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Proactiv Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum

Proactiv

Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum

1.0 oz Item 2500642

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Now you can fade and renew unwanted dark spots left behind by cleared acne blemishes with Proactiv's Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum. This advanced treatment serum with maximum-strength skin lightening medicine - the most effective you can buy without a prescription - helps to gradually fade dark marks caused by sun damage, like freckles, age and liver spots. It goes on invisibly - even under makeup.

Features:
  • Gradually fades dark brownish discoloration, pigment, spots, and blotches
  • Helps lighten post acne marks
  • Helps calm and soothe the skin with sea buckhorn
  • Can also be used for the gradual fading of freckles and age and liver spots
  • Clear, gel-like serum formula
  • Paraben-free
  • Non-Comedogenic
  • Dermatologist tested
After thoroughly cleansing the skin, apply a thin layer to the affected area or as directed by a doctor. Discontinue use if no improvement is seen after 3 months of treatment. Avoid unnecessary sun exposure and use a sunscreen during the day of SPF 15 or higher.

Precautions: For external use only. When using this product avoid unnecessary sun exposure and use a sunscreen. Some users of this product may experience a mild skin irritation. Do not use on children under 12 years of age, unless directed by a doctor. Stop use and ask a doctor if skin irritation becomes severe or gradual darkening of the skin occurs. If pregnant or breast feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Sensitivity Test for a New User: Apply product sparingly to one or two small affected areas during the first 3 days. If no discomfort occurs, follow the directions stated below.

Sensitivity Test: After thoroughly cleansing the skin, apply a thin layer to the affected area or as directed by a doctor. Discontinue use if no improvement is seen after 3 months of treatment. Keep away from eyes, lips and mouth. Avoid product contact with hair and dyed fabrics, including carpets and clothing which may be bleached by this product. Lightening effect of this product may not be noticeable when used on very dark skin. This product may darken over time which is normal and does not affect the product performance. If going outside, apply sunscreen after using this product. If irritation or sensitivity develops, stop use of both products and ask a doctor.
Active: Hydroquinone, 2%. Inactive: Water, Alcohol Denat., PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Polysorbate 20, Hippophae Rhamnoides Oil, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Sodium Metabisulfite, Sodium Sulfite, Disodium EDTA, Citric Acid, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Fragrance.

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ProactivAdvanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum
 
4.6

(based on 12 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (10)
  • Effective (9)
  • Hydrates skin (4)
  • Minimizes pores (3)
  • Soothing (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Adult acne (3)
  • Moderate acne (3)
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5.0

It really works

By Titi

from Levittown ny

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Works Effectively

Cons

  • Dries Out Skin

Best Uses

  • Dark spot

Comments about Proactiv Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum:

Great product

 
5.0

Worth the Money

By Amanda

from Northern VA

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adult Acne

    Comments about Proactiv Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum:

    This really works. At 26, I still suffer from acne, and this helps with my scarring. It is expensive, but I think it is worth the money since it works for me. I am purchasing my third bottle.

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    amazing

    By @plsv_a

    from Atlanta GA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Moderate Acne

      Comments about Proactiv Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum:

      I looked into dark spot remover because I am pregnant with my second child (im 28) and started noticing dark skin that I feel makes me look I have a mustache on my upper lip. I selected this product because I used proactive as a teenager so I trust the brand and the price was reasonable compared to other products with similar ratings that were much more expensive.
      I am 4 days in 4 DAYS!!!! and the dark spots from this pregnancy & my first pregnancy are almost gone. My very minimal acne scaring -- spots that kind of look like active pimples but are easily concealed with makeup, seem to be taking a little longer, but hey, only 4 days in, i'm sure they will start to disappear. I couldn't be happier. I have all white linens so i'm not sure if it bleaches stuff or not. Iv used it twice a day everyday. I'm very impressed. my skin overall seems brighter and softer. No burning, peeling or weird side effects. I typically feel burning from topical skin treatments, but nothing with this.

       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again!!

      By Shi

      from North Haven Ct

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Hydrates Skin
      • Minimizes Pores
      • Soothing
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Moderate Acne

        Comments about Proactiv Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum:

        It's affective and work as it says!

        (2 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Not seeing results

        By CP

        from Arlington TX

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

          Comments about Proactiv Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum:

          Have been using this for about a week now and unfortunately have not seen any results. I may be taking this back but will give it one more week.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          This product is amazing!!!

          By Lucy

          from Sur Carolina

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Hydrates Skin
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Proactiv Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum:

              I definitely recommended to a friend, it really works on my my spot, I've been trying a lot of different products, until a friend told me about this product and I tried, and finally my spot disappear!! Thanks proactiv amazing product!!

              (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I will continue to buy this

              By Angelbaby

              from Maynardville tn

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • I have bad melasma and it seems to have to bit
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Proactiv Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum:

                  This product has lightened my melasma quite a bit

                  (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  It's okay

                  By Lizzie

                  from Michigan City,IN

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Minimizes Pores
                  • Smells Great
                  • Soothing
                  • Works Effectively

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Adult Acne
                    • Blackheads & Whiteheads
                    • Severe Acne

                    Comments about Proactiv Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum:

                    I bought this to help with my acne scars. I will have to use it longer to see if it helps. So far so good! I will be purchasing again

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Great product!

                    By Proactiv Pro

                    from Flagstaff, Arizona

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Hydrates Skin
                    • Works Effectively

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Acne scarring/dark spots

                      Comments about Proactiv Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum:

                      I have only been using for a couple weeks but have seen improvement in the pigment of my acne scarring. I have noticed my skin is definitely more even and bright.

                      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great product

                      By Lbyrnes

                      from Kentucky

                      About Me Budget Buyer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Hydrates Skin
                      • Minimizes Pores
                      • Soothing
                      • Works Effectively

                      Cons

                      • Smells bad

                      Best Uses

                      • Adult Acne
                      • Blackheads & Whiteheads
                      • Inflammatory Acne
                      • Moderate Acne
                      • Severe Acne
                      • Teen Acne

                      Comments about Proactiv Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum:

                      I am conservative with money but I did splurge on this product and I'm glad I did. I've had acne on my chin for 15-20 years. Between this product and the emergency blemish product I can now go without make up if I want to. This has helped with the redness I would get after the pimple was gone. GREAT PRODUCT!!!!

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                      • Q:

                        Does this product clear acne scars?
                        Asked on 8/17/2017 by vivienne76 from Chicago

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                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          This product helps lighten post acne marks as well as fade and renew unwanted dark spots.

                          Answered on 8/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Proactiv
                      • Q:

                        How often should you use it.? Once a day or twice.? Morning or night or both
                        Asked on 7/8/2017 by Jenee from Saint Petersburg, Fl

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          You may use up to twice a day, as often as needed. Apply a sunscreen during the day if using this product.

                          Answered on 7/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Proactiv
                      • Q:

                        Hiw do you use this with the 3 step + system? Before or after the 3rd step?
                        Asked on 4/24/2017 by SB from Orlando

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          You may use our Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum before OR after step 3 in our system, but we would recommend using it between steps 2 and 3. Also, be sure to use with an SPF if you have sun exposure.

                          Answered on 5/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Proactiv
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