Is retinol safe? An effective alternative: plant-derived Bakuchiol.
How depressing is this? Retinol - a very effective anti-aging ingredient, actually may not be completely safe to use. We already know that concentrations and formulations must be careful to not cause skin irritation - although some with sensitive skin may not be able to use any retinol product at all, as the irritation is unavoidable. (red flag #1) I was honestly really excited to formulate a product with retinol - I was looking forward to demolishing my growing wisdom lines