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Dermadoctor Poetry in Lotion Intensive 1% Retinol

Dermadoctor

Poetry in Lotion Intensive 1% Retinol

Item #: 2204192 Size: 1.0 oz

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Let your skin be your muse as retinol helps make your complexion appear more vibrant, youthful and fabulous. This patent-pending formulation contains 1% microencapsulated retinol blended with a calming and hydrating complex to help you fall in love with retinol all over again. Dermatologist tested & approved, allergy tested, hypoallergenic, non irritating, non comedogenic, fragrance free, dye free, no animal testing. Patent pending. Formulated & filled in the U.S.A.

Retinol 1% is well versed in helping improve the appearance of:
  • Fine lines
  • Wrinkles
  • Age spots
  • Skin discoloration
  • RIPT (patch testing) study performed upon 53 volunteers both male and female, ages 18-59 found no evidence of sensitization (redness, dryness or irritation) during the study.
High potency product. Apply sparingly. Limit initial use to no more than every other night. Increase to nightly use as tolerated. Wait 20 minutes after washing to apply a pea-sized amount to clean, dry skin at bedtime. Avoid simultaneous application of other topical treatments/moisturizers in order to reduce the risk of dryness or irritation of the skin.

Precautions: For external use only. Do not get into eyes. Keep out of reach of children.

Sunburn Alert: This product contains Retinol that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a broad spectrum SPF 30 sunscreen, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards. Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
Aqua (water), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cyclopentasiloxane, Glycerin, Allyl Methacrylates Crosspolymer, Glyceryl Stearate, Stearic Acid, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Polysorbate 60, Stearyl Alcohol, Retinol, Cyclohexasiloxane, Sorbitol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Polysorbate 20, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Glyceryl Acrylate/ Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Butylene Glycol, Boswellia Serrata Extract, Carbomer, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Triethanolamine, Bisabolol, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Evodia Rutaecarpa Fruit Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Hypericum Perforatum (St. John¿s Wort) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Leontopodium Alpinum (Edelweiss) Extract, Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) Flower Extract, Plantago Lanceolata Leaf Extract, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Sambucus Nigra (Elderberry) Flower Extract, Spiraea Ulmaria (Meadowsweet) Flower Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Beta-Glucan, Caffeine, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, PEG-60 Almond Glycerides, Phytosphingosine, Propylene Glycol, Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid, Oleanolic Acid, Ceramide 2, Arginine, Leucine, Lysine, Taurine, Tyrosine, Valine, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, BHT, Hexylene Glycol.

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DermadoctorPoetry in Lotion Intensive 1% Retinol
 
3.8

(based on 33 reviews)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (15)
  • Noticeable results (12)
  • Evens out skin tone (11)
  • Improves skin texture (11)
  • Minimizes wrinkles (11)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (4)
  • Dries out skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Fine lines (11)
  • Sun damage (10)
  • Bedtime (9)
  • Deep wrinkles (8)
  • Oily/combination skin (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (13), Budget shopper (11)

Reviewed by 33 customers

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5.0

One of my Favorites

By Maybaby

from Utah

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Long Lasting
  • Not Greasy
  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Bedtime

    Comments about Dermadoctor Poetry in Lotion Intensive 1% Retinol:

    I often get told I look younger than I am after using this product.

     
    5.0

    Be careful of where you place the cream

    By Nancy B

    from Las Vegas, NV

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Bedtime

      Comments about Dermadoctor Poetry in Lotion Intensive 1% Retinol:

      I have noticed a difference in the fine lines and wrinkles. However, I did put it on under my eyes and the skin looked like it was chapped and swollen. I had to wait about 4 days for it to clear up back to normal. I would suggest not putting it to close to the skin under the eye but I still use it very sparingly and since have had no problems.

       
      5.0

      Impressed!

      By Corporate Mom

      from Portland, OR

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Not Greasy
      • Works On Fine Lines

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Bedtime

        Comments about Dermadoctor Poetry in Lotion Intensive 1% Retinol:

        Seems to work well on fine lines and wrinkles. I am impressed with the results after 2 weeks

         
        5.0

        It works great

        By Shadow

        from Fort Myers,Florida

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Dermadoctor Poetry in Lotion Intensive 1% Retinol:

        I use this product faithfully.
        Strongest retinol without prescription.
        Can not find anything that is wrong with this product. Price is well worth it to me. I see
        Great results.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        works

        By sharonFL43

        from Sunny, Florida

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Bedtime

          Comments about Dermadoctor Poetry in Lotion Intensive 1% Retinol:

          I have used this for 2 years and everyone thinks I am younger then I am. I look at pictures from 2 years ago and I can see a change in my depth of wrinkles and all fine lines are gone. When I get a new bottle the 1st couple times it burns but after the fourth day the burning is gone.

