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Matthew Spooner

Benzoyl peroxide 10%

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Hi guys, for the last week i have began using benzoyl peroxide 10% again after having an unscuccessful time using retin a. I have actually seen good results so far but over the last couple of days my skin has become really dry and is now flaky despite using moisturiser.

I am considering using the benzoyl peroxide 2.5% for a few days instead of the 10% but i am just worried that depsite this not drying my skin up as much as the 10% it will be less effective for my acne.

Could someone give me some advise on this please

many thanks

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Dan has found research that shows 2.5 is just as effective as the 10% but has the reduced irriation. Id definately give it a go, it works for many people.

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