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Redness, Inflamme and scratch like blemishes after a month and half of using 2.5% BP

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First off, I'm a 23 y/o Male with Combination/Sensitive/Acne Prone Skin.

I've been using Dans 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide for just over a month and a half, once a day (at night) and it really works. It cleared my Acne like nothing within 4 days and within the first 2 weeks of using it, i only encountered one pimple that disappeared in 2 days and after that, not a single one. But since Thursday night (which is 2 days from now) I've run in to a problem where certain areas on my face like the right side chin area, sides of my nose, mustache area, and upper region of my T Zone area have re-begun the initial "sensitive/redness" phase of "The Regimen" minus the flaking. But now I've got 3 tiny "scratch like" blemishes on my face with a bunch of redness.

I should also add that this didn't start until i changed from my usual "Thursday Plantation Tea tree face wash for Acne"  to the "Cetaphil Gentle face wash". I know that it should raise the red flag, but I'm on the fence due to the Cetaphil face wash being labeled "Gentle", and the amount of good reviews on how gentle the Cetaphil face wash is.


Is it my new face wash, or is it the BP ?
And if it's the BP, should i consider minimizing my use from once per day to one every three days ?

Oh! and this is how many daily skin care regimen goes:

Morning: Cleanse, Moisturize, Sunscreen
NIght: Cleanse, Half of an index fingers length of BP, Moisturize

I use the CeraVe Pm moisturizer for both the morning and night, even though it's meant for pm, it still does a good job for the day. I also add 4-5 drops of Hemp seed oil with my moisturizer at night.
And my sunscreen is the "La Roche Posay
Anthelios 60 Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid"

Any :) advice will be appreciated


 

 

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Stop using cleanser in the morning
you over dry your skin
yes it's good idea to start using acne treatment every other day if you see your skin improved
also acne treatments become more harsh when you keep in humid, warm place like restroom 

 

Also take inside vitamin E and flaxseed oil, it's great for skin

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