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CeraVe Skin Renewing Retinol Face Serum for Fine Lines and Wrinkles - 1oz

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$23.99 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • [ RETINOL SERUM FOR FACE ] Contains one 1 ounce tube of CeraVe Skin Renewing Retinol Serum
  • [ ESSENTIAL CERAMIDES ] Formulated with three essential ceramides (1, 3, 6 II) help to restore the protective skin barrier
  • [ PATENTED TECHNOLOGY ] Utilizes patented MVE controlled release technology to help replenish ceramides and deliver long lasting
  • [ REVEAL BRIGHTER SKIN ] Ideal for all skin types. For external use only. When using this product avoid getting into eyes. If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water. If skin irritation occurs, wash product off and consult a physician.
  • [ MULTIPLE USES ] Use alone or under makeup once or twice a day

Description

Developed with dermatologists, CeraVe Skin Renewing Cream Serum is a gentle yet effective daily retinol cream that provides a variety of anti-aging benefits. Ideal for all skin types, the non-comedogenic formula reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles as it improves the skin’s texture and radiance. Unlike many retinols, which can be harsh and irritating to skin, this innovative complex contains encapsulated retinol which stabilizes and delivers the retinol throughout the skin gradually over time, so it helps minimize irritation. Enhanced with moisture-rich hyaluronic acid, soothing niacinamide and three essential ceramides that restore the skin barrier and help retain hydration, this retinol serum also features patented time-release MVE Delivery Technology for around-the-clock nourishment.

How to Use: Apply in small dots where needed around the face and gently smooth until thoroughly absorbed. Use alone or under makeup once or twice a day.
Scent: Unscented
Health Facts: Paraben-Free, No Fragrance Added, Phthalate-Free, Contains Retinol, Aluminum-Free, Contains Ceramides, Dye-Free
Product Form: Serum
Beauty Purpose: Fine Line Reduction, Anti-Aging
Recommended Skin Type: Combination, Mature
Net weight: 1 fl oz (US)
Features: Dermatologist Tested, Nongreasy, Lightweight
TCIN: 16600972
UPC: 3606000537316
Item Number (DPCI): 037-12-1041
Origin: Assem USA w/foreign/dom. parts
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Ingredients:

aqua/water, glycerin, caprylic/capric triglyceride, potassium cetyl phosphate, hydrogenated palm glycerides, polysorbate 20, peg-40 stearate, cyclopentasiloxane, hydroxyethylcellulose, potassium phosphate, ceramide np, ceramide ap, ceramide eop, carbomer, niacinamide, isoceteth-10, dimethicone/vinyl dimethicone crosspolymer, triethanolamine, cetearyl alcohol, behentrimonium methosulfate, cichorium intybus root extract/chicory root extract, lecithin, retinol, silica, sodium lauroyl lactylate, cholesterol, phenoxyethanol, tocopherol, alcohol, hydroxyacetophenone, citric acid, hydrolyzed hyaluronic acid, pentylene glycol, xanthan gum, phytosphingosine, butyrospermum parkii butter/shea butter, ethylhexylglycerin, (code f.i.l. d222334/2)

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 4.96 inches length x 2.21 inches width x 1.54 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.154 pounds

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Q: what strength is the retinol in this serum?

submitted by kbaya - 7 years ago
  • A: the retinol is listed after preservatives. my guess would be .01% of actual retinol due to using varying strengths & this not "feeling" like retinol 1% is the "complex"

    submitted byScreen name - 5 years ago
  • A: Hello there - Thank you for reaching out to us about CeraVe Skin Anti-Aging Renewing Retinol Face Serum. Except for active ingredients, information regarding the function and percentage of specific ingredients in our products is proprietary. We hope this information is helpful and we wish you great success with our products.

    submitted byCerave Product Expert - 8 months ago
    Brand expert

Q: does this affect hormones at all?

