What does retinol do for the skin?
By stimulating faster, more effective cell renewal, retinoids restore radiance by eliminating dead cells from the skin’s surface. This is the peeling effect of this active ingredient.
Retinoids also stimulate the synthesis of the building blocks of the dermis (collagen, elastic fibres, etc.), the skin’s deepest layer, ensuring its firmness and elasticity. The skin regains its firmness, the oval of the face is redefined, and wrinkles and fine lines are reduced.
As well as eliminating dead cells, which are often laden with melanin, the skin’s pigment, retinol regulates melanogenesis (melanin synthesis), which is often dysregulated with age and exposure to the sun and/or pollution. It therefore reduces existing brown spots and limits the appearance of new ones.