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Derma doctor product

          By mwelchhall

          from albuquerque nm

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • None for me

          Cons

          • Tremendous Irritation

          Best Uses

          • Bedtime
          • Under foundation

          Comments about Dermadoctor Poetry in Lotion Intensive 1% Retinol:

          Tremendous irritation all purchases used
          from this line...made 2 attempts 10 days apart...same results...sent email to Ulta, recv'd no response. I was only able to return one item that was unopened. I will not be making any future purchases from Ulta

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          me some DermaDoctor

          By MsCarey

          from Leander, Texas

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Acne Control
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Long Lasting
          • Moisturizes Well
          • Not Greasy
          • Softens Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne Serum
            • Bedtime

            Comments about Dermadoctor Poetry in Lotion Intensive 1% Retinol:

            I only use this product every other nite & that is just enough to keep my skin looking & feeling wonderful.
            I suffer from adult acne (hormonal kind) & I love that this product keeps my acne under control. I've been able to stop using harsh products (like proActiv) & even discontinue using any acne serum. So it my seem a bit pricey to begin with, but in the long run its not. I use this 1 product in place of 3 others I have been loyal to for years.

            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Very satisfied and hopeful...

            By JoJo

            from Kansas City, MO

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Age Spots
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Long Lasting
            • Moisturizes Well
            • Not Greasy
            • Softens Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Dermadoctor Poetry in Lotion Intensive 1% Retinol:

                I used to worship the sun every chance I got. Now that I'm 47, it's REALLY starting to show. Over the past couple of years my skin/appearance has gone downhill fast. I've made so many impulse buys for age spot and wrinkle products, in a desperate attempt to, at least, mask the damage. But to no avail, nothing seems to work and I just don't have the patience or the money to use some expensive, long drawn out regimen. As of late, I'd really noticed my age spots were a lot more prominent and my skin, in general, just makes me look older than I am. I was desperate...

                So a couple weeks ago I was at my local Ulta, looking at some more age spot/wrinkle products, when a sales girl approached me. I was instantly annoyed because I didn't want to engage in conversation and have someone trying to "sell me" on more than I was prepared to invest. But I hesitantly obliged and confessed why I was there. She asked if she could suggest something over in the cosmetics department. I instantly thought "Great, she's going to try to sell me $300 worth of skin care products that I can't afford and won't have the patience to use". But she handed me this ONE product and said that's all I need. She began telling me of the wonderful powers of Retinol. Of course, I'd heard of it, but I'd never dabbled in its magic before. She suggested that I give it a try and assured me that I didn't have to buy the whole line to see a difference in my skin. That was two weeks ago and I plan on stopping by Ulta to find her and give her a big hug, as soon as I get a chance.

                No, my age spots aren't gone... but I can definitely tell they're fading. I have one large spot on my cheek that's going to take a while, I'm sure, but I can already tell that its more subdued... and the rest of my face has taken on a very noticable, smoother, more even toned appearance. I feel so much better about the way I look! I haven't had any irritation and I've been using it pretty much on a daily basis (apparently, I don't have super sensitive skin?). I'm not sure if it's my skin or my regimen? I don't really do anything special, I don't think... but if it helps anyone else, I wash, use a toner, let my face dry, use the Poetry in Lotion, and then I go back later before I crawl in bed and put CereVe moisturizing lotion PM on my face (Great stuff, by the way, but I plan on trying the Dermadoctor Wrinkle Revenge soon). In the morning my skin looks and feels so smooth and healthy. I love this stuff! Well worth the money, in my opinion.

                (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                not sure...

                By sandra the wino

                from new jersey

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Feels A Bit Dry
                  • Hard To Use The Pump Appl

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Dermadoctor Poetry in Lotion Intensive 1% Retinol:

                    The pump applicator ids hard to use, and doesn't pymp enough out for a full face, so I end up pumping about 5 times.

                    (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Caused Skin to Peel

                    By Nell

                    from Grandville, MI

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Dermadoctor Poetry in Lotion Intensive 1% Retinol:

                    I purchased several products in this line, and after using for a day or two, my skin started burning and it eventually peeled. I returned all the products I purchased, as I was not sure if it was one product or another that was causing the burn.

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                    • Q:

                      can I use this product in conjunction with the dermadoctor ain't misbehavin cleanser since the cleanser already has aha/bha in it?
                      Asked on 1/14/2015 by marilyn from US

                      2 answers

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        You can certainly use Poetry in Lotion in conjunction with Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser; for best results, limit initial use to no more than every other night as your skin's tolerance adjusts. Only a pea-size amount is needed. Wait 20 minutes after cleansing to apply to completely bare, dry skin at bedtime. Avoid simultaneous application of other topical treatments/moisturizers in order to reduce the risk of dryness or irritation of the skin. Be sure to wear broad spectrum SPF 30 or more during the daytime, as use of retinol and glycolic acid can make your skin more susceptible to sun damage. We hope this helps!

                        Answered on 1/21/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        You can certainly use Poetry in Lotion in conjunction with Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser; for best results, limit initial use to no more than every other night as your skin's tolerance adjusts. Only a pea-size amount is needed. Wait 20 minutes after cleansing to apply to completely bare, dry skin at bedtime. Avoid simultaneous application of other topical treatments/moisturizers in order to reduce the risk of dryness or irritation of the skin. Be sure to wear broad spectrum SPF 30 or more during the daytime, as use of retinol and glycolic acid can make your skin more susceptible to sun damage. We hope this helps!

                        Answered on 1/21/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      can I use this product around my eyes ?? and how often ?
                      Asked on 11/6/2014 by Norma from Oregon/Hawaii

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        We recommend avoiding the eye area to prevent irritation. This product is safe for use on the face; apply sparingly. Limit initial use to no more than every other night. Gradually increase frequency of use to every night as tolerated.

                        Answered on 11/10/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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