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16 May

Acne prone dry skin
Hi. I have acne prone skin and have started using benzac ac 5 gel but it makes my skin dry and start to peel (as expected). So I would like to know what kind of moisturiser to use for my skin. Any suggestions? Also I have very sensittive skin yikes
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21 May

Thank you for the question.

My recommendation would be to use a moisturiser that helps to repair the skin barrier and retain moisture in the skin. Please have a look at LAMELLE Serra Restore Cream: https://skinmiles.com/product/lamelle-serra-restore/ or LAMELLE

Barrier Repair Cream: https://skinmiles.com/product/lamelle-barrier-repair-cream/ (although this one is quite thick and greasy) or SBR Repair Cream.

This should help with the reaction you are experiencing and help with the sensitive skin.

It also may be a good idea to slowly introduce the Benzac Gel to your skin regime as follows; apply every 3rd day for 2 weeks, then every 2nd day for 2 weeks and then daily.

I hope the above has helped

Kind regards

Dr Alek Nikolic

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