submitted by lngearpro - 4 months ago
  • A: Hello! Thank you for your interest in Skin Renewing Retinol Face Serum. The L'Oréal Group, which includes CeraVe, is committed to upholding the highest standards of safety for all the products it makes and sells. For over 100 years, we have adhered to the most rigorous standards for product safety so that our consumers can purchase and use our products with complete confidence. All the brands of the L'Oréal Group are in full compliance with the requirements for safety in the more than 130 countries in which our products are sold, as well as with FDA regulations and the European Union Cosmetic Regulations. Every product formulation that the L'Oréal Group manufactures for its brands is screened and tested for safety before it is marketed to consumers. The L'Oréal Group confidently and proudly stands behind each and every product that we sell, and we pledge that we will always uphold the highest standards of safety for our consumers around the world. For any specific skin care concerns we advise consulting a dermatologist.

    submitted byCerave Product Expert - 4 months ago
    Brand expert

Q: Do I use this retinol serum before or after my CeraVe Moisturizing Cream at night?

submitted by Kelly - 6 months ago
  • A: Hi there! Great question! For best results apply Skin Renewing Retinol to clean dry skin then Moisturizing Cream. We hope this helps and we wish you great success with our products.

    submitted byCerave Product Expert - 6 months ago
    Brand expert

Q: can i use this on crows feet and under my eyes?

submitted by Sheba - 8 months ago
  • A: Hello Sheba, This product has not been tested specifically on the under eye area, and we do not recommend using as the skin in this area tends to be thinner and more delicate. We suggest you try our Skin Renewing Eye Cream. eraVe’s Skin Renewing Eye Cream, which was developed with dermatologists, visibly firms and reduces the look of fine lines, crow’s feet wrinkles, puffiness, and dark circles around the eyes. Featuring an anti-aging peptide complex, hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, ceramides, and caffeine, this multi-tasking eye wrinkle cream helps to reveal firmer skin and visibly brighten tired-looking eyes. We hope you will give it a try soon!

    submitted byCerave Product Expert - 7 months ago
    Brand expert

Q: uneven skin tone with this product?

submitted by ronish - 1 year ago
  • A: Hey Ronish, Great question! Cerave Skin Anti-Aging Renewing Retinol Face Serum has the ingredient Retinol in the product. Retinol increased cell turnover to speed up the generation of healthy, new skin. It can improve an uneven skin tone. We recommend following up with a daily SPF to further protect your skin. For all your future beauty questions, get real-time answers using the “Chat with a Virtual Beauty Consultant” button, found on every product page

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 1 year ago
    Brand expert

Q: what is the retinol strength or percentage in this product?

submitted by Dee - 1 year ago
  • A: Hello Dee, Thank you for your interest in CeraVe Skin Anti-Aging Renewing Retinol Face Serum for Fine Lines, Wrinkles and Skin Brightening, Fragrance Free, 1oz. Except for active ingredients, information regarding the function and percentage of specific ingredients in our products is proprietary. Developed with dermatologists, CeraVe Resurfacing Retinol Serum helps smooth and improve skin texture by reducing the appearance of post-acne marks, minimizing the look of pores and refining the skin’s surface. This formula contains encapsulated retinol to help resurface the skin and licorice root extract to help brighten the skin’s appearance. In addition, it is also formulated with three essential ceramides to help restore the skin’s barrier, along with soothing niacinamide. Lightweight and fast-absorbing, this resurfacing serum helps restore even skin tone and promote a healthy-looking complexion. We hope this information has been helpful and that you will try our products soon!

    submitted byCerave Product Expert - 1 year ago
    Brand expert

Q: I use your day cream & the night cream currently. I have a few around the mouth lines that I want to tackle when/how often would I use this? Before my day & or night cream or instead of? 1x or 2x day?

submitted by JEART - 2 years ago
  • A: Hey JEART, You can apply the Cerave Skin Anti Aging Renewing Retinol Face Serum in small dots where needed around the face and gently smooth until thoroughly absorbed before your daily moisturizer. If it is your first time using a retinol product, introduce this to your skin 2-3 a week at night only first. Then you can gradually build it to every day and night before your moisturizer! For real-time answers to all your beauty questions, use the “Chat with a Virtual Beauty Consultant” button on any beauty product page

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 2 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Where does Target get Cerve skin renewal from? A third party seller?

submitted by Mj - 2 years ago
  • A: Hi Mj! Target gets CeraVe products directly from CeraVe. Hope this helps!

