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Condition: Acne
9/28/2013 12:13:38 AM

Reviewer: rgc92, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
For starters, all of high school I had perfect skin, then I hit 20 and I start getting acne. I have relatively mild acne, but the dermatologist recommended I go on differin 1 %. The first 3 weeks were complete hell, my skin had never been so terrible.. Then it gradually started to improve. I am about 4 months into it, and my skin has improved, but I still have a constant state of 2-3 pimples on my ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
9/21/2013 11:28:57 PM

Reviewer: Annoyed, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been using Differin for 6 years. I am allergic to Benzoyl Peroxide, so my dermatologists have all recommended using Differin as a spot treatment instead. My skin is VERY sensitive and I have eczema on my cheeks. Differin has never irritated my skin, but at the same time, has literally done nothing to clear it up. I started using using it in 6th grade when I had pimples just on my nose and c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
1/17/2013 1:21:08 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
So I am in college and I don't have terrible acne problems but around when I get my "monthly gift" my acne gets very bad. So this product is amazing but one HUGE problem. It makes your skin extreme extremely painful. I was crying while trying to put on lotion to stop the dry skin. I have had this for many years but I can never get through more than a week cause the dry skin is so pa ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
11/19/2012 1:57:04 PM

Reviewer: norwegian, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had high hopes for this medication. Black heads is my biggest problem, and I havent really seen any improvements. Been using it for 4-5 weeks.

Condition: Acne
10/31/2012 12:28:09 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on Differin for about 2 weeks now. I have just started to notice my moderate to severe whitehead starting to start to go away. I did go through about 2 or 3 days of dryness and irritation. But, that has stopped in the 2nd week. Now it seems it keeps moisture IN my skin which is a nice change from previous products. I hardly use moisturizer anymore. It's great One note: DO NOT WA ... Show Full Comment

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