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DifferinAcne Treatment

Differin

Acne Treatment

Item 2509585

Color:1.6 oz

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NEW Differin Gel is different! Differin is the first and only FDA-approved full prescription strength retinoid. This acne treatment is now available without a prescription. Differin Gel is dermatologist developed and tested. Differin treats the redness and inflammation associated with acne and helps prevent pimples, blackheads, and clogged pores before they occur. In order to get the best results, spread a thin layer over your face, once a day, every day.

Benefits:
  • Once daily topical retinoid
  • Oil free, fragrance free
  • Prescribed to over 40 million people globally for more than 20 years
  • In a clinical studies, Differin Gel provided nearly a 60% reduction in acne lesions after 12 weeks which will continue to improve with further use.
Adults and children 12 years of age and older:
  • Use once daily
  • Clean the skin gently and pat dry before applying the product
  • Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer. For example, if your acne is on the face, apply the product to the entire face.
  • Do not use more than one time a day.
Precautions: Applying more than directed will not provide faster or better results, but may worsen skin irritation. Children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor. If pregnant or breast feeding, ask a doctor before use. Do not use Differin Gel if you are allergic to adapalene or any of the ingredients in the product.
Active ingredient: Adapalene 0.1% (retinoid) Inactive ingredients: carbomer 940, edetate disodium, methylparaben, poloxamer 182, propylene glycol, purified water and sodium hydroxide. May contain hydrochloric acid to adjust pH.

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DifferinAcne Treatment
 
3.9

(based on 36 reviews)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (21)
  • Effective (20)
  • Minimizes pores (7)
  • Soothing (4)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (14)
  • Irritates skin (11)
  • Doesn't work (5)

Best Uses

  • Adult acne (18)
  • Moderate acne (15)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (9)
  • Inflammatory acne (9)
  • Teen acne (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (15), Budget shopper (7)

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1.0

Awful

By Denise

from New Jersey

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Ineffective
    • Irritates Skin

    Best Uses

      Comments about Differin Acne Treatment:

      Gave this a try for 3 month. I read so many reviews saying to hold in there and it will get better. It did not get better! I would wake up every morning with 5-10 new pustules. By the end of the day i would have several more. The product seemed to be causing my skin to generate even more oil then usual. My acne went from a moderate amount of white heads and cystic to severely deep pustules that seem to have levels of clogged oil. Yeah it was awful! I finally gave up on this product and the breakouts slowed down and went back to their original status. Several months later and i am still dealing with the redness/irritation and scars. I wish i had never tried this product.

       
      5.0

      Give it time!!

      By S

      from Texas

      Comments about Differin Acne Treatment:

      I've been using this product for 3 months now and it has helped tremendously. Yes, I admit that for at least the first month my skin did get worse in the sense that I had break outs on my cheeks where I never used to break out and it caused my skin to become very very dry. However, with continued use my skin has regained its moisture and I go weeks without getting a single breakout, and the few breakouts I do get are minor and mostly hormonal. I recommend moisturizing your face several times a day, especially in the first few weeks of using this product. I also found that incorporating facial oils into my routine helped give my face that extra boost of moisture it needed. Overall, if used properly, I recommend it.

       
      3.0

      No Difference

      By Anonymous

      from San Francisco, CA

      Comments about Differin Acne Treatment:

      Decided to try this Differin Gel after seeing some beauty gurus and a few beauty magazines rave about it. Used this for a good six months, hoping this would help with my hormonal acne and was so disappointed every time I used it. I applied it as directed, but never saw any difference the day after. The only difference there was was that my skin was always dried out after using this product. Tea tree oil works a lot better than this.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      DOES NOTHING USE TEA TREE

      By Chels

      from Texas

      Comments about Differin Acne Treatment:

      Does literally nothing, I recommend 100% tea tree oil on top of acne because it actually shrinks it and won't burn you like this product.

       
      5.0

      Gets worse before it gets better

      By Nikki

      from New Jersey

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Inflammatory Acne

        Comments about Differin Acne Treatment:

        Excellent product. I've been using this for years. Love that I don't need a prescription! This is one of those creams that it gets worse before it gets better. Its only for cystic, inflamed acne. Not only does the cream get rid of acne, it starts to fade marks!!

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Used this product for many years

        By Jenna

        from Dallas, TX

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Moderate Acne
          • Teen Acne

          Comments about Differin Acne Treatment:

          I used this product for almost 4 years now as it was prescribed to me by my doctor. Don't like how it is now over counter simply because it is a lot more expensive and not covered by insurance. I have very sensitive combo skin it can be dry and break out. This product does not irritate my skin, HOWEVER YOU NEED TO USE THIS PRODUCT CORRECTLY. For some people you can't use this daily it will be too much for your skin and irritate it however if you use it one or twice a week it works great. This topical however was not a miracle product for me it did not solve all of my acne. I think it is better to use as a preventative so you don't get acne instead of using it as a topical to treat acne.

           
          1.0

          chemical burns!!!

          By Monica

          from Kentucky

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Dries Out Skin
            • Irritates Skin

            Best Uses

              Comments about Differin Acne Treatment:

              I wanted to love this product so bad but it has irritated and burned my skin so badly! My skin is sensitive to the touch after using this product and has painful splotchy red patches all over!

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              A new staple

              By Morgan

              from Kennesaw, GA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

              • Dries Out Skin

              Best Uses

              • Adult Acne
              • Moderate Acne
              • Teen Acne

              Comments about Differin Acne Treatment:

              I have struggled with acne since I was around 13, and I'm 21 now. I've been to dermatologists and been prescribed oral and topical acne medications, but nothing has worked as well for me as this product. It has only been about a week since I purchased this, and my skin is completely free of new breakouts (I also recently switched to a free and clear detergent and quit using dryer sheets for my bed sheets and towels). This gel is a little drying, but not nearly as drying as other retinoid products I have used. I highly recommend this product to anyone struggling with breakouts!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              works well

              By ca

              from baton rouge

              Comments about Differin Acne Treatment:

              I got this for my son and it is amazing. just make sure u use a moisturizer because it does dry it out

               
              5.0

              AMAZING

              By dgfdgf

              from Raleigh, nc

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Inflammatory Acne
                • Moderate Acne
                • Severe Acne
                • Teen Acne

                Comments about Differin Acne Treatment:

                Worked so well and saw results in just two days

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