Thank you Angie for telling so many people about it. If you find the effects of Retin-A are to severe then you may have to buffer but if you stick it out though 2 months it will stop. They even included a GoodRx coupon for me. Don’t get me wrong, you look great and no judgement whether you did or didn’t, I just don’t see how Tretinoin can remove entire folds of eyelid skin? it became very difficult to transport her to the Dr’s office and I was elated to find out that the Olay cream was miraculously working on her face. Just be on the lookout for irritation and at the first sign of burning, redness, or itching cut back or switch things up. Worth a try I never write comments but I know my hormonal acne was so gross and I didn’t even want to leave the house so wanted to share what finally worked for me. Do you wait 15-20 minutes after washing your face before applying? It’s been over two years since you posted this article and we would all love to see how things are going! You look stunning 🙂. I’m happy to hear the Olay Regenerist works so well on your mom!! She said her doctor said it causes liver damage Definitely a bummer to hear, but my dermatologist didn’t mention that. I had a gel filler this week put in my upper lip creases which I found on Groupon. Last year, I felt like my under eye wrinkles were losing a little ground, but bumping up to 0.1% strength seems to be reducing them again!! Hi Angie ! You’ve saved me money. Oh…btw…Thanks to you I’m now gorgeous in my Chanel Perfection Lumiere Velvet foundation (and perfect Chanel blush and lip color while I was at it!). Best, Angie. I am determined to keep it up…I am beginning to think that I may use too much each night…I feel like my skin is more radiant, would love to see results for my eyelids. Everyone’s skin will react differently to different treatments. My concern is redness and broken capillaries from use of Retin-A. Enjoy using Retin-A without the standard reaction and hopefully you’ll never have it, but be aware that it is still possible. The path to beautiful skin very rarely runs smooth unless you’re wise to some side effect prevention strategies - namely how to deal with retinol peeling (also referred to as the retinol uglies) in the first few weeks of use. I want to say that your skin is fantastic and that you are beautiful. But the wrinkles around my eyes have gotten a lot worse, and I chose to start at a very very low grade and work my way up. Retinol is a type of retinoid, a vitamin A derivative, that can treat hyperpigmentation by speeding up the natural skin cell turnover rate. Is facial steaming Jada Pinkett-Smith's secret to flawless skin at 49? Retin-A is not meant to be used in the day time. Do you have any experiences like that? I’m so happy to have found a likeminded, truthful person who is a true inspiration. TIA. Hi, can you clarify which skin medica retinol you used ? Lots of acne info on the site. I am now ready to “venture” out and use it other places. Your email address will not be published. Hi Patty, Ps. Way old fashioned. The fact that you take the time to share with other women how you manage to look more beautiful with each passing year is remarkable. Sephora Required fields are marked *, Nordstrom What is Retin-A? I wish I had known. I can’t say regarding Angie’s lips. Great testimonial for Retin A and hopefully people will stop wasting their money on some of the dubious things out there that don’t really do much. <3. I have been using Tretinoin .025% for 2 months. I’ve been using Retin-A for 3 years now and it’s time to check in with before & after pictures to see if I’m still getting good results! Will you be so kind to share your routine with me? I agree. I am 48 and I have been using RetinA for almost 8 months…I use it about 5 nights in a row and then I will be really dry and so I skip one or two nights and then I go back to it. My Dr will not give me Retin A I am so dismayed. But Angie, you’ve talked me back into it–I’m going to make an appointment with my derm and get a prescription! Can you please tell me where on line There is NOTHING about your skin that resembles and orange peel. It gives me hope. Is the Retin A, that got on your fingers by rubbing in the serum, in this way applied on the eyelid too (a little bit)? Your before and after pics are very encouraging, and it’s amazing to see your crow’s feet gone! I think there is more light in the second photo reflecting off her eyes.. Angie states she has been using products to grow her lashes and brows so there’s that. Angie, I noticed that you are using or promoting Curology. We can purchase retin a or trentinol cream? PLAINVIEW/Getty Images "Retin-A is the brand name for tretinoin or all-trans retinoic acid, a form of acidic Vitamin A, that has been classified as a drug or medicine, that was first discovered in the '60s by Dr. Albert Kligman. I have access to a year’s worth of free Rx medications (it’s a Clinical Research study) and Retin-A is on the list of meds I can get. You are an inspiration and such a beautiful person inside and out. Love hearing that you’re gorgeous in all your new Chanel swag!! Thanks for your time:), Hi Holly~ I really think the Retin-A is the major factor. What would you suggest? I worked up slowly to every night over the course of a year to avoid irritation and inflammation. I saw some promising results at my 9-Month Update and even better results at my 2-Year Update. Why only left side of my face is affected? The path to beautiful skin very rarely runs smooth and unless you’re wise to some side effect prevention strategies - namely how to deal with retinol peeling (also referred to as the retinol uglies) in the first few weeks of use. I’ve been