February 15, 2022 What Do Hydroquinone Tretinoin Do

What Do Hydroquinone Tretinoin Do

What Do Hydroquinone Tretinoin Do? To answer this question, let’s first introduce these two magical ingredients that have proven their effectiveness in treating the worst skin conditions.

What Are Hydroquinone and Tretinoin?

Hydroquinone and Tretinoin are two different ingredients that have been used in combination in some of the most effective skincare products. The combination works wonder in treating stubborn skin concerns such as melasma, dark spots, freckles and acne. Not only these, but also, the products that contain this combination have lightening and antiaging properties.
let’s highlight more details about Hydroquinone and Tretinoin respectively.

Hydroquinone

Specifically speaking, hydroquinone is a bleaching agent. It is a skin lightening agent that can be helpful when it comes to treating skin concerns such as hyperpigmentation and dark spots.

Tretinoin

Tretinoin is synthetic vitamin A which treats several skin issues such as acne, wrinkles, fine lines, sun damaged skin and dark spots. It works by speeding up the life cycle of skin cells. It promotes shedding old dead skin cells to give room for new cells to grow and appear. This process results in more glowing, youthful skin.

Combination of Hydroquinone and Tretinoin

As mentioned above, hydroquinone is a bleaching agent and tretinoin helps rejuvenate skin. The combination of both plays into enhancing and evening out skin tone. Moreover, the combination has antiaging, antiacne properties.

Side Effects of Hydroquinone Tretinoin Products

We recommend to use these products as per instruction labeled in the products’ packages or their instruction leaflet to avoid unwanted side effects. Also, we will share some important tips on how to use products that contain hydroquinone and tretinoin properly in the following paragraphs.

If you use the products as per instruction, seldom will you have any side effects. Also, you can perform a patch test before using to learn how your skin might react to the product. To do this test, follow the steps below:

  1. Rub a small amount of the product onto your inner part of your forearm.
  2. Cover the area with a bandage (if you want).
  3. Wash your hands to prevent the product from staining other things.
  4. Wait 24 hours to give enough time to the product to react.
  5. If you encounter severe itchiness or irritation, you may restrain from using the product.

Some people would experience minor side effects such as temporary uptick in redness and dryness; especially at first and if you have sensitive skin. However, the effects should fade as your skin adjusts with the product. People with normal or oily skin are less likely to experience such side effects.

Also read: Hydroquinone + Tretinoin + Mometasone Furoate SkinLite Cream – Benefits, How to Use and Side Effects

Who Should Use Hydroquinone and Tretinoin Products

These products are used to treat skin conditions related to hyperpigmentation. This includes:

  • Melasma
  • Acne scars
  • Freckles
  • Age spots
  • Post-inflammatory marks from eczema and psoriasis

Are Hydroquinone and Tretinoin Products Safe?

Our hydroquinone + tretinoin products come with the minimum concentration that renders them safe and effective. All what you need to do is to use them as per instruction and follow the tips on how to use properly.

How To Use Hydroquinone and Tretinoin Products Properly

First of all, you must follow the instruction on the product package or its instruction leaflet carefully. You can also use the following tips:

  1. Cleanse your face or the area where you want to apply the product with suitable soap.
  2. Take a small part of the product and apply it onto your face evenly and gently.
  3. Massage into your skin gently until it is thoroughly absorbed.
  4. Do not rub harshly.
  5. Do not wash your face after applying. You can wash your hands to avoid staining your clothes or other materials.
  6. Apply Sunscreen

    Most importantly, apply suitable sunscreen to protect your skin while you are under the treatment. Sun exposure may not only worsen hyperpigmentation condition but it may also reverse the effects of your treatment. Follow the below steps pertaining to wearing sunscreen while using the subject products:

    1. Wear sunscreen that is at least 15 SPF PA++. Hight SPF does not mean more protection.
    2. Even if you stay indoor, wear sunblock to shield your skin against heat, screen rays and other factors
    3. If you go outdoor, apply sunscreen even in cloudy days.
    4. Apply sunscreen 30 minutes before sun exposure. In addition, you better renew applying sunscreen every 2-3 hours depending on your sun exposure.

Instruction For Use Tips

  1. Apply hydroquinone tretinoin product once or twice a day for maximum benefits. Actually, it depends on your skin condition, if you have light condition, then you can opt for using the product thrice a week.
  2. Use the product for a month providing you will use everyday. In other words, apply 60 times. Then, have a downtime for a month. After then, you can use again if you want to.
  3. Never scratch your face while you are under the treatment. It is always better to use lukewarm water. But if necessary, you can use cold water or ice pack to cool off your skin.
  4. If you don’t feel comfortable while you are under the treatment, or you have an adverse reaction, you can use suitable moisturizer. However, don’t overuse the moisturizer. Use only if necessary. Moisturizer may hinder the rejuvenating process of the product.

Recommendation of Products Contain Hydroquinone and Tretinoin

Our best seller products are those which contain the combination of hydroquinone and tretinoin. Based on our experience, people who used these products succeeded in treating their skin issues such as hyperpigmentation, dark spots and had the glowing and youthful look. Let’s highlight these products below:

  • SkinLite Hydroquinone + Tretinoin + Mometasone Furoate Cream

    In addition to hydroquinone and tretinoin, this product contains mometasone furoate. Mometasone furoate is a corticosteroid  which constricts blood vessels to inhibit the production of inflammatory chemicals in the skin. Eventually, it reduces swelling, inflammation, itching and redness which may be inflicted by hydroquinone and tretinoin . You can click the link above to know more about this product.

