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Why Using Retinol is Causing You More Harm Than Good.

What does Retinol do to your skin?

It will prompt the surface skin cells to turn over and die rapidly, making way for the new cell growth underneath.  By doing so you are interfering with the molecular biology of those cells and also removing the natural protective surface layer which protects your Collagen Cells, Fibres & Elastins. That's why people who use it have aged, dry, wrinkles or sagging skin quicker and many people also get things like redness even rosacea and you also massively increase the chances of getting skin cancer. (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.”)

Many brands encourage heavier sunscreen use when using retinoids which theoretically ‘protect’ against the increased threat of UVA and UVB rays BUT as we discuss in this blog, sunscreens are more damaging than they protect click on this to read about them.

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. This happens when using products with Retinoids in them.

Our recommendation? Ditch synthetic damaging retinol and indulge your skin with potent Antioxidants found in unadulterated, Therapeutic Grade, Natural Plant Oils. These oils contain Vitamins and Proteins which not only protect your skin but also help to create new collagen: THAT'S REAL ANTI AGEING AND FOR THE LONG TERM  why not try some samples click here and see the difference in days  

So what do you look like when not using retinol? This person is 65 co-founder Karen who has never needed such things as Retinols but uses natural oils.


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