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Differin Acne Retinoid Treatment Gel Adapalene 0.1% - 45g/1.6oz

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$23.99 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • TARGETS ACNE: Features 0.1% adapalene that helps clear breakouts where they start (works deep into pores in 5 minutes) and helps prevents new acne from forming
  • RX-STRENGTH RETINOID: Differin Gel normalizes skin cell turnover to effectively target two primary causes of acne (clogged pores and inflammation) without a prescription
  • WORKS CONTINUOUSLY: When used as directed, you could start to see results in as little as 1 week
  • RESTORES TONE AND TEXTURE: Helps restore skin’s natural tone and texture as a result of reduced acne
  • HOW TO USE: Use once daily after cleansing. Do not rinse off. If going outside, use a sunscreen, SPF 30 or higher. At night, help decrease dryness and other signs of irritation with a non-SPF moisturizer such as Differin Restorative Night Moisturizer
  • TRAVEL SIZE TOILETRIES: This product is under 3.4 fl oz, making it easy to take with you on your next vacation or trip

Description

Differin Gel Acne Treatment contains adapalene, an Rx-strength acne-fighting retinoid that helps clear breakouts where they start (works deep into pores in 5 minutes), helps prevents new acne from forming, and as a result, can restore skin’s overall tone and texture. Adapalene is the first over-the-counter active ingredient for acne in more than 30 years. It clears acne with the power of an Rx without the prescription, prevents breakouts, blackheads, whiteheads, blemishes and clogged pores, and can be used to effectively treat acne, or maskne, caused by wearing face masks or facial coverings. When used as directed, you could start to see results in as little as 1 week, and when used every single day, Differin Gel can help reduce up to 87% of acne in just 12 weeks (Cunliffe et al 1998, Galderma Laboratories).
Scent: Unscented
Trial/Mini/Travel Size: Yes
Health Facts: Contains Retinoids
Product Form: Gel
Package Quantity: 1
Beauty Purpose: Acne-Prone
Recommended Skin Type: Combination, Normal, Acne-Prone
Net weight: 1.6 Ounces
Features: Dermatologist Tested, Dermatologist Recommended
TCIN: 76545052
UPC: 302994910403
Item Number (DPCI): 037-12-2791
Origin: Assem USA w/foreign/dom. parts
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Active ingredients

adapalene (retinoid)(0.1%).

Purpose

Acne treatment..

When using this product

When using this product : limit sun exposure, including light from tanning beds, and use sunscreen when going outdoors,do not wax to remove hair in areas where the product has been applied,during the early weeks of use, your acne may appear to worsen before it improves (this is normal); continue using as directed, unless you get irritation that becomes severe,irritation (redness, itching, dryness, burning) is more likely to occur: in the first few weeks of use; if using more than one topical acne medication at a time; but irritation usually lessens with continued use of this product,it may take up to 3 months once daily use to see results,avoid product contact with eyes, lips, and mouth. If contact occurs, immediately flush the area with water,wash hands after use.

Stop use and ask a doctor if

Stop use and ask a doctor if : you become pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant, while using the product,you have symptoms of an allergic reaction (such as itching, rash, hives, swelling of the lips, eyelids, and shortness of breath),irritation becomes severe,you see no improvement after 3 months of once daily use.

Adult 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. 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.

Other information

Store at room temperature 68 degrees - 77 degrees F. Protect from freezing.

Inactive ingredients

carbomer 940, edetate disodium, methylparaben, poloxamer 182, propylene glycol, purified water and sodium hydroxide. may contain hydrochloric acid to adjust ph.

Question or comments?

866-735-4137.

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 1.93 inches length x 2.95 inches width x 7.19 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.22 pounds

Return details

This item can be returned to any Target store or Target.com.
This item must be returned within 90 days of the date it was purchased in store, shipped, delivered by a Shipt shopper, or made ready for pickup.
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Q: what is the difference between this one and the gel that comes in a tube ?

submitted by nancy - 6 months ago
  • A: Hi there! The only difference is the packaging - our product formula remains the same. Hope this helps.

    submitted byGalderma Team Member - 5 months ago
    Brand expert
  • A: Differin Gel is available in a tube or easy to use pump, and the formula is the same. Apply once daily all over the face to clear and prevent acne.

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 5 months ago
    Brand expert

Q: How long should this product last?

submitted by Kailen S - 3 years ago
  • A: Hi Kailen S! This product can last anywhere from 4-8 weeks depending on how much you are using daily. Remember, a little bit goes a long way :) Hope this helps!

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 3 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is the pump an airless one?

submitted by liba - 4 years ago
  • A: Hi liba! This is an airless pump. I hope this helps!

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 4 years ago
    Brand expert
4.6 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
89% would recommend
19 recommendations
value: 4.38 out of 5
effectiveness: 4.63 out of 5
quality: 4.31 out of 5

BUY THIS IF U STRUGGLE WITH ACNE

5 out of 5 stars
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Jack - 4 days ago, Verified purchaser
This is one of the best products i have ever ever used for my skin. I will have pimples starting to come in i will put this on and i will wake up with it gone. 100% RECOMEND!!
value: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
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It works but dries your skin

4 out of 5 stars
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Jul - 23 days ago
I use this only if I have on severe acne but be cautious as it can dry out your skin, so make sure to hydrate your skin with lotion.
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
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Great if adapalene works for you!

