Retinoids + Acne Treatment

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Retin A, Tretinoin, Tazorac, Differin, Renova, Generic Gel Cream- Which is Best?

Are they all the same? Which is better? Which is more advanced/latest? Doesnt cause irritation? Most preferred by people? Let me know your experiences... READ MORE

How Can I Treat A White Spot Left After a Pimple?

Will this go away? Should I use a retinoid in that area to try and revive the pigment? Would this happen to be common? This pimple is probably a few... READ MORE

How Strong of a Retinoid is in Differin Cream?

The Differin Cream 0.1 %, the mildest version of the 3. And can it increase the penetration of hydroquinone to produce greater lightening affects? READ MORE

What Are Some Good Alternatives to Retinoids During Pregnancy?

What are some good alternatives to retinoids during pregnancy and what happens to your skin when you stop using them? I have been using Differin for... READ MORE

Are Higher Doses of Retinoids More Effective?

I've been using 0.05% tretinoin cream for 5 months, and my mild-moderate acne still hasn't cleared up as desired. When I asked my... READ MORE

How long should one wait to see results using retinoids?

Hello, I've been using a brand retinoid cream 0.05% for about 4 months for my acne red marks (and my very mild active acne) but the results I'm seeing... READ MORE

Is there a product similar to benzoyl peroxide that dermatologists would prescribe to patients other than retinoids?

I read that benzoyl peroxide kills acne bacteria. I tried Clinique benzoyl peroxide and thought it worked much better than salicylic acid but it... READ MORE

What is the most gentle NON RETINOID treatment for mild acne?

What is the most gentle/least irritating/light exfoliation NON RETINOID spot treatment for mild acne (White heads on forehead & nose.... READ MORE

How do I avoid acne breakouts from threading my eyebrows and upper lip?

I break out really bad whenever I get my upper lip and eyebrows threaded. I cant wax since I'm on a retinoid and tweezing would probably take at least... READ MORE

Can overuse of a retinoid cause damage? I've been on Differin for years and I have a recurring blister on my nose.

I have been on Differin for years and have used it primarily on my nose I had a reoccurring blister appear there. It only appears when I have been in... READ MORE

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