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Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief

Proactiv

Emergency Blemish Relief

Item #: 2500644 Size: 0.33 oz

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Proactiv's Emergency Blemish Relief is an invisible spot treatment for unexpected blemishes that contains a powerful double dose of microcrystal benzoyl peroxide to target acne-causing bacteria inside pores to clear up acne blemishes.

Features:
  • Contains an extra dose of acne fighting prescription-grade, micro-crystal benzoyl peroxide (5%).
  • Perfect for on-the-go spot treatment.
  • Designed to unclogs pores.
  • Specially formulated to help absorb excess oil and clear emergency blemishes fast.
  • Penetrates deep into the pores to help prevent new blemishes from forming.
  • Non-comedogenic.
  • Dermatologist tested.

Ingredients:
  • 5% Benzoyl Peroxide: Contains micro-crystal, prescription-grade benzoyl peroxide (BPO) designed to slip into pores to quickly kill acne-causing bacteria, helping to clear up acne blemishes and preventing new ones from forming.
  • Allantoin: The active ingredient in the herb comfrey that's designed to moisturize and soothe the skin.
Dab onto affected area with a cotton swab or finger one to three times daily. If going outside, use a sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher.

Precautions: Do not use if you have very sensitive skin or are sensitive to benzoyl peroxide. For external use only. When using this product do not use this product more than three times per day. Skin irritation and dryness are more likely to occur if you use another topical acne medication at the same time. If irritation occurs, only use one topical acne medication at a time. Avoid unnecessary sun exposure and use a sunscreen. Avoid contact with the eyes, lips, and mouth. Avoid contact with hair and dyed fabrics, which may be bleached by this product. Skin irritation may occur, characterized by redness, burning, itching, peeling, or possibly swelling. Irritation may be reduced by using the product less frequently or in a lower concentration. Stop use and ask a doctor if irritation becomes severe. 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: Cleanse the skin thoroughly before applying this product. Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer and rinse thoroughly one to three times daily. Because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily if needed or as directed by a doctor. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day. If going outside, apply sunscreen after using this product. If irritation or sensitivity develops, stop use of both products and ask a doctor.
Active: Benzoyl Peroxide, 5%. Inactive: Water, Ethoxydiglycol, Cyclopentasiloxane, Methylpropanediol, Steareth-2, Cyclohexasiloxane, Steareth-21, Polyquaternium-37, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Propylene Glycol, PPG-1 Trideceth-6, Panthenol, Allantoin, Diazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Fragrance.

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ProactivEmergency Blemish Relief
 
4.4

(based on 22 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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4.0

Very good product

By Pam Beasley

from Tennessee

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Works quickly

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Small amount

Best Uses

  • Quickly eliminating sudden acne flare ups

Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

I used this product for sudden blemishes and it worked overnight! A little pricy for such small quantity.

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1.0

Makes acne worse

By Anonymous

from Michigan

Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

Proactive uses a mind trick. Their products feel nice and make it seem like the product is working. But really they are adding ingredients that will make your acne worse in the long run. All to keep you buying their product.

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  • No

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Holy grail spot treatment

By Melissa

from Colorado Springs Colorado

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Fast acting
  • Non drying
  • Not too expensive

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Stubborn pimples

    Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

    Okay so - I am 27 and finally caved in on proactiv. Nothing was working. All the negative comments steered me away. Well - I finally bought the three step system and this spot treatment. Holy Hannah. It works. Two marks I've had for over 2 weeks that wouldn't budge are over 90% gone overnight. No I am not paid for my review nor do I get anything out of it. I want other women to feel beautiful and know there is hope for better skin. Photo I am uploading is 100% natural. No filters and absolutely zero make up. My skin is almost completely clear with their system and this spot treatment. You have nothing to lose in the uphill battle with acne. Get it !

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    5.0

    Perfect!

    By Chris

    from Fort Collins, CO

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Works quick

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

        Works great on skin and doesn't dry it out.

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        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I would buy this again

        By Kari

        from Nashville, TN

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Definitely helps my blemishes go away quicker.
        • GREAT for on the spot treatment.

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • As needed

          Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

          Works well. I'm an acne-prone adult and use this as soon as I can tell a blemish is developing. I use it after my moisturizer at night and in the morning, even under my makeup, too.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Amazing...

          By Jenny G

          from Cleveland,OH

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

          I have not had a breakout since I started using it!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          The best I've used. Works fast!

          By Michy

          from SW Florida

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

          By far the best medication I've used to rid pimples. By the next day, the redness and swelling have significantly been reduced. This product works fast.

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          5.0

          Great product

          By Melissa

          from Trenton, NJ

          Verified Reviewer

          Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

          Healed little random pimples quickly! First it reduced their redness, then they disappear faster than they normally do.

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          5.0

          Works Well

          By Gina

          from Winfield IL

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

          I bought this for my teenage niece who has had acne for years now. She LOVES it. She applies it as directed and told me she woke up the next morning and her acne was all but gone.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Buy again

          By Dolly

          from Nj

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

          Ok

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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            Does this product get rid of dark spots on face?
            Asked on 5/29/2017 by Shika from Johnstown, PA

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              A:

              Hi Shika, this product is a spot treatment for any blemishes that may pop up. For a product that helps get rid of dark spots, we would recommend our Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum.

              Answered on 5/30/2017 by Brand Expert from Proactiv
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