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How does topical retinol treat signs of aging?

Retinol is a vitamin A antioxidant found in many wrinkle creams that helps to treat signs of aging. It is believed that retinol helps to balance or neutralize free radicals that cause the destruction of skin cells that contributes to the aging process.

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