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3-Step System Deluxe Size

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Proactiv+ is an acne treatment system with their exclusive Smart Target technology that delivers even more medicine to the pores for faster results. The three synergistic steps were formulated for daily use to clear acne blemishes, help prevent future breakouts and promote skin that is consistently clear, smooth, and radiant.

Features & Benefits:
  • Paraben-free.
  • Non-comedogenic.
  • Dermatologist-tested.
  • Suitable for all skin types.

Ingredients:

Skin Smoothing Exfoliator:
  • Benzoyl Peroxide: Contains micro-crystal benzoyl peroxide (BPO) designed to quickly kill acne-causing bacteria to clear acne blemishes and help 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.

Pore Targeting Treatment:
  • Smart Target Benzoyl Peroxide: Exclusive technology designed to deliver BPO acne medicine directly into pores to help prevent dryness and irritation of the skin.

Complexion Perfecting Hydrator:
  • Salicylic Acid: An acne medicine designed to help clear pores of cellular debris and keep them clear -helping to minimize the look of pores for a more luminous complexion.
  • Skin Brightening Complex: Natural skin brighteners such as kojic acid, licorice extract, bearberry and sophora root are designed to help fade the appearance of post-acne marks and even skin tone.
  • Moisturizing Complex: Includes a powerful humectant, hyaluronic acid, plus other hydrating ingredients to help alleviate dryness for softer, smoother looking skin.

A $150 value!

Includes:
  • Skin Smoothing Exfoliator (6.0 oz)
  • Pore Targeting Treatment (3.0 oz)
  • Complexion Perfecting Hydrator (3.0 oz)
Skin Smoothing Exfoliator: 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 broad spectrum SPF 15 or higher.

Pore Targeting Treatment: Clean the skin thoroughly with Step 1 Skin Smoothing Exfoliator before applying this product. Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer 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. Follow with Step 3 Complexion Perfecting Hydrator.

Complexion Perfecting Hydrator: Apply Step 3 Complexion Perfecting Hydrator after completing Steps 1 and 2 of the Proactiv+ Core 3-step system. Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer 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.
Skin Smoothing Exfoliator: 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.

Pore Targeting Treatment: Active: Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5%. Inactive: Water, Ethoxydiglycol, Glycerin, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Polysorbate 80, Polysorbate 60, Sorbitan Stearate, Carbomer, Potassium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Fragrance.

Complexion Perfecting Hydrator: Active: Salicylic Acid 0.5%. Inactive: Water, Butylene Glycol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Dimethicone, Sodium Polyacrylate, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Sophora Angustifolia Root Extract, Morus Alba Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi Leaf Extract, Kojic Acid, Zinc Gluconate, Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide, Sodium Hyaluronate, Bisabolol, Allantoin, Squalane, Safflower Oil/Palm Oil Aminopropanediol Esters, C12-15 Alkyl Lactate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Glycerin, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Hydroxypropyl Cyclodextrin, PPG-5-Laureth-5, Polyquaternium-11, Ceteareth-20, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Polysorbate 60, Hexylene Glycol, PPG-2 Myristyl Ether Propionate, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance.

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Proactiv3-Step System Deluxe Size
 
4.6

(based on 45 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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  • Pricey / poor value (3)

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4.0

Best Proactive course

By Dave

from Austin Tx

Verified Buyer

Comments about Proactiv 3-Step System Deluxe Size:

Follow the directions. It works, but is expensive.

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  • No
 
5.0

beyond obsessed & thankful!

By Ro

from Washington, DC

About Me Female, 24, fair, blonde, on acne rollercoaster!

Pros

  • affordable
  • Easy to use
  • matte finish

Cons

  • No added SPF. Make sure to apply sunscreen!

