Start slow, and build up
Just like other chemical exfoliant products, too high of a concentration too quickly may result in a negative reaction from your skin. Begin your retinol journey with a low percentage of retinol in the product, and try adding it to your skincare routine once a week. Build the frequency as quickly as you feel comfortable, over time you may want to increase the concentration of retinol in your formula – and perhaps speak to your dermatologist about a prescription.
Don’t ditch your other products!
It is totally safe to keep using all of your other anti-aging and skin care products. Other chemical exfoliants (and acne products) such as alpha-hydroxyl acids (AHA) and beta-hydroxyl acids (BHA) can be used in addition to retinol. Make sure you stick with the moisturizer and sunscreen, too!….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE