2 Weeks Tret Experience! Is It Working?? What I’m Doing Now!

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Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Face Cream

Here’s my experience after 2 weeks of using tret! It’s been a whirlwind. I’m glad I’m back on it. All of my other acne treatments weren’t giving me the results that I wanted. I just wasn’t seeing results visually in my skin. I also lost that soft, silky, smooth texture that tret gives my skin. Moisturizing doesn’t give the same effect. It’s the tret that makes the skin look soft and supple! So, during the second week, I had to bump up to a higher strength. Yep, I’m back to where I started, lol. The lower strength of tret just wasn’t cutting it. It helped to reduce the sebum in my skin, but it didn’t help much with acne even though it made my skin peel a little bit. I didn’t see a positive effect in my acne, and I’m pretty much acne-prone. I needed something much stronger to fight against acne and prevent it from appearing. Well, at least diminish them quick. I also noticed more blackheads too when I was on the lower strength. It was just so weird. It wasn’t working for me that’s all.

Now back to what I’m using now, which is the higher strength (0.05). I used it 5 times a week with at least 1-2 rest days in between (or when my skin doesn’t sting or burn). If it burns, I don’t use it. I just listen to my skin to prevent any skin irritations or red skin. That seems to work best for me. Also, I make sure to use heavier moisturizers too when my moisture barrier is trying to heal from tret during rest periods. So after using tret 2 days in a row during the second week, my skin started to get flaky and peel off. I noticed a layer of dead skin sitting on top of my face. I tried not to mess with it and let it peel off by itself. At night, I used RoC Line Smoothing Daily Cleansing Pads to help exfoliate the dead skin off. For some reason, I tried using facial scrubs to remove the dead skin, but I always ended up with dead skin still stuck on my face. The RoC Line Smoothing Daily Cleansing Pads worked like charm! They’re amazing at removing dead skin from the facial skin! Love them! I highly recommended them! They’re pretty awesome!

During this week, every time my skin peeled, I would get some random breakouts. Sometimes blackheads too. Maybe I’m over-moisturizing my skin. It’s like I need moisture, but at the same time, I have to see if I’m over-moisturizing to prevent my skin from breaking out. I really need to re-evaluate my moisturizing routine. I started off using very little products when I first started my tret journey. Next thing ya know it, I’m using a bunch of products! I don’t think I need that many products anymore, and I’m thinking about cutting down on my skin care products. Not just because of the risk of over-moisturizing my skin but also time constraints. I simply don’t have the time to apply that many products on my face anymore. It’s just too time consuming. I have other obligations and responsibilities to take care of. Also, I don’t want to have to bring that many products with me when traveling either. It’s just way too much! hah!

So! I feel like I’m in a complete never-ending cycle with tret. It works then it doesn’t work. I’m trying to make it work, since I love the way it makes my skin look. It actually does help with my acne. I can see the difference in my skin when I was without it. My skin looks great so far with it. Everything seems to be going well. I’m not even a month into re-starting tret, so I have hope that it may work this time around! Stay tuned for my next update! So far, so good! ๐Ÿ™‚

โญ If you missed out on my previous experience with tretโ€ฆ

My experience with tret the first weekโ€ฆ

After 1 Month on Tret + Skin Care Routine. Here are My Results.

2 Months on Tret. My results. ๐Ÿ™‚

Taking a break from tretโ€ฆ

Back to tret! 1 Week Results & My Skin Care Routine. Did it work? ๐Ÿค”

1 Month on Tret. My Results!

A break from Tret & What Iโ€™m Doing Now

Surprise! Back on tret + Other Acne Treatments for Clear Skin. ๐Ÿ™‚

2 Month Tret Update. Is It Working??!! + Other Products Iโ€™m Using ๐Ÿ™‚

Almost 3 Months On Tret. Iโ€™m Done With It! Hereโ€™s My Experience!

Iโ€™m Using Tret Again. Look What Happened!

I’m Using Tret Again. Look What Happened!

