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Ok the doctor has giving me 'Panoxyl BP 10 wash', and also retin-a, which is like 0.001%. (or something like that)

What is the best way to use this products, so my skin doesnt go completely red, and start flaking. Because i previously used BP 5%, and using it with moisturizer just made my skin soo horrible.

Also has anyone had experience with either of these products, and how did it go?


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It is best to use Retin-A at night,because it works better that way.

I would use the BP in the morning.

DONT,whatever you do,DONT use both at the same time. BP makes Retin-a useless when used together at the same time!

The only retinoid that can be used with Bp is differin.

I have used both products.For me Retin-A works better.But everyone is different...stick with it,and good luck!

(P.S. you may want to use lotion after applying these products because they will make you flakey)

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Hi. I'm using a 4% BP face wash and Differin (also a retinoid).

I'd also recommend using the Retin A at night and the BP wash in the morning.

To avoid irritation, I do the following:

Wash with BP face wash in the shower

Get out, dry off, put clothes on

Once my face is completely dry, I use Neutrogena's Oil Free Moisturizer for Sensitive Skin

I dry my hair so the moisturizer has time to absorb

THEN I put my make up on.

I second the advice about not using the BP wash before the Retin A. Like princesspimple said, they won't work together. I tried using the BP wash before Differin (which, technically you can do) and it stung terribly and turned my face red. No more.

Good luck.

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