Would this be damaging to the skin to use Vitamin A and AHA cream at the same time before going to bed? If I used both should the AHA be applied first then the Retinal straight afterwards?
Can These 2 Treatments for Fine Lines Be Used at Once? Retinal Vit A Cream and AHA Chemical Exfoliation Cream?
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Retinol Cream and AHA Cream
Using both a Retinol Cream and an AHA cream at the same time might be too irritating. I would advise you to use the AHA cream in the AM and the Retinol cream before bedtime. Start by using one first for a week then add in the second one. Be sure to use a sunscreen during the day and if you need a moisturizer at night, apply it after applying the Retinol cream.
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