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Retin A Micro Skin Shedding?

Hello All, I recently went on Retin A micro 0.1% and had light acne however have Ice Pick scars and enlarged pores. While on this, Id say a week my skin had marked improvement. I was flaking as well. They say Retin A micro helps shed dead skin making your skin look young and fresh, will you continuously shed dead skin cells as long as your using Retin A Micro?

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Exfoliation with Retin A micro

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Retinoids, such as Retin A micro, accelerate skin exfoliation, or shedding. This is most noticable at the beginning of treatment. Although exfoliation continues with treatment, it slows down and becomes less noticable over time.


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