Be consistent: apply Differin Gel once a day, every day, at the same time of day. You may start to see some mild redness or irritation. Don’t freak out. That’s just what dermatologists call “retinization.” It’s part of the process – and it’s perfectly normal.
How do I add adapalene to my skincare routine?
“Start using adapalene every other night,” Dr. King recommends. “If the skin isn’t becoming irritated, then you should increase the frequency to every night.” To apply, use a tiny amount on clean skin before bedtime and follow up with a thick moisturizer to help with potential dryness.
When do you use adapalene on skincare routine?
Step 2: Differin or other acne topical treatment
“Differin is the only topical that can be applied day or night,” says MacGregor, but it should always be applied to skin directly after cleansing and patting — never rubbing — skin dry.
Should I use adapalene before or after moisturizer?
For best results, first wash skin with a mild (non-irritating), non-drying cleanser; apply a thin layer of Differin Gel to clean, dry skin (full face); and follow treatment with a moisturizer. If Differin Gel is used during the day, allow it to dry before applying sunscreen.
Can you use Differin and niacinamide together?
Studies have also shown that niacinamide reduces the irritation of retinoids, (7) so it’s a good companion to have should you decide to try differin. …
Can I use hyaluronic acid with adapalene?
It’s perfectly safe and okay to use hyaluronic acid and retinol together. Using skin care products that contain these ingredients together shouldn’t cause any interactions or side effects.
Can I use adapalene with moisturizer?
You can use make-up and moisturisers, but do not apply them at the same time as you use adapalene. Try to avoid any skin products which exfoliate or dry your skin.
Can I use Differin Dark Spot Corrector with Differin gel?
Hi Darren, Differin Gel and Differin Dark Spot Correcting Serum should not be used together. After your existing acne has healed, we recommend replacing Differin Gel with the Dark Spot Correcting Serum to heal any acne marks or scars.
Is adapalene good for anti aging?
According to Dr. Mohiba Tareen, a board-certified dermatologist, Differn’s hero ingredient — adapalene, a type of retinoid — also fights the classic signs of aging: fine lines, dark spots and dull skin.
Can I use Differin with vitamin C?
No interactions were found between adapalene topical and Vitamin C. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Can I use a vitamin C serum with Differin?
Try a vitamin C or vitamin E product (both of these are safe to use at the same time as adapalene).