USP/BP/FCC – 10g – Pure Powder
Also called “The Normaliser”, Vitamin A Acetate (Retinol) has attracted great interest in recent years as it is the active agent for treatment of aging skin in beauty care.
Vitamin A products, including retinol and Retin-A, is the gold standard of antiaging skincare, helping your skin look younger and smoother. Vitamin A is a vital nutrient to our health, and researchers have found that it can help boost collagen production to treat wrinkles and aging skin
In general, Retinol acts to behave like a younger, healthy skin cell. Retinol also works as an antioxidant, which can prevent free radicals and increase collagen production; it can also reduce existing wrinkles, fight acne, unclog pores, strengthen aging skin, and repair sun-damaged skin. These benefits will give you better facial skin, clear your face, reduce face lines and red cheeks, as well as fight and prevent aging skin.
• Retinol can reduce the appearance of Large pores. It works by unplugging your follicles and exfoliating your skin cells to keep pores clear. Simultaneously, retinol also helps eliminate bacteria that cause pimples, creating a two-pronged acne-destroying situation.
Recommended use level: 0.3-1% – 0.5-1%
Use in your favourite cream or add to Sea Kelp Coral.
Start by adding powder at a concentration of 0.3%. If your skin tolerates this concentration well for a few days, additional powder can be added up to 1%.
The granules may not dissolve immediately or completely, but they will disappear when you apply the cream to your skin.
For use only at night, as retinoids cause photosensitivity. Please wear sunscreen daily.
How vitamin A fights wrinkles
In 2016, researchers at the University of Michigan found that four weeks of retinoic acid and retinol treatments changed the structure of the skin by increasing both epidermal thickness and collagen.3 In other words, they helped ‘plump up’ the skin.Facial image analysis also showed a significant reduction in wrinkles and fine lines after applying retinol for 12 weeks.
Vitamin A has many varied functions. Retinol not only creates the pigments in the retina of the eye, according to NLM, but also is integral for good vision, especially night vision, and overall eye health. An age-related eye disease study found that taking high levels of antioxidants, such as vitamin A, along with zinc, may reduce the risk of developing advanced age-related macular degeneration by about 25 percent is the most common cause of loss of vision in the older population, Vitamin A also helps skin grow.