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Glow Cycle™ Retin-ALT Power Serum

Instantly brightens; target fine lines, wrinkles, pores and dark spots.


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  • The Details

    Instantly brightens; target fine lines, wrinkles, pores and dark spots.

    Say “hello results, goodbye retinol” with bakuchiol, a plant-based retinol alternative.

    This groundbreaking age-defying serum, powered with AHAs and bakuchiol—a natural alternative to retinol— fights all major signs of aging and more. It targets fine lines, wrinkles and dark spots, firms and reduces the look of pores.

    Enriched with Edelweiss stem cell, a delicately beautiful and resilient flower that thrives in harsh conditions, this potent day serum also helps firm and improve elasticity. And, with hibiscus flower extract, it dramatically evens skin tone and texture.

    Plus, its lavender tint instantly brightens to awaken a fresher, more youthful-looking Ole Glow®!

    • Instantly Brightens
    • Targets fine lines and wrinkles
    • Reduces the look of pores
    • Reduces the look of dark spots
  • Ingredients

    This product does not contain parabens, sulfates, or phthalates.

    • Bakuchiol

      Derived from the Ayurvedic babchi plant, a natural retinol alternative that helps even skin tone, smooth texture and target fine lines and wrinkles

    • Edelweiss stem cell

      Promotes firmness and improves the look of fine lines and wrinkles

    • AHAs (glycolic and lactic acids) and hibiscus flower extract

      Gently retexturize to even skin tone and smooth texture

    • Red algae and tara extracts

      Promote firmness

    • Lemon, sugarcane, sandalwood, licorice root and chamomile extracts

      Help condition and soften skin

    Full List

    Ingredients: Aqua/Water/Eau, Propanediol, Glycerin, Squalane, Glycereth-26, Glyceryl Polyacrylate, Mica, Cetearyl Alcohol, Bakuchiol, Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, Dimethicone, Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate, Aminomethyl Propanol, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters, Phenoxyethanol, Hydroxyacetophenone, Parfum/Fragrance, Ceteareth-20, Glycolic Acid, Lactic Acid, Leontopodium Alpinum Callus Culture Extract, Caesalpinia Spinosa Fruit Extract, Cellulose Gum, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract, Kappaphycus Alvarezii Extract, Silica, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Extract, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Xanthan Gum, Ethylhexylglycerin, Citric Acid, Limonene, Linalool, Citral, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Violet 2 (Ci 60730), Red 4 (Ci 14700).

  • How to Use

    Directions: Apply evenly to face and neck daily. Gently massage in an upward, circular motion. In the morning, layer over Truth Serum. At night, pair with Goodnight Glow Retin-ALT Sleeping Crème. For external use only. Use as directed. Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product for a week afterward. Avoid eye area. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately.

  • Inspiration

    Ole was inspired by the dramatic age-fighting benefits retinol delivers, but wanted to find a natural alternative. He selected bakuchiol, derived from the Ayurvedic babchi herb, after learning that it delivers retinol-like youth-boosting benefits—and is suitable for use during the day. This serum’s skin-brightening lavender tint is inspired by the babchi plant’s delicate flowers.

Glow Cycle™ Retin-ALT Power Serum is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 850.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Done Looking - Everything I ever wanted! I have pores, texture, oily skin with dry patches, and breakout every now and then. I have always jumped from one moisturizer to another with no luck as I felt they would just sit on my skin without doing anything and making a lot more oily. I considered this product, both the serum and sleeping crème because of my favorite youtuber. However, based on reviews, I was a little hesitant because of the allergic reactions and breakouts, but I decided to buy it and give it a try. I can say that I am really happy because I found this decision to be the best I have ever made, skincare wise. I have always wanted a glowing face not an oily one. Both of these products have done that, my face is brighter, my pores are getting smaller, discoloration is going away, and most importantly, I have the OleGlow and not a greaseball of a face. Now, I am trying the banana brightening eye crème and the truth serum and I couldn't be happier, totally recommend!
Date published: 2018-12-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bad Allergic Reaction!!! I received a complimentary sample of the Glow Cycle Retin-Alt Power Serum. I have no known skin allergies or sensitive skin; however, I developed a severe itchy, red rash within 24 hours of applying the product to my neck and face. So far it’s been about 5 days since I’ve used the product and the rash is still present on a significant portion of my face and neck. I would not recommend this product to anyone!
Date published: 2018-12-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Severe allergic reaction - ended up in hospital I recieved a sample of this whilst shopping other skin care products. After two hours of applying the serum, my face and neck started to itch, then became red and really hot, then began to swell up. After 8 hours my face was unrecognizable, eyelids completely swollen (I did not apply any serum on the eye area of course), lips and throat swollen. Full on angiooedema. My face was hurting so bad I had to go to the emergency room where I was treated with steroids and anti-histamines. Three days later, my face is still red, itchy and swollen. Hopefully, a one week prednisone treatment will calm it down.
Date published: 2018-12-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Broke me about! I purchased this a few weeks ago from Sephora and have had to stop using it completely. It broke me out like no other product i have used before. I do not have sensitive skin and have never had reactions from products before so was very disappointed with what this did to my skin. It gave me the most horribly tiny under the skin bumps all over my face that made my face so red and sore. I had to stop using it and it took a week for my face to calm down. I had made no other changes to my usual routine so it had to be this product. Totally horrible, would not recommend to anyone.
Date published: 2018-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My skin loves me for this! I have been using Ole Henrikson products for about 6 years but this serum is a game changer now that I'm 50. i love it!!! I only wish I would’ve discovered this in my 20’s!
Date published: 2018-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best serum ever! I been using Ole Hendriksen products since April 2018 and i love it... now this New serum been using for Almost 2 months and its amazing. I had problems of my face ever since with my oily skin that cause acne that leave scars and dullness but now it starts fading. It's anti_aging really!!!
Date published: 2018-11-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Allergic Reaction I received a complimentary sample of the Glow Cycle Retin-Alt power serum. Not having sensitive skin or any known topical allergies, I didn’t think anything of trying the sample out. Within 24 hours of applying my neck and face had turned bright red and within another 12 hours my face was swollen. Almost 5 days after testing this product out, my face and neck are almost scaly to the touch. As someone who has gone 26 years without a reaction like this to a face product and does not have sensitive skin, I strongly recommend testing this product on a smaller patch of skin before sacrificing your face and risking having to take off work to sit at home with ice packs on your face.
Date published: 2018-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Totally love! I received this product complimentary for review purposes. I totally love Ole’s products and this one definitely did not disappoint. After using the serum for a week, I did notice the fine lines around my mouth and crows feet at the corner of my eyes were less visible. I was so impressed that I did purchase the Sleep Creme as well. Paired together, I don’t think my face has been so soft and glowy. Hopefully, these two products can combat the dryness the colder weather usually does to my skin.
Date published: 2018-10-01
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