Why add Retinol to your skin care routine?
Retinol is a widely recognized ingredient in skincare due to its numerous benefits for the skin. It is a derivative of vitamin A and highly effective in reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and age spots. It accelerates the skin's natural exfoliation process aiding in the removal of dead skin cells and promoting the growth of new healthier cells.
Benefits on you skin
- Possesses anti-aging properties
- Accelerates cellular turnover
- Improves skin texture
- Supports collagen synthesis
Can retinol be used for sensitive skin?
Traditional retinol preparations can be harsh on sensitive skin. It is advisable for individuals with sensitive skin switch to gentler microencapsulated form of retinol and to start with a lower concentration of retinol gradually increasing the usage over time.
Can retinol be used during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?
It is generally recommended to avoid using retinol during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, but it is best to consult a healthcare professional to determine the same.
Can retinol be used during the day?
Retinol is sensitive to sunlight, and its efficacy can be reduced when exposed to UV rays. Moreover, it makes the skin photo-sensitive which is why it is recommended to use retinol only during the night.