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We've also read similar cautionary statements in beauty magazines that retinol works better without AHA or BHA exfoliants—or that, gasp, it … [–]Beamah 3 points4 points5 points 4 years ago (5 children), I too started in September with 50mg/day and will be done either late March or early April! I was just thinking that I don't often see awesome results from Retin-A here, so thanks for posting this! as for me, i knew that my skin tolerates strong products well, so i thought maybe the lack of a wait time won't make any difference. )—and my skin is … I've been using 1% Retin A since Aug 2014 and it's helped sooo much but unfortunately I still have scars :( hopefully in a few months they'll fade! )—and my skin is … damn, that is so interesting! [–]lunaticloveCanada 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children), [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (4 children). No obvious scarring or anything. Gorgeous skin, [–]bryceshagen 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (1 child), [–]Gmbrooksy 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children). wow this is great! can i crosspost this to /r/tretinoin? Your skin looks so great! i've read a lot about the gel being too harsh. I'm in that category after fighting melanoma. Hi OP! the beauty industry in the philippines is strange. [–]vappous 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (2 children). Inspiring pictures! Excellent for a non-prescription product. Smuggling prescription drugs into the country (in America) is kinda a big deal. Also, increasing SPF is not linear: 30 is not double 15 (maybe your experiment showed this effect too?). More information in my follow up comments. Retinol cream and serum work best all over the face. 6 Retinol myths busted. Thanks! Or are you living in the US? i guess i owe much of my recovery to that. It was just pure suffering and this drug can truly be a miracle. having isosceles eyebrows sounds awesome too~, [–]wonderband 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (1 child), when will you start your modeling career? Yeah, I've heard about the probable consequences of using both benzoyl peroxide and hydroquinone/tretinoin. [–]clement89 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children), Thanks for the reply. aside from its drying qualities, it's harmlessto most people. Not harsh, silky texture. In today's post, I'm doing a 5-Year Retin-A Update showing results on wrinkles in Before & After photos. Everything above isn't adding any more potency, so maybe other sunblocks with lower spf would be less drying for you and just as effective. [Misc] What can a good cleanser do for you? I should have clarified that I did multiple courses of isotretinoin, at first glance on your post I thought that's what you did to get such dramatic effects! Oh my gosh! I'm sorry to hear about your melanoma - Definitely do what makes you feel safe (and whatever your doctor recommends). So happy for you!! [–]YAKMAN_PAYNE 9 points10 points11 points 4 years ago (1 child), I did an experiment in a low level biology class concerning levels of SPF on the mutation of dna, using yeast. i don't shampoo my hair :) conditioner lang. 😳😮my jaw dropped, your skin looks amazing!! Do you just moisturise during the day? Ah, tretinoin, my old friend. Answer: Try … I'm currently on 5% benzoyl peroxide, doing well I think but most of the scars are still there. may 250 pero 5g tube lang so lugi ka. it was dry and flaky and very red so i stopped and used retin-a instead. I upgraded to Avibon (a.k.a. that's how it works no? i'd be wary of using tretinoin and BP at the same time though, they're both very strong and TBH i used to use them at the same time and it was hellish, the way they made my skin so itchy and irritated. [–]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 16 points17 points18 points 4 years ago (3 children), also if you're an asianbeauty fan, you can get lots of japanese and korean products here at drugstores :) sunplay, biore, tony moly, etc. Ugh. In this article we went over: Retin A before & After, the benefits of retin A for your skin, and what is Retin A generally. Your skin looks absolutely perfect! You didn't do anything wrong, you just didn't know. Thank you! Irritation: First of all, there's more risk of irritation when you're using two strong exfoliators at the same time. I'll have to take a look. Physical exfoliation has helped me too but I know a lot of people on here say it causes microtears :l. i don't wear makeup :( i only use concealer occasionally, but when i was purging from tretinoin i tried to avoid all kinds of makeup on my face. it's a local brand here in the philippines :D almost all drugstores carry it here. it took a month before my skin started clearing up after getting on tretinoin, but even if it was clear it was flaky and horribly itchy because i haven't found a good moisturizer that doesn't break me out. The left photo shows the user’s broken-out and irritated skin, next to a photo of her current smooth, bright, acne-free skin after two years of using retinol. It made my skin itch and left me with red flaky patches at first, but it was gone after a week. I'm considering stopping -- not sure if it affects my progress, I only buy non-comedogenic products. In post titled, ‘Hard work and retinol rlly makes a difference,’ Reddit user Egotr4p shared a side-by-side snap of her skin before-and-after