Flaky + Retin-A Q&A
I use retin A all over my face, including neck and eyelids. My skin was constantly irritated and flakes, so I am now using 0.05% only twice a week. If... READ MORE
How Long Should the Peeling/flaking Occur from the Use of Trentinoin 0.05% That Was Prescribed by my Dr. Last? Continue Use?
Everybody keeps saying that Retin A works magic for aging skin, wrinkles, but nobody says what should be done when irritation occurs. When irritation... READ MORE
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
Ive been using Tretinoin 0.05% for 6 weeks for anti-aging, nightly. Ive had minimal side effects as ive been careful - mainly flaking in some areas... READ MORE
Hello All, I recently went on Retin A micro 0.1% and had light acne however have Ice Pick scars and enlarged pores. While on this, Id say a week my... READ MORE
I have been doing the recommended regimen of CeraVe cleanser,retin-a at night and glycolic acid serum with antioxidants during the day(Vivite). I have... READ MORE
What can I use to help the flaking & irritation from Trentinoin (.05%) & what can I use to facilitate it?
Please advise: What can I use to help the flaking & irritation from Trentinoin (.05%) & what can I use to facilitate it? Thank you very much,... READ MORE
I used Atralin for 7 months and the peeling on my face never subsided. To the point that if I used a napkin, I would flake horribly. My derm suggested... READ MORE
I am using 0.025% Retin-A for my acne and acne scarring. I have flaking! I only started using it since Monday, and on Wednesday it really started to... READ MORE
I was prescribed Retin A a year ago after using glycolic acid for years with great results. I use Retin A as directed, a pea size amount or less. I... READ MORE
I have been using retin a and this is the 5th week. Am not happy with my face at all although i saw my derm last wk and told me to continue... READ MORE
48 yo Asian wo. Retin A 0.025% for 8 yrs by PCP for hormonal acne. Even after all this time I still only use it once a week because I peel post 3-6... READ MORE
I've been though all the flakey skin tightness burning skin looked horrible!! It started sorting it's self out as been nearly 4 weeks and now it's... READ MORE
Does Retin-A have exfoliation abilities? Is that why Retin-A causes the skin to be so flaky? READ MORE
But the doctor prescribed it every night before bed. Some parts of my face are red. I can't put lotion without it burning like crazy!!!!!!! My face is... READ MORE
Hello Switched my retin-A 0.05% creme to a 0.1% gel and my face turned into a peel off-mask (kind of fun picking your skin), cannot be constantly... READ MORE
I'm 36 & always looked young for my age, but recently noticed fine lines under the surface of my whole face so.. I started using Tretinoin -... READ MORE
Ive been using Retin-A for a month, bout every 2-3 days, and it has made my skin very dry, flaky, shiny...overall it has made it worse. Enlarged... 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