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 2 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is this good for sensitive skin

submitted by Betty - 2 years ago
  • A: Hi Betty! The CeraVe Skin Anti-Aging Renewing Retinol Face Serum is ideal for Combination, Mature skin. We recommend that you do a patch test if trying on sensitive skin. We hope this helps!

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 2 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Can someone from Cereve answer the actual strength of this serum? I’m considering trying this but I have to go easy on application due to a really bad experience with tretinoin. Thanks

submitted by Maggie - 3 years ago
  • A: Hi there, we appreciate your interest in Skin Renewing Retinol Serum. Except for active ingredients, information regarding the function and percentage of specific ingredients in our products is proprietary. We hope this information is helpful and we wish you great success with our products!

    submitted byCerave Product Expert - 3 years ago
    Brand expert

CeraVe Anti-Aging Solutions

About the collection
CeraVe anti-aging solutions can be added to your skincare routine to help improve the appearance of your skin, including fine lines, wrinkles or dullness. From moisturizers to serums, these products feature hyaluronic acid, retinol, niacinamide and other ingredients to help improve the look of visible signs of skin aging, while helping to restore the skin’s barrier with essential ceramides.
View CeraVe Anti-Aging Solutions collection
4.4 out of 5 stars with 879 reviews
74% would recommend
115 recommendations
Improves Skin Texture: 3.77 out of 5
Moisturizing: 3.81 out of 5
Reduces Fine Lines: 3.7 out of 5
Anti-aging: 3.83 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 3.97 out of 5

Gentle and effective

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
BoiseMom - 7 days ago, Verified purchaser
I've been using this product for a year, as someone who has sensitive skin and rosacea. It's been a miracle worker at clearing my redness! It's light, yet moisturizing, and has no scent at all (unlike the reeking Roc retinol!). I top it with a moisturizing cream and my skin feels plump and dewy like never before. Highly recommended!
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Beware !!

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Target_mom - 17 days ago
I have used this serum for months and one day this happens to my face . I don’t know if it expired or what happened but this was a bad reaction by far and I never have allergic reactions to anything! I took Benadryl to calm things down I took the before and afters .
1 reply from Cerave Product Expert team - 16 days ago
Hello Target_mom, Thank you for sharing your experience with CeraVe Skin Renewing Retinol Face Serum for Fine Lines and Wrinkles - 1oz. We’re sorry to hear that this product did not work for your skin, and we would like to assist you further. Please give us a call at: 888-768-2915 M-F 9:00am-5:30pm EST. It would be helpful if you have the product available when you call. We look forward to speaking with you soon.
Accurate Scent: 1 out of 5
Reduces Fine Lines: 1 out of 5
Improves Skin Texture: 1 out of 5
Moisturizing: 1 out of 5
Anti-aging: 1 out of 5
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works good for my acne

4 out of 5 stars
ashiaf4 - 21 days ago
originally posted on influenster.com
The texure felt wonderful and smooth it also doesn’t irritate my face at night. &it doesn’t have strong scent for my flareup. The package was easy to pick up and wonderful the ingredients was not harmful.
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Sensitive skin? Look no further...