using the product.And the results are pretty darn impressive, to say the least. You look great! I'm a teenager who's been on many varieties of tretinoin (free health care & insurance helps with the cost!) takes in hug! I was looking up the ingredientes for the Céleteque Moisturizer, since this seems to be what I need right now. looking at the recommendations on here is kinda like window shopping when you're completely broke hahaha. the bottle says that it's swiss, but usually companies in the philippines say their products are made in other countries to make them attractive to customers :/, [–]droolz75combo|acne-prone|dehydrated 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). Very stable, with a 12-month shelf life. If I transition to Maxi Peel, should I also add Retin-a? use the following search parameters to narrow your results: Asking a question? Did you go through that, and just keep using it? you can also get the same brands (retacnyl, retin-a, etc.) it makes my skin really dry if i use it on big areas. What are you doing with all of your freed up mental energy? This is a good routine to follow for people who have sensitive skin. “Retinol Anti Aging Before And After” Anti Aging Treatment Salk Human Sperm Anti Aging Best Rated Anti Aging Moisturizer. So that us non-Filipinos can search for something similar. [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago* (3 children). Thanks for posting!, Casual Friday (Humor, Cringe, Selfies, B&As are allowed; General Chat), wash with skinklens (it's like cetaphil but with no sls), the sunblock is pretty drying so if i feel a little itchy i put on more moisturizer asap, or i spray with celeteque hydration mist, retin-a 0.05 (no wait time! i didn't realize i was depriving my skin of moisture for so long :(, [–]pinktoess 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (3 children). Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. ... on their skin and 20 more minutes before putting anything else on, according to Reddit. way to go! EDIT: grammar, [–]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (4 children). hope this helped. Posts without a valid tag will be removed by Automoderator. i know that it can affect pregnancies negatively, but that's about it. Great results so far but can't wait to be done with it, [–]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 21 points22 points23 points 4 years ago (3 children). Then it is good to use a Clarisonic in the morning when you wake up to take off any dead skin. it makes your skin shed and renew itself faster than normal so it would make sense that it also helps the scars heal faster. Unless you know your skin can handle this much retinol, I suggest starting with the 0.5% before this one. then my acne came back with a vengeance and tret was literally the only thing that could cut it for me. Its been available here for about a year now, this is the only sunscreen i love wearing before makeup. that was the 2nd of the only 2 times in my life that i had acne that bad, so i guess none of my scars were around for very long. Also, what sunscreen did you use? For two weeks, my skin was red, dry, and weirdly furry. That's why we don't allow rude or hateful comments. Interesting experiment! And they’re all widely used. Like everyone else said: Wow! I use Sunplay spf 130 too. After a months-long experiment with pineapple enzymes, I recently transitioned back to a vitamin C product—specifically the Vitabrid C12 Dual Drop Serum (obsessed BTW! So I just pluck my eyebrows and bleach the peach fuzz on my face, [–]lunaticloveCanada 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago* (2 children). "Ácido retinoico" should do it. the asker found it to be helpful so maybe you should check it out if you're looking for a similar moisturizer :D, [–]skinneykrn 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). [–]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 15 points16 points17 points 4 years ago (10 children), this is what i look like without the sunblock. i only opted for tretinoin because i have tried everything within my budget and nothing worked. Mod | Hoojoo specialist | Neem Team Queen. We also explained why Retinol is more popular and common than retin A. The other skincare I was using consisted of Avene Cleanance Face Wash, Avene Cleanance Expert Cream and Soap and Glory Puffy Eye Attack Eye Cream. and it feels like it too, so hard to spread. Preventing irritation is where buffering comes in—answering the common question of whether you should apply your retinol before or after moisturizer. Your skin is gorgeous and you're adorable. [–]Hanamanson 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children), [–]pumpkinrum 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children), [–]soyboobs 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (5 children), ohh my goodness amazing congrats! How Retin-A Helped Keep This 78-Year-Old Woman's Skin Wrinkle … The final time the effects have pretty much prevailed, with the occasional deep cyst that seems to be totally hormonal. closed comedones are my nemesis, i hope to get silky smooth skin like yours!! So they've been saying that for years and clearly those that still use above 30 at this point pretty much have heard this rumor and no fucks are given, they'll hedge that bet and use the max SPF just to be safe. After a months-long experiment with pineapple enzymes, I recently transitioned back to a vitamin C product—specifically