A 45-year-old female asked:
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does the retinol in skin medica expire? and if it does, how long is it good for after the expiration date?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Look: Look at the small print for exp date. It is effective for a few years after.
Answered on Oct 7, 2018

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