I am 40 years old. People always tell me that I look 10 years younger. I had no acne or wrinkles. do have oily, acne prone skin thou. Started using .05% retin A cream three days ago as an anti-wrinkle regime. Since then I have tons of bumps all over my skin, which I guess is expected but I also have tons of wrinkles very apparent and fine lines especially under my eyes ever since I used this product which is literally 3 days ago. Are more wrinkles expected initial result? please help!!!
Using .05% Retin A (Generic Brand) As an Anti-wrinkle Cream. Is It Normal For Lines To Increase After Usage?
Doctor Answers (2)
Cut back on your usage
You don't need to apply Retin-A daily for it to be effective. Usually for patients who are using it more for anti-aging purposes, I recommend they use it only a few times a week - like every 3 days. There is no need to use it daily, and this will help cut back significantly on the side effects you are experiencing!
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