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Will I get flakiness from the regimen after using BP 10%?

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Hi all I just had a small question about this regimen. I have been using BP 10% cream for who knows how long now (probably 3 years) in combination with Clyndamycine lotion. I often get flaky skin when I have washed my face/took a shower.

Now my question is will my skin get real flaky from the regimen or will the flakiness be only minor since the skin is used to BP 10%? Anyone have any experience with this?

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Hi all I just had a small question about this regimen. I have been using BP 10% cream for who knows how long now (probably 3 years) in combination with Clyndamycine lotion. I often get flaky skin when I have washed my face/took a shower.

Now my question is will my skin get real flaky from the regimen or will the flakiness be only minor since the skin is used to BP 10%? Anyone have any experience with this?

Thanks

I've used both 2.5% and 10% BP off and on for probably a couple of years. I just started on Dan's regimen 5 days ago using Neutrogena's 2.5% BP. Even thought my skin has been exposed to BP before, I am still experiencing dryness and flakiness. It's not horrible, but if I look close in the mirror I can def see areas that are flaky. Overall, my face feels kind of tight and undermoisturized, even though I am moisturzing twice a day. I'm guessins this is because my skin isn't used to have BP applied all over twice a day. I ordered Dan's jojoba oil last week and can't wait to try it. The reviews are great and people say it really helps if your skin is dry and/or flaky.

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jojoba oil will help a lot, it should be a great helper for the moisturizer.

it's better to switch to 2.5% Skaster, it should help out with the flaking, but then again, you might get flake still because your using a new BP.

i didn't have flakes with Dan's BP after 5 months, ran out so i bought some more online. Used Neutrogena On the Spot as a replacement, and boom my skin became a wasteland.

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From the FAQs:

Q: I can't get a 2.5% benzoyl peroxide. Can I use a higher concentration?

A: 2.5% is best. However, anything up to 5% should most likely be fine, albeit more drying and no more effective. Avoid 10% preparations which will over dry. One exception is when dealing with pimples on the back. The skin in this area is tough and may withstand 10% nicely. If you can find a 10% much cheaper, feel free to try it on the back.

So why not simply use less of a 10% solution? Through trial and error I have found this does not work. I do not know exactly why using more of a 2.5% solution works better. My educated guess would be that when you use more of the product, there is more available to be absorbed into the skin.

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Hey guys thanks for the replies! I am considering to buy the regimen. Have some doubts since BP 10% has not been able to clear my skin after years of use ...

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Hey guys thanks for the replies! I am considering to buy the regimen. Have some doubts since BP 10% has not been able to clear my skin after years of use ...

Well it could not of worked because it's 10% and the irritation was too great. Also with all the dead skin blocking your pores and all.

i wouldn't say you'd need to buy the regimen, it only consist of three simple products.

Just go out a buy Neutrogena on the spot and see if it's less drying than your 10%.

Also, don't forget the regimen depends on how much BP is used.

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