Differin Gel is the FIRST NEW acne active ingredient available over the counter in over 30 years and is the FIRST and ONLY FDA-approved prescription strength retinoid acne treatment NOW AVAILABLE without a prescription. Differin Gel contains adapalene, a multi-benefit dermatologist recommended retinoid that clears and prevents acne which helps restore skin’s natural tone and texture.
A 45 g tube of Differin can be used once a day, every day, up to a 90 day supply. A 15g tube of Differin can be used once a day, every day, up to a 30 day supply. 1. CLEANSE: Wash your face with a gentle, non-drying cleanser like Differin Balancing Cleanser. 2. TREAT: Simply spread a thin layer of Differin Gel to the affected area once a day. This is NOT a spot treatment 3. MOISTURIZE: To help maintain healthy skin, use a moisturizer like Differin Balancing Moisturizer after each application. Use of a moisturizer may help decrease dryness and other signs of irritation. Directions on Package: 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. 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.