Sensitive Skin + Retin-A

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What is a Milder Alternative to Retin A?

I have fair skin with rosacea (pretty much under control with Metrogel). I am looking for something to reverse sun damage and make my skin look... READ MORE

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

Is It Ok to Start Using Retin-A in the Summer?

I went to see my dermatologist and he prescribed Retin-A 0.04% because I have sensitive skin. I am going to slowly introduce this into my skincare... READ MORE

Which type of cleanser and moisturizer should use while I'm on Retin-A (0.025%)? (photos)

I'm not sure which cleanser and moisturizer to use since I'm on Retin A and I have oily/sensitive skin. I've heard 'cetaphil' is good, however it... READ MORE

Is Retin-A ( 0.005%) Good for Dry and Sensitive Skin?

I am 31 years old female, caucasian, clear skin complexion. My Family Doctor recommends Retin-A to most of her female patients ( if inquired ) as a... READ MORE

Will Retin-A Gel Fade a Natural Skin Tan?

I'm going on holiday soon and i was going to stop using the Retin-A gel for the duration of my holiday because i've heard it makes skin sensitive to... READ MORE

Can You Pre Mix Retin a and Cream/lotion and Store It in a Bottle?

I have sensative skin (mild rosacea, prone to hives & contact dermatitis). i want to use retin a .25% but it seems to really irritate my skin. I... READ MORE

Is .04% Retin-A Micro effective for diminishing wrinkles?

I am 51 and was discussing anti-aging options with a dermatologist. He prescribed Retin-A Micro. When it arrived I saw that it was only .04%. While I... READ MORE

I have been using Retin-A for 8 weeks and my face is really red. Is this normal?

I have really sensitive skin and i have been using retin a .25% everyday for the past eight week.s My acne is disappearing but my face is super red?... READ MORE

Will Retain-A be right for me? I have clogged pores.

I have stretched pores from oily skin and picking at clogged pores. It only got worse the more I picked and now it seems like my pores are always... READ MORE

$200 down and I still have no answers about how to fix my damaged skin. It's transparent and unpigmented. Please help.

Used retin a generic on face yrs ago & it damaged the appearance of skin. 2 dermatologists said retin a doesn't cause permanent redness/ damage 2... READ MORE

Can Retin a Be Used on Dehydrated Sensitive Skin?

I have dehydrated sensitive skin due to overcleansing in the past two years. I started retin a 0.05 cream a year ago and never tolerated the initial... READ MORE

Should i consider using Retin A, I'm about to turn 24, or should I wait a few more years?

Hi, I'm about to turn 24 and have sensitive skin (a little dehydrated around eyes), I used to have acne when I was a teen and now have a few scars,... READ MORE

Can we used a water based moisturizer (oil free/Non-comedogenic) for after retin -a use in the night?

For example I got a Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture - Sensitive Skin with ingredients (Water, Glycerin etc ) for after retin-a use? I am asking this... READ MORE

Prescribed w/ Retin-A 0.05% cream+ gluta bright skin booster.I'm confused which to apply 1st as both are to be applied at night?

I have xerosis, my skin is very sensitive.It tends to get effected my sun pretty easily , eventually leading to acne.I'm 22 yrs old.I am really losing... READ MORE

Which retinoid is more gentle on sensitive skin: Differin or Retin-A, and based on my reaction to Retin-A should I retry?

I tried retin a a year ago with a horrible experience that I don't wish on my worst enemy. I had mild acne that it wasn't so noticeable and I was... READ MORE

Can Retin-A Skin be sunburned after 7:30 pm?

I haven't used retin-a in two days since my skin was so sensitive and I was giving it a break. Earlier tonight at about 7:30 I left the house... READ MORE

Stopping Obagi makes my skin worse. When should I take a break from Retin A and Obagi? (Photo)

Whenever I don't use tretinoin and obagi for 2 days, my skin gets worse. But it's v sensitive now and there's irritation. I want to take a break... READ MORE

Paper thin skin/bad blood circulation. Is it okay to use Retina A at night?

I am a 17 year old girl. I have naturally very thin skin I know there are face cremes with vitamin A in them. would I be able to use a creme like that... READ MORE

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