Irritation + Retin-A

Narrow 17 questions by:

Sort by:
  • Most visited
  • Recent
  • Answers

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

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

Is a Mild Irritation Good or Bad for the Skin? Using Retin-A.

I have had many conflicting opinions on this particular topic. I want to know if a mild irritation of the skin (body or face, regardless) is good... READ MORE

If I am not experiencing the dry/irritated skin side effects of Retin A does that mean it is not working for me?

I started using retin-a a few months ago and read that just about everyone has dry and/or irritated skin from it. I am using 0.05 percent and have... 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 Causes Eye Irritation/allergy?

Hi, I am using Retin-A cream for 3 days. I do NOT apply it under my eyes area however, I got some kind of allergy. My eyes are watering, puffed up,... READ MORE

Can you be immune or unresponsive to Retin A? Obagi NuDerm straight to 0.1% with no peeling despite how much or often I use it.

I'm on Obagi NuDerm + 0.1% tretinoin with NO peeling redness/side effects. The only way I managed to get some light flaking was by applying it with... READ MORE

How can I heal chemical burns from Retin-A?

My derm gave me the 0.1% retin-A (I was on 0.05% before). The 0.1% is irritating, I have a red rash (hundreds of tiny little bumps), thick dark scabs,... READ MORE

Can Desoximetasone cream be used on Retin-A treated skin?

I occasionally use Desoximetasone to treat skin irritation from razor burn, etc. I have recently started using Retin-A on my face. Is it ok to use... READ MORE

Does Retinol still work even with irritation present? (Photo)

Updated with a photo and more info. I use prescribed Retinol 0.1% every 2nd or 3rd night. Very often I have extreme redness , itchiness and some... READ MORE

Skin is Red and Irritated After Applying Retin-A, What Should I do?

I apply Ratin A- 0.05% for 2 day after 3 month and i feel some irritation on my face.When fell Irritation 3rd day in evening,,,, i stop using ratin-A.... 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

Do I Need to Apply Sunscreen While on Retin-a Treatment Even if I Am at Home for the Entire Day?

Do i need to apply sunscreen while on retin-a treatment even if i am at home for the entire day? and for the other days that i do go out i feel a bit... READ MORE

How to deal with irritation and tingling after applying moisturizer in morning after overnight Local tritinoin application?

I've been using topical tritinoin for 1 wk on alternate nights. .I don't feel any irritation tritinoin cream but when I wash my face in morning and... READ MORE

Even if my skin becomes irritated with Retinol, is it still working?

I use Retinol every 2nd or 3rd night. Very often I have extreme redness , itchiness and some slight swelling in patches on my face which goes away... READ MORE

Should I continue using retinol A & a brightening complex, even if this irritates my skin & I ended up with more dark spots?

I started using a brightening complex twice daily & retinol A 0.5% 2xper week for dark spots & melasma 3 months ago. I have very sensitive skin &... READ MORE

My skin is irritated. What should I do? (photo)

Using Retin-A 0.05% since 3/15/14, I had little dry and flaky skin at the beginning, but my skin is constantly peeling as and breaking out, not mean... READ MORE

No matching results