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Do the drying and irritation side effects of benzoyl peroxide subside over time?
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Usually...
...Unless you're allergic to BP (which is quite unusual), or you're using too strong a preparation, or you're washing your face vigorously just before you apply the bp.
All of these can cause persistent drying and irritation.

In brief: Usually...
...Unless you're allergic to BP (which is quite unusual), or you're using too strong a preparation, or you're washing your face vigorously just before you apply the bp.
All of these can cause persistent drying and irritation.
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