Retinol + Retin-A

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Can your skin heal from a bad retinol reaction or is the damage permanent?

I used Roc Retinol night cream with a vitamin c serum over it and had a terrible reaction. I had BAD burning/ inflammation, not much redness. Some... 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

I have purchased a Retinol lotion....50. Will it work to eliminate my hyperpigmentation?

Well, I purchased Bellevolve .50 Retinol Lotion from Makeup Artist's Choice & I starting to use this in conjunction with a fade peel ( they also sell... READ MORE

Retinol vs. tretinon as an alternative?

I've used a retinol 1 % facial cream for several years. I'm considering using tretinon as an alternative from my demotologist. I'm curious, what is... READ MORE

Does Using Retinol for a Week Make Skin More Able to Tolerate Retin-A?

I have crow feet under my eyes caused from sun. I have never smoked and I have a balanced diet. I didn't use to wear sunglasses as a teen or... READ MORE

Should I Use Retin A or Retinol?

I am 32 with light skin, i barely gave acne, i usually use sun cream and have a good diet .I recently found out that Retin A is the best cream i can... READ MORE

How do I make burnt skin from Retinol go away 2 months after discontinuing use?

I started using an OTC eye cream with Retinol in it under my eyes in the hopes I could make these tiny bumps go away. After a couple weeks, I applied... READ MORE

I'm looking for an over the counter retinol product for fine lines around eyes and on forehead.

I would like to find something to treat the fine lines around my eyes and on my forehead. I've read that retinol products are best for this. I know... READ MORE

Controversy on using Retinol - please give me your expert opinion. Is it good for anti-aging?

I'm 34, blessed w/ good very good skin. But w/ environmental factors Im starting to see changes in my skin such as longer and easier scaring, sun... READ MORE

Is 1% OTC Retinol Equivalent to Prescription 0.025% Tretinoin?

I've read that 1% OTC retinol is equivalent to (but slightly weaker than) 0.025% retinoic acid, but still stronger than 0.1% retinaldehyde. Is there... 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

Retinol Ester and Pregnancy?

Hii i've been using antiaging product with retinol ester and i'm trying to get pregnant actually i used infertility drugs this cycle and if it doesn't... READ MORE

Any suggestion for the best sunscreen after using Retinol A?

I am 24, and i would like to start using retinol A cream. i live in Mauritius where i cant hide from the sun. will it damage my skin if am exposed to... READ MORE

What can I use instead of Retin A ?

Hi, I am 33 , and been using Retin A before once , Now i read all over the website that Retin A is the best cream i can use for antiaging , but... READ MORE

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