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Understanding Vitamin A’s role in the Skin

Every skin cell naturally contains about 91% retinyl esters.  The only form that makes any change to skin is retinoic acid that acts on the DNA through various receptors.  Tha natural pathway is Retinyl Palmitate to Retinol to Retinal and finally to Retinoic acid.  The body stores the ester forms until it needs to convert it to retinoic acid. The higher your retinyl ester stores, the less likely you are to develop skin cancer.  Vitamin A is a most precious molecule and the body controls it exceptionally carefully.  Most skins are damaged by light and lose their storage forms of Vitamin A.  Once the stores are filled, the cell starts to work normally again.  Depleted skin must be slowly re-introduced to good levels of Vitamin A.  That is why we start LOW and go SLOW.
By using Environ creams containing active Vitamin A, you will ensure your skin is strong and healthy with a thick epidermis, a compact stratum corneum, a good collagen and elastin structure, a smooth skin surface and an even skin tone. By taking an oral supplement of Vitamin A too, you will feed from the inside too and reach the deepest layers of the skin. Contact us now to arrange a consultation and begin your journey to beautiful skin for a lifetime.