What happens to your skin when you use Differin gel?
Skin redness, dryness, itching, scaling, mild burning, or worsening of acne may occur during the first 2-4 weeks of using the medication. These effects usually decrease with continued use. If any of these effects lasts or gets worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Is differin for all skin types?
Adapalene is safe to use on all skin types.
Can I use Differin on my whole face?
It’s not a spot treatment and should not be used to treat a single pimple. For example, if you get acne on the face, Differin Gel should be applied to the entire face. It’s meant for once-daily use, even when you see no signs of acne.
How do you use Differin for wrinkles?
Like all good things, this gel’s anti-aging magic doesn’t happen overnight. These dermatologists agree that Differin’s benefits really begin to show after 90 days of use. Tareen recommends using the gel at night once or twice a week at first, then slowly building up to more frequent use over a few weeks.
Does Differin help with acne scars?
If your acne has left scarring and redness, Differin Gel may help promote a more even skin tone and decrease the appearance of scars. As a 2006 study pointed out, Differin Gel is a good option for people who have had acne and are looking for a product that will help prevent future acne.
Is Differin good for deep wrinkles?
“Differin is a fantastic anti-aging product as it stimulates collagen production by cells in our dermis (the deeper layer of the skin),” she explained. “This is what helps with fine lines and overall skin thickness.”
Can I use Differin gel under my eyes?
“Applying a prescription-strength retinoid such as Differin to the eyelids can feel very intense,” she said. “I recommend starting with a retinoid that’s specifically designed for the eye skin.” Consumers can typically find products containing retinol in over-the-counter products such as eye cream.
Can you use Differin on nose?
Avoid applying the medicine to the creases of your nose, or on your lips. Do not apply to open wounds or on sunburned, windburned, dry, chapped, or irritated skin. Do not apply any other skin products unless your doctor has told you to. Avoid getting this medicine in your eyes, nose, or mouth.