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What is a good retinol face cream? Is there actually any evidence that retinol cream works?

What is a good retinol face cream?  Is there actually any evidence that retinol cream works?

Retinol: There is little reason to use retinol cream for any skin problem since it has very little effect. ...Read more

Dr. Lourdes Margarita Landron-Garcia
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Vitamin A (Definition)

Vitamin A helps form and maintain healthy teeth, skeletal and soft tissue, mucous membranes, and skin. It is also known as retinol because it produces the pigments in the retina of the eye. Vitamin A promotes good vision, especially in low light. It may also be needed ...Read more


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Is there a face cream on the market containing both OTC and retinol (or by rx)? I am a senior woman with ugly vertical wrinkles on my cheeks.

Is there a face cream on the market containing both OTC and retinol (or by rx)?  I am a senior woman with ugly vertical wrinkles on my cheeks.

Yes: Retinol, a form of vitamin a, is found in many otc products. Your local pharmacist can suggest a product but l'oreal, neutrogena, and oil of olay all make nice products with retinol. After you have a chance to try one of the products you can get stronger levels and a good skin care regimen from a dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon. Deeper lines may require fillers or laser for more results. ...Read more

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I used a retinol cream two nights ago, and the next day I used a 4% salicylic acid and 2.5% bp cream on my face. I've been using all these products for a while with no reactions, however i've been sick and taking cold medicine, and noticed my skin is more

I used a retinol cream two nights ago, and the next day I used a 4% salicylic acid and 2.5% bp cream on my face. I've been using all these products for a while with no reactions, however i've been sick and taking cold medicine, and noticed my skin is more

Question cut off: Although the end of your question was cut of, I'm going to take a guess that you're wondering if the change in your skin has anything to do with your cold medicine. The answer is NO. However, if I'm off the mark, please resubmit your question more succinctly so that we can review all the pertinent information. ...Read more

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Best treatment for acne?I've got really bad acne and was thinking about possibly taking a Retinol cream,Glycolic acid made no improvements in me.

Best treatment for acne?I've got really bad acne and was thinking about possibly taking a Retinol cream,Glycolic acid made no improvements in me.

Acne: There are a number of acne medications, ranging from the creams you mentioned to oral antibiotics and, in more severe cases, oral retinoids. Speak to your doctor to see which is best for you. ...Read more

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Can I use kiehl's ultra facial toner before applying retin-a 0.01% cream on to my face? The toner is alcohol free. Do i need moisturizer over retinol?

Can I use kiehl's ultra facial toner before applying retin-a 0.01% cream on to my face? The toner is alcohol free. Do i need moisturizer over retinol?

Yes you can: Use your toner immediately after you wash your face in the evenng.Wait 5to10 minuteso make sure there is no moisture on your skin and then use your retn a cream.Yes you can use moisturizer over it afterwards and that is ok. ...Read more

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I use a pricey .03% retinol cream on my face. Would the benefits be the same if i mixed generic tretinoin cream with a moisturizer?

I use a pricey .03% retinol cream on my face. Would the benefits be the same if i mixed generic tretinoin cream with a moisturizer?

Difficult to say: Not all moisturizers are equal and you should use a non-comedogenic mositurizer. Furthermore not all delivery vehicles or preparations are equivalent. Microspheres allows a time release effect that is more gentle on skin. Furthermore separation of the two components allows you to increase the potency as you build tolerance. I am a fan of the component approach albeit the inconvenience. ...Read more

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Iam 29years old. When should I start using retinol creams?

Iam 29years  old. When should I start using retinol  creams?

Depend on need: Retinol is vit a derivatives to help with wrinkles.You can use this cream anytime when you want for your wrinkles. ...Read more

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Can I use retino a cream instead of retinol?

Can I use retino a cream instead of retinol?

Depends: Retin-a is a prescription vitiamin a derivative cream. Retinols are found in many types of products and foods and have lower potency. You should not use these products if pregnant, breastfeeding, or if you could become pregnant as they can cause birth defects. They also should not be used if considering lasik or prk. ...Read more