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Can Retin-A or Hydroquinone Be Used on the Eyelids?

Can you use Retin-A and/or Hydroquinone on the eyelids? What should you do if you experience severe dryness? READ MORE

How Long Do Retin A Side Effects Last?

Hello I just started using retin-a 0.1%. My question is how long will the peeling, dryness, and burning last? Should I take a break from the cream... READ MORE

4 Days Using Retin-A, is it Normal for my Face to Burn/Sting? (Photos)

I just started using Retin-A, 0.0025% four days ago. Is it normal for it to burn sting when i put the gel on and my face is very dry skin is flakin... READ MORE

Is the Combination of Glycolic Acid and Retin-A Too Harsh a Regime for Dehydrated Sensitive Skin?

I'm 33 years old and have been using an 8% glycolic acid exfoliating day cream and Retin-A at night to improve slight acne scarring from my teens.... READ MORE

Can I Use Retin-A and Aquafor Together?

Can I use Aquafor 30 minutes after applying retin a at night. My skin is very dry. Would that affect the results? READ MORE

Did Retin-A Cause my Chin to Hang?

I used Retin-A (.05%) on my neck for about 2 1/2 months and then noticed under my chin is starting to "hang" and shrivels up into my neck... READ MORE

Retin-a and Dry Skin

I have been doing the recommended regimen of CeraVe cleanser,retin-a at night and glycolic acid serum with antioxidants during the day(Vivite). I have... READ MORE

How To Treat Acne Scars and Wrinkles Following Retin-A Use? (photo)

I have been using Retin-A 0.04 for the acne that I have on my chin,and I am concern about the wrinkles as well, after using the Retin-A for about a... READ MORE

Retin-a / Tretinoin Strength for Getting Rid of Sebaceous Filaments on Nose & Closed Comedones on Fairly Dry Skin?

I have large,clogged pores on my nose and on either side of my nose that I haven't been able to get rid of (or at least diminish some) since age 13... READ MORE

Is Retin-A ( 0.005%) Good for Dry and Sensitive Skin?

I am 31 years old female, caucasian, clear skin complexion. My Family Doctor recommends Retin-A to most of her female patients ( if inquired ) as a... READ MORE

I am 58 years old and considering using Retin-A. Will it help improve the texture and wrinkling of my skin?

I recently had gastric by-pass surgery and the wrinkles will become a new problem as I lose the weight. Also, the skin of my face is especially dry,... READ MORE

Can Retin A 0.05% be used in the orbital area?

I keep hearing conflicting advice if using Retin A in the orbital area is recommended. I understand it can initially thin or dry out skin , before... READ MORE

What Effect Does Retin-A Have on Sebum Production?

Does Retin-A actually reduce the amount of oil/sebum produced on the face? Or does it just temporarily dry out the skin? READ MORE

Hello. Could You Please Let Me Know Whether I Have Permanently Damaged my Skin

Hello. Could you please let me know whether I have permanently damaged my skin by using Retin-A cream (0.025) Literally overnight 4 days ago I woke up... READ MORE

After a Year Skin Still Can't Get Used to Retin-A Macro 0.025. Is It Not Meant to Be?

Been using Retin-A Macro on a moisturized dry skin for a year. I use a tiny amount and mix it with moisturizer before applying. Skin is very irritated... READ MORE

Will the Dryness Ever Go Away?

I've been ussing Retin-A 0.025% for about four months. The first month I used it every other day and then increased the frequency slowly as... READ MORE

Normal Side Effects from Retin-A? Will It Get Better? Should I Stop? (photo)

Ive been using Retin-A for a month, bout every 2-3 days, and it has made my skin very dry, flaky, shiny...overall it has made it worse. Enlarged... READ MORE

Just Started Retin-A a Couple Weeks Ago, Has Made my Skin Dry and Fine Lines Worse. Will It Get Better?

Like the question says, I have just started using Tretinoin, .1% strength. for the last couple weeks now, and it has left my skin, dry, scaly, and... READ MORE

I´m Scared of the Side Effects I Have Read About Retin-A!swell, Redness, Dryness, Flaking, Thin Skin Wrinkles,itchy and Peeling?

Does everyone have this side efftects? wich ones are normal to have? how long do they last? I don´t have acne i´m going to use it for fine wrinkes... READ MORE

What is a good night cream to use with Retin A?

I'm using Retin A for mild adult acne & anti aging. What is a good night cream to use with it to help counter act the dryness caused by it &... READ MORE

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