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Retinal VS Retinol

- What's the difference?

Vitamin A is a key ingredient in one’s routine. Its remarkable ability to reverse aging by resurfacing the skin, refining pores and encouraging production of collagen & elasticity is unmatched by any other vitamin; But with so many different products on the market, it’s tremendously difficult to figure out which is best ...


The body converts Beta Carotene into Retinol, Retinol into Retinaldehyde and Retinaldehyde into Retinoic Acid. All of these Vitamin A derivatives are important for skin health however Retinoic Acid struggles to penetrate the top layer of skin and this stems into irritation and sun-sensitivity on the skin’s surface


Retinaldehyde is a smaller molecule than Retinol, the skin is better able to use & store this form of Vitamin A. Unlike Retinol, Retinaldehyde is not sun-sensitising and doesn’t increase risk of UV damage or pigmentation, meaning it can be worn morning & evening


Recent studies show Retinol thins the skin, is highly toxic and serves no long term benefit as it’s not a form of Vitamin A the skin can store for future use


If you’re still using Retinol it’s time to make the switch to Retinal and here at True Beauty we only carry the most effective formula available. Our unique liposomal delivery system ensures optimal results by coating molecules in phosphatidylcholine to increase penetration by 600%. This coating mimics cells in the body, making it easily recognizable, enhancing absorption and boosting results





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