Review: Valentia Night Revive Retinol Serum

Last week we had a few activities around the office; some allowing us to ‘be the consumer’ and others more focused on usability, including an aging simulation. Gloves to simulate tremors, an extra 55 pounds of weight, ear plugs, glasses to simulate retina detachment or something (I could barely see) – it was kind of awful, but super interesting at the same time. Aging can be scary, especially if you don’t take care of yourself while you’re young!

So…what does this have to do with reviewing a skincare product? Your skin ages too! And while wrinkles may not be physically debilitating like the tremors or loss of muscle mass I experienced last week, keeping your skin healthy (and out of the sun, cough cough) is still super important. Besides, who doesn’t want to look their best! 😉

Enter: one of Valentia’s newest products, the Night Revive Retinol serum (or, nighttime serum from here on out.) I’ve been using this serum before bed for a couple of weeks now, and I have seen no changes. BUT THAT’S OKAY. I don’t have any wrinkles to get rid of, and my skin is pretty great, all things considered. I didn’t expect the serum to immediately make my face as soft and smooth as a baby’s bottom! Thad said; I DO feel confident that by using this product in my 20s and beyond, my skin will thank me as I get older!


Okay, now let’s get into the details (supplied by Valentia.)


Retinol (Vitamin A): Works at the cellular level to stop winkles, manage breakouts, and evens out skin discoloration.
Vitamin C: Guards skin against environmental free-radicals to prevent premature aging.
Vitamin E: Provides intense hydration to diminish the drying effects of retinol.
Squalane: Derived for pure olive oil to soften and condition delicate skin.


As with all Valentia products, this nighttime serum is made of all natural, organic ingredients. It is unscented, and doesn’t leave a gross, greasy residue after application. (That’s probably my favorite part, yay!) You can find this serum, as well as the other Valentia products I’ve reviewed on their website and on Amazon.

Take care of your skin, y’all! (and Happy Halloweekend!!)