PanOxyl : Benzoyl Peroxide (10%) Acne Foaming Wash

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Active Ingredient: Benzoyl Peroxide (10%). Inactive Ingredients: Cetearyl Alcohol, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Glycerin, Glycolic Acid, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Imidurea, Lactic Acid, Methylparaben, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), PEG 14M, Potassium Lauryl Sulfate, Water (Purified), Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium PCA, Titanium Dioxide, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch.

Items marked with red have tested a 3 or above (out of 5) in comedogenic (pore-clogging) testing.

Items marked with orange can be irritating and over-drying, especially to acne-prone skin.

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February 1, 2019
New formula breaks me out

I've been using this for several years & finally found something that worked. The new formula breaks my skin out and I'm glong to have to stop using it. It causes acne even where it had not been a problem. The new formula feels very greasy and slick on your face. It's back to square one. Maybe if I find something new it'll rid the acne that this new formula has caused. Absolutely horrible! 

January 17, 2019
Bye bye clear skin. <3

This was the ONLY product that cleared my acne!!!

now that they've changed the ingredients it does nothing for my skin! :@

November 18, 2018
New Formula Awful!!!
Lord why did they change the formula.?.?.?.? Most stupid idea ever. Do not purchase instead find a product that contains glycolic acid. They took it out.
August 24, 2018
New Formula is a Joke
Don't buy the new formula. Original formula worked great. Currently dealing with a breakout due to the new formula.
August 8, 2018
Please go back to the old formula
The old formula was so much better. I thought someone had played a joke on me by putting pool water in my facewash. The chlorine smell is not good.
August 29, 2018
I thought I got a bad batch....:( sadly I just figured out this is the "new formula" what a joke
July 7, 2018
I am breaking out from the New Formula that recently changed the inactive ingredients. I called the company to bring back the old formula and they totally dismissed my complaint.They wouldn't give me anyone to call to bring it back on the market. The company is rude and ignorant to their consumers. The old formula was the only treatment that was able to clear my acne vulgaris. I am 56 and have been using this product over 10 years and it was the ONLY product to clear my acne. The salicyic acid needs to be put back and the polymer need to be taken OUT-The NEW FORMULA's inactive ingredients are awful-it is slimey and greasy and leaves a gooey residue on your face making you feel unclean and it CLOGS YOUR POURS MAKING YOUR FACE BREAK OUT WITH LARGE POSTULES. THIS COMPANY MUST BRING BACK THE OLD PRODUCT IN ORDER TO HELP THOSE WHO SUFFER FROM SEVERE ACNE PROBLEMS. IT IS AN INJUSTICE THAT A PERFECTLY GOOD PRODUCT WAS CHANGED THAT WAS HIGHLY EFFECTIVE FOR MILLIONS OF PEOPLE WHO SUFFER FROM ACNE VULGARIS. PLEASE BRING BACK THE ORIGINAL FORMULA.
July 6, 2018
New garbage formula
Their new formula is pure garbage. Ingredients are totally different. I don't know how they can still call it 'foaming' wash. New product doesn't foam at all.
March 23, 2018
New Formula
The product ingredients have changed, (March 2018) it no longer includes glycolic acid. It has a different consistency and bleachy odor. I LOVED this product and am so dissapointed!! Any recommendations for a product that is similar?
May 18, 2018
I am also disappointed with the new product.
June 28, 2018
i found the older wash at cvs behind the boxes that said "new formula" i decided to try that first to see if the old formula is better, been using it for a week, i've seen improvements on my shoulders. i hope the new formula works just as well
June 30, 2018
Try Acne Foaming Wash from the Walgreens brand. It’s supposed to be compared with the old Panoxyl and has glycolic acid. It also has the pasty consistency of the old formula. Hope it helps.
January 2, 2018
Mild- Moderate Cystic Acne Treament
I have mild to moderate cystic acne along my jawline and lower cheeks and with some adult acne on my forehead. PanOxyl is seriously the best. I am using adapelene .03% and clindamycin lotion 1% both perscribed by my derm. I was originally using cetaphil as recommended from the doctor but I had a horrible initial breakout from the adapelene and was so depressed my face was covered in redness and cysts and cetaphil did nothing for my face. I came across PanOxyl in my local pharmacy and decided to give it a try. I saw a noticeable difference in 3 days. By 7 days my face was basically clear of all acne and redness. By week 2, my face is completely clear and my complexion is back to normal! I am still using PanOxyl once daily at night followed by adapelene and Cetaphil moisturizer. In the morning I wash my face with jojoba oil and put clindamycin lotion and cetaphil lotion for the day. This stuff seriously works if you have acne, however, it is severely drying. Like I mean my face is flaming and it's partially because of the adapelene retinoid but I wouldn't recommend using this more than 1 time per day but I would ask your derm. Just load up on mosturizer and you should be fine! I've also heard this doesn't work for everybody but you should give it a try because I had amazing results and wanted to share this because my acne has caused severe depression and if Theres anyone else struggling with it I hope this will help them find their cure as well! (Also the 4 stars is because it's so drying) otherwise would give it a 5.
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January 2, 2018
My face is flaking, not flaming.
December 30, 2017
Love PanOxyl!!!
I'm a 16 year-old girl and I've been using PanOxyl for a little over a month and it is AMAZING. I always thought anything my mom would give me wouldn't work, but I noticed the results in a few weeks. My forehead has cleared up and I barely have any marks on it. My cheeks still have acne scars but it has helped to get rid of new pimples that formed. It's so great, and I recommend it for anyone who is dealing with mild acne. It's also great for me because I have dry skin and it makes my face feel extremely soft afterwards. Just make sure to apply a generous amount of moisturizer after you dry your face.
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