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Does using benzoyl peroxide every night work as a chemical peel?
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Benzoyl Peroxide-
(bpo) is an oxidizing agent that has antibacterial properties that help with acne care.
It can cause drying of the skin and result in skin peeling, skin redness and stinging until tolerance to these side effects are reached. Bpo works quite differently form a peel and cannot be used like a chemical peel. If you wish to have the effect as a peel, discuss your expectations with your skin specialist.

In brief: Benzoyl Peroxide-
(bpo) is an oxidizing agent that has antibacterial properties that help with acne care.
It can cause drying of the skin and result in skin peeling, skin redness and stinging until tolerance to these side effects are reached. Bpo works quite differently form a peel and cannot be used like a chemical peel. If you wish to have the effect as a peel, discuss your expectations with your skin specialist.
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
In brief: No
It is not for that purpose and does not have that effect.

In brief: No
It is not for that purpose and does not have that effect.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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