April 21st 2021


Medik8 Crystal Retinal Night Serum Review

This UK professional skincare brand caught our attention because of its serious anti-ageing claims. We decided to test out one of their bestsellers - Crystal Retinal Night Serum and here are our thoughts.

Medik8 Review Crystal Retinal Night Serum - works fast

This serum contains retinal, which we learned is a much more stabile, effective and less irritating form of retinol, that claims to produce results faster than classic forms of retinol.

Medik8 Review Crystal Retinal Night Serum - price

The price of this product varies depending on the strength you’re going with - Retinal 1 is more affordable and great for beginners, 3 is for more advanced users, and 6 and 10, the most expensive ones, are for serious retinol junkies.

Overall they are on the pricier side, but still reasonable considering what they claim to do - keep you looking youthful and wrinkle free, and even revert signs of ageing.

Medik8 Review Crystal Retinal Night Serum - look and feel

It comes with a pump and the packaging looks sleek and luxurious. The smell is pleasant and very mild.

The serum is creamy, non-greasy, fast absorbing, and feels very light on the skin, allowing other products to layer on top of it seamlessly.

Medik8 Review Crystal Retinal Night Serum - visible difference

We chose Retinal 3 and can say it’s very gentle, non-irritating and seriously effective! After a week we started noticing the skin was smoother, fine lines were gone, pores were smaller, and skin looked airbrushed.

Medik8 Review Crystal Retinal Night Serum - application

We recommend using it sparingly - you’ll only need one pump for your face and neck, and this way one bottle will give you a lot of bang for your buck.


We definitely recommend this product and are curious to try more from this brand!


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