What Is Retinol?

Retinol is one of the most recommended and sought-after components in skin-care products in 2022, yet there’s still so much mystery surrounding this ingredient. 

What exactly is this ingredient so often seen in creams and serums alongside buzzwords like “age-defying,” “anti-wrinkle” or “reparative”?  Retinol is one of the main forms of vitamin A, an vitamin A derivative that has been shown to improve tone and texture, reduce hyperpigmentation and dryness, as well as reduce fine lines.

If you’re looking to diminish the effects of aging and sun damage, look no further than retinol products. This skincare ingredient helps reduces wrinkles and smooth, even out, and firm skin. Retinol can help stimulate cell turnover, as well as help stimulate collagen production. 

When should I start using retinol?

It’s never too early to start a retinol routine, but it is smart to start incorporating a retinol product three to four times a week at age 30. By your 40s, every other night is beneficial, and in your 50s, 60s, and beyond, incorporating a retinol product five to seven times per week will give you the best results.

Makari Retinol Control Line Smoothing Eye Cream

This eye cream is the best thing you can do for your skin. It will boost collagen production and keep fine lines and wrinkles from appearing. Retinol is one of the best things for your skin as it firming the delicate skin around your eyes, reduces puffiness, and fights signs of aging. To use, press tube gently while gliding the application across the eye area. Gently pat the cream with your fingertips. This product can be used on the upper and lower eye area, morning and night.

Retinol may increase photosensitivity. Always use a high-protection, broad-spectrum sunscreen when using any retinol products.

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