This is a naturally occurring substance in animals. Retinol is a form of Vitamin A, also called Vitamin A1. It can also be converted to other forms of Vitamin A to provide many different uses. You can find Retinol in various foods, including yellow and green vegetables, fish, and egg yolks. Retinol is a conversion from its more base form Retinal, and the substance can help in all manner of bodily functions, from eyesight to healthy skin, teeth, and bones.
Retinol is usually added to skin creams and products as a method of reducing the signs of aging. Because vitamin A is essential to skin and eye growth and regeneration, Retinol is used as a means of slowing down the progression of signs of aging. The substance is also used to treat acne and other skin conditions. Another version of Retinol is Retinoid, which is a structurally similar form of Vitamin A.