The Straight A Serum - Advanced Gentle Retinol Treatment

by Maya Chia

This potent serum is formulated with retinol to significantly alleviate the look of fine lines and wrinkles, promoting plumper, smoother, healthier-looking skin. Featured by Allure Magazine.

1 fl oz

Why you'll love it

  • Brightens skin and helps improve hyperpigmentation
  • Moisturizes and nourishes with nutrient-rich botanicals
  • Natural ingredients suited for even the most sensitive skin

Key ingredients

Encapsulated vitamin A

Speeds cell turnover and boosts collagen production with minimal irritation


Brightens, firms, and smoothes skin

Moth bean extract

Promotes healthy cell renewal


Supercritical chia (Salvia Hispanica) Seed Oil, Encapsulated Retinol (and) Phospholipids, Rosa canina (*Rose Hip) seed Oil, Vigna aconitifolia seed (Moth Bean) Extract, Bakuchiol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Rubus idaeus (*Raspberry) Seed Oil, Mauritia flexuosa (Buriti) Oil, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Vitamin C Ester), Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Saccharomyces/Podophyllum Peltatum Ferment Filtrate, Rosa x damascena Extract, Tocopherol (Vitamin E Non GMO), Rosemary Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract *Certified Organic Ingredients or Wild Crafted

Allergen Info

This product contains retinol, which is not recommended for pregnant women or nursing mothers

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About this Brand

Maya Chia is a results-driven clean skin care brand dedicated to creating thoughtful formations with excellent performance. Their products are made with the highest quality natural, organic, and wildcrafted ingredients from ethical growers across the world.

The name Maya Chia comes from the Mayan people of South America and their traditional use of the chia seed in skincare rituals. Chia seeds are the richest known plant source of omega fatty acids, antioxidants, and essential minerals, and Maya Chia’s patented extraction process creates some of the purest and most effective chia seed oil on the market. You’ll find this amazing oil in all of their products.

Maya Chia Beauty was launched in December of 2014 when founder Susanne left her corporate career to pursue her passion. Susanne was always keenly interested in the act of skincare rituals, and how little acts of self-care can profoundly transform the way one feels about themselves. Since its founding, Maya Chia has become one of the most lauded skincare brands in the clean beauty industry due to the incredible products and unique brand vision.

From Maya Chia:

”Maya Chia’s primary goal as a brand: to be grounded (not in marketing) but in high-performance ingredients, science, and results. We are not interested in fly-by-night ingredients or the latest in trends that may not yield the results we’re looking for. We are excited because our ingredients create high-performance products that work, that get results… and in many cases, rather quickly. In all of our formulations, we work hard to create a proprietary synergistic combination of the best ingredients that will deliver on the promise of the particular product and what it’s supposed to do.”

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All Maya Chia products are:
  • Made in the USA
  • Never formulated with parabens, pthalates, synthetic fragrances, PEGs, or SLSs
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Customer Reviews

Based on 57 reviews
Worked for me

I saw results after 2 months. A lot of fine lines around my eyes gone, skin is definitely way smoother, I also love the way it feels even though it's an active. Surprisingly strong but still clean and didn't hurt my skin. Very happy I decided to use this instead of a typical retin a.

Great product

Perfect under moisturizer.

just ok

not seeing much results from this

Great face serum

It is definitely more on the oily side, but is perfect for nighttime!

Love it!

Gentle but effective product. Delivers real results.

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