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Because...: ...That's what it does. Retin-a is drying and irritating by its very nature. That's why we usually advise people to apply it at bedtime - so that most of the dryness and irritation occurs while you are asleep. Over time (days to weeks), your skin becomes accustomed to retin-a; the dryness and irritation decreases substantially, and often goes away entirely; so keep it up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
26 female, h'v been prescribed retin-a cream by dermtolgst 4some sort of acne on face, applied every night for 2weeks, bt now skin is extreme dry &stiff?
How to use Retin A (tretinoin): Retin a (tretinoin) can be difficult to use. You may want to start using it gradually such as every other night. In case your doctor didn't tell you here are some instructions. Wash with a gentle soapless fragrance free cleanser. Dry your face and let it continue to dry for 30 more minute. Then apply a green pea size drop to the entire face.This will make it easier to use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Effect will be alm, ost the same. ...Read more
I have eruptive syringtomas on my thigh, how can I cure it? I've tried retin a (tretinoin) cream, nothing works.
Retin-A: Retin-a users reported improvements in skin texture, including diminished wrinkles and brown spots. Early studies soon confirmed its anti-aging effects. In 1988, dr. Voorhees and his colleagues at michigan published the first double-blind study of retin-a’s effect on photodamaged skin and found that all 30 patients who completed the 16-week study showed statistically significant improvement. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How to calm red cheeks from retin-a ? Everywhere else is normal, i know this is a side effect of retin-a and I have been on it for a little over 2week
Take a holiday: Take a holiday for a few days and get a good moisturizer like virgin coconut oil. ...Read more
Most people...: ...Notice superficial redness and peeling almost immediately - often after the very first application. Deeper effects, such as stimulation of new collagen formation, takes longer - weeks to months - because collagen regenerates so slowly. The more potent formulations work more quickly than milder ones -- but they also cause more irritation of the skin. ...Read more