5 out of 5 stars
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cali_2021 - 6 months ago
Adapalene gel either works for your skin or it doesn't. It works really well at keeping my acne at bay and I've been using it for years now. I got the pump before there was the larger tube option (or maybe there was always a larger tube size and it was just never in stores). But the 1.6 oz pump container lasts a long time, though I'd recommend using less than one full pump on your face. One pump is a lot of product. With the tube, I'd use a pea sized amount on my entire face, and the pump puts out maybe 5 peas. Overall a great product if adapalene works for you! It also gets out every last drop of product. I popped the top off when I finished and could barely scrape anything out so good to know nothing is getting wasted.
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Reusable pump!

3 out of 5 stars
Julie - 7 months ago
I wish they would make a reusable pump. The price difference for a pump versus a tube is ridiculous. And the amount is drastically different. The treatment itself is Great. Love the results I’ve seen so far. But the price and non-reusable pump is a deal breaker.
quality: 3 out of 5
effectiveness: 4 out of 5
value: 2 out of 5
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Great OTC retinol

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Kelsey - 8 months ago, Verified purchaser
I don’t use everyday, maybe every other to every few days and I find it to be non-irritating. I do get some sloughing off or peeling, which is evidence to me that it is working!
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Pump

5 out of 5 stars
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JJ - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
Love the pump action on this, it really does help with acne spots as far as decreasing the swelling and redness. Worth it so far
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Love!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
LHam - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
I’ve been using this for awhile and it’s the only thing I’ve had success with for my acne.
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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face care

5 out of 5 stars
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face care - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
great for you face , works welll
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Product is good, but unusable because of bad packaging

1 out of 5 stars
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Alyssa - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
I have been using this product for a while now, and recently decided to try the pump version. The product won't come out of the pump. Now I either have to deal with paying for a product that I can't even use, or go out of my way to try to return it. Don't buy the pump version of this. The tube version is MUCH better!
effectiveness: 4 out of 5
quality: 2 out of 5
value: 2 out of 5
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Great design

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
BostieBuddy - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Works great and I live the pump rather than a tube.
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Conistency is key

5 out of 5 stars
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Beto - 2 years ago
I've been using this product for more than 2 years. This product has greatly helped with my acne, however once you start applying it daily, you must continue the applications process consistently. If I go more than 2 days without applying the product, I will start to break out again.
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100% happy customer!

5 out of 5 stars
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CurlyGirl - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Give this product enough time to work and I promise you you will never go back to any other acne treatment!!! My skin has been acne prone my entire life from jr high through my 30’s and i tried every product out there…every cream, cleanser, 3 step systems, ect., and while they did help with breakouts they didn’t prevent them. At 35 I finally tried differen and now 5 years later I am still singing it’s praises! I wish I would have started using it years ago. My skin has never looked or felt this good! Make sure you moisturize to replenish your skin cells. It works better than benzoyl peroxide and it doesn’t bleach out towels, pillows, ect. Also works amazing on chest acne! If nothing else has worked for you trust me…try differen!
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
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Get It & Give It Time

5 out of 5 stars
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Beautifuldee - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
I love that they have it in a pump. I always go for pumps but this truly works. At the beginning of the year i started getting maskne (aka acne from wearing masks) & this cleared about 90% of it. Right photo is before (feb9) & left is after a month (mar12)
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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A must have

5 out of 5 stars
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Ctl - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
This has worked great for me. I use it less in the winter because of dryness but that can be helped by applying it after moisturizer. A little goes a long way and you only need to use it twice or three times a week for maximum results.
quality: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Differen gel

1 out of 5 stars
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snowfox - 2 years ago
I got really bad skin burns/reaction to this product. It left huge red burns on my skin just putting a dab onto my face. I had to put cold compresses on my face for hours until it even faded a little. I was hoping it was the miracle product I was looking for but it was too harsh for my skin. Disappointed for me but happy for everyone else who had great results. I’d recommend you do a test spot on your arm first before you put it on your face.
value: 2 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
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Differin Gel

5 out of 5 stars
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Heidy Q - 2 years ago
I love using this for my acne and correcting imperfections. I use it every other night after washing my face. I use a pea size and place it on the spot that need correcting. I then wait 15min for it to dry and then put on my moisturizer. My skin has improved so much!
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Great for teen breakouts!

5 out of 5 stars
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Lori - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
We bought this for our teen who was struggling with breakouts. It works very well when used consistently. It does take a few weeks to see more dramatic results.
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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You cant go wrong! THE BEST

5 out of 5 stars
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Lauryn - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
This stuff is amazing! For years I just used salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide to treat my acne, but my skin was never totally clear and I’d always have a few spots. Finally I decided to try this, knowing it would take time and my skin would purge. I’d say the purging lasted around three weeks for me but my skin is now consistently staying clear! I will only have a random spot but they go away fast. Take it easy on your skin when it comes to the products you use with this. I recommend the Cerave Hydrating cleanser and a good moisturizer and THATS IT. Leave your skin alone to get used to this. During the purging and a little after my skin was dry, sensitive, and make sure you use sunscreen always! It’s worth the wait and the time though!
value: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Awesome

5 out of 5 stars
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Zach j clear face - 3 years ago
This product works awesome I love it works great on my face and my face is so clear now!
value: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Just right

5 out of 5 stars
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KLF - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
It dispenses the perfect amount!
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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