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How to Treat Your Skin Burned with Retinol?

Although retinol is a magical ingredient, unfortunately, it is accompanied by a side effect that it can burn your skin. Let’s discuss how to treat your retinol burned skin.                    

Retinol is a powerful ingredient to fight aging symptoms, pigmentation, and acne and make skin look fresh and youthful. However, no matter if you’re new on retinol or a pro, you still have a chance to burn your skin with retinol once in a while. To treat that burned skin, you need to go through the following tips: Skin Burned with Retinol

  • Stop using retinol immediately. Also, stop using other aggressive skincare products such as face acids, exfoliators, etc. Also, avoid any product that is too drying or has fragrances.
  • Apply soothing products such as aloe vera gel, Cica balm, etc.
  • Protect your burned skin from sun exposure until healed, so don’t miss out on your sunscreen.
  • Avoid makeup and other beauty products while your skin is red or irritated. Once these symptoms are relieved, try using silicone-based products until your skin is completely healed.
  • After your burn is healed, reintroduce retinol in your skincare. Use this just like a beginner by starting with low concentration and slowly building up until your skin can tolerate it without having any side effects.

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About the Author: Dr. Iqra Mubashar is a registered Pharmacist originally from Lahore, Pakistan. She has earned her pharmacy degree from the University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. She has completed her internship as a trainee from Children hospital, Lahore. She has completed her research work in clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutics. She has worked as a healthcare documentation head in Al-Qasim enterprises, Islamabad. She has specialized in prescription handling, drugs information, literature research, patient counseling and pharmaceutical care planning. Her research work on coronavirus is under publication.

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