How do I add adapalene to my skincare routine?

How do I add adapalene to skin care routine?

Keep moisturizing, and don’t forget to use SPF sunscreen during the day to help protect your skin. Retinoids and retinols aren’t the same. Both retinol and adapalene are retinoids, but only adapalene is FDA-approved to treat acne. Ummmm…

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 I use adapalene with other products?

Do not apply any other skin products unless your doctor has told you to. Avoid getting this medicine in your eyes, nose, or mouth. You may use a skin moisturizer if your skin becomes dry while using adapalene. Avoid creams or lotions that contain alpha hydroxy or glycolic acids.

Do you put Differin on before or after toner?

Step 2: Differin or other acne topical treatment

Just like in the morning, “a pea-sized amount of Differin should be first on cleansed skin and then layer creamier formulations on top,” says MacGregor.

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How do you introduce Differin?

To introduce Differin to your regimen properly, apply a pea-sized amount every other night for at least the first two weeks. This gives the skin a chance to adjust, reducing the risks of dry skin and irritation. Once you’ve eased into it, you should keep to nightly usage.

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 mix adapalene with my moisturizer?

You can either mix them directly with moisturizers before applying them for enhanced moisturization, or you can apply the moisturizer after for better medication penetration.”

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.

Can you use vitamin C with Differin?

Try a vitamin C or vitamin E product (both of these are safe to use at the same time as adapalene).

Can you mix adapalene and 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 salicylic acid in the morning and adapalene at night?

“To compensate for being overly dry, skin will ramp up oil production, which can create a vicious cycle of dryness and acne,” says Sikora. The fix: Use salicylic in the morning and your retinoid at night.

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Can I use Differin and benzoyl peroxide together?

A mild OTC benzoyl peroxide cream can be used during the day and a topical retinoid like Differin can be used at night. After medication is applied a moisturizer should always be applied. Hormonal acne – A combination of products may be effective but you will likely need a hormonal remedy.