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Skin care tips for healthy skin - What is retinoid for your skin

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13 September 2011
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Skin care tips for healthy skin - retinoid

Perhaps you heard of retinoid use for your skin but don’t know exactly what it is and how can be useful for your skin. It is a scientific word that is used in the cosmetic field but is also a must have element for your skin.

What is retinoid?

The origins of retinoid are from a derivate called Retin-A which was used 40 years ago as an acne treatment. Seeing its great results this developed into retinoid a vitamin A derivate that can reduce collagen, unclog pores and smooth the skin.

The role of retinoids is to regulate the proliferation of cells, growth of bone tissue, ability to treat skin cancers.

Will retinoid make your skin sun-sensitive?

There is a myth that circulates about retinoid creating a sun sensitivity. Dermatologists say otherwise. Even more, it can be used before going to bed and, also, with a sunscreen .

What are the effects of using retinoid?

Retinoids can cause some unpleasant aspect of your skin like redness and dryness. A great tip not to get to that is using is step by step without a steep encounter. Before you apply a retinoid, wait 15 minutes before washing your face. After a few minutes, apply a moisturizer to keep your skin hydrated.

There are interdiction of using retinoid is if you are pregnant, you have an ultrasensitive skin or you waxed.

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