Fact: Anyone serious about anti-aging should have retinol in their skincare regimen. That’s what our doctor says.
What is retinol?
Retinol is a powerful form of vitamin A. It’s universally known as one of the most potent ingredients in combating the signs of aging and acne. Think of it as your skin’s biggest skincare warrior, championing cell turnover and pepping up collagen production.
What does retinol do?
A major multi-tasker, it fends off and fights fine lines and wrinkles, pigmentation and uneven skin tones. It has the power to plump sagging skin, reverse sun damage, dark spots and improve acne.
Why add retinol in your skincare routine?
Retinol works so dramatically well as both a preventative and restorative treatment. A major player in the anti-aging arsenal, Retinol is a very, very powerful tool. It can be used by anyone aged from their early twenties to sixties, and beyond.
At what time of day should you use it?
Based on the chemistry of the ingredient – which causes a drying effect of oil glands, retinol can make skin sensitive to UV light, and potentially resulting in redness. In that case, it’s best to use it at nighttime, the bonus is that it will boost your beauty sleep while skin is in repair mode.
What’s the best way to use it?
Known to be a dehydrating ingredient, Dr. Dennis Gross smartly formulated retinol with the hydrating qualities of ferulic acid for it to perform at its very best. Together, ferulic acid and retinol are an incredible combination. Hello, power couple! Why? A plant-based antioxidant, ferulic acid enhances properties of other vitamins (like Vitamin A!) for beautiful skin; it also fights free radicals that cause inflammation, it prevents the break down of collagen and offers sun damage protection. By marrying these two ingredients together, our doctor designed a distinctive delivery system that gives new dimension to the anti-aging benefits to retinol.
What’s your ideal dose?
Like most ingredient, test first and foremost as everyone’s sin reacts differently. If you’re in the clear. start off using it once a week, building up from there. With regular use retinol will offer an array of great anti-aging and skin-boosting benefits.
Fact: Using this win-win ingredient will leave skin looking healthier, younger and more luminous than ever before.
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