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 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

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

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 .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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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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