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Can I Mix Tretinoin Cream with a Moisturizer So It Goes on Smoother?

I have 0.1% tretinoin cream which seems hard to apply evenly on my face. Can I mix the pea-size amount with a moisturizer to apply at night or will this impair its effectiveness. I am 58 years old.

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Can I mix Retin A with Moisturizer

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Absolutely, I recommend it if the Retin A is irritating you. To avoid irritation, try to put the Retin A on every other day for about a month. Also, make certain that your skin is dry (eg let it dry for 20 minutes before applying RetinA)

If these dont work, mix it with some moisturizer such as Scientific Daily Hydrator

Web reference: http://www.scientificskin.com

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