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The A Eye XR concentrate features time-released nano encapsulated Retinol and Retinyl Palmitate - two very effective and powerful forms of wrinkle fighting vitamin A. Daily use helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and crow's feet, offering a gentle beauty treatment to the most delicate area of your face.

The A Force XR retinol serum features two forms of wrinkle fighting vitamin A and essential topical ingredients for younger looking skin. Time released retinol helps create this visible wrinkle smoothing serum concentrate.

A Cream XR helps charge your skin with moisturizers and antioxidants to help your skin look and behave young and healthy while helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and helps keep your skin moisturized and radiant.

Incorporate this set (in your choice of supply) into your anti-aging skincare routine thanks to Serious Skincare.

A-Defiance Retinol Trio Includes

  • Anti-Aging A Eye XR Concentrate - 0.5 or 1 oz
  • Anti-Aging A Force XR Retinol Serum - 1 or 2 oz
  • Anti-Aging 4 Million IU A Cream XR - 2 or 4 oz

A-Defiance Retinol Trio Benefits

A Eye XR:

  • The A Defiance nanocaps takes the unprecedented move of joining wrinkle fighting ingredients with, state-of-the-art delivery technology
  • By nanofying Retinol, we are able to protect this extremely volatile ingredient, all the way onto the skin, optimizing its strength
  • The nanofication process shrinks down the particle size of the Retinol for superior efficacy and offers a sustained release delivery, over time, for a deeper and longer distribution of retinol onto the skin
  • No apparent scent
  • Gel-like cream
  • Squeeze tube with twist-off cap

A Force XR:

  • Time Released Nanoencapsulated Retinol Serum Concentrate
  • The A Defiance nanocaps tales the unprecedented move of joining wrinkle fighters with state-of-the-art delivery technology
  • By Nanofying powerful Retinol we are able to protect this extremely volatile ingredient, all the way onto the skin, optimizing its strength
  • The nanofication process shrinks down the particle size of the Retinol for superior efficacy and offers a sustained release delivery, over time, for a deeper and longer distribution of retinol onto the skin
  • Two forms of wrinkle fighting vitamin A
  • Essential topical ingredients for younger-looking skin
  • Time released Retinol
  • No apparent fragrance
  • Gel-like liquid
  • Glass bottle with pump dispenser and cap

A Cream XR:

  • For most skin types
  • Designed to charge your skin with moisturizers and antioxidants to help your skin look and behave young and healthy
  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and helps keep your skin moisturized and radiant
  • No apparent fragrance
  • Creamy consistency
  • Squeeze tube with twist-off cap

Made in the USA

Please note: On Subscription, sample packet of Neck & Decollete Lifting Cream will come with first delivery only.

Please see the Usage & Ingredients tab for how to use and ingredient information.

For questions about product, please contact the Serious Skincare Customer Support line: 1-800-540-8662.

Dry skin is identified as skin severely lacking natural oil and moisture. Characteristics include roughness, flakiness, tightness, fine pore redness, pronounced fine lines around the eyes and mouth, and a thin, fragile texture. The skin may also appear flaky, ashy or dull from dead skin build up.

Daily Skin Care Regimen
If you have dry skin, you will need moisturizing products that nourish, so you will want to find protective and restorative products. Achieving a moisture balance with the right pH is key.

Begin with a very mild soap, possibly cream based. Since your skin is acidic, the alkaline in soap can easily disturb the delicate pH balance. Also, make sure that the soap does not contain harsh chemicals which will also remove the acid mantel and cause further dryness. Choose a toner that soothes and nourishes your skin. It should refresh with a hint of moisture—a low or no alcohol formulation is recommended to prevent over drying the skin.

A daily moisturizing routine is essential for dry skin. Begin with a serum to enhance moisture, then apply a day moisturizer. Try to use a day cream with an SPF Your evening ritual can include a serum application and a heavier moisturizer. Eye creams and serums are recommended for the delicate area around the eyes that are subject to fine lines and wrinkles.

Weekly Skin Care Routine
Use an extremely mild exfoliator in order to expose fresh skin and allow products to penetrate deeper. This will maximize the effectiveness of your skin care products. A moisture-enhancing mask that you put on and wipe off will moisturize and plump dry and dehydrated skin.

