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CaseySosa

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What is your HG retinol serum for beginners?

Hi! I am on quest on finding retinol serum that will not break the bank. Currently I am building my skin barrier, hydrate my skin and patiently introducing acids. I'll be introducing retinol 3 months from now 😊💕
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KDanielle

Oily/Resilient

For a starter retinol I’d recommend these because they are lower percentages and budget friendly. I’ve tried the ordinary one and it was okay for me. it didn’t so much for me and was too oily. it also has a short shelf life. I’ve heard amazing things about the CeraVe and inkey list ones but haven’t tried them myself. I currently use one from Paulas choice that I love, but it is on the pricey side. It’s the 0.3% retinol and it’s non-irritating. Start slow with your retinol. 1x a week for awhile and then gradually increase to 2x a week, etc. Also make sure you are not using it with AHAs, BHAs and anything else that may conflict with it.
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CaseySosa

Dry/Sensitive

Thanks so much! will look into these recos 😊
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elaineganuelas

Oily/Resilient

I started with this
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CaseySosa

Dry/Sensitive

How was your experience and how long did you see the result?
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jrose

Oily/Resilient

this one is pretty gentle and great for beginners as well as being pretty affordable

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