We know retinol is the gold standard when it comes to all-things anti aging—but did you know its treatment power isn’t limited to just the face? From hand creams to body washes and creams, the all-star ingredient is becoming more and more popular in the body-care sector due to its track record of stimulating collagen and improving skin’s texture. Why not share the anti-aging love, right? Here, 22 below-the-face launches to know about now.
Replenix Smooth + Tighten Body Lotion ($89)
Packed with antioxidants, retinol, hyaluronic acid and ceramides, this hard-working body lotion works to fight against wrinkles, slack skin and rough texture—perfect for those pesky bumps many of us have behind the arms.
Topicals Slather Exfoliating Body Serum with Retinol and AHAs ($30)
Line-ironing retinol, hydrating squalane and urea, and smoothing glycolic and lactic acids combine in this silky serum designed to reverse the look of roughness, dry patches and wrinkles.
PCA Skin Perfecting Neck & Decollete ($84)
Packed with blood flow–encouraging ginger and peppermint, spot-fading licorice root and firming retinol, this one’s a one-stop-shop for a younger-looking neck and chest.
Doris Day MD Skin Care Retinol Body Serum ($185)
Created by New York dermatologist Doris Day, MD, this lightweight, non-sticky serum was made to “smooth out bumps on outer upper arms, lessen crepey skin, and smooth neck, chest, and thighs.”
Olay Cleansing & Renewing Nighttime Body Wash with Vitamin B3 and Retinol ($9)
This rich and lathering body cleanser makes folding retinol into your daily body-care routine easier than ever.
Versed Firm Ground Retinol Body Lotion ($18)
Formulated with squalane, cocoa butter, vitamin E and retinol, this sinks-right-in cream softens rough patches, deeply hydrates and imparts a younger-looking glow to skin.
Èminence Organic Skin Care Coconut Firming Body Lotion ($36)
For a natural retinol alternative, this silky lotion includes collagen-boosting chicory root oligosaccharides and tara tree for similar firming results without any potential irritation.
Clé de Peau Beauté Synactif Neck and Décoletté Cream ($435)
A top-shelf blend of retinol, hyaluronic acid, and botanical extracts combine in this rich, creamy formula that’s clinically proven to minimize the appearance of neck wrinkles and sagging within eight weeks.
Beauty Pie Super Retinol Anti-Aging Hand Treatment ($50)
Give your hands the VIP treatment with thie velvety formula packed with retinol, collagen and shea butter. With consistent use, crepey-looking skin and pesky dark spots will begin to fade.
SkinMedica Neck Correct Cream for Neck and Décolleté ($135)
Created specifically for stubborn wrinkles found on the neck and chest, this science-driven formula is packed with plumping peptides and antioxidants to keep the area looking youthful.
Truly Anti Cellulite Resurfacing Body Serum ($28)
Lightweight and never sticky, this exfoliating body serum sinks right in and keeps dry patches and roughness at bay all summer long.
The Organic Pharmacy Advanced Retinoid-like Body Oil ($80)
Apply this botanical-boosted body oil right after showering for an instant and long-lasting glow. It’s formulated with retinol-alternative bakuchiol to boost collagen, fade the look of dark spots and leave skin looking more taut.
Advanced Clinicals Retinol Cream ($26)
More than 3,000 near-perfect reviews on Amazon means one thing: this lotion isn’t just a bargain, it’s a must-try for smoother, softer skin this summer.
Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Pro Retinol Body Butter ($46)
This rich, velvet-smooth cream features a retinol alternative for similar smoothing and firming results sans any potential irritation.
Eve Lom Time Retreat Hand Treatment ($50)
With (necessary) hand-washing at an all time high, our hands are taking quite the beating. This replenishing and smoothing treatment douses skin with honey, retinol, niacinamide and amino acids to reduce signs of aging and brighten.
Paula’s Choice Resist Retinol Skin-Smoothing Body Treatment ($29)
This milk-meets-lotion makes applying a thin layer all-over easy and never sticky. The only thing better than a quick body-lotion application: a potent concentration of retinol balanced by soothing emollients and plant oils for all of the results and none of the redness.
Clark’s Botanicals Age Defying Neck Cream ($99)
Tripeptides and potent retinol ensure proper cell turnover and collagen production in this rich neck and décolleté cream. The result? Skin that looks smoother, more taut and a whole lot younger over time.
Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Ferulic + Retinol Fortifying Neck Emulsion ($75)
The perfect solution if you don’t love a rich cream but still want all of the good-for-skin ingredients they offer, this lightweight serum absorbs quickly and is chock-full of collagen, retinol and ferulic and lactic acids to help firm up the skin on your neck and jawline.
Perricone MD cold Plasma Plus+ Fragile Skin Therapy ($99)
Spiked with peptides, hyaluronic acid and retinol, this rich, high-powered treatment does it all: minimizes the appearance of damaged skin, tackles rough, scaley texture and irons out lines over time wherever its applied.
iS Clinical Body Complex ($72)
Providing so much more than your average body lotion, this ultrahydrating one also boasts anti-aging and exfoliation benefits thanks to ingredients like antioxdiants, vitamins, botanicals and retinol for skin that’s smoother, softer and more evenly toned.
Chantecaille Retinol Body Treatment ($102)
This retinol-packed body cream has been in the brand’s product collection for quite some time and we don’t see it going anywhere. It applies like your usual body cream, and hydrates like one too, but offers the added benefit of retinol to retexturize the body.
Elizabeth Arden Prevage Anti-Aging Neck and Décolleté Firm & Repair Cream ($115)
More often than not, the neck and chest get completely forgotten. This ultraluxe cream contains antioxidants and retinol, plus amino acids and lupin seed extract, to help stimulate collagen and elastin, reverse signs of aging and smooth out lines and wrinkles.
Hand MD Restorative Duo ($30)
Made just for your hands, this peptide-, antioxidant- and retinol-rich treatment revitalizes dry, damaged hands while protecting against future free-radical damage, too.
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