A-Ret® Skin Gel

Tretinoin 0.025% / 0.05% / 0.1% USP

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From USD $25.00 (EUR €21.25)


✓ Three strengths with non-oily water base

✓ Potent chemical exfoliator peel

✓ Acne, wrinkle and spot fighter

✓ Reputable manufacturer Menarini

Generally A-Ret retinoic acid/tretinoin 1 gel used to treat acne, but also flawlessly and super-effectively used as an anti-wrinkle solution for skincare to reduce and remove the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, age and sun spots, uneven skin tone, the roughness of facial skin.

Retin A Gel 0.1 / 0.05 / 0.025 is also helpful/capable of treatment of various skin hyperpigmentation issues such as melasma, freckles, darker and lighter spots on the photodamaged skin, or with other topical solutions to treat alopecia and other kinds of hair loss.

A-Ret Tretinoin Gel 0.1 / 0.05 / 0.025 is non-oily, faster absorbs and penetrates deep into the skin then creamy/emollient analogs due to its watery base.

Size: 20g / 0.7oz
Brand name: Retin-A Gel, Atralin, Renova, Avita
Title Range Discount
Items: 2 - 4 5%
Items: 5 - 8 10%
Items: 9 + 15%


What is A-Ret® Tretinoin gel 0.1 Retin A Gel USP?

A-Ret® Tretinoin gel 0.1 USP is a Vitamin A metabolite plain water-based retinoic acid gel. The gel belongs to a retinoid family. It helps the skin renew itself, prevents the spread and formation of pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads. A-Ret Retinol A USP gel treats acne and wrinkles by peeling off dead skin cells, smoothing rough facial skin, and reducing mottled skin discoloration. A-Ret® gel manufactured by reputable Menarini. Tretinoin gel 0.1 Menarini has three concentrations: weakest strength – 0.025%; middle strength – 0.05%; max strength – 0.1%.

A-Ret (Retin-A) skin gel is a retinoid used for acne and pre-acne skin lesions such as clogged pores and blackheads. Moreover, retinoids’ newly discovered positive impact on aging skin includes fending off wrinkles and fine lines. Retinols are vitamin A derivatives that have a versatile effect on the skin. In addition to their acne therapeutic properties, retinol reduce aging spots and imperfections related to skin exposure.

Tretinoin gel comes in a wide range of concentrations. Higher concentrations are associated with more efficiency but also increased irritation. The milestone for a successful retinol treatment is a prolonged and sustained application.

Consistent use of retinoids changes the skin texture. It enhances the skin tone, clearing hyperpigmentations such as dark spots and photodamaged areas. Additionally, it reverses wrinkles, fine lines and lifts the face skin.

What is tretinoin?

Tretinoin belongs to the retinoids class of medication. This class is a family of vitamin A derivatives.

Retinoids are valuable in the treatment of acne. Hence, it is the first-line treatment for mild or severe acne. Retinoids have extensive global use in skincare products, Approved by the FDA as a safe and efficient treatment for acne. That is the most pressing dermatological issue. The FDA also approved tretinoin as an adjuvant treatment for hyperpigmentation, fine skin lines, and dry or rough skin.

Tretinoin is an active form of Vitamin A that has an easier penetration through skin layers. It binds to skin receptors to make them work at a healthier capacity which translates to balanced pigment production, enhanced collagen synthesis, and rapid skin cell turnover. The result is fewer dark spots, tighter pores, and smoother skin.

The way tretinoin provides its therapeutic effect is by changing the skin cells’ cycle rate. In a normal functioning skin, the deep layers contain new and living cells. The proliferation of deep cells pushes the older cells to the surface, which become flat and dead in the process. Superficial skin layers contain a build-up of tightly connected dead cells.

Tretinoin use results in rapid cell cycles and increased skin layers turnover. Consequently, the dead cells’ detachment and shedding become easier. Dead cells do not build up in skin pores which results in diminished clogged pores. Additionally, tretinoin reduces inflammatory mediators, which translates to increased collagen production.

