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Severe Orange Peel and Weathering/skin Damage from .025 Retinol?

I used this retinal for 3 years and then had a severe reaction starting with what looked like tracks intersecting, then burning for several weeks on and off over a three month... READ MORE

Recent comments from llcardinale

Wow! Seems clear to me that this is a dangerous product. Orange peel skin is actually a pretty common bad outcome. In my experience very many dermatologist are cautious about using retinol other than briefly for the purpose of... READ COMMENT

I've had the same experience and am juat starting to get consults about what can be done without causing further damage. Since you are quite young I would guess you will likely eventually heal. You probably know to use very very mild... READ COMMENT

--would highly recommend using caution, and using a low consentration, and not using it daily or at all if you spend alot of time in the sun. This is a very very powerful product with unpredictable results, which can include severe... READ COMMENT

Yes--orange peel, shiney, thin and wheathered skin. This was a reaction that occurred over a three month period of my skin burning on and off (after 3 yrs of nearly daily use) The buning stopped after this time but my skin now looks... READ COMMENT