Location: Seattle, Washington
Member since 11/16/2010


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  • 7 questions

Questions from Seattle5545

Retin-A (Trentinoin) 0.1% Around Eyes - Now I Have Wrinkles, Dark Circles, Thin Skin

I've been using Tretinoin 0.1% for 2 weeks now. First timer-used .1% around my whole face,and around eyes Everyday for 2 weeks. Face-filled with... READ MORE

If Skin Replaces Itself, Why Do We Get Wrinkles?

If the skin replaces itself with new fresh skin why do we get wrinkles? Shouldnt the skin be replaced with new skin? How long doesthe skin take to replace itself? If the... READ MORE

Side Effects of Retin A Reversible or Permanent? Please Help!

I used Retin a 0.1% everyday for 2 weeks now and to say the least it has been a nightmare.I have developed severe acne, dark circles, red eyes, wrinkles,conjunctivitis,thin... READ MORE

Retin A, Tretinoin, Tazorac, Differin, Renova, Generic Gel Cream- Which is Best?

Are they all the same? Which is better? Which is more advanced/latest? Doesnt cause irritation? Most preferred by people? Let me know your experiences.I was told generics are... READ MORE

Cetaphil- Restoraderm- Why is my Face Burning Red?

Ive been having problems with retin a and decided to stop. I applied the "recommended" cetaphil restoraderm on today to have the dry wrinkles subside from the effects... READ MORE

Best Sunscreen for Around Eyes?

Can I use Eucerin SPF Moisturizer over my eyes? It says to "Keep out of eyes" Does that mean no where near or just not INSIDE of eyes? I want to protect my eyes from... READ MORE

Are All Moisturizers Steroids? What Are Steroids?

I am using cetaphil restoraderm. Is this a steroid? I was told steroids over the eyes can cause complications in the future/now. I also read it can thin the skin. I thought... READ MORE