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Which of these is the least irritating?

Which of these topical treatments is the least irritating to the skin?  

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  1. 1. Which of these topical treatments is the least irritating to the skin?

    • Differin Gel
      2
    • Differin Cream
      1
    • Retin-A Micro
      1
    • Dan's 2.5% BP
      1


I have fairly sensitive skin, I've been trying to get into the Regimen using Dan's BP, but have only been able to use 1/3 finger of BP once every 2-3 days, as my skin gets very red and dry afterwards, so I'm not sure I'm going to be able to continue with it (yes I do moisturise).

So I was wondering if Differin (Gel or Cream) or Retin-A Micro would be less harsh? Having said that, I've tried Differin (Gel) a few times in the past, and it made my skin look red and with a weird texture (not dry as such)

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differin cream is non-irritating...but if you have a reaction to differin gel you may have the same with the cream. I've used differin gel and cream. The gel is for oily skin and the cream is better for sensitive/drier skin. It takes time to see the effetcs of differin.

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Did you get much of an initial breakout with Differin? Would this be minimised by also using an antibiotic at the same time?

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Differin does take time, and there is an initial breakout (atleast with me) I have been on it for 5+ weeks and it is starting to calm down a bit : ).

I was just puton Mino on tuesday (the int. breakout was bad) but my skin looks a lot better today then thursday. The differin is probably starting to work. Hopefully around 8 weeks it is doing its full effect. Also, with differin, your face feels super smooth after it.

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