Benzoyl Peroxide

According to WebMD, benzoyl peroxide is a common acne treatment found in many different acne treatments on the market, and is used to spot treat pimples, get rid of acne, and clear up spots. It works in a few ways:

  • Believed to destroy bacteria
  • Dries out skin

Common Misconceptions About Benzoyl Peroxide

While benzoyl peroxide is useful in spot treatment of acne and continuous acne treatment, therein lies a problem; in order for benzoyl peroxide to be effective, it must be used consistently for at least a month and the acne can come back after treatment stops. Also, benzoyl peroxide acne treatment can bleach clothes and dry and irritate skin, so wear an old t-shirt if you plan to use this treatment.

Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Treatments

Benzoyl Peroxide comes in many forms, including gels, creams, and ointments.

Proactiv Acne Treatment

Proactiv 3 Step Acne Treatment System Starter Kit (30 Day)

This acne treatment primarily uses Benzoyl Peroxide and Glycolic Acid. Visit Product Page to learn more.

Humane Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Treatment (10%)

Humane Benzoyl Peroxide 10% Acne Treatment Body & Face Wash, 8 Ounce

This acne treatment is a high strength acne treatment (not recommended for sensitive skin). Visit Product Page to learn more.

La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo Dual Action Acne Treatment

La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo Dual Action Acne Treatment Cream with Benzoyl Peroxide, Oil-Free, 1.35 Fl. Oz.

This acne treatment uses Benzoyl Peroxide, and is highly recommended by dermatologists. Visit Product Page to learn more.

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