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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


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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


Starting Tretinoin

I started using Tretinoin cream, generic for Retin A, on April 18. I followed advice I found researching the topic online. My number one source of information was Angie at HotandFlashy on You Tube:  847 more words


My Take on Sunscreen: Nivea Sun Protect Super Water Gel SPF 50/PA+++

When I started using Retin A in the mid-spring I realized that I would need to get serious about sun protection. If you want to know more about Retin A/Tretinoin see… 288 more words


Tretinoin / Retin-A Cheat Sheet

Guidelines for using Tretinion

If you get a prescription for tretinoin or the name brand Retin A , don’t be surprised if your dermatologist does not give you all the information that you need to be successful. 830 more words

Skin Care

My Take on Sunscreen: Equate Sunscreen Face Lotion Broad Spectrum SPF 50 (Generic for Cerave Sunscreen Face Lotion)

I finally realized last year that at my age, I need to use a sunscreen on my face. Every. Single. Day.  After starting tretinoin ( generic for Retin-A) in mid-spring I realized that I needed a separate sunscreen every day. 402 more words