A-Ret Tretinoin for Acne for Wrinkles and Fine lines

Acne is the most common dermatological complaint. It usually occurs in oily skin that is prone to hormonal variations. The initial acne lesions are comedones. A clogged pore that either manifests as blackheads or (raised skin) papules.

When dead skin cells build up in the pore passage, it creates a suitable environment for bacterial growth and inflammation. A-Ret gel causes the skin cells to have a rapid cell cycle. This increased skin layers turnover encourages dead cell detachment and shedding, resulting in the expulsion of clogged pores contents and ceasing of acne development.

Sufficient collagen amounts are vital for youthful-looking skin. Collagen type one and three is the main extracellular matrix that confers to skin its elasticity and tone. Studies showed that tretinoin enhances the skin capacity to produce collagen, the exact mechanism is yet unknown, but evidence suggests that it reduces skin inflammation.

How does Tretinoin Gel USP 0.1 / 0.05 / 0.025 work

Tretinoin gel 0.1 has an active ingredient called all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) in different strengths 0.025, 0.05, and 0.1. Retinoic acid (ATRA) is a Vitamin A derivative that modifies the behavior of skin cells and other intracellular receptors. In essence, Retinol A gel prevents the formation and reappearance of pimples and blackheads by blocking the skin’s hardening processes. A-Ret® tretinoin gel also facilitates the shedding of old and hardened skin cells to better promote new skin growth. Retin A gel is both a cleanser and a moisturizer that contributes to softer and smoother skin.

Retin A gel is strong cosmeceutical skincare keratolytic gel that causes the outer layer of the skin to loosen, shed, peel and slough off very well, revealing a new fresher, and lighter baby soft skin underneath. Tretinoin gel is also widely used to soften keratin, a major component of the skin. This serves to improve the skin’s moisture-binding capacity and elasticity, which is beneficial in the treatment of dry skin and for anti-aging purposes. Retin A gel peels skin without much burning/stinging and irritation found in other concentrated AHA’s acids like strong glycolic, lactic or azelaic. A-Ret tretinoin gel is widely used to treat acne, wrinkles, scars, and large pores.

Retinoic acid is also used for skin lightening purposes in couple with hydroquinone to triple the effect. A-Ret® Retin A gel 0.1 / 0.05 / 0.025 is a plane and pure tretinoin gel gently exfoliates the skin, stimulates collagen production and skin turnover, diminishes hyperpigmentation, age spots, wrinkles, and blemishes. It greatly improves facial skin’s quality and gives it a beautiful smooth glowing radiant airbrushed look when used continuously. A-Ret gel can also be used for dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis.

Any Retin A gel must be used with a total sunlight avoidance program. Tretinoin is one of an acid family called retinoids, a powerful exfoliant, and is effective in preventing acne and breakouts. You can always buy tretinoin gel 0 1 online in okdermo skincare for the cheapest price and best quality guaranteed. Brand names of A-Ret gel are famous Retin-A, Renova UK, Avita, Refissa, Atralin.

Tretinoin 1 gel is an active Vitamin A metabolite that affects the way skin cells behave and adapt. Tretinoin gel 0.1 percent is a perfect product for a professional cosmeceutical skincare routine. It reduces certain symptoms of acne, wrinkles, and age spots caused by aging or sun damage. Tretinoin 0.1 percent prevents different skin disorders by blocking the hardening processes of the outer layer of the skin. It sheds old skin cells to better promote the formation and growth of new ones (exfoliates the skin), speeds up dermal skin layer cells turnover, clears up blackheads, pimples, and other acne symptoms that could be so hard to get rid of under usual circumstances. The Tretinoin wrinkles treatment method is the most effective way to rejuvenate the skin.

