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A 24-year-old female asked:

Why can the tretionin cream improve the skin texture? does this mean the tretinoin will help thicken the skin and improve pores?

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 31 years experience
Actually yes: The retinoid acid in tretinoin cream causes a thickening of the epidermis, which will tighten pores, reduce wrinkles, its one of the best anti-aging products available other than sunscreen
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