5 of the best retinol serums

1. Grounded Egyptian Gold Retinol Facial Serum 50ml

Customer rating: 4.4 stars

Egyptian Gold Retinol Serum will help stimulate the production of new skin cells leaving your skin looking super youthful with an amazing shining glow.

How to apply it: Drip a little bit of Egyptian Gold Retinol serum on to the face and neck and massage it in, making sure to rub the serum into the skin. Then leave it on to work its magic.

JadeA says: “Smooth cool serum that helps smoothness and clarity to skin. Retinol made my sensitive neck and chest flaky, so do buffer with moisturiser in that area if you have similar skin sensitivity.”

Tab H says: “Love, love, love this product, it’s a little bit of heaven in a bottle! My skin feels amazing! I have pigmentation on my face, this product has helped to reduce the colour, forehead lines are less visible, and over all texture of my skin smooth and soft!”

Other creds: Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.

1. Grounded Egyptian Gold Retinol Facial Serum 50ml

2. Vitaskin Vitamin A Rejuvenating Night Serum

Customer rating: 4.4 stars

Suitable for vegans, this rejuvenating serum is packed with retinol and carrot seed oil, containing high levels of Vitamin A and Vitamin E to help promote softer, smoother and visibly younger-looking skin.

How to apply it: It’s recommended you apply this night serum to your skin after cleansing as part of your night-time skincare routine and before you apply your moisturiser.

Anonymous says: “Absolutely love this product. Results are brighter, clearer and tighter skin. On my third bottle!”

Lizzie22 says: “Really nice lightweight serum that absorbs into the skin quickly I’ve already noticed a difference in the redness in my skin and will defo carry on using it my skin feels fab after using it!! Will be buying again as it’s great for my sensitive skin.”

Other creds: 99% natural, 100% vegan.

2. Vitaskin Vitamin A Rejuvenating Night Serum

3. Vitaskin Vitamin A Intense Cell Renewal Oil Vitaskin Vitamin A Intense Cell Renewal Oil

Customer rating: 4.3 stars

Vitaskin’s Vitamin A Intense Cell Renewal Oil is a lightweight oil that contains retinol and carrot seed oil, both containing high levels of Vitamin A and Vitamin E to help promote softer, smoother and visibly younger-looking skin. 100% natural and 100% vegan friendly.

How to apply it: Apply as final step in your skincare routine. For best results, combine with the full Vitaskin Vitamin A range.

Tashie says: “I'm in my early 40s and my skin is dryer than before. This serum is rich and a small amount goes a long way. My skin soaks it up. It leaves a gentle sheen on my face, this could be because I use too much! Love it.”

Roadster says: “I bought this about 2 weeks ago. I'm noticing the difference on my face. I would recommend this Vitaskin Vitamin Intense Cell Renewal oil. It's not very oily on your face.”

Other creds: Suitable for vegans

3. Vitaskin Vitamin A Intense Cell Renewal Oil Vitaskin Vitamin A Intense Cell Renewal Oil

4. REN Bio Retinoid Anti-Wrinkle Concentrate Oil

An anti-ageing oil serum for mature skin that helps reduce the appearance of lines and age spots. Developed using a gentle yet potent mix of ingredients, this deeply hydrating oil helps improve the appearance of wrinkles, as well as leaving the complexion visibly younger-looking, smoother and brighter, while being gentle to skin.

How to apply it: At night, warm 4 to 5 drops in the palm of your hand and apply by gently patting over the face, neck and décolleté. Follow with night cream.

Other creds: Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.

4. REN Bio Retinoid Anti-Wrinkle Concentrate Oil

5. Oleus Retinol Serum 50ml

Customer rating: 4 stars

Oleus Retinoid Serum is a 100% vegan and natural lightweight serum that’s known for aiding collagen production to encourage a youthful-looking complexion.

How to apply it: Massage 2 to 3 drops of Oleus Retinol Serum on to cleansed skin on face, neck and/or body. Can be combined with the Oleus moisturiser.

Other creds: Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.

5. Oleus Retinol Serum 50ml

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