the Vitabrid C12 Dual Drop Serum (obsessed BTW! In the left pic, she’s battling a severe breakout across her forehead and cheeks. i think that's why it doesn't feel greasy, it dries really fast. i moisturize before putting on sunscreen. exercise and diet hehehe. How Often to Apply Retinol. Now, are you finally convinced to use a retinol? i'm working on my senior thesis too :), [–]OddnessWeirdness 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). i don't use makeup so i don't really worry about putting on more moisturizer or sunblock when i need to. i don't use it as such but it makes red spots and potential pimples go away really fast for me. I thought the last photos were shopped, then I remembered what sub I was in. It was terrible … but then glorious. [Misc] Generic products that are, in your opinion, better than the brand name ones? It's a whole messy thing and if you're not well educated on the laws of each country, you could wind up with a fine (or worse). A little goes a long way. Egotr4p posted this photo titled, "Hard work and retinol make a difference," which has since racked up hundreds of comments and shares. it sounds legit cause i never had deep under the skin cysts, just lots and lots and lots of ccs and surface zits. every moisturizer i tried broke me out and i was so scared of trying out new products for months. Retinol's a super popular, effective skin-care ingredient. Individuals was utilizing the exact same cream that we have now, but only to get rid of acne. I used tretinoin a few years ago and just saw subtle results. i wish i could get on a round of this stuff. my acne wasn't hormonal according to the derm. i used tretinoin every night when i started, only stopping for a day or two when it gets reeeeeally irritated, which wasn't often TBH. i find that it reduces inflammation really fast and that it's a good spot treatment. i used maxi peel 3, pero spot treatment lang. glad to meet someone with a very similar routine though! Amazing! yeah you kinda have to soldier through all that :( i got all of that plus twice as many pimples because of the purging, redness, dryness, irritation and flaky skin. Great for you! So lucky, in Canada the only Japanese and Korean stores have a really high markup. Edit: I've never been prescribed Retin-A and have had no problem bringing the generic Mexican stuff into the US. it was quite fast. This study shows that 0.05 percent retinoic acid improves sun damage and encourages collagen formation. Where do you find your face wash, I couldn't find anything with that name on google? [–]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 20 points21 points22 points 4 years ago (18 children). [–]Galahad_Lancelot 3 points4 points5 points 4 years ago (4 children). I've been in treatment since 2012. and no, i don't wear makeup :) it just wasn't my habit, even when i had acne. Of course, skin is a big insecurity and I feel compelled to cover scars and bumps up, but I really hate that I feel I have to wear it. And a long time lurker as well! I started Tret in september 2015 as well, unfortunately for me nothing changed. seriously. I'mma stick to my SPF 120 just to be safe. That's very true. If they have a prescription, it should be fine. Find out more, here. thankfully it only lasted a month for me. Fellow Filipino here. it is very frustrating at first but i highly recommend it! r/tretinoin: A place for Tretinoin/Retin-A users, new and old, to discuss, ask questions, and enjoy the effects of Tretinoin! [–]Lepidopteria 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). [–]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 5 points6 points7 points 4 years ago* (0 children). i don't usually find it in other drugstores, but watsons is everywhere in the philippines so i don't complain much. [–]wefearchange 16 points17 points18 points 4 years ago (1 child). Edit: Found this FDA graphic that might help you. Your skin looks fabulous, congrats! if an area in my face gets flaky during the day i just put more moisturizer. so pagmuni-munihan mo muna kasi yung purging dadaanan mo talaga yan with tretinoin tapos hindi ko talaga masasabi kung gaano siya katagal for you. After six months, I’m officially finished with my second course of Accutane. Every one I've tried just makes my face feel oily. (Fact: Dairy actually can contribute to acne and inflammatory skin conditions.). TBH people include a wait time because putting tret on a damp face apparently makes the product harsher and your skin dryer D: if you're looking to lessen the dryness, foregoing the wait time might not be a good idea. I started using prescription Retin-A 5 years ago when I turned 50. [–]_ihavemanynames_Dry/Sensitive | Mod | European | Patch test ALL the things! I'm sure there's research on this, but I wouldn't be surprised if UVC has been entering our atmosphere. AFAIK you can't purchase any form of tretinoin in the US without a prescription, so consult your dermatologist first :) tretinoin creams are sold under brands like retin-a, stieva-a, and retacnyl :), [–]freddisier 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (1 child). you're absolutely right OMG i just realized that retin-a smells almost exactly like elmer's glue! In the left pic, she’s battling a severe breakout across her forehead and cheeks. [–]buttermilk_biscuitMod | Hoojoo specialist | Neem Team Queen 39 points40 points41 points 4 years ago (19 children). I buy generic 0.05% tretinoin cream at Farmacias Similares for 30 pesos (like $1.70?). Prep your skin: While you can buffer your retinol application with a layer of niacinamide-rich moisturizer, if your skin is seriously sensitive, you should spend some time before even reaching for the retinol to prep your complexion.