a refund.
Please note that if you have purchased your Medik8 products via one of our stockists, you will need to arrange your return with them directly in accordance with their own returns policy.
We reserve the right to amend or cancel this promotional returns policy at any time.
Aqua (Water), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Heptyl Undecylenate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Methylpropanediol, Polylactic Acid, Cetearyl Olivate, Sodium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate, Cetearyl Isononanoate, Distarch Phosphate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sorbitan Olivate, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Retinyl Retinoate, Glycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Cholesteryl Nonanoate, Disodium EDTA, Hydroxyacetophenone, Canola Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Phenylpropanol, Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Fruit Extract, 3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Sodium Metabisulfite, BHT, Sodium Hydroxide, Trideceth-10.*Although we try our best to ensure this list of ingredients is accurate there may be product upgrades from time to time, or slight variants between different regions based on local laws, meaning the only definitive ingredient list is that which is printed on the product packaging.
A true breakthrough in anti-ageing skincare
8x more powerful than retinol
r-Retinoate visibly reduces fine lines and wrinkles, evens skin tone, and smooths rough skin for a more youthful appearance. Proven to deliver results from just 4 weeks .
 Pangaea Laboratories, r-Retinoate Day & Night, Medik8 User Trial, 2016
Luxe Multi-Step Serum
r-Retinoate combines vitamin A with tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate, a stabilised, gentle form of vitamin C. Enhancing visible skin luminosity, as well as antioxidant protection, vitamin A and C steps are now intertwined.*
*r-Retinoate Day & Night now features the equivalent level of vitamin C in C-Tetra serum.
Morning Vitamin A
Retinyl retinoate is photostable, meaning it doesn’t break down in sunlight like traditional forms of vitamin A. This means you can use it confidently both morning and night.
How to use it
Blend r-Retinoate Day & Night evenly across face, neck and décolletage.
Can be used Day & Night
Patch testing prior to use is advised. Refer to medik8.co/patch for an in-depth guide to patch testing.
Our ingredient choices—the forms, what we include, and what we don't—are all made based on what you really need.
8 times more powerful than retinol  and stable both day and night, this non-irritating vitamin A helps to stimulate collagen synthesis and supports the regeneration of skin cells.
 H. Kim, Synthesis and in vitro biological activity of retinyl retinoate, a novel hybrid retinoid derivative, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 2008, 15;16(12), pp 6387-93
With a unique ability to attract and retain more than 1,000 times its own weight in water, hyaluronic acid draws moisture from the air into the skin to provide intense hydration.
A lipid-soluble antioxidant that is naturally present in the skin, vitamin E helps to protect the skin from free radicals and regenerates vitamin C for optimum power.
An exceptional antioxidant, this stabilised form of vitamin C protects the skin from harmful free radicals while helping to stimulate collagen production for a youthful complexion.
What we choose not to include
- No Artificial Fragrance
- No Synthetic Colours
- No Phthalates
- Paraben Free
- Vegan Friendly
- Alcohol Free
Hear from the experts
“Retinyl retinoate is one of the only forms of vitamin A which is active in sunlight; able to be used in both the morning and the evening. That means you can get vitamin A benefits at both ends of the day. Retinyl retinoate is particularly great for protecting our delicate collagen molecules from degrading in UV light. With enhanced levels of vitamin C in r-Retinoate Day & Night, we also protect the skin from harmful free radical damage.”
Director of Research
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