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Advanced Retinol Concentrated Serum

StriVectin

Advanced Retinol Concentrated Serum

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The Power Source Against Aging.

Highest and fastest acting level of retinol in the Advanced Retinol Collection. After one application of this lightweight serum, skin is brighter, smoother, more hydrated, with the appearance of pores reduced. Use with the rest of the AR Retinol Collection products for a multi-action regimen against all signs of anti-aging. Accelerate the benefits of retinol with no irritation.

Proven to:

  • Reduce the appearance of deep-set wrinkles and fine lines
  • Hydrate and deeply nourishes skin
  • Improve skin firmness to restore a youthful contour
  • Even tone and leaves complexion radiant
  • Refine and smoothes skin texture
  • Decrease large pores


Paraben free, NIA-114, non-comedogenic.

Apply to clean face before moisturizer in the AM and PM. Using a circular motion, gently massage in until completely absorbed. For best results, follow with StriVectin AR Day or Night.

Precautions: For external use only. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid eye contact. If product comes into contact with the eyes, flush well with water. Discontinue use if signs of irritation or rash appear.
Aqua (Water, Eau), Cyclopentasiloxane, Glycerin, Myristyl Nicotinate, Polysorbate 20, Dimethicone, Isopentyldiol, Olive Oil PEG-7 Esters, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Retinol , Retinyl Palmitate,  Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-12, Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Yeast Polysaccharides, Ceramide NG, Rosa Multiflora Fruit Extract, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Bisabolol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, PEG-10 Rapeseed Sterol, Sorbitan Oleate, Tribehenin, Tocopherol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Xanthan Gum, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate,  Polysorbate 80, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Butylene Glycol, Lactic Acid, Isohexadecane, Disodium EDTA, Caprylyl Glycol, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Polysilicone-11, VP/VA Copolymer, BHT, BHA, Sorbic Acid, Phenoxyethanol ,  Mica, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

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StriVectinAdvanced Retinol Concentrated Serum
 
4.4

(based on 25 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (13)
  • Moisturizes (9)
  • Non-greasy (9)
  • Softens skin (9)
  • Soothes skin (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (16)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (11)
  • Women (6)
  • Uneven skin tone (4)
  • Enlarged pores (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (8), Brand buyer (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Dry (5), Combination (3), Normal (3)

Reviewed by 25 customers

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5.0

I will buy this again

By JoanneW.

from Imlay City, MI

About Me Beauty Expert

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes
  • Non-Greasy
  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Enlarged Pores
    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

    Comments about StriVectin Advanced Retinol Concentrated Serum:

    For at least 10 years I have been using StriVectin skincare products, getting closer to age 50, I decided to try this "Advanced Retinol Concentrated Serum" and I love it, its a lot less greasy feeling then the "SD Advanced Intensive Concentrate", which I also love and have been using for at least 10 yrs. I am 47 and don't look a day over 37, my skin looks and feels great! Start your skincare EARLY, IN YOUR TEENS, you won't be sorry later on.

    • Skin Type:
    • Normal
    • Age:
    • 45-59
     
    5.0

    I love this product, my skin looked better after the first u

    By n/a

    from Marrero, LA

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Moisturizes
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

      Comments about StriVectin Advanced Retinol Concentrated Serum:

      I use it morning & night, my skin improved after first use. I have no complaints.

      • Skin Type:
      • Dry
      • Age:
      • 60+
       
      5.0

      wrinkle buster

      By sannta

      from Utah

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Moisturizes
      • Softens Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about StriVectin Advanced Retinol Concentrated Serum:

        use morning and night

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

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I really like it! Seems to give almost instant results!

        By Jr

        from Illinois

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about StriVectin Advanced Retinol Concentrated Serum:

          Use it every morning before my day cream.

          • Age:
          • 60+
           
          4.0

          First time I tried it, like it. Will buy again.

          By Jr

          from Illinois

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about StriVectin Advanced Retinol Concentrated Serum:

            Have been using it twice a day for a week, seems to help fine lines. Will try at least one ,ore tube.

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

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            I had a very bad allergic reaction to this with a rash on my

            By Dede

            from Franklin lakes NJ

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Irritates Skin

              Best Uses

              • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

              Comments about StriVectin Advanced Retinol Concentrated Serum:

              Can I return this for another product?

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination
              • Age:
              • 60+
               
              5.0

              I've used this product for years and will continue to use.

              By YR

              from McAllen, Tx

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

                Comments about StriVectin Advanced Retinol Concentrated Serum:

                I use this product daily.

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                • Age:
                • 60+

                (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                LOVE IT!

                By Niclepicle

                from Maine

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

                  Comments about StriVectin Advanced Retinol Concentrated Serum:

                  Got samples at Ulta after a purchase... gave it a try and now I'm hooked! Listen... It doesn't make me look 20 years younger, but my skin is delicately better since using these products!!

