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Is there a term from the field of dermatology and cosmetics that you do not understand? Would you like to know what it means? View the full definition from the La Roche-Posay glossary.


Retinol is the active form of vitamin A. It is a powerful antioxidant that helps combat ageing. Retinol also plays an important role in protecting the skin from outside attacks. In its natural state, the vitamin can be found in butter, egg yolk and cod liver oil.

This word belongs to the category Signs of age, wrinkles, firmness.