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*How does retinol work to target the signs of ageing?*

How does retinol work to target the signs of ageing?

Monday 19th March 2018

"How does retinol work to target the signs of ageing?"

This is a question we get a lot in the salon.

Retinol is a derivative of vitamin A, and an anti oxidant which means it will help to neutralise free radicals that destroy healthy cells and in some cases can cause skin cancer.

Retinol has been found to be one of the most effective anti-ageing ingredients for cell rejuvenation and collagen production.

By encouraging cell regeneration it ensures that collagen continues to form as a person ages, resulting in fewer wrinkles and improved skin tone and texture.

By replenishing collagen within the skin, old skin cells are shed, hyper pigmentation fades, fine lines recede and skin starts to reveal a brighter and smoother texture.

Retinol cannot be introduced to the skin immediately; instead your skin needs to acclimatise to high levels of vitamin A by starting on lower doses and slowly increasing the amount.

Using Environ's unique step up programme, you can safely introduce vitamin A into the skin with little risk of irritation or reaction.

For more information about how you can introduce retinal and vitamin A into your skin care regime pop in for a free skin consultation.