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I am on a combination of retina and duac,

and it is amking my skin really flaky but oily at the same time what do i do?

oh and how do i exfoliate?

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You can exfoliate a few ways. There may be more than what I'm about to list, but these are the three methods I'm aware of that are gentle to the skin.

1. Baby Brush Method

2. Microfiber mitt/washcloth using very light pressure

3. Wet fingertips on wet skin (no nails and use warm water - shower is great)

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I am on a combination of retina and duac,

and it is amking my skin really flaky but oily at the same time what do i do?

oh and how do i exfoliate?

Depending on how much retina your using, sometimes using to much can really dry out the face causing you to produce more sebum, which makes your face oily. You have to try and maintain a healthy balance between the two, which is tough to do, but with time and effort you'll get there.

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I gently pull off any very visible flakes. My face can't handle mechanical exfoliation on a retinoid.

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ive been on retin a and duac for a couple of months, ive stopped shedding. the first few weeks however i would, after a warm shower, use a wet washcloth. I would geeeeently scrub off the peeling skin, eever so gentle. ussually if the flakes get a little wet you dont have to put much into it to get em off. good luck!

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