Is it fine to mix tretinoin .1% with jergens lotion so I can apply it evenly on face?
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Mixing Retin-A or Retinol with other skin care products
Retin-A or Retinols need to be right near the surface of clean skin. A moisturizer, particularily an occulsive type, will prevent Vitamin A derived products from penetrating the skin. In general, patients should apply therapeutic and thin products first and occlusive and thicker products last. (i.e. thin to thick). Use your Vitamin A products first and follow with your moisturizer.
Use of Retin-A for Wrinkles and Scars
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