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Can I Use a Benzoyl Peroxide Lotion then Use a Moisturizer with Vitamin C?

How would I fit in a regimen of Retin A gel, Vitamin C based moisturizer and Benzoyl Peroxide lotion? READ MORE

Does Hydroquinone Need to Be Used with an AHA or Retinoid to Have an Effect?

Will it otherwise just sit on top of the skin and not do anything or have any lightening ability at all?. If it's not used with those things will... READ MORE

I Am 34 Years Old, What Type of Skin Care Should I Use?

I have oily/combination skin. I don't have any wrinkles. READ MORE

Can I Mix Tretinoin Cream with a Moisturizer So It Goes on Smoother?

I have 0.1% tretinoin cream which seems hard to apply evenly on my face. Can I mix the pea-size amount with a moisturizer to apply at night or will... READ MORE

Can I use Obagi Nuderm system with Skinceuticals products, specifically toner & emollience?

I use the Obagi Nuderm system (Gentle Cleanser, Toner, Clear, Sunfader, Blender + Tretinoin 0.05%). I really like several Skinceuticals products, and... READ MORE

Does Combining Skincare Products Together Decrease Effectiveness?

Does combining Obaji products together decrease their effectiveness? For traveling convenience, I combined the AM products (Clear, Exoderm, and Vit C... READ MORE

Can You Use Differin and Olay Prox Products?

Can You Use Differin and Olay Prox Products? READ MORE

Vitamin A Supplements and Using Creams Containing Vitamin A

Hi, I am currently taking daily Vitamin A supplements (within recommended limit of 2500-5000 IU) and am thnking about using creams which contain... READ MORE

What Ingrediants Do I Want in my Daily Moisturizer That Are Benificial?

I am currently using Oil of Olay moisturizer and noticed an ingrediant called octinoxate. I did some research on it and found it can be good but also... READ MORE

Can I use a product that contains hyaluronic acid with vitamin C?

I bought Hada Labo Gokujyun Lotion, they have hyluronic acid . I also bought OZ natural vitamin C. After using it, I feel my skin so dry in my... READ MORE

How do I get rid of these rough tiny bumps all over my face and get clear, smooth skin?

I'm 22 years old and I have dry combination skin, not acne prone. I've been having these tiny bumps all over my face that make my skin looks rough for... READ MORE

What is the best combination of my night time skin care routine products of tretinoin cream, serums, and night cream?

I'm in early 20's. want to treat my acne and fade my acne scars. I only get hormonal acne, and have ice pick scars and dark spots. My skin care... READ MORE

Is It Okay to Use Clarisonic with AHA 10% and Retin A .1% ? (photo)

I am 24 years old and since last year I've been working on perfecting my age prevention regimen. I apply AHA 10% cream every other night, Retin A ... READ MORE

I use three main things in my skin care: Prescription Retin A, Vitamin c serum, and AHA serum. How do I use all three together?

I recently heard that you should not use Vit C and AHA on skin at the same time. I also heard that you should not mix them with Retin A. So, since I... READ MORE

What Type of Acne is This? I Cannot Seem to Identify and Treat It. (photo)

They are very tiny bumps too small to squeeze, usually comes in clusters, under the skin, skin-colored, never inflamed/painful/red, never comes to a... READ MORE

When is It Okay to Use the Clarisonic Mia After a Vitalize Peel?

I had the Vitalize Peel done Thursday afternoon. Didn't wash my face that night, washed gently in the morning. Now this evening some peeling has... READ MORE

Obagi Nu Derm Line treatment partly mixed with Obagi CRX line. Do you think it should be effective?

My clinic has recommended that, I should not have full Obagi Nu Derm Kit instead I should mix it with Obagi CRX Line. Therefore I purchased following... READ MORE

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