HYDROXYPINACOLONE RETINOATE

Description

A derivative of the most potent form of vitamin A, retinoic acid. It is a unique derivative as it can directly work in the skin and does not require additional conversion steps. According to studies done by the manufacturer on models of human skin (not real people), this derivative is more effective than other cosmetic versions of retinoids (such as retinol, retinaldehyde, and retinyl palmitate), and, at the same time, causes less irritation

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