i'm happy you got the results you wanted too :) thanks for the lovely comment! Not sure where to get name-brand Retin-A, though surely you can somewhere. my acne wasn't hormonal according to the derm. it was quite fast. 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). Click SHOW MORE for product links, makeup I'm wearing today, social links, & more videos. Aah yup I'm an idiot. How big is that tube? i went to the derm and she said that my acne isn't hormonal and isn't caused by a bad routine or anything... acne just... happens sometimes. Retinol really is a freaking queen. i find that it reduces inflammation really fast and that it's a good spot treatment. More information in my follow up comments. Your skin looks flawless btw, good work! after which you have to take a break. hopefully they will go away soon too, i think they're slowly fading :) thank you for the nice comment! after the purge is over my skin cleared up in a week. After 5 Weeks-The Ordinary Skincare After 5 Weeks The Ordinary Skincare After 5 Weeks. Idriss calls retinoids the “royal family of skin care” (the whole family, before Meghan and Harry seceded) because they’re a staple of 99.99% of dermatologist-recommended skin-care routines. [before&after] sunblock and vitamin C serum for about two months now. Amazing! your skin is fab, [â][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (1 child), [â]Galahad_Lancelot 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children), [â]5tarL0rd 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children), WOW, how amazing! takes in hug! Keep up flawless face :), [â]skinneykrn 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (2 children). I never thought I would be where I am now." i am now focusing on losing weight! Your skin is flawless though, I'm so happy for you. it sounds legit cause i never had deep under the skin cysts, just lots and lots and lots of ccs and surface zits. lasted around a month. it took me a loooong time to get here hahaha, [â][deleted] 38 points39 points40 points 4 years ago (1 child). They'll just need to check the law to see if they need to have the written prescription on them when re-entering the country. Wow! mga 2-3 months. [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). Ask any questions … Nooo, come to Mexico and stock up! holy crap you go girl. We're often asked about the claim that AHA and BHA exfoliants "deactivate" or reduce the effectiveness of retinol. On the right, her face is significantly smoother (read: completely acne-free.) 6 Essential Things to Know Before Using Retinol and Retinoids. Aveeno goes on sale pretty often here. ang risk talaga dito is that baka pagpasok mo nagpupurge ka pa rin, namamalat malat and namumula pa rin, and you might feel uncomfortable going to school. it makes your whole face peel in sheets because it's so damn potent. and now I'm past Retin-A and on to a very strong kind of tretinoin that's sold under the brand Tazorac. Your skin looks fabulous, congrats! [â]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 16 points17 points18 points 4 years ago (3 children), also if you're an asianbeauty fan, you can get lots of japanese and korean products here at drugstores :) sunplay, biore, tony moly, etc. Idriss calls retinoids the âroyal family of skin careâ (the whole family, before Meghan and Harry seceded) because theyâre a staple of 99.99% of dermatologist-recommended skin-care routines. Thanks so much! Broad spectrum means both. And I think that's a good answer. Great for you! :), [â]cbd111 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (1 child). [â]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 15 points16 points17 points 4 years ago (10 children), this is what i look like without the sunblock. There is truth to the widely known concept that sunlight degrades retinoids, making them less effective overtime This is exactly why they are … You look amazing. Can someone recommend which Tretinoin/equivalent product I can purchase in the U.S.? I think I'm finally coming out of the purge/flaky period after a month and a half thanks for giving me strength to keep going because I have been doubting this medication for the longest time. Interesting experiment! it lessened my acne but it didn't make it disappear, and it didn't make my skin healthy. 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). Or are you living in the US? 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! it's alright :) it's always better to be cautious about this stuff. New videos every Tuesday & Friday!Welcome to Hot&Flashy! Traditionally, retinol and sensitive skin have been frenemies in the skin-care world—but as formulas get more advanced, they're now able to enter BFF territory. oh noooes! The bottom line is this – if you’re trying to get rid of wrinkles, acne, or even brighten your skin, you should definitely pick a … but the company didn't even disclose the glycolic acid percentage or the PH, so sketchy. In your top comment, you refer to a product like cetaphil without sls. I'm trying it again - previously I had gotten frustrated with the irritation from it. they weren't too big, painful or deep under the skin, so i guess they're not cystic... but there were so many of them. In your defence, these are isotretinoin type results here! you can do it! And a long time lurker as well! Unless you know your skin can handle this much retinol, I suggest starting with the 0.5% before this one. 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So they've been saying that for years and clearly those that still use above 30 at this point pretty much have heard this rumor and no fucks are given, they'll hedge that bet and use the max SPF just to be safe. it really was the piece i've been missing from my routine because my skin became smoother and plumper after just a few days. [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. [â]headharlot 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (0 children). high five the struggle is real. How Retin-A Helped Keep This 78-Year-Old Woman's Skin Wrinkle â¦ [â]Saberlarry 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (1 child). I'm currently on 5% benzoyl peroxide, doing well I think but most of the scars are still there. it's gonna make your skin sooo dry if you used both maxi peel and retin-a on your whole face :(, [â]themazerunner26 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (0 children). [â]boringoldcookieCanadian + acne-prone 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children). Thought tretinoin was short for isotretinoin. This is an official warning; continuing to break rule 1 will result in a ban. I am so happy for you congrats! closed comedones are my nemesis, i hope to get silky smooth skin like yours!! [â]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 8 points9 points10 points 4 years ago (4 children), the biggest game changer for me was the moisturizer. 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 should have clarified that I did multiple courses of isotretinoin, at first glance on your post I thought that's what you did to get such dramatic effects! yay sidebar content! Fellow filipino here! Here's an infographic to show you want to look for in a sunscreen. i first saw positive results at the end of the first month. they didn't really affect my acne. [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. Like and subscribe for more motivation and inspiration!! Wow. then they became zits. [â]_ihavemanynames_Dry/Sensitive | Mod | European | Patch test ALL the things! I was just thinking that I don't often see awesome results from Retin-A here, so thanks for posting this! My ugliest retinol uglies were from prescription 0.05 percent tretinoin by Actavis. Answer: Try … i feel that maybe the gel really isn't for you. wow this is great! How 50 Different Redditors Cleared Their Acne Using Science! ð³ð®my jaw dropped, your skin looks amazing!! i've read a lot about the gel being too harsh. the scars took a little longer to lighten for me. And congrats on it by the way. And no scarring either!? [â]emtsevilladaniel plainview wants to drill my pores[S] 34 points35 points36 points 4 years ago (11 children), OH OH OH I SHOULD TELL YOU! for many cases you have to use it continuously for 12 weeks before you can say that it doesn't work for you. maxi peel is very drying and will make your skin redder and peel more. I used CeraVe PM moisturizer at night and CeraVe AM or Aveeno daily moisturizer in the mornings. Hey beautiful babes!! thanks for the nice comment! 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