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Why Using Retinol is Causing You More Harm Than Good.

Why Using Retinol is Causing You More Harm Than Good.

Posted by Kelly Duncan on 11th Jun 2018

Retinol. We’ve all heard of it. Most of us have heard the horror stories. But do you know why Retinol is so harmful to your skin and a waste of your money?

An official line on Retinol is “Retinol is a potent form of synthetic vitamin A. Data from an FDA study indicate that retinoid ingredients may speed the development of skin tumours and lesions on sun-exposed skin.”

Let’s start with what Retinol does to your skin. When Retinol is applied to your skin, it will prompt the surface skin cells to turnover and die rapidly, making way for the new cell growth underneath. Umm hold on a minute, that doesn’t even sound that bad does it? Well, by encouraging your skin to do this process you are interfering with the molecular biology of those cells and disturbing the natural protection surface layer. The new skin you are exposing has not had enough time to build up its natural protection and that can mean you are exposed to Skin Cancer, Pigmentation Spots and premature Ageing.

Retinol has also been said to thicken your skin. Think of when someone has worshipped the sun for a very long time, they always have much thicker skin and can look drastically older than they are.

There are better ways to stop wrinkles and fine lines!

Our Founder & Biogerontology Dermatologist, John Hamilton has dedicated 20 years into research of skin Anti-Ageing. In the past 5 years he has closely followed a study into Cell Decay and says, “nearly all skin care products have got it totally wrong in Anti-Ageing”.

New understanding into Cell Ageing is showing that unless you have potent Antioxidants reaching the deeper layers of your skin, your efforts could well be void. Remember just using a cream on its own will only be able to sit on the surface layer of the skin. This is where Natural Oils step in. Natural Oils containing the most powerful, unadulterated Antioxidants will act as a carrier for the Natural Vitamins being applied to your skin, delivering them to the dermis to boost repair, Free Radical Protection and Anti-Ageing.

Cell Decay studies show that 90% of slowing Cell Ageing comes from Antioxidants.


Our recommendation? Indulge your skin in potent forms on Antioxidants found in Unadulterated, Therapeutic Grade, Natural Plant Oils which contain Vitamins and Proteins required to create collagen. Seems like quite a mouthful but we promise it isn’t just a load of jargon. We found that the Natural Vital Oils we use brought back suppleness to the skin which is paramount in stopping lines and wrinkles. The Vital Oils can go deeper into your skin than a normal cream therefore providing protection and regenerating collagen, allow your skin to spring back to youthful shape and smoothness.

Without further ado, we introduce to you Our Holistic Facial Oil.

Formulated to tackle Premature Ageing, it’s a detoxifying, refreshing and hydrating natural blend of unadulterated vital oils. Enriched with a triple-action brightening complex, the blend has been developed to work with your individual biology and address your individual concerns. Extracts of Peach and Jojoba provide superior protection against Free Radical damage whilst the Orange, Grapefruit and Patchouli infuse the formulation into a refreshing tonic, aiding the protective film on the skin’s surface and assisting to banish imperfections, pigmentation and promote cell regeneration to reveal a more radiant looking complexion.

Prevention, rather than cure.

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