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DrFormulas Retinol Cream for Acne

DrFormulas Retinol Cream for Acne
DrFormulas Retinol Cream for Acne
DrFormulas Retinol Cream for Acne
DrFormulas Retinol Cream for Acne
DrFormulas Retinol Cream for Acne
DrFormulas Retinol Cream for Acne
DrFormulas Retinol Cream for Acne
DrFormulas Retinol Cream for Acne

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  • ACNE TREATMENT: DrFormulas Dermatrope is a unique acne treatment that contains active ingredient retinol to fight hormonal and cystic acne along with whiteheads, blackheads & prevent proactiv future breakouts.
  • INFLAMMATORY PIMPLES: Dermatrope works by promoting skin cell turnover and effectively targets two primary causes of acne - clogged pores and inflammation.
  • OIL PRODUCTION: Dermatrope is a night time gel designed to help control oil production and promote clear skin while you sleep. Dermatrope can be used along a light moisturizer.
  • ACNE SCARS: By promoting skin turnover, Dermatrope help decrease the appearance of acne scars.
  • The American Academy of Dermatology recommends topical retinoids as a first-line therapy for all acne cases

Healthy skin for acne, anti aging, fine wrinkles, dull skin

Active Ingredients

0.5% Retinol, 0.5% Salicyclic Acid


Each Dermatrope pump once a day at night time (30 day supply) after face cleansing & before moisturizer. 1. CLEANSE: Wash your face with a gentle, non-drying cleanser. 2. TREAT: Simply spread a thin layer of Dermatrope Gel to your whole face once a day at night time. This is NOT a spot treatment 3. MOISTURIZE: To help maintain healthy skin, use a moisturizer after each application.

Retinol Cream for Acne Scars

DrFormulas Best Treatment for Acne Dermatrope Retinol Cream


Acne is pervasive and difficult to manage, but DrFormulas® Dermatrope™ retinol cream for acne features a unique blend of active ingredients to promote clear, blemish-free skin. Formulated for all skin types, our retinol cream may help you control whiteheads, blackheads, and cysts while potentially promoting smooth, dewy skin.


The Ingredients in DrFormulas™ Dermatrope® Retinol Cream for Acne


The main active ingredient in our acne treatment, retinol belongs to a class of compounds known as retinoids, which are chemical derivatives of vitamin A. Studies show that topical retinol (and retinoids in general) work primarily by increasing skin cell turnover, which allows for the shed of dead skin cells and the increased growth of new skin cells. This helps to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, reduce clogged pores, and support smooth, even skin. The increased cell turnover may also mean you can use retinol cream for acne scars and blemishes.1

Retinol is becoming a mainstay for acne therapy. Evidence suggests several mechanisms of action that help to reduce acne blemishes. Along with its ability to speed up cell turnover, retinol has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties while resolving precursor microcomedone lesions.2

Salicylic Acid

Initially extracted from white willow bark, salicylic acid acts as an effective peeling agent due to its ability to disrupt cellular junctions and unclog pores. Studies also show that salicylic acid may possess natural anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antimicrobial properties. This suggests that salicylic acid may reduce the bacteria responsible for acne lesions, P. acnes.3

Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic acid helps to attract and seal in moisture to prevent potential dryness and irritation on your face. Keeping your face moisturized and hydrated also presents a healthier look and feel. Maintaining your skin’s moisture makes it look softer and plumper and helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Along with its effects on skin hydration, hyaluronic acid possesses anti-inflammatory and wound healing properties, which may help you manage existing acne scars.4


Niacinamide is one of the two major forms of niacin (vitamin B3). Studies show that niacinamide plays a major role in the coenzymes involved in hydrogen transfer. Topical application of niacinamide stabilizes skin barrier function, which translates to improved moisture content and reduced water loss. The vitamin may also speed up skin cell turnover, smooth out wrinkles, and improve surface skin structure. Niacinamide may also help pigmentation issues, including dark spots or red skin.5

Rosehip Oil

Rosehip oil comes from the seeds and fruits of rose plants. While it is commonly used as a carrier oil for essential oils and other treatments that may be too harsh for the skin, rosehip oil may offer benefits of its own. Rosehip oil may have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which may come as a result of its high levels of unsaturated fatty acids and phenolic acids.6 Rosehip oil may also contribute to hydration and skin cell turnover to provide a softer, brighter complexion, and studies found that rosehip oil may reduce wrinkles by improving skin elasticity.7

Is Retinol Cream Good for Acne?

