I've been using Acne.org moisturizer, cleanser and Benzoyl peroxide for a few years now. Every few months I will start the regimen but give up due to problems with BP:
- First my skin doesn't look healthy after applying BP
- It doesn't help my mild acne.
- It doesn't absorb very well; after I've gently massaged BP onto my face (for about 5-10 minutes) and it dries I can feel a layer of it still there (like a smooth hardness).
- After I massage 2 pumps of moisturizer on my face gets very greasy, when I rub my finger on it then look at my finger it is really shiny and covered in moisturizer/BP.
So I gave up on BP and just use half a pump of moisturizer every day, using any more than this makes my face greasy and my acne worse.
I have dry and flaky skin, the moisturizer clears it up very well but at the same time gives me a few pimples.
I have also tried adding jojoba oil or using AHA+ instead with no results. AHA just makes my skin look damaged like the BP.
I'm look for any advice I can get as I'm stuck!
Edit: This is day 2 and my skin hasn't reacted too badly, just very slightly irritated. I used 1 pump of moisturizer and it was a bit stingy but settled down quickly. Face isn't looking too greasy; it's acceptable for leaving the house and I may give it a pat down with some kitchen roll.
Edited by Lephole, 12 March 2013 - 10:06 AM.