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Is Retinol really worth to try for? | Cherie
Is Retinol really worth to try for? | Cherie
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Is Retinol really worth to try for?

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Robinn
I guess many of you have already heard of retinol(Vitamin-A) and it is not a secret ingredient anymore. It’s more like a trend right now to see a lot of companies creating some new retinol products to us beauty lovers. Retinol is such a powerhouse ingredient added in cosmetic products and drugs that it can solve wrinkle and ageing issue. It also boosts the collagen production make skin look younger. Also good news for acne skin: retinol can fight pimples and tough acne scars and that’s why I have to try it.    I bought this serum from the pharmacy after watching videos by some beauty gurus on YouTube. This serum has a white silky texture and easy to smooth on skin, but the fragrance is a little strange and not needed in my mind. It is lightweight and not greasy at all so for me a moisturizer is really necessary. My face looks brighter after the first night and so far I have used this for about 20 days and my skin is smoother and pores got smaller, which is something I haven’t seen from other products. My acne got better day by day as well.   This non-comedogenic cream also has a light yellow color and easier to smooth on skin since it contains more oil in it but surprisingly it is not greasy at all and doesn’t make my acne worse. It smells like sour apricot and I like this fruity smell pretty much. It uses another form of retinol, retinyl palmitate, which is more often seen than retinol actually. Also with the help of gluconolactone, skin texture is clearly improved. This moisturizer feels light and my face looks much brighter and I have just used it for a week! My acne scars also got paler too. I kinda fall in love with this, to be honest. Retinol is quite powerful, but we need to build tolerance and give skin a break when it gets flaky or dry or irritated. It is great to see La Roche-Posay having this product for beginner to have a taste of retinol, but for those have already built tolerance, I recommend Neostrata Renewal Cream than Redermic serum. Although the price of renewal cream is higher with the exact same amount, we don’t need to buy another moisturizer since itself is a facial cream and I think it is worth it.
Apr. 17, 2020

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