What is benzoyl peroxide?
One of the most common and effective ingredients for the treatment of acne, benzoyl peroxide clears acne breakouts and helps prevent new acne blemishes from forming. This ingredient also helps promote the shedding of dead skin cells that can lead to clogged pores (and acne breakouts).1
1 Baumann, L. (2015) Cosmeceuticals and Cosmetic Ingredients (pp.292-296). New York: McGraw-Hill Medical