Phyto Retinol Serum with Bakuchiol

L'Abeille Skincare



A non-irritating natural retinol alternative serum with Bakuchiol and marine micro-algae to soften the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles and improve skin texture. Suits all skin types, including Sensitive Skin.


L'Abeille's Phyto Retinol Bakuchiol serum is a brilliant combination of powerful micro-algae extracts, bakuchiol, plant ceramides, & omega rich oils to target visible signs of aging. Use regularly to help soften the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and even out skin tone.

Bakuchiol, a plant derived alternative to retinol, helps soften the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles without drying or irritating skin.

 Marine microalgae helps strengthen skin while restoring its natural suppleness. Research shows it helps to visibly decrease wrinkle depth and volume while improving elasticity, hydration and softness of the skin.

Marula Oil is a rich source of fatty acids including skin-loving Omega’s 6 & 9 to intensely nourish your skin leaving it noticeably smoother, softer and more resilient.

Apply on clean skin before your moisturizer. Smooth in gently on face and throat. Use in the morning and evening alone or in combination with your favorite moisturizer.
Sclerocarya birrea (organic marula) oil, carthamus tinctorius (safflower) oil, nigella sativa (black cumin seed) oil, oryza sativa (rice bran) oil avena sativa (oat kernel) oil, squalane, simmondsia chinensis (organic jojoba) oil, glycine soja (soybean) oil, hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn) fruit extract, bakuchiol, cylindrotheca fusiformis (algae) extract, capric/caprylic triglycerides, tocopherol (vitamin e), pogostemon cablin (organic patchouli) oil, cymbopogon schoenanthus (organic lemongrass) oil, Eugenia caryophyllus (clove leaf) oil, citrus sinensis (orange) oil, citrus medica limonum (organic lemon) oil, cananga odorata (organic ylang ylang) oil, melaleuca viridiflora (organic niaouli) oil. *limonene, *linalool, *citral, *citronellol, *geraniol, *naturally occurs in essential oils

LABELLING ERROR: Please note a manufacturing label error occurred and label incorrectly includes oak moss and tree moss as ingredients. These ingredients are NOT in this formula.

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Bakuchiol is clinically proven to reduce multiple signs of aging including:
  • Significant reduction in depth and appearance of fines lines and wrinkles
  • Increases elasticity and firmness of skin
  • Protects against free radical damage
  • Fades Pigmentation and age spots, providing a more even skin tone
  • Improves skin texture for a smoother appearance

Marine Micro-Algae:

  • In-vitro studies: Used at 2% to increase collagen synthesis by 19.3% in 24h and used at 0.5%, gradual increase of collagen synthesis by 17.2% in 72h
  • In-vivo studies: Significantly decreases wrinkle depth and volume at only 1.5% use and after 1 month of use compared to placebo
  • Auto-evaluation: Volunteers confirm improvement in elasticity, hydration and softness of the skin

What is bakuchiol? Is it better than retinol? Topical retinol is one of the most-studied ingredients available to help stimulate collagen and minimize the appearance of sun damage and lines and wrinkles. Unfortunately it has many side effects including dryness and irritation plus sensitivity to sun and should never be used during the day.

Bakuchiol, a plant extract (from the psoralea corylifolia plant ) is clinically proven to safely reduce multiple signs of aging without the side effects of retinol. Bakuchiol functions similarly to a retinol, increasing cell turnover thereby boosting collagen and elastin production and diminishing signs of aging such as fine lines, wrinkles, skin laxity, and photo-aging.

Can I go out in the sun after using this? Yes. Unlike Retinol, Bakuchiol will not increase photosensitivity and is safe to use during the day. We always recommend using a sunscreen when outdoors.

Can I put a moisturizer or sunscreen on top of this? Yes. The phyto-retinol serum can be used in conjunction with other products. We recommend applying this serum first then top with a moisturizer if needed.

When is the best time to use the Phyto-Retinol serum? In the morning? At night? Can be combined into both your AM & PM routine. It can be used alone or mixed with your existing day/night cream.

What percent of bakuchiol is in this product? Percentages of ingredients are considered proprietary information and not generally released. However, we reached out to L'Abeille to confirm its effectiveness. See the official answer from L'Abeille: Yes, it is definitely at the effective & tested %. We pride ourselves in offering all our actives at their tested & proven percentages.

Can this be used on under eye area? Yes it can be used around your eye area taking care not to get any in your eyes.

Can I use the Phyto-Retinol serum with Glow Intense Serum? It can be, but if you want to use both - we recommend the Glow for day and Phyto-Retinol at night. Glow is a lighter oil feeling and Phyto-Retinol a more nourishing feel.

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