Product Recommendations:

  • Makeup remover
  • Cleanser, mild or cream based
  • Toner (low or no alcohol)
  • Morning moisturizer with SPF
  • Evening moisturizer
  • Eye moisturizer
  • Serum
  • Mild exfoliant
  • Moisture enhancing mask

    Key Ingredients for Dry Skin:
    Hyalauronic Acid, Glycerin, Lanolin, Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Oil (Of Jojoba, Olive, Apricot Seed, Avocado, Grapeseed Borage, Almond, Evening Primrose), Vitamin E, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Honey, Shea Butter, Argan, Baobab, Manuka Honey, Green Tea (Camilla Sinsnsis), Ceramide, Glycolic Acid, Hydrolized Wheat Protein, Cocoa Butter, Shea Butter, Cucumber

    Why Moisturize?
    Everyone can benefit from using a moisturizer after cleansing. The key is finding the appropriate moisturizer based on your skin type. Moisturizers seal moisture into the skin, so the effect is hydrating while also inhibiting evaporation. Many moisturizers contain active ingredients that deliver vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and skin supporting compounds to provide therapeutic benefits that sooth, protect and ultimately help delay the onset of early aging.
    Eye creams are optional, but may be desirable for those with dry or aging skin as a welcome addendum to a moisturizer. Some individuals have very delicate eye areas that are more susceptible to wrinkling, dark circles and puffiness. An eye cream can help address these specific concerns with intense moisture and a high concentration of active ingredients.

    How to Choose a Moisturizer
    The oilier your complexion, the lighter and more liquid your moisturizer should be. Some moisturizers even have oil free ingredients that still serve to moisturize the skin without adding oil. Conversely, dry or aging skin requires a more moisturizing-nourishing preparation. Use a moisturizer labeled with your skin type or specific skin concern. If you live in a particularly harsh climate, consider wearing a more moisturizing face cream during the winter and switch to a lighter formula during warmer months.
    Night creams tend to be thicker and more moisturizing than day creams. It is generally recommended to have separate moisturizers simply for the fact that you will want a day cream with a Sun Protection Factor (SPF). This will provide you with added protection from sun damage that can lead to premature aging.
    Based on the amount of time you spend outside on any particular day, you might want to wear a moisturizer designed for outdoor use with a significantly higher SPF. You must also factor in how easily your skin burns and take precautions to protect your skin with a sufficient SPF. As a general rule, it is recommended that your day moisturizer should have at least 15-20 SPF, and if you spend more time outdoors, consider a moisturizer with 30+ SPF.

    How to Use Moisturizer
    After you wash your face and apply toner or a serum (optional), scoop out enough moisturizer to comfortably cover your face and neck area. Using your fingertips, rub it in using upward strokes, making sure to moisturize the neck, décolletage and earlobes. In order to prevent streaks, allow your moisturizer to penetrate before applying foundation.

    Why Moisturize?
    Everyone can benefit from using a moisturizer after cleansing. The key is finding the appropriate moisturizer based on your skin type. Moisturizers seal moisture into the skin, so the effect is hydrating while also inhibiting evaporation. Many moisturizers contain active ingredients that deliver vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and skin supporting compounds to provide therapeutic benefits that sooth, protect and ultimately delay the onset of early aging.
    Eye creams are optional, but may be desirable for those with dry or aging skin as a welcome addendum to a moisturizer. Some individuals have very delicate eye areas that are more susceptible to wrinkling, dark circles and puffiness. An eye cream can help address these specific concerns with intense moisture and a high concentration of active ingredients.

    How to Choose a Moisturizer
    The oilier your complexion, the lighter and more liquid your moisturizer should be. Some moisturizers even have oil free ingredients that still serve to moisturize the skin without adding oil. Conversely, dry or aging skin requires a more moisturizing-nourishing preparation. Use a moisturizer labeled with your skin type or specific skin concern. If you live in a particularly harsh climate, consider wearing a more moisturizing face cream during the winter and switch to a lighter formula during warmer months.
    Night creams tend to be thicker and more moisturizing than day creams. It is generally recommended to have separate moisturizers simply for the fact that you will want a day cream with a Sun Protection Factor (SPF). This will provide you with added protection from sun damage that ultimately leads to premature aging.
    Based on the amount of time you spend outside on any particular day, you might want to wear a moisturizer designed for outdoor use with a significantly higher SPF. You must also factor in how easily your skin burns and take precautions to protect your skin with a sufficient SPF. As a general rule, it is recommended that your day moisturizer should have at least 15-20 SPF, and if you spend more time outdoors, consider a moisturizer with 30+ SPF.

