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Buffering Retin A w/oil - will LESS penetrate or only SLOWER
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Fri Feb 23, 2007 6:04 pm      Reply with quote
If I cleanse my skin and apply a few drops of oil on moist skin, then wait 30 min before applying Retin A to buffer it to lessen irritation, will this
a) slow penetration?
or
b) reduce amount of tretinoin reaching dermis?

Would this be somewhat equal to Retin A micro?

Also, I should have bought the 0.025% instead of 0.05% - if I use half as much will this be like using a weaker percentage? Should I dilute 1/2 peasize Retin A w/1/2 peasize lotion?
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