New to Youth to the People
’s slate of skincare products at Sephora
is the Retinal + Niacinamide Youth Serum. The multi-effect retinal serum features retinaldehyde, a potent non-prescription retinoid, to smooth blemished skin, improve the look of fine lines and brighten uneven skin tone. Niacinamide
, essential ceramides and adaptogens also support a healthy skin barrier and help retinal work smarter, according to the company.
Key ingredients include 0.15% stabilized retinaldehyde; three essential ceramides, or fatty acids
that work to replenish and lock in moisture to help strengthen skin’s protective barrier; and 5% niacinamide, which partners with retinaldehyde to fast-track results while working to brighten uneven skin tone, minimize the look of large pores, support barrier health and help calm skin, said the company.
Other ingredients include ashwagandha
, an antioxidant-rich adaptogenic herb known to fend off oxidative and environmental stressors and provide skin-soothing and calming effects; hyaluronic acid, squalane and vitamin E to replenish moisture in a lightweight texture; and an adaptogenic mushroom complex of shitake, maitake and reishi mushrooms
The brand was acquired last year by L’Oreal, as reported in Happi.