The medicated powder is very absorbent, but the occlusive nature of the zinc helps keep the skin from becoming too dry. Zinc also adds additional anti-microbial properties on top of what is in the benzoyl peroxide. We were pleased to see it does not include any comedogenic properties or fragrances, which are known skin irritants. It is one of the more expensive products we have reviewed, but the results have been promising and the inclusion of a powerful antioxidant does help justify the price. More Information
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