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12 of the best retinols for glowing, rejuvenated skin


TextKaleigh Fasanella

Heralded as a hero ingredient for its anti-ageing properties, we round-up some of the best products whether you’re on a budget or looking to invest

Retinol is often lauded as a hero ingredient for staving off – and reversing – common signs of ageing, including but not limited to: fine lines and wrinkles, loss of firmness, and sun damage. Also known as vitamin A, the MVP skincare ingredient comes in various different forms; serums, creams, and oils to name just a few you’ll find on Sephora shelves. This is worth noting because, well, retinol can be a bit harsh on sensitive skin types, and how it’s formulated can help to minimise the risk of unwanted side effects like redness and flaking. 

With that being said, we’ve rounded up some of the best retinol products on the market right now. These fan favourites deliver results comparable to the prescription stuff – so long as you’re diligent about using them of course. Oh, and we also included both budget buys and splurge-worthy options, so there’s something for just about everyone for here. 

Now, without further ado, keep clicking to find the right retinol for you.

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