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Skin Hero Bakuchiol + Calendula Bio-Retinol Serum

Three Ships

Skin Hero Bakuchiol + Calendula Bio-Retinol Serum

Skin Hero Bakuchiol + Calendula Bio-Retinol Serum

This award-winning, dermatologist- and clinically-tested serum helps smooth the look of wrinkles, even skin tone and reduce the appearance of breakouts — all while soothing and hydrating the skin.

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Skin Hero Bakuchiol + Calendula Bio-Retinol Serum

1 oz / 30 ml
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Suitable for

Mature skin, fine lines.

Why we stand behind it

No skincare product does it all, but this multi-talented, award-winning serum comes pretty close. The (not so) secret ingredient? Bakuchiol, a natural retinol alternative derived from the Babchi plant. This powerhouse ingredient helps smooth the look of fine lines and wrinkles, visibly fade dark spots and discoloration, and reduce the appearance of breakouts—all without causing the frustrating side effects (redness, flakes - you know the drill) that can happen with traditional retinols. This serum also contains Calendula, a calming botanical that helps comfort and soothe skin. With regular use, skin appears smoother, clearer, and more even-toned—no irritation required. Formulated for all skin types, including sensitive and acne-prone.

In customer testing with 40 participants...

- 88% of users said their skin was softer after use
- 90% of users said their skin felt more moisturized and plump after use
- 90% of users didn't experience any reactions or sensitivities
- 90% of users would recommend this product to a friend

In HRIPT Clinical Study, Fifty-five (55) participants, men & women aged 23 to 80 years (Average Age = 54.09), were included in this study. Results were found that there were no signs of irritation or sensitization. Clinically-tested for sensitive skin, dermatologist-tested, hypoallergenic.

Key ingredients

Bakuchiol: Helps to prevent premature aging, reduce fine lines and redness, and products skin from UV-induced damage.

Calendula: Anti-inflammatory, especially good for treating rosacea-prone, melasma and contact dermatitis, and increases skin elasticity/tightness.

this product meets

The Credo Clean Standard™

Every product we offer meets our industry leading standards for safety and sustainability.

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This product is

Sustainable Packaging


Gluten Free

Alcohol Free

Paraben Free

What is an undertone?

An undertone is the color beneath the surface of your skin, which never changes (even with a tan). There are three types of undertones:


I see red or pink undertones around the perimeter of my face and neck.
My skin burns easily, but barely tans.
My skin looks better in silver jewelry than gold.


I see both pink and yellow undertones around the perimeter of my face and neck.
My skin sometimes burns and sometimes tans.
My skin looks good in both gold and silver jewelry.


I see yellow or golden undertones around the perimeter of my face and neck.
My skin rarely burns, but tans easily.
My skin looks better in gold jewelry than silver.

Find your shade match

Take our 1 minute quiz and get matched to real people with your skin tone and type.


Apply 1-2 pumps to clean skin at night, after cleansing and before moisturizing.


Incorporate into your routine slowly, using once every other night to start. Always remember to use SPF the next morning to protect sensitive skin!

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Bitter orange peel oil.

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This fragrance is comprised of:

essential oils

certified organic fragrance

natural fragrance

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Three Ships

Laura and Connie started Three Ships in 2017 from a humble apartment kitchen and only $4,000. We were frustrated with the state of the beauty industry - overpriced products, green-washing, misleading claims and millions of tons of plastic waste created every year. We knew there had to be a better way, so we set out to create the world’s most transparent, effective, and sustainable natural skincare. We believe you don’t need a fortune or a 12-step skincare routine to have happy, healthy skin. So all of our award-winning products are under $40 USD, certified cruelty-free and vegan, made with 100% natural ingredients, and formulated by world-class chemists that solve real customer skin problems. Our products prove that great discoveries can be made with limited resources, and that a convoy of complicated products isn’t necessary when you use naturally-effective ones.

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