ret·​i·​noid | \ˈre-tə-ˌnȯid \

Definition of retinoid 

: any of various synthetic or naturally occurring analogs of vitamin A

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But get this: Combining retinoids with island hopping may even be a good thing. Brooke Le Poer Trench, Allure, "11 Retinol Myths That Derms Want You to Stop Believing," 13 June 2018 To be extra safe, avoid any exfoliating treatments (like scrubs, retinoids, or acids) for a week before and after dermaplaning. Jessica Defino, Marie Claire, "I Got My Face Shaved With a Scalpel in the Name of Smooth Skin," 11 Sep. 2018 Some common skincare ingredients, like rx retinoids, aren't safe to use while pregnant. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, "Chriselle Lim's Pregnancy-Safe Nighttime Skin Routine," 21 Aug. 2018 Stop using skincare products with harsh ingredients, including glycolic and salicylic acids, benzoyl peroxide, and any retinoids (including tretinoin and adapalene), at least five days before your treatment. Deanna Pai, Glamour, "The Brown Girl's Guide to Laser Hair Removal," 20 Aug. 2018 Topical retinoids are often used to help increase collagen production and cell turnover, as well as treat acne. Dr. Leslie Baumann, miamiherald, "Improving your diet can also improve your skin | Miami Herald," 22 Jan. 2018 Not much is absorbed into the body, and the link is still controversial, but doctors recommend nixing retinoids to be safe, especially during the first trimester. Jenn Sinrich, SELF, "17 Skin-Care and Beauty Products Women Loved When They Were Pregnant," 14 May 2018 Either way, after a few weeks of nightly use, my cheeks did look slightly tighter and smoother, and all without retinoids. Claire Valentine, The Cut, "12 CBD Beauty Products for Celebrating 420," 20 Apr. 2018 Night cream + retinol: Lortscher says that your nightly retinol application can come in the form of creams with over-the-counter retinol or a prescription retinoid, such as tretinoin. Adam Hurly, GQ, "How to Fix Your Dehydrated Skin," 3 July 2018

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1976, in the meaning defined above

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ret·​i·​noid | \ˈret-ᵊn-ˌȯid \

Medical Definition of retinoid 

: any of various synthetic or naturally occurring analogs of vitamin A

Other Words from retinoid

retinoid adjective

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