Tag: retinal

Exfoliating: The Missing Link to Great Skin?

You wouldn’t think that Christie Brinkley and Pharrell Williams have that much in common, but the fact is that both attribute their great skin to exfoliating. Genetics and a healthy lifestyle can’t be discounted, naturally, but both the legendary model and stylish musician have been open about how exfoliating has contributed to their youthful looks…. Read more »

Apothekari A is for Anti-Aging Fights Acne Too!

As if it wasn’t enough that women of a certain age start to notice wrinkles, fine lines and sagging skin, acne and breakouts may rear their ugly head as well. Although we tend to associate acne with teenage skin, adult acne is also a thing. Our hormones continue to change as we age, and adult… Read more »

Retinoid Myths – Busted

Like the celebrated actress in the latest Hollywood blockbuster, retinoids are stars when it comes to the anti-aging skin care world.  And just like the most talked about celebrity, there’s no shortage of information (and misinformation) about this vitamin A derivative. If you’ve been considering adding a retinoid to your daily routine, we’re here to… Read more »

Retinaldehyde (Retinal): Your Skin Will Love It!

You already know that I love, love retinoids for skin so I’m sure you’ll be pleased to hear about retinaldehyde (also known as retinal), a gentle and effective alternative to more commonly used retinoids like retinol and retinoic acid. We’ve written about retinoids extensively before. Derivatives of Vitamin A, they are essential to any anti-aging skin… Read more »