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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

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

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

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

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

Will enlarged pores and deep pitted scars reduce overtime with tretinoin use? (Photos)

I have been on tretinon .025% for 10 months now. My acne has significantly reduced but I'm worried about some deep scars and enlarged pores that I... 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

Question about damage to skin after Retin-a? (photos)

I stopped Retin-a at about month 7 because my skin started to drastically change. I've been off now for 5 months. I now have huge pores, sagging skin,... READ MORE

Why do some people develop an orange peel effect on their skin from a retinoid? (Photo)

Hi, I have been using a retinoid for a week and a half now. So far, it has done wonders on my closed comedones, but I'm nervous about what it's doing... 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

I see many women have experienced damaged skin from using Retina A.

Several said they now have huge pores and pock like indentations, and orange peel texture, when before using Retin A they had almost poreless skin. It... READ MORE

Retin A: Loss of firmness and huge pores on cheeks developed. Skin looks like an orange peel is this normal? Do I keep using it?

I have used Retin A 4 days now every other night applying pea sized amount. My pores on checks have gotten huge and skin elasticity feels compromised.... 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

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

Large pores with 0.05% Retin-A.

I'm 36 and started using Retin-A about 4 months ago, hoping to slow down my (unfortunately rapid) aging process. While I less suffer from fine line... READ MORE

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