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After applying benzoyl peroxide do you wash it off?

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Dr. Candace Spann answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Some benzoyl peroxide based washes are meant to be washed off. Cream and gel preparations are meant to be left on. The type of benzoyl peroxide dictates whether to leave it on. Keep in mind that it may bleach your clothes or linens, so sleep in a raggedy t-shirt if you are using it at night.

Answered Sep 14, 2015

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