The FDA's new guidelines confirm the safety of over-the-counter treatments such as benzoyl peroxide. "Benzoyl peroxide is photosensitive. Fair-skin individuals are particularly at risk. No matter what your skin type or how your body reacts to the sun, you should always wear sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher," said Dr. Jeffrey Dover, a former president of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.
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