Can I use moisturizer with adapalene?
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.
What do you use alongside adapalene for?
Try a vitamin C or vitamin E product (both of these are safe to use at the same time as adapalene).
Do you have to moisturize with Differin?
Make Differin Gel a part of your daily skincare routine. And be sure to moisturize. Every Day.
What can you not take with adapalene?
Avoid using skin products that can cause irritation, such as harsh soaps, shampoos, or skin cleansers, hair coloring or permanent chemicals, hair removers or waxes, or skin products with alcohol, spices, astringents, or lime.
How long should I wait to apply moisturizer after adapalene?
Wait for at least 20 minutes for your skin to fully absorb the tretinoin gel or cream before applying moisturizer or any other skincare products.
Can you use serums with Differin?
An ultra-nourishing and replenishing serum is your best — and safest — move for a bedtime serum after Differin. Go with a formula that has soothing, hydrating ingredients to bind moisture to skin without clogging pores, like SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Gel.
Can I use adapalene 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 mix adapalene and benzoyl peroxide?
In conclusion, the tested skincare combined with a fixed adapalene and benzoyl peroxide combination provides a significant adjunctive efficacy and local tolerance benefit in adult women with mild acne.
Why does adapalene make acne worse?
During the first few weeks of using adapalene, your acne might appear worse because the medication is working on pimples forming inside the skin. It may take 8 to 12 weeks to notice results from this medication. Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it.