Why You Should Use Retinol

Apr 20, 2015 | Blog

RetinolIf you’d like to improve the way your skin looks, Retinol is an easy way to get impressive results. Retinol is derived from Vitamin A and can help address a wide variety of skin-care issues in a relatively short amount of time.
It can achieve a wide variety of benefits and have the following positive effects on your skin:

Make your pores look smaller

Pores can stretch and sag as we get older, causing them to look larger. This treatment helps clean oil and buildup from your pores, making them appear smaller. Light reflects better from tighter pores, giving you a more youthful appearance.

Even out discoloration

Skin can become discolored for a variety of reasons, including genetics, the effects of the sun, and the use of birth control. Your skin pigmentation may look uneven and have dark spots under the surface. Retinol helps boost cell turnover and reduce the appearance of discoloration.

Make your skin smoother

It helps stimulate new blood vessels, making your skin look smooth and rosy. It can also help fade age spots and make wrinkles less noticeable.

Help with acne

Even if your teen years are behind you, you may still suffer from acne. Adult acne is very common, affecting up to half of all women. Retinol helps exfoliate dead skin cells, which can clog pores and lead to acne.

Give your skin look a fuller, more youthful appearance

Retinol helps your skin produce collagen. This protein helps your skin maintain its firmness and elasticity. Sun exposure can damage collagen, and we naturally tend to produce less of it as we get older. This can make skin sag and develop wrinkles. By helping to stimulate the production of more collagen, Retinol can help your skin look firmer and younger.
Contact us at North Scottsdale Laser and Skin Care Clinic if you’d like to try Retinol. You can use it by itself or as part of our Lytera skin brightening system. Schedule a free consultation, and we’ll help you create a skin-care regime that meets your individual needs.