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Superskin™ Alt-Retinol Skin Paste 50ml

About this paste

Smoothes and visibly transforms the appearance of skin. Our luxurious overnight paste leaves skin feeling more supple, refreshing its appearance for a brighter, plumped, radiant-looking complexion, while also refining the look of pores.

 

This powerful blend is enriched with Bidens pilosa, a plant-based alternative to retinol that works by mimicking retinol’s mechanism of action to smooth the appearance of deeper lines and wrinkles whilst being kind to the skin.

 

The formula also contains kigelia fruit extract, shea butter and hyaluronic acid for up to 48 hours of moisturisation, leaving skin feeling nourished and hydrated.

 

Not sure what our plant-based retinol alternative can do for your skin? Discover what retinol is and how our naturally derived ingredients can work similar magic without the side effects.

 

Was £45.00 , is £36.00
(£0.72 per ml)
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Superskin™ Alt-Retinol Skin Paste 50ml
Was £45.00 , is £36.00
(£0.72 per ml)
50ml tube

“Excellent results. From first use made my skin feel firmer and plumper and left me with a lovely glow which was noted by my beauty therapist.”

Kathryn, Sheffield

Why you will love this

  • Smoothes and visibly transforms the appearance of skin
  • Moisturises and hydrates for up to 48 hours
  • Leaves skin looking visibly rejuvenated by morning
  • Dermatologically tested​
  • For all skin types, including sensitive

Alt-Retinol Paste The Results

Bidens Pilosa

BIDENS PILOSA
(Also known as Spanish needles)

A plant extract derived from a relative of the daisy family, Bidens pilosa works by mimicking retinol’s mechanism of action, helping to reduce the appearance of common signs of skin ageing. By adopting similar action to retinol, it targets areas prone to loss of firmness and plumpness, providing impressive results in smoothing the appearance of wrinkles but with minimal side effects.

Kigelia Fruit Extract

KIGELIA FRUIT EXTRACT
(Kigelia Africana)

Renowned for its skin-plumping benefits, which leaves skin feeling supple, we responsibly source our organic-certified kigelia fruit extract from Zimbabwe. Here, the supplier’s focus is on generating income for rural communities through the sustainable and equitable harvesting and processing of wild growing plant products.

Shea Butter

SHEA BUTTER
(Butyrospermum parkii)

Renowned for its excellent emollient properties and ability to help improve the barrier function of the skin, we source our shea butter from West Africa, where the pulp of the fruit is removed to reveal the kernel, which is boiled and dried in the sun before being shelled for pressing.

Carrot Seed Oil

CARROT SEED OIL
(Daucus carota sativa)

Rich in ‘carotenoids’, carrot seed oil can help support an even, healthy-looking skin tone and visibly brighten the appearance of skin when applied topically as part of a skincare formula. It’s this ingredient that gives Superskin™ Alt-Retinol Skin Paste a distinctive golden hue.

Aqua (water), Glycerin, Cetearyl alcohol, Vaccinium macrocarpon (cranberry) seed oil, Butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter, Propanediol, Polyglyceryl-6 distearate, Rosa rubiginosa seed oil, Ethylhexyl stearate, Kigelia africana (sausage tree) fruit extract, Alcohol denat., Maltodextrin, Borago officinalis seed oil, Glyceryl stearate, Canola oil, Gossypium herbaceum (cotton) seed oil, Citrus aurantium amara (petitgrain) leaf/twig oil, Lavandula hybrida (lavandin) oil, Anthemis nobilis flower oil, Punica granatum flower extract, Daucus carota sativa (carrot) seed oil, Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, Citrus aurantium amara (neroli) flower oil, Tocopherol, Jojoba esters, Astrocaryum murumuru seed butter, Phenoxyethanol, Panthenol, Linum usitatissimum (linseed) seed oil, Cetyl alcohol, Polyglyceryl-3 beeswax, Bidens pilosa extract , Caprylyl glycol, Bisabolol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Linalool, Sodium ascorbyl phosphate, Parfum (fragrance), Hydrolyzed hyaluronic acid, Daucus carota sativa root extract, Tocopheryl acetate, Geraniol, Limonene, Citric acid, CI 75130 (Beta-carotene).

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does what it says on the tin. I tried retinol from 2 different companies, both of them made my skin sore, especially around my eyes. I've used Liz Earle products for 23 years, so I thought I would try this, that's about 2 years or so now, I have been pleased with the results. I use most of the range and would not change...
Date published: 2024-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fab product I have been using this superskin alt-retinol paste for a few weeks now my skin looks and feels so supple and next morning is so hydrated. It is a regular in my skin care routine
Date published: 2024-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favourite! This is my favourite Liz Earle product. It leaves my skin feeling so hydrated Love it!
Date published: 2023-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Plumping! I have been using this for over 6 months and it has made such a difference to my very dry skin. My skin is plump, soft and brighter and the lines are softer as well and I regularly receive compliments on my skin now. I love it.
Date published: 2023-12-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best skin product I have this shipped to me in the US. My skin looks smooth and glowing. Best product I’ve ever used.
Date published: 2023-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Skin This is my sixth purchase of the Alt-Retinol skin paste. I use it every other night...it leaves my skin soft, hydrated and (to me) it leaves my fine less pronounced. I'm 48 and l believe that adding this product into my skin care routine, l have beautiful skin!!! 🤩
Date published: 2023-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely retinol cream Discovered this as a sample in the advent calendar and have been buying it since. I don’t use it every night but notice a difference in my skin using it a few times a week. Lovely
Date published: 2023-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super soft! I have bought this as a gift but have used it myself for some time and love the product. When you apply it your skin feels super soft even in the morning after a night's sleep!
Date published: 2023-10-16
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I’ve been using this every night for about 2 months - is that ok/can it cause damage ?