5 out of 5 stars
Gabby - 27 days ago
originally posted on cerave.com
I'm 29 years old and decided I needed a skincare regimen. I have dry, sensitive skin, and wanted to start an anti-aging skincare regimen. I tried another brands skincare products, and after prolonged use, I was breaking out with little bumps (not acne) on my cheeks. I knew I needed something for sensitive skin. I used the Cerave quiz and went and bought what they recommended. This is just one of the recommended products... After the first night of using Cerave, the little bumps were already disappearing! After a few rounds of using the recommended skincare from Cerave, I notice my dark circles are lighter! If you have sensitive skin, look no further than the Cerave brand, no matter how many products are recommended to you by people you know. Cerave truly is for sensitive skin, and it has saved my skin, and it's also doing the job I wanted for my skin in the very beginning.
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Amazing

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Shan - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
I love this! I say a difference in my skin in a week!
Accurate Scent: 5 out of 5
Improves Skin Texture: 5 out of 5
Anti-aging: 5 out of 5
Moisturizing: 5 out of 5
Reduces Fine Lines: 5 out of 5
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Would buy again

5 out of 5 stars
mirandab186 - 1 month ago
originally posted on influenster.com
I have sensitive skin and this didn’t burn at all. I’m only 26, but I believe it has improved my texture because I have acne. No scent and affordable.
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Non sticky formula!

5 out of 5 stars
helenp111 - 1 month ago
originally posted on influenster.com
Love love LOVE this serum! I use it every other day, but it’s texture is nice & smooth non-sticky that it can be used daily. Lightweight scent & formula, no reactions. I do see improvements in my skin after using this product for a couple months!
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Works for my adult acne

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
TarJ - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
Effective otc retinol for my adult acne. Use at own risk as it may irritate sensitive skin. I’ve used retinols for 10+ years as prescribed by my dermatologist. This has replaced my much more expensive Rx meds.
Moisturizing: 1 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 3 out of 5
Reduces Fine Lines: 4 out of 5
Improves Skin Texture: 5 out of 5
Anti-aging: 4 out of 5
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Sticky

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Grandma - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
I decided to give this a try because I use Cerave body lotion but I’m disappointed. It’s sticky. I don’t like sticky.
1 reply from Cerave Product Expert team - 2 months ago
Hi there. We are so sorry to hear the Skin Renewing Retinol Serum felt sticky. We understand how disappointing it may be when a product does not meet your expectations. We would like to recommend using a pea sized amount for the entire face and following with a moisturizer. We hope this helps!
Accurate Scent: 3 out of 5
Moisturizing: 2 out of 5
Anti-aging: 3 out of 5
Reduces Fine Lines: 2 out of 5
Improves Skin Texture: 2 out of 5
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Love the lightweight feel

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Alisha - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
Feels really nice on my skin. Very lightweight and creamy and no smell. Definitely would recommend for anyone wanting a better skincare routine as they age!
Anti-aging: 5 out of 5
Reduces Fine Lines: 4 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 5 out of 5
Improves Skin Texture: 4 out of 5
Moisturizing: 5 out of 5
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Rec by dermatologists.

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Gena - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
Great value. Can’t tell yet if reduces fine lines. That takes 6 wks for results. Only had it for a week! But skin does seem smoother and more refreshed!
Accurate Scent: 5 out of 5
Reduces Fine Lines: 4 out of 5
Improves Skin Texture: 5 out of 5
Moisturizing: 5 out of 5
Anti-aging: 5 out of 5
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Cerave Skin Renewing Retinol Serum

