Location: Florida, NY
Member since 2/17/2014


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Reviews by choklitvomit

Retin A is a Life Saver!

I began using retin A in january 2014. I don't remember the specific date but it was definitely january. I was desperate to get clear skin so I would research acne cures every day and I found this and then made the decision to order it online. So I ordered a 20g tube of a ret gel from ebay. At... READ MORE

Questions from choklitvomit

Am I developing spider veins and if so how can I prevent them from getting worse? (Photo)

The veins at the back of my knee have become more noticeable in the past year and they also get painful sometimes. They look thinner. Sometimes during the day my legs feel kind... READ MORE

MY pores look more visible after using tretinoin gel. Is this normal and is it permanent?

I've only noticed this with the pores that are a little clogged. on my forehead the pores that looked like they had a dark middle (blackhead/ clogged pore) became much more... READ MORE

To what extent does Retin-A actually transform the top layer of skin and clogged pores?

Does it transform/ renew it completely? Will the skin look like its been replaced with brand new skin after I'm finished treatment? Or does it only work to unplug the pore and... READ MORE

I have shallow indented scars left behind after my breakouts - Is my retin a giving me scars?

I have been using retin a .1 for almost three months. When I get a pimple it dries it out and speeds up the process of getting rid of it nicely but after every break out is... READ MORE

Veins on legs becoming more and more noticeable and painful how can I treat this?

It seems they are starting to form very early for me (im only 17) and I already purchased some support stockings and im elevating my legs and moving a lot when I can but it... READ MORE

Recent comments from choklitvomit

Side effects are really not that severe if anyone says they got scars from this they are lying or hiding something. The only places I have some permanently enlarged pores or small scars is where i picked at my face. It was all my fault. READ COMMENT

Well thats what it looks like because the skin is being stretched to let the comedone reach the surface, so the pore is opened and looks sunken in like orange peel. Its a big mistake to quit after 4 months because the best stage is only... READ COMMENT

The pictures are all down as "6th month post" but the captions state the real dates. The photo i am referring to is the third one in bright lighting and that was taken during the third month on retin a . READ COMMENT

Im not sure what you meant by indents youre gonna have to clarify.. It took me a few weeks, i would say maybe a couple of months , but I think it depends how clogged your skin was to begin with. After that period I kept getting less... READ COMMENT

I have always had problems with oily skin or clogged pores but i never really noticed just how much of my skin was affected until i used retin a and it alllll started surfacing. The pores above my eyebrows expanded and as yoh described... READ COMMENT