    How to Use Moisturizer
    After you wash your face and apply toner or a serum (optional), scoop out enough moisturizer to comfortably cover your face and neck area. Using your finger tips, rub it in using upward strokes, making sure to moisturize the neck, décolletage and earlobes. In order to prevent streaks, allow your moisturizer to penetrate before applying foundation.

    What is a Serum?
    Deciding to use a serum can depend on various factors including skin type, age or degree of damage. They are able to effectively absorb onto the skin, delivering active ingredients for maximum benefit. Depending on ingredients, serums contain anti-aging properties that help to firm, tighten, provide anti-oxidants, re-texturize, or address the signs of aging. If you decide to use a serum with your moisturizer, select one with the ingredients or benefits associated with the concerns you wish to address.

    Aging skin may have any combination of wrinkles, sagging or slack skin around the jowls, chin, cheeks and jawline. It may also have evidence of sun damage (photo damage/hyperpigmentation) in the form of spots or leathery texture. The skin may also feel tight and dry. If you tend to have dry skin, you will need moisturizing products that nourish, so you will want to find protective and restorative products. Achieving a moisture balance with the right pH is key.

    Daily Skin Care Regimen
    Begin with a very mild soap, possibly cream based. Since skin can be acidic, the alkaline in soap can easily disturb the delicate pH balance. Also, make sure the soap does not contain harsh chemicals which will also remove the acid mantel and cause further dryness. Choose a toner that soothes and nourishes your skin. It should refresh with a hint of moisture - a low or no alcohol formulation is recommended to prevent over drying the skin.

    A daily moisturizing routine is essential to aging skin. After washing skin, pat it dry and begin with a serum to enhance moisture, then apply a day moisturizer. Try to use a day cream with an SPF An evening ritual can include a serum application and a heavier moisturizer. Eye creams and serums are recommended for the delicate area around the eyes that are subject to fine lines and wrinkles.

    Weekly Skin Care Routine
    Use an extremely mild exfoliator in order to expose fresh skin and allow products to absorb. This will maximize the effectiveness of your skin care products. A moisture-enhancing mask that you put on and wipe off will moisturize and plump skin that may be dry and dehydrated.

    Product Recommendations:

  • Makeup remover
  • Cleanser, mild or cream based
  • Toner (low or no alcohol)
  • Morning moisturizer with SPF
  • Evening moisturizer
  • Eye moisturizer
  • Serum
  • Mild exfoliant
  • Moisture enhancing mask

    Key Ingredients for Aging Skin:
    Hyalauronic acid, Manuka Honey, Evening Primrose Oil, Borage Oil, Almond Oil, Apricot Oil, Algae Extract, Caffeine, Green Tea, White Tea, Idebenone, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Grape Seed Extract, Alpha Hydroxy Acids, DMAE, Retinol, Aloe Vera, Borage Seed Oil, Ceramide, Cocoa Butter, Evening Primrose Oil, Glycolic Acid, Jojoba Oil, Lactic Acid, Shea Butter, Pycnogenol Cucumber, Copper Peptide, Coenzyme Q10 (Ubiquinone), Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein

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    Subscription-Every 60 Days- Serious Skincare A-Defiance Retinol Trio

    Frequency: Every 60 (days) - Program Shipment Price: $90.00 - 2 Value Pays: $45.00
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    1 315-664 1 (60 DAY)

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    Delivery Item Quantity Description
    1 315-664 1 (30 DAY)

    About the Collection
    Serious Skincare was founded over two decades ago by Jennifer Flavin-Stallone to address acne and problematic skin. It has since evolved into the premiere skincare and beauty brand with a full line of science-based products that address a myriad of skincare and cosmetic issues. By using potent quantities of high-end, anti-aging ingredients, acne fighting acids and skin softening moisturizers, Serious Skincare provides innovative, highly effective and targeted treatments for women and men.

