Acnecide 5% Benzoyl Peroxide gel - 60g

Acnecide 5% Benzoyl Peroxide gel - 60g

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Acnecide 5% Benzoyl Peroxide gel 60g

Acne breakouts can really affect the self-esteem of those that suffer with them. There are a number of Acne treatments available out there, including a range of washes and gels from Acnecide, this is the larger version of their Acnecide gel.

Each 60g tube of Acnecide gel contains 5% benzoyl peroxide, making it an ideal solution for treating smaller often spot affected areas like your face. For larger areas such as your back or chest, it may be worth considering something like an Acnecide Wash to cover a bigger area.

Acnecide 5% Gel has been clinically proven to reduce the bacteria that causes spots. Microsphere technology contained in each gel is a special technology designed to get rid of excess oil and release glycerine to help moisturise the skin. If you are worried about skin irritation that can be caused by some acne treatments, the reviews of Acnecide gel 60g speak for themselves, this gel has positive effects while causing as little irritation as possible.

Before using Acnecide gel 60g

Ensure that you have read and understand the instructions for how to use Acnecide gel. If you require further information, or there is something that you aren’t sure of, then do consult your pharmacist. The Tower Health team is always happy to help.

How to use Acnecide gel 60g

Start by using Acnecide gel once daily, then increase to twice-daily if needed. If your skin starts to dry out or feel irritated, go back to using Acnecide once a day. Avoid contact with your eyes, lips and mouth. Avoid contact with hair and dyed fabrics, which may be bleached by the gel.

Fighting bacteria is only half the battle; it's also important to keep your skin clean and well hydrated.

Step 1- Cleanse

Wash your face with a product such as Acnecide face wash. This face wash cleanses without drying the skin and helps to reduce spot-causing bacteria.

Step 2 - Treat

Apply the Acnecide to the affected area and around the affected area. Reduces the bacteria that causes spots by 95%

Step 3 - Moisturise

While Acnecide should keep your skin hydrated, everybody’s skin is different. Moisturising the skin after washing with a product such as Acnecide Daily Moisturiser helps to prevent the skin from drying out and becoming irritable. Make sure that you use a moisturiser that works for your skin and doesn’t leave the skin feeling greasy.

How long does it take Acnecide 60g to work?

As with any acne skin treatment, Acnecide will require patience and a consistent routine to see the results that you want. Depending on your skin, it can take between 8-10 weeks to have the desired effect, but that doesn’t mean you should stop using it if the effect isn’t immediate.


The following precautions and warnings are taken from the Acnecide instruction leaflet.

  • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Acnecide gel 60g.
  • Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, angles of the nose and other mucous surfaces such as the lining of your nose. If accidental contact should occur, rinse thoroughly with warm water.
  • Acnecide gel should not be applied to damaged skin.
  • Acnecide may cause swelling and blistering of the skin, if any of these symptoms occur, use of the product should be discontinued.
  • This product may bleach hair and coloured fabrics including clothing, towels and bed linen. Be careful to avoid contact of the gel with these materials. Please make sure that you wash your hands thoroughly after you have used it.
  • Caution should be exercised when applying Acnecide to the neck and other sensitive areas.
  • Avoid repeated exposure to sunlight or other sources of UV light (e.g. sunbed) Other medicines and Acnecide
  • You should not use medicines with peeling, irritant and drying effects at the same time as Acnecide gel.
  • Do not use Acnecide with any other acne products that are used on the skin, unless your doctor or pharmacist has told you that you can, as this may cause your skin to become red and very sore.
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are breast-feeding, do not use this product unless your doctor has told you that you can.
  • Avoid using this product if you are breast-feeding unless your doctor has told you otherwise. If your doctor has recommended the use of this product while you are breast-feeding, you must not apply the gel onto your chest, this is to avoid exposure of your child to this product.

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Product Features

  • For the face, chest and back
  • Hydrous benzoyl peroxide reduces the bacteria that causes spots by 95%
  • Absorbs excess oil while releasing glycerine to hydrate your skin
  • Ideal for directly treating smaller areas
  • Our most popular acne solution

Product Details

This 60g Acnecide Gel treatment contains two technologies to help you escape the cycle of spots:

Benzoyl Peroxide: Clinically proven to reduce the bacteria that cause spots (Propionibacterium acnes) by 95%.

A special microsphere technology: To help absorb excess oil (a common factor in many Acne sufferers), while releasing glycerine to hydrate your skin.

Acnecide Gel 30g also available

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