19 retinol serums dermatologists say are worth it — and top tips on how to use them

When it comes to our skin care routines, aren't we all looking for that one special magic potion that will leave our complexions glowing and youthful-looking? Sadly, miracle ingredients don't actually exist. But you can still achieve stellar results with one skin care wonder: retinol. If you're a retinol beginner and aren't sure where to start, a serum is a great way to wade in slowly. But before you do, see what top dermatologists we talked to advise when it comes to all things retinol. Read o