Anti-Aging: The truth about Retinol





 

There is a lot of concern by many people who love using anti aging products as to the true effectiveness of Retinol. This concern is not misplaced. There are many products in the market which are not as effective as you might wish. Fortunately, there is no claim to show that if used correctly, one would not be able to benefit from the anti-aging effects of Retinol. You may buy it as an over the counter product or as a prescription medication, and this will give you what you exactly need. There was a time when this product was used to eliminate acne, build up of dead blood cell and blackhead.

 

Before you start using Retinol, with the intention of enjoying its anti aging effects, you must go to a health care provider. Alternatively, you may wish to talk with a skin care specialist and learn more about your skin type. This is the quality that will help you to get the right instructions on how to use it. In addition to this, you can customize it in such a way that it ends up being suitable for you. This is a product that comes in a variety of strengths and forms. The full effects of Retinol are seen as it eliminates fine lines, makes the skin texture smooth, and makes skin pigmentation normal.

 

If you buy the over the counter Retinol, it might take a while before it starts working. You will need to be patient as well and give it more time in order to enjoy better results. However, it is less irritating compared with the prescription Retinol. However, both versions are quite good as anti aging products. If you are yet to get to your thirties, you should not use this anti aging product. It will harm your skin. If you are in your forties and want to avoid the ageing process, or keep it at bay for a much longer period of time, then Retinol should be applied on your skin every night.

 

Retinol should only be used at night. This is because it is photosensitive. Once you have applied Retinol on your skin, you should not go out into the sunlight. Retinol has a lot of Vitamin –A. If you notice any irritation taking place on your skin, you should reduce the amount of this anti aging product you apply on your skin. Give your skin more time to get accustomed to the Retinol and then you can gradually increase the amount you apply.

 

References:

 

1)      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/24/retinol-anti-aging-wrinkles_n_2002971.html

 

2)      http://www.webmd.com/beauty/aging/retinoids-for-aging-skin

 


 

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