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is it ok to use an AHA while on accutane

eucerin renewal lotion

I've heard mixed things. I've heard not to use it while on accutane, but then i also heard using a lotion with AHA in it will help with dryness.

so whats the deal. is it ok? it has lactic acid in it which is very mild and it doesnt have a lot of it.

thanks guys biggrin.gif

btw this lotion has spf 15 so thats definatly a +

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I want to know that too. Glycolic acid comes under the category of AHA. I have a bottle of that. I have heard it moistruizes and also reduces oiliness. Do not know how it can do them both ( are they not contradictory?)

I went on tane a couple of days ago, and I would still want to use it cas if it moisturizes then it should be helpful.

I have my derm appt tomorrow morning. I am going to ask him the exact same thing. I will let you know what he says.

I have a salicyclic acid face wash which I use to wash my face and this glycolic acid toner which I plan to apply at bedtime. I also want to apply a hydroquinone on top of toner to help with old acne marks.

I will ask him if I can use any or all of the above while on tane.

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I want to know that too. Glycolic acid comes under the category of AHA. I have a bottle of that. I have heard it moistruizes and also reduces oiliness. Do not know how it can do them both ( are they not contradictory?)

I went on tane a couple of days ago, and I would still want to use it cas if it moisturizes then it should be helpful.

I have my derm appt tomorrow morning. I am going  to ask him the exact same thing. I will let you know what he says.

I have a salicyclic acid face wash which I use to wash my face and this glycolic acid toner which I plan to apply at bedtime. I also want to apply a hydroquinone on top of toner to help with old acne marks.

I will ask him if I can use any or all of the above while on tane.

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Definatly tell me what your derm says  biggrin.gif

but also, i know that while on accutane, your not supposed to use a harsh cleanser like an SA cleanser, but something for sensitive skin and one that is very gentle.  Also I heard hydroquinone is a no-no on accutane, but im not sure.

good luck!

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