As a fat-soluble vitamin, vitamin A exists in the body under several forms: retinol, retinal, retinoic acid and retinyl phosphate. In one form or another, it is implicated in many biological processes such as vision, bone growth, cell differentiation, reproduction, immune functions … Our bodies are not able to synthesize this vitamin. We can only obtain it through (dairy products, butter, meat, fish oils, etc.), or in the form of carotenoids (fruits, green and red vegetables), some of which are in the form of preformed vitamin A or retinyl esters as beta-carotene. Vitamin A deficiency leads to changes in skin architecture, hyper keratinization and, exaggerated desquamation. Hence the longstanding pharmaceutical exploitation of creams and ointments with vitamin A for their repairing and healing effects on cracks, crevices, erythema.
This element is particularly unstable to light and oxygen, vitamin A is rapidly degraded, and difficult to formulate.
Vitamin A acid has anti-aging virtues that are well known to dermatologists. Although it is effective, its side effects are far from trivial: irritations, severe erythema, dryness of the skin … Frequency of application and dosages therefore require a case-by-case adjustment.
Today, there are many different forms that are better tolerated, and preferred.
At Morganna’s Alchemy we are dedicated to developing the best products. That is why in keep a step ahead and Vitamin A formula is a form of cosmetic grade ester of all-trans retinoic which delivers retinoid like results without the irratating side effects.
- Stimulation of collagen synthesis.
- Restructuring of the skin on the surface and in depth.
- Smoothing of wrinkles.
- Overall skin clarity and appearance is enhanced for a healthier complexion. Dark spots and skin imperfections are reduced for a more even skin tone to give a brighter and more luminous appearance to skin.
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