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SkinCeuticals Retexturing Activator

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This revolutionary resurfacing and replenishing serum surpasses the results of a 20% daily glycolic treatment while simultaneously reinforcing the skin’s barrier for healthier, more radiant skin. Retexturing Activator harnesses two polar mechanisms — exfoliation and hydration — to activate skin’s regeneration response, visibly diminishing surface lines and transforming skin’s fabric into a smoother, softer texture.


  • Improves radiance and skin tone.
  • Smoothes and retexturizes skin.
  • Provides a non-irritating, hydrating base.
  • Reinforces the skin's barrier.
  • Formula is oil-free.
  • Suitable for all skin types, especially those with dry, dull or dehydrated skin.

**Winner! Best Skincare Brand and Best Longstanding Brand 2017 as voted for by SkinStore customers.**

Product Details

  • SkinCeuticals
  • Correct
  • Twice daily, apply 4-6 drops to face, neck, and chest.

  • Aqua/Water/EAU, Hydroxyethyl Urea, Hydroxyethypiperazine Ethane Sulfonic Acid, Pentylene Glycol, Saccharomyces/Xylinum/Black Tea Ferment, Glycerin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Methylparaben, Phenoxyethanol.

Customer Reviews

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(11 Reviews)

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It Works!


I had only been using the Skinseuticals moisturizers and toner when I decided as i turned 50 I needed more. I don't get breakouts, but my skin tends to get oily & felt I need something to make my face look brighter. After receiving a sample of this, I have never been without it. I saw a definite difference after using it just a few days. I use it at night after the toner & before the Night moisturizer. On nights that I get lazy & skip this Activator, I notice a difference when applying makeup the next day. It just seems that when used, the skin is brighter and texture is smoother. I just really like it. I like reading these reviews to help me decide if a product will do what I expect, and this one delivers. I get many compliments on my skin & it is a combination of good products like skinseuticals and a healthy lifestyle.

Sat Aug 19 03:52:21 BST 2017 by

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Worth the money


This product makes your skin moist and smoother. The exfoliation is gentle but effective. Perfect for very sensitive skin. Only drawback is that it is sticky when your face is on the pillow. I am willing to put up with that for the benefit of more radiant skin. Too heavy for daytime use.

Tue Sep 02 18:07:28 BST 2014 by

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Go to product


This is one of my have to have go to products. I ran out for a bit and my skin looked dull. Love it!

Wed Apr 23 12:13:24 BST 2014 by

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I've been using this for about a week now and I've seen results from day 1. My skin complexion color looks much more even. Skin texture is improving as well. No dry spots. I haven't found a company as good as SkinCeuticals. Thank you. I love this product as one of my favorites.

Sat Apr 12 20:55:22 BST 2014 by

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Pleasantly surprised.


I thought I may be have been sorry about ordering this; I took a chance and am glad. I really like it as an alternative to the SC Renew Overnight creams. I use this and then apply SC firming cream or AGE complex over it. I use SC Serum 15 in the morning. In summer I will probably layer this over the Serum in the morning. I really love Skinceuticals products. I'm 61 and my skin looks about 20 years younger.

Thu Feb 28 21:31:54 GMT 2013 by

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Smooth Skin


I have been using this product for about 4 weeks and so far I am loving the results. My skin is smoother have had a few small break outs but I was expecting it also noticing fine lines are less noticable. It's easy to use and non greasy. I love all of Skin Ceutical Products!!

Tue Oct 30 08:16:45 GMT 2012 by

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Long-term Skin Ceuticals user


I've been using CE Ferulic for over 10 years and just added Retexturing Activator to my skin-care regimen. Since I have sensitive skin and rosacea, I started with using it at bedtime only. After only five days I've already noticed some stubborn discoloration spots are fading and my skin looks even brighter (the CE Ferulic is also a brightener). I have high hopes for being a long-term user of this product also.

Tue Aug 09 22:43:41 BST 2011 by

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Wish it weren't true


I was really looking forward to my latest Skinceutical purchase which inlcuded the Retexturing Activator and CE Ferulic. Well, ever since I have been using the two product I have had raised bumps on my face. I am not doing anything else different, so, it must be the products - I even stuck with it for 2 weeks to see if it would go away and it wouldnt'. In fact, I stopped using them both more than a week ago and still have the bumps on my face. I think i will need to go to the derm to figure out how to get rid of them. Have used Skinceutical products in past and been really happy with them.

Thu Jul 14 16:44:22 BST 2011 by

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Excellent alternative to Retinol


This is an excellent product for people who cannot tolerate Retinol well. It works like a Glycolic acid to rid the skins surface of dead skin cells to reveal polished new skin just like a Retinol cream would do, but in my opinion with much less irritation. This also like Retinol helps stimulate the under layers of the skin to produce collagen.This is excellent for helping lighten freckles and sundamage or for just wanting a polished radiant appearance without retinol. This formula is also very hydrating since it has hyalaronic acid. You can use the Retexturing Activator as a replacement to the B5 complex when used with CE Ferulic or Phloretin CF.

Wed Jun 02 08:11:00 BST 2010 by

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Retexturing for real!


I have been using CE Ferulic for about two years and following with B5 gel. I read about this Retexturing Activator and decided to give it a try. I use it after the CE Ferulic in the morning instead of the B5 gel (they both contain the moisturizer Hyaluronic Acid) and again after cleansing at night. I'm extremely pleased with the results. My skin is glowing, feels wonderfully smooth, and my dark spots are sinking into the background. I'm very happy with this new product!

Mon Dec 21 10:43:51 GMT 2009 by

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Even my esthetician was impressed!


I got a sample of this after my last facial, and loved the product! It's so easy to use and my skin looked so plump and glowing.So I've been using it for a few months and went for a facial today and my esthetician was so impressed at how good my skin looked.While the price is a bit high, it really does give great results.Dang Skinceuticals and their addicting products!

Sat Dec 19 16:16:56 GMT 2009 by

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