Pores + Retin-A

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Can Retin-a Cause Scarred/stretched Pores? Is There Even Such a Thing As Scarred Pores?

I have been using retin-a for about 3 and a half months, it had reduced tons of my red marks, plumped out one of my scars, and reduces my fine lines.... READ MORE

Can Differin Cause my Pores to Get Bigger?

I've been using Differin 0.3 (a weak retinoid) for about 3 months. The past month I've noticed my pores became much larger. Before using Differin, my... READ MORE

Does Retin-A Make Indentations Worse?

I've been reading a lot of mixed reviews on the pros and cons of Retin A. I'm clear of acne but just dealing with scars and indented skin... READ MORE

Retin A - difficult to tolerate. Any suggestions?

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

Should I switch my Retin A? I have no sensitivity to it at all even in the eye area. Is it even working???

I am 34 years old. I've been on the Retin A 0.05 cream for about a week. I use it every day at night. I don't need a moisturzer because it feels so... READ MORE

A desperate request on how to reduce my pores. (photo)

Hello, this is Lucy. I'm 24 years old and since I'm 18 I have big pores all over my face, after a severe acne that thank god I don't have anymore. I... READ MORE

Can I use a steroid on my face to calm irritation?

I had dermaplaning done a few weeks ago and continued using my retina after. My face periodically burns now and my pores have enlarged mainly on my... READ MORE

Does zinc oxide mineral sunblock clog pores for those of us with oily skin?

I am 41,using retin a and need a good sunblock. I love the way that the mineral sunscreens calm my skin but I find that they break me out with adult... READ MORE

Is it okay to use tretinoin and Vaseline together? Will Vaseline prevent tretinoin from working? Will it clog my pores?

Just finished isotretinoin course Then was prescribed tretinoin 0.05% Is it okay to moisturize with Vaseline. Or will Vaseline give me acne and... READ MORE

Reaction to Laser Genesis and Obagi - NuDerm RETIN A on Face?

I have had laser genesis twice in past 3months. Now on nuderm for last 5 weeks..20 years ago had accident where a gun fired close to my face I had gun... READ MORE

Can applying Retinol 1% under eyes cause permanent damage to under eye area?

Applied Skinceuticals retinol 1% mixed with moisturizer under eyes and now I have 100 times worse wrinkles , larger pores and extremely rough texture... READ MORE

How does one Tretinoin .4% and Hydroquinone 4% incorporate into morning skin routine? Dull complexion @ 20 years old. (photo)

I am 20 years old and I have developed sensitive, allergy/acne prone skin over the years with harsh chemicals, over-exfoliation, and not knowing how... READ MORE

Why do my pores and blackheads look worse since I started Retin A 3 months ago?

I have been on a combination cream of .025%Tretinoin and 5% Hydroquinone for 3 months, and at first, I thought my skin looked much better, but over... READ MORE

Retin-A causing enlarged pores. Any suggestions? (photos)

Started using Retin-A 1month ago now. I'm facing enlarged pores.is it normal or should I stop using it? 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

I have been on Tretinoin for 2 months now, I noticed my pores on my cheeks are a lot more noticeable. Any suggestions?

Could this be because I have just started this for the first time and my skin is purging? READ MORE

How I can get rid of the bad effect of Retin A on my body? Eczema has spread everywhere. (Photo)

I took roaccutane because I had few pimples at my back . I took it for 3 weeks and stopped it . That was ten years ago. I happened to also have mild... READ MORE

Is it normal to have enlarged pores and small fissures/lines connecting them when beginning to use Retinol?

I'm a fair skinned 33 year old and ten days ago jumped into Rodan&Fields Reverse regimen.One of the products contains retinol and I never had many... READ MORE

Is retinol damage permanent? I have lines between my now huge pores! (photos)

I'm 33 years old with fair skin.Im using a new product line by Rodan and fields to treat sun damage (12 days on) that includes a retinol product (no... READ MORE

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