using the 0.1% for 2 or 3 years. Everyone always asks me what I do. ~angie. Hi there~ If you’ve never had acne then your doc may not go for it, but in that case then you’ve been pretty lucky anyway . I’m going to give a whirl and see what happens. Thank you! I asked my dermatologist for a prescription for 0.1% which is twice as strong as 0.05%. When I looked online I saw I can get it cheaper than $70, which is good. So why are so many people nervous about adding a retinol cream to their skincare regimen? I swore it off. ~Angie. Prescription retinoid or retinoic acid are the strongest. Anyway, thanks again for all the info. Hi Angie, I think that you are an inspiration. The only reason I tried Yoderm was because my insurance has a large deductible (imagine that?) So in short he does not recommend it . Maybe you could post a new nighttime routine?? We asked the experts so you don't have to, By Lucy Abbersteen • I’ve decided to try out some retinol/retinoid products. But when the dreaded retinol peeling comes around, you might be left regretting using it in the first place - unless you know how to prevent and treat the retinol uglies. Now, if you had to recommend one or a few products Equally as important (aside from sunscreens, which I do use and understand the importance of) that help our skin? I talk to my personal doctor, and I also try to consult scientific journals like Dermatology Times or even read studies on the ingredient in question at PubMed. Hi Angie, I’m relieved to see you do come back to old posts since I have a question for you. Esmeralda, I have been using Rx .1 Retin A for 15 years. I was wondering if you had heard anything about this. I have found loads! I would love to hear your thoughts and maybe some tips or even product recommendations. Loft I was going to go back to latisse. Thanks! Here, derms share tips to make it bearable. Have used before, when I was 16 for acne but could never get past the initial peeling and flaking stage. Niacinamide Lovense Nora review: the best app-controlled vibrator ever? After the 2nd year I decided to switch to a higher strength tretinoin cream. I think it’s kind of old technology though and there are newer, more effective treatments like Ultherapy, Morpheus8 (RF with microneedling) and fractional lasers. I am 55 and started Retina A .025 a month ago and need to know what to feel the blanks with, cost is a factor, my dermatologist likes CeraVe, is see dermatologist for Sensory Neuropathy. I follow you religiously and have made many decisions/purchases based on your advice. I didn’t have acne in my early 30s and really wasn’t even thinking about anti-aging. While you might have heard some hellish retinol stories, if you delve a little deeper, you’ll likely discover that slow and steady was not the approach. I do use tretinoin under my eyes but it took a year to acclimate my skin to using it there every day. As I embark on the tretinoin journey, is there anything different to your evening skin care routine you recommend on non-tret evenings? I use the timeless serums A E Ferulic, coQ10, Matrixl 3000 and a moisturizer at night. Her pores do not look large!! I decided to start using Retin-A (tretinoin) after I turned 50, when I started seeing the visible signs of aging in the mirror every morning. I wash, then use a couple of drops of almond oil, then wait 30 minutes. No one makes much money off it, so there is no motivation to advertise it. It’s supposed to make you look younger, but at the start it has the opposite effect. At what point did flaking stop for you? I’m not wearing any makeup in any of the photos and they are not re-touched. All for like $60. He is a surgeon by day and hopefully, it will help with the general deterioration. After watching your evening routine on youtube, I noticed that after applying your retin-a, you continued with your skin care routine. I am hoping to get past this “ugly phase” and all will be perfect haha I just wanted to know if this is also a normal side effect and that it is also temporary. Thank you! Hi Patty~ That’s great! Wow you look so gd . Do you know where I can purchase some? I hope that you continue to share with us! Would you say the above mentioned results were 100% from the Tretinion Cream or were there other factors in play that also contributed significantly to the improvements? I’ve come this far. I have heard of “Paula’s choice” products. I used it every other day. The only thing I am willing to do is a bit of lip-plumping because I am a lipstick-loving kind of gal. Before I started using it my face was like a desert but I started using it nightly and I wake up each day with a face as soft as a baby’s bottom. Many thanks. I think you are using one of the Olay regenerist serums and moisturizer after the tret. I’m kind of nervous because I’ve read loads of information online insisting that tretinoins diminish the subcutaneous fat in our faces, which is the fat we need to keep us looking youthful and glowing. Symptoms include excessive inflammation, redness, flaking skin, burning, itching and increased sensitivity to the sun. Can I just say I honestly don’t agree with you about Ange’s pores! I can’t get the description ones. When I started on Retin-A I switched the C serum to the morning, but you can try it the way you’re doing it. Before & After Photos Learn More About KéraPhine Body Smoothing Lotion *Study results for a 4-week evaluation of the effectiveness of KéraPhine Body Smoothing Lotion; N =81. The filler I’ve done would not affect my eyelids and I had the laser done January after I took these photos, so those aren’t contributing factors. That was a 60% discount. 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