r-Retinoate® Ultimate Night by Medik8. A Youth Activating Cream.
r-Retinoate® Ultimate Night by Medik8. A Youth Activating Cream.
r-Retinoate® Ultimate Night

r-Retinoate® Ultimate Night

Youth Awakening Cream

r-Retinoate® Ultimate Night

r-Retinoate Ultimate Night is Medik8's masterpiece, a one-of-a-kind vitamin A technology elevated to new heights of innovation.

Never before has retinyl retinoate been intertwined with crystal-stabilized retinaldehyde. The revolutionary all-in-one night cream gifts the skin with the look of true luminosity.
The sumptuous night cream effortlessly softens the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and texture is visibly refined.
Patented, encapsulated retinyl retinoate, exclusive to Medik8.

Retinaldehyde, Encapsulated Peptides, Hyaluronic Acid, Ceramides
r-Retinoate® Ultimate Night

Transcend the evidence of time with Medik8's ultimate masterpiece.

8x Stronger Than retinol and 11x Faster Too

Retinyl retinoate is twinned with crystal-stabilized retinaldehyde; never before have these two phenomenal forms of vitamin A been combined. This extraordinary formulation delivers astonishing results, making it the most powerful product we have ever made.

All-in-One Night Cream

r-Retinoate Ultimate Night is also an all-in-one night cream. The rich apricot-toned moisturizing formula incorporates a complex of skin optimized ceramides and encapsulated peptides. The sumptuous night cream provides the moisturization and visible results of a multi-step nighttime routine, in one single product.

Get Results, Faster

r-Retinoate is proven to deliver astonishing results; expect to see fine lines and wrinkles visibly softened. 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 it

  • How to Apply

    After cleansing in the evening, massage r-Retinoate Ultimate Night evenly across face, neck and décolletage. Blend across face and neck.

  • Phase-In

    This product should be phased in gradually as it contains retinaldehyde. Use twice a week for the first 2 weeks, every other night for the next 2 weeks, then every night. You should always use a sunscreen in the morning while using vitamin A.

  • Routines & Layering

    r-Retinoate Ultimate Night features in our carefully curated regime guide Luxe Youth Awakening. Click the link for additional product recommendations and easy-to-follow layering advice.

  • Patch Test

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

  • 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.[1] Unlike most forms of vitamin A, retinyl retinoate remains stable during both day and night.

    [1]doi: 10.1016/j.bmc.2008.05.005

  • Encapsulated Retinaldehyde

    Proven to work up to 11 times faster than retinol [2], retinaldehyde is a revolutionary next-generation of vitamin A that targets the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and uneven skin texture.

    [2] G. Siegenthaler et al., Retinol and retinal metabolism, Biochem J., 1990, 268, pp 371-378

  • Encapsulated Peptides

    Featuring copper peptides encapsulated in a polymer delivery system which help to visibly smooth the skin over time.

  • Hyaluronic Acid

    With a unique ability to attract and retain more than 1,000x its own weight in water, hyaluronic acid can draw in moisture, leaving the complexion feeling both nourished and supple.

What we choose not to include

Full Ingredients

Hear from the experts

“r-Retinoate Intense marks the first time legendary molecules retinyl retinoate and crystal-stabilized retinaldehyde, both supported by numerous, robust, independent clinical trials, have been harmoniously utilised for ultimate skin revival. 11x faster and 8x more powerful than retinol, never before have such extraordinary visible results been attainable at home."

Daniel Isaacs
Director of Research