Jan Marini's Benzoyl Peroxide 5% is the medication of choice for treating acne. Benzoyl peroxide is recognized by the American Academy of Dermatology to significantly reduce the presence of P acne bacteria. This product not only dramatically clears up the appearance of acne lesions and blackheads but it also prevents the growth of P. acnes at the beginning of the acne process. This preparation minimizes dryness and irritation while providing maximum effectiveness. Its highly micronized formula has a soft emollient consistency. This product is aimed at users with acne or acne prone skin.