This is a pure, active form of Vitamin A. It works by penetrating the outer layers of the skin and working to repair the lower layers of the skin. This allows it to repair and stimulate collagen and elastin, creating firmer, smoother skin. N.B. A sun protection cream of at least SPF15 must always be used when using products containing Retinol.
The physiologically active, principal component of vitamin A. Animal foods (meats, eggs, milk) contain retinal. Plants do not contain retinol, but they have carotene, which is transformed into retinol in our bodies.
is the most active form of Vitamin A. It enhances epidermis regeneration and strengthens its protective function. It restores the even skin tone by removing pigmentation blemishes as well as brightening age and sunspots. It is one of the most effective anti-ageing substances to minimize wrinkles and restore skin elasticity and firmness. To improve stability and efficiency of its action, Retinol has been closed in nanocapsules of collagen derived from marine organisms. The capsules ensure the gradual release of Retinol in optimal doses to prevent skin irritations and prolong its action.
The chemical name for Vitamin A, which is found in egg yolk, butter, carrots (and most yellow and orange fruits and vegetables). It is fat-soluable and is considered an anti-cancer vitamin. Vitamin A is important for your eyesight and helps with keeping healthy skin.
A form of Vitamin A that helps maintain the skin's integrity. Keeps natural deterioration in check (i.e. crèpiness), helps fight infection and protects from combustible toxins in the air, such as cigarette smoke.
Technical name for vitamin A and can have the same action on skin as tretinoin (a derivative of vitamin A and the active ingredient in Retin-A, Renova, Tazorac, and Avita). In skin, tretinoin is the form of vitamin A that can actually affect cell production
This is the chemical name for vitamin A, which is an anti cancer vitamin. This fat-soluble vitamin is extremely important for the health of the eyes. It prevents them from drying out and the eyeball from atrophying (wasting away), and helps to improve night vision. Vitamin A also assists with the skin and mucous membranes. It is commonly found in egg yolk, butter and all yellow and orange fruit and vegetables, like carrots for example, which really do help us to see in the dark
Retinol, the animal form of vitamin A, is a yellow fat-soluble, antioxidant vitamin important in vision and bone growth. It belongs to the family of chemical compounds known as retinoids. Retinol is ingested in a precursor form; animal sources (milk and eggs) contain retinyl esters, whereas plants (carrots, spinach) contain pro-vitamin A carotenoids.