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retin a - do you use it under your eyes

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franksidebottom Thu 30-Jun-16 14:35:21

I'm 39 with fairly unlined skin but I do have fine lines under my eyes. I am using retin a on my forehead lines (no difference yet) can you use it under the eyes. Does anyone do it? I'm scared to try

Solasum Thu 30-Jun-16 14:37:05

I did with the Neutrogena rapid eye cream and had a reaction to it. sad Happy to send anyone the rest of the tube if they get on better with it!

Wellhellothere1 Thu 30-Jun-16 19:19:13

Yes I use it under my eyes with no problems. I built up to this though very slowly. Once my face tolerated it well without too much peeling I began extending the application to the under eye area. No issues at all with it (but it also hasn't made my wrinkles disappear!)

burnishedsilver Thu 30-Jun-16 19:26:27

Yes I do. I haven't had a problem with it.

Fluffycloudland77 Thu 30-Jun-16 19:33:38

Yep, had no problems.

franksidebottom Thu 30-Jun-16 22:12:09

Ok thanks, a few positive responses, for those who haven't had a reaction have you noticed an improvement in lines?

Truckingalong Fri 01-Jul-16 06:53:05

Nope. That's what Botox is for :-)

Fluffycloudland77 Fri 01-Jul-16 07:38:04

It takes over six months for it to start to work on lines.

BadlyDrawnBuoy Fri 01-Jul-16 08:24:51

I use it around my eyes - up to the lower lash line, but as others have said, I built up to it really slowly. Are you all using it on your neck too?

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