Best Uses

    Comments about Proactiv 3-Step System Deluxe Size:

    I am blown over how quickly this system cleared up my skin. I started using proactive 2 days ago after my mom suggested I try it. I've literally tried everything else and have been so over having acne, especially at 24 it's not ideal to have to worry about my skin right now. I don't have terrible cystic acne and I don't experience scarring, but my skin is super sensitive and temperamental. My face will go from being clear to having a full on constellation with pimples dotting my entire face. When i say I've tried "everything" i mean EVERYTHING from months of spa treatments including peels, IPL laser, facials, microneedling - all of these would help for a bit but each treatment is expensive. The products I have tried to maintain clear skin is an abundant list of serums, creams, topical prescriptions that is just absurd I don't even want to think about the amount of $ wasted. I have been on various oral antibiotics over the years to help clear up crazy breakouts - all have helped for a few weeks, but antibiotics are not healthy long term. Ive seen a nutritionalist to figure out all of my food allergies- skin cleared once I figured out I had celiacs disease, but last week a huge mine field broke out on my face even though I've been on a really strict diet for a while. SO my point is, and hopefully I am not jinxing myself here, that if you are hesitant about trying this 3 step system, you really should trust the product and give it a go because I went from having at least 15 spots on my cheeks and forehead to 6 spots that are not active anymore in 2 days. The lady who helped me at Ulta said that if my face doesn't sting when I apply the products that is a good sign and that I am not allergic to the products. I can't say if I had cystic acne or terrible constant acne if this would work or not, but if you have temperamental skin, I think you will be shocked & happy about how quickly this calms & smooths your complexion.

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    5.0

    Great product

    By kimmy

    from south gate, ca

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Proactiv 3-Step System Deluxe Size:

    i had a lot of acne and it went away in 72 hours my face is now clearer than ever before i have been using proactiv+ for a while, and i highly recommend it, would not recommend m.d it will make your face break out

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    5.0

    Works like magic

    By Cj

    from Omaha, Ne

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Proactiv 3-Step System Deluxe Size:

    Bought this for my 19 yr old after one week her skin is beautiful

     
    4.0

    Great for Adult Acne

    By Sami

    from West Palm Beach

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Proactiv 3-Step System Deluxe Size:

    I'm 35 years old and have struggled with acne since my early 20s. This stuff actually works! I used the original Proactiv years ago and didn't love it- but this formulation is great. My skin was almost completely clear in about 3 weeks. I did experience some mild dryness when I first started using it- but it was worth it in order to clear up all the blemishes on my face. I use the cleanser morning and evening- but the other 2 steps I only use at night. I just use an spf tinted moisturizer during the day. If you struggle with acne I definitely think you should try this.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love this more than the new MD

    By Mom

    from Georgia

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Proactiv 3-Step System Deluxe Size:

    I tried the bew Proactive MD but I had to come back to this...works much better for my skin...please don't stop selling it!

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    • No
     
    5.0

    Proactiv+ Review

    By 16 year old mild acne some cystic

    from Texas

    Comments about Proactiv 3-Step System Deluxe Size:

    I have been using proactiv+ for the past year and it is the only product that has treated my acne. I've bought every drug store brand skin care item from Noxzema pads, clean and clear, Neutrogena and more. I recently stoped using the proactiv to see if my skin has gotten better on its own. When I did so, I had mild breakouts back. I decided to try a cheaper product to see if i could get any results. I have been using Neutrogena Pomegranate exfoliator and lotion. I have had a breakout everyday using these products. So i've realized proactiv is what works for me. And if you would like a cheaper alternative ,with results, i would suggest Xout. I am a 16 year old girl with mild acne and proactiv+ has changed my life. Having acne prone skin takes an emotional toll on my life. Proactiv+ has helped me feel more confident in my skin and i just want to thank this brand for creating a product that has given me the ability to feel beautiful and confident in my skin. (side note: this product does not prevent all cystic acne but it does help treat it once it shows up)

     
    5.0

    Awesome product

    By Blue

    from California

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Proactiv 3-Step System Deluxe Size:

    I have tried everything before this and it is really working well! Will buy it again!

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    • Yes
     
    4.0

    Iv used this plenty of times

    By sag

    from Virginia

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Proactiv 3-Step System Deluxe Size:

    This products makes my skin looking great!