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

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Expensive but worth it

                  By Amy

                  from Oklahoma

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Smells Great
                  • Softens Skin

                  Cons

                  • Very expensive product that never goes on sale.

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about StriVectin Advanced Retinol Concentrated Serum:

                  I use it in the am and the pm for maximum results.

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

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Lov eit

                  By Donna

                  from T,

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about StriVectin Advanced Retinol Concentrated Serum:

                    Good produce. Will but again

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

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                    • Q:

                      which would be most important/effective if I had to choose only one...this serum or the intensive retinol night cream?
                      Asked on 1/24/2018 by EAnnWood from Mobile Alabama

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Both are potent and highly effective. The Intensive Night Moisturizer is going to have the extra benefit of hydration and moisturization. However, if you already use a moisturizer, then the serum is great as it will layer underneath. If you use both, you'll see better, faster results.

                        Answered on 1/24/2018 by Brand Expert from StriVectin
                    • Q:

                      Hi,

                      looking to understand the top 3 products you sell for forehand wrinkles? I have read a lot of reviews on products and have been to the stores, but there are so many to choose from. Open to Ulta's feedback.

                      Thanks,
                      ~Amy
                      Asked on 1/17/2018 by Wrinkles from Chicago IL

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        While Advanced Retinol Concentrated Serum is certainly a great option because it targets multiple concerns, to specifically target wrinkles, we recommend our Wrinkle Recode Line Transforming Melting Serum. We saw improvements in deep wrinkles in just 7 days! Its a melting serum so make sure you warm it in your hands prior to application but you will love the results!

                        Answered on 1/17/2018 by Brand Expert from StriVectin
                    • Q:

                      Having acne prone skin andbusing this product how long will it take for me to see results and will it help prevent future breakouts?
                      Asked on 12/30/2016 by Bb from Calabasas, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The results will be dependent on the amount and consistency of use but through our clinical trials, results were seen after 4 weeks and even stronger results after 8 weeks. The presence of our patented NIA-114 molecule, which strengthens the skin barrier, can aid in helping acne prone skin.

                        Answered on 1/3/2017 by Brand Expert from StriVectin
                    • Q:

                      Will this product help to even skin tone? I have a couple of stubborn age spots I am trying to lightenblightenb.
                      Asked on 11/19/2016 by Lori from Ri

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this product helps to increase the speed of cell turnover, exfoliate and even skin tone.

                        Answered on 11/23/2016 by Brand Expert from StriVectin
                    • Q:

                      Can the concentrated Retinol serum and overnight resurfacing serum be used together?
                      Asked on 4/30/2016 by Tosha from O'Fallon, IL

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Tosha. We recommend alternating days of use between the products.

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

                      what is the percentage of retinol
                      Asked on 2/8/2016 by paula

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        We don't release the percentage of Retinol in the product or any of our ingredients for that matter because they are proprietary. We created a formula to maximize the benefits of Retinol in a non-prescription skincare product.

                        Answered on 2/9/2016 by Brand Expert from StriVectin
                    • Q:

                      1) I am 59 and need to limit my purchasing to one serum and one moisturizer for the face. What is the best serum and moisturizer for sagging skin and deep wrinkles?
                      Asked on 12/24/2015 by Thrifty

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        We recommend pairing our Tightening Face Serum with our SD Advanced Intensive Concentrate for Wrinkles to help you address loss of firmness and deep wrinkles.

                        Answered on 12/28/2015 by Brand Expert from StriVectin
                    • Q:

                      what products do u recommend for wrinkles the ones around my eyes are horrible
                      Asked on 10/21/2015 by mistie from post falls ID

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      After just one application of this I feel like I need to exfoliate like crazy. If I am using this and exfoliating carefully, will I eventually see smoother skin? How long does it take to reach a point of feeling like I am seeing renewed skin and that this product has reached its full potential?
                      Asked on 9/1/2015 by Undoing the damage of yesteryear from SLC, Utah

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Because Retinol drives cell turnover, exfoliating skin isn't really necessary. However, as long as you use a gentle exfoliant and only exfoliate 2-3 times a week, you could work it in. Regarding seeing results, your skin will feel differently usually within 7-10 days with significant improvements in the appearance of wrinkles, skin firmness and overall visible aging seen in 8-12 weeks.

                        Answered on 9/2/2015 by Brand Expert from StriVectin
                    • Q:

                      What is the retinol % in the product?
                      Asked on 6/7/2015 by Lucecita from woodland, Wa.

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        We do not share any percentages of our ingredients. However, we use the most efficacious amount and in this particular product, as much as we were allowed by the FDA. More importantly is that the Retinol is combined with NIA-114, which drives faster conversion of Retinol to retinoic acid so that you see faster, smarter results. In addition, because NIA-114 builds the skin barrier, it minimizes the irritating side effects (tingling, stinging, burning).

                        Answered on 6/8/2015 by Brand Expert from StriVectin
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