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Every dermatologist I’ve ever met swears by retinol (right after sunscreen) as the must-have anti-agerÂ in anyÂ beauty regimen, regardless of age, skin type or complexion. Retinol, a derivativeÂ of vitamin A,Â has been proven to reduce lines and wrinkles, unclog pores, boost collagen, and speed cell turnover to even out discolorations and smooth skin. It alsoÂ helps eliminate bacteria toÂ diminish and prevent acne, promote elasticity, and protect skin cells. With repeated use, yourÂ skin will look smoother, plumper, younger!
When you’re using any retinoid (prescription or over-the-counter) you need to know that possible side effects are dryness, redness, and flaking. ToÂ g