4 out of 5 stars
liu - 4 months ago
originally posted on influenster.com
I’m not new with retinol in matter of fact I have used direct tetrinoin so I found this cerave retinol serum is too soft for me, I used the entire bottle and I didn’t notice any difference, cerave doesn’t public the % of retinol on their products so I just guess it’s very low, I read a review somebody uses it on the eye area and neck, I consider it’s a good option. I like the bottle, I like that it has a pump, it doesn’t smell (I read someday complaining about the smell wich is weird because for me it doesn’t have any scent) Not sure if I would buy it again.
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Love it!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Aperez - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
So this product is great. It’s a beginner/intermediate level retinol. Now, to address some of the bad reviews: * many people will experience skin purging as the skin cells turn over which causes mild irritation (dryness/redness). It takes 6weeks for skin to have one full turn over cycle. * to combat irritation and dryness you MUST moisturize after using retinol. Let the retinol soak in for a few minutes and use a good moisturizer. * you must always wear sunscreen on areas you use this product. That goes for all retinols. Otherwise being in the sun will cause redness and sunburn. * this product is supposed to be yellow. There is nothing wrong with the product. Other brands are also a yellow or amber color. This means it’s a quality grade retinol and this one is also encapsulated for better penetration and faster results. * you must be consistent with applying product in order to see results. Start with every other day or a few days a week, then work your way up to every day. Remember, it takes 6weeks for a skin cycle to turn over. Hope this helps.
Moisturizing: 5 out of 5
Improves Skin Texture: 5 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 5 out of 5
Reduces Fine Lines: 5 out of 5
Anti-aging: 5 out of 5
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Happy customer

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Ingrid - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
I am using it every night for five days now and already noticed a difference in fine lines improvement.
Moisturizing: 5 out of 5
Improves Skin Texture: 5 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 5 out of 5
Anti-aging: 5 out of 5
Reduces Fine Lines: 5 out of 5
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Rash!

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
melbizzle - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
My skin is sensitive so I mostly used either cerave or cetaphil on my skin. This caused a rash that’s similar to a sunburn all over my face at 2nd use.
1 reply from Cerave Product Expert team - 4 months ago
Hello Melbizzle! We are very sorry to hear about your experience with Skin Renewing Retinol Face Serum. We would like to speak to you directly about this. Please contact our Consumer Care Center at 888-768-2915 M-F 9:00 am – 5:30 pm ET for assistance. We look forward to speaking with you!
Reduces Fine Lines: 1 out of 5
Anti-aging: 1 out of 5
Improves Skin Texture: 1 out of 5
Moisturizing: 1 out of 5
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Great for beginners

5 out of 5 stars
lauram1802 - 5 months ago
originally posted on influenster.com
This retinol serum is perfect for a beginner. It absorbs so easily into my skin which is something my other retinol was lacking. Cerave’s products are always affordable which is a huge bonus.
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Worth it

5 out of 5 stars
babymoeses - 5 months ago
originally posted on influenster.com
I have been using this for a few months and notice a difference! It’s affordable & does as it says. My texture has improved so much, just stick to it.
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Hives

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Skinfails - 6 months ago, Verified purchaser
Jawline, chin, and neck broke out in hives. Discontinued use, tried again and broke out exactly the same. Hives. Had to see doctor to clear up.
1 reply from Cerave Product Expert team - 5 months ago
-Hi there! We are so sorry to hear your experience with Skin Renewing Retinol Face Serum. We would like to speak with you directly about it. Please give us a call @ 888-768-2915, M-F 9:00 am – 5:30 pm ET for assistance. It would be helpful if you could have the product available when you call. Looking forward to speaking with you.
Accurate Scent: 5 out of 5
Anti-aging: 1 out of 5
Improves Skin Texture: 1 out of 5
Reduces Fine Lines: 1 out of 5
Moisturizing: 2 out of 5
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Easy and effective retinol

5 out of 5 stars
tannerc8 - 6 months ago
originally posted on influenster.com
CeraVe Skin Renewing Retinol Serum keeps your skin looking refreshed and works well at preventing blemishes. I typically use it at night before bed and for those with sensitive skin I would recommend applying a moisturizer first before the retinol
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Great spot treatment

4 out of 5 stars
mckenzieb61 - 7 months ago
originally posted on influenster.com
Just started using retinol products. I feel like this was a great one to start the journey. It worked really well for me. I don’t care for the smell. But after it absorbs and I put my normal lotion on it didn’t bother me.
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