Retinal is a dirivative of vitamin A that is used to minimize the appearance of fine lines and wwrinkles, correct hyper pigmentation from sun exposure or scarring, and smooth out the skin tone. In some cases, it has been found to help people with acne.
Retinol, however , can be a very harsh method of treatment as it can cause sensitivity, irritation and over long term, thinning of the skin. It is recommended not to be used in the sun .
THERE ARE EFFECTIVE ALTERNATIVES! There are
products available now that offer natural alternatives to retinol. These products are result oriented less aggressive ways to promote cell turnover, encourage collagen production and create the appearance of more youthful skin!
WHAT SHOULD YOU LOOK FOR?
Products containing:
NIACINAMIDE ( vitamin B 3 which is a non irritating, anti inflammatory way of improving the skins moisture balance).
BAKUCHIOL( a natural plant based compound having similar results to retinol without the side effects)
VITAMIN C ( a powerful antioxidant that protects against environmental stressors and helps make collagen)
HYALURONIC ACID( as one of the most hydrating ingredients can plump up the skin and reduce the appearance of kines and wrinkles)
If you ask your esthatician, he or she will help you find the best , natural alternative for retinol to allow you the same benefits without the side evvects!!