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Cosmeceuticals: the evidence behind the retinoids.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20442078     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A wide range of cosmeceutical products are available on the market currently, but evidence to support their use is often lacking in the literature. Specifically, there is a substantial amount of evidence supporting the efficacy of tretinoin in photoaging, but the evidence supporting retinoid-based cosmeceuticals remains sparse. The authors review the current data in the literature related to vitamin A-derived cosmeceutical products and conclude that cosmeceuticals containing retinaldehyde have been shown in large randomized, controlled trials to have the most beneficial effect on aging skin.
Kajal Babamiri; Reza Nassab
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Aesthetic surgery journal / the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic surgery     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1527-330X     ISO Abbreviation:  Aesthet Surg J     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-05     Completed Date:  2010-08-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9707469     Medline TA:  Aesthet Surg J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  74-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Administration, Topical
Antioxidants / therapeutic use
Cosmetics / therapeutic use*
Dermatologic Agents / therapeutic use*
Keratolytic Agents / therapeutic use
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Retinaldehyde / therapeutic use
Retinoids / therapeutic use*
Skin Aging / drug effects*
Tretinoin / therapeutic use
Vitamin A / analogs & derivatives,  therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antioxidants; 0/Cosmetics; 0/Dermatologic Agents; 0/Keratolytic Agents; 0/Retinoids; 11103-57-4/Vitamin A; 116-31-4/Retinaldehyde; 127-47-9/retinol acetate; 302-79-4/Tretinoin; 79-81-2/retinol palmitate

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