Renova Information

Reduce the effects of aging with RenovaThe generic name for Renova is Tretinoin.

Renova is a prescription cream that is proven to reduce the effects of aging and chronic sun exposure, when used in conjunction with a total skin care and sun protection program, which includes the use of sunscreen (minimum of SPF 15) and wearing protective clothing when out in the sun. Renova does not eliminate wrinkles, restore younger skin, repair sun damaged skin or reverse photo aging.

Renova contains the active ingredient of Tretinoin, a vitamin A derivative, which is suggested to work by the topical Tretinoin increasing collagen productivity to improve the skin’s internal structure, making your skin appear younger and more vibrant. Renova has been clinically proven to improve your skin texture, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, fade brown spots and reduce the effects of chronic sun exposure. Renova is intended only to be used on the Face.

Available in: 40 gram tube in two strengths – 0.02% tretinoin concentration in a light, water based cream and 0.05% tretinoin concentration in a rich, oil based cream.

To use Renova, you need to first gently cleanse your face thoroughly with a cleanser or soap then pat dry. You need to wait 20 to 30 minutes before you apply Renova. This is to ensure your skin is dry. If skin is wet, moist or damp when you apply Renova, it absorbs quickly which may cause irritation. Once your face is fully dry, dab Renova to your forehead, chin and cheeks then spread over your face until it has disappeared. Use once daily, at night.

Side effects may occur while you are using Renova. Side effects may include:

  • Redness
  • Itching
  • Peeling
  • Warm sensation
  • Stinging
  • Dry skin
  • Burning

Renova is not recommended for people who are taking photosensitizer drugs, pregnant women, women attempting to become pregnant, just to name a few. Speak to your doctor before using Renova and for further information.