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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

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

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

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

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

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