So I took about 4 days off retinol because of the mild rashes, itching and swelling.
My skin still itches and it gets worse when the weather is hot. 199 more words
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
This is updated with photos to show the flaking.
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
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
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