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A retinol user's experience

January 21, 2008 Reviewed by Marta 1 Comment
An update to yesterday's post, retinol: how to use it, when to use it?

I have just had lunch with Ms T and over eggs, hash browns and a side order of fries (it is a very cold day here in NYC) she told me that she stopped using the retinol after a few days. It made her skin extremely red and sore. Even today, certain facial expressions painfully stretched the inflamed skin.

I also found out that her dermatologist had given her glycolic acid as well. That really seems like overkill.

I must say, I think she made the right decision to stop using it. Or, at the very least, she should rotate it with something less aggressive such as an anti-oxidant.
  • October 23, 2013

    by Monique

    can you please give me the fabric name of the retinol? ( because i live inPortugal and they don't understand me when i asked for Retinol.
    I realy like to use it

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