    Serious Skincare
    For whatever skin you’re in

    About the Experts

    Jennifer Flavin-StalloneAbout Jennifer Flavin-Stallone
    In her early 20s Jennifer Flavin-Stallone was modeling and battling acne – nothing worked, until she heard about a little skincare company in California called Serious Skincare. It worked miracles on her acne issues and so she joined forces with founder, Lisa Stock, to bring Serious Skincare to home shopping 25 years ago and help develop it into one of the largest online beauty brands. As Jennifer’s skincare needs have evolved, so has the brand. She has been a driving force behind the innovative products released by Serious Skincare over the years, the most recent being the debut of TAKE2, a product line developed specifically for age 50+ skin.





    Cecilia StockAbout Cecilia Stock
    Cecilia Stock is the daughter of co-founder Lesa Stock, and the inspiration for Serious Skincare’s very first product. Since then, Cecilia has become an accomplished acne and anti-aging specialist and esthetician, working with clients around the world. Her greatest accomplishment is helping acne clients achieve greater self-confidence.







    John PinocciAbout John Pinocci
    John Pinocci has nearly 4 decades of retail experience, with heavy focus on beauty and fragrance categories. In 1994, he helped launch Serious Skincare to national TV retailing and went on to join the company officially in 1996, working with Jennifer to grow Serious Skincare into a beauty powerhouse. Known to many customers as “Serious John,” he’s typically behind the scenes and the voice of the service and support center.

    How To Use

    A Eye XR: Lightly tap a small amount of eye cream from the outer eye area to inner corner. Apply both morning and night.

    A Force XR: Unscrew top and put a dropper full of serum onto hand and gently massage into skin.

    A Cream XR: Can be used twice a day - morning and evening. Apply to freshly cleansed, dry skin or on top of A Force XR. Gently massage into skin. Not intended for use in eye area.

    Average Days of Supply: 30 days each / 60 days each.

    Ingredients

    A Eye XR: Water, Butylene Glycol, Ahnfeitia Concinna Extract, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth-20, Myristyl Myrlstate, Steareth-2, Squalene, Cetyl Alcohol, Laureth-23, Glycerin, Retinyl Palmitate, Retinol, Lecithin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Dimethicone, Yeast Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract, Equisetum Hiemale Extract, Sambucas Nigra Flower Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Caffeine Extract, Glycyrrhiza Giabra (Licorice)Root Extract, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Allantoin, Carbomer, Xanthan Gum, Triethanikamine, Beta Carotene, Zea Mays (Corn)Oil, Annatto, Disodium EDTA, Sorbitol, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Isobutylparaben

    A Force XR: Water, Butylene Glycol, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Xanthan Gum, Cola Acuminata Seed Extract, Chitosan Ascorbate, Retinyl Palmitate, Retinol, Glycerin, Lecithin, Ascorbic Acid, Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Polysorbate 20, Polysorbate 80, Glycolic Acid, Hydroxypropyl Guar, Sorbitol, Disodium EDTA, Annatto, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Fragrance.

    A Cream XR: Water, Isopropyl Myristate, Isocetyl Stearate, Petrolatum, Cetyl Alcohol, Retinyl Palmitate, Glycerin, Ethyhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Polyacrylamide, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Laureth-7, Phenyl Trimethicone, Dimethicone, Laneth-16, Ceteth-16, Oleth-16, Stearate-16, Retinol, Vitus Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Camelia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Geranium Maculatum Oil, Citrus Aurantum, Amara (Bitter Orange) Oil, Cananga Odorata Flower (Ylang Ylang) Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon Oil), Citrus Grandid (Grapefruit) Fruit Oil, Aniba Rosaeodora (Rosewood) Wood Oil, Citral, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Oil, Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine) Oil, Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine) Flower Extract, Lecithin, Sorbitol, Xanthan Gum, Annatto, Beta Carotene, Zea Mays (Corn) Oil, Disodium EDTA, Propylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl Urea, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Fragrance.