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AHA/BHA products that play nice with benzoyl peroxide?

Hey! I've been using benzoyl peroxide for about 6 weeks now, and it's pretty much entirely gotten rid of my inflamed acne - however, I still have about 20-30 whiteheads/closed comedones at any time. Manual exfoliation doesn't help at all. I know AHAs and/or BHAs are considered to be the best ingredients for fighting closed comedones, and I want to incorporate some into my skincare routine, but I'm worried about causing dryness and irritation due to the benzoyl peroxide (at present I have very mild, almost unnoticeable dryness from the BP). Has anyone used AHA/BHA products in conjunction with BP? Any recommendations for ones that won't cause too much trouble?

Re: AHA/BHA products that play nice with benzoyl peroxide?

@R1l3y I use the Paula's Choice CLEAR acne line.  She has a BHA exfoliant and a benzoyl peroxide treatment that I use together.  It's not at Sephora, but is WELL worth a try.



RE: AHA/BHA products that play nice with benzoyl peroxide?

Yep! I use the revolution skincare lactic acid + hyaluronic acid in the morning (even though it says to use at night) and my benzoyl peroxide in the evening. My skin hasn’t looked this good in a long time!
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