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Can I use BP only once a day?

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Has anyone tried BP only once a day and still had a good result?

I started using BP about a week ago, and I used it twice a day for the first two days and it made my skin way to dry and itchy.

So i'm only using it at night. Is it ok?

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Most people here are going to tell you to continue to do it twice a day for about 3 months in order for the redness, flakiness, and itchiness to go away. My flakiness and itchyness did fade, however the redness did not. The choice is yours. I do it once a day with pretty good results. In the morning I use a gylcolic acid or salacylic acid to give my face a rest. I seem to have better results when using bp once a day. But remember the choice is yours, you might want to stick with it to see if the side effects fade, most of the time they do.

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in my experience, you'd want to use a good quality lotion with it after it finishes drying. it makes my skin quite dry and flaky too, but it goes away immediately when I use some Lubriderm advanced therapy extra-dry skin formula. I'm sure there's much better lotions for it, I've heard anything with alpha hydroxy is great, but all in all a good quality lotion should fix that right up for you ^_^

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Will you get as good results as if you used it twice a day? Probably not.

I currently use Duac Gel (5% BP, 1% clindamycin) prescribed by my dermatologist once a day at night, and it seems to work. Once my skin is more accustomed to it and isn't as dry, I might start using 2.5% BP in the morning as well.

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