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How long does bleaching effect of benzoyl peroxide last on skin?

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Dr. Glynis Ablon answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Typically very short: duration and mostly happens on darker skin, for a day or two, but it is not common so if your skin lightens with BP, have your dermatologist switch you to a different topical antibacterial agent

Answered 1/13/2018



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