What is Retinol & Do I need it in my skincare regimen?

I know you’ve seen or heard that word “retinol” thrown around here recently. "What is that stuff and do I need it", “may be some of the questions you may have asked yourself. I wanted to give you a little insight on the magic sauce and how you can benefit from it. Retinol is a form of Vitamin A which is found in eggs, carrots and sweet potatoes to name a few. When retinol is introduced in a skincare regimen that is to be an age preventative treatment it changes the behavior of aged skin cells. When applied on the skin topically it converts the skin enzymes into retinoic acid to begin the process of transformation that you have seen in the magazines or photoshopped...IJS.

What is retinol?