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Is tretinoin cream .05 good for face firming?
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Maria_sf posted:
Is tretinoin cream .05 good for treating sagging also? I have been using it for face firming for 3 weeks now and not seeing much results. I am wondering if it's only for acne and wrinkles.
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Mohiba K Tareen, MD responded:
Honestly Maria, the tretinoin is the best thing out there for fine lines, wrinkles, and collagen and elastin stimulation to lead to a firming effect. However, the stimulation of collagen and elastin molecules takes months.

In the interim, for temporary, but noticeable firming, you may want to choose a cream with some caffeine extract that can lead to lifting.

I hope that helps


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