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Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator

Proactiv

Skin Smoothing Exfoliator

Item #: 2500635 Size: 6.0 oz

Proactiv+'s creamy, cushiony cleanser is formulated with prescription-strength micro-crystal benzoyl peroxide to clear up acne blemishes and help prevent new ones from forming. It also contains tiny exfoliating beads and glycolic acid, which help to gently resurface the skin to reveal a smoother, softer-looking complexion.

Features:
  • Helps prevent breakouts by killing acne-causing bacteria.
  • Cleans and gently exfoliates the skin.
  • Helps to minimize the appearance of pores.
  • Designed to help reveal smoother, softer, healthier-looking skin.
  • Creamy, airy, cushiony texture.
  • Fip-top packaging for ease of use.
  • Non-greasy.
  • Sulfate-free.
  • Paraben-free.
  • Non-comedogenic.
  • Dermatologist tested.
  • Suitable for all skin types - oily, dry, combination, normal and sensitive.

Ingredients:
  • Benzoyl Peroxide (2.5%): Contains micro-crystal, prescription-quality benzoyl peroxide (BPO) designed to quickly kill acne-causing bacteria helping to clear up acne blemishes and prevent new ones from forming.
  • Pore Resurfacer: Gentle exfoliating beads work together with glycolic acid to help slough away dull, dry layers of dead skin cells, helping to clear pores and prep them for the Pore Targeting Treatment.
  • Moisture Complex: A combination of a humectant and emollient designed to help retain moisture and leave skin feeling smooth, soft, supple and hydrated after cleansing.
  • Mild Cleanser: A naturally derived, sulfate-free cleansing agent designed to gently remove dirt, sweat, makeup and other impurities from the skin.
Step 1 in the Proactiv+ 3-part system. Use twice daily, morning and night. Treat your whole face. Apply a small amount to dampened skin and gently massage with fingertips for 1 to 2 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. Pat dry and follow with Step 2, the Pore Targeting Treatment and Step 3, the Complexion Perfecting Hydrator. If going outside, use a sunscreen.

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: Apply a small amount to dampened skin. 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 2.5%. Inactive: Water, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Glycerin, Paraffin, Lauryl/Myristyl Benzoate, Coconut Acid, Tocopherol, Linoleic Acid, Linolenic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Ethylhexylglycerin, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Glycolic Acid, Sodium Isethionate, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance.

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ProactivSkin Smoothing Exfoliator
 
4.9

(based on 20 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (15)
  • Improves skin texture (13)
  • Balances skin (9)
  • Gentle (9)
  • Not greasy (9)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (19)
  • Daily use (10)
  • Combination skin (8)
  • Oily skin (5)
  • Sensitive skin (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (10), Budget shopper (6)

Reviewed by 20 customers

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5.0

Life changing face wash

By Gem Girl

from Des Moines, IA

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Improves Skin Texture

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • Combination Skin

    Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

    I have been using Proactive+ for three or four years. I am an adult with acne prone skin and could not live without this three step system.

     
    5.0

    It works

    By Kori

    from California

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Gentle
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin

      Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

      I bought this for my 16 year old with acne issues. I have been dealing with some cystic acne myself, so I started using as well. It has helped keep my acne under control. My son's acne showed major improvement within a couple of days.

       
      5.0

      I trust this product.

      By Volleyer

      from Mokena, IL

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Gentle
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Combination Skin
        • Daily Use

        Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

        Works the best with my acne prone skin.

         
        5.0

        LOVE

        By Proactiv Pro

        from Flagstaff, Arizona

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Moisturizing
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin

          Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

          I decided to buy this after using the original proactiv cleanser for years. I LOVE IT. The texture of this product is indescribable. You can tell how gentle and smooth it is, yet it is also providing a great scrub. I have been using it for about two weeks now and have already seen a big difference in my skin. Highly recommend!

           
          5.0

          Five Stars for teenage boys

          By NJBakerGirl

          from The Garden State

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Balances Skin
          • Gentle
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Combination Skin

            Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

            After trying other brands of acne treatment for my 15 year old son, I finally got fed-up and purchased Pro-Active. Within a few days his skin started to clear up and there were noticeably fewer new blemishes. I had purchased the "starter kit" and will continue to re-purchase as he uses things up.

             
            5.0

            Great for face too

            By Ploums

            from FL

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • Oily Skin

              Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

              Exfoliates like those microdermabrasion powders, but then quickly WASHES OFF CLEAN, which is a problem with those powders that wash off like a sticky mask. I do get some flaking from the exfoliation, but it rubs off beautifully with a wet towel. Leaves a perfect palate for makeup.

               
              5.0

              Thank you for making this product!

              By MeganH2o

              from Eureka, CA

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Balances Skin
              • Gentle
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Leaves Clean Feel

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone Skin
                • Daily Use
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

                My dad has acne and just uses this, it works great for him. I use this as well as step 2 and that is what works best for me. I wash my face once in the morning, and once at night - this removes my makeup exceptionally well. I use an alternative brand of lotion once in a while instead of step 3. I used to use it and realized the less I used it the better results I was getting, I stopped all together and am really happy with my results. I have been using Proactiv off an on for almost 15 years....when Proactiv + came out I immediately tried it and haven't stopped. The products get expensive, especially considering I have to buy the face wash one a month (even though it's supposed to be a 90 day supply) but step 2 does last me the 90 days. I wish the price could drop, but other than that I have no issues with this product. Highly recommend for people with issues with acne!

                 
                5.0

                This really works!

                By Sunshine77

                from Sacramento, CA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Acne-Prone Skin

                    Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

                    My daughter noticed an earlier improvement in acne in just a few days.

                     
                    5.0

                    I would buy this product again!

                    By Amy

                    from Co

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Leaves Clean Feel

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Acne-Prone Skin
                      • Combination Skin

                      Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

                      I love this product, and I have added it to rodent and fields unblemish set
                      That I am already using.
                      I use this product at night

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      amazing cleanser

                      By nikki

                      from cda

                      Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

                      cleared my skin up better than any other cleansers I've tried. my skin tends to be dry so I just make sure to use an extra moisturizing lotion after.

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