VITAMIN A Vitamin A or Retinol works as an antioxidant for the skin, disarming free radicals that cause tissue and cell damage. Wrinkles and lines are gradually smoothed, moisture and elasticity improved, the complexion glows and sun damage is diminished. Vitamin A increases the skin’s cell turnover, while also boosting collagen, resulting in a more youthful overall appearance. As well as working to diminish stretch marks, Vitamin A assists the skin’s natural healing processes. This vitamin and its derivatives have displayed beneficial effects in controlling acne and in reversing skin damage caused by environmental factors.