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Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Face Cream

So I stopped using tret for a week. I really thought I was done with it, but I guess not. lol. After taking a break from tret for a week, my skin went back to normal. My skin healed. My moisture barrier healed. My skin stopped burning and peeling. It stopped looking aged and just plain bad. After my skin healed, I decided to pick up on tret again. I know, I know, I’m really not giving up on tret just yet. I have to (must) try it again to see if it works, haha! This time, I’m not using it every single day. I’m only using it a few times a week. Also, I was bumped down to the lowest percentage of tret. Maybe the higher strength was just too much for my skin to handle. I don’t know, but let’s see what happens with this new treatment plan!

So what happened??? Here are my results for the first week!

I’m just about to finish up my first week on tret! This week, once I started using tret again, the results have been spectacular! I noticed a difference in the texture of my skin after using it twice. Seems like I’m going for 2-3 times a week only. We’ll see what works best for my skin. But, my skin looked so much softer and smoother all of a sudden after reintroducing tret back into my skin care routine. It also helped tame my oily skin too, which in turn helped to prevent some breakouts from occurring. What I really liked and noticed the most was the change in my skin texture and overall complexion. It made my skin look more youthful and glowy! It was such a dramatic difference so soon. It’s unbelievable. It looks like it’s working for me (once again, hehe!!)! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

The first week of using tret is ending soon, and I’m going to take a break from tret for the rest of the week. I’ll start back up when my skin is ready again. I’m going to take it slow this time around. I mean, my skin peeled after using it twice. I don’t think it’s necessary to use it often and end up with red, irritated skin. Currently, I have a few pimples that aren’t too noticeable. I can just apply some concealer or foundation to cover them up. I think my skin looks pretty good with what’s going on and what I’m doing. It looks way healthier than before! I’m really happy with the results so far! Even though it’s only been a week. Well! That’s my 1 week update on tret. Don’t forget to check out my recent update on my moisturizers that I’m using to prevent my skin from drying out & my previous posts on tret! ๐Ÿ™‚

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป Another Update on My Moisturizers. What Iโ€™m Using Now.

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป Come Unbox My New Moisturizer Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Face Cream With Me!! + My First Impression (pictured)

โญ If you missed out on my previous experience with tretโ€ฆ

My experience with tret the first weekโ€ฆ

After 1 Month on Tret + Skin Care Routine. Here are My Results.

2 Months on Tret. My results. ๐Ÿ™‚

Taking a break from tretโ€ฆ

Back to tret! 1 Week Results & My Skin Care Routine. Did it work? ๐Ÿค”

1 Month on Tret. My Results!

A break from Tret & What Iโ€™m Doing Now

Surprise! Back on tret + Other Acne Treatments for Clear Skin. ๐Ÿ™‚

2 Month Tret Update. Is It Working??!! + Other Products Iโ€™m Using ๐Ÿ™‚

Almost 3 Months On Tret. Iโ€™m Done With It! Hereโ€™s My Experience!

Almost 3 Months On Tret. I’m Done With It! Here’s My Experience!

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It’s been almost 3 months on tret. During the first week, I only used tret 3 times. I thought I would give my skin a break, but then I found a moisturizer that moisturized my skin even better. That moisturizer is Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Face Cream. That’s when I started using tret every night. My skin just felt so much better. Super moisturized. It healed faster too. My skin looked so glowy and pretty. I’M IN LOVE!! ๐Ÿฅฐ So having a good moisturizer while using tret is very important. But it’s difficult to find one that works without clogging pores when you’re acne-prone. I’m glad I gave Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Face Cream another chance. It saved my skin!

Even with a good moisturizer, did tret help with leftover acne that I had? NOPE! Not at all! I’m really disappointed in tret when it comes to acne. At one point in my life, it cleared up my acne. Now, not even close. It did help with my skin texture though. My skin looks smoother, but it’s not that smooth because of it. Sometimes tret makes my skin feel and appear drier even with a moisturizer (or with layers of moisturizers, haha!). It makes it more difficult to wear makeup properly, especially accentuates dry skin but also fine lines and wrinkles. Also, I dislike how tret thinned out my skin by a ton. Ugh! I think it made my skin look worse! ๐Ÿ˜ญ It’s supposed to be improving my skin. ๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก!!

