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benzoyl peroxide treatment with salycic acid moisturizer?

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Is this a good idea? i saw spetro jel selling these moisturizers with S.A.

When i started to go with Benzoyl peroxide my skin started to dry out.

I live in Canada Ontario Toronto and i was wondering if theres something i can pick out locally because i can only find spectro jel.

I need help please my skin is so dry T_T

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Using BP and Salicylic Acid at the same time can actually be pretty irritating.

This is from the Acne.org FAQs:

Q: Can I use salicylic acid with the Regimen?

A: The jury is still out. The majority of medical books I scoured for acne medication information specifically warn against the combination of salicylic acid with benzoyl peroxide, calling it "overly irritating". Several people on the Regimen have noted this. This warning is echoed when combining benzoyl peroxide with several other acne medications as well, resorcinol and sulfur to name two. Remember, irritation aggravates breakouts.

However, some Acne.org members have used salicylic acid with benzoyl peroxide successfully. If you want to try this, first use the Regimen without salicylic acid until you are completely clear. Then, feel free to add in one variable at a time such as the addition of salicylic acid.

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Using BP and Salicylic Acid at the same time can actually be pretty irritating.

This is from the Acne.org :

Q: Can I use salicylic acid with the Regimen?

A: The jury is still out. The majority of medical books I scoured for acne medication information specifically warn against the combination of salicylic acid with benzoyl peroxide, calling it "overly irritating". Several people on the Regimen have noted this. This warning is echoed when combining benzoyl peroxide with several other acne medications as well, resorcinol and sulfur to name two. Remember, irritation aggravates breakouts.

However, some Acne.org members have used salicylic acid with benzoyl peroxide successfully. If you want to try this, first use the Regimen without salicylic acid until you are completely clear. Then, feel free to add in one variable at a time such as the addition of salicylic acid.

I realize that you may not be on The Regimen, but the information about BP and SA applies all the same.

I see what you mean now. But i am on a over the counter Regimen.

Im missing a moisturizer though and im currently trying to find somewhere local to get one :/

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What percentage is the SA? I've used 0.5% SA with BP before and there was a redness intitially, but my skin got used to it. However i applied the SA first, let it settle down, then moisturizer and then the BP on top. Still worked, but i'm not sure if it'll work if the SA and moisturizer are together..

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Using BP and Salicylic Acid at the same time can actually be pretty irritating.

This is from the Acne.org :

Q: Can I use salicylic acid with the Regimen?

A: The jury is still out. The majority of medical books I scoured for acne medication information specifically warn against the combination of salicylic acid with benzoyl peroxide, calling it "overly irritating". Several people on the Regimen have noted this. This warning is echoed when combining benzoyl peroxide with several other acne medications as well, resorcinol and sulfur to name two. Remember, irritation aggravates breakouts.

However, some Acne.org members have used salicylic acid with benzoyl peroxide successfully. If you want to try this, first use the Regimen without salicylic acid until you are completely clear. Then, feel free to add in one variable at a time such as the addition of salicylic acid.

I realize that you may not be on The Regimen, but the information about BP and SA applies all the same.

I see what you mean now. But i am on a over the counter Regimen.

Im missing a moisturizer though and im currently trying to find somewhere local to get one :/

I know :/ Really weird.

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