Skin care products with nonprescription forms of vitamin A (like retinol) are less expensive than Rx creams, but they also have less research to back them up. There's some evidence that retinol revs up collagen production, though studies of other mild forms of A, such as retinyl esters, have been disappointing.
- Q How does retinol affect my skin?
- Q How does topical retinol treat signs of aging?
- Q What should I do in case of a retinol overdose?
- Q What is the difference between retinol and vitamin A?
- Q What should I avoid while using topical retinol?
- Q What are the side effects of topical retinol?