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Dermalogica Overnight Retinol Repair

Dermalogica

Overnight Retinol Repair

Item #: 2291791 Size: 1.0 oz

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Concentrated customizable nighttime retinol treatment cream that accelerates skin renewal and reduces the appearance of skin aging. Active 0.5% microencapsulated pure retinol helps increase collagen production and cell turnover. Powerful peptides and antioxidant vitamin C help fight signs of aging including uneven skin tone and discoloration. Formulated with a clinically-proven bioenergized Copper amino acid complex shown to reduce visible wrinkles and improve skin firmness.

Includes a moisturizing Buffer Cream (0.5 oz.) to help acclimate skin to this highly-active form of retinol.

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For best results, mix one part Overnight Retinol Repair with up to three parts Buffer Cream and apply to cleansed skin at night, when cell renewal is at its prime. Once your skin is acclimated, you may use Overnight Retinol Repair alone, prior to or mixed with your prescribed Dermalogica moisturizer.
Overnight Retinol Repair: Water/Aqua/Eau, Squalane, Glycerin, C14-22 Alcohols, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Xylitylglucoside, Retinol, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Ceramide 3, Xylitol, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, Copper Lysinate/Prolinate, Glucose, Cetyl Palmitate, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Methylglucoside Phosphate, Tetradecyl Aminobutyroylvalylaminobutyric Urea Trifluoroacetate, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Anhydroxylitol, Magnesium Chloride, C12-20 Alkyl Glycoside, Polysorbate 20, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Sodium Hydroxide, Aminomethyl Propanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Linalool, Citronellol, Geraniol, Phenoxyethanol.

Buffer Cream: Water/Aqua/Eau, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Butylene Glycol, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Cetyl Caprylate, PEG-8, Stearic Acid, Dimethicone, Cetyl Dimethicone, Glyceryl Stearate, Lactamide MEA, PEG-100 Stearate, Cetyl Alcohol, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Sodium PCA, Carbomer, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Aminomethyl Propanol, Ethanolamine, Phenoxyethanol.

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DermalogicaOvernight Retinol Repair
 
4.7

(based on 14 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (10)
  • Easy to use (8)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • Good value (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (8)
  • Women (5)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (4)
  • Men (3)
  • Oily skin (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (9), Beauty conscious (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (4), 30 minutes (3)

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5.0

Great!

By Anthony's Mom

from Fort Worth, TX

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Effective
  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
    • firming

    Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Retinol Repair:

    In under a week I can already see a marked difference

    • Skin Type:
    • Oily
    • Age:
    • 45-59

    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    I can definitely tell a difference!

    By Nikki

    from Indiana

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

    • Irritates Skin

    Best Uses

    • Enlarged Pores
    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Retinol Repair:

    Ok. So I am in my mid-30's and I am dealing with hormonal stubborn acne plus attempting to take preventative care of my skin. Retinol is tricky. Very tricky. This retinol product does come with a buffer cream which is brilliant. The purpose of the buffer cream is to allow you to adjust the amount of retinol being applied to your skin, while also having enough product cover your face....if that makes sense. Per instructions you should start out using a ratio of 3:1 I believe. So 3 parts buffer cream and 1 part retinol. I put the creams on the back of my hand and mix them together to make one cream and apply to my face focusing on my forehead, lower cheeks, chin, jawline and neck while avoiding the creases of my nose, eye and lip area. I started out only using it every other day, for about 2 weeks and have just recently started using it every day, but I am still only using a 3:1 ratio (thereabout) and only in the evenings. You will find some flaking and dryness in certain areas, I think it's to be expected. I also use moisturizer morning and evening. The trick is finding what works for you with how much to use and how often to use it. Per reviews, start light and let your skin adjust and slowly increase retinol over time. If you happen to run out of buffer cream and haven't graduated to using only retinol I believe it is safe to use your favorite Dermalogica moisturizer as a substitute.
    I can definitely tell a difference in the health, appearance, liveliness, tone and condition of my skin. I believe overall this is the result of all of the Dermalogica products I've recently begun as a new skin care routine within the last month. But if I skip a few days of retinol I can definitely tell a difference :)

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 30-44

    (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Trying is believing

    By Classy chick

    from Texas

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Moisturizes
    • Non-Greasy
    • Softens Skin
    • Soothes Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

      Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Retinol Repair:

      Use every night for great results

      • Skin Type:
      • Normal
      • Age:
      • 45-59

      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      second purchase......Love it, lasted almost a year!

      By Ultagirl

      from Long Beach MS

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Retinol Repair:

      Great results,

      • Skin Type:
      • Normal
      • Age:
      • 45-59

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Love, love this product! Saw an improvement in my skin ASAP

      By MA

      from St George, Ut

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Tightens and smooths skin

      Cons

      • Bad Smell

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Enlarged Pores
      • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
      • Redness/ Blotchiness
      • Uneven Skin Tone

      Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Retinol Repair:

      I use this product every night after cleansing with clarisonic Mia 2 (which I purchased and LOVE MY MIA). It greatly improved my skin. Received many compliments! Highly recommend both products mentioned above!

      • Skin Type:
      • Dry
      • Age:
      • 60+

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Love this product

      By Kit

      from Mn

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Men
        • Oily Skin
        • On-the-go
        • Women

        Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Retinol Repair:

        I was going to go in and get laser treatment. My face was looking aged. I used this product and in the first week I looked awesome. I didn't make the expensive lazer treatment_

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 10 Minutes

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        OMG

        By Beautyqueen

        from Boston MA

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Lightweight
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Women

          Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Retinol Repair:

          I had received a sample of this from my facialist, I tried it and noticed an immediate difference, my skin felt smoother after the first use. This is now a part of my nightly routine.

