The INCIs of RETINAID are listed below. The composition of the FORTE version is identical but contains twice the amount of retinaldehyde, i.e. 0.1%. Both product versions contain 0.5% bakuchiol.
AQUA (water serves as solvent and consistency enhancer), PENTYLENE GLYCOL (pentylene glycol is a solvent with moisture-binding and antimicrobial properties), PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL (passion fruit seed oil has a calming and anti-inflammatory effect due to its high linoleic acid content), GLYCERIN (glycerine is part of the skin's own moisture retention system; HYDROGENATED ETHYLHEXYL OLIVATE (a mixture of different esters derived from olive oil with softening and skin-caring properties), HYDROGENATED OLIVE OIL UNSAPONSIFIABLES (Lipid extracted from olive oil with nourishing properties), SR-SPIDER POLYPEPTIDE-1 (silk proteins protect the skin by means of a breathable film), ISOSORBIDE DICAPRYLATE (Diester of isosorbide and caprylic acid; SACCHARIDE ISOMERATE (natural cosmetic substance derived from glucose with moisture-binding properties), ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA (BABASSU) SEED OIL (babassu oil is quickly absorbed, has a slightly cooling effect, retains moisture and leaves the skin feeling soft and silky), UBIQUINONE (also known as Q10 co-enzyme with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties), TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (the derivative of vitamin E is an antioxidant and radical scavenger, so it protects the skin from harmful influences), C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE (skin-friendly lipid of synthetic origin; combines nourishing and antimicrobial properties), UNDARIA PINNATIFIDA (WAKAME) EXTRACT (extract of the Wakame algae with skin-protecting and moisture-preserving properties), PECTIN (natural cosmetic thickener), XANTHAN GUM (xanthan gum is a thickening agent derived from sugar, which is also used for organic food), CHONDRUS CRISPUS EXTRACT (extract of red seaweed with skin-caring properties), CYCLODEXTRIN (oligosaccharide complex, which is used here to stabilise the retina), RUBUS CHAMAEMORUS (SEED) OIL (cloudberry oil); nourishing oil with a high proportion of vitamin C), RETINALDEHYD (also known as retinal; direct precursor of retinoic acid; stimulates the production of collagen and elastin), CERAMIDES NP, CERAMIDES AP, CERAMIDES EOP (ceramides are an endogenous component of the skin barrier; protect them from harmful environmental influences and regulate the moisture balance), PHYTOSPHINGOSINE (belongs to the group of ceramides; endogenous component of the skin barrier), CHOLESTEROL (endogenous lipid; component of the cell mortar in the horny layer of the skin (stratum corneum)), SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATE (sodium salt extracted from vegetable oil; is used as a mild emulsifier), CARBOMER (gelling agent with stabilizing properties), TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE (stabilized, as it is an oil-soluble form of vitamin C), BAKUCHIOL (active ingredient extracted from the Indian Babchi plant which acts similar to retinol), DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE (extract from the liquorice root; has anti-inflammatory and skin calming properties), MAGNOLIA OFFICINALIS BARK EXTRACT (extract from the bark of the magnolia tree; has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant properties, thus slowing down skin ageing), SODIUM HYALURONATE (hyaluronic acid stores many times its own volume of moisture, plumping up the skin and stimulating collagen formation), ALLANTOIN (allantoin has a wound healing promoting, anti-inflammatory and skin calming effect), SODIUM CARBOXYMETHYL BETAGLUCAN (film former of plant origin), SODIUM HYDROXIDE (sodium hydroxide is a pH regulator of mineral origin).
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