Can I use retinol in the sun?
Pure retinol functions as a powerful exfoliant that can make the skin susceptible to harm from the sun and UV. Therefore, retinol should be implemented in the morning and should always be used during the day in combination with a large wide spectrum sunscreen. During peak summer months, many doctors do not suggest retinol use.
Additionally, study demonstrates that if not in adequate protective packaging, some formulations of retinol can break down rapidly. Our retinol night creams are packed to guarantee product potency stability and safety.