Thank you!New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be castA place for Tretinoin/Retin-A users, new and old, to discuss, ask questions, and enjoy the effects of Tretinoin! It has anti bacterial activity to add to it’s list of positives. or if i open my mouth really big the area around my mouth is all tender and burning but otherwise no pain and the flaking is only around my mouth where as I applied it all over my cheeks and chin and jaw and those areas are entirely normal. They have similar "star" ingredients, but their moisturizing bases are completely different. Contains no alcohols. But because of their tendency to cause irritation and sensitivity to sunlight, they’re not that easy to get on with.

Ask any questions, stay moisturized, and may your Purge be swift!Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Please try again. And I hear lots of talk about it but I have no idea why it's so popular here.New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be castA place for Tretinoin/Retin-A users, new and old, to discuss, ask questions, and enjoy the effects of Tretinoin! This is a guide to incorporating tretinoin into your routine and how to alter your skincare to deal with the retinoid peelies.

I've been using a water based moisturizer with mainly aloe and sodium hyaluronate 30 minutes after I apply tret every night, but switched to Nivea creme since it's a lot more moisturizing. My dermatologist then upped my dosage to a generic form of tretinoin at 0.1 percent when my skin broke out freshman year of college. This will help reduce the noticeable flaking. This strength comes with amazing and speedy results—diminished blemishes, reduction in wrinkles, boosted skin elasticity—but also major side effects. There are a variety of ways to reduce the tretinoin reaction, I’ll go into those further down the page. My derm said the CC's are hormonal but I obviously wanna stay away from comedogenic ingredients in my moisturizer, like fatty alcohols, which can cause cc's for a lot of people apparently.

I don’t know if I truly believe that You are less likely to purge if your skin is good to begin with, so this is something to bear in mind. Because tretinoin is drying you need to invest in a good quality moisturizer and your dermatologist can offer you numerous recommendations. I'll be trying them all out slowly for sure. Can we use the peeling solution (2%) along with tretinoin(0.025%?Do you recommend a niacinimade serum before tretinoin or after?Before, but make sure it has absorbed really well before applying the TretinoinThis was very helpful ! Thank you so much for sharing. Do not use a moisturizer immediately after applying tretinoin.

After washing, apply a good water-based moisturizer. Ask any questions, stay moisturized, and may your Purge be swift!Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Simple answer, it really depends on your skin. Only try adding the other actives like vitamin C and acids after a really long time, likes months or even years, at a point when your skin is totally chill.I hope the post has helped, if there is anything I left out let me know. Confusingly though, The Ordinary has called one of it’s retinoids Granactive Retinoid and we all refer to it as “retinoid”. Answer: Which moisturizer can I use while on tretinoin Thank you for sharing your excellent question. The only problem is that you don’t see it around much. My skin healed after about a week of proper use, icing of the area, and a simple moisturizer. Then I decided to apply tret after moisturizer two weeks ago, by doing this, my face finally stabilized, no more peeling or breaking out. I could only find it listed in a few very expensive products and it took me ages.Retinol needs to be converted into retinoic acid (via retinal) in the skin in order to bind with the retinoic acid receptors. A pea-sized amount is enough to cover the whole face. So Tretinoin is a prescription only drug (in the U.K. anyway) it comes in different strengths- 0.025%, 0.05% and 0.1% although you can get other percentages I’m sure. Like, use all the products you are planning to use for at least a month before you start.That is a sound advice. I only use the water based moisturizer in the mornings now, I can't use Nivea's since it's gonna make me look like an oil slick in the morning.

It is most likely to irritate the skin and cause peeling. =)Nivea soft has significantly improved everything about my skin.OMG please stop the tret temporarily if it's painful.