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on 8/13/2017 2:39:00 PM
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Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
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Retinol isn't an exfoliant per se, but its ability to turn over skin cells could be said to have an exfoliating-like effect. And while it may give you peeling and flaking skin, its’ actions are different than a topical AHA or BHA chemical exfoliant.AHA’s and BHA’s work by “un-glueing” the bonds that keep dead skin cells attached to the surface of the uppermost layer of our skin. Vitamin A (retinols/retinoids) function very differently.They get to work at a much deeper level to increase cell turnover, and push up new skin cells to the surface at a faster rate. What's happening biologically is “retinol binds to DNA, and immediately begins directing the skin's proteins and enzymes to do certain things - the first of which is to cast off the piled-up dead cells from your skin's surface. Normalizing that top layer causes some water loss initially, which can make skin seem drier and more irritable," and flake as old cells are cast off and new cells are pushed up. It's the difference between applying a weed killer to your lawn which makes it initially look better when the weeds are gone, to applying a fertiliser which makes it look better because there's lots of new growth underneath. A weed killer and a fertiliser are two different things. As with this. It's a different mechanism of action.
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