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Dermatica - any success stories?

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bookworm1982 Tue 25-Aug-20 22:05:08

I've been using them for 2.5 months, for ageing and pigmentation. Not seen much of a change in my skin yet. Am I being impatient? When did you see results? Xx

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cheezy Wed 26-Aug-20 00:40:24

I’ve noticed a big improvement to my blackheads after just a few weeks.

Fluffycloudland77 Wed 26-Aug-20 08:04:54

I can See an improvement, I’m on tret 0.025% with hydroquinone 4% every other night, what are you on?.

bookworm1982 Wed 26-Aug-20 08:22:11

I'm on tret .05 (up from .025 last month) and hydroquinone 4%. I mean, my skin does look pretty decent, just not had the pigmentation fade yet like I hoped. How long have you been on it?

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Fluffycloudland77 Wed 26-Aug-20 08:32:29

About two months but I built up slowly. Are you wearing sunblock?.

pearlypidge Wed 26-Aug-20 08:49:48

I've also been using Dermatica for almost 3 months now.

Currently on 0.05% tret, 4% hydroquinone. Using it every night.

I haven't really noticed much change in my pigmentation. Sometimes I think it looks better, but then on other days it looks just as bad as it ever did.

I also find it a bit "grainy" and even if I leave it for half an hour before, my moisturiser doesn't go well over the top of it.

I think I'll give it another couple of months - I'm aware that this treatment does take time and I can't expect instant results, but if there's no improvement after 5 months of using the cream every night, then I think for me, there's little point in carrying on.

bookworm1982 Wed 26-Aug-20 14:02:43

Yes I'm wearing factor 50 every day. But actually I just looked at a couple of pics that i took when I first started using the product and you know, my sunspots are lighter. I just think I expected them to go away completely. Maybe I am asking too much grin

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Fluffycloudland77 Wed 26-Aug-20 14:05:12

It’s a marathon not a sprint.
I’ve only got pigmentation from using the contraception implant & it didn’t take long to appear.

MolotovMocktail Wed 26-Aug-20 15:21:54

I’ve been on the same formulation for the same length of time as you OP...also minimal improvement in my pigmentation unfortunately. I’ll give it another few months but was under the impression you should see improvements by 12 weeks confused

QueenPaws Wed 26-Aug-20 15:37:55

I changed to skin and me as I found it more effective

SunshineChatter Wed 26-Aug-20 18:49:07

I'd love to hear from people who are using it for pigmentation as I'm thinking of starting it to target that in particular.

Lobsterquadrille2 Wed 26-Aug-20 18:52:57

I've used it for three months and have just cancelled my subscription. I can't see any difference.

cheezy Thu 27-Aug-20 01:34:22

It’s hard to tell as progress is so slow. I THINK I saw result when I was using one by Paulas Choice.

Lobsterquadrille2 Thu 10-Sep-20 07:20:43

@QueenPaws thank you for the Skin and Me recommendation! I hadn't heard of it. I signed up that day and my skin has noticeably improved in less than three weeks.

Fluffycloudland77 Thu 10-Sep-20 07:42:02

I’ve got my second tube arriving soon so I’ll use it up & if it doesn’t work I’ll try skin & me.

I can see a definite improvement on my forehead.

QueenPaws Thu 10-Sep-20 09:32:05

@Lobsterquadrille2 yay! I'm glad it worked for you, I really like it

Figroll16 Thu 10-Sep-20 16:26:37

I'm on same prescription as you OP,

I'm on my third tube and my pigmentation has faded by around 70% I reckon.

My skin overall looks much fresher since using-I use around 3 times a week so 1 tube last nearly 2 months so feel it's pretty good value tbh.

bookworm1982 Fri 11-Sep-20 18:36:23

They've just sent me this month's cream and have put me up to 0.1% tretinoin, but they asked me to upload progress photos before doing so. This will be my fourth month of using the products, so I expect to start seeing results soon (not have I haven't seen results already) smile

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