Crystal Retinal for Glowing Skin

Crystal Retinal

In the realm of skincare innovations, one gem has been making a sparkling entrance—crystal retinal. This potent ingredient has taken the beauty world by storm, promising youthful radiance and a rejuvenated complexion. If you’re seeking a skincare hero that combines science and luxury, look no further. We’ll delve into the world of crystal retinal, exploring its benefits, usage, and why it’s becoming a must-have in your beauty regimen.

What is Crystal Retinal? Unveiling the Science Behind the Shine

Crystal retinal, also known as retinaldehyde, is a powerful derivative of vitamin A—a cornerstone ingredient in effective skincare. It’s a milder version of retinol, making it suitable for a wider range of skin types, including sensitive skin. The magic happens when it’s applied topically: the skin converts crystal retinal into retinoic acid, which helps to accelerate cell turnover, boost collagen production, and unclog pores.

The Glowing Benefits of Crystal Retinal

  1. Enhanced Collagen Production: Crystal retinal works wonders in stimulating collagen production, the protein responsible for maintaining skin’s elasticity and firmness. As we age, collagen naturally depletes, leading to sagging and fine lines. Incorporating crystal retinal into your routine can effectively combat these signs of aging, leaving your skin plump and youthful.
  2. Smoothed Fine Lines and Wrinkles: Say goodbye to fine lines and wrinkles! Crystal retinal’s ability to increase cell turnover helps shed the old, damaged skin cells and reveal fresh ones. This process results in a smoother, more refined complexion that exudes vitality.
  3. Improved Skin Texture: Uneven skin texture can be a persistent concern. Crystal retinal helps to refine the skin’s texture by minimizing the appearance of pores and promoting a smoother canvas. The result? A radiant and flawless complexion that’s ready to dazzle.
  4. Banished Blemishes: Acne-prone skin can also benefit from crystal retinal’s remarkable properties. Its exfoliating prowess helps to unclog pores and reduce inflammation, making it an effective tool in the fight against breakouts and blemishes.

How to Incorporate Crystal Retinal Into Your Routine

  1. Start Slowly: When introducing retinol to your skincare routine, start with a lower concentration to allow your skin to adjust. Begin by using it every other night or every few nights, and gradually increase frequency as your skin builds tolerance.
  2. Cleanse and Tone: Begin your skincare routine by cleansing your face with a gentle cleanser and applying a toner to balance your skin’s pH levels. This sets the stage for optimal retinol absorption.
  3. Apply Retinol: After toning, apply a pea-sized amount of retinol to your face. Avoid the eye area and be cautious around the corners of your nose and mouth, as these areas can be sensitive.
  4. Moisturize: Retinol can be drying, especially in the initial stages. Follow up with a nourishing moisturizer to keep your skin hydrated and reduce potential irritation.
  5. Sun Protection: During the daytime, ensure you apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with at least SPF 30. Retinol increases skin sensitivity to the sun, making sun protection crucial to prevent further damage.

Selling Medik8 Products in all Eden Medical Clinics

We have introduced a range of Medik8’s best products across all Eden Medicals clinics across Ireland and Northern Ireland. These products were carefully selected from our team of doctors and matched to individual aesthetic treatments, to help prolong your results. 

Medik8 products are recognised as experts in Vitamin A. In all Eden Medical Clinic’s we are stocked in Medik8’s range of Crystal Retinal products in different strengths. Irrespective of the molecule, rest assured that all Medik8 vitamin A’s are time released, analytically tested for stability, vegan-friendly and sustainable so you are assured of the very best possible experience no matter which one you choose. We only use those vitamin A molecules with strong proven scientific evidence, so get ready for visible results.

Vitamin A - Retinaldehyde

Retinaldehyde (retinal for short) is a completely different vitamin A molecule to retinol. Don’t be fooled into thinking it’s just a misspelling of retinol! That one vowel change is small but the difference is quite stark.

Prescription strength without the prescription
Retinaldehyde is a different type of vitamin A than retinol and is 11 times faster acting. Medik8’s delicate encapsulation system stabilizes it and avoids side effects such as flaking and redness. Crystal Retinal is available in 5 strengths and we recommend starting at strength 3, except for those who are very sensitive, who should use strength 1. Crystal Retinal 20 is only available through consultation with clinics. Crystal Retinal 20 (our highest strength) is available through consultation with clinics only.

The radiant secret of crystal retinal is now yours to embrace. With its transformative benefits and gentle nature, it’s a gem that brings a new level of radiance to your skincare routine. By incorporating crystal retinal, you’re not just investing in a product; you’re investing in your skin’s health and vibrancy. So, let your skin shine like the precious gem it is, with the brilliance of crystal retinal lighting the way.

If you want to look and feel your very best with glowing, healthy skin, book your consultation with one of Eden Medicals Doctors today, and discuss any concerns and aesthetic goals you want to achieve. If you don’t have the time to come for a consultation, then that’s no problem at all. At Eden Medical we are offering a Free Full Facial Analysis Service as a part of Eden’s Personalised Patient Programme. Click below to find out more details.

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