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Somethinc

Level 1% Retinol

Face Skincare

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Product Attributes

Alcohol-free

Paraben-free

Silicone-free

Sulfate-free

Allergen-free

Fragrance-free

Non-comedogenic

Oil-free

Fungal Acne-Safe

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54 Reviews

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funskincare

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| 31 December, 2020

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A really good beginner-friendly retinol in my opinion. It has a very light weight and watery-texture to it, it can be mixed easily with moisturizer and great for layering. I have never experienced any irritation using it, but it can effectively help improve skin texture and prevent formation of clogged pores On top of that, the price is very affordable!... Read more
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auliyaaaara

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| 17 January, 2021

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When I first started using it, I used the FSS Retinol Cream alternately. At that time there was absolutely no purging. After around a month of use, I just felt that this Somethinc Retinol makes purging; Suddenly my skin became rough and there were lots of whiteheads. This condition lasts (on-off) for around a month. Furthermore, this serum actually helps my hormonal acne heal faster. This serum doesn't make my skin tingling or dry. It feels gentle - but the effect feels faster (compared to the retinol serum I used before) 😍 At first I used it 3x a week, but after the purging period I used it every day. I feel that this serum helps my acne heal faster and helps smooth the skin texture. When this serum runs out and I take a few days off without using retinol, the texture of my skin immediately feels changed, it's not as smooth as before 😅 For matters of smooth skin, this serum is a kind of booster for the AHA / BHA serum that I use. The result makes the skin really smooth. Meanwhile, when used together with Vit C, the effect is my PIH faded more quickly.... Read more
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I think it is none beside it needs to store at fridge, sometime it makes me to lazy to put it in my fridge hehe... Read more
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windawandhani

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| 16 April, 2021

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This product is suitable for skin with oily acne prone This product can control my acne, reduce acne scars, and make my skin smoother. Wow this is holy grail. 💕 this is my before after... Read more
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can dry out the skin but can be resolved by properly moisturizing it.... Read more
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Afandi

Oily/Resilient

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| 17 August, 2021

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Hi chuu~ So I want to share a retinol product that I've been using for the past few months, a product from SomeThinc. What's so interesting about this serum retinol? This serum uses Gentinol-200 encapsulation technology from Korea, where this technology makes the formulation stable, not easy to oxidize, has a pH of 5-6 which is equivalent to the pH of the skin, thereby reducing the risk of irritation to the skin, and can also create a protective layer on the skin so that it makes skin is not easily dehydrated. The texture is watery, at first glance it looks like oil, but when you apply it to your skin, it's really runny like water, it absorbs quickly, it's layered with anything, it's delicious, it's not heavy at all, and it smells fresh and has a slightly sour fermented smell. I've been using this serum for 2 months, since the first time I used it I liked its performance, it's really gentle on my skin, it doesn't dry out at all, even when I first used it my skin was fussy and there were a few pimples. it makes my skin plump, so when you touch it, it feels good (menul-menul). When it comes to layering, I've layered it with bakuchiol, it makes my skin feel really smooth, then using niacinamide makes my skin plump and soft, layering with an exfoliator doesn't dry it out, it's still moisturised, which is nice. It contains Glycerin, Collagen, Ceramide-3, Allantoin, and Hyaluronic acid so the formulation doesn't dry out my skin, it stays moisturized. For those who are looking for a retinol product that works gently but has a dull effect on acne, you can try this product. And keep in mind that each person's experience is different, so pay attention to hydration of your skin too when using retinol products, the drying effect can still be handled well. #Afandiary #PR... Read more
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No bad reaction and i love this product so much... Read more
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pristine

