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Differin® Gel with adapalene vs. other acne treatments

See how Differin Gel stacks up.

There are tons of over-the-counter (OTC) acne treatment products out there. When you compare Differin with benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid products, the difference is clear.

81%

of adults with acne say they’ve never found an effective treatment

49%

of adults with acne have used 3-7 different products to treat acne

Active Ingredients: Adapalene Benzoyl Peroxide Salicylic Acid
Clears and prevents acne to restore skin texture and tone YES YES YES
Balances skin cell production to treat acne YES NO NO
Significant anti-inflammatory benefit YES NO NO
Once-a-day application provides 24-hour action YES NO NO
Safe for clothing and sheets YES NO YES

Why choose Differin Gel?

 
  •  Clears acne long-term with continued use
  •  Prevents new acne from forming if used daily
  •  Fights acne deep in the pores where it starts
  •  Restores your skin’s natural tone and texture by clearing and preventing acne
  •  Contains the first new FDA-approved over-the-counter active ingredient to fight acne in more than 30 years
  •  Superior tolerability compared to other topical retinoids
  •  Won’t leave your face sticky or oily
  •  Available without prescription
A dermatologist’s perspective

How is Differin Gel different?

Even though acne is so common, there have been no advancements in the over-the-counter world for many, many years.
Dr. Adam Friedman
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