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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can Tretinoin cream (0.025%) worsen acne scars or give you more scarring?

I used Tretinoin cream in moderation for the past couple of weeks and on some days my skin seemed really good, (if sometimes flaky for a while). But I... 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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