Differin is one of many retinoid-based acne treatment options available on the market today. It was the first retinoid product available without a prescription, and was therefore popular from the start ⭐.

However, what exactly are retinoids? Are they a safe treatment for acne? Also, how does one use Differin gel, and exactly how does it work as an acne treatment?

Before deciding whether or not to use Differin gel, cream, or lotion, it will be most helpful to understand how acne forms. It’s also important to understand how Differin works, and if adapalene―the topical retinoid that serves as the active ingredient in Differin—is suitable for you. Using it incorrectly may worsen your skin problems, which is why it would be best to arm yourself with knowledge and then ask a doctor or dermatologist