In case you've been living under a rock: Retinol is a must-have ingredient that you really need to start using, stat. It's aesthetician Shani Darden's number-one skin-care tip for her celebrity clients. "Especially if you start in your early 20s, it makes a huge difference with decreasing fine lines and wrinkles and helping texture and pigmentation," she told us.
It's also the top ingredient dermatologists recommend for their patients and use on themselves. Why? When applied topically, retinol, a vitamin A derivative, stimulates collagen production and cell turnover, which reduces the appearance of fine lines, evens out complexion, and unclogs pores, making it great for those who suffer from acne, too. (For more deets, see: Everything You Need to Know About Retinol and Its Skin-Care Benefits)
But while it may seem like a secret sauce, retinol products—whether they be a serum, oil, gel, or and creams—aren't one-size-fits-all. Since there's such a wide variety of retinol products available, we tapped top dermatologists to weigh in and share which formulas they'd recommend for every skin type and concern.
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