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... a salicylic acid cleanser and have seldom breakouts? ... (3 replies)
... Go natural by using sulfur based products vs salicylic Acid or BP. Sulfur is great for acne and oily skin becasue of its antibacterial and antifungal properties. ... (7 replies)
... 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)

... It's been my experience that salicylic acid makes my skin feel better and more healthy than benzoyl peroxide. When I use benzoyl peroxide, it turns my face red. ... (12 replies)
... salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, or triclosan? ... (1 replies)
... Well, they are both excellent. Salicylic Acid helps to penetrate the pores and exfoliate the skin. Benzoyl Peroxide doesnt do this. My advice, would be to try and incorporate them both. But be careful because this can cause severe dryness or irritation. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, I have tried all three of these products and would say that benzoyl peroxide is the best out of the three for treating acne, Salycylic acid did nothing for me at all and Triclosan is normally found in an antiseptic cream and is used to prevent infections. (1 replies)
... BP has been found to be more effective for men, but I find a combination of Salicylic Acid and BP works best. ... (12 replies)
... salicylic acid and my skin has never been better. I'm doing other things too like vitamin suppliments and Aloe Vera Gel, but I really do believe that the salicylic acid has done wonders for me. My breakouts have been less frequent and also less dramatic. ... (12 replies)
... I suggest using salicylic acid. ... (12 replies)
... Salicylic acid is great for unclogging pores and exfoliating the skin. Benzoyl peroxide actually kills bacteria. ... (6 replies)
... Not all BP dries your skin out. I use Paulas Choice 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide solution and it doesn't dry me out or make me red at all. Other BP products have, however, so it really depends on what you use. (12 replies)
... i hate my body acne. :( it's just little red bumps but they're pretty much all over my back & arms & a few on my chest. i tried the neutrogena body clear body wash but i had to quit cos it made it a lot worse. it's back to normal now & i've been using panoxyl 10% benzoyl peroxide bar. i've never used b.p. on my body acne before but i like it a lot more than salicylic acid but... (0 replies)
... and Proactiv's active incredient is Benzoyl Peroxide. What's the difference there? ... (5 replies)
... My experience with Proactiv and a 2.5% BP face reacts fine for a month or maybe a month and a half, but then my face gets red splotches, which quite honestly looks WORSE than regular pimples. My skin on my forehead, cheeks and jawline also got flaky. The worst part was that I still had white head breakouts on my face as well. In a 14 day cycle, I usually had one... (12 replies)
... i find that bp prevents breakouts more effectively than sa does (12 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)
... Personally I've never used Benzol P, I did go through a phase of using Clinique's night time gel (salicyic acid) and it made no difference to my condition.. Then I went to the Docs and was prescribed topical anitbiotic solution (clindamycin phosphate) and within a week i was clear! Hope this isn't going off the topic too much.. It's just that I went through a phase of... (12 replies)
... If you re-read my post, I did not say nor did I imply it causes hyperpigmentation in everyone. If your skin type is susceptible to hyperpigmentation, it does not matter the % you use. (12 replies)
... I use BP every other day and I have no hyperpigmentation, so that is not true. (12 replies)

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