Jan Marini Skin Research Benzoyl Peroxide 5% strength is the medication of choice for treating acne. Benzoyl Peroxide is recognized by the American Academy of Dermatology to significantly reduce the presence of P acne bacteria (the bacteria believed to play a primary role in the inflammatory aspect of the acne process). Many physicians and researchers believe that Benzoyl Peroxide, used in conjunction with Glycolic Acid, is a potent tool to achieve dramatic clearing of acne lesions and prevent changes within the follicle associated with the acne process. This highly micronized formula has a soft emollient consistency.Benefits:For acne or acne prone skin.Medically proven to dramatically assist in clearing acne lesions. Effective in minimizing open blackheads.Aids in preventing the formation of new lesions.Highly micronized formula has a soft emollient consistency.Special non-comedogenic moisturizers minimize dryness and irritation.