Micro Retinol Soft Cream is one of the more recent products added to the very popular A-Cassic line by Klapp Cosmetics. Klapp Cosmetics was launched 35 years ago by Gerard Klapp and is distributed through beauticians, skin therapists ans spa’s.

“A high quality and intensive skin care, especially recomended for skin over 30 “.

Ingredients: Aqua/Water, Propylheptyl Caprylate, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Cetearyl Alcohol, Decyl Oleate, Polysorbate 60, Sucrose Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Galactoarabinan, Pentylene Glycol, Carbomer, Lecithin, Retinyl Palmitate, Heliathus Anuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Sodium Carbomer, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Hydroxyde, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Fragrance (Parfum), Alcohol, Retinol, Polysorbate 20, Butylphenyl Methylproprional, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Benzyl Salicylate, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Chlorella Vulgaris/Lupinus Albus Protein Ferment, CitricAcid, Pectin, Potassium Phosphate, Tocopherol, Isoeugenol, Cinnamyl Alcohol, Coumarin, Linalool, Citronellol, Cl 19140 (FD&C Yellow no5).

Micro Retinol Soft Cream is an “ANTI-AGEING” (hate this word) product containing Retinol. Retinol is kind of the “GOLDEN STANDARD ” where PROVEN ACTIVE INGREDIENTS  are concerned. It is the MOST ACTIVE cosmetic form of VITAMIN A. Dermatologists consider Retinol to be effctive in the treatment of WRINKLES  and SUN DAMAGED skin.

KLAPP micro retinol

Who can use this?

Klapp recommends this product for people over 30 and I agree with them. The amount of Retinol is probably quite low (less than 1%, it is quite far down the ingredients list), but this is ok. “Less is more” surely applies to Retinol. This makes the product “soft”, like the name implies, so people with SENSITIVE SKIN can use it too.

OTHER BENEFICIAL INGREDIENTS: Vitamin E, Vitamin A Palmitate (another form of Vit. A); both are ANTI-OXIDANTS, which mean they PROTECT  our skin cells against external aggressions (sun, pollution, stress).

Apricot Kernel oil: a source of fatty acids and anti-oxidants. Fatty acids RESTORE  the “hydro-lipidic mantle” of our skin. Meaning SKIN BALANCE.

TEXTURE: very light, moisturizing (you feel it instantly).

ALL skin types

Fraganced: yes

USE: NIGHT  cream, I would say, as Retinol breaks down with light.

STRONG POINTS: VERY nice product ! Absorbs instantly ; You see a FIRST RESULT OVERNIGHT.

WEAK POINTS: could’t think of anything.

Micro Retinol Soft Cream is available through Klapp depositories.


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