Beauty Store Business magazine - July, 2019

Skincare Spotlight: A Review of Retinoids

Here are some definitions, how retinoids affect the skin and tips to share from Dr. Luigi L. Polla.
Ada S. Polla

It is a generally accepted fact that retinoids/vitamin A derivatives are a (if not “the) gold standard ingredient in skin care in terms of antiaging. It is also a generally accepted truth that using retinoids can be irritating to the skin. In this column, we will review a few definitions, look at how retinoids affect the skin and speak with Dr. Luigi L. Polla, Switzerland’s premier dermatologist, about tips to share with your guests and consumers to help them optimally incorporate retinoid-based products in their skincare routines.

Read the full article in the Beauty Store Business November digital edition.

[Image courtesy of Ada S. Polla]