Spring is finally here and my skin is celebrating. The cold weather and indoor heat are especially harsh on my skin. My rosacea flares up leaving me with angry red skin. During a flare-up, I have to use the most gentle cleanser and moisturizer until my skin heals. When I am not using exfoliators, my skin gets very dry and flaky. I was going to start using my retinol moisturizer for a few days to smooth out my skin. I noticed I was running low on my retinol moisturizer and just before I went to reorder, I was given the opportunity to try Oz Natural Super Youth 2.5% Retinol Moisturizer.

*Before I test a product, I stop using exfoliators for a few days so I get a good read on the test product.

I started by following my normal daytime routine:

– cleansing
– skipped toner
– skipped serum
– applied eye cream
– applied Oz Natural Super Youth 2.5% Retinol Moisturizer
– applied BB Cream (has SPF)

The first thing I noticed was there was no scent. The texture is smooth and absorbed well. I applied my BB cream and went about my day.

I followed my regular night routine:

– cleansing
– skipped toner
– skipped serum
– applied eye cream
– applied Oz Natural Super Youth 2.5% Retinol Moisturizer
– applied night cream

The next morning, my face felt so smooth. Normally when trying a new exfoliant, it will take a few days before I notice smoother skin. This retinol moisturizer worked overnight. After using the moisturizer for a few days, I noticed no irritation or redness. My skin is smooth, soft, and very moisturized.

What sets this retinol moisturizer apart from others I have used is the addition of Vitamin E, Vitamin B5, and Shea Butter. I am very pleased with the results I am experiencing with Oz Natural Super Youth 2.5% Retinol Moisturizer. OZ Naturals is a brand I am well familiar with. I am a fan of their eye creams and now a fan of Oz Natural Super Youth 2.5% Retinol Moisturizer. Here is some information about Oz Natural Super Youth 2.5% Retinol Moisturizer.

About the Product

ALL NATURAL – This Retinol Cream Does Not Contain Harmful Alcohol, Parabens, Or Sulfates
CLINICAL Strength Anti Wrinkle, Anti Aging Cream Will Truly Diminish The Signs Of Aging While Nourishing Your Skin With The Most Natural & Potent Ingredients Available
CRUELTY-FREE, Vegan Retinol Formula Is Safe For All Skin Types
THE MOST Effective Retinol Moisturizer Available – 4oz Size

Key Ingredients:

Vitamin A: Vitamin A works to naturally exfoliate dead skin cells, aiding the skin’s cell turnover rate. Regular use can lighten hyperpigmentation, minimize fine lines and wrinkles, combat aggravated, ruddy skin tones and improve overall tone and clarity.

Hyaluronic Acid: With the ability to hold 1000 times its weight in water, Hyaluronic Acid pulls moisture deep into the skin and holds it there. Regular use of Hyaluronic Acid aids in plumping the skin to appear more youthful and smooths skin for a softer, silkier feeling.

Vitamin E: A powerful antioxidant that works to neutralize free radicals and prevent cellular damage, Vitamin E protects, repairs, soothes and moisturizes the skin.

Green tea: Green tea has well-documented antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can reduce skin damage by quenching free radicals and reducing inflammation.

Panthenol (Vitamin B5): Panthenol is a natural humectant, which penetrates the lower layers of the skin to help retain moisture and provide a soft, smooth appearance. Its exfoliating properties also fight free radicals and promote new, healthy skin cells.

Jojoba oil: Jojoba oil is loaded with essential fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamin E, and sterols (lipid-like compounds that reduce inflammation and improve skin metabolism). Because is it rapidly absorbed by the skin, it makes a highly effective moisturizer and can improve the health and appearance of dry, flaky skin as well as oily, acneic skin.

Full List Of Ingredients (71% Organic):

Organic Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera), Isopropyl Palmitate (Palm Oil), Kosher Vegetable Glycerin, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, Organic Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower Oil), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond Oil), Hyaluronic Acid, Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Organic Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba Oil), Organic Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea), Organic Resina Propoli (Propolis), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexyl Glycerin, Xanthan Gum, Allantoin, Citric Acid.

OZ Natural products are cruelty-free, paraben free, sulfate free, mineral oil free, lanolin free and gluten free. I am happy to see the addition of an expiration date stamped on the bottle.

One thing you MUST do when using a retinol product is to wear sunscreen. Your skin is more susceptible to sunburn so do not forget to use a sunscreen during the daylight hours.

You can find more information about Oz Natural Super Youth 2.5% Retinol Moisturizer here.

*I have received this product at no cost for my fair and unbiased opinion.

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