Readers of The No-Nonsense Beauty Blog have sent in some really interesting questions about Retin A and you may have missed the answers in the comments. These questions showed that there are so many details about Retin A that can spell the difference between getting the results you want and just giving up using it.
1. Can I use Retin A on my neck?
Absolutely! It will take longer to see improvement and it won’t be as dramatic as on the face, but it certainly will help. Use a little pea size dab, about the size you use on your face.
2. Can I use both hyaluronic acid and Retin A?
Again, yes. There are actually two forms of hyaluronic acid– one that is injected into lines to smooth out the face and the other is added to creams as a super moisturizer. Both can be used with Retin A. In face, hyaluronic acid is … Continue Reading… →
I have been using Retin A Micro for several months and I’m thrilled with the results. There are also several other types of Retin A products ( available only by prescription) that you should know about. In addition I’m going to decribe two new types of retinoids that have different features that could be of value.
1. Retin A — This is the granddaddy of anti-aging products and has volumes of research behind it. Its now available in a generic version that costs less than $30 online. By comparison the drugstore price for the brand name Retin A is about @$120/tube. This is one of the strongest forms of Retin A and you should follow the rules very carefully to avoid irritation– its worth it and the savings are amazing.
2. Retin-A Micro- This is the form that I currently use. It has two strengths–.o4% and .1%. It is … Continue Reading… →