This highly concentrated Vitamin A Gel treatment contains 1% retinol to help improve the appearance of aging or mature skin and reduce pigmentation from UV damaged skin. Vitamin A Gel by Circadia is the perfect addition to a regular skin care regime for anyone with aging or mature skin, or requiring rejuvenation.
• Not recommended for extremely sensitive skin types (i.e. rosacea or very dehydrated skin)
• Pregnant or nursing mothers
• Do not apply if using Retin-A®, Renova®, Accutane® or glycolic acid
Feature Ingredients and their known benefits:
Retinol - Counteracts skin aging and improves the appearance of UV damaged skin.
• Improves the appearance of blemishes (intended for limited use)
• Conditions the skin prior to surgery
• Repairs sun damage
• Works to rebuild aging or damaged skin
For Best Use: Use only under the supervision of a skin care professional. Note that each individual may metabolize Vitamin A differently, and a period of acclimation to this strength of vitamin A may be necessary. IMPORTANT: See recommended use schedule below.
Evenings 1, 2, 3: Apply small amount on entire face and neck between 9 and 11PM.
Evenings 4, 5, 6, 7: Allow the skin to rest; use Hydrating Cream in place of Vitamin A Gel.
Thereafter: Alternate 3 nights on and then 4 nights off for six weeks.
*The goal is to build tolerance so that client can use product consistently for 5 nights without signs of dryness or irritation. NOTE: Do not use if erythema is present. Discontinue if irritation occurs.
*If excessive erythema and flaking occur, reduce frequency of use. If no improvement after one day, discontinue use completely and consult your skin care professional.
Ingredients: SD39 alcohol, deionized water, retinol, polysorbate 20, aminomethyl propanol