Best Retinols for All Skins by BestOfMakeupAlley

StriVectin-AR Advanced Retinol Night Treatment

StriVectin - Treatments (Face) - StriVectin-AR Advanced Retinol Night Treatment

4.1/5

22 review(s)

"BEST FOR: sensitive to combination skin "I was a bit leery of starting since I have uber sensitive skin but this product is AH-MAZE-ING!!! No scent...and...Everytime I used [it] my husband would comment on how good my completion looked.""
Benefiance Pure Retinol Instant Treatment Eye Mask

SHISEIDO - Treatments (Eye) - Benefiance Pure Retinol Instant Treatment Eye Mask

4/5

25 review(s)

"BEST FOR: any skin type "These masks do a great job of rejuvenating the eye area and they work better [and] longer than any cream [I've] tried...throughout the next day my eyes look bright...and any crepiness is greatly diminished...""
.30% Retinol Serum

Makeup Artist's Choice (MUAC) - Treatments (Face) - .30% Retinol Serum

4.6/5

27 review(s)

"BEST FOR: combination and acne-prone skin "My skin is GLOWING ...I...can't wait to...wake up and see how much better my skin is going to look. Pores- shrinking, dark spot-fading...I am a brown skinned African American with big cheek pores...It works.""
Nicel Daily Repair Vitamin A Retinol Cream

Unlisted Brand - Moisturizers - Nicel Daily Repair Vitamin A Retinol Cream

4.4/5

28 review(s)

"BEST FOR: any skin type "I found that this is... as good a night cream as anything...I've tried, and it was so, SO inexpensive! Other [retinol] creams...cost 20 to 50 times more. I have a bit [of] trouble finding it now, but...it's truly a hidden gem!""
Retinol Correction Deep Wrinkle Night Cream

RoC - Treatments (Face) - Retinol Correction Deep Wrinkle Night Cream

3.6/5

155 review(s)

"BEST FOR: normal to oily skin; sensitive should avoid "I always come back to this cream because it works. My face glows and my fine lines are diminished. (I wouldn't recommend it for sensitive skin- it's got a tendency to sting. I... use a separate eye ["
Retinol Correction Deep Wrinkle Serum

RoC - Treatments (Face) - Retinol Correction Deep Wrinkle Serum

4/5

84 review(s)

"BEST FOR: any skin except sensitive (mixed reviews) "It works!...This product has softened those crow's feet considerably. It's also diminished the crepey skin on my eyelids.I feel like I've turned back the clock about 5-6 years...""
Rapid Wrinkle Repair Night Moisturizer

Neutrogena - Treatments (Face) - Rapid Wrinkle Repair Night Moisturizer

4/5

108 review(s)

"BEST FOR: combination and acne-prone; sensitive should avoid (mixed reviews) "The overall look and feel of my skin has improved...All the blackheads...have cleared up. Old acne scars...became less noticeable...My skin looks brighter and smoother.""
Rapid Wrinkle Repair Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Neutrogena - Moisturizers - Rapid Wrinkle Repair Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30

4.1/5

47 review(s)

"BEST FOR: dry (in particular) to combination skin "I can visibly see that my skin is smoother and the ever present dry patches have gone. It does temporarily plump up wrinkles around the eyes and neck...and the retinol in it does not scorch my skin.""
Ageless Intensives Deep Wrinkle Serum

Neutrogena - Treatments (Face) - Ageless Intensives Deep Wrinkle Serum

3.8/5

42 review(s)

"BEST FOR: dry to oily skin; sensitive and very dry should avoid "This is my HG retinol product. I use it every night and it is the only one that I can use on the eye area...The serum is more liquid than serum...This is the only product I apply at night.."
Skin Perfecting Lotion

Murad - Moisturizers - Skin Perfecting Lotion

3.7/5

251 review(s)

"BEST FOR: combination skin; hit or miss for other skin types " It keeps acne and fine-lines/wrinkles at bay. First time I used it, it did sting my skin because of the retinol component, but my skin [adjusted]...""
Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment

Paula's Choice - Treatments (Face) - Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment

3.9/5

74 review(s)

"GOOD FOR: sensitive and combination skin; hit or miss for other skin types "The first two weeks, I had significant peeling; After one month, my skin is smoother overall. Some sunspots and fine lines have simply vanished...signs of rosacea are reduced...""
Retinol 0.5% Refining Night Cream

SkinCeuticals - Treatments (Face) - Retinol 0.5% Refining Night Cream

4.2/5

127 review(s)

"GOOD FOR: sensitive skin "3 month I used it every 2 day.....my skin became more accustom to the retinol. I noticed my wrinkles are less apparent and skin tighter. Now it's been 6mths my skin feel good and notice a big difference. I'm glad persevered..."
Anti-Wrinkle Retinol Facial Serum

Skincare Cosmetics - Treatments (Face) - Anti-Wrinkle Retinol Facial Serum

3.9/5

10 review(s)

"GOOD FOR: sensitive skin "...since it's the form recommended for sensitive skin I tried it...[and] it is making a difference in my skin. It's been about three weeks and it's brighter and plumper than before, and my wrinkles have slightly relaxed.""
Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Cream - Night

Neutrogena - Moisturizers - Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Cream - Night

4.1/5

131 review(s)

"GOOD FOR: sensitive skin "This is a great intro to retinol. The price will seem high for the drugstore, but the ingredients are good, and there are no unnecessary irritants or fragrance in the formula.""
Professional 3% Retinoid Plus

Peter Thomas Roth - Treatments (Face) - Professional 3% Retinoid Plus

4.8/5

8 review(s)

"GOOD FOR: normal skin "My skin loves it and it's a genuine pleasure to apply each evening. Despite the high percentage (3%) of the main active, I continue to experience zero irritation or other ill effects.""
Gerovital H3 Retinol Eye Cream

Unlisted Brand - Treatments (Eye) - Gerovital H3 Retinol Eye Cream

5/5

1 review(s)

"GOOD FOR: sensitive eyes "I have issues with allergies that make my undereyes puffy and irritated and during the day scratchy, so I need a cream that takes care of my skin and keeps it healthy...I used it every day since I got it a few months ago...""
RESIST Intensive Repair Cream

Paula's Choice - Moisturizers - RESIST Intensive Repair Cream

4.2/5

21 review(s)

"GOOD FOR: all skins except oily "I alternate with the strongest concentration of prescription tretinoin. Since I've started using this moisturizer, my skin has not been irritated by the tretinoin or anything else. It has also gotten more even-toned...""
Retinol Fusion PM Night Serum

Peter Thomas Roth - Treatments (Face) - Retinol Fusion PM Night Serum

4/5

78 review(s)

"GOOD FOR: normal skin "Highly recommend this stuff...My...skin type is mostly normal (prone to dehydration but easily keep that at bay with proper moisturization) and pretty much bulletproof.""
Rapid Tone Repair Night Moisturizer

Neutrogena - Moisturizers - Rapid Tone Repair Night Moisturizer

4.1/5

37 review(s)

"GOOD FOR: normal to oily skin "I've been using this product for over a year and love it. It's surprisingly moisturizing considering it's more like a serum than a cream, and it keeps my skin smooth, even, and glowing...""
Regeneration Overnight Retinol Recovery

Beauticontrol - Treatments (Face) - Regeneration Overnight Retinol Recovery

5/5

3 review(s)

"GOOD FOR: sensitive skin "I have noticed smoother / more even skin, although not much in diminishing of fine lines under the eyes (I don't have lines elsewhere so will see how this will prevent lines from forming). No allergic reaction or pimple[s]...""