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Will Using Retin-A Lighten a Skin Tan?

If I have a tan and am using Retin-A. Will it make my tan fade away quicker than normal?

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Retin A

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Retin A does not bleach the skin, and it has no effect on skin tan.

Retin A will peel the skin in flakes, it will rebuild the collagen and elastin layers in the dermis. It will improve on the color of the skin caused by sun damage.


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