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What is the Best Retiniod Lotion for Use on the Body? Rx and OTC?

I'm 30 and have been using Tretonin .1 and .05 on my face for several years with great results. I'm looking to for a body lotion with a... READ MORE

What Are Retin A Alternatives? OTC?

What Are Retin A Alternatives? OTC? READ MORE

Are there any non prescription substitutes to Acanya gel?

I've been using acanya gel in the morning and tazorac cream in the evening. I was wondering if there is an alternative to the acanya gel once I've... READ MORE

Is there an over-the-counter equivelant to Retin-A Micro .04%?

I currently use Retin-A Micro, but it's very pricey and not covered by prescription drug insurance. I would like to substitute what I am using with an... READ MORE

I'm looking for an over the counter retinol product for fine lines around eyes and on forehead.

I would like to find something to treat the fine lines around my eyes and on my forehead. I've read that retinol products are best for this. I know... READ MORE

Can you recommend an effective OTC cream or lotion to remove black spots and tighten the skin on back of the hands?

I was prescribed Retin A for the black spots on my back of hands but my insurance does not cover it. Can you recommend an effective OTC cream or... READ MORE

Is the prescription Tretinoin as good as some of the better known OTC Retinol brands or better?

I'm 38 and have some fine lines and loss of volume. I've been buying a .5% Retinol that is very expensive. A friend told me about stevia / Tretinoin... READ MORE

Is Retin A truly more effective than OTC retinol?

I'm using a prescription tretinoin (Obagi .05 gel) and it makes my skin look ruddy and red and is not pleasing to use. Am I truly missing out on any... READ MORE

Can I use tretinoin .10% daily?

I have used mild OTC retinols for some time without any drying or flaking. Yesterday, I began Obagi tretinoin .10 and was advised to use it every... READ MORE

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