Help me contains time-released retinol to help keep pores clean, minimise fine lines, and improve skin discoloration. The retinol in Help Me is encapsulated in microsponge technology, which keeps the retinol stable in the cream, while allowing it to be released into the skin gradually, resulting in less irritation. helps minimise the look of large pores . fine lines and skin discolouration . while helping to clear congested pores.