What is the Retinol?
Retinol (vitamin A) is an essential antioxidant for the skin cells and has many proven benefits:
Does the Retinol have any Side Effects?
At some extreme cases, when you use a retinol facial mask or consume food with lots of this vitamin, your face may get a slightly red pigmentation. Don't worry - it is only temporary and will be gone after a few hours.
Plus, right after the intake your skin is more sensitive to the sunlight after the usage.
- That's why it is highly recommended to use the retinol facials at the evening and not during the daylight.
How to Consume it?
It can be consumed by food intake or juices. Also, it is highly recommended to use retinol at your facial masks from fruits and vegetables, whose amounts of retinol is high.
Where the Retinol is Found?
It is found at high dosages in a Butternut squash, carrots, grapefruits, guavas and cantaloupes. For the full vitamin A chart - enter here.
For the reasons above, you should include those ingredients in your facial mask recipes and yur daily diet.
It is highly recommended to intake the retinol through organic fruits and vegetables – rather than to spend your money on bottled vitamins and other chemical compounds.
How to Use Retinol in Homemade Facial Masks?
For oily skin you should use fresh fruits and vegetables with that vitamin. You can use the grated or juiced version of the mask.
At any case try that mask on a hidden patch of your skin, to be sure that you have no sensitivity. For best mask results - use organic ingredients.