So what is the story of retinol? All the answers are here

Not just for anti-aging

Retinol - the best wrinkle remover in the world

How did retinol get its reputation?
What is it made of and how is it used correctly?
When should I start using retinol?
Is it too early to start using in my twenties? Or is this just the time to start?

So first, what is retinol?

There is a big buzz around retinol in the beauty industry, and rightfully so.

Retinol has many properties that show significant results using very small amounts of the substance.

Retinol is a particular configuration of vitamin A, which has been working for 80 years in the service of cosmetic products, after being scientifically proven to be effective against wrinkles - it has the almost miraculous ability to make skin look firm and radiant in the morning after using it the night before.

Retinol increases the rate of cell turnover, and in addition, it improves the appearance of the skin and reduces the signs of aging as a result of environmental factors. The skin, naturally, attracts bacteria and air pollutants on a daily basis, which can lead to too rapid aging if we do not protect it day and night.

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Retinol is the strongest over-the-counter retinoid. The benefits of retinol are not limited to slowing down skin aging. Retinol minimizes fine lines and wrinkles, and in addition, reduces hyperpigmentation, "blackheads", and dark spots. regular use of retinol can increase collagen production and helps skin look firmer and younger.

Additional benefits of retinol:

  • Reduces redness
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Smaller pores
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Smooth skin
  • Less pimples

Should I start using retinol already in my twenties?

Definitely yes!

Retinol is safe for use by men and women in their twenties and helps boost collagen and reduce signs of aging.

The first signs of aging begin to appear in the twenties, so it is right and useful to start a daily skin care routine. The sooner we take care of our skin, the greater the effectiveness of the treatment will be, and the results accordingly.

Which retinol to use?

You don't need a prescription for retinol, and there are many good products on the shelf.

It is important to choose a retinol serum that is suitable for your skin type, especially if you have sensitive skin. The basic rule is that the oilier the skin, the higher concentration of retinol it can absorb, as retinol is naturally drying. In the case of acneic skin, it is possible that at the beginning of using retinol, sores will form as a result of the dryness, but over time they will disappear.

How to use retinol?


Wash your face and apply eye cream. Eye cream can protect the delicate skin around the eyes.

Wait a few minutes until your skin is completely dry. This is important because if your skin is still moist, the retinol may absorb deeper into the skin and cause over-irritation. Slightly moist skin is suitable for moisturizer and serum, but never for retinol.

Take a little of the retinol cream (about the size of a pea), and apply starting from your chin in upward and outward motions.

Finish by applying moisturizer.

Don't forget to apply sunscreen in the morning - very important!

How often should retinol be used?

It is recommended to start with retinol once a week at night. At first, retinol can cause dryness, so the skin should be allowed to get used to it. After the skin has developed resistance it is recommended to change and use 3 times a week.

How much retinol should I put?

Using too much of the product will not result in a more effective result. Use one to two drops to cover the entire surface.

It is important to ensure daily use of sunscreens when using retinol, as the skin can be more sensitive to sun exposure. Without the use of a radiation filter, you will find yourself in the situation you are trying to avoid.

How does the skin react to retinol?

Redness, dryness, peeling skin or stinging of the skin should be expected, especially in the first few weeks. If this happens then it is very important to give the skin breaks and apply once every two days or once a week. Your skin takes time to adjust. Retinol can also make you more sensitive to the sun, so be sure to apply sunscreen.

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