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All you need to know about the one ingredient most dermatologists use themselves
Topical Retinoids are vitamin A derivatives. Originally founded in the 1970s as a prescription treatment for acne, its skincare benefits have made this the gold standard of anti aging ingredients. Based on the structural features and reflecting the time of introduction, retinoids can be classified into various generations- First generation includes tretinoin, retinol, retinaldehyde, isotretinoin, alitretinoin. Second generation includes etretinate and acitretin. Third generation includes adapalene and tazarotene.