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#1 zoomfire

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 11:08 AM

hello i am male 18yrs and have moderate acne.I started with benzoyl peroxide 2.5% gel.I apply it in night.i am trying it for 3days and i can find that my acne is getting increased.i am getting bumps and inflamed pimples :( is that normal?
and i have a doubt too.Is benzoyl peroxide a retinoid ????

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 11:38 AM

Yes BP can inflame your skin in the early stages, which may contribute to acne increase. Keep going for several months and make sure your applying it exactly as dan suggests.

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 05:08 AM

yes dude it is normal it gets worse before its gets better, give it 3-4 weeks you should see good improvement, btw its called an initial breakout.

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:32 AM

ok and benzoyl peroxide is also a retinoid ????




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