Bezoyl peroxide as acne treatment

Benzoyl_peroxideBenzoyl peroxide is an organic compound in the peroxide family. Benzoyl peroxide is used as an acne treatment ,for bleaching hair an teeth and many other uses.

Benzoyl peroxide works as a peeling agent. ItĀ  is clearing pores and reducing the bacterial count as well is acting directly as an antimicrobial.

Benzoyl peroxide is a topicalĀ  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.

 

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