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Restarting Tretinoin - 2nd month

I began my second month still using tretinoin every third night. I was having flaking almost daily when I applied makeup. My neck was having flaking but my chest was not. 345 more words

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Retinol week 10

I don’t really have anything to report. My skin is still really dry and it’s embarrassing to have my skin looking like this but I’m hopeful for better skin by the end of the year.

DIY Anti-Ageing and Anti-Acne Cream

I am obsessed with beauty and especially anti-aging, I love making my own creams and wanted to show you the main product I use to make a powerful anti-aging cream and anti-acne cream which perfects your skin in so many ways. 12 more words


Adult acne- what's the deal with that?

Acne is one of the most common reasons for visiting a dermatologist. Everyday I see several patients with acne, and many of these are adult women. 515 more words

Retinol journey week 5&6

So I took about 4 days off retinol because of the mild rashes, itching and swelling.

Week 5

My skin still itches and it gets worse when the weather is hot. 199 more words

Restarting Tretinoin after Vacation: First Month

I went to the beach in South Carolina the week of July 16th. It was hot, humid, and the sun was hot! The sun and Tretinoin do not mix at all and based on my research I stopped using it 1 week before I left and the week I was there. 615 more words

Skin Care

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This is updated with photos to show the flaking.

My Take on Sunscreen - Elta MD UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46 Tinted

I started using sunscreen regularly a year or so ago. I had started a new skincare regimen and wanted to start really addressing aging. This year I started tretinoin (generic for Retin A) and realized that I needed to step up my sunscreen to prevent photoaging. 430 more words

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