r-Retinoate® Day & Night Eye Serum. A Youth Activating Cream Day & Night Eye Serum.
r-Retinoate® Day & Night Eye Serum. A Youth Activating Cream Day & Night Eye Serum.
r-Retinoate® Day & Night Eye Serum
r-Retinoate® Day & Night Eye Serum

r-Retinoate® Day & Night Eye Serum


Youth Awakening Cream

The ultimate indulgence for delicate eyes based on r-Retinoate, a true breakthrough in vitamin A technology that is designed to outperform retinol in every way.

Featuring an advanced alternative to retinol called retinyl retinoate, r-Retinoate interlaces revolutionary science with a sublime formulation, to create an exquisite sensorial experience with visible results.
The appearance of fine lines and wrinkles are minimized, and the under-eyes are left visibly radiant.
Patented, encapsulated retinyl retinoate, exclusive to Medik8.

Hesperidin & Caffeine
r-Retinoate® Day & Night Eye Serum
  • Key Benefits
    • Fine Lines are Softened

      The first serum of its kind, the formula harnesses the ability of r-Retinoate to soften the appearance of lines and wrinkles, gifting the under-eyes with visible vitality and radiance.

    • Use Day & Night

      The featherlight serum can be used both in the day and night for heightened results. Sinking effortlessly into the eye contours the gentle serum visibly softens the passage of time.

    • Astonishing Results

      Highly tolerated even by the most sensitive skin types, retinyl retinoate is proven to deliver astonishing visible results. Improvements become even more remarkable over time with continued use. The ability of this unique hybrid molecule has been demonstrated in multiple studies including a clinical trial published in the highly esteemed British Journal of Dermatology.

  • How To Use
    1. After cleansing in the morning and evening, apply r-Retinoate Day & Night Eye Serum around the eye area, carefully avoiding the eyelids.

    2. Patch testing prior to use is advised. Refer to medik8.co/patch for an in-depth guide to patch testing.

  • Ingredients
    ​​​ ​​Retinyl Retinoate

    Patented, encapsulated retinyl retinoate, exclusive to Medik8.

    This gentle yet performance-driven molecule is a true innovation in vitamin A technology; it has been clinically proven to be 8x more powerful than retinol.[2] Unlike most forms of vitamin A, retinyl retinoate remains stable during both day and night.

    [2] H. Kim et al., Synthesis and in vitro biological activity of retinyl retinoate, a novel hybrid retinoid derivative, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 2008, 15;16(12), pp 6387-93


    Found naturally in citrus fruits, hesperidin helps to support brighter-looking under eyes.


    Caffeine helps to boost the appearance of tired-looking eyes.

    ​​​ Glycerin

    As a natural humectant, glycerin attracts water to leave skin visibly hydrated and smoothed.

    Full Ingredients
  • The Science Behind

    “All ingredients are skillfully mixed in our UK labs. To ensure continued pre-manufacture freshness of our exclusive active ingredient, retinyl retinoate is blended precisely into the finished formula creating a powerful yet beautifully elegant cream-serum: maximising visible results in every single bottle.”

    Daniel Isaacs, Medik8 Director of Research