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Retinol vs Tretinoin - Best Skincare Products for Acne and Anti-Aging

Tretinoin vs retinol: What’s the difference?

These popular ingredients are both forms of vitamin A, but they work differently. Here’s how to figure out which one might be best for your skin.

Oct 27 • 19 min read
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Fact vs. Fiction: Does retinol tighten skin?

Dermatology experts explain what role retinol has on skin firmness.

Oct 6 • 7 min read
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Kojic acid vs hydroquinone: Which is more effective?

When you’re trying to get a more even skin tone, both of these ingredients can be a major help.

Oct 2 • 9 min read
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What skincare products not to mix, according to dermatology experts

Not every product is compatible! Here’s how to make sure your products aren’t working against one another, according to the pros.

Sep 30 • 8 min read
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Benefits of lactic acid

This ingredient may be the key to helping you get a smoother complexion.

Sep 29 • 6 min read
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5 Popular Skincare Ingredients and What They Do

Trendy skincare ingredients that actually live up to the hype.

Sep 28 • 5 min read
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How to use collagen serums for facial rejuvenation

Can this buzzy ingredient transform your skin? Curology’s dermatology experts explain what you should know.

Sep 22 • 8 min read
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What is the best retinol for sensitive skin?

How to find gentle yet effective products that deliver the benefits of retinol while minimizing irritation.

Sep 7 • 8 min read
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Benefits and precautions of tretinoin under eye treatment

This powerful skincare ingredient may be beneficial for treating your undereye circles—but you should use it carefully.

Aug 31 • 7 min read
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Face serums for healthy and radiant skin

Curology’s dermatology providers share some of their favorite serums to elevate your skincare routine.

Aug 28 • 7 min read
Pregnancy is One of the More Common Causes of Stretch Marks

How to prevent stretch marks from forming on your skin

Everything you need to know about why they happen, and how you can minimize their appearance.

Aug 4 • 11 min read
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Techniques for wrinkle reduction and achieving smooth, radiant skin

These strategies can help you get younger-looking skin.

Aug 1 • 8 min read
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