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COSRX The Retinol 0.5 Oil

COSRX The Retinol 0.5 Oil

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No purified water or retinol derivatives. Formulated using 0.5% stabilised, pure retinol for powerful anti-aging care. Best for skin accustomed to retinol but still experiencing progressive signs of aging such as loss of elasticity and dryness. For intermediate-level retinol users looking for a highly concentrated youth booster.


  • Improves the appearance of fine lines, creases, and wrinkles
  • Enhances skin elasticity
  • Improves skin radiance
  • Moisturises & Nourishes


  • Initial and progressive signs of aging and loss of firmness
  • Loss of skin elasticity & moisture
  • Acne, breakouts
  • Fine lines and wrinkles


Pure retinol (Vitamin A)
Accelerates collagen production and skin turnover to improve fine lines

Plant-derived squalane
Protects the skin from external irritation

Tocotrienol (Super Vitamin E)
Reduces visible signs of aging and skin damage


Start small and slow!
During evening care, apply 1 to 2 drops to hand and tap with fingertips from inside out, let absorb. Limit initial use to three times per week; gradually increase frequency to every other night, use as tolerated.
* Have an ‘adaption period’ when using retinol

Week 1-2
- Frequency: use only 2~3 times a week at night
- How to Use: After cleansing, at the moisturizer step, apply 1-2 drops to areas of concern. e.g. under eyes, mouth, forehead and neck

Week 3+
- Frequency: may apply every other day at night
- How to use: After cleansing, at the moisturiser step, may spread over the entire face.

* The "building tolerance" phase can be shortened or extended depending on individual differences
* Maintain this phase until no discomfort is experienced.
* Gradually increase frequency and areas of application.



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