All the truths and misconceptions about retinol in one place

There has been a lot of talk lately about the role of retinol, ie vitamin A1 in skin care products, as well as its benefits in the appearance of the first signs of aging on our face.

How popular this molecule is is shown by the latest data that the most searched word on Google for anti-aging cosmetics and solutions for skin imperfection is - exactly the word retinol.

We all know that the Internet provides useful information, but sometimes we can find confusing data about any phenomenon, including retinol.
Therefore, in this text, we will try to dispel those myths, which are not based on research, as well as to clarify the numerous doubts that you may have about this wonderful ingredient, write from ZenaBlic

Myth # 1: Retinol is too much for my skin

Many people, when they start using retinol facial care, notice that their face needs more hydration, redness or stinging. But this is common and does not mean that retinol is strong for the skin, but it is necessary to go through those "symptoms" for the skin to adapt to this ingredient.

Myth # 2: Retinol derivatives and pure retinol are the same ingredient

Although retinol and preparations with its derivatives are often intended for similar skin problems, they do not have the same effect. Those with pure retinol act faster and more effectively, but also contain significantly fewer additives. This is not the case with preparations based on retinol derivatives.

Myth number 3: Retinol should not be used every day

The truth is that retinol should be gradually introduced into the usual hair care, and it is best to top up in the evening. A dermatologist's advice is to try to adjust the retinol on your skin in the first week of use, two nights a week. Then next week increase to three nights a week, and then every night, depending on your retinol tolerance.

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