Beauty & Cosmetics Community
1.02k Members
Avatar universal
Anybody know what I can do to get rid of face redness?
I accidentally put retinol and collagen cream on my face and got a bad reaction. The right side of my face is flaky and red. I'm using Aveeno face calming lotion, but it doesn't seem to be working. I've had the redness for a couple of weeks. I really don't want to see a dermatologist.
1 Responses
Avatar universal
Even though you don't want to see a dermatologist, that sounds like the best course of action right now since you say the redness has been caused by retinol and collagen cream. retinol is a pretty strong preparation for acne etc., so any side effects must be taken care of. How about leaving the skin as it is, without any soaps, facewashes or creams at all?

I'd really suggest seeing a derm since you don't want more damage
Have an Answer?
Top Women's Health Answerers
Learn About Top Answerers
Beauty & Cosmetics Community
1.02k Members
1.38k Questions
Popular Resources
From skin changes to weight loss to unusual bleeding, here are 15 cancer warning signs that women tend to ignore.
Here’s what you need to know about the transition into menopause – and life after the change takes place.
It’s more than just the “baby blues.“ Learn to recognize the signs of postpartum depression – and how to treat it.
Forget the fountain of youth – try flossing instead! Here are 11 surprising ways to live longer.
From STD tests to mammograms, find out which screening tests you need - and when to get them.
Find out if PRP therapy right for you.