How to Choose and Use the right Benzac AC for your acne

How to Choose and Use the right Benzac AC for your acne

Does your acne get you down? Sometimes it’s hard to feel put together and polished when you have sore bumps all over your face.   If you are struggling with acne, you want a product that you know will fight pimples, while still looking after your skin.  Benzac AC Gel is a high quality, over the counter acne treatment that comes in different strengths so you can tailor it to your type of acne.

What is Benzac AC Gel?

benwomanBenzac AC Gel is a topical spot treatment for acne available in 3 strengths: 2.5%, 5% and 10%. The strengths indicate the varying amounts of the active ingredient benzoyl peroxide, so you can choose your strength depending on the severity of your acne.

What makes Benzac AC different from other pimple treatment products?

Benzac AC contains the active ingredient benzoyl peroxide which kills up to 94% of acne bacteria as well as helping to unblock the pores, and clear blackheads and whiteheads.

The Benzac AC range also includes cleansing and moisturising products that can support your skin during acne treatment.

How do you choose the strength that is suitable for your needs?

How to choose the right Benzac AC Strength

Benzac AC Gel 2.5 % –

is ideal for those who suffer from mild cases of acne.  It is the recommended strength for those who are just starting using pimple treatment products with benzoyl peroxide as an active ingredient.

Benzac AC Gel 5%

is recommended for those who suffer from moderate cases of acne.

Benzac AC Gel 10%

recommended for those who suffer from severe cases of acne. Cystic acne is more visible because it produces nodules plus numerous inflammatory papules and pustules. It can also cause visible scarring.  Papules are pimples with some redness or swelling.


To get the most of this acne gel, there are just 3 simple steps to follow:

Step 1 – Wash the affected area with mild skin cleanser. Rinse with water then pat to dry.

Step 2 – Apply a thin layer of Gel to the affected areas once daily.  Leave it on for 2 hours then rinse off. Pat skin dry.  

Step 3 – Apply a light moisturiser that does not clog the skin. If there is no experience of skin discomfort after 3 days, apply in the evening and leave it on all night.


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