How to Apply Vitamin A to the Skin

Apply Vitamin A to the Skin
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Vitamin A has many known benefits, including the improvement of acne, stretch marks and eczema, improvements in the menstrual cycle, heart, sinus and urinary tract health, efficient wound healing, resistance to infection and more. VItamin A is the key ingredient in Retin A anti-aging and anti-acne products and can be found advertised in both forms, in variations from creams to concentrated gels. Also, vitamin A has even been shown to help sprains. Learn how to apply vitamin A to your skin to take advantage of its topical benefits.

Wash your face and pat dry. Wait 20 to 30 minutes.

Place a pea-sized amount of vitamin A on your finger. Gently rub into the skin in the affected area. Avoid contact with the eyes and upper lids.

Wash hands thoroughly. Repeat once a day before sleep, every other day to avoid irritation. Build up to everyday use as long as no irritation occurs.

Tips & Warnings

  • If alternate dosage and/or instructions were provided by your doctor be sure to adhere to them Always wear a daily sunscreen when using vitamin A or Retin A products.

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