DrFormulas® Dermatrope™ cream features a blend of natural ingredients that have been clinically tested for safety and effectiveness. Our retinol cream for acne works through several mechanisms to reduce acne and support a healthy complexion.

Acne Treatment

The active ingredients in Dermatrope™ work together to combat several contributors to acne, including bacteria and clogged pores. The formulation can help to reduce whiteheads, blackheads, and cysts, and to potentially prevent future breakouts.

Sebum Control

Dermatrope™ is designed to control your oil production in your sebaceous glands. This helps to prevent clogged pores and irritation that result in the formation of acne lesions, while also keeping your skin balanced to prevent an overly oily or dry complexion.


Inflammation causes pain, redness, and swelling, all of which makes acne uncomfortable and contributes to the formation of cysts and lesions. The ingredients in our retinol cream for acne may help to soothe inflammation, allowing your skin to glow and thrive.

Scars and Blemishes

The formula features ingredients that promote skin cell turnover and encourage new skin cells to form. This can help to heal or decrease the appearance of existing acne scars to provide smooth, soft, blemish-free skin.

How to Use DrFormulas® Dermatrope™ Retinol Cream

1. Cleanse

Clean your face using a gentle cleanser that is free of fragrances and other potential chemical irritants. Cleansing removes dirt, sweat, debris, and excess oil to prepare your skin for treatment.

2. Treat

Once your skin has fully dried, apply a thin layer of Dermatrope™ to your entire face. This should be done once per day, preferably at nighttime as the ingredients may make your skin more sensitive to UV radiation. Even with the best retinol cream for acne, make sure you apply sunscreen during the day. This will prevent sun damage, which contributes to signs of aging and other skin issues.

3. Moisturize

After applying Dermatrope™, use a gentle, fragrance-free, non-oily face moisturizer. This helps to maintain your skin’s hydration and can keep your natural oil production under control.

DrFormulas® Dermatrope™ retinol cream is the solution you need for clear, beautiful skin. Consider combining it with our face wash for acne to pamper your skin and encourage a healthy, glowing complexion.





Customer Reviews

Based on 17 reviews
Older women problems

I have suffered for over 20 years with cysts on my chin once a month that would take weeks to heal. Very painful and very embarrassing since I'm in my late 40's now. Since using the retinal along with vitamins I'm finally free. I can't tell you how happy I am how I'm feeling normal now. Thank you I'll be a lifetime member.

Tiny Bumps on forehead

I love this retinol gel because i have been using it for about 4 months for tiny pimples on my forehead now and see a drastic change. A little goes a long way and it is very inexpensive. Now i feel comfortable without wearing makeup. FAVORITE PRODUCT. :)


I have been suffering from hormonal acne for a long time due to my hormonal imbalance and zits pop up all the time. I started using this a week ago and results are noticeable. The big zits easily flattens and my chin (w/c usually where the pimples are) starts to clear out. Hopefully with continued use this cream will also help clear out old scars.

Cleared a lot of the scarring on my face

Bought it hoping it would clear some scarring on my face, and it did just that and beyond. Strong but with a moisturizer it’s perfect.

Amazing product!!

Have tried many different products for my 15 year old daughter’s skin which all worked for the first few days and then stopped. Within a few days of
using this product with the gel we could see a huge difference in her skin and now after 2 weeks her skin has cleared up 99% along with the old marks left by previous spots...
Will be placing another order very soon..
This product is amazing on my daughter’s skin!!!