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Retin-A 0.05% Vs. Adapalene 0.1% (Differin)

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#1 retaly

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Posted 27 March 2006 - 05:38 AM

I should get my green cream soon....
but meanwhile, what is better in results, leave the oily skin by itself, i got oily skin either with both...

but what is better in smoothing the skin, retin-a or differin ?



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Posted 27 March 2006 - 07:48 AM

QUOTE(retaly @ Mar 27 2006, 06:38 AM) View Post

I should get my green cream soon....
but meanwhile, what is better in results, leave the oily skin by itself, i got oily skin either with both...

but what is better in smoothing the skin, retin-a or differin ?


Retin-a 0.025% is equivalent to differein, so the retin-a 0.05% will be the most effective.
Regime: for moderate acne on face/ back/ chest

AM:
Cleanser: Cetaphil
Exfoliation: Aveeno Daily Skin Brightening Scrub
Moisturizer: Oil of Olay Complete
Sunscreen: Coppertone Oil Free SPF 45

PM:
Cleanser: Cetaphil
(wait 30 min)
Medication: 0.1% Retin-A Micro

Retin-A Micro 0.1%: week 14
Diane 35: week 10!
Status: Only three pimples! NO REDNESS, NO IRRITATION...My Log

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Posted 27 March 2006 - 09:27 AM

QUOTE(Willow3 @ Mar 27 2006, 03:48 PM) View Post

QUOTE(retaly @ Mar 27 2006, 06:38 AM) View Post

I should get my green cream soon....
but meanwhile, what is better in results, leave the oily skin by itself, i got oily skin either with both...

but what is better in smoothing the skin, retin-a or differin ?


Retin-a 0.025% is equivalent to differein, so the retin-a 0.05% will be the most effective.


ah so i rather differin, the less the better...
i dont have acne i just wanna smooth my skin, get oil removed, and try to remove surface holes that came out of nothing (douno..) and keep pores clean cause my got excessive oil production and im easily getting blackheads, even that i dont have acne i can be with 20-30 blackheads .. crap




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