National Retinol Day | November 7
(Last Updated On: December 14, 2022)


On November 7th, celebrate the most popular anti-aging skincare ingredient with National Retinol Day!


Did you know that retinol is one of the most searched skincare ingredients in the world? As the gold-standard for anti-aging ingredients, retinol is consistently recommended by dermatologists and heralded for its transformative effects on skin.

Retinol is a retinoid, a derivative of Vitamin A, and works by boosting skin’s renewal process and helps to diminish signs of aging including lines & wrinkles, sagging skin, and uneven tone and texture.
It is also one of the most tested ingredients, which means scientists continue to improve the effectiveness of this popular skincare ingredient year after year.


There are several ways to celebrate National Retinol Day and add the anti-aging ingredient to your skincare routine!

Follow RoC Skincare’s Instagram handle (@RoCSkincare) to stay up to date on the latest with their top retinol products, learn more about retinol benefits, and participate in giveaways. From November 1st – 7th, you can also get 25% off all retinol products on with promo code RETINOL22 (excludes gift sets and gift cards). Additionally, with any purchase over
$35, you’ll receive a free 7ct Line Smoothing Serum Deluxe sample.

Join the conversation by using #NationalRetinolDay on social media.


RoC® Skincare founded National Retinol Day in 2021 – the year of their 25th anniversary of stabilizing the ingredient they helped optimize and make easily available to consumers. As the leader in retinol, RoC® is launching National Retinol Day to celebrate their most beloved ingredient.

The Registrar at National Day Calendar proclaimed the first National Retinol Day to be observed on November 7, 2021, and every year thereafter.

About RoC Skincare

RoC® was the first to discover the method for stabilizing retinol, combining it with other ingredients, like antioxidants, minerals and boosters, to make it safe and effective for daily use. RoC® has been perfecting this formula for more than 25 years with over 100 clinical studies, 75 safety studies, and 35 patents. RoC® is one of the only skincare brands to have completed a one-year clinical study proving that the benefits of RoC® Retinol formulas increase with time and do not plateau. Every formula is scientifically crafted and clinically tested to ensure the best quality and efficacy.

Year after year, RoC® formulas are dermatologist-recommended, recognized by industry leaders and beloved by consumers – as proven by its status of being the #1 Most Awarded Retinol Brand in America and the brand’s eye cream being the #1 selling Retinol Eye Cream in the U.S.

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