Benzoyl Peroxide vs Salicylic Acid.Which is better for acne?

Benzoyl Peroxide vs Salicylic acid
Benzoyl Peroxide vs Salicylic acid.which is better?


Today we will discuss about acne and pimple. which is one of the major problem of teenagers,adult. Most teenager are irritated. they want to get relief from skin problem. Patients uses different kind of product on his/her face. before consulting with  dermatologist or doctor. They do not know which product is good for healthy skin. so  after using different kinds of effect seen on the face.

Before discussing on the topic which is better. first of all know about benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid.

Benzoyl Peroxide: 

Benzoyl peroxide is a dermatologic agent. It’s used in the treatment of skin diseases like acne, pimple. which is mainly seen in the teenager and adult (age of 12 or 13 to 25 years old mainly). It is also used to treat white head or black head bumps. It kills the  bacteria.

Salicylic Acid: 

Salicylic Acid is beta hydroxy acid. It’s ingredients is oil soluble. It is available naturally from winter green leaves  or barks. It’s also prepared in the laboratory. but it work in the same ways. After applying a layer on the skin.  through pore it dissolve the oil.  and other sticky substance  which form clog. It also has anti-bacterial property. so it’s used to cure bacterial acne and pimple.

Which is better ? Benzoyl Peroxide or Salicylic Acid.

We all wants to know. which is better Benzoyl Peroxide or Salicylic Acid. Both medicine are used to treat acne and pimple or any other bacterial infection on the skin. both has good and bad property.

If you want frequents treatment.  then benzoyl peroxide is better for them. It kills the acne or pimple.  causing bacteria from deep skin. You can see the effect from 1st or 2nd week. But over doses is harmful. it can cause redness , pain ,dryness of skin.  and be away from direct sunlight.

Salicylic acid is also better. but it works slowly in compare to benzoyl peroxide.  You can see the effect from 5th or 6th week.  but it has lesser side effect than benzoyl peroxide. It is available in 1%, 2%, 5%. but if you are self medicating. Then salicylic acid 1 or 2 % is better. don’t use more concentration.

Overall  Benzoyl Peroxide is better.  but you  have to follow doctor advice. due to its more side effect than salicylic acid.

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