Treats acne and sun damage.
Our bottom line
Renova (Tretinoin) isn't a cure for fine lines and wrinkles, but it's clinically proven to improve them.
- You only need to apply it once a day, usually in the evening.
- Most people who reported having skin irritation said that it was mild.
- Part of a complete program to help you take better care of your skin.
- It may take up to 6 months to see the full benefit for facial wrinkles.
- Not a good choice for women who want to become or are pregnant
- Can change the color and texture of your skin if used long-term.
- You need to be careful about avoiding any sunlight or artificial tanning while using it.
- It doesn't work for deep wrinkles.
Renova (Tretinoin) is a vitamin A derivative. Researchers don't know exactly how it works, but it seems to make skin cells renew faster and better.
Side effect rates for Renova (tretinoin)
- Mild skin reactions
- Severe local irritation
- Any side effect
- Skin hypo- or hyperpigmentation
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- Higher risk if:
- › Using other medicines or products that irritate the skin
- › Eczema
- › Extreme temperatures (hot or cold)
Renova (Tretinoin) may cause skin redness, burning, peeling or swelling. Be careful using Renova (Tretinoin) if you have a condition called eczema, because your skin may already be red, itchy and irritated.