Benzoyl peroxide works as a peeling agent. It is clearing pores and reducing the bacterial count as well is acting directly as an antimicrobial.
Benzoyl peroxide is a topical antibiotic that kills the bacteria that causes acne( Propionibacterium acnes)and also reduces inflammation. Containing benzoic acid and oxygen, benzoyl peroxide kills P acnes (the bacteria that contributes to acne).Benzoyl is powerful treatment that can penetrate deeply into pores.
- apply benzoyl peroxide before going to bed on the affected skin area.
Benzoyl peroxide is also a keratolyc, providing exfoliating benefits in the pores to prevent clogging. Benzoyl peroxide may decrease the skin oil production.
You can use benzoyl peroxide as a cream , gel or lotion and it can help you getting rid of acne.
Be careful because the substance that reduces oil production you can observe dry skin as a side effect, but it can be treated with a non-oily moisturizer.