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... If the redness and flaking continues, you may want to consider switching to 2. ... (7 replies)
... So I was following a pretty strict regime...using only salicylic acid on my face (in a facewash and in treatments) no benzoyl peroxide at all b/c I didn't like the way it made my skin dry out. Even if I just put it on the pimple, the skin would flake and peel, and the pimple would stay. So, I started wiping my face down with hydrogen peroxyide every night b/c I heard it... (0 replies)
Acne Cure update!
Jun 29, 2003
... each step. I found this only the case with the salicylic acid gel, as it seems to reactivate when water is applied to it and wash off, but the glycolic gel and benzoyl peroxide all absorbed into my skin after the few minutes, which is supposed to happen! ... (1 replies)

... counter, including Benzoyl Peroxide topicals. I dried out my face with Hydrogen Peroxide, Alchohol, etc. I stopped short at eggs, vinegar, lemon water, and starving myself. ... (6 replies)
... Has anyone tried this? I've been trying out a gentle as possible regime for the past few months and while it did help get my acne under control it didn't clear it. After realising that these products (Cetaphil, ACV, Aloe vera) had taken me as far as they could, I decided it was time to face up to the fact that I need some chemicals :rolleyes: So now I've done a... (9 replies)
... benzoyl peroxide vanishing cream for two days now and already my zits have cleared up a lot. ... (2 replies)
Jan 4, 2005
... giving me the same flaking and dryness that you describe. i stuck it out tho' and it only got worse! all that flaking and such clogged my pores further and my skin started to get extremely sensitive to the benzoyl peroxide. back to dermatologist! ... (5 replies)
... cystic acne is a combination of AHA, BHA and benzoyl peroxide. ... (13 replies)
... oticed that these areas no longer turn red. Instead, they have turned into a light brown color. I've also noticed that my face is unusually dry and there is some flaking as well. When I wash my face with a towel I notice that some of the browned skin actually comes off my face and onto my towel. I am very concerned right now. ... (2 replies)
Sensitive skin
Jul 4, 2005
... I too seem to be sensitive to Benzoyl Peroxide and also use Cetaphil as a cleanser. ... (2 replies)
... a micro. It's miserable at first with the dryness and flaking but I haven't flaked or experienced dryness in the last three months.......just smooth clear skin. ... (104 replies)
... I still had these hard, painful knots all over my jawline and cheeks. My face was extremely red, VERY dry and peely and raw feeling. I got so tired of my skin flaking off all the time. ... (0 replies)
... Ok! I aparently like fried my skin with this benzoyl peroxide bar of soap thing! The skin around my mouth is like flaking off and I cant even smile or eat bc it is so hurts soo bad! What should I do...exfoliate or wash it with soap or sumthing? ... (5 replies)
... Does it scar?...after tea tree oil?? :) (5 replies)
... il directly on my blemishes and find it helps them heal a lot faster. It is a natural antiseptic, antibacterial oil and has been shown to be just as effectove as benzoyl peroxide, but without all the side effects such as skin redness, dryness, flaking, etc. ... (5 replies)
... When I was first prescribed Clindamycin, I used it alone and it didn't help. When the new Benzaclin/Duac prescriptions came out, I decided to try the Clindamycin again, followed by an application of 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide. This really helped!!! Also, when I put Clindamycin on zits that were coming up or healing, I found them to heal A LOT faster than without it! That didn't... (4 replies)
Feb 11, 2004
... I've had acne for about a year, and I've been using benzoyl peroxide. My experience is that sometimes it helps, and other times it doesn't seem to do anything. ... (3 replies)
Originally posted by LittleBonJoviGirl: Please don't go the extraction route unless you're really desperate; acne surgery hurts SO badly and the hyperpigmentation you have to live with for a few weeks after is just terrible - one big sore. Post here if you find any good treatments! Good luck! ... (7 replies)
... salycic acid and benzoyl peroxide. ... (3 replies)

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