Everything You Need to Know About Retinol

Everyone seems to be incorporating retinoids into their routines — but why?  We explain what the vitamin A derivative does and how to use it on your skin.

What  is retinol?

Retinol is one of the main forms of vitamin A and can help stimulate cell turnover as well as help stimulate collagen production

What can retinol do?

It can help reduce the look of wrinkles, as well as smooth, even out, and firm skin

Product Recommendation:

Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair 0.3% Concentrated Retinol Face Oil

How should you get started

If you're new to retinoids or prone to irritation you may find that your skin can be reactive when vitamin A is introduced to your skin-care routine.

For The Eyes

For the sensitive areas under the eyes, I would use a milder retinoid in a cream base,

For The Face

Use a serum formulation followed by moisturizer.