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A transformative, targeted corrector serum for skin new to Vitamin A treatment. This patented, lightweight formula works to boost cellular metabolism, reduce fine lines, promote a more even skin tone, and clear blemishes, all while nourishing skin with anti-inflammatory and moisturizing ingredients.

Skin Type: Recommended for All skin types. Best for skin new to Vitamin A therapy.

Ideal for: Acne, sun damage, dull or uneven skin tones, age spots, wrinkles and rough or leathery skin.

Returns Policy

You may return most new, unopened items within 60 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the 'Complete Orders' link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.


We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.

When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.

Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.

Begin usage every other day for two weeks by applying over the entire area (no spot treating). After two weeks, increase to daily application. Allow product to dry for a few minutes before applying other additional products. Refer to TIPS FOR BEST USE for detailed directions.

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Skin immediately starts to repair. When used daily, skin will take on rosy glow. Benefits can be seen in less than two weeks. Mild irritation and light flaking is normal. If this occurs, skip a few days and restart every other day. Once skin has acclimated to Derm-A-Gel®, graduate to Exfol-A™.
Retinyl Propionate (Vitamin A): Developed by Dr. James E. Fulton, the most effective non-prescription retinoid available. Helps diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, while protecting from further photo-aging and free radical damage.

Kojic Acid: Brightens and protects against sun damage.

Lactic Acid: Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) derived from fermented milk. Gentler than other AHAs. Exfoliates dead skin, encourages cell renewal, aids in regulating pH and acts as moisture binder.

Glycine: A naturally occurring amino acid and a basic building block of proteins.

Urea: Promotes rehydration in skin.

Niacinamide: A water-soluble form of Vitamin B with firming effect and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Use a Vivant toner or Daily Repair Pad before application to enhance absorption into skin. 

  • Allow product to dry for a few minutes before applying additional products or makeup. 

  • Your skin will pass through a conditioning phase with any of the Vitamin A skin conditioners. If excessive drying, redness or peeling occurs during the first two or three weeks, skip treatment for a day or two, then restart slowly. However, if skin shows no reaction, increase the rejuvenation program to twice daily, or graduate to a stronger vitamin A skin conditioner. You should experience some peeling every week. This will tell you that your program is working. 

  • Normal or Combination Skin.
Start using a Vitamin A Propionate skin conditioner every other night for the first week to ten days, then gradually increase your Vitamin A Propionate skin conditioning program to twice daily. 

    • Sensitive or Dry (Arid) Winter Skin Conditions
    Individuals with dry skin will likely experience the greatest skin smoothing benefits from regular use of a Vitamin A Propionate skin conditioning lotion, but should start the skin conditioning program very gradually. Begin with one application of Derm-A-Gel® every third night through the second week. Increase to every other night for a further week, and nightly thereafter. Eventually, you may be able to use the program up to twice daily. 

      • Oily Skin or Hot Tropical Conditions
      You may be able to start right off with using the Vitamin A Propionate skin conditioning lotion once a day. As skin acclimates, you may begin applying Derm-A-Gel® twice a day. Because your natural oil flow creates a film that slows the effects of the Vitamin A, the program can be stepped up more quickly.

        Customer Reviews

        Based on 17 reviews
        Derma a gel works well