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A yellow compound found in green and yellow vegetables, egg yolk, and fish-liver oil. It is essential for growth and vision in dim light.Also called vitamin A
- ‘Most skin types can benefit from retinol, a derivative of vitamin A.’
- ‘Multivitamins and breakfast cereals were two of the largest sources of retinol, though many brands get some of their vitamin A from beta-carotene.’
- ‘Retinol can help skin cells turn over faster so you won't have a lackluster complexion in the A.M.’
- ‘Opt for products that contain skin-lightening ingredients like retinol, vitamin C and licorice.’
- ‘Retinoic acid is derived mainly by local synthesis through the enzymatic oxidation of retinol.’
1960s: from retina + -ol.
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