Retinol, or vitamin A true - one of the most valuable substances for our body and be sure to include a "diet" for the skin.
Means retinol are among the mostdesperate fighters against signs of aging and other skin problems, of course, if the cosmetics chosen wisely, and all the laws of the use of retinol and its derivatives, carefully observed, not only producers, but also consumers.
Running percentage of retinol in cosmetics small- The effect of the concentration begins just 0.5% of vitamin A. It is enough for dry skin, women with normal and inclined to fat content skin can use a cream with 1% retinol. More "heavy artillery" could be in the arsenal, if there is a strong belief that the skin withstand such a test. In any case, it is better to give the skin a rest from exposure to vitamin A, and use the funds to him in one-up to two months (depending on the individual response), then making the break.
Using tools with retinol, it is necessarymonitor the level of skin moisture, make sure that it was next to the reducing agent (such as vitamin F), to coincide with a course for the autumn-winter season and remember the sunscreen. Vitamin A is oxidized rapidly, therefore, better to give preference cream with dispenser and a closed tube, rather than the usual jar. Well, if the cream contains Tocopherol Acetate - Vitamin E prevents retinol rapidly oxidized.
A separate question - whether to use funds fromretinol to the eye area. If you do this and then with caution, as there is a risk to get dryness, irritation and wrinkles. These unpleasant effects can also appear on all the face with an excess of retinol. Cosmetologists even talk about the so-called retinoic dermatitis - a special kind of individual intolerance, which manifests itself at the first application of creams with vitamin A. This is a sharp redness and peeling of the skin, even in areas not exposed to the agent.
Among successful funds with retinol can be called,in particular, Vichy LiftActiv HA Advanced Concentrate (1% retinol), Derma E, Vitamin A and Green Tea Creme (0,5% retinol) and La Roche-Posay Redermic R Eyes, designed specifically for sensitive skin age. In addition, the skin can get retinol homemade mask with sea buckthorn, carrot or strawberry butter.