Category: Retinol Products

My Experiment with Differin 0.1% + Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5%

Before I decided to write this post, I’ve actually been debating with myself on whether I should even start writing this. The thing is that I’ve tried to use both products (the Differin 0.1% gel and the¬†Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5%) in a way that’s never been indicated on the product packaging or its leaflet so it’s kind of an unorthodox method of using them. However, … Read More My Experiment with Differin 0.1% + Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5%

Review – Pestle & Mortar Superstar Retinol Night Oil

Photo taken from official website¬†pestleandmortar.com I came across the Irish brand Pestle & Mortar when Caroline Hirons (the super famous UK skincare blogger) claimed that their Superstar Retinol Night Oil is “the best retinol I’ve used outside of a prescription“. With a claim like that, and especially from one who’s known to be a skincare guru, how could I not check that product out?! … Read More Review – Pestle & Mortar Superstar Retinol Night Oil

Review – Differin Gel 0.1%

Photo taken from official Differin website Differin Gel contains a powerful prescription-strength retinoid called adapalene in concentrations of both 0.1% and 0.3% respectively. According to their official website, “adapalene adjusts the speed of skin cell turnover to make sure your skin goes through the right process, creating a healthier environment for skin.¬†Regulating skin cell turnover to a normal rate helps to keep the pores … Read More Review – Differin Gel 0.1%