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I know some of the bp that derm's give perscriptions for while be a mix between 5% bp and 1% *insert anti-biotic*. It says to refrigerate after you mix the bp and antibiotic, most likely because it preserves the antibiotic...

Otherwise I know some people like thicker bp so they'll put it in the fridge to make it more of a consistant mixture.

And trust me, putting on cold bp is very weird feeling at first.

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No, warm water/hot water opens pores. Cold water shrinks em. I dont see why people put the BP in the fridge, the only benefit, like said above, is getting hte gel thicker. Personally Ive never tried it but my room temperature BP works fine for me.

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Neither hot or cold water opens up pores nor does the temperature "shrink" them. Like I said I'm not sure if the cold technique actually does anything but it certainly doesn't cause me to break me out more than usual, it leaves my skin less irritated and I like the feeling against my skin.

Ice reduces swelling and inflammation and hence redness.

By reducing inflammation the theory is BP can get to the target faster.

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