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 30 Minutes

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          One of the most effective serums I've ever used

          By j

          from ohio

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective

          Cons

          • Cost

          Best Uses

          • Ageing Skin
          • Daily Use
          • Women

          Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Retinol Repair:

          Seems to have some wrinkle reduction immediately, and over time. This is the most effective wrinkle treatment I've ever used, and I've tried plenty!

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 1+ Hour

          (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love!!

          By Nichole

          from Coral Springs, FL

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Good Value
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Retinol Repair:

            I am absolutely in love with this product! I used to use the prescription Retin-A, but that would sometimes irritate my skin and give it a shiny look. I switched to this treatment and it is exactly what i needed! It Since it is a bit more mild, my skin doesn't get irritated so i can consistently use it every night. By now I already finished the buffer cream, so i mix it with a moisturizer and Im loving the results! My pores are looking smaller, scars are fading and skin is looking smoother. I have been falling in love with the entire Age Smart line.

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 30 Minutes

            (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            worth the price!

            By Ultafan

            from Long Beach MS

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Good Value
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Retinol Repair:

                using every other night for 2 months, mixing with buffer cream, eased into applying alone. I'm very self-conscious of my dark spots and I've noticed sagging and dull tone since turning 50. My recent switch to dermalogica (precleanse, daily microexfoliant, multiactive toner) had been improving my skin but the overnight retinol repair was the missing link! dark spots disappearing, tighter skin and a fresh glow WITHOUT makeup. Enjoying the sample of Age Smart Multivitamin Power serum on the nights I don't use the Retinol. Next purchase!

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 30 Minutes

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                • Q:

                  I currently use the Age Smart Overnight Repair Serum. Can this be used in conjunction with that? If so, do you recommending using both together or each on separate nights?
                  Asked on 6/20/2016 by Dawn from Seattle, WA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend using these products on alternate nights. We do not recommend layering these products. During the day we recommend using Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF50 and avoiding direct sunlight.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 6/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  Can I use this every night?
                  Asked on 5/24/2016 by Sweet Cheeks from Chapin S.C.

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, you may use this product every night as long as you do not develop sensitivity. If you do we recommend using it every other night with the buffer cream. Be sure to always wear sunscreen during the day when using retinol products.

                    Thank you,
                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 5/25/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  Can you use this every night?
                  Asked on 5/23/2016 by Sweet Cheeks from Chapin S.C.

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Overnight Retinol Repair can be used every night as long as your skin can tolerate it. It is suggested that you mix Overnight Retinol Repair with the buffer cream to allow your skin to become used to the retinol in this product. If dryness or redness become an issue we recommend using every other night.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 5/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  I have been using this for a week and my dark marks have gotten much darker. What do I do? Is this temporary?
                  Asked on 4/14/2016 by Hayley from Ma

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. It is normal to experience darkening of pigmentation while it comes to the surface before lightening. We recommend to keep using Overnight Retinol Repair at night and C-12 Pure Bright Serum under moisturizer and sunscreen during the day. Be careful to stay out of the sun and wear a hat during daylight hours.

                    Kindest Regards,
                    The Education Team

                    Answered on 4/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  How should this product be used in conjunction with the Daily Resurfacer?
                  Asked on 4/5/2016 by Barbara from AZ

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. You may use these products on alternating nights or you may use Daily Resurfacer in the morning as long as dryness or sensitivity does not develop. Be sure to use SPF daily and avoid direct sunlight while using Overnight Retional Repair.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 4/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  I use a topical acne product at night that contains benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin. Could I use this product after I put on my topical acne gel?
                  Asked on 4/3/2016 by Jana from Michigan

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Please do not use Overnight Retinol Repair with any of your acne products. We do not recommend using this product while using topical medication for acne.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 4/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  I have acne prone skin and for the most part it stays clear. Will this help with blemishes and the post acne marks it leaves behind? I have a section on my cheek that are little brown spots from past blemishes.
                  Asked on 3/29/2016 by Emmaline from winston salem

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Yes this product will help to lighten pigmentation. We recommend using C-12 Pure Bright Serum every morning under your sunscreen to maximize benefits.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 3/29/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  I have sensitive skin and have used prescription retinol before ( tretanoin cream .5% ) and it made my face feel and look really weird and tight...and peeled very badly. I even used moisturizer with it. Is there is difference between this retinol cream and a prescription retinol cream? I know it comes with a buffer cream but I'm just talking about the retinol part.
                  Asked on 3/24/2016 by Sassy and Classy from Winston Salem, NC

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Our retinol is mixed with peptides and is slightly hydrating however, the action of retinol may cause redness and peeling if your skin is sensitive. We recommend mixing it with the buffer cream ongoing to prevent over sensitizing your skin.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 3/24/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  Will this product help with fine lines around the mouth and between the eyebrows?
                  Asked on 3/3/2016 by MelTells from NorCal

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Overnight Retinol Repair will help with fine lines, wrinkle, uneven skin tone and all signs of premature aging. You may also target problem areas with MAP-15 Regenerater. Be sure to always wear sunscreen during the day and keep skin hydrated with AntiOxidant HydraMist to reduce sensitivity.
                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 3/3/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  how long i can use this product for years? if i dont have problem of darkspots ?can i use it twice or ? aweek
                  Asked on 1/29/2016 by saharhassan87 from sandieg,ca

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. You may use this product on going. If you would like to only use it a few times a week that is ok. Remember to always wear sunscreen during the day, we recommend Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF50.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 2/3/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
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