“The use of both ceramides and niacinamide topically can help prep skin for retinoid use,” notes Dr. Bunting. Idriss calls retinoids the “royal family of skin care” (the whole family, before Meghan and Harry seceded) because they’re a staple of 99.99% of dermatologist-recommended skin-care routines. $300 for a tube? Before we get into the "how," I want to briefly touch on the "why"—the reason you shouldn't use retinol and acids at the same time. Very stable, with a 12-month shelf life. This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. I use at night and my skin seems brighter and smoother. [–]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 22 points23 points24 points 4 years ago (4 children). mga 2-3 months. Wow! Anti Aging Largo Natural 17 Anti Aging Shampoo Firmativ Anti Aging Cream. :), [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children), You are welcome! why not join the tribe to become a stronger, better you? so adding it up, it was 4 weeks of purging + 1 week clearing up = took 5 weeks for my skin to recover. for many cases you have to use it continuously for 12 weeks before you can say that it doesn't work for you. i started my weight loss journey at the same time as tretinoin, and took multivitamins, lots of water, and lots of fruit and veg. it's not my first time to deal with tret either, i used to use cheap alcohol solutions and gels and they didn't work for me as well as the cream i use now. On the right, her face is significantly smoother (read: completely acne-free.) [–]Cupcakesoap 7 points8 points9 points 4 years ago (0 children). Rendered by PID 7759 on r2-app-01cf14ceac0438f64 at 2020-12-03 00:02:05.914934+00:00 running a42a821 country code: UA. and yeah, i continue to use them even after i got my desired results :) if you're planning to use maxi peel on your whole face though, please note that you can only use it for two months. If you’re wondering WTF is in retinol that allows it to create such drastic before-and-afters, it’s not so much the ingredients, but what they does to your skin. maxi peel is very drying and will make your skin redder and peel more. I'm pretty sure you're not, that it's just the post-routine glow. (, submitted 4 years ago by emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores, [–]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 180 points181 points182 points 4 years ago (29 children). if youre on tretinoin you need the maximum amount of sun protection, so i use as much as i can put on my face without it feeling greasy. thanks op! Was your acne hormonal at all? maxi peel is an alcohol-based 0.025 tretinoin solution. Just be aware—starting retinol can, annoyingly, cause a few weeks of irritation and breakouts, so to mitigate the side effects, go slowly: Apply a pea-size drop of retinol over your entire face just one night a week for one week, two nights a week for two weeks, three nights a week for three weeks, and then every other night indefinitely. it's also meant for long term use as compared to maxi peel na two months max yung gamitan ta's hindi mo na gagamitin ulit. I'll explain some more why your experiment might not directly translate to this situation. if you can get your hands on the celeteque moisturizer that'd be cool, celeteque is a local brand here in the philippines and they deserve lots of love :), japanese sunblocks are the best too i love them :) i love how light and non-greasy they are, [–]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 6 points7 points8 points 4 years ago (1 child), well i am wearing sunblock and it does have a very very very bad white cast (but i use it anyway hahaha) so i wouldn't blame her if she thought it was bb cream or something because bb creams tend to look grey on the skin sometimes, [–]shs_2014 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children). it lessened my acne but it didn't make it disappear, and it didn't make my skin healthy. While the term might sound relatively new to the ears of some individuals, the term dates back to 1970, back then these anti-aging items were called acne treatment cream. [–]soyboobs 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (3 children), wahhhh cannot escape the dryness ;_; the gel is something fierce so i might go back to the cream even though it's like putting elmer's glue on my face :o) but the tube is bigger and less expensive anyway hehe. i don't think any other product on the market can match its repeatedly proven anti-aging and anti-acne benefits. Congrats! There are skin brushes that are much cheaper and probably just as effective so I recommend looking into that. 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Retinol Serum Reddit: Anti-aging. i can give you a list of local products i really liked :) you can get them really easily at any drugstore :) masks, sunblocks, moisturizers and stuff. Retinol really is a freaking queen. Were you only using tretinoin for 4 months? In post titled, ‘Hard work and retinol rlly makes a difference,’ Reddit user Egotr4p shared a side-by-side snap of her skin before-and-after using the product.And the results are pretty darn impressive, to say the least.

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