Is face washing required in the morning after applying Retin A in the prior evening?

My son is going to use Retin A 0.1 for his acne on his face. Should he wash his face in the morning after applying Retin A in the prior evening? Or it is OK not to wash face but just apply sunscreen? Thanks for your advice.

Doctor Answers 1

Is face washing required in the morning after applying Retin A in the prior evening?

Face washing is a good regimen for washing away epidermal slough. 

I would wash in the morning with soap and water and reapply the product.

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Dr Karamanoukian

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