I thought the last photos were shopped, then I remembered what sub I was in. [â]Cupcakesoap 7 points8 points9 points 4 years ago (0 children). [â]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 8 points9 points10 points 4 years ago (0 children), thank you so much! This study shows that 0.05 percent retinoic acid improves sun damage and encourages collagen formation. my acne started out as closed comedones at first. However, you should make sure your sunscreens are "broad spectrum" no matter what the SPF level because SPF does not protect against UVA which is what causes cancer. We'd like this sub to be a friendly and welcoming place. 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. 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. Don't worry about it. [â]siassias 15 points16 points17 points 4 years ago (1 child). Or are you living in the US? why not join the tribe to become a stronger, better you? thanks op! i wax so i'm scared of getting started with this. i was asked a similar question just now, here was my response: https://www.reddit.com/r/tretinoin/comments/42f3wo/xpost_with_rskincare_addiction_before_and_after_5/cz9v57l [â]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (1 child). Edit: I've never been prescribed Retin-A and have had no problem bringing the generic Mexican stuff into the US. I use Sunplay spf 130 too. the before pictures were from september 2015. the after pictures, just this morning! hey! After a months-long experiment with pineapple enzymes, I recently transitioned back to a vitamin C productâspecifically the Vitabrid C12 Dual Drop Serum (obsessed BTW! So it's hard to compare. good luck! If they have a prescription, it should be fine. It was terrible â¦ but then glorious. but the company didn't even disclose the glycolic acid percentage or the PH, so sketchy. In today's post, I'm doing a 5-Year Retin-A Update showing results on wrinkles in Before & After photos. Definitely have been on that of unpleasant before and I definitely don't want to do that again! however, before tret i did try MANY of the acne topicals sa watsons and tretinoin was by far the most effective, kasi hindi siya beauty product. [â]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 9 points10 points11 points 4 years ago (0 children). took me a looong time though because the available products here in the philippines are very limited, and tretinoin is quite expensive too so i tried all of the cheaper options first. i wish i can find another sunblock that doesn't break me out because the one i use makes me look like the joker sometimes it's just so white hahaha, [â]InevitableVegetable 8 points9 points10 points 4 years ago (5 children). Retinol really is a freaking queen. [â]Lepidopteria 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago* (2 children). every moisturizer i tried broke me out and i was so scared of trying out new products for months. How Retin-A Helped Keep This 78-Year-Old Woman's Skin Wrinkle â¦ Wow your skin looks really good! If you dont mind me asking, what kind of acne did you have before? [B&A] After 4 months of PIE, I finally have hope for good skin for the first time in my life; Before and after accutane. I have noticed that you have Retin-a in your regimen together with Maxi Peel, and both of these are retinoids. First, the skin is not made of yeast and evolved as a barrier of protection (as well as an absorbent of vitamins) from the sun. i don't usually find it in other drugstores, but watsons is everywhere in the philippines so i don't complain much. No, it's over the counter! Wow, thank you for the quick and informative response! "Ãcido retinoico" should do it. i used to think i can live with my skin being flaky and itchy as long as it's clear. if an area in my face gets flaky during the day i just put more moisturizer. [â]_comfort_eagle 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children), [â]pards1234Accutane 11/17 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (1 child). Thanks so much! My dermatologist told me to stop using sunscreen even though she put me on tretinoin as well... [â][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (1 child). You must be so pleased :-), [â]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 16 points17 points18 points 4 years ago (0 children), thank you! But so happy for you! my acne wasn't hormonal according to the derm. I actually used isotretinoin (accutane) THREE times before the effect stuck, but every time I had a solid year of absolutely flawless skin. Get Ready For It. And a long time lurker as well! Retinol is less irritating than tretinoin. Congratulations. and yeah i've been using it since september :) so that's 5 months :3, [â]Redditology101 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (1 child). [Routine help] Retinol cleared my cystic acne, whatâs next? oooh, be careful! I have a bottle of maxi peel 1 here but I'm not planning to use it until I finish my tube of BPO. And how much you spent all in all? there are some dirt cheap AHA / BHA toners you can find at any drugstore here, but very very few dedicated exfoliants. After 5 Weeks-The Ordinary Skincare After 5 Weeks The Ordinary Skincare After 5 Weeks. ð, [â]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (4 children). I am so happy for you congrats! How do you moisturise your face? the cleanser i use looks like jizz. so adding it up, it was 4 weeks of purging + 1 week clearing up = took 5 weeks for my skin to recover. i don't use makeup so i don't really worry about putting on more moisturizer or sunblock when i need to. Your comment was removed because it violates Rule 1: Be kind and respectful. thankfully it only lasted a month for me. i didn't use isotretinoin / accutane. Either way, congrats! In the left pic, she’s battling a severe breakout across her forehead and cheeks. After Using The Ordinary Skincare for 2 Weeks. [â]headharlot 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (0 children). [â]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 48 points49 points50 points 4 years ago (5 children), sunplay super block spf 130. its consistency is very different from a cream, it's a lot like milk... very watery. And congrats on it by the way. i didn't realize i was depriving my skin of moisture for so long :(, [â]pinktoess 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (3 children). Here's an infographic to show you want to look for in a sunscreen. Oh my gosh your skin is flawless! I've been on tretinoin for a month and have seen no improvement in my acne, only drying and itching. [â]lunaticloveCanada 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children), [â][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (4 children). i use retin-a on my whole face, and maxi peel only on spots, whiteheads, and pimples. 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. What sunblock do you use that feels drying? Please be mindful of that in future. New videos every Tuesday & Friday!Welcome to Hot&Flashy! [â]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (2 children), i use celeteque hydration gel moisturizer! We're often asked about the claim that AHA and BHA exfoliants "deactivate" or reduce the effectiveness of retinol. Contains one percent retinol, equivalent to about 0.05 percent retinoic acid. Fellow filipino here! I'm currently on 5% benzoyl peroxide, doing well I think but most of the scars are still there. i never encountered that before. looking at the recommendations on here is kinda like window shopping when you're completely broke hahaha. What exactly causes your skin to become like that, is it the moisturizer/cleanser? it's a local brand here in the philippines :D, [â]pinktoess 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (1 child). Very stable, with a 12-month shelf life. Wow, those are some amazing results. i know that it can affect pregnancies negatively, but that's about it. :). i think that's why it doesn't feel greasy, it dries really fast. i have, but not the ones usually recommended here in the sub since they aren't available here / are too expensive for my student ass. both retin-a and maxi peel are tretinoin products but they have very different effects. purchasing tretinoin cream here in the country does not require a prescription. The final time the effects have pretty much prevailed, with the occasional deep cyst that seems to be totally hormonal. Excellent for a non-prescription product. damn, that is so interesting! i wonder now if my liver's ok... i pretty much slather my face with the stuff, they might be talking about isotretoinin? having isosceles eyebrows sounds awesome too~, [â]wonderband 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (1 child), when will you start your modeling career? )âand my skin is â¦ use the following search parameters to narrow your results: Asking a question? i don't think any other product on the market can match its repeatedly proven anti-aging and anti-acne benefits. https://www.reddit.com/r/tretinoin/comments/42f3wo/xpost_with_rskincare_addiction_before_and_after_5/cz9v57l, 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!