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    • No
     
    5.0

    Best products

    By Sara

    from Los Angeles,CA

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Proactiv 3-Step System Deluxe Size:

    This is a product if you want to say goodbye to your breakouts.
    I was using this for couple of years and last year I decided to check other products but I was going more breakouts . So I decided to go back to this one and stay with it forever:)

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    • Q:

      Who has used Rodan and Fields Umblemish, and how does this product compare? I would like to try something less expensive!
      Asked on 1/14/2018 by Kati96 from undisclosed

      1 answer

      • Staff Expert

        A:

        Sorry for the delay answering your question. Please reach out to gethelp@ulta.com for assistance. Thanks!

        Answered on 2/13/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
    • Q:

      Can you apply make up over this ?
      Asked on 12/17/2017 by Jazmiinee from Texas

      1 answer

      • Staff Expert

        A:

        We apologize for the delay answering your question. Please contact us at gethelp@ulta.com. Thanks!

        Answered on 1/18/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
    • Q:

      Are the 3-Step System Deluxe products the only thing I need or do I NEED other Proactive products to clear up my skin? For example, I noticed the toner is not a part of this regimen...is that OK?
      Asked on 10/1/2017 by Happy Hour Prez from Rio Rancho, NM

      1 answer

      • Brand Expert

        A:

        The Proactiv+ System works well with the three steps that come in the set. The toner is part of a different Proactiv system. Proactiv+ has added skincare benefits while Proactiv Solution (with toner) is the original formula by Proactiv.

        Answered on 10/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Proactiv
    • Q:

      Should step 2 and 3 be used at the same time? As in, on top of each other?
      Asked on 9/25/2017 by Lisa from Pennsylvania

      1 answer

      • Brand Expert

        A:

        Hello! Yes, you should apply step 2 and let dry, then apply step 3.

        Answered on 9/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Proactiv
    • Q:

      Does this make you break out at first then get better? I have been using it for about a week and has made me break out so much
      Asked on 9/21/2017 by Sam from undisclosed

      1 answer

      • Brand Expert

        A:

        Benzoyl peroxide works to help extract all the bacteria from your skin, some of which can be underlying. Because of this, sometimes customers do find that underlying acne comes to the surface before it clears up

        Answered on 10/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Proactiv
    • Q:

      I have combination oily skin which products that you have would you recommend most for my skin, I also have pretty bad acne around the areas that I get oily
      Asked on 9/9/2017 by maddie from riverbank us

      1 answer

      • Brand Expert

        A:

        The Proactiv+ 3-Step System is what we would suggest for you. It helps to treat and prevent acne while working to combat oiliness.

        Answered on 9/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Proactiv
    • Q:

      Do these products help with oil control? Or oily skin in general?
      Asked on 9/8/2017 by Meg Sand from Tx

      1 answer

      • Brand Expert

        A:

        The products in this system are designed to help combat oiliness.

        Answered on 9/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Proactiv
    • Q:

      How good is this 3step deluxe skin care I'm 60yrs old smoker LOTS of skin dark spots,wrinkles ESP around MOUTH area (smoking)
      Asked on 9/5/2017 by Zaz from Decatur Illinois

      1 answer

      • Brand Expert

        A:

        This product is geared towards helping to clear acne with added skincare benefits.

        Answered on 10/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Proactiv
    • Q:

      I am 14 and get acne on my forehead will this work?
      Asked on 8/24/2017 by grace47228921 from Los ángeles, CA

      1 answer

      • Brand Expert

        A:

        Hello! The exfoliating beads and salicylic acid in this special formula helps unclog pores and reduce oiliness to clear acne & help prevent future breakouts. If your acne is more severe, we would recommend one of our 3-step systems.

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

      Is the product authentic? Do you guys buy it straight form the Proactive company ?
      Asked on 7/26/2017 by Abby from undisclosed

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      • Brand Expert

        A:

        Proactiv sells this product directly to Ulta Beauty for your convenience. It is absolutely authentic. Please feel free to call Proactiv's customer service to verify.

        Answered on 7/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Proactiv
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