A powerful yet gentle retinol designed for beginners and those with mild skin concerns. Our formula uses industry leading Poly-Pore® Technology* to encapsulate our high potency pure retinol and gently release it over time to visibly reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin tone and texture, and reduce imperfections without the irritation and redness often associated with retinol products. Specially formulated with additional powerhouse ingredients Vitamins C & E to maximize your results plus Squalane to boost hydration and reduce irritation and redness. Cellular turnover is boosted and skin is noticeably smoother, firmer and more radiant-looking.
For skin that is new to retinol use, to condition skin prior to use of Retinol 0.5%, or for those with sensitive skin.
*Poly-Pore® is a registered trademark of Minerals Technologies Inc.
*New to retinol or have sensitive skin? This is the perfect place to start!*
Cleanse and tone your face and apply any lightweight serums before use. Apply a thin layer of Retinol 0.3% to face, neck and decolletage. Follow with your favourite cream or moisturizer, as desired. Daily use of SPF 30 or higher is essential as retinol use naturally makes the skin more sensitive to the sun.
To reduce the chance of initial dryness or redness, we suggest beginning with one application, once or twice a week, gradually increasing frequency up to every evening as tolerated by your skin.
We recommend stepping up to Vivier Retinol 0.5% upon completion of your first tube if daily application is well tolerated.
Water/Eau, Squalane, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG 100 Stearate, Glycerin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter Extract, Dimethicone, Behenyl Alcohol, Cetyl Palmitate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Titanium Dioxide, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Allyl Methacrylates Crosspolymer, Polysorbate 20, Retinol, Butylated Hydroxy Toluene, Acrylates/Acrylamide Copolymer, Mineral Oil, Polysorbate-85, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Di-C12-15 Alkyl Fumarate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethiconol, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Stearic Acid, Triethanolamine, Tocopheryl Acetate, Xanthan Gum, Tetrasodium EDTA, Butylated Hydroxy Toluene, Ascorbyl Palmitate.
Q: Do I need a prescription for Retinol 0.3%
A: No. Retinol 0.3% is available without a prescription.
Q: What is the precaution when using retinol?
A: Since retinol use makes the skin more sensitive to the sun, proper protection with an SPF 30 or higher is essential. To further reduce the chance of any sun sensitivity, we recommend applying our retinol complexes at night.
Q: Can retinol products be used by women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?
A: We do not recommend retinol products for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor before use.
Q: How long does it take to see results from retinol use?
A: Not all retinol products are created equal so results can vary significantly by brand. Thanks to our high potency pure retinol, complimentary quality ingredients, and Poly-Pore® slow-release delivery technology, you can expect to see noticeable results with little to no irritation in 2-3 weeks.
Q: Can I use this product after professional treatments?
A: Retinol is known to be a great results booster and can be used to help maintain results from a wide variety of anti-aging and pigmentation protocols such as peels and facials. Due to the wide range of treatments available and uniqueness of each patient’s skin, we always recommend consulting your doctor or esthetician for medical advice post-treatment.
A simple 3-step approach to retinol
0.3% RETINOL SR COMPLEX
Vivier 0.3% Retinol SR Complex is the ideal choice for retinol beginners and those with mild skin concerns.
NEW! RETINOL 0.5%
After pre-conditioning the skin with Vivier 0.3% retinol SR, this is the next step in your journey for targeting moderate skin concerns.
RETINOL 1% NIGHT COMPLEX
Vivier Retinol 1% Night Complex is our most potent and fastest acting formula, ideal for experienced retinol users with advanced skin concerns.
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- TLTatiana L.Verified Buyer1 month agoRated 5 out of 5 starsBest retinol
Tried many brands this is by far the bestVPVivier Pharma1 month ago
Yay! so happy to hear you have found a Retinol you love!
- WWWendy W.Verified BuyerWhich age range do you fall into? Above 60 years oldWhich skin type best describes you? NormalWhat are your skin concerns? Sagging Skin, Fine Lines, Under Eye Puffiness1 month agoWhich age range do you fall into? Above 60 years oldWhich skin type best describes you? NormalWhat are your skin concerns? Sagging Skin, Fine Lines, Under Eye PuffinessRated 5 out of 5 starsLove
I’ve never tried a retinol cream before. The reason being is that I have heard that sometimes your skin doesn’t react well. Well I don’t know about other brands but this one has been awesome! I haven’t had any issues. I’ve noticed that my skin appears more radiant, less saggy and my fine lines are almost gone! I’m so happy that I decided to finally give a retinol cream a try and absolutely love the Vivier line.
ThanksVPVivier Pharma1 month ago
So happy to hear that you are enjoying our products. We love to hear about beautiful results! Thank you!
- MGMegan G.Verified BuyerWhich age range do you fall into? 25 to 39 years oldWhich skin type best describes you? DryWhat are your skin concerns? Fine Lines, Under Eye Circles, Dryness, Deep Wrinkles2 months agoWhich age range do you fall into? 25 to 39 years oldWhich skin type best describes you? DryWhat are your skin concerns? Fine Lines, Under Eye Circles, Dryness, Deep WrinklesRated 5 out of 5 starsGreat product
A good start into the world of retinol!!VPVivier Pharma2 months ago
Thank you for your review! Happy to hear you are enjoying our 0.3% retinol!!