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Benzoyl Peroxide Lotion
Benzyl peroxide: A5 percent solution is useful.Get a more detailed answer ›
Very little.: Gel preparations tend to be more drying than cream preparations (some people want a drying effect, others do not), but the active ingredient is the same. Some have a lower concentration of BP (for the face), and others a higher one (for chest and back). Those are pretty much the only differences. ...Read more
Do you have any experience with clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) pads, lotions or creams? I would buy it because of the mild acne problems and marks.
May be enough: This is reasonably-priced benzoyl peroxide with some other ingredients, promoted by disk jockeys in the usa and elsewhere since the 1960's. If your current regimen is not helping, you may wish to visit your physician for guidance on comprehensive management. The marks won't disappear -- if you need this, a dermatologist may be able to help. ...Read more
Can topical medication (benzoyl peroxide, ceraVe moisturizing lotion, and physical based sunscreen) worsen/cause anxiety or any mental health issues?
No: No, topical medications should not affect mental health, other than improve it when symptoms they are treating are improving. ...Read more
Have skin asthma and now suffering in face allergy (peeling and rashes). i used acne control lotion (benzoyl peroxide 5%) before. how cn i get rid off?
Not acne: Skin asthma is eczema or atopic dermatitis. This condition, which is marked by the skin being overly sensitive to specific irritants, typically affects people predisposed to allergies or asthma. Do not use Benzoyl peroxide! It’s very irritating, it will worsen your condition. You may need a non-steroidal cream such as Protopic to reduce the flair up, then Aquafor as a moisture barrier. ...Read more
Yes: You get a better effect if you do it in reverse. ...Read more
I suffer from PFB. I've recently started using a 10% benzoyl peroxide bar and cocoa butter lotion, with no noticable improvement. What else can I use?
PFB: Patient Friendly Billing? Precious First Born? You've got me. What's PFB? ...Read more
Benzoxyl peroxide: Benzoxyl peroxide is available in a lotion form avoiding the need to use lotion ...Read more
How long should I wait to put oil free lotion on my face after i've used a benzoyl peroxide cleanser?
Ok, once dry: Once you have patted your face dry after using your cleanser, it is okay to apply a moisturizer. ...Read more
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