If you think that SK-II’s best anti-aging skincare invention is the STEMPOWER, you are partially right because SK-II has upgraded its Stempower technology to the latest innovation. The new SK-II R.N.A. POWER Radical New Age Essence and Cream are SK-II’s best essence and cream developed to date.
The concept behind R.N.A. POWER range is the signature ingredient which we all know SK-II for; Pitera™ together with R.N.A. (Radical New Age) Complex. Together, both the key ingredients targets the multi-controller of firmness in order to achieve lengthwise firmness and crosswise firmness. It is done so by rejuvenating skin cells and by promoting structural protein synthesis in every cell on all layers of the skin.
R.N.A. POWER Radical New Age Essence
The first step to a youthful, bouncy and poreless skin starts with the essence. It is the critical first line defence against any aging concerns. I was told that the Radical New Age Essence contain Stempower Essence in it.
Comparing to the previous Stempower Essence, Radical New Age Essence is more milky and thicker type of essence consistency. It does not feels heavy on the skin and it absorbed rather quickly after working on the skin for a few seconds. It is recommended to use 2 droppers for the whole face and neck, however I find that too much for my skin so I only used half a dropper each time. What I like about this essence is that it does not contain any scent at all although it is stated that the essence is formulated with a light and natural olive fragrance.
Due to the thicker consistency, this Radical New Age Essence are designed to improve emerging signs of aging and specifically targeting large pores and skin refinement. I was blessed to have combination skin so I don’t have any signs of aging (yet) so my only concern would be large pores. On naked eyes it doesn’t seems like it does anything for my absolutely gigantic pores BUT the result are significant after I had foundation on. I no longer spend half an hour trying to blend the foundation over my large pores. As you are aware, I like to “oil-up” my face before I went to sleep. The heavier texture is actually my favourite. I woke up everyday with a supple and moisturized skin. I’ve not been applying my sleeping mask because of this new range that I implemented into my beauty routine.
R.N.A. POWER Radical New Age Cream
The anchor product of the R.N.A. Power range is this cream. That is because SK-II’s best-selling moisturizer was taken and upgraded to this cream that is able to treat all 10 signs of aging such as dryness, loss of firmness, fine lines, wrinkles, lack of resilience, visible pores, sagging skin, sallowness, lack of radiance, roughness and loss of rightened facial contours.
This cream, I like! More than the Stempower Cream because I always thinks that Stempower Cream is way too heavy for my skin. The texture of this Radical New Age Cream is similar to the Essence, only a tad bit thicker. Just a tiny bit. This iconic cream is said to tighten large pores even in just one day of application. By 10 days, all 10 signs of aging are improved!
Same as the essence, this cream does not have any scent at all. I actually like the all-natural scent of it, probably what I was smelling is the natural olive fragrance. But to me it’s scentless. This cream has to be used moderately. The key is less is more because of the essence applied earlier. Therefore there’s no need to slap on a thick layer of the cream. I like how smooth and velvety is my skin straight after application. The next morning my skin is even better looking. Although both products are more oilier and heavier, it doesn’t gave me any breakout. Usually any skincare that are too heavy or moisturized will gave me a few spots the next morning. In fact I have not had any new spots ever since I started using both the Radical New Age Essence and Cream.
I believe that the Essence and the Cream worked best hand-in-hand so do use both of them together for best results. I’ve tried skipping either one product and my skin doesn’t feel the same the next morning. Still good but it feels like something is missing. Both products are suitable to be used day and night, however if you have oily skin, try to cut down on the amount of product so that your face doesn’t get too oily.
Have you tried the previous Stempower range? Now that it has been reformulated to the new R.N.A. POWER, have you tried this new range yet? Which do you like? For me I like Stempower Essence, and I’m glad SK-II did not remove the technology all together but instead improvised it to the latest innovation in anti-aging technology.
Disclaimer: Product was sent to me for review consideration. This doesn’t affect my judgement in the review in any way.