Acnecide 5% Wash 50g

Original price was: £9.99.Current price is: £8.45.


Acnecide 5% Wash is a benzoyl peroxide face wash used to treat acne. It contains 5% of the active ingredient, benzoyl peroxide, which reduces bacteria and inflammation in the skin. Acnecide also contains glycerine, which nourishes the skin and helps maintain hydration levels.

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Acnecide 5% Wash is a treatment for mild acne on the face, chest and back. It contains 5% Benzoyl Peroxide, which kills up to 95% of spot-causing bacteria. It also absorbs excess oil and contains glycerine to help hydrate the skin and leave it feeling smooth and nourished.

  • Destroys 95% of spot-causing bacteria
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Nourishes the skin with glycerine

Acnecide 5% Benzoyl Peroxide Gel is a unique, dermatologist-recommended acne treatment that provides proven results. It destroys 95% of spot-causing bacteria on contact and helps to prevent future breakouts.

While other products might dry out your skin, Acnecide 5% wash is enriched with glycerine, a natural skin moisturiser. Glycerine helps protect the skin moisture barrier, keeping your skin smooth and hydrated as you tackle your skin conditions.

Since this product contains the active ingredient benzoyl peroxide, your skin may be more sensitive to sunlight than usual. Try to stay out of the sun or apply sunscreen if sun exposure cannot be avoided. Protect your skin by covering up or wearing a hat that covers your face. Avoid sunbeds and sun lamps while using this product.

This item may bleach items, including hair, clothing and towels. Wash your hands thoroughly after use to avoid accidental bleaching.


  • Active ingredients: Hydrous benzoyl peroxide equivalent to benzoyl peroxide 5% w/w.
  • Other ingredients: Acrylates copolymer, Glycerol, Carbomer 940, Sodium C14 – C16 Olefin Sulfonate, Sodium Hydroxide (For pH adjustment), Purified Water


  • 50g tube


  • Not to be used with other Benzoyl Peroxide products unless instructed by your doctor.
  • Use twice per day to cleanse the skin.
  • Wet the affected area and then apply this cleansing gel. Massage the skin for one to two minutes, and then rinse thoroughly. Pat dry with a soft towel.


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