of ads for retinol in skin care products, but what is retinol and does it work?
The answer is that retinol is the antioxidant vitamin A in its purest form.
It has a small molecular structure, and because of that, it easily penetrates into the top layer of the skin and then down into the elastin and collagen layers.
Retinol helps to create softer, smoother skin. It does this by stimulating the production of collagen, increasing cellular rejuvenation, and decreasing the size of pores, For these reasons, you’ll often find retinol in anti-aging products.
In addition, it is often used to treat acne because it can help loosen clogged pores and can even help to treat acne scarring and mottled skin tones.
If you protect your skin with sunscreen you probably won’t need to
consider using retinol until you’re in your 30s. Otherwise, you can start by using it in small amounts to see how your skin reacts. Also, don’t forget to use a sunscreen because retinol will make your skin more sensitive to