A member asked:

I am using benzoyl peroxide and i am noticing my face looks really white compared to the rest of my body is this because of the bleach?

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Dr. Carrie Cannon answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Could be: Try not using it for a few days to see if the color in your face improves. Are you seeing a dermatologist? People with darker skin can experience bleaching of skin from benzoyl peroxide. There are other alternatives that won't do that. Perhaps Differin (adapalene) would be a good choice.

Answered 3/12/2017



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