Obagi Retinol 0.5 is ideal for new retinol users or less tolerant skin or to condition skin prior to using Obagi Retinol 1.0.
This entrapped form of retinol is gradually released, refining the appearance of skin texture and tone for clearer-looking skin with minimal irritation.
Obagi Retinol 0.5 effectively and gradually minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
Retinol is an ideal solution for those interested in a topical retinoid that does not require a prescription. Retinol refines the appearance of skin texture and tone for clearer-looking skin.
Extensive research shows that in addition to sunscreens, topical retinoids are the most important treatment to combat and reverse the signs of ageing, including hyper-pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles, and skin roughness.
Directions to use:
Once daily in the evening, apply a pearl-size amount to the face and gently smooth until absorbed.
Water (Aqua), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glyceryl Stearate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Butylene Glycol, Stearic Acid, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Polysorbate 60, Stearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Retinol, Polysorbate 20, Dimethicone, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, Cyclohexasiloxane, Sorbitol BHT, Bisabolol, Allyl Methacrylates Crosspolymer, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Disodium EDTA, Triethanolamine, Carbomer, Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol.
Do not use retinol products if you are pregnant or lactating. Do not use if taking prescription acne medication, or if undergoing a skin peeling regimen.
Broad-spectrum sun protection is a must when retinol is part of your skincare regimen. As a precaution, retinol products should not be used by pregnant women, or women who intend to become pregnant in the near future. Though there are no reports of topical retinol having any negative effect on fetal development, some problems have been reported with ingested retinoic acid.