SO! I’m not going to rely on tret to get rid of my acne anymore. Yep, it’s time to move on to other acne treatments to fight against these pesky little blemishes. I’ll probably use tret a few times a week at most since I still have it. I’ll just play it by ear. But I feel like my tret journey has come to an end. I don’t care much for it anymore. It’s whatever to me. So, during the third month, I tried some new skin care products and reintroduced some of my previous skin care products into my routine once again. Let’s take a look at them first. Next, I’ll talk about what helped with my stubborn, annoying acne. You know, how I actually got rid of them. And, no, once again, it’s not tret that helped get rid of my acne. I wished tret did. hah!

Here are some, I mean a bunch, of skin care products I tried. Some I liked. Some I liked but decided to not use them when I’m done with them. Some I don’t care for. I’m going to share a few. There’s just too many, but here are some of the skin care products that popped in my mind while writing this post. Read on! ๐Ÿ™‚

Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Face Cream: This is my main moisturizer right now. I don’t think it has broken me out. I haven’t noticed any clogged pores. It moisturizes my skin, but it’s not the most moisturizing face cream I’ve tried. But, I think it’s good enough, especially for my skin type. Seems like that’s all my skin can take. I’ve tried more moisturizing and heavier creams that truly did leave my skin looking softer, glowy, and very moisturized, but they all ended up breaking me out. With Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Face Cream, I’ll keep an eye out for breakouts. It just feels too good to be true. heh.

Hada Labo Gokujyun Premium Lotion: Another moisturizer that I liked is Hada Labo Gokujyun Premium Lotion. This lotion is AMAZING! I’m so amazed how it leaves my skin feeling moisturized and looking extra bouncy and plump! And after all of that, it didn’t clog my pores! Yes, I need to accentuate the fact that it didn’t break me out! This lotion right here…I’m keeping it in my routine. I love it so far!! It’s becoming one of my favorites once again! Highly recommended!

The Ordinary Amino Acids + B5: This was the third The Ordinary serum that I added into my routine. I was using it on my body but thought it would be a waste just using it on my body. It’s a 1 flz. oz. (30 mL) serum bottle, why not try using it on my facial skin instead? My face is drier than my body, and it’s more picky, so that’s what happened. I decided to use it on my face. So far, I haven’t had any breakouts from it (yet). I hope it works out, but I’m not sure if this serum is going to do anything for my skin. I remember it doing absolutely nothing for my skin in the past. But we’ll see.

iUNIK Beta-Glucan Power Moisture Serum: This serum is a new addition to my skin care routine. It’s more moisturizing compared to the other two serums from iUNIK that I have (and am using), which are the Propolis Vitamin Synergy Serum and Black Snail Restore Serum. If you’re trying to find a serum that is super moisturizing, it’ll be the Beta-Glucan Moisture Serum. I feel like this serum has made its way into my routine permanently, lol. I’ve only been using it for less than a week too. hah!

Son Bahyu Horse Oil: I haven’t been using Son Bahyu Horse Oil for long, but I don’t think my facial skin likes it. I stopped using it on my face after noticing some clogged pores. I think my skin just doesn’t like 100% pure oils. I can’t even use other oils, such as rosehip oil, jojoba oil, or even squalane oil. They all end up breaking me out. And it seems like horse oil is the same way. This is something I won’t purchase again. And it’s really pricey too for the size. I’m over it.

GUERISSON 9 Complex Cream: I only used this face cream (horse face cream) for a few weeks. After a few weeks, my skin broke out in clogged pores, acne. Once I stopped using it, my skin cleared up. But when I was using the cream, it made my skin look so good. It went from dry and noticeable wrinkles to a softer, smoother, glowy complexion after a day of use! I was shocked and so happy with the results! But, I don’t think it’s the horse oil alone that dramatically improved my skin. This cream has other skin care ingredients in it too like niacinamide, shea butter, peptides, and snail secretion filtrate that can do wonders for the skin. Am I going to purchase GUERISSON 9 Complex Cream again? Probably. I actually like it. I like it more than Son Bahyu Horse Oil, since it’s in cream form with a bunch of other beneficial skin care ingredients.