Oily/Resilient

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| 22 April, 2021

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Such a great retinol product and i started using this back then as a retinol beginner. It contains 1% encapsulated retinol which claims to have stable formulation and more gentle to use. It is targeted on blemishes, hyperpigmentation and also fine lines. This product comes in a dropper bottle and it has golden color. The texture is super nice! It is not greasy at all despite having slightly oil consistency. It is lightweight and sinks perfectly into my skin. It doesn't make my face looking shiny or uncomfortable. No tingling or irritation for me. During early days of application, I had one or two huge pimples appear on my face on the next morning. I learnt that retinol helps with my skin cell turn over and boost collagen production. After a while, i noticed my skin becomes a lot more supple, glowing and smooth. It makes my skin less dull and slightly improves my acne scars (pih) and blackheads. I also notice this product does take care of my pores, makes it look less visible and helps to clear out some tiny bumps. It sounds too good to be true, but really, Retinol works like magic!✨... Read more
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It runs out pretty quickly (20 ml) but I understand that they make it in a small size to make sure the product stays fresh/in a good condition.... Read more
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SeptiaR

Oily/Resilient

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| 6 April, 2021

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This is my very first retinol product and works like a charm. The texture is watery, absorb really well into my skin and not drying at all. I feel my skin is smoother in the morning after using this. This serum helps to control acne while improving skin tone and texture. Definitely my favvvv!... Read more
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I wasn't experiencing any bad side effects... Read more
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deby

Dry/Sensitive

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| 25 March, 2021

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This is the first product i tried from Somethinc brand. I've heard a lot of good things about this brand since this is one of the best local beauty brand in my country. I bought the special edition 1% retinol serum with new packaging. I absolutely adore this transparent green glass bottle. It's so pretty! Texture and scent It has very light texture, as light as water. After applying my skin feels as if as i put nothing. It's quickly absorbed into the skin. And this serum has no scent. What i love about this serum is how gentle it is. It's formulated with encapsulated retinol 1% which more gentle than regular retinol. I can use it daily and i never experience any irritation with it. It would be great for beginners.... Read more
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None so far. I quite like it... Read more
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juliankim

Dry/Sensitive

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| 5 October, 2021

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I have used one bottle for about 3-4 months, I really like the texture and it absorbs quickly, this serum also controls my acne and makes my skin feel smooth. I think this is very suitable for beginners who want to use retinol... Read more
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❌ After 3 weeks of using this serum the color has slightly changed and I think the benefits of this retinol are decreasing... Read more
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ranggraniaa

Oily/Resilient

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| 22 March, 2021

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Honestly this is the second local retinol product I've tried. For effectiveness, I give a value of 4.5 / 5.0 because it has a pretty good effect on removing redness on the face. The texture is liquid and quite quickly come into the face. Ohh love it this packaging so much it's awesome green wkwk. Oh yeah, have to be patient to see the changes. Don't be greedy please wait and routine using this over 3 weeks... Read more
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Hollykatarina

Oily/Resilient

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| 11 March, 2021

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✨Ceramide3 & Hyaluronic Acid in retinol protects the skin from free radicals, is anti-pollution, and maintains moisture in the layers of your skin. Works by penetrating skin cells, dividing, detecting targeted skin problems in the skin layer, & repairing problem cells. At the same time, these encapsulated crystal particles also create a protective shield on the surface of the skin to prevent it from becoming dehydrated. ✨Ingredients:Aqua, Terephthalylidene Dicamphor Sulfonic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Ceramide-3, triethanolamine, Retinol, hydroxyethylcellulose, phenoxyethanol, Allantoin, Hyalu. ✨My review: This retinol has a liquid texture, is yellow in color, and once applied, it easily absorbs into the skin. I use it only at night & fearing the dry reaction caused by using retinol, I layer it with a heavier hyaluronic serum & moisturizer. After I used it for 2 weeks, the pores got smaller, the skin texture was more even & brighter. This retinol cannot be used for pregnant women & those with very sensitive skin.... Read more
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Unfortunately, after I used this retinol serum for 2 weeks, this serum turned slightly brownish. Looks like it has been oxidized & I stopped taking it again.... Read more

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