Vitamin A (Retinyl Palmitate) is abundant in meats, eggs and a large variety of fruits and vegetables. It is used topically to treat acne, stretch marks, eczema, and aged skin. It is an aide to wound healing and has antioxitive effects when used topically or orally.
It helps keep skin soft and plump, and can increase skin collagen levels, skin thickness and elasticity. Studies indicate that this highly stable ingredient penetrates the epidermal and dermal skin layers easily to help rebuild structural supports.
This is a pivotal ingredient in many skin care and body care creams, especially popular in a number of antiaging lines where it can soften fine lines. Vitamin A derivatives such as Retinyl Palmitate are milder versions of the prescriptive product Retin-A and Renova. Providing many of the same benefits, with less irritation, peeling or redness.