Skinlite Hydroquinone + Tretinoin + Mometasone Furoate Cream 25g
Skinlite Hydroquinone + Tretinoin + Mometasone Furoate Cream 25g
    • Composition

      • Hydroquinone → 2%
      • Tretinoin → 0.025%
      • Mometasone Furoate → 0.1%
    • How to Order

      You can click the product link mentioned above which will take you to the product page where you can find all the product details. Also, if you would like to know more about SkinLite products, check out SkinLite category here.

RDL Baby Face Hydroquinone + Tretinoin Solutions #1,#2,#3
RDL Baby Face Hydroquinone + Tretinoin Solutions #1,#2,#3
    • RDL No.3

      • Each ml contains:
        • 40 mg Hydroquinone
        • 20 mcg Tretinoin.
      • For severe skin conditions.
    • RDL No.2

      • Each ml contains:
        • 40 mg Hydroquinone
        • 20 mcg Tretinoin.
      • For moderate skin conditions.
    • RDL No.1

      • Astringent with Melawhite which inhibits tyrosinase production which is responsible of skin pigment (discoloration).
      • For maintenance after completing the treatment of RDL No.3 or 2. It is the lightest variant of RDL baby face astringent.
    • How to Order

      To order and for more details about this product, click the product link mentioned above. In addition, for more information related to RDL products, visit RDL page category here.

  • Melacare Hydroquinone + Tretinoin + Mometasone Furoate Cream

    This cream is similar to SkinLite cream pertaining to composition and effects. Each one of these products have its fans. Some say that SkinLite cream is the best fit to their skins and others say Melacare cream is the best. Which one is the best for you? Click the product link above for more information about this product.

Melacare Cream
Melacare Hydroquinone + Tretinoin + Mometasone Furoate Cream

 

    • Composition

      • Hydroquinone → 2%
      • Tretinoin → 0.025%
      • Mometasone Furoate → 0.1%
    • How to Order

      Visit the product page by clicking the highlighted product page mentioned above.

  • Dr. Alvin RejuMAX Toners 1, 2, or 3

    This product is for those who are fond of toners. The hydroquinone and tretinoin in this product come in the form of toners. Cleanse your face with a suitable soap, then start toning with this magical hydroquinone + tretinoin toner. Don’t forget to wear sunscreen after then!

Dr. Alvin RejuMAX Hydroquinone + Tretinoin Toners 1,2.& 3
Dr. Alvin RejuMAX Hydroquinone + Tretinoin Toners 1,2.& 3
    • Composition

      • RejuMAX No.1
        • Hydroquinone → 2%
        • Tretinoin → 0.0025%
      • RejuMAX No.2
        • Hydroquinone → 2%
        • Tretinoin → 0.0050%
      • RejuMAX No.3
        • Hydroquinone → 2%
        • Tretinoin → 0.01%
      • How to Order

        You can get this product individually by clicking the product title mentioned above; or get it along with other rejuMAX complimentary products which they come in one set. For more information, check out rejuMAX category here.

  • Tretinoin Hydroquinone Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution No. 1,2 and 3

    This product is like RDL baby face astringent when it comes to key ingredients. There are slight difference in terms of concentrations; but as said earlier regarding SkinLite cream and Melacare cream, each product has its own fans. Maxi-peel solution also comes in three variants depending on your skin condition.

Tretinoin Hydroquinone Maxi-Peel Solution
Tretinoin Hydroquinone Maxi-Peel Solution
    • Maxi-Peel No.1

      • For the treatment and prevention of mild cases such as 1-5 pimples per side of the face.
      • Each 100g contains 10mg Tretinoin and 2g Hydroquinone.
    • Maxi-Peel No.2

      • For the treatment and prevention of moderate cases such as 6-10 pimples per side of the face.
      • Each 100g contains 25mg Tretinoin and 2g Hydroquinone.
      • This product contains 59.44% Alcohol.
    • Maxi-Peel No.3

      • For the treatment and prevention of severe cases such as 11 or more pimples per side of the face.
      • Each 100g contains 25mg Tretinoin and 2g Hydroquinone.
      • This product contains 60% Alcohol.
    • How to Order

      Visit the product page by clicking the product title mentioned above. Moreover, don’t miss to check out the full category of Maxi-Peel products here.

Bottom Line

Hydroquinone Tretinoin products can be effective and safe treatment for acne prone skin. They also have antiaging properties. They help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and dark spots. While such products may irritate your skin at first, your skin should adjust to the product over time. Keep in mind to use sunscreen after using hydroquinone tretinoin products because your skin gets sensitive and thin while you are under the treatment. Also, it is not ideal to use hydroquinone tretinoin products for prolonged period continuously.  In other words, you can use hydroquinone tretinoin products for a month, then if you are not satisfied with the results you got and you want to use again, have a downtime for a month, then use the same again. Hence, you can use hydroquinone tretinoin products every other month.

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