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MY FIRST RETINOL SKIN COLLECTION BY OLAY

I am a retinol virgin no more! I finally decided to incorporate retinol into my daily skincare routine. It’s been a few weeks since I’ve started using this retinol skincare collection, and I wanted to share my thoughts. For those of you who aren’t familiar with retinol, it is a form of Vitamin A that is an anti-aging compound that helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles and skin discoloration by increasing the production of collagen in the skin. It acts as a skin exfoliant to help improve blemishes by preventing dead skin cells to clog pores. It also promotes cell turnover, stimulating the production of new blood vessels which helps even out skin tone and improves skin color. Its set apart from other skin ingredients because of its potency. I’ve been told by a few skin doctors that I don’t need to use retinol. I don’t have any dark or sun spots, pores or wrinkles (yet!), and my skin is pretty even and smooth. I know retinol can cause irritation and redness at first, and …