For folks with sensitive skin, even the most seemingly harmless and soothing ingredients can sometimes cause an adverse reaction. So when it comes to retinol, a form of pure vitamin A that aids in cell turnover for healthier skin, those with sensitive skin should tread lightly, as the ingredient has a track record of inducing irritation.

We spoke with several dermatologists and gathered their best tips and tricks for using retinol on delicate and hypersensitive skin types.