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  • Acne series,  Skincare ingredients

    Retinoids

    Retinoids are Vitamin A derivatives which have proven to be the best anti-aging ingredients available; they work by affecting gene expression, neutralizing free radicals (which may cause collagen damage) and promoting collagen production. Retinoids also have been widely used for acne treatment; they prevent cells from sticking together and blocking the pores, promote healthy cell turnover, and reduce inflammation.  In order to find the best retinoid treatment for your skin you have to: a. Find the type (strength) of retinoids which is best suited for your skin concernb. Find the formulation and percentage of retinoid product which is best suited for your skin typec. Investigate brands and packagingd. Figure out the…

  • Product Review

    African Botanics Retinal Night Cream

    The Retinal night cream is a regenerating treatment formulated with active ingredients to accelerate cell renewal, boost collagen production, moisturize & improve the skin texture/tone. Why I think it is a very well-designed product: 1. They have used Retinal instead of retinol. Unlike retinol, Retinal is broken down by the skinโ€™s natural enzymes & converts to usable retinoic acid in only one step; it has a higher exfoliation rate, works faster & with the new encapsulation techniques less irritating than retinol. Retinal also exhibits direct antibacterial properties so a perfect choice for acne prone skin. 2. The retinal is stabilized in this formula. They encapsulated retinal to protect and stabilize…