Member since 6/23/2012


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Reviews & Stories

Retin-A + Doxy = My Solution - Toronto

At 30 I randomly developed horrible acne. My derm told me that it was due to blocked pores and put me on Retin-A. I followed so many people's advice, washing first, drying, using lotion, only at night, etc. etc. No matter what I did my acne got worse, and worse, and worse. At four months I'd had enough and went back to the derm. My acne was horrendous (and cystic). It hurt. She said that my... READ MORE

Questions from cyclist

How Soon Can I Increase the Frequency of my Retin-A Micro Gel Applications?

I have been using Retin-a Micro gel 0.04% every other night for two weeks, and have not noticed any negative side effects (such as redness, peeling, etc.). I would like to... READ MORE

Recent comments from cyclist

Thanks, Megan! It was definitely a strange occurance to develop acne around 30 - I can literally pinpoint the exact weekend it started (though have no idea why). Glad to hear that some might benefit - I agree that the more we share, the... READ COMMENT

In my review I talked about how adding Doxycycline to my regime of Retin-A was the missing ingredient, and that the two together have solved my skin. I'll never stop the Retin-A and am hoping that as I wean myself off Doxy the benefits... READ COMMENT