Retinol GS 50

The all-time hero in anti-ageing

Vitamins

A highly potent and multifunctional anti-ageing ingredient

Beauty editors don't get tired to highlight the superior efficacy of Retinol and thus have nourished its popularity and consumer awareness. At the same time, more consumers are turning to trusted ingredients like vitamins. So we’ve been using our longstanding expertise in this field to explore and unlock even more potential in one go-to vitamin for anti-aging skin care - Retinol. With its multiple proven benefits, over 54%* of consumers consider Retinol to be effective in cosmetic products. Now, we can confirm that some of these benefits go further – and are even more effective in synergy. 

* DSM PCA Vits study, Jan 2016. Global- N=1171, USA- N=323, France- N=260, China- N=342, Japan- N=246- All females

Product Features

  • INCI name (active): Retinol 
  • Retinol GS 50 is an easy to handle solution of the active ingredient Retinol in Polysorbate stabilized with antioxidants BHA and BHT.   

Benefits

Anti-Ageing

  • Reduces skin photo-damage effects 
  • Improves the appearance of lines and wrinkles 
  • Improves firmness and elasticity of the skin 
  • RETINOL boosts collagen performance when combined with BEAUACTIVE®

CORNEOCARE™ 

  • Improves skin smoothness 
  • Decreases skin roughness 

Blemish Care 

  • Reduces discoloration and mottled pigmentation 
  • Rebalances uneven skin tone 

 

Mode of Action

A high number of studies on molecular and gene level, as well as on structural and functional level have elucidated the way how retinol works. Retinol inhibits MMPs, reduces collagen degradation and promotes its synthesis. It stimulates Ki-67 expression, increases epidermal proliferation and compacts the stratum corneum. It downregulates the tyrosinase activity and inhibits the melanosome transfer. Many studies with volunteers have demonstrated the retinol efficacy also in vivo.

RETINOL GS 50 – the number 1 collagen booster

Consumers trust Retinol because it’s proven to boost collagen, improving skin firmness and elasticity and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. In our latest studies, we found that a formulation with 0.1% Retinol had a visible impact on forehead wrinkles in just 4 weeks and significantly reduced the depth and volume of crow’s feet compared to a placebo. Watch the video with our experts to get more details.

×

RETINOL GS 50 and BEAUACTIVE® - the new power couple

54%* of consumers around the globe believe in the effectiveness of Retinol, especially in anti-aging skin care, but for a few people high concentrations are also known to increase skin sensitivity. In a new study on human skin, we combined Retinol with BEAUACTIVE® (an ingredient made with green technology). Both of these skin care ingredients are already great collagen booster , but when used in combination they deliver a synergistic boost of 238%*, offering a way to retain Retinol’s efficacy while reducing the amounts you need in a personal care formulation. Watch the video to get the full study results.

* DSM PCA Vits study, Jan 2016. Global- N=1171, USA- N=323, France- N=260, China- N=342, Japan- N=246- All females

×

RETINOL GS 50 and BEAUACTIVE® - the perfect match for innovative skin care formulations

Using “Advanced dual chamber technology”, we’ve merged an oil gel with Retinol GS 50 and a smooth cream with the skin care ingredient BEAUACTIVE® to create a winning formula powered by two collagen boosting heroes in order to get effective and visible anti- wrinkle result. Watch the video to see the skin care formulation live on screen and get some insights as well, on how to overcome stability challenges with Retinol.

×

Request a Sample

As we only supply to businesses, we can only respond to business email addresses. Therefore, requests from personal email addresses (including @gmail.com, @hotmail.com or icloud.com) may not receive a response.

Please specify your job function

I  agree with DSM's User Terms and Conditions and acknowledge that DSM will process my personal data for the purposes described its Privacy Policy.

Stay up to date

Formulations Featured

Related Products

  • STAY-C® 50

    STAY-C 50 is a powerful anti-oxidant and free radical scavenge. The vitamin active works for a better-looking skin tone and reduces the appearance of skin blemishes and acne.

  • BEAUACTIVE®

    The natural skin care ingredient BEAUACTIVE® gives skin an improved appearance after the age of 30 due to a visible reduction of conspicuous facial pores and age spots.

  • REGU®-FADE

    The skincare ingredient REGU®-FADE is a high-performing, nature-identical resveratrol that visibly brightens skin within two weeks.

  • HYALURONIC ACID-BT

    HYALURONIC ACID-BT is a pure, ECOCERT approved biotechnologically manufactured skin bioactive that perfectly moisturizes skin and improves skin smoothness, elasticity and freshness.

Newsletter