Best Sunscreens to Use with Tretinoin in 2024

Best Sunscreens to Use with Tretinoin

A well-established treatment for acne, tretinoin, a form of vitamin A, is also highly effective as an anti-aging ingredient. It improves wrinkles, brightens and smooths the complexion, lightens age spots, and tightens sagging skin. But tretinoin also increases sun sensitivity. Therefore, sun protection is vital to avoid sun damage. Tretinoin and sunscreen go hand in … Read more

Does Tretinoin Damage the Skin Barrier?

Tretinoin damaged skin barrier

Starting tretinoin can be a rollercoaster of emotions, from “OMG! My skin looks incredible!” to “OMG! Half My Face Is Flaking off at the Office!” or worse, “OMG! Even moisturizer stings!” When starting tretinoin, the irritation that occurs during the early phases of retinization could be discouraging. Moreover, if you are too eager to get … Read more

Is Your Skin Barrier Damaged and How to Repair It?

woman repairing skin moisture barrier

Picture this: you’ve been taking excellent care of your skin and love how it looks and feels. You recently purchased an exfoliating serum everyone’s raving about on social media. But within a week or so, your skin seems to have turned on you, like it’s ANGRY. Maybe it’s burning, itchy, really dry, and flaky. Your … Read more

Tretinoin Peeling – OMG! Half My Face Is Flaking Off at the Office!

Tretinoin Peeling – My Skin Is Flaking

Using tretinoin was always one of those things I thought I would do when I got “older.” I have read it is exploding in popularity online. Topical tretinoin has been the gold standard for anti-aging, anti-wrinkle, and anti-acne in skincare for decades. It’s prescribed for everything. And guess what: I’m older. I’m only 37, of … Read more

Tretinoin Skincare Routine – Designed for Absolutely No Irritation

tretinoin skincare routine women morning

Tretinoin is the anti-aging gold standard of all ingredients. Adding tretinoin to your skincare routine has many benefits, whether for acne or anti-aging. Tretinoin increases cell turnover and helps with acne, skin aging, and hyperpigmentation. It also stimulates collagen and elastin production, thickening the skin, slowing down the aging process, and filling in fine lines. … Read more

Tretinoin, the Superstar of Skin Renewal

tretinoin complete guide women

Fine lines, wrinkles, uneven skin tone, and acne? You may want to consider adding tretinoin to your routine. Today, I’ll walk you through everything you need about tretinoin, which is the key to dreamy-looking skin! Tretinoin is known for its exceptional ability to turn back the hands of time. With its prowess in stimulating collagen … Read more

The Tretinoin Purge – How Long Does It Last?

Tretinoin Purge - How long do retinol uglies last?

Since I started consulting the internet for skincare research, every skincare sub has at least one person explaining their initial tretinoin purge phase when extolling their virtuous results after starting tretinoin. Usually, it goes something like this, “At first, the purging from tretinoin was horrible, but a week later, my skin cleared up, and now … Read more

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