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Should I Go Up to 0.5 Retin A to Brighten my Skin?

I currently use 0.025% Retin A but my face and neck are about 2 shads darker than my chest, arms,etc. If I go up to Retin 0.5%, would that help... READ MORE

Pause Retin-A Use Prior to Sunny Vacation?

I began using tretinoin 0.05% two months ago. I've been very careful about applying and reapplying sunscreen everyday, and avoiding sun as much as... READ MORE

Can I not use a moisturizer while using Retin-A 0.025%?

I have very oily skin and I don't want to apply moisturizer because I'm Afriad it will oh make my skin even more oily & cause more breakouts . My skin... READ MORE

What are the different uses for Retin-A Micro VS. Retin-A cream 0.025%?

What is the difference between Retin-A cream 0.025% and Retin-A Micro 0.04%? I have both and have used them for acne at different times but now I'd... READ MORE

Retin-a % Difference?

I'm using .025% for the last 4 months for acne. I'm not as clear as I want to be. I want to move up to .05% or .1%. Will this work better? READ MORE

Using 0.01% Tretinoin gel, not really doing anything for me. (Photo)

I am a 45 year old African American. I was prescribe 0.01% Tretinoin gel and I've be using it for bout 2 months but it not doing much of nothing.... READ MORE

Retin-A, Vitamin C and Glycolic Acid combination.

I have been using Retin A 0.05 for about a year now, at nightime. In the morning I usually apply serum to which I add a pinch of pure vitamin C... READ MORE

Can Tretinoin be used with ceramide toner?

I've been using tretinoin 0.05% for about a year now, and my skin is very well used to it. During the day I use an alcohol free toner, which contains... READ MORE

What % of Retin-A to Use with 8% Prescribed Hydroquinone?

Hi my doctor prescribed me 8% hydroquinone, but neglected to give me some retin-A because I was probably butchering the pronunciation of its medical... READ MORE

How do I use Benzoyl Peroxide, Glycolic Acid and prescription tretinoin "Retin-A" all in the same skin care regimen?

Hi i hope your having a lovely day. I recently got Retin-A .1% and .025%. I currently use a skin care regimen the included 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide and... READ MORE

My face is burnt from 2 days of 0.1% tretinoin gel. Will there be any long term damage? (Photo)

I used 0.1% tretinoin gel for 2 days and stopped 2 days ago after my skin became so sore. As you will see from the photos it is bright red, raw, shiny... READ MORE

What is the difference between Isotrex -Isotretinoin topical gel 0.05% and Tretinoin cream 0.05% ?

Are these both anti-aging. I find the Isotretinoin Gel better tolerated by my celtic skin type (Fitzpatrick 2) than Tretinoin cream 0.05% READ MORE

Are burns like this normal from using Retin A 0.025? (Photo)

As my doctor has ordered I have been using Retin A .025% for about 2 weeks now and have a worse looking burn now in the places where its been applied... READ MORE

I've been using Retin A 05 for few years now, want to move up now but we don't get a higher percentage in my country.

I feel retin a.05 is not working on my skin any more & higher strength is not available in my country.please suggest what can I do to improve it... READ MORE

Can you apply benzoyl peroxide and Retin A together?

I've been using 0.1% Retin A cream for 2 months (but I started at 0.025% Retin A 5 months ago). In the morning I use BPO - In the evening I wash with... READ MORE

What percentage of Retinol (retinoic acid) is safe and effective to use under the eyes? What %of Retin A is appropriate? (Photo)

After a big Bday all of a sudden my brow started drooping&fine lines around my eyes appeared almost overnight!I am AA who never used to wear make up... READ MORE

My tretinoin 0.05% cream has "07/15" as an expiration date - does that typically mean the beginning or end of the month?

Had a tube of tretinoin 0.05% cream prescribed to me that I didn't get around to using yet (my last tube was large). The exp date is for July 2015.... READ MORE

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