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.
Can I Mix Tretinoin Cream with a Moisturizer So It Goes on Smoother?
Doctor Answers (1)
Can I mix Retin A with Moisturizer
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
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.
You might also like...
Ask a Doctor
Get personalized answers from board-certified doctors. For free.