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I have been on this cream for 8 months. I suffered from acne but now they are completely gone. It is a strong drying cream so use it twice per week if u are just starting with this cream. I see a dermatologist every 2 to 3 weeks and I'm so happy with this cream. I'm already 40 yrs old so not only does it help with acne it helps with fine lines as well. Per my dermatologist my daughter also uses th...
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I end up with drooping of one side of my face
I started using Tretinoin .05 % after using.25% for about 8 weeks adjusted to .25 fairly quickly so moved up to .05% now I’m trying to adjust to new level seem to be doing ok been on new level for about 1 month still having drying out issues with skin but to be expected use Moisturizer with script to help with that. Also use every day at pm have noticed a difference in my skin in regards to wrinkles which I have a lot of from years of sun damage. One spot on forehead seems to be very persistent and above lip is difficult to remove wrinkles but it has helped smoothed somewhat but no where near enough to where I am satisfied I think it would take either years or something else to correct these areas will see but if it doesn’t I’m willing to fix these areas instead of where before it was my whole face now I’m down to at least two spots thank goodness the medicine has brought my wrinkles more under control where before I was a complete mess and I’m only 59 yikes ?? Read More Read Less
Anyone starting tretinoin should do a patch test first because some people's skin do not react well to it. So I've been using this for 3 months now. I go between. 5 & .25 and it has helped me so much with wrinkles, discoloration and evening my skin. I also have dealt with larger pores on my nose check and chin and they've gotten significantly smaller.i still have some redness and pimples will pop up but because it's faster skin turn over its gone as quick as it came. I haven't gone through any type of severe purge or peeling but that's probably because when I first started tret i was on a really low dose. I also use hydroquinone along with it. The only thing that bothers me is it can be difficult to mix into your skin and cause pulling. Read More Read Less
Takes time to work but definitely effective. Healed my acne scars, bumps inthe skin and great colur balance. Now I got a colour balanced smooth acne free face
I've been using 0.5% Cream every night for almost 4 years. My skin is no much more tighter. I have no crows feet anymore. No forehead wrinkles. This cream is amazing. You must be patience when starting to use it. It will take 6 months or more to start seeing good results but it also takes about 4 months to finally be able to use it every night without getting side effects. I never miss a night. If I'm in bed and i forget to put it on I will get up and do it. I am a 45yo male who works outside in Northern Alberta where winters are averaging -30C for months. I always buy in bulk online from India, usually 30 tubes at a time. Its super cheap and I don't ever want to run out. I use it on my neck and hands too. Trust me, if you want amazing skin, this is it. Just be persistant.Read More Read Less
I am a 69 year old. I had little sebaceous cysts on my face. I’ve used retrieve following the best use guidelines for a year. My face is so much better than it was when I was 55. The cysts have almost gone and I am a lot more confident. Just be sure to follow the guidelines with sun exposure.
I have been using topical products for about 1 and a half years now with no results and have now started using Tretinoin (0.5%) for about 6 weeks or so, and by the reviews, I'm seeing it worked effectively and within a couple of weeks. In my case, it doesn't seem to work, still haven't used all the cream though. Through the internet, I have seen that using a moisturizer with tretinoin is advised but my parents are saying that it reduces the effects of tretinoin which I'm thing wrong starting to believe. This is sort of my last resort before taking pills, am I doing anything wrong or is it a 'me problem'Read More Read Less
I have pumples sort of randomly around my face and got tretinoin to treat it. Its mostly whiteheads and not a lot of cysts. Initially it got worse, and i thought i was Just purging. But the purging Just kept on going. I still continued as i read here that it could take more than 4 months to see results. But i Just continued "purging" and my acne was the worst it has ever been. After the sixth month i gave it up. My acne had become a teeeny bit less inflamed by then, but i think that might as well be because of the sun/summer. Read More Read Less
I asked my doc a week ago if she could prescribe something for wrinkles. She prescribed tretinoin. She warned me about red and peeling skin and recommended I mix a pea-sized amount with my moisturizer. My nightly moisturizer is coconut oil, but my skin is very dry and it is effective for me. I put it on heavy, let it sit for half hour, then pat the excess. Now, I mix a half a tbsp of coconut oil with a pea-sized amount of tretinoin and gently massage into my skin every evening. I haven't had any peeling, redness, or burning. The results are astounding. I'm not exaggerating when I say I'm already seeing a difference, just a week into the treatment. Not only am I noticing firmer skin, but it's also becoming smoother. It is also already diminishing my brown spots, as well. It may not be the same for everyone, but this gal is very pleased, indeed! ?? ??Read More Read Less
Unfortunately very soon after use I experienced full facial swelling. Very painful and took some time to decrease. I was given 0.1% to use every other day. I think it was too much.
