Q. I have very sensitive skin that reacts badly to everything. I have used Listerine for years to clear up small blemishes. Apply a dab to the area at night and usually by morning the spot is clear. It doesn't irritate the surrounding skin either. My husband has started using it for shaving bumps too.
A. The herbal extracts and alcohol in Listerine that are supposed to “kill germs by millions on contact” may be useful in helping your blemishes heal. We have heard from other readers who have used Listerine in this way.