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Super-R Retinoid Capsules 0.5% HRP

Super-R Retinoid Capsules 0.5% HRP

Retinoid Sleep Serum Capsules

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With 0.5% Retinoid (HPR), Vitamin C, E & Pro-Vitamin D3.

A super charged evening Retinol Serum treatment containing OSKIA’s advanced Super-Nutrient Retinoid Complex (with 0.5% Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate HPR, Vitamins C, E & Pro-Vitamin D3) with high concentrations of cellular nutrients, plus botanical actives and key anti-oxidants to help maintain a firm, plump, youthful, clear and healthy-looking complexion. 

Our capsules are made from seaweed, are biodegradable and compostable. 

Best for

All skin types. Ideal for ages over 30, unless treating skin damage or acne, to improve all signs of skin damage and the visible signs of the natural ageing process.

Key benefits

Helps plump and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Supports collagen production for firmer skin.

Helps regulate excess sebum production for a clearer complexion.

Helps brighten & even skin tone.

Provides anti-oxidant protection.

Key actives

0.5% of Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate, a fourth-generation Retinoid, provides unrivalled skin health benefits, including wrinkle, dark spot and acne reduction. It is oil soluble so absorbs very quickly and the only retinoid apart from Tretinoin or Retinoid Acid that does not need to go through any metabolic changes before it can be effective. It binds directly onto the retinoid receptors of the skin cells. 0.5% is the maximum level allowed under EU legislation for cosmetic products.

Pro-Vitamin D3, a naturally-occurring active essential for the synthesis of Vitamin D, supports skin health.

Encapsulated Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate, a super-charged, stable and oil-soluble, form of Vitamin C, penetrates deeply to visibly firm and brighten.

Turmeric heightens skin radiance and tone.

Defiensil™, rich in Omega 3, soothes and calms.

Alaria Esculenta and Rosamox™ firm and hydrate.

Encapsulated Co-Enzyme Q10 & Vitamin E provide anti-oxidant and anti-glycation protection.

Hemi-Squalane - plant derived, saturated fat that restores the lipid barrier, balances the skin’s natural oils and improves hydration and smoothness. Saturated oils have single bonds within their fatty acid chains, which makes them more stable and resistant to free-radical attack.

Awards & press

Hip & Healthy Beauty Awards 2023 - Best Retinol

Beauty Shortlist Awards 2023 - Best Retinol Night Product


Get the Gloss Beauty Awards 2022 - Best Overnight Product


Hip & Healthy Sleep Awards 2022 - Best Sleep Serum

Smell and feel

Fragrance free. Non-greasy dry oil texture.

How to use

Use in the evening as part of your skincare routine. Twist capsule and apply serum on treatment area, 2 or 3 evenings per week if new to retinol, or nightly if preferred. Follow with your preferred OSKIA moisturiser or oil. Reduce frequency if sensitivity occurs. Can be used after water-based serums, and before facial oils or moisturisers.

CAUTION: Avoid eye contact, if this occurs, rinse well with warm water. Do not use on broken skin. Keep away from children. Do not use during pregnancy, lactation or with other retinol / retinoid treatments. This product may make your skin more sensitive to the sun, please use SPF during the day.
NOT FOR CONSUMPTION.

Ingredients

C13-15 Alkane, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Sorbitan Isostearate, Octyldodecanol, Ascorbyl (Vitamin C) Tetraisopalmitate, Echium Plantagineum Seed Oil, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Alaria Esculenta Extract, Ubiquinone (Coenzyme Q10), 7-Dehydrocholesterol (Provitamin D3), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate, Coco Glucoside, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Cardiospermum Halicacabum Flower/Leaf/Vine Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil Unsaponifiables, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Olus Oil (Vegetable Oil), Lecithin, Glycerin, Water, Sodium Benzoate, Rosa Damascena Extract.

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Intentional Nutrients

  • Alaria Esculenta Extract

    From a brown algae found on the Brittany coast, with powerful free radical, anti-elastase and anti-collegenase (the natural enzyme found in the body that breaks down collagen) activity leading to increased firmness and skin suppleness, as well as stimulating hyaluronic acid synthesis, supporting skin barrier function and improving skin hydration levels. It is also rich in amino acids, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.

  • Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate

    Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate

    A stabilized (heat and oxygen stable), non-acidic, oil soluble Vitamin C derivative of Ascorbic and Isopalmitic Acid. It effectively converts into the free Vitamin C in the skin. Known for its superior percutaneous absorption due to being oil soluble. It’s an antioxidant with SOD (superoxide dismutase)-like activity, protects collagen from degradation, and also promotes its synthesis (anti-ageing). In our view the best of the Vitamin Cs.

