Bare Skin Care - Is it possible for a retinol eye cream to make my under-eye wrinkles worse?

by Charles Bollmann May 28, 2019

First, the answer is yes, retinol can make wrinkles worse, especially when you first start using it. What is happening is a drying effect, and one can get epidermal sliding from separation from the dermis. But this is temporary, and will eventually end up tightening the skin around the eyelids, provided you are using a potent retinol preparation. 

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How To Fix Thin Skin - Bare Skin Care

by Charles Bollmann May 14, 2014

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Why Use A Toner - Bare Skin Care

by Charles Bollmann February 04, 2014

when you are using a program that contains retinol and other medical grade ingredients, as in our Bare Skin Care Programs, a toner can act like a key to the cell that opens the cell wall and allows better and deeper penetration.
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Bare Skin Care - Menopause And Your Skin

by Charles Bollmann April 29, 2013

With the estrogen drop, production and repair of the skin’s collagen and elastin also falls, which can cause a dryer, duller complexion. Estrogen also stimulates fat deposits. As these levels shrink, fat deposits become redistributed, and that causes the loss of supportive fat in the skin of the face. This allows sagging wrinkles to appear.

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