Vitamin A

Fat-soluble vitamin that comes from a class of compounds called retinoids. It is often seen in ingredients such as retinyl palmitate, retinoic acid, retinol or tretinoin—known for their skin-restorative benefits. Vitamin A works by accelerating exfoliation, stimulating the production of new epidermal cells, reducing fine lines and wrinkles associated with aging, fading acne scarring and encouraging moisture retention.