3 months ago I developed really deep and inflamed acne on my cheeks, I have had other skin issues before (Rosecea), but hadn’t experienced anything like this. I have been using this cream for almost 2 months and my acne has mostly healed!! I still have red marks but even the really deep acne has healed. It does dry out your skin, so used moisturiser & Cetaphil acne prone sunscreen/moisturiser SPF 25 on top !! I feel much more confident and i’m so happy to be rid of the pain & inflammation Read More Read Less
So I started off using tret in Jan and around 3 went through the most horrible purge! It was awful, it bought out all the gunk underneath my skin all the comedones and bumps to the surface, I wanted to give up so bad I was in so much pain I couldn’t even look in the mirror but I preserved because I had nothing to lose, had been suffering with acne for far too long! Now I’m 9 weeks in and OMG am I glad I stuck it out ! My skin is SO smooth and acne free! All the horrible active acne has been eliminated and now I’m just left with acne scarring which will take time but it honestly doesn’t even bother me because the tret will also fade away marks with continued use ! The best decision ever ! Read More Read Less
I have used a Tretinoin .05% cream for over two decades as a preventive facial aging process. Tretinoin .05% creams come in several forms but the Taro formula has a cream base ingredient of Hyaluronic which is an excellent base to counter-act the drying effects Tretinoin. I have only used Tretinoin at night. The anti-aging benefits have been astounding! I started using a Tretinoin cream based formula at the age of 42 to help with dark circles under my eyes and now at 66 yrs old I not only have no dark circles under both eyes but have also benefitted with zero forehead lines/wrinkles as well as on the whole of my face and cheeks. The only area that I have had to treat with another cosmetic procedure is around my mouth, the dreaded marionette lines. I receive regular non-surgical, not dermal filler BBL treatments. I highly recommend using a Tretinoin cream based formula to battle the loss of collagen and elasticity as we age - whether you are male or female.Read More Read Less
my 15 year old son's acne were 80% gone after 3 weeks of using. He only used it once a week per doctor's instruction. I hope with longer time use, all acnes will disappear.
Let me start by saying everyone will have different results, as for me I love my results. First I started the 6 months with accutane and then was given this to use every night after I completed my 6 months of course. When i say i have never felt so happy to take a selfie with our the filter i am not kidding you. My ENTIRE family saw the difference. I will say I had VERY oily skin. So the combination actually helped me a lot. If you're like me and tired of wasting your money on different products i would definitely use this cream. Read More Read Less
I've been using it since 6 months ago and still taking a treatment but do not having any improvement in my skin I've cystic acne almost 5 to 7 scars on my face but actually I think it's hormonal imbalance contribute in the new grown pimple/acne this is my 4th session of treatment but somewhere i had a doubt that it's a hereditary problem that's how now I'm not worrying too much about it..
Used it for 2 days. Had severe headaches and skull pressure nausea, diarrhea and dizziness. Felt really out of sorts. I do not recommend if you have hypersensitivity
I always have had pretty bad acne, but the main reason I wanted to try tretinoin was for the anti aging effects. So having acne allowed me to be prescribed it easily. I experienced SOOO much flakiness all over my face but ESPECIALLY my chin, jaw, neck, and cheeks. Everyone says their skin is dry and irritated, but this is different. Its not regular dry skin, but your skin shedding layers on layers each day as your skin cells begin to regenerate faster. I legit woke up each day with dead skin HANGING off my face. Couldn't apply it daily like recommended until 3 months in. But around the 3 1/2 mark I REALLY started seeing results. CLEAREST SKIN SINCE 5TH GRADE. NO NEW BREAKOUTS. This medication works great with niacinamide too. Oh, and if you've heard of the tretinoin purge, its real. I broke out really bad the first 2 weeks I was using this. Like its grand finale before being banned from ever appearing on my face again. 5 starsRead More Read Less
After apply this to my face for 2 years every night I slowly got headaches, tinitius, dizziness & to top it off I had double vision for a month straight. This caused so much cranial pressure. Please console with a doctor before using this product.
i have only been using this for a week but i can definitely already see an improvement in my acne. my face has gotten clearer and smoother. however, my face is peeling, red, and very irritated by simple things such as my face wash and aloe lotion. i have gotten little red patches on my face as well, but i will continue use and see if it will surpass soon.
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