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BP 10% Gel Topical Vs. BP 10% Wash

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Old 05-31-2003, 01:02 AM   #1
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Post BP 10% Gel Topical Vs. BP 10% Wash

Basically which one is better to use? Use both right after one another or use only one? Give me insight thanks

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Old 05-31-2003, 12:38 PM   #2
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the gel is better in my opinion b/c it stays on your face .. you just wash the BP away when you use it in a face wash .. I use a gentle face wash and then use BP gel and it seems to work well .. I was using a BP soap but it irrataed my face before my BP gel and it didn't work .. just my opinion, of course ...

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Old 05-31-2003, 01:15 PM   #3
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Hey Jim i was wondering what if i use the BP wash and the BP gel? My skin is not irritated by that at all, but i was wondering if the BP wash is enough to take the place of say clearisal Acne wash. Thanks

Old 05-31-2003, 04:33 PM   #4
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I'm the other way around. I prefer a BP face wash. The leave-on gel irritates my skin, as it keeps on for too long. I use the BP wash to kill the bacteria, and then I use a salicylic acid gel since it's less damaging. It works very well, although I have these bumps on my forehead that aren't going away. I'm thinking of using an AHA to try and fix it. Dunno what to do about that, but I don't have very noticeable blemishes any longer.

Old 05-31-2003, 05:06 PM   #5
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you can get benzoyl preoxide in a gel? i didnt know that, is it less harsh than the cream version? i've tried %2.5, %4, %5 creams, all of which caused some kind of burnyness for me, is the gel version less burny and irratating?

Old 05-31-2003, 06:55 PM   #6
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Well anything acne gel form is more harsh to your skin, so if you have sensitive skin i wouldnt get the gel form. Well i decided to use BP wash then use clindamycin.

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