This ingredient is gotten from vitamin A, and it is added to skin care creams. It increases collagen production and reduces both fine lines and wrinkles. The ingredient also improves color and skin tone and reduces blotchy patches.
Many dermatologists recommend retinol’s stronger counterpart called tretinoin, to slow skin aging, clear up acne and improve irregular pigmentation. Over-the-counter products encompassing retinol might not be as strong, but they can improve skin appearance nonetheless.