Paul Irene 2.5% Retinol Review

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Comprehensive review of Paul Irene 2.5% Retinol. See how this retinol cream compares against other wrinkle creams!

Paul Irene 2.5% Retinol ReviewProduct Name:  Paul Irene 2.5% Retinol

Overall Rating:  2 Star Rating

Product Type:  Serum

Size:  1 oz

Price:  $23.97

Cost Per Ounce:  $23.97

Where To Buy:  Click Here

# Of Ingredients:  20

Interesting Ingredients:  Hyaluronic Acid, Green Tea, Aloe

Overall Opinion:

Paul Irene 2.5% Retinol is an average retinol serum that helped with anti-aging a little bit, but not as much as I would like.

The texture and feeling of this serum is super thin and runny, and a little bit goes a long way. As it dries down on the skin, it leaves the skin feeling sticky and once it’s dry after about 45 seconds, the stickiness never goes away.

The serum comes in a bottle with a pump which I like a lot, and you really only need one pump to cover your entire face and neck.

The smell of this serum is probably my least favorite part about it; it has a super strong, super nasty smell that reminds me of one of those lemon scented house cleaning products. I don’t like putting a product that smells like that on my face at all.

After using this product for a short period of time, I got a few breakouts around my face and my skin was also super dry and flaky.

Thankfully, after using this serum for a longer period of time, the breakouts went away and my skin started to feel smoother and more plump. It helped with my fine lines, but I didn’t notice enough of a difference to really continue using this product.

Overall, Paul Irene 2.5% Retinol helped a bit with my fine lines but didn’t make a big difference in the wrinkles on my skin.

Detailed Opinion:


The texture and feeling of Paul Irene 2.5% Retinol is very liquidy when first applied to the skin; it’s the kind of product that will run down your face if you don’t rub it in. It also kind of feels cooling on the skin when it’s first applied and the feeling intensifies as it dries. Once it dries, it feels really sticky and that feeling doesn’t go away,


This retinol serum comes in a bottle with a pump applicator which makes it really easy to apply.

The pump lets out a decent amount of product with each pump, and since the product is super runny a little bit goes a long way. You only need about 1 pump for your entire face and neck.

Drying Time

Paul Irene 2.5% Retinol takes about 45 seconds to a minute to dry, as it dries it feels really sticky and that stickiness never really subsides which I don’t like.


The smell is awful; it smells like a lemony chemical you would use to clean your house. The smell is really strong and it doesn’t go away, so keep that in mind.

Short Term Results

After using Paul Irene 2.5% Retinol for a short period of time, I noticed that my skin was super dry and flaky. I also experienced breakouts along my chin and forehead.

Longer Term Results

Over a longer period of time using this retinol serum, the breakouts went away and it started to help with the texture of my skin and plump up my fine lines. I didn’t notice a big difference in the deeper wrinkles, but like I said, it did plump up fine lines and helped out with the texture of my skin.

Ingredients Analysis

Paul Irene 2.5% Retinol is full of a lot of great ingredients of anti-aging such as hyaluronic acid, green tea, and aloe.

Hyaluronic acid is known for locking moisture into the skin, plumping up the skin, and smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles.

Green tea is great for anti-aging because it can help rejuvenate the skin with its antioxidant properties as well as help with puffiness and inflammation.

Aloe is very healing and can help with anti-aging by rebuilding the collagen in your skin and plump up the fine lines and wrinkles.

Together, these three ingredients can be great for helping the skin with anti-aging and helping to reverse fine lines and wrinkles.


The cost of this retinol serum is $23.97 for 1 oz of product.

This price is an average to above average price for a retinol product.


Unfortunately, I couldn’t find a money back guarantee.

Where To Buy

To buy Paul Irene 2.5% Retinol, click here.

Paul Irene 2.5% Retinol: Summary

FactorPaul Irene 2.5% Retinol
Overall Rating2 Star Rating
Texture/FeelSuper runny texture that leaves the skin feeling sticky
ApplicationEasy to apply pump applicator, a little goes a long way
Drying TimeDries in about 45 seconds to 1 minute
SmellStrong and gross chemical cleaner lemon scent
Short Term ResultsDry skin with breakouts
Long Term ResultsBreakouts subside and helped with fine lines
IngredientsGreen tea is great for inflammation in the skin.
GuaranteeNo money back guarantee
Price$23.97 for 1 oz of product
Where To BuyClick Here

Paul Irene 2.5% Retinol Review

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