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Prescription strength Retin-A has caused my face and neck to become significantly darker (hyper-pigmentation). Is this normal?

I have been using prescription strength Retin-A (0.1%) diligently for the past three weeks on a daily nightly basis. My face and neck have become... READ MORE

How can I alleviate Retin-A side effects?

I am 29;1st used Retin-A0.05% for acne when 19.Worked well.I got some acne issues again and started using 0.1%micro formulation 2mths back.The first... READ MORE

3 days post op retinol ointment, I have red rash, itchy as a result. Any suggestions? (photos)

I used retinol ointment over my enire cleavage and neck area for 3 days ( day and night) and came out in an itchy, red rash as a result. I didn't... READ MORE

How many days/weeks will my irritated skin take to heal? (Photo)

After I got my acne facial. My dermatologist offered me to use Tretinoin gel to remove my pimple marks. At first, it made my forehead and chin glossy,... READ MORE

Why is my face unbearably itchy/burning after using tretinoin at night?

I started using plexion face wash at morning and at night, and in the morning I use acezone followed with Clinique moisturizer. Then at night I use ... READ MORE

Is it normal that my skin is peeling, itchy, dry and burning? I just started using retin a 5 days ago.

I just started using retin a few days ago and I hate it this pain on my face is just the worst I honestly regret ever going to the doctor and getting... READ MORE

Is it safe to use both benzyol peroxide (morning) and tretinoin (night)?

I was perscribed Bp(5%) tretinoin(0.01%). Bp in the morning and tretinoin at night. Before applying Bp I wash my face with cetaphil cleanser, I then... READ MORE

What helps with the burning, itchiness and extreme dryness? Started Retin A Micro pump 0.04 on 12/19/2016. (Photo)

I have only used it for 3 days, last time i used it was on Thursday 12/ 22/2016. I'm in pain, my face burns, it's extremely dry and I'm itching... READ MORE

Tretinoin for clogged pores. 5th day (Photo)

Hi, i'm using tretinoin .05% prescribed by my doctor and at the same time benzOyl peroxide facial wash. I have some clogged pores around my jaw and... READ MORE

Vitamin C While on Retin-A Necessary?

I started using CRS 15% Vitamin C 2 a week brighten my skin, while on Retin-A.My skin felt a tiny bit stinging and redness upon application.... READ MORE

I have itchy bumps on my face from tretinoin. What should I do?

Ive been prescribed tretinoin 0.04% gel for my acne and milia. I use it as prescribed pea size all over my face at bedtime followed by eucerin... READ MORE

Just two days ago, I used Retin-A generic (.05%) and it gave me an itchy rash/contact dermatitis.

-Clean face with micellar water (Sensibio H2O, which I used while on Accutane with great results) -Waited for it to dry, about 20 minutes -Applied a... READ MORE

How to get rid of the burning and peeling feeling after Retin A?

Hi, im 19 yrs old and have been using retin a (0.1%) for three weeks now. I have stopped for three days during the second week because of that... READ MORE

Are my Reactions to First Week of Using Retin-a Still Normal? How Long Would Freaking out of Pimples Would Last?

Hello.i am using retin-a for almost a week but i am now afraid for my face is now chaotic.pimples are freaking out as big as it never was used to be,... READ MORE

Question about applying Tretinoin cream during Fall/Winter months?

I started Tretnoin and have built up to once every three day. In spring & summer I am able to wait the 20-30 after a shower to apply my Tretinoin .025... READ MORE

Is Differin gentler than Retin-A Micro?

I tried Retin A-Micro cream 0.04% for a few closed comedones. After using a very thin layer on a few test patches for about 4 nights a week I began... 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

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