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RK

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Does Tretinoin Really Work?

I always hear positive things about tretinoin helping people with acne. Has anyone here not seen results with it? I've been using it for 7-8 months and haven't noticed much of a difference so wondering if maybe it isn't effective for my skin and I should try something else instead.... I'm using a Curology formula and built up my tolerance so I use it every night.
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Ruthieandskincare

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It is my friend is using it for acne and I am using for anti aging. if your with a subscription service like curology. It seems like its time to consult with them. They may need to up the dose or change the formula which they should be able to do. It seems like you have given yourself enough time.
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Mjmitrinh

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Can you tell me more about your skin care routine. because retinol is not a panacea. It's just a product that helps your skin increase collagen production, promoting the gradual skin turnover process. you should mix it with HA, other restorative products too
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Mjmitrinh

Oily/Sensitive

Do not use retinol every night. You just need to use it 1-3 times a week is enough. And your skincare routine, I think it doesn't moisturize you like Isntree ampoule and Etude cream don't have much HA. These are some of the products I recommend for you . or you can try HA skinavis , When applying HA, you should keep your face moist.
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mochiface

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Most people I know who are on tretinoin visited a dermatologist before buying them so it's effective for them. Maybe it is better to have a derma test your skin and recommend one for you 😊
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RK

Oily/Sensitive

I've had bad experiences with dermatologists. If I find a good one or someone I trust recommends one then I might get my skin tested. it's so hard to find good doctors 😔
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darlaloretto

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I don't really know much about that ingredient, and I haven't tried using curology either ... I would like to know more! ♥️
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