Do Retinol Products Really Get Rid of Wrinkles?

Do Retinol Products Really Get Rid of Wrinkles?
Retinol is a proven vitamin A ingredient to help stimulate cell regeneration and build collagen to get firmer, younger-looking skin every day. It transforms the look of the skin by reversing the visual effects from sun damage, soften lines and wrinkles, fade brown spots and and smooth the texture of the skin.

For many years, Retin-A (Vitamin A) was a topical cream used exclusively to treat acne. Since it had a lot of harsh side effects, such as dryness, redness and peeling of the skin, a doctor would need to give very specific instructions to their acne patients about how much to use to try to lessen these negative effects. Dr. Thomas Fitzpatrick the Chief of Dermatology at Mass General Hospital always demonstrate to his patients with acne how much topical Retin-A was needed on one of his own hands. He would take a pea size amount (his recommended amount for the entire face) and rub it on his hand. Day in and day out, he would continually demonstrate the cream on his hand and one day, to his surprise, noticed that he had one hand that looked much younger than the other!

This realization led Dr. Fitzpatrick to be of the doctors instrumental in getting the FDA to recognize Retin-A as a cream to help reduce wrinkles In 1991, the FDA approved Retin-A as an anti-wrinkle treatment. Soon, Retin-A was all the rage and women were lining up at their dermatologists’ offices to get a tube of this miracle cream. However, the use of Retin-A didn’t go so well at first. There wasn’t as much awareness of how to use it properly to lessen the drying side effects so women were slathering it on. They soon discovered the downside of trying to achieve younger-looking skin—peeling, flaking, dryness, redness and overall irritation set in quickly.

In the early 2000s, cosmetic companies started introducing non-prescription Retinol products that were marketed as a way to get the results from the prescription versions, but without the side effects. Women decided to wait until new technology presented more effective options.

Some years ago, it was finally created the Retinol serum with new formula. Clients were very satisfied – pores appear smaller, brown spots have lessened, and lines and wrinkles are truly softened. Retinol is that, when used long term along with exfoliating products to enhance the absorption of this active ingredient.
Last modified on Friday, 16 January 2015 11:22