Sunday, October 14, 2012

FutureDerm Time Release Retinol 0.5% Review

There's a new and improved retinol product on the market and today I'm going to tell you all about it. FutureDerm has produced a retinol product in a 0.5% concentration that has a time release formula that targets retinoid receptors for a full eight hours, prompting skin cells to regenerate while you sleep. This product is formulated for all skin types, which will be a huge relief to those of you with sensitive skin and those of you who have ever received a retinol burn. It's virtually impossible with this product. All the benefits of retinol and none of the burn.

Future Derm,  Retinol, time-release, skincare, cruelty-free

The 0.5% retinol is encapsulated in a lightweight gel type formula which helps to sooth and protect the skin while allowing the retinol to use it's rejuvenating powers. Retinol helps to reduce spots, lines, wrinkles, roughness and blotchiness. It increases cellular turnoever, keeping the surface of the face baby smooth and younger looking. Retinol keeps skin firm by decreasing collagen loss, and it prevents future damage while acting as an antioxidant.

FutureDerm, Time Release, Retinol, cruelty free

I've been using this for about a month. I'm normally great at keeping moisturized by I tend to slack off in the exfoliating and rejuvenating area. The FutureDerm Time Release Retinol 0.5% has been a great way for me to get back on board with keeping my skin soft and rejuvenated. I use it just a couple of nights a week, sometimes more, and about twenty minutes or so later, I apply my serums that I feel like I can't live without. You can use any of your other skincare on top of the FutureDerm Retinol as long as they don't contain any acids.

The instructions for use are right on the bottle.

FutureDerm, Time-Release, Retinol, skincare

There is also an ingredient list.

FutureDerm, Time Release, retinol, skincare, cruelty free

What I really love about this product is that it is gentle while being effective. You can work up to using it every day but you'll never burn your skin as long as you aren't combining similar products. I have to exfoliate more because the product is working. That's not any big deal; it's something I've been neglecting the last couple of years anyway, so it's a good boost to get me more motivated to do what's right for my skin.

I love the soothing feel and the quick absorption of the product. I also love that I can use my serums and other creams every night like I'm used to. If you are looking for a good retinol product, or if you've had a bad experience with retinol burns and would like to try something soothing and calming, I'd love to suggest FutureDerm Time Release Retinol 0.5% to you. You can purchase this for under $55 on and from the FutureDerm website.  There is a 30 day unconditional guarantee on the product.  Let me urge you to visit FutureDerm's website or Facebook page and find out more about this gem from the scientific point of view.  There's a lot to learn!!

(This item sent by the company for my consideration.  All opinions expressed are my own honest evaluation.  This post contains an affiliate link.)


  1. I received a sample of FutureDerm's Retinol and have to post my review. I enjoyed reading yours! x

    1. I can't wait to read yours. This product is the most gentle yet effective retinal I've ever used. It's a total home run!!


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