Questions tagged [benzoyl-peroxide]
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Why can't Benzoyl Peroxide kill fungi, unlike bactericidal and fungicidal Salicyclic Acid?
Benzoyl peroxide is not an anti-fungal. Why's Benzoyl Peroxide merely antibacterial, but NOT antifungal? Salicyclic Acid is both antibacterial1 and antifungal2. 1 Song, Xiaoqiu, Rui Li, Qian Zhang, ...
How can 5% and 10% concentrations of benzoyl peroxide, be less effective than the 2.5%?
Herbert P. Goodheart, MD 1971 (Hahnemann Medical College). Acne For Dummies (2006). p. 234. Benzoyl peroxide is the most commonly used over-the-counter acne medication, and is also the most ...
Is benzoyl peroxide as body wash less effective than creams? [closed]
For severe acne, wouldn't it be most effective to contact and subject the affected areas to Benzoyl Peroxide (BPO) for as long as possible? If yes, then ought it not be applied as a cream? As a body ...
Acne underneath skin [closed]
Introduction Okay, I've almost won my war. The battle, its almost won... However, I must still claim victory in my final battle. The battle against the little enemies, the ones that have fought with ...
What are effective and safe treatments to speed up the healing process of unsightly scabs?
I have several unsightly scabs in prominent places (handful on face and a couple on arms and hands, but a rather large one on my knee) due to minor cuts I sustained from last weekend's yard work. What ...
Is there any alternative to Accutane for acne treatment?
I have had acne for 4 years straight and it has been getting worse and worse, ever since. I've tried every trick in the book: Tea tree oil Benzoyl Peroxide Retin A (0.025%; 0.05%; 0.1%) ...
Why are retinoids applied only after washing the face?
Is there a reason behind washing your face before applying retinoids? I do not know why this is required. Of course, assuming you haven't done anything dirty (like sweat) during the day. This is ...