Me Being Me, brought to you by AKLIEF® (trifarotene) Cream, 0.005%: Don’t let acne breakouts affect the vibe you project, whether you’re video chatting for work or play.

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Keep acne from getting in the way.

Learn about acne and how to help get clearer skin.

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It's time to talk about acne.

If you’ve ever felt self-conscious about your acne, you’re not alone. Did you know acne is the most common skin disease in the US?1

Many teens with acne feel distressed by it, and those with it on their body often feel as though it limits the activities they want to do, and some may even shy away from physical contact.1 But you don’t have to feel that way.

Take a moment to get the facts on face, chest, shoulders, and back acne and ways to help treat it.

Educate yourself with

ACNE FACTS.

ACNE CAN BE PAINFUL AND EMBARRASSING

Acne impacts self-esteem, relationships, and overall happiness,2,3 especially in teens.

52%

OF TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS HAVE SKIPPED A SOCIAL EVENT OR DATE BECAUSE OF ACNE3

7 IN 10

SINGLES WITH ACNE FEAR REJECTION, ESPECIALLY WHEN IT COMES TO DATING3

61%

OF TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS ARE LESS PRODUCTIVE AT SCHOOL OR WORK WHEN THEY HAVE ACNE FLARE-UPS3

IN CLINICAL STUDIES, IT WAS FOUND THAT:

MORE THAN

50%

OF PEOPLE WITH FACIAL ACNE ALSO HAD CHEST, SHOULDERS, AND BACK ACNE2

PEOPLE WITH CHEST, SHOULDERS, AND BACK ACNE OFTEN FELT EMBARRASSED USING

PUBLIC

CHANGING ROOMS1

TRANSITIONING TO A VIRTUAL WORLD HAS BEEN ESPECIALLY CHALLENGING4

66%

OF TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS WITH ACNE SPEND MORE TIME ON VIDEO CALLS THAN BEFORE THE PANDEMIC4

69%

OF YOUNG ADULT ACNE SUFFERERS WORRY ABOUT THEIR APPEARANCE ON VIDEO CALLS4
 
 

74%

OF TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS HAVE NOT SPOKEN UP IN A VIRTUAL CLASSROOM DUE TO ACNE EMBARRASSMENT4
 
 

AKLIEF® (trifarotene) Cream, 0.005% is a safe and effective prescription treatment proven for patients who experience facial and truncal acne.5 Speak to your dermatology provider if you’re experiencing mild-to-moderate acne.

CLEARER SKIN IS POSSIBLE

Healthy habits. Closer moments.

CHECK OUT THESE ACNE SKINCARE TIPS.

Teenage girl smiling & confident with clearer skin represents AKLIEF® Cream skincare for teens with acne: tip 1 - stay fresh

STAY FRESH When building up a sweat, avoid wearing tight clothing, then try to shower and change clothes as soon as you can.6

Teen boy gently pat drying face represents AKLIEF® Cream skincare for teens with acne: tip 2 - use gentle cleanser & pat dry

BE GENTLE Scrubbing skin clean may seem best, but it can actually worsen acne-prone skin. To clean your skin, you want to use a gentle cleanser and pat dry.6

Teen girl wearing loose top & shoulder bag represents AKLIEF® Cream skincare: tip 3-avoid wearing items that rub against skin

LIGHTEN YOUR LOAD Avoid wearing a backpack or anything that rubs against your skin, which can cause acne to flare.6

Teenage girl in straw hat taking picture represents AKLIEF® Cream skincare for teens with acne: tip 4 - sun protection

GUARD AGAINST THE SUN You may have heard spending time in the sun can help clear up skin, but in fact, sunlight tends to darken acne and cause it to last longer.6

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Ask your dermatology provider if AKLIEF Cream is right for you. A SIMPLE DAILY ROUTINE.

SEE RESULTS

References: 1. Mandy, SH. Chest and back acne: A retrospective review. Adv Ther. 1995;12(6):321-332. 2. Wakefield Research/wakefieldresearch.com. July 2019. 3. Tan J, Tang J, Fung K, et al. Prevalence and severity of facial and truncal acne in a referral cohort. J Drugs Dermatol. 2008;7(6):551-556. 4. Data on file. Galderma Laboratories, L.P. Wakefield Research AKLIEF Cream Survey Raw Data Readout. December 2020. 5. Tan J, Thiboutat D, Popp G, et al. Randomized phase 3 evaluation of trifarotene 50 μ/g cream treatment of moderate facial and truncal acne. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019;80(6):1691-1699. 6. Back acne: how to see clearer skin. American Academy of Dermatology Association. Accessed July 27, 2021. https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/acne/diy/back-acne

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Indication: AKLIEF® (trifarotene) Cream, 0.005% is a retinoid indicated for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 9 years of age and older. Adverse Events: The most common adverse reactions (incidence ≥ 1%) in patients treated with AKLIEF Cream were application site irritation, application site pruritus (itching), and sunburn. Warnings/Precautions: Patients using AKLIEF Cream may experience erythema, scaling, dryness, and stinging/burning. Use a moisturizer from the initiation of treatment, and, if appropriate, depending upon the severity of these adverse reactions, reduce the frequency of application of AKLIEF Cream, suspend or discontinue use. Avoid application of AKLIEF Cream to cuts, abrasions or eczematous or sunburned skin. Use of “waxing” as a depilatory method should be avoided on skin treated with AKLIEF Cream. Minimize exposure to sunlight and sunlamps. Use sunscreen and protective clothing over treated areas when exposure cannot be avoided.

 

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