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... Salicylic acid is an exfoliant, meaning it helps your skin slough of dead skin cells which will keep your pores clear. Benzoyl peroxide is an antibacterial that kills the bacteria that cause acne. I think salicylic acid is much better than benzoyl peroxide. ... (12 replies)
... I just read that benzoyl peroxide can cause cancer and premature aging of the skin is this true? ... (4 replies)
... Benzoyl peroxide creates free radicals in the skin and is known to cause premature skin aging. Damage is determined by the concentration of benzoyl peroxide and the frequency of use. It has also been associated with increased risks of skin cancer. ... (16 replies)

... Free radicals contribute to aging of the body and skin by damaging cells, and it turns out that benzoyl peroxide is a free radical. It's often used as a catalyst in oxidation, which also ages the skin, just like oxygen turns meat and apples brown and make pennies green. ... (9 replies)
... generating skin tumor promoting agent." Performing a word search of the words "benzoyl peroxide cancer" in PubMed in the National Library of Medicine produces 102 articles from medical publications dealing with research aspects of BP and cancer. ... (3 replies)
... generating skin tumor promoting agent." Performing a word search of the words "benzoyl peroxide cancer" in PubMed in the National Library of Medicine produces 102 articles from medical publications dealing with research aspects of BP and cancer. ... (25 replies)
... but it is not that simple. Yes, oxygen is the cure to acne, but not through hydrogen peroxide or benzoyl peroxide. They are both way too harsh and in killing some bacteria, they will destroy your skin. ... (15 replies)
... actually bp is the closest non prescription thing to retin a. as long as you stay out of sun this should not age the skin. I mix a bp cream whith neurtrogena multi vitamin acne lotion which has salicylic acid in it together and this works wonders for me. salicylic acid exfoliates and bp dries the pimples.nothing ages skin more than acne scars and sun damage so I wouldnt worry... (6 replies)
... lol aging.....cancer....im getting terrified over here, lol why does life have to be soo cruel...well if i do die form cancer...NO MORE SCHOOL!!!! lol (6 replies)
Benzoyl Peroxide
Jun 25, 2005
... nowhere does it say skin aging. My doctors in the past have all said it's safe also. Even the crazy "everything can give you cancer and is bad for you" website says that it's safe. ... (15 replies)
... I think that both salicyclic acid and BP have their good points and bad points, but I don't believe that BP causes cancer. A few people have posted about this, but neither I, nor my dermatologist believe it for a second. ANYWAY, I used BP for a while... both Proactiv and prescription, and both are very harsh at first. Red, itch dry skin.. bleh. But my acne did improve... (12 replies)
... I don't know how many of you have heard information about this, but supposedly BP makes your skin more sensitive to free radicals which causes aging and possibly cancer. BP is the topical that works best for me. But of course with these studies there are always different factors included such as the amount on BP (10% vs. 2.5%) and the amount of light exposed to which they did... (6 replies)
... Maybe this might help-found in dermatology Times New York - With the number of laser abrasions being performed today, it is no wonder that postprocedure wound healing is a hot topic. "Everybody is thinking about it, and everyone has their own protocol," said Karen E. Burke, M.D., Ph.D., dermatologist and attending physician, Cabrini Medical Center, New York. While... (19 replies)
... Benzoyl peroxide creates free radicals in the skin and is known to cause premature skin aging, exposure or just like repeated sun exposure persistent acne. ... (34 replies)
... Benzoyl Peroxide is harmless. Okay, you think that now. Have fun putting yourself at a greater risk for getting skin cancer. ... (20 replies)
... Use your search engine and look up resistant bacteria or benzoyl peroxide resistant bacteria. You say it is a proven scientific fact that benzoyl peroxide cannot breed drug resistant bacteria, but this was the same belief for triclosan some decades ago. ... (18 replies)
... Benzoyl peroxide does make your skin more sensitive to the sun. That's where I'm understanding the skin cancer comment. It is always sensible to go out with sunscreen on and protect yourself. ... (20 replies)
Tanning and Acne?
Dec 23, 2003
... The reason why people think it is "safe" to use them is because there have been very few studies that actually prove that skin cancer can be caused by sunbeds. ... (9 replies)
... For those interested, yes there is a genetic component to developing acne, in that certain people will be more "at risk", but there has yet to be specific acne gene. Just like there probably isn't a specific coughing gene, sneezing gene, when we get sick, right? Another example would be the small pox or chicken pox that's presented as skin lesions that were a direct result... (54 replies)
... t this works to my advantage as an Autumn, who works will with earthen tones. My breakouts seem to come and go over the years akin possibly to the tide. I am a cancer after all. ... (8 replies)


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