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Ole Henriksen

Glow Cycle™ Retin-ALT Power Serum

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

Size: 1oz

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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 bakuchiol serum, powered with AHAs and bakuchiol—a plant-based 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 bakuchiol 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 plant-based 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.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a great serum. This serum is absolutely wonderful. My face feels refreshed, the serum smells too good (due to all of the floral products that they have grounded up and put in it), and it makes me feel like my skin feels like it is staying tight throughout my daily routine.
Date published: 2020-06-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Yet to find it's value I was researching for a retinol alternative and found this product which would be similar to a product that I wanted which was discontinued by the other skincare brand but I'm yet to find if this product actually works since it's been only three weeks into using this serum. Overall, I like the smell and consistency. Can feel somewhat drying or maybe there's tiny grains of something when applying. Is it worth the price? I doubt so.
Date published: 2020-05-27
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Turns my face reddish purple I used to like this moisturizer but recently its turning my face shades of purple & red. it's the same bottle i purchased a few months ago so I'm not sure if the ingredients settle with age....it's not even 6 months old so who knows.... I even use less and less each time but i still get that tint and i can't even cover my entire face with it or else I'd look like a clown.
Date published: 2020-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really liked this serum I initially tried this as a sample, and immediately fell in love. Made my very dry skin feel plump and moisturized. I have dull looking skin and this makes me glow! I used with the Night Retin-Alt cream and that was a bit much, the next day my skin looked great but felt very taut. At first I thought wow face lift but then it was bit uncomfortable. I now alternate between the serum and night cream, rather than together. I would highly recommend!
Date published: 2020-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'm in love Sephora gifted me the power duo which was this day serum and the night cream as a pair, for sample sizes they lasted me a little over a month and my skin looked soooo good. I love this product especially because I've been not using cover up as much this year and it makes my natural skin look glowy and awake. I read other reviews about how they didn't see a difference but honestly everyone has different skin types. I'm a combo skin/ dry and this product gives me life! (And the night cream).
Date published: 2020-05-15
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not a fan Very watery and. Turns my face a silver/purple color from all the unnecessary ingredients. Not sure if I’m seeing results but I am seeing the color come off all over my white pillows in the morning. Love all of your other products though.
Date published: 2020-04-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not worth the money I used most of the products and it never bothered me but this serum is the worst. It has my skin looking like someone smeared chalk on my face.
Date published: 2020-04-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Overpriced. I have dry skin, and I was hoping this would add a charge to my routine. With the 50+ price tag, I was very hopeful. I have used this serum for weeks with no avail my skin has not changed. You think it is adding glow to your skin when you first apply it, because your skin is shiny and glowing. I would attribute that to the use of a liquid highlighter like substance to make you think you skin is glowing.
Date published: 2020-04-07
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