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Generic Retin-A (Tretinoin) Cream .1%, 20g Tube (prescription product)

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Generic Retin A, tretinoin, .1% in a 20gm tube. Tretinoin is used worldwide for acne treatment, anti-aging, and to lighten skin discoloration and help repair sun damaged skin. 

Tretinoin, the Most Powerful Retinoid for Skin Renewal & Clarity

If you haven't already experienced the success of Retin-A (tretinoin) for healthy, glowing, clear skin, then what are you waiting for! Anyone who has ever used tretinoin knows the feeling of satisfaction as dead skin cells sloth away and shiny, bright skin beneath is revealed. Tretinoin is famous for its ability to fade hyperpigmentation, decrease the appearance of wrinkles, help tighten and plump up skin by stimulating collagen production. 

Tretinoin is also one of the most used and prescribed products for acne treatment. It works by stimulating the production of new skin cells so that old, dead cells on the surface of the epidermis can be replaced. The process by which this happens is called exfoliation. That's why it causes the skin to peel.

Tretinoin provides the building blocks for collagen production and elastin, the protein that gives skin its elasticity and prevents sagging. Imagine your skin bouncing back after sleeping with your face smushed into a pillow all night.

How Does Tretinoin Work?

Naturally derived from Vitamin A -- think carrots -- tretinoin is already synthesized into the correct form (retinoic acid is) to be absorbed into the skin. Retinoic acid/tretinoin, is a metabolite of Vitamin A. The metabolite is essential to skin cell growth and the body synthesizes retinoic acid/tretinoin from Vitamin A.

Tretinoin is the generic of brand name Retin-A, and tretinoin is the active ingredient in Retin-A.

When using treinoin for acne treatment it is common during the first few weeks for your acne to appear worse because the medication works from the inside out. As new skin cells rise to the surface, they pushe out oil and bacteria that has been clogging  pores.

It may take up to 8-12 weeks to notice results from this medication. 

* To ensure that we provide you with the best price, we may substitute one generic for another. 

Hey, what's with the apples in the product picture above? Good question! Well, you may think your skin looks like the spotted, aged, wrinkled apple on the left. If you do, try tretinoin and you may just end up clear, smooth and radiant like the apple on the right!

More Information
Use or Effects Anti-Aging, Collagen Boosting, Acne, Fade Hyperpigmentation, Exfoliation, Tightening & Firming
Form N/A
Drug Class/Pharmacology Retinoid
Is a Prescription Product Yes
Product Specifics

How to use: Apply at bedtime and wear sunscreen when exposed to sun. Before applying, wash your face and wait at least 20 minutes for your face to dry. Wash your hands thoroughly and apply a pea size amount of the cream. Gently smooth on your face until it disappears. Do not rub into your face and avoid getting in eyes and mouth. Wash hands immediately after applying. 

Use tretinoin regularly as directed by your dermatologist/physician in order to get the most benefit from it.

Available by prescription only for use on skin. Do not apply to the inner lip area or inside the nose/mouth. Do not apply to cut, scraped, sunburned, or eczema-affected skin.

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