Rediscover youthful skin with Crystal Retinal 1™, Medik8’s latest innovation in vitamin A. Formulated with 0.01% stabilized retinal, a powerful derivative of vitamin A with next-generation anti-aging results.  Retinal can deliver results comparable to clinical-grade vitamin A up to 11 times faster than classic forms of retinol. This overnight serum visibly minimizes fine lines and wrinkles; firming and plumping the complexion to resurface skin texture and soften the face.

Featuring hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and vitamin E, it hydrates skin at every level to deliver a supple, even-toned, more youthful-looking complexion. It actively helps reduce blemish-causing bacteria to keep skin clear and balanced. In just 4 weeks, skin is noticeably younger, smoother, and undeniably radiant.

Crystal Retinal 1™ is the entry-level retinal serum for those who have sensitive skin or seek a low strength but highly effective vitamin A serum in their routine.


  • Crystal Retinal also contains the following ingredients to help your skin more than ever:
  1. 0.01% Encapsulated Retinaldehyde – Proven to work up to 11 times faster than retinol, retinaldehyde is a revolutionary new form of vitamin A that. targets fine lines and wrinkles, pigmentation, and uneven skin texture.
  2. Hyaluronic Acid – With a unique ability to attract and retain more than 1,000 times its own weight in water, hyaluronic acid draws moisture from the. surrounding atmosphere into the skin, leaving the complexion feeling both nourished and supple.
  3. Vitamin E – An oil-soluble antioxidant, vitamin E can quench free radicals on the skin while stabilizing retinaldehyde for optimal power.
  4. Glycerine – As a natural humectant, glycerine traps water within the skin to leave it hydrated and comfortable.
  • We highly recommend you follow the below steps and notes while using this product on your skin:
  1. After cleansing and toning in the evening, massage a small amount of Crystal Retinal 1 across the face, neck, and décolletage.
  2. Allow absorbing before applying your moisturizer.
  3. Crystal Retinal application should be phased in gradually. Use twice a week for the first 2 weeks, every other night for the next 2 weeks, then every night.
  4. Always wear sunscreen the following morning while using this product, and for 1 week after.
  5. Consult a doctor if breastfeeding or pregnant.
  • 0.01% stabilized retinal, a powerful derivative of vitamin A with next-generation anti-aging results
  • Provides visible results up to 11x faster than retinol
  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines in just 4 weeks
  • Visibly plumps and refines the skin for a more youthful-looking complexion
  • The naturally peach-colored serum-cream sinks into the skin to nurture and smooth the complexion
  • Featuring a natural comforting aroma of vanilla and Tonka bean, it leaves skin strengthened, hydrated, and ready for overnight rejuvenation

It is suitable for all skin types and ages and for both men and women.

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