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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
 
4.8

(based on 13 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (10)
  • Improves skin texture (8)
  • Not greasy (6)
  • Balances skin (4)
  • Gentle (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (12)
  • Daily use (8)
  • Combination skin (5)
  • Oily skin (4)
  • Sensitive skin (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (5), Budget shopper (5)

Reviewed by 13 customers

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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

         
        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.

         
        5.0

        Only line that works for me15+yrs now

        By AB

        from Ohio

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls acne
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • Daily Use
          • Oily Skin

          Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

          Only product that controls my adult acne. I never thought I'd receive compliments on my skin, but I get them often now. And I'm a 'mid century modern'!

           
          5.0

          Good product

          By Shopper36

          from Las Vegas, NV

          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
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

            I'm 45 with minor acne and starting to get age spots. I found with consistent use, this product stabilized my skin. I use it daily with other Proactiv products.

             
            4.0

            Proactiv works!

            By Morgan

            from Charlotte

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Improves Skin Texture

            Cons

            • Dries Out Skin

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Combination Skin
            • Daily Use

            Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

            I have used Proactiv in the past and it works! This is very drying so I recommend using the three step products.

             
            4.0

            Would buy again and again if cost allowed

            By Kat

            from Ohio

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

            • Costly

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Daily Use

            Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

            I used this product twice a day with the trio during my first pregnancy. My skin was totally unblemished. I stopped using it due to cost and my skin seemed to stay clear. Now I am pregnant again with number two and my skin is more broken out than it's been in some time. I decided to just get the face wash alone and so far it's already helping after a few days of use. I think this product works very well for my skin which is oily usually. I wish I could use the other two products in the trio but it's so expensive I may just continue to see how well just the wash helps.

             
            5.0

            will purchase again

            By Maddys mom

            from state college, Pa

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

              clears skin fast

               
              5.0

              I cant live with out this product!

              By Miss J

              from San juan texas

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Dries Out Skin

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • Oily Skin

              Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

              The best product for acne.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Glad Ulta has Proactiv

              By pvm

              from Denver, CO

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone Skin
                • All Skin Types
                • Daily Use
                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Proactiv Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:

                Have been using Proactiv for years, and have been an Ulta customer for years, glad that the two have come together. I have tried expensive harsh prescription acne medicine, and this works better.

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