A-Ret® Retin A benefits for facial wrinkles treatment

  • Eliminates facial wrinkles, reduced signs of skin aging, collagen production boost, restoration of skin;
  • Reduction and preventing fine lines and wrinkles, improved skin natural elasticity, texture whitish tone, younger-looking, glossy, firm, toned, and tightened skin;
  • Increase in radiance and luminosity of the facial skin, elimination of dry, rough, scaly skin when used with moisturizers and vitamin serums as a skincare routine;
  • A gradual effective decrease in skin hyperpigmentation such as sunspots, photo-damage, age discoloration spots, and other related spots;
  • Acne scars removal, regeneration of damaged skin surface, enlarged pores tightening, oily skin normalization;
  • Stretch marks reduction in combination with Vitamin C serums and medical-grade moisturizers;
  • The effective solution against melasma, chloasma, hyperpigmentation, and freckles;
  • Perfect, fast, and extremely effective skin lightening results when used in combination with hydroquinone.
  • Good for sensitive, tired and mature skin, in bumpy, rough, uneven skin tone conditions.

A-Ret® Retin A tretinoin gel for acne treatment

  • Treatment for acne-prone skin, acne scars, Fordyce spots, deeper lumps (cysts and cystic acne);
  • Blackheads and whiteheads self-removal, any type of pimples/comedones treatment, pores unblocking;
  • A great solution for seborrhea/seborrhea and seborrheic dermatitis, pearly penile papules, acne conglobata;
  • Pyoderma faciale, any kind of problematic skin, staphylococcus aureus (golden staph);
  • Demodex treatment – a genus of tiny parasitic mites that live in or near hair follicles, face smell;
  • Carbuncles, impetigo, sore, sebaceous, pilonidal sinus, keloid scars, shingles, nodules;
  • Milia, old stretch marks, skin scars, different skin imperfections, skin spots, and marks;
  • Keratosis pilaris, keloid scars, actinic keratosis, seborrheic keratosis, large pores tightening.

How to use Tretinoin Gel 0.1 / Retin-A gel 0.1 / Retinol gel as a wrinkle treatment

  • Always consult with your dermatologist prior to starting to use any topical retinoids, and tretinoin wrinkles treatment;
  • Wash the area with warm soapy water or a soap-free cleanser and rinse with water;
  • Remove all cosmetics before applying the gel. Gently dry the area. Wait 15 minutes to make sure that the skin surface is completely dry;
  • Squeeze a small amount (quarter inch or less) of the Retin-a gel onto your fingertip. This should be enough to cover the affected area
  • Apply gel or cream to the affected area once a day, preferably in the evening or just before bedtime.

When not use A-Ret® Tretinoin gel 0.1

  • Either pregnant or may become pregnant during use;
  • Allergic to any of its ingredients or suffering from eczema (tretinoin may cause severe irritation);
  • Suffering from rosacea or perioral dermatitis skin conditions or using any skin peeling cream or other substance that contains resorcinol, salicylic acid or sulfur are, or have been, exposed to sunlight for a longer period of time;
  • Do not use it more than once a day. Using more frequently does not improve results and may lead to adverse reactions.

Retin A gel 0.1 | Tretinoin 1 gel side effects

The most common side effects of A-Ret Tretinoin 1 gel are skin burning and itching. It may cause skin dryness, redness, swelling, and blistering. If you develop these symptoms, you may have to contact your dermatologist and reduce the dose or stop using the gel.

Related resources/references:

  1. Retin-A cream User Guide
  2. Retin-A vs Retin-A Micro®
  3. Tretinoin cream for wrinkles
  4. Retin-A tretinoin: Cream vs Gel
  5. The difference between Retin-A and Tretinoin
  6. How to minimize irritation/redness with Retin-A
  7. Everything you need to know about Retinol & Retinoids
  8. User reviews for Retin-A
  9. Retin-A (Topical)
  10. Retin-A (Gel)
  11. Tretinoin (Topical)
  12. Acne treatment with tretinoin
  13. Retin-A side effects

Additional Information


  • Tretinoin USP 0.1/0.05/0.025
  • Preservative Methylparaben IP 0.2
  • Preservative Propylparaben IP 0.05
  • Gel base q.s.

Exposure to sunlight and UV light must be avoided. If unavoidable, use strong sunscreen lotion.