A good alternative to expensive Renova, tretinoin etc. Answer:

I have lost my job and simply cannot afford the REnova or the generic and am very down about it, its so so expensive now, can you suggest anything to use now I am 62 years old have wrinkles but managing them, however I believe its genetic too and my dad was horribly wrinkled in his late 60\'s its the drying that is so awful at times, I use vitamin e ointment andit seems to help with that but the Renova seem to help manage the lines. Can you recommend what I should be using at this point. I eat everything for the skin, I cant imagine what I\' dlook like if I didn\'t. Although stress and worry over these wrinkles I am sure contributes. Any help is appreciated. Thank you.

My heart goes out to you.   Take extra great care of yourself during this time of stress.  Think of the advice you would give your closest friend in a similar situation and then do those things yourself ………..for you.    Sometimes it helps to keep a journal of the positive things you can do each day …….even if they seem small…..like taking a walk, putting in an application, using your retinoid……:)

Here’s the link to the strongest retinol –  much more affordable.  

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