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Acne Spot & Area Treatment

Peter Thomas Roth

Acne Spot & Area Treatment

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Peter Thomas Roth Acne Spot & Area Treatment is an extra strength, non-drying, non-irritating, oil-controlling, invisible 5% colloidal sulfur acne treatment with 4 % glycolic acid complex, aloe vera, allantoin, botanical extracts and vitamins C, E & pro vitamin B5. For the treatment, control and prevention of moderate to severe acne.
Clean the skin thoroughly 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.
Active: Colloidal Sulfur 5%.
Inactive: 2,6-Dimethyl-7-Octen-2-Ol, Allantoin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Arctostaphylos Uva Ursileaf Extract, Arginine, Benzoic Acid, Bisabolol, Butylene Glycol, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Ceteareth-20, Cetyl Alcohol, Chlorphenesin, Citric Acid, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Dipropylene Glycol, Disodium EDTA, Echinacea Angustifolia Extract, Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Flavesone, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate, Glycolic Acid, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Hexylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Isoleptospermone, Isopropyl Myristate, Laureth-7, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Leptospermone, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Menthol, Menthyl Acetate, Methyl Hydrogenated Rosinate, Methyl Rosinate, Methylpropanediol, Morus Alba Bark Extract, Myristic Acid, Octyldodecyl, Myristate, Panthenol, PEG-100 Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Poly-(Dipropyleneglycol Adipate), Polyacrylamide, Polysorbate 80, Potassium Benzoate, Potassium Bitartrate, Potassium Sorbate, Salicylic Acid, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Metabisulfite, Sorbic Acid, Titanium Dioxide, Tocopheryl Acetate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Triethyl Citrate, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Water/Aqua/Eau, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Zeolite, Zinc Oxide.

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Peter Thomas RothAcne Spot & Area Treatment
 
4.5

(based on 32 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (24)
  • Effective (23)
  • Soothing (7)
  • Minimizes pores (5)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (6)
  • Irritates skin (4)

Best Uses

  • Moderate acne (18)
  • Adult acne (14)
  • Severe acne (11)
  • Inflammatory acne (9)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (12), Budget shopper (7)

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5.0

Love

By Lee Lee

from Hessville, Indiana

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Works Effectively

Cons

  • Bad Smell

Best Uses

  • Adult Acne
  • Moderate Acne

Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Acne Spot & Area Treatment:

I've tried everything and nothing works as good as this product does!!! I just repurchase and still love it!!! The only con is the smell but it got rid of my adult acne so I can't complain!

 
5.0

If your skin likes sulfur, get this.

By Skincare Kaiju

from Raleigh, NC

About Me Budget Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adult Acne
    • Moderate Acne

    Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Acne Spot & Area Treatment:

    After much exploration in skincare and trying to figure out how to combat my adult acne, I figured out that my skin and acne reacts well to sulfur. There aren't a ton of products with it available, and I came across this and decided to give it a try. I have to say that I'm pretty impressed. My main area of acne is my chin, which is on a pretty strict hormonal cycle. I wasn't able to get my acne to heal in between the cyclical reappearance of acne. I started out using this at night only, then in the morning and night as my skin got used to it. I can't say that this has magically gotten rid of every bit of my acne, but it has made it more manageable and much less severe. We're talking a moderate/severe outbreak twice a month to mild outbreaks twice a month. I no longer get acne on my chin that hurts, and it's enough of an improvement that it makes me feel better about my face and appearance. The tube might seem small, but a little goes a long way.

    Some people have complained about the smell. It does have a faint sulfur smell that is noticeable when you just put it on, but as it has sulfur in it, that's pretty understandable. I don't find it off putting and it's certainly nothing that hangs around by the time I get to work. My husband has never noticed a smell even if I kiss him right after putting it on.

    You should be already, but wear your sunscreen every single day when you are using this product! Do it!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    It works

    By Nander

    from Denver, CO

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

    • Smells

    Best Uses

    • Inflammatory Acne
    • Moderate Acne

    Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Acne Spot & Area Treatment:

    I bought this to replace another sulfur acne treatment that had changed their formulation to be salicylic acid instead of sulfur (and bonus, there is actually MORE product in here for the same price!). Yes, this is stinky, but the smell dissipates and as long as it works, I'm ok with it! Use it as a spot treatment to help shrink the size and dry it out, or an all over treatment to prevent pesky breakouts. I've just started using this, but so far, I'm satisfied with the results I'm seeing. I suffer from hormonal breakouts.

     
    5.0

    Great spot treatment

    By K M

    from CA

    Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Acne Spot & Area Treatment:

    This stuff smells pretty awful, but it works better than any spot treatment I've ever used, and without irritation.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Will Buy Again

    By Hailey

    from New Jersey

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Minimizes Pores
    • Reduces Acne Scars
    • Soothing
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

    • Dries Out Skin

    Best Uses

    • Adult Acne
    • Moderate Acne
    • Severe Acne
    • Teen Acne

    Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Acne Spot & Area Treatment:

    Cleanse skin, rub product where help is needed , use once a day at night

     
    5.0

    works for prevention too

    By laurie t

    from salt lake city utah

    Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Acne Spot & Area Treatment:

    I replaced my dermalogica preventative serum with this. it's half the price and just as effective if not more. I use it on my chin nose and around my eyebrows morning and night. a little goes a long way as I have had this tube for 3 months.

     
    1.0

    Irritated my break outs!

    By Kay

    from Michigan

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Ineffective
    • Irritates Skin

    Best Uses

    • Adult Acne

    Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Acne Spot & Area Treatment:

    I love PeterThomasRoth face masks and cleansers very much. The Irish mud mask and pumpkin resurfacing mask have a special place in my heart. I was very excited to try this product and was sad that it was either too intense or an ingredient in this product irritated my skin too much. It made me itch, made my break out open, and burned. If you don't have sensitive skin this might work for you. It is disappointing to say that it's a strong pass for me.

     
    5.0

    LOVE IT!!!

    By Mary

    from Kansas City Mo

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Works Effectively

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adult Acne
      • Blackheads & Whiteheads

      Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Acne Spot & Area Treatment:

      It brings out all the impurities.

       
      5.0

      Love this product

      By KB

      from Saline, MI

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Soothing
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

      • Bad smell

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Acne Spot & Area Treatment:

      Works on inflammatory acne if you apply right away don't wait.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Best Acne Spot Treatment

      By Buttoneyes45

      from New Mexico

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

      • Smell

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Acne Spot & Area Treatment:

      I've used PTR Acne products for the last 7 years. Clears up acne problems fast! Now that my kids are teens, they love that they can clear up breakouts quickly. The only drawback is the smell of the Spot Treatment. As it's sulfur based, some may find the smell a little gross. To me, I don't care as long as it's getting rid of unwanted adult acne.

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