Exfoliation + Retin-A

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Is Exfoliation Okay While Using Retin-A?

I am using Retin A 0.05% on my face. Is it safe to exfoliate the skin while on Retin A? If yes, how many times a week is it recommended? Thanks, 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

Can I Prevent Aging COMPLETELY? Here is a list of things I do (Updated Question)

1. I use only medical skin care 2. Use cleansers and also cleansers that exfoliate 3. And use Retin A to exfoliate 4. Sunscreen SPF30 with Titanium... READ MORE

Can Retin A 0.1% have more benefits for collagen than 0.05%?

I know that 0.1 is better at exfoliating than 0.05, but is it also better at making the skin thicker? READ MORE

Does Retin-A Exfoliate the Skin?

Does Retin-A have exfoliation abilities? Is that why Retin-A causes the skin to be so flaky? READ MORE

Do I Effectively Prevent Signs of Aging? (I am 20 years old)

1. I use only medical skin care 2. Use cleansers and also cleansers that exfoliate 3. And use Retin A to exfoliate 4. Sunscreen SPF30 with Titanium... READ MORE

Can I exfoliate and use face mask while using retin a? (photo)

My skin is prone to hyperpigmentation so I am religious with cleansing toning and moisturising. READ MORE

I've Been Using Exfoliating Crystals to Try to Clear Dead, Flakes from Using Retin A. Is This Okay to Do?

I've been using Tretoin 0.025% for a very short time for a few fine lines. However, I've developed such severe drying, flaking &... READ MORE

Retin-A with Exfoliants

Is it advisable to use retin a with a highly acidic & potentially irritating cream. It includes 5% kojic acid, 5% sepiwhite, & undisclosed... READ MORE

Can I use a self tanning lotion ( semi-permanent, lasts a week ) with RetinA cream?

Hi there, can I use a self tanning lotion ( semi-permanent, lasts a week ) with RetinA cream? I'm confused whether the cream will take longer to work... READ MORE

Is it okay to exfoliate while on Retin A and Minocycline?

I have been on minocycline for 2 and half months(almost done) and retin a. I have barely seen any improvement on my whiteheads/blackheads until now. I... READ MORE

My skin is peeling from my Retin-A mirco gel .04. Can an exfoliate cure the peeling?

I just bought the Retin-A micro gel when recommended by my dermatologist, who recommended I use it every night since I have naturally oily skin.... READ MORE

Should I exfoliate while using Retin-A?

Iam currently using prescription strength retin-A does this take away the need to exfoliate or should I occasionally?what if iam mixing the retin-A... READ MORE

Hayflick limit, Retin A, exfoliation, hyaluronic acid?

Dear Dr, 1.I 've read many specialists advices and many recomand Retin A and exfoliation. What about Hyflick limit? We force the face skin beyond its... READ MORE

Any suggestions for Retin-A and Dry skin? (photos)

I started using Retin-A 0.25% twice a week. I don't get redness or peeling but my skin looks dry, (it's dry even if not on retin a) I wait about half... READ MORE

How can I safely and effectively exfoliate when using Retin-A Micro 0.04%? I have somewhat sensitive skin.

I have been using Retin-A Micro for 10 weeks now for my acne. I am using it as prescribed: a pea-sized amount 20-30 minutes after cleansing with... READ MORE

How should I exfoliate my SUPER sensitive skin while on Retin-A micro gel?

I am currently on my third week on Retin-A micro gel and my skin is having a flake fest. I am constantly peeling layers of dry skin off my face. I've... READ MORE

Retin A causing scars.

Retin a is causing me scars that were never there before.. Can this happen or is it just making them more visible as its exfoliating my skin .. This... READ MORE

Indents/pitted scars from tretinoin? Using 0.1Tretinoin since February 2016 on daily basis.

Recently I started noticing that I was getting more indents/pitted scars on my left cheek. from using 0.1 Tretinoin Gel. I love the way the tretinoin... READ MORE

Bha's (salicylic acid) used TOGETHER with Retin-a.

Hello doctors... Once and for all, please make this clear to all of us Retin-a users regarding using a bha liquid exfoliant in the same time with... READ MORE

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