Prescription Skincare | Topical | Retinoid
Tretinoin
Type
Prescription Skincare, Topical, Retinoid
Possible Benefits
Reduction of acne lesions (pimples) within 6-12 weeks; Maintenance to decrease recurrence and prevent scarring; Increased cell turnover to exfoliate clogged pores and reduce the appearance of fine lines
Product Type
Topical Cream
Active Ingredients
Tretinoin
Not for Specific Populations
Pregnant Women
Nursing Mothers
Pediatric Use
Tretinoin (generic Retin-A) is a retinoid that is great for exfoliating skin and encouraging cell turnover. It's helpful for acne, wrinkles, and dark spots. When starting Tretinoin, you may notice scaling and peeling of the skin. This is completely normal, contact a doctor if you experience severe side effects.
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