What is retinol?
Retinol is a type of retinoid derived from vitamin A which is also a type of retinoid. The ingredient is known for its anti-aging properties.
Revining: The plant-based alternative to Retinol
Revinage is a plant extract that acts like synthetic retinoids. It is found in Bidens Pilosa, commonly known as blackjack. The effective plant extract regulates cell proliferation and differentiation for cell rejuvenation.
Now that you know the two ingredients, let’s take a look at the side effects of retinol and why you should avoid it and choose the safer alternative, ‘Revinage’.
Side effects of retinol:
Retinol is not for everyone because it contains powerful antioxidants. Whereas, Revinage being an herbal extract, it is safe for everyone and for all skin types. However, one thing to keep in mind is that retinol works, but not everyone.
Benefits of retinol
In summary, Revinage contains all the benefits of Retinol. So you don’t have to include a product that scares you into your skin care routine. Choose a natural alternative that mimics and offers many other benefits without side effects.
Contributions from Vibhuti Arora, expert in facial yoga and facial tools and founder of House of Beauty