Why You Should be Using Retinol
What is Retinol?
Retinoids, the umbrella term for retinol products, are powerful enough to improve skin texture, pigmentation and skin tone, and stimulate collagen production. Reinoids are derivatives of Vitamins A and break down into 3 categories:
Retinoic Acid: Tretinoin - prescription strength for acne & stretch marks
Retinol: Over the counter nonprescription - medium strength
Pro-Retinols: Over the counter - gentler and in lower concentrations
Biochemically they all do exactly the same thing, it may just take longer to see results with weaker concentrations.
What do Reinoids do?
Retinoids work by exfoliation. The magical ingredient fights visible signs of aging. It helps diminish fine lines and wrinkles, minimize pore size, brightens skin tone and stimulates collagen production. It is not