2.5% Benzoyl PeroxideTreatment: Dermatocare Reviews 2.5% Benzoyl PeroxideTreatment: Dermatocare Reviews

ON AMAZON 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide treatment is worth trying for red or pus-filled pimples on the face in oily skin type. Here are the key points:

Will it work? 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide treatment helps in reducing red or pus-filled pimples on face. It works by inhibiting the growth of acne causing bacteria. You might need additional oral antibiotics to control many red pimples. For body acne, you will need Benzoyl peroxide in 5% and 10 % concentration rather than 2.5 %. Benzoyl peroxide should not be used as the first-line treatment for black/whiteheads, they respond better to salicylic-based treatments. 

Acne has varied presentations and choice of treatment varies with the main type of acne lesion you have. I have mentioned the best acne cream that should be used for mild, moderate to severe acne in this article, Best Pimple Or Acne Remover Treatment: Dermatocare's Pick

For which skin type? 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide treatment come in gel form that is best suited for oily skin type. For combination skin type, you can use benzoyl peroxide in lotion base available from Paula's choice. 

Is it safe?

It has a formaldehyde based preservative, Diazolidinyl Urea that might cause allergy, irritation and there are some concerns that it might promote skin cancer, however on prolonged use at a much higher concentration as stated in the article,Formaldehyde- source, uses, side effects & avoidance measure (Dermatocare’s ingredients guide).

Will it irritate sensitive skin?

Yes, it might irritate sensitive skin. Thus, a cautious use is indicated.



Ingredient Type: Synthetic
Harmful Ing.: Diazolidinyl Urea
EWG : Not found
Comedogenic Ing.: None
Irritating Ing.: Phenoxyethanol, Diazolidinyl Urea, Benzoyl peroxide
Fragrances: None
Active Ing.:

Benzoyl peroxide 2.5 % helps to reduce red or pus-filled pimples by inhibiting the growth of acne causing bacteria.

Base Ing.: Gel base
Ingredient list: Active Ingredient: 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide Also Contains: Water, Butylene Glycol, Carbomer, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol, Diazolidinyl Urea, Sodium Hydroxide