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Has anyone ever had a retinol reaction or know any that has?

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Dr. Rick Kirschner
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In brief: Yes

Burning, redness, itching, scaling and even thinning of skin are all known reactions to the topical application of retinol.
Can also increase sun sensitivity. Taken internally during pregnancy, ti could cause birth defects.

In brief: Yes

Burning, redness, itching, scaling and even thinning of skin are all known reactions to the topical application of retinol.
Can also increase sun sensitivity. Taken internally during pregnancy, ti could cause birth defects.
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