Clear and prevent acne with an Rx-strength retinoid
Fights the main causes of acne by regulating skin cell turnover & reducing inflammation deep in the skin to clear and prevent pimples, blackheads and clogged pores
Differin Gel can reduce up to 87% of acne in just 12 weeks (Cunliffe et al 1998, Galderma Laboratories)
Effectively treats acne to restore your skin's natural tone & texture
The retinoid in Differin heals current acne and stops new acne from forming
Health Facts: Aluminum-Free, Dye-Free, Phthalate-Free, No Fragrance Added, Contains Retinoids
Product Form: Gel
Awards: 2017 Best of Beauty Awards, Allure
Beauty Purpose: Spot Treatment
Recommended Skin Type: Combination, Acne-Prone
Features: Dermatologist Tested
Item Number (DPCI): 037-12-0197
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Unlike other acne treatments you can buy in stores, Differin contains the first OTC Rx-strength acne-fighting retinoid. Retinoids play a crucial role in the treatment of acne by regulating skin cell turnover & reducing inflammation deep in the skin to clear & prevent pimples. What makes the retinoid in Differin (Adapalene) so cool is that, unlike other topical prescription retinoids, Differin is gentler on your skin, while still effective — and you don’t have to do things like completely avoid sunlight forever!
Then apply a thin layer of Differin Gel once every day all over your face — even when you’re not breaking out. Differin Gel might take a few weeks to start to work, and during this time, you could experience some dryness and irritation while your skin gets ready for gorgeous. The retinoid in Differin Gel may take a few weeks to work, and it may seem like it’s getting a little worse before it gets better. But, like your old track coach used to say, “You just gotta push through it!”
When used every single day, Differin Gel can reduce up to 87% of acne in just 12 weeks. That’s about the time it would take to leisurely binge-watch your favorite old TV series.
Your clear choice for clean. Ingredients these products are formulated without, by category: • Beauty, Personal Care & Cleaning - formulated without Phthalates, Propyl-paraben & Butyl-paraben, Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES). • Feminine Care, Adult Care & Diapers - fragrance free and chlorine free. • Pets - formulated with meat, poultry, or seafood as the first ingredient, and without artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives.
A product that either carries an unqualified on-pack statement indicating that the product is free from phthalates, or carries an unqualified on-pack statement "no phthalates."
A product that either makes an unqualified on-pack statement indicating that it does not contain aluminum, or carries an unqualified on-pack statement "no aluminum" or "aluminum-free."
No Added Fragrance
A product that either makes an on-pack statement indicating that it does not contain synthetic fragrance, or carries an unqualified on-pack statement "no fragrance".
A product that either makes an unqualified on-pack statement indicating that it does not contain dye, or carries an unqualified on-pack statement such as "no dyes" or "dye-free."
Restrictions apply; contact your insurance provider about plan allowances and requirements
Dermatologist test product.
Recommended for Combination Skin.
Recommended for Acne-Prone Skin.
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