Has Anyone Ever Used the Retin-a Cream for Acne? Did It Help?

  • Nikkimaxim
  • 1 year ago

Has anyone ever used the retin-a cream for acne? Did it help?

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Hello , i didn't use that . But i have used Revitol Acnezine and it works great. you can see changes on your face within 5 days.
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Hello , I used retin a for my acne and it worked great for me. It also depends on the kind of skin you are. But it worked great for me.
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Okay, then why did my retin a cream come with the little paper in the box, stating its for treating acne? My question was not asking what retin a does, I was asking if anyone has ever used the Retin-a CREAM before, for acne, as opposed to the gel..
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What Retin-A does is influence the way new cells are formed deep down in the dermis.
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Retin-A is not a "typical" acne product. It doesn’t target acne bacteria like benzoyl peroxide, nor does it target sebum production like salicylic acid does.
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Whitney5, Retin A is actually the most effective long term acne treatment prescribed (since the 60s). It takes a year for full results AND its unstable in natural form so it waxes and wanes in popularity-synthetics (retin a micro) are weaker but better tolerated. The action of cell renewal means dead skin is nearly nonexistent and the skin is at its healthiest-thus preventing acne. The collagen production also has that anti-aging perk. Gel is stronger, and sometimes more irritating; the creams are less irritating because of the emolient carrier, but a small percentage actually find it to be comedogenic. It is best used with a short term antibiotic or topical prescription not containing bp or salycilic acid (breaks down/negatively reacts with the retin A). All this info is from my derm+OCD research.
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I'm hoping mine will clear up without the extra antibiotics!:/
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