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Is Benzoyl peroxide a Safe Acne Treatment?

Is Benzoyl peroxide a Safe Acne Treatment?

Is Benzoyl peroxide a Safe Acne Treatment?

Benzoyl peroxide remains one of the most widely used preparations in acne treatment products. When applied topically, benzoyl peroxide works by releasing oxygen to the pores of the skin to help kill off the acne causing bacteria (p – acnes) which cannot survive in an oxygen-rich environment. It is also a powerful exfoliator that removes dead surface skin cells and clearing up pore-clogging debris that causes blackheads and whiteheads. This exfoliating action helps to clear your pores to reduce sebum blockages.

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