For decades, not many new well-researched ingredients are recognized in the dermatology field. For example, retinoids still earn the reputation of being the golden standard in anti-aging. However, various derivations can be listed under the same name as retinol when it comes to commercialization.
The answer is yes. Retinol is just a general name. According to the law, it is legally to have retinol on the label if the ingredient list either contains retinol or retinyl palmitate, or retinyl acetate, or even the natural-sounding name: bakuchiol. Yet little do we know, each of them should have a different mechanism for targeting the skin cell. In fact, the safest and most well-researched available without a prescription is retinol.
Yes, if the brand provides a clear concentration: 0.5, or 1.0 without any ambiguous terms. Some, though state 0.5% or 1.0%, only infuse a limited amount of retinol due to the cost and the risk of stability. In most cases, less than 0.1% pure ingredient is added. For Hyaestic, we deliver 100% of what the label states. 1.0 retinol means 1.0% pure concentration retinol on the product.
We use the freshest batches as well as the latest technology to infuse not only retinol but all light-and-air-sensitive ingredients into one product with airless packaging. As a result, if you compare the same true concentration, our colors will always be lighter as there is little to no oxidization.
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