Adapalene Gel 0.1%

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Adapalene Gel 0.1%

4.0
from 1 Ratings
Product Overview

Quick Product Notes
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Paraben-Free
Sulfate-Free
Alcohol-Free
Silicone-Free
EU Allergen-Free
Fungal Acne (Malassezia) Safe
Minimal Ingredients

Notable Effects & Ingredients

No Notable Effects & Ingredients

Ingredients Related to Skin Types
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Dry Skin
1
Oily/Acne-Prone Skin
None
Sensitive Skin
None

Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG Health Ratings)

  • Low Risk
  • Moderate Risk
  • High Risk
  • Unknown
86%
14%
0%
0%

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Product Ingredient List

(Showing first 5 of 7 Ingredients)
EWG CIR Ingredient Name & Cosmetic Functions Notes
1
A
Disodium EDTA
(Chelating Agent,Viscosity Controlling)
1
Water
(Solvent)
1
A
Carbomer
(Emulsion Stabilising,Viscosity Increasing Agent,Gel Forming,Viscosity Controlling)
3
B
Propylene Glycol
(Fragrance,Humectant,Skin-Conditioningagent - Miscellaneous,Solvent,Viscosity Decreasing Agent,Skin Conditioning,Viscosity Controlling)
Good for Dry Skin
Good for Dry Skin
2
Poloxamer 182
(Emulsifying,Surfactant)

Latest User Reviews

oily AcneBlackheadsUneven+ 1
Good, But Pricier than Differin and Essentially the Same

So far, I'm loving adapalene for treating my inflammed acne and closed comedones, since this is one of the only OTC treatments that actually regulates sebum production. However, this product is essentially identical to Differin gel, which is available for a lower price. I only ordered the Proactiv MD system because my mom had suggested it, but once I took a closer look at the ingredients, I found that I couldn't use the facewash because it contained menthol (and is overly-harsh), the toner associated with this system contains alcohol and fragrance, and I hated the moisturizer with SPF because it pilled and very little product was provided. So, the only part of the system I've stuck with is the adapalene gel, and it's just better to buy the Differin gel instead.

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