I’m still using the same sunscreen as I did before, which is Canmake Mermaid Skin Gel UV SPF 50+ PA++++. I’ve done a ton of updates on this sunscreen. Now here’s my new update. ๐Ÿ™‚ I stopped using Neutrogena Visibly Even Daily Moisturizer SPF 30. I had issues applying Neutrogena to my skin after layering on other skin care products on my face. The sunscreen would roll off of my face. Ugh, so annoying. So that’s why I stopped using it and am using Canmake Mermaid Skin Gel UV SPF+ PA++++ instead. It sits on the skin well and doesn’t roll off of my skin. It works well with my other skin care products. But, I’m noticing new freckles while using this sunscreen. Sometimes I reapply if I can. The thing is, I’m hardly out in the sun, and I’m still getting freckles. *sigh* I think I’m just bound to get freckles no matter what. With Canmake, even though I like it. I mean, it’s better than what I have tried so far. I find Canmake to be drying on the skin even though I wear moisturizer underneath. I guess ya can’t have it all. I’ll stick with it until I find a better sunscreen. I’m not saying this sunscreen is bad. I’m just keeping the door open for a better sunscreen if it exists, lol.

I’ve been on tret for so long trying to clear my acne, and it didn’t seem to work at all over the years. I’ve tried other acne treatments too. Nothing worked. I didn’t think THIS was the cause of my terrible acne, but turns out that it is. What made my skin so terrible for years was in fact my vegan diet. Yep, it was. I started eating meat just 2 months ago (now nearing 3 months, and my skin is CLEAR! Well, most of the acne is gone. Not only has my acne diminished drastically, my skin looks more youthful and vibrant. It’s insane how much my skin changed within those 2 months. Unbelievable!! All of those skin skin issues that I had was linked to the vegan diet. But who knew, right? You can read more about my health issues on a vegan diet right here. It’s been a long battle and the battle is finally over. No more bumps all over my face! I’m able to fight against my acne much easier than before. I’m so happy how much my skin has transformed by just going back to my normal diet. My vegan years has officially ended. It did nothing but made me unhealthy over time. Now it’s time to move on for the better!

My tret journey has officially ended also. It’s not the answer to acne problems. I’ve been using other skin care products to maintain a pimple-free complexion. I’ll share what I’m using in another post. I hope this update was helpful. Thank for your time and reading. Have an amazing dayyyyyyyyyyyy!! ๐ŸŒž

Horse Cream Experience:

Trying Horse Cream for the First Time. My Experience!

My Results After Using Horse Cream on My Face for a Night!

Tonightโ€™s Results From Using Horse Cream.

I Stopped Using Horse Cream. What Happened?

My Galactomyces Experience!!

I Used Benton Fermentation Essence Last Night. This Is What Happened.

An Update on Benton Fermentation Essence. Did It Clog My Pores??

An Update on Cosrx Galactomyces 95 Tone Balancing Essence!

My Thoughts on Purito Galacto Niacin 97 Power Essence!

โญ If you missed out on my previous experience with tretโ€ฆ

My experience with tret the first weekโ€ฆ

After 1 Month on Tret + Skin Care Routine. Here are My Results.

2 Months on Tret. My results. ๐Ÿ™‚

Taking a break from tretโ€ฆ

Back to tret! 1 Week Results & My Skin Care Routine. Did it work? ๐Ÿค”

1 Month on Tret. My Results!

A break from Tret & What Iโ€™m Doing Now

Surprise! Back on tret + Other Acne Treatments for Clear Skin. ๐Ÿ™‚

2 Month Tret Update. Is It Working??!! + Other Products Iโ€™m Using ๐Ÿ™‚

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