Asked by: MSY123
Hi, thanks for getting in touch. Our Superskin Alt-Retinol Skin Paste is a powerful overnight paste, made with highly effective retinol alternative. Leaves skin feeling more supple, refreshing its appearance for a brighter, plumped, radiant-looking complexion, while also refining the look of pores. We would recommend using this 2 - 3 times a week, and as this does not contain any retinol, this is suitable for continuous use. We hope this information helps however, should you require any further assistance, we would ask you to kindly contact our Customer Care Centre by calling 01983 813913 or, email naturallyactive@lizearle.com - The Customer Care Centre
Answered by: LizEarleBeautyCo
Date published: 2023-12-19

Can I use this with a serum that contains salicylic acid? 

Asked by: Haz123
Hi there, thank you for getting in touch. We can confirm our Superskin Alt-Retinol Skin Paste uses a plant-based alternative to Retinol, which helps deliver skincare benefits, whilst being gentle on the skin, meaning minimal side effects. After regular use, skin looks more youthful with a visible reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. There is no retinol in our Superskin Alt-Retinol Paste, so the level is 0 and should not interfere with any other skincare products within your routine, including those that contain salicylic acid. However, please note that our Paste has not been tested with products containing salicylic acid as a direct ingredient. We hope this information helps. - the Liz Earle Customer Care Centre Team.
Answered by: LizEarleBeautyCo
Date published: 2023-12-15

How long does it last in terms of date of expiry?

Asked by: Raev
Thank you for your question. We can confirm all our products have been tested in accordance with industry standards and show a minimum shelf life of at least thirty six months (3 years). It may also be helpful to know that on each of our product, you will find the EU standard Period After Opening (PAO) symbol which identifies the 'lifetime' of a product once opened for the first time. It can be used as a guide once your product has been opened. The number inside the image of the pot tells you the number of months of this product's lifetime once opened, for example, 9M indicates 9 months – the shelf life of the Superskin Alt-Retinol Skin Paste is 12 months once opened. We hope this information helps. Quality and service are at the heart of everything we do, so please do not hesitate to email us at naturallyactive@lizearle.com or call our customer centre on 01983 813913 if we can be of any further assistance. - The Liz Earle Customer Care Centre Team.
Answered by: LizEarleBeautyCo
Date published: 2023-07-21

Hi I. Does this paste help with pigmentation and sun damage?

Asked by: Natsw
This is very good to use after the exfoliating mask also by itself.Your skin looks smoother and clearer.I think it helps with sun damage but I do still have some pigmentation.I use it twice a week because my skin looks clearer and brighter after using it.
Answered by: Tiamia
Date published: 2023-05-25

So I cleanse, essence lotion, eye cream, moisturiser and then serum. When using the retinol paste would I just cleanse and put it on or would I do my routine as usual and the make the paste my last step?  Thanks in advance.

Asked by: Anonymous
I find this brilliant product works best after using the cleanse and polish, followed by instant boost. I do apply the eye cream as this is around the orbital bone. I apply the paste in place of any moisturiser or oil overnight, as (for me) works better this way. It's a 'do all' last night time application
Answered by: Archies Mum
Date published: 2023-02-26

I use retinol serum, would I be able to use your alt paste as well twice a week as I like it’s added benefits or would that be too much

Asked by: Kate p
Hi, thanks for getting in touch. Unfortunately, we're not familiar with other brands, so it's very difficult to advise whether our Superskin Alt-Retinol Skin Paste would be suitable to use alongside your retinol serum. However, this product contains plant based Bidens Pilosa, which mimics the retinol type action and is much gentler on the skin. As with all our products, we would recommend a patch test first. We hope this information helps however, should you require any further assistance, we would ask you to kindly contact our Customer Centre by calling 01983 813913, or email naturallyactive@lizearle.com - The Liz Earle Customer Care Centre
Answered by: LizEarleBeautyCo
Date published: 2023-02-24

Hi, Can the paste be used daily morning + evening ? My forehead + cheeks are quite dry you see .. Or is it not recommended? Thanks

Asked by: Vhind5
Hi To be honest I don’t really know.   I use mine couple of times a week
Answered by: Twish
Date published: 2022-12-28

Is it non comedogenic (pore blocking) . I have been told to only use non comedogenic products as some immediately cause spots despite cleansing whereas non comedogenic ones don’t . Thank you 

Asked by: Jetblot
Thank you for getting in touch. We can confirm that none of the products in the Liz Earle Naturally Active Skincare range have been tested for comedogenicity. However, we believe that one ingredient that could cause a product to be comedogenic is mineral oil and this is not something that is used in our skincare range, as we believe that plant oils are better for the skin. Our Superskin Alt-Retinol Paste is light enough to use 2-3 times a week, please be assured that we have a great returns policy in place, should you find any product unsuitable we would be more than happy for you to return the product for a full refund or exchange even after you've tried it. We hope this helps. -Liz Earle Beauty Co.
Answered by: LizEarleBeautyCo
Date published: 2022-05-03
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