Yes. Apply using cotton swabs (Q-tip) on a very small area of the jawline for 2 days. If there is no allergic reaction, start applying the product all over the face. If there is swelling, please discontinue use.
Benzoyl peroxide works especially well for inflammatory acne but is helpful for all acne disorders.
The most common side effects are dryness, itching, mild irritation, as well as light peeling and redness. You should always start with a patch test to make sure you do not have a more serious reaction. You should avoid using Benzoyl Peroxide with other medications that dry out or irritate your skin. You should consult a doctor for any concerns or severe reactions.
No! Applying a moisturizer like our Hydrating Gel or Active Moisturizer can help relieve some of the common side effects of using Benzoyl Peroxide.
Yes. Like many products that treat acne, Benzoyl Peroxide also makes your skin more susceptible to burns. Make sure you use a daily Broad Spectrum sunscreen while using this product.