Augustinus Bader The Retinol Serum (30 ml)
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Augustinus Bader

The Retinol Serum

SKU: 47968

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Formulated to reduce the appearance of deep lines and wrinkles, blemishes, and pigmentation while protecting against premature aging and future breakouts. Powered by TFC8®.


- Pure Retinol complements TFC8®’s renewing properties for healthier, rejuvenated skin.
- Reduces the appearance of deep lines and wrinkles.
- Helps reduce blemishes for clear, smooth, even skin.
- Helps optimize the skin microbiome and helps prevent the overgrowth of unwanted bacteria.
- Helps reduce the appearance of acne scars and hyperpigmentation.
- Locks in moisture to keep skin hydrated, radiant, and plump.
- Clean. Formulated without irritants, allergens, or synthetic fragrance.
- Vegan.

Visible Results:
- 97% agree the appearance of deep wrinkles and fine lines is reduced.
- 100% agree skin looks lifted, tighter and firmer.
- 98% agree skin looks glowing and radiant.
- 98% agree skin tone looks more even.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


After cleansing and prepping your skin with Augustinus Bader products, gently massage the desired amount of The Retinol Serum over the face, neck, and décolleté.

- Smooth along your jawline in upward sweeping motions.
- Sweep from your nose to your ears and across your forehead and massage over the cheeks to your temples.
- Apply from the base of the neck to the tip of the chin and take any excess serum and massage over the décolleté.

Ingredients + Benefits

The Beauty of TFC8®
Augustinus Bader proven results are powered by Professor Bader's TFC8®, or Trigger Factor Complex - an exclusive patented technology comprised of over 40 ingredients and inspired by over 30 years of research, innovation and clinical study.

1. TFC8® technology guides key nutrients and powerful natural ingredients to the cells, creating and supporting an optimal environment for cellular renewal.

2. TFC8® turns potent base formulations into smarter, adaptive skin and hair care capable of addressing individualized concerns - from the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, and cellulite to brittle or weak hair, strand breakage, shedding, and damage caused by external stressors.

3. TFC8® nourishes and protects, training the cells for the long-term for healthier, stronger, more resilient skin and hair.

Key Ingredients:
Powered by the patented TFC8® technology and formulated with hyper-hydrators and complexion correctors including nourishing Rice Bran Oil, Edelweiss and Pomegranate Seed extracts, and other rejuvenating actives to help revitalize and protect the skin.

Pure Retinol
A clean, stabilized form of retinol that promotes the skin’s natural cell renewing processes. Helps reduce the appearance of blemishes, acne scarring, fine lines, and wrinkles while regulating oily skin and improving tone and texture.

Zinc Complex
An essential bio-mineral with skin healing benefits. Offers powerful anti-inflammatory protection while purifying, strengthening the skin barrier, and regulating sebum, for a healthy, fresh glow.

Microbiome Blend
A trio of potent botanical extracts - Manuka, Black Pepper, & Magnolia - known for their antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. This naturally powerful blend helps inhibit the overgrowth of unwanted bacteria that can trigger irritations and blemishes while supporting the dermal microbiome, for a healthy, well-balanced skin ecosystem.

Marine Ectoine
This natural active is proven to reduce wrinkles and deeply hydrate, while protecting the skin from environmental stress, such as UV and pollution.

Japanese Knotweed Extract
A bio-optimized extract that addresses skin inflammation and blemishes. Helps to regulate enzyme activity and inhibit acne-causing bacteria, for a clearer, smoother and softer complexion.

Full Ingredients:
Aqua/Water/Eau, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Octyldodecanol, C12-16 Alcohols, Squalane, Propanediol, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Ectoin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Hybrid Oil, Palmitic Acid, Myristyl Alcohol, PCA, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Xanthan Gum, Potassium Sorbate, Carbomer, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Sodium Benzoate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Citric Acid, Zinc PCA, Maltodextrin, Retinol, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Panthenol, Totarol, Leptospermum Scoparium Branch/Leaf Oil, Niacinamide, Sodium Hydroxide, Calcium Pantothenate, Sodium Starch Octenylsuccinate, Magnolia Officinalis Bark Extract, Piper Nigrum (Pepper) Seed Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Pyridoxine HCl, Alanyl Glutamine, Arginine, Oligopeptide-177, Phenylalanine, Sisymbrium Irio Seed Oil, Sodium Chloride, Silica.

Ingredients may be subject to change. The most accurate and up to date product ingredient list can also found on the product packaging.

Brand Info

Professor Augustinus Bader is a globally recognized biomedical scientist and physician and one of the foremost experts in the field of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine.

In a career that has spanned the globe, the German-born Professor has spent over 30 years researching and developing technologies that activate and harness the human body's capacity to heal, with a focus on the reawakening of cells that become dormant due to aging or trauma. In 2008 he developed a groundbreaking Wound Gel that heals severe skin traumas without the need for surgery or skin grafts. It is this revolutionary technique that inspired Augustinus Bader skincare.

Professor Bader is currently the director of Cell Techniques and Applied Stem Cell Biology at The University of Leipzig, in Leipzig, Germany where he lives with his family.

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