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I've used Retin A 0.1 % on my entire body for a while about 6 months just to improve the skin and remove sun damage. I put in on once a week onto my stomach, legs, arms, back, arms, neck. It is a miracle product. Have baby soft, creamy smooth skin all over my body when I put it on. Now that I've improved my skin I only use it on my face, arms, neck and shoulders, and will switch to 0.05%.

I'd continue putting it all over my body if I wasn't so worried about Vitamin A toxicity. Since I do frequent liver cleansing, and internal body cleansing, good diet, whole food supplements, then I know the liver can clear the toxicity from using Retin A for 6 months.

You can also use Retinol 0.1% on the body instead of Retin A if worried about toxicity.

This is a good Retinol for the body:
http://www.iherb.com/Life-Flo-Health-Retinol-A-1-Advanced-Revitalization-Cream-1-7-oz-50-ml/29793#p=1&oos=1&disc=0&lc=en-US&w=retinol&rc=150&sr=null&ic=2
 

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If you do a little research you can find that Retin A topically is safe:

no systemic adverse effects have been reported for topical tretinoin application (reviewed in reference[SUP][16][/SUP]).
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/733085_5


There is very little systemic absorption of tretinoin even with regular use. The side effects are local, on the skin and those mostly include irritation and increased sun sensitivity.
The symptoms and signs of excessive vitamin A (hypervitaminosis A) described in the first part of the article is due to the oral consumption of tretinoin, not topical appilcations.
http://www.realself.com/question/views-retin-toxicity

List of side effects:
Hepatic side effects including reversible, clinically insignificant changes in liver function tests have been reported following both oral and topical administration of tretinoin.
Nervous system side effects including a case of neurotoxicity in a patient with liver disease have been reported
http://www.drugs.com/sfx/retin-a-side-effects.html


 

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What about Glytone body lotion w/17% Glycolic Acid? http://www.amazon.com/Glytone-Body-Lotion-8-4-Ounce-Package/dp/B002D48QRK/ref=pd_sim_bt_2?ie=UTF8&refRID=1RBBBZYTX6RMMVKPGA9K I'm thinking about buying that from Amazon.
 

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What about Glytone body lotion w/17% Glycolic Acid? http://www.amazon.com/Glytone-Body-Lotion-8-4-Ounce-Package/dp/B002D48QRK/ref=pd_sim_bt_2?ie=UTF8&refRID=1RBBBZYTX6RMMVKPGA9K I'm thinking about buying that from Amazon.
And your expecting Twisted Sista?? Again, I don't think there is anything to worry about. GA isn't seeping into your bloodstream. If you are drinking it then yes by all means stop. But applying as a lotion I don't think there is any harm. Ask your Dr to ease your mind, but I honestly believe they will tell you no worries.
 

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I've used Retin A 0.1 % on my entire body for a while about 6 months just to improve the skin and remove sun damage. I put in on once a week onto my stomach, legs, arms, back, arms, neck. It is a miracle product. Have baby soft, creamy smooth skin all over my body when I put it on. Now that I've improved my skin I only use it on my face, arms, neck and shoulders, and will switch to 0.05%.

I'd continue putting it all over my body if I wasn't so worried about Vitamin A toxicity. Since I do frequent liver cleansing, and internal body cleansing, good diet, whole food supplements, then I know the liver can clear the toxicity from using Retin A for 6 months.

You can also use Retinol 0.1% on the body instead of Retin A if worried about toxicity.

This is a good Retinol for the body:
http://www.iherb.com/Life-Flo-Health-Retinol-A-1-Advanced-Revitalization-Cream-1-7-oz-50-ml/29793#p=1&oos=1&disc=0&lc=en-US&w=retinol&rc=150&sr=null&ic=2
If you do a little research you can find that Retin A topically is safe: ... no systemic adverse effects have been reported for topical tretinoin application

There is very little systemic absorption of tretinoin even with regular use. The side effects are local, on the skin and those mostly include irritation and increased sun sensitivity ... The symptoms and signs of excessive vitamin A (hypervitaminosis A) described in the first part of the article is due to the oral consumption of tretinoin, not topical appilcations...
:reddance::yay::yay::yess::yess::yess: I am sooo glad I stumbled on this...Ive been contemplating using RA on my entire body to reap of its amazing effects :heart::heart:eek:n my entire body... but I didnt know if I should or not; Or how to go about it. Guess now my 'green light' has flashed on with an explosive bang!!

Thank you so much @GorgeousBlonde for sharing :kisskiss: You've made my day Gorgeous!!!
 
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