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Are rexsol, cetaphil and clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) good cleansers which is the best ?

Are rexsol, cetaphil and clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) good cleansers which is the best ?

Depends : Depends on what kind of skin you have, sensitive, oily, dry, acne, etc. Clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) may have acne medication in it which may be helpful if you have acne but dry your skin if you don't. Most dermatologists I've worked with recommend Cetaphil as it is a mild but effective cleanser that works for almost all kinds of skin and skin problems. ...Read more

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Can i use any cleanser in addition with benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin?

Moisturizer: Use a gentle cleanser with a built in moisturizer. Most of the treatments for acne can be irritating to the skin, so it's important to pamper your skin prior to application of the meds with a moisturizing cleanser. During day, make sure you have a product with a built in sunscreen on! ...Read more

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Would it be a bad idea to use clear prone cleanser if you got sensitive skin? (The product contains benzoyl Peroxide 3,5%)

Would it be a bad idea to use clear prone cleanser if you got sensitive skin? (The product contains benzoyl Peroxide 3,5%)

Try before you buy: Benzoyl peroxide is a good drying agent but people react differently. Best to try a small amount on your skin and see what happens. In fact this is normally stated on the instructions of the medicine. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to put oil free lotion on my face after i've used a benzoyl peroxide cleanser?

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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I have redness all over my face. At night I use a benzoyl peroxide cleanser& acne lighteners. I don't know if I have normal or oily skin?

I have redness all over my face. At night I use a benzoyl peroxide cleanser& acne lighteners. I don't know if I have normal or oily skin?

Doctor can evaluate: If a rash on the face is only where the acne medications and cleansers are being used, it could be a reaction to the acne items. If there are also no other ill symptoms at all, a person might stop the acne items and wait 2-3 days before seeing her primary care doctor or her dermatologist. If there are other symptoms going on, or if symptoms are worrisome, her primary care doctor can evaluate now. ...Read more

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Can an acne cleanser with 2.5% benzoyl peroxide bleach my eyebrows?

Can an acne cleanser with 2.5% benzoyl peroxide bleach my eyebrows?

Expect it: It's a small price to pay for being acne-free. Benzoyl peroxide is your best chocie, but if you prefer, topical retinoic acid is another product you can use with or without benzoyl peroxide. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Doctor, how long should I wait to put oil free lotion on my face after i've used a benzoyl peroxide cleanser?

Doctor, how long should I wait to put oil free lotion on my face after i've used a benzoyl peroxide cleanser?

10-15 minutes should: Be adequate. If your intent is to moisturize, a cream will work better than a lotion. Try to use one with sunblock included since benzoyl peroxide can make skin more sun-sensitive.. Sunblock should be applied at least 15 minutes before sun exposure. ...Read more

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I get pimples during summertime on my chin area.Can I use benzoyl peroxide cream just on my pimples? I use a normal oil free cleanser and nothing else

I get pimples during summertime on my chin area.Can I use benzoyl peroxide cream just on my pimples? I use a normal oil free cleanser and nothing else

Acne: Benzyl Peroxide creams are a great first line approach for use on mild acne; it is fine to use them on the areas of concern. If there is any worsening or no improvement consider seeing a dermatologist for an evaluation and treatment regimen. ...Read more

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I have a acne prone skin.my doctor prescribed me benzoyl peroxide 2.5gel.hydrogel cleanser and isotretinoin does all the things can clear all my acne?

I have a acne prone skin.my doctor prescribed me benzoyl peroxide 2.5gel.hydrogel cleanser and isotretinoin does all the things can clear all my acne?

Good regimen: The skin care regimen you have been prescribed is a fairly standard combination of acne medications that typically help most people. Excessive dryness is not uncommon at the start of therapy, but can be minimized by a non-comedogenic moisturizer such as Cetaphil. Stick with it, as transient flare ups after 30 days are common but generally not recurrent. ...Read more