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Should Benzoylperoxide Be Applied Everyday All over the Face to Prevent Newbreakouts or Just on Active Acne Lesions?

There is a v.popular acne website that advocates the generous use of benzoylperoxide every night and day,to combat acne and to prevent new breakouts... READ MORE

Am I Allergic To Benzoyl Peroxide?

Previously, I only applied Benzoyl peroxide 2.5 pimples on my forehead. But last week i decided to apply benzoyl peroxde to my cheeks where there are... READ MORE

Is Aloe Vera a Good Moisturizer?

I am using aloe vera, directly from the plant to moisturize my face, because I am using 10% Benzoyl peroxide to treat my acne. Do you think aloe vera... READ MORE

Small Bumps from Benzoyl Peroxide?

I used benzoyl peroxide a few pimples and now I have a cluster of small bumps on my face where it was applied. They aren't painful or itchy. Will... READ MORE

I think some part of my face got burn.. PLease help! I'm not sure if it burn my face or just dried my face help! (photos)

I used a Benzoyl and Adapalene gel (mixed together) and dried some areas of my face so I stop and went back to my doctor. The I went to see the... READ MORE

Benzoyl Peroxide in Duac Advice

I've been using this cream for my acne called Duac for about 4 years. At first it did work, but now, it isnt doing anything anymore. I found out... READ MORE

How long does it take to recover from a benzoyl peroxide allergy?

I recently bought benzagel (benzoyl peroxide) and used it on some mild acne on my forehead, cheeks & temple. I stopped using it after 2.5 days. The... READ MORE

How to treat stubborn back acne? (Photo)

I've had this back acne for over a decade now and I'm desperate to get rid of it. I've tried salicylic acid washes, 10% benzoyl washes, every kind you... READ MORE

What treatment would you recommend for Acne? (photos)

I have acne all my life. But never this bed usually it disappears. I am using cliniques 3 step & I am on an antibiotic (erythromycin) my acne is... READ MORE

Burn or allergic reaction to benzoyl peroxide? (photo)

My derm told me to use panoxcyl body wash for my chest acne. It's 10% benzoyl peroxide. I was washing my body the other day and I used the wrong soap... READ MORE

Benzoyl Peroxide allergy or purging?

A week ago I started using the Clinique 3 step programme for acne with its 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide cream (first time BP but not with 3 step) and my face... READ MORE

Hi I'm 26 years old and suffered from acne, blackheads, whiteheads for 10 years. How long should I use Benzoyl Peroxide for?

I'm using Benzac AC Benzoyl Proxide from last two days. I wan to know for how long I need to use BP? Will it help to remove and prevent acne for... READ MORE

Can I use Benzoyl Peroxide & Tretinoin? Best moisturizer with SPF that won't leave face oily and shiny for acne prone skin?

I am using Tretinoin 0.1 gel in the PM & clindaymcin gel 0.1 gel in the AM. I don't like the clindaymcin but from past skin care practices I like... READ MORE

Is it possible to relieve an allergic reaction to benzoyl peroxide?

I've been prescribed 5% benzoyl peroxide before and I had very good results using it because my moderate acne easily cleared up. However, after about... READ MORE

38 years old with hormonal acne. What treatment would you recommend? (photos)

I am a 38 year old woman and have embarrassing acne on my chin and jawline. I have cysts and smaller pimples. I am on 100mg of spirinolactone and... READ MORE

What can I do about my closed comedones? (Photo)

I never suffered from acne. (I'm 19) these bumps appeared out of nowhere! Whenever i tried to extract on my own they inflamed and the pimples left... READ MORE

Can I risk permanent skin discoloration from a benzoyl peroxide burn? When will it go away?

I recently used a 10% benzoyl peroxide lotion on small spots I had on my face, only to wake up the next morning with giant red blotches where the... READ MORE

Can I use Clindamycin/ Benzoyl Peroxide with a makeup that has salicylic acid in it?

I was prescribed Clindamycin/Benzoyl Peroxide as a topical acne treatment to be used every morning. My derm said it was okay to use makeup over it..... READ MORE

What are the effects of long term use of Benzoyl Peroxide?

I'm curious as to whether the use of acne treatments such as benzoyl peroxide can be more damaging than good and how long is too long to use them. I... READ MORE

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