#Bagaholicbébé: 4 Luxury Retinol Serums For Smoother, Brighter Skin



When it comes to a do-it-all anti-ageing ingredient, retinol is undoubtedly the gold standard. The vitamin A derivative is known to be one hardworking multitasker that not only boosts collagen and regulates cell turnover, but also strengthens skin barrier and even regulates sebum. In the long run, it even works to reduce pore size and pigmentation, brighten skin and smooth out lines.

Ready to give this long-term game changing ingredient a go? Read on to discover the three luxury retinol serums for smoother, brighter skin.

01 - Augustinus Bader The Retinol Serum, SGD530 for 30 ML
The key to cult beauty brand Augustinus Bader’s success is its patented skin cellular-renewing TFC8 Complex. With more than 30 years of research behind it, this star complex lies at the heart of all its products.

These range from its hero creation, The Cream, to its latest launch, The Retinol Serum. Gentle yet effective, this new lightweight hydrating treatment packs a punch to smooth skin, reduce lines and protect against blemishes. Best of all, it does so without causing the typical discomfort of redness associated with retinol use. This formulation is suitable for all skin types and particularly recommended for those with ageing, oily and blemish-prone skin. AUGUSTINUS BADER

02 - Auteur Definitive Retinol Serum, SGD555 for 30 ML
Auteur’s sleek seven-sided glass bottles topped with exquisite tortoise shell caps may be the first thing to catch your eye, but the German beauty brand’s high-active compositions that use an advanced delivery system are what will have you doing a double take.

This includes its cult-favourite brightening overnight retinol serum that’s infused with a potent combination of AHAs, encapsulated retinol and bakuchiol to accelerate cellular renewal, reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation and support the formation of new collagen for smoother skin. Auteur is available at Freia Aesthetic. AUTEUR

03 - Cle de Peau Beaute Wrinkle Smoothing Serum Supreme, SGD440 for 20 ML
With a name like Wrinkle Smoothing Serum Supreme, you can count on this retinol-powered anti-ageing serum to target the appearance of deep-set wrinkles for smoother looking skin.

Rich and dewy in texture, this skin delight works synergistically to hydrate, smooth and re-texturise skin, while reducing the visible signs of damage caused by environmental stress. Plus, it’s also brimming with an illuminating complex and hyaluronic acid to impart radiance and moisturise respectively. CLE DE PEAU BEAUTE

04 - Eve Lom Radiance Repair Retinol Serum, SGD270 for 30 ML
Do your skin goals include more glow as well as improved firmness? Then consider this gentle-yet-potent solution by the British label that renowned facialist Eve Lom founded in 1985.

All about reviving radiance and plumping the skin, the multi-active solution is brimming with a unique blend. It combines wrinkle-fighting liposome encapsulated retinol with microbiome rebalancing prebiotic oat kernel ferment and exfoliating AHAs. EVE LOM

For more information, do visit the brands’ respective sites