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Why You Need a Daytime Retinol Now
The latest crop of retinol products don't fight wrinkles and discoloration while you sleep -- they do it during the day. Find out how to use retinol, and why you should
Woolery-Lloyd formulated this serum for patients who were worried about brown spots but wanted an alternative to prescription-strength hydroquinone (a controversial ingredient that's been linked to allergies and even cancer). In addition to retinol, it contains licorice for even more brightening, plus antioxidants to fight free radicals and prevent spots from getting worse. Just don't slather this one all over your face. "Because it's so potent, it's meant to be applied directly on the spots," she explains.
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