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What are retin-a effects?
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In brief: Retinoid effects
Retinoids should cause some degree of redness and peeling.
If that isn't happening then the strength is not high enough. The peeling can be easily treated with most any moisturizer. This is why retinoids are useful for comedonal acne (whiteheads and blackheads).

In brief: Retinoid effects
Retinoids should cause some degree of redness and peeling.
If that isn't happening then the strength is not high enough. The peeling can be easily treated with most any moisturizer. This is why retinoids are useful for comedonal acne (whiteheads and blackheads).
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