  • Co-Enzyme-Q10

    Co-Enzyme Q10

    A naturally occurring enzymatic co-factor within the body that plays a crucial role in the production of cellular energy and other processes. Acts as a powerful and reliable antioxidant helping to neutralize harmful free radicals and reduce oxidative stress, which can contribute to premature ageing. Also has a major role in controlling cell membrane dynamics, which play an important role in protecting cellular integrity from external pollutants.  Therefore, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, promotes skin firmness, and protects against UV damage

  • Echium Plantagineum Seed Extract

    Echium Plantagineum Seed Extract

    A skin-conditioning active that normalizes sensitive skin by immediately soothing irritated, inflamed and red skin with long-lasting, constant action with three active principles. Cardiospermum (Echium), rich in Omega 3, harmonizes and protects irritated skin and is effective against itchy and allergic inflammation. The stearidonic acid present in echium oil protects and strengthens the skin barrier and has an inflammation inhibitory effect. The unsaponified parts of the sunflower oil provide phytosterole, tocopherole and squale.

  • Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate

    Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate (Vitamin A)

    Also known as HPR or Granactive Retinoid, a fourth-generation Retinoid (Vitamin A), provides unrivalled skin health benefits, including wrinkle, dark spot and acne reduction with little irritation. It is oil soluble so absorbs very quickly and the only retinoid apart from Tretinoin or Retinoid Acid that does not need to go through any metabolic changes before it can be effective. In our view, the best of all the retinoids.

  • Retinol (Vitamin A)

    A powerful anti-ageing ingredient that helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots. Stimulates collagen production helping improve skin elasticity and firmness. It’s also effective at unclogging pores, reducing acne breakouts and improving overall skin texture. The king/queen of all skincare actives. There are a number of retinol and retinoid derivatives that we use.

     

  • Rosemary Extract (Rosmarinus officinalis)

    Strong anti-glycation and anti-oxidant properties to firm and heal. Attributed with wound healing, toning, antiseptic, stimulating, antibacterial, softening and invigorating properties. Also increases blood circulation, aiding skin regeneration. Recommended for the treatment of acne, dandruff and for soothing eczema and other skin irritations.

  • Vitamin E

    With anti-oxidant and calming properties, Vitamin E is beneficial in helping prevent the signs of premature ageing through protecting the skin from environmental pollution, protecting against UV radiation and powerful anti-inflammatory action.

  • Tumeric Root Extract

    Tumeric is a wonderful anti-inflammatory that has been used in Asia for over 4,000 years as a medicine, spice and colour. Best known for its anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, brightening, wound healing and anti-ageing properties.

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What is Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate?

Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate (also known as HPR or Granactive Retinoid) is a 4th generation of retinoids - it is oil-soluble & quick absorbing. It is the only one, apart from Tretinion or Retinoid Acid, that does not need to go through any metabolic changes before it can be effective. It binds directly onto the retinoid receptors of the skin cells.

What does it do?

  • Inhibits collagen-destroying enzymes called matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs).
  • Boosts the skin’s own collagen synthesis (type I & III).
  • Stimulates natural moisturising factor glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) and skin protein filaggrin.
  • Thickens the epidermis and compacts the outermost layer of the skin.
  • Reduces sebum production so great for spot-prone skin - though it is important to replenish the lipid barrier which is why we use hemi-squalane which is wonderful saturated, plant-sourced fat.

FAQs

Who is this product recommended for?

All skin types, especially those looking to maintain a firm, plump, youthful and healthy-looking complexion. Advised for those who are aged 28 and above, unless looking to treat breakouts, acne or scarring.

What is Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate?

Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate is a 4th generation of retinoids - it is oil-soluble and quick absorbing.

Why use Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate?

Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate is great because it inhibits collagen-destroying enzymes called matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs). It also boosts the skin’s own collagen synthesis (type I & III), makes the epidermis thicker and compacts the outermost layer of the skin. It's great for spot-prone skin because it reduces sebum production - but it is equally important to replenish the lipid barrier which is why we use hemi-squalane which is a wonderful saturated, plant sourced fat. Our top tip: We recommend Level 1 to clients that either have sensitive skin or that have never used Retinoids before. Our Super-R capsules are recommended for clients that have used Retinoids in the past and haven't shown any skin irritation.

Is this product suitable for vegans?

No, this product is not suitable for vegans due to the Pro-Vitamin D3 in the formula.

Does this product contain parabens?

OSKIA products are FREE FROM artificial chemicals, fragrances, preservative, colorants, petrochemicals, phthalates, DEA, TEA, sulphates or parabens.

Does OSKIA test on animals?

We're absolutely 100% against animal cruelty. OSKIA does not conduct or commission animal testing on any of its products or ingredients, or by way of any of our laboratories or suppliers. Animal testing for cosmetics is illegal in the European Union since 2009 and additional laws were adopted in the UK in 2012.

Is this product gluten-free?

The entire OSKIA range is free from gluten and all traces of gluten.

Can this product be used during pregnancy?

This product (and all other retinol or retinoid products) are not suitable for use during pregnancy.

Once I open this product how long can I use it for?

One capsule per application. Unopened capsules in the jar should be stored in a cool, dry place and can be stored for up to 2 years.