Learn about acne. and keep it from getting in the way.

It's time to talk about acne.

If you’ve ever felt self-conscious by your acne, you’re not alone. Did you know acne is the most common skin disease in the US?1 Many people with acne feel distressed by it, and those with it on their chest, shoulders, or back often feel as though it limits the activities they want to do, and some may even shy away from physical contact. 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.

 

Recent clinical studies have found these

ACNE FACTS.

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

 

Healthy habits. Closer moments.

TIPS FOR CLEARER SKIN.

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

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BE GENTLE Scrubbing skin clean may seem best, but it can actually worsen acne-prone skin. Use a gentle cleanser, and don’t scrub your skin.

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

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

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Ask your dermatology provider if AKLIEF® Cream is right for you. A NEW SKIN CARE REGIMEN.

SEE RESULTS

References: 1. Mandy, SH. Chest and back acne: A retrospective review. Adv Ther. 1995;12(6):321-332. 2. 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.

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.

 

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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. Please see complete Important Safety Information below.

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