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How to Use Retinol for Better Skin

Using retinol has an established track record of restoring and rejuvenating skin.


  • : If you are pregnant or nursing, consult your doctor before using retinol.
  • Step 1: Wash face at night Wash your face at night with a mild cleansing cream.
  • Step 2: Dry face Dry your face thoroughly and wait 20 minutes.
  • TIP: Waiting 20 to 30 minutes after drying your face will return your skin to a more ph-balanced condition and will help prevent side effects such as skin irritation.
  • Step 3: Apply retinol Apply retinol cream to your face.
  • TIP: Use retinol cream only at night for optimum results.
  • Step 4: Wash face in morning Wash your face in the morning with a mild cleansing cream.
  • Step 5: Apply moisturizer and sunscreen Apply moisturizer and sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30.
  • FACT: Did you know? Humans have about 300 million skin cells, 40,000 of which are shed every minute.

You Will Need

  • A mild face cleanser
  • Retinol-based skin cream
  • Moisturizer
  • Sunscreen

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