March 4, 2021

Now might be a good time to finally try a retinoid

Now might be a good time to finally try a retinoid

Some of the most touted beauty treatments come with an uncomfortable break-in period. The viral foot peel Baby Foot, for instance, works wonders but makes your feet shed horrifying sheets of skin for a few days. Retinoids, which are basically the skincare gold standard in fighting dullness, wrinkles, and hyperpigmentation, often cause temporary facial dryness, flaking, and irritation before the results kick in.

But if you’re practicing social distancing, that period of irritation is no big deal. Why? No one will bear witness to your flaky, peel-y journey. So if you were considering incorporating a retinoid into your skincare routine, now’s a very convenient time to do so. …

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