Flaky + Retin-A

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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

Retin A Only Twice a Week, is It Worth It?

I use retin A all over my face, including neck and eyelids. My skin was constantly irritated and flakes, so I am now using 0.05% only twice a week. If... READ MORE

Retin-A Side Effects?

Ive been using Tretinoin 0.05% for 6 weeks for anti-aging, nightly. Ive had minimal side effects as ive been careful - mainly flaking in some areas... 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

I Use Retin A but I Don't Understand if I Should Stop when I See Irritation?

Everybody keeps saying that Retin A works magic for aging skin, wrinkles, but nobody says what should be done when irritation occurs. When irritation... READ MORE

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... READ MORE

Retin A Micro Vs. Atralin; which is more likely to cause flaking skin?

I used Atralin for 7 months and the peeling on my face never subsided. To the point that if I used a napkin, I would flake horribly. My derm suggested... READ MORE

What can I use to help the flaking & irritation from Trentinoin (.05%) & what can I use to facilitate it?

Please advise: What can I use to help the flaking & irritation from Trentinoin (.05%) & what can I use to facilitate it? Thank you very much,... READ MORE

Flaky skin using Retin-A? Getting rid of flaky skin? (photo)

I am using 0.025% Retin-A for my acne and acne scarring. I have flaking! I only started using it since Monday, and on Wednesday it really started to... READ MORE

RETIN A .05% skin looks really bad?

I  have been using retin a and this is the 5th week. Am not happy with my face at all although i saw my derm last wk and told me to continue... READ MORE

Does This Mean Im Responding Well to my Acne Medication?

I used Retin-A for the first time last night and When i woke up it was just dry flakiness but no sign of redness or irritation. the flakiness was on... READ MORE

Is it worth using Retin A once every week for anti-aging?

48 yo Asian wo. Retin A 0.025% for 8 yrs by PCP for hormonal acne. Even after all this time I still only use it once a week because I peel post 3-6... READ MORE

Retin A - difficult to tolerate. Any suggestions?

I was prescribed Retin A a year ago after using glycolic acid for years with great results. I use Retin A as directed, a pea size amount or less. I... READ MORE

Retin A - is This Crepey, Wrinkled Skin That's Appeared Around Eyes, Normal? (photo)

I'm 36 & always looked young for my age, but recently noticed fine lines under the surface of my whole face so.. I started using Tretinoin -... 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

I've Been Using Exfoliating Crystals to Try to Clear Dead, Flakes from Using Retin A. Is This Okay to Do?

I've been using Tretoin 0.025% for a very short time for a few fine lines. However, I've developed such severe drying, flaking &... READ MORE

I used Atralin and other retin a products before and the flaking never ended. Atralin Gel Frequency?

I used Atralin and other retin a products before and the flaking never ended. i would like to try Atralin again but can I use it twice a week? would... READ MORE

How to Combine a Retnoid and BHA?

Dear Sir/Madam, How can I combine a Retnoid creme and BHA in my routine without causing irritation? Before I started my second course I used Tretnoin... READ MORE

What can I expect if I stop applying Retin-A to my face? I've had flakiness, how long until I am back to normal? (photo)

It has been 2 weeks and the flakiness under my eyes makes it impossible for me to conceal my dark circles, I look like a flaky mess under my eyes.... READ MORE

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