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Can someone tell me if retinol vitamin a acetate oil is bad for you skin?

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Retinol vitamin a: I commend you for your desire to have good Health. As per http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/705543/RETINYL_ACETATE_(VITAMIN_A_ACETATE)/# FDA and German health agency have raised a concern that daily skin application of vitamin A creams may contribute to excessive vitamin A intake for pregnant women and other populations. Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmetics.
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