Hi i have been on retin a for two months. but have not seen improvement on my skin. but not seen any terrible side effects people experience. does this show retin a will not give me good skin and have any anti-aging purpose? is it ok to use aha or bha while on retin a?
Retin a for Two Months and No Effect?
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Topical Retinoids Time Frame for Efficacy
Most topical retinoids, such as Retin A, typically have a time lag prior to clinically noticeable results becoming apparent. For acne, it can take at least three months prior to seeing any reduction or clearance of acneiform lesions. In terms of photoaging, it may take up to 6 months before discoloration and fine lines improve.
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