Adults and children 12 years of age and older: – Use once daily – Clean the skin gently and pat dry before applying the product – Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer. For example, if your acne is on the face, apply the product to the entire face. – Do not use more than one time a day. Applying more than directed will not provide faster or better results, but may worsen skin irritation. Children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor. If pregnant or breast feeding, ask a doctor before use. Do not use Differin Gel if you are allergic to adapalene or any of the ingredients in the product.