Benzoyl Peroxide

Topical Antibacterial

Benzoyl peroxide works through the following mechanisms:

Antibacterial activity

Benzoyl peroxide kills acne bacteria (C. acnes).  

Anti-keratinization activity

Benzoyl peroxide reduces the production of keratin (a sticky skin protein), which helps skin cells shed from the skin. This helps clear and prevent clogged pores.