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Retinol and tretinoin should only be used at night.
Bottom line: The vitamin A derivatives known as retinol, tretinoin, adapalene, and tazarotene can protect the skin from sun damage.
But the recent proliferation of various AHA, BHA, and PHA acids and ceramide, niacinamide, and tretinoin creams in my medicine cabinet suggests otherwise.
Pimples can be treated with skin-care products containing acne-fighting ingredients, like bacteria-killing benzoyl peroxide and exfoliating salicylic acid, as well as topical retinoids like tretinoin, adapalene, or tazarotene.
Prescription topicals such as tazarotene and tretinoin creams have been shown to reduce fine-line wrinkles, skin roughness and sun and age spots.
First-line therapy for melasma also includes a prescription cream that contains tretinoin (a derivative of vitamin A), a skin-bleaching agent called hydroquinone, and a topical steroid that reduces inflammation.
Retinol is one example of an over-the-counter option that can work just as well as the prescription tretinoin and is far cheaper.
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