The 26 Most Raved-About Retinols and Why You Should Be Using Them

Slide 1 / 33
There's a reason that retinol is the buzziest ingredient in skincare. The powerhouse anti-aging ingredient is key for addressing various skin concerns, from wrinkles, uneven texture, and breakouts, to hyper-pigmentation. According to celebrity dermatologist Harold Lancer, "If you're maintaining a skincare program that doesn't include a retinol, there's something wrong with the program." (One caveat, though: If you're breastfeeding or pregnant you should check with your doctor before use.) To steer you in the right direction, here are the most raved-about retinols out there. Used at night unless otherwise specified, these gems yield baby-soft skin by morning.


Do you use a retinol product in your skincare routine? Let us know which one @BritandCo!

Brit + Co may at times use affiliate links to promote products sold by others, but always offers genuine editorial recommendations.

Share

Our Latest In Beauty Products

Most Popular on Brit + Co

See More From Brit + Co