Hi all! Today I’m sharing another Valentia Natural review, this time of the Night Revive Retinol Serum. Previously, I reviewed their Pure Glow Brightening Moisturizer and really liked it. (Still using it! Great product.)
So today’s focus is about their Night Revive Retinol Serum. In case you didn’t know, retinol, also known as Vitamin A, is a key ingredient in a lot of anti-aging products because of its ability to stop the forming of wrinkles. It’s also a common acne topical treatment. The Night Revive Retinol Serum combines retinol with vitamins C and E, as well as squalane, for moisture. Here’s what I thought of the product.
First of all, the bottle comes with a dropper and inside is a pale white liquid you apply before bed (and before moisturizer) with your fingers. The dropper keeps it neat and easy to apply, and it dries quickly so I can also do my nightly moisturizer/acne medication routine.
You’re supposed to use this product 2-3 times a week, so I used it about every other day. The first couple times I used it I did notice dryness and irritation. I have very sensitive skin, so while I do love the concept behind this product, I think my face needs some time to get used to it. I’m only planning to use it once a week from now on, and build up as I see fit. My skin is easily irritated (I can’t use salicylic acid, for example, which is in almost every single acne medication. Super annoying for me and for my dermatologist!). However, I also noticed my face felt softer in the morning and that I had fewer breakouts. Curse my skin.
I especially like that this product stimulates collagen as well as having squalane, which is a pure oil derived from olives. Olive oil = intense hydration, a great thing for my skin. As for collagen, I tend to pick moisturizers that have collagen in them, to keep my face looking fresh and young.
Here’s more about the Valentia Natural Night Revive Retinol Serum.
- Retinol, which fights wrinkles, acne, and skin discoloration
- Vitamin E, which helps combat the drying effects of the retinol
- Vitamin C, to guard skin against free radicals and prevent premature aging
- Squalane, to soften and condition the skin
About Valentia Natural:
Valentia Natural is made from natural ingredients that are organic-based, paraben-free, and toxin-free. This Night Revive Retinol Serum is meant to diminish wrinkles, stimulate collagen, improve skin tone, manage breakouts, and condition skin.
I’m going to keep using this product and will definitely update this post if my face decides to calm down!