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Seven reasons to add a Retinol serum into your skincare routine

  1. They help with acne and blemishes. Retinol can unclog pores therefore reducing open and closed comedones (blackheads and whiteheads). They exfoliate the skin and therefore prevent the buildup of dead skin cells and excess oils.
  2. They can help fade hyperpigmentation. They are often used to treat melasma, acne scars, and other post inflammatory scarring.
  3. They have anti-aging properties. Retinol serums are well known to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by increasing cell turnover.
  4. They improve skin texture making it smoother and softer.
  5. It increases collagen production. By stimulating collagen production, they improve skin elasticity and firmness leading to more youthful and plump looking skin.
  6. They even out skin tone by potentially improving hyperpigmentation and redness resulting in an even complexion.
  7. They can help with the penetration of your other products–notably those for hair loss.

Ready to add a retinol serum into your routine? Start with our Retinoath® serum. If you have sensitive skin and cannot tolerate a retinol serum, consider a a plant based retinol alternative serum containing bakuchiol like our TBH serum.

Worried about the initial irritation. Here are some ways you can combat it:

  • Sandwich method (moisturizer, retinol, moisturizer)
  • Short contact method (apply, wash off after 15 mins, moisturize until tolerance achieved)
  • Start every 3rd night
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