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Dermatica - any success stories?
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bookworm1982 · 25/08/2020 22:05

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 · 26/08/2020 00:40

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

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Fluffycloudland77 · 26/08/2020 08:04

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

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bookworm1982 · 26/08/2020 08:22

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 · 26/08/2020 08:32

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

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pearlypidge · 26/08/2020 08:49

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.

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bookworm1982 · 26/08/2020 14:02

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 · 26/08/2020 14:05

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

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MolotovMocktail · 26/08/2020 15:21

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

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QueenPaws · 26/08/2020 15:37

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

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SunshineChatter · 26/08/2020 18:49

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.

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Lobsterquadrille2 · 26/08/2020 18:52

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

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cheezy · 27/08/2020 01:34

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

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Lobsterquadrille2 · 10/09/2020 07:20

@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.

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Fluffycloudland77 · 10/09/2020 07:42

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.

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QueenPaws · 10/09/2020 09:32

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

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Figroll16 · 10/09/2020 16:26

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.

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bookworm1982 · 11/09/2020 18:36

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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