4 Surprising Benefits of Retinol

Retinol is a powerful form of Vitamin A that is commonly found in eye creams, skin creams, and a wide array of other beauty products.

Retinol is often touted as a ‘cure-all’ or ‘miracle’ skincare solution because of its anti-aging properties, but its benefits actually extend far beyond slowing the signs of aging.

It turns out that there are a lot more benefits to using a retinol-based product like Nuvadermis Collagen and Retinol Cream. 

Read on to discover the four benefits of retinol that you might not know about.  

Treats Acne


Acne is one of the most common skin ailments in the world, particularly in younger people. While there are literally countless ways to treat your acne, research suggests that retinol can be a powerful part of any acne treatment routine. 

Retinol works on your skin to increase cell turnover, which has the side effect of giving you clearer, more youthful-looking skin.

Cell turnover is also how your skin naturally exfoliates itself, clearing out dirt, oils, residual makeup, and dead skin cells.

When cell turnover is high, your pores are less likely to become clogged, and acne is less likely to appear.

Reduces Scar Formation


Swelling and inflammation are the culprits behind many skin issues, particularly those with the potential to leave permanent scars on your skin like cystic acne.

Luckily, The same qualities that make retinol an excellent treatment for acne can also help reduce the chances of your acne getting out of control and leaving scars on your face. 

When your pimples break, they sometimes leave deep, inflamed spots on your skin that have the potential to leave a scar after they heal, especially if you have sensitive skin.

By increasing your cell turnover, retinol helps your skin heal as quickly as possible, reducing the chance of scarring. 

Unclogs and Shrinks Pores


Clogged pores are an annoying skin condition that just about everyone deals with at some point in their lives.

Luckily for most people, they’re relatively minor and fairly easy to handle, but if left unchecked they can sometimes develop into a more serious skin condition. At the very least, ignoring clogged pores might eventually enlarge your pores and make them more noticeable. 

Clogged pores are typically treated with an exfoliating scrub or nose strips that manually pull debris out of your pores, but those approaches only target the problem from the outside.

Retinol tackles the problem from the inside out, encouraging cell rejuvenation and naturally forcing oil and debris to the surface where they can be dealt with by scrubs or strips. By consistently using retinol and exfoliating, you might even notice your pores starting to shrink and become less visible!

So, if you’re still struggling with clogged pores, make sure you’re using retinol to fully treat them.

Improve Dark Spots


It’s no secret that our skin begins to change as we age, and we’re not just talking about fine lines and wrinkles. Sun damage, pollution, and even old acne scars can resurface years later as dark spots on your skin.

These dark spots, sometimes called age spots or sun spots, are the result of a buildup of melanin in your skin called hyperpigmentation. 

While harmless, if you don’t like your age spots, you can use retinol to help improve them. That means that Nuvadermis Collagen and Retinol Cream packs a double-whammy when it comes to dealing with the signs of aging. 

Just keep in mind that your age spots won’t disappear overnight. As with most skincare products, it takes time and consistency to notice visible results 

Ready to take action?

If you’re ready to embrace the benefits of retinol, start by applying Nuvadermis Collagen & Retinol Cream twice daily. 

Simply put some on it in the morning and right before bedtime to enjoy all of the amazing skincare advantages of retinol!

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