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Retinol - Increasing the Skin's Production of Collagen

Retinol - Increasing the Skin's Production of Collagen

Retinol works by increasing the skin’s production of Collagen which provides the strength, support, and structure to the skin. An especially active ingredient, it also stimulates the production of new blood vessels in the skin which improves skin colour, helps to fade pigment, and softens skin texture. Retinol will also correct damaged DNA; damaged DNA is aging skin, so this is crucial in fighting the signs of ageing.

Like other active ingredients, Retinol can result in initial dryness and irritation in the skin and should be expected when first introducing it into your routine.

Retinol is the most researched skin care ingredient- the gold standard in age correction skincare ingredients. Other than women who are pregnant, pretty much anyone can use a retinol.

Retinol, a derivative of vitamin A, works by encouraging cell turnover and increasing collagen production, both of which help set damaged skin cells on a healthier course. Available both over the counter and in prescription strengths, retinol works to combat nearly all the signs of sun damage.

It can even out pigmentation and help fade brown spots. It can make the skin smoother and softer, and even diminish fine lines and wrinkles.

One downside to the product is that it may cause irritation, redness, or dryness if you have sensitive skin. Start by using retinol a once week, then slowly over the weeks increase your application to 3 or 4 times per week if your skin isn’t irritated. Apply moisturiser over and under the Retinol to slow down the rate of delivery. Address any skin barrier issues before you start using retinol if your skin is sensitive or easily reactive.

Stop using retinol at least 3 days prior to any beauty treatment, including waxing, threading, tweezing, facials etc.

Here are some retinol products we have available now:

SkinCeuticals Retinol 0.3 

Dermaceutic lift 5.0

Dermaceutic Derma Lift 5.0 Eye Lifting Serum

Dermaceutic Derma Lift 5.0 Eye Lifting Serum

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July 12, 2023

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