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Deep Cleansing Wash

Proactiv

Deep Cleansing Wash

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Proactiv's gentle all-over cleanser that's perfect for the body. Smooth exfoliating beads lift away dead skin cells, while our special formula containing 2% salicylic acid helps unclog pores and reduce oiliness to clear acne and help prevent future breakouts wherever they may occur.

Features & Benefits:
  • Clears acne blemishes on the body
  • Unclogs pores to clear and help prevent whiteheads, blackheads, and future breakouts
  • Dissolves impurities to help purify and refine the appearance of pores
  • Gentle beads exfoliate dull, dead skin cells to reveal softer, smoother skin
  • Designed to leave skin feeling refreshed, never tight or dry
Apply to dampened skin and gently massage. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. Pat dry. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application use. May need to shake product before use.

Precautions: 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 contact with eyes. If contact occurs, rinse eyes thoroughly with water. 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: 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.
Active: Salicylic Acid 2%. Inactive: Water, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Distearyl Phthalic Acid Amide, Paraffin, Stearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Jojoba Esters, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Coconut Acid, Menthol, PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Ascorbic Acid, Citric Acid, Butylene Glycol, Disodium EDTA, Isopropyl Alcohol, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Sulfite, Potassium Sorbate, Fragrance, Chromium Hydroxide Green.

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ProactivDeep Cleansing Wash
 
4.3

(based on 55 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Non-greasy (18)
  • Soothes skin (15)
  • Lightweight (14)
  • Softens skin (12)
  • Smells great (10)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (4)
  • Not effective (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (25)
  • Sensitive skin (8)
  • Enlarged pores (4)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (3)
  • Uneven skin tone (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (19), Survivalist / minimalist (6)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (24), Oily (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Did not help 13 year old daughter's acne

By just jen

from anthem, az

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Non-Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

  • Not Effective

Best Uses

  • Daily Use

Comments about Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash:

I bought this for my 13 year old daughter with acne all over her face. She has been using it for 5 weeks, twice a day with no results. I tried it on my 47 year old face and it was a very nice light scrub, not extremely abrasive and had a good scent. I don't have acne so I can't say it helped me. What I have found over the years is what may help one person, may be completely ineffective for another so you must try many products till you find the one that works for your skin. Unfortunately, this is not the one for my daughter.

  • Skin Type:
  • Combination
  • Age:
  • 45-59
 
5.0

Amazing product

By Angie

from Massachusetts

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Clears acne

Cons

  • Irritates Skin

Best Uses

  • Acne prone skin
  • Daily Use

Comments about Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash:

Amazing at clearing acne and balancing oils so you don't have any future breakouts. Can be a little irritating to sensitive skin so I would just use it where you break out the most.

  • Skin Type:
  • Combination
  • Age:
  • 30-44
 
4.0

Love this product

By Abbs

from Alabama, USA

About Me Minimalist

Pros

  • Softens Skin
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

  • Dries skin

Best Uses

  • Acne
  • Daily Use
  • Sensitive Skin

Comments about Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash:

I've had bad acne since I was in the 9th grade. I just graduated highschool and my skin is completely clear! I've had this product for about 5 months and within 3 months it completely cleared my skin. The only reason I'm not giving it 5 stars is because it really drys out my skin but other than that I completely recommend this product.

  • Skin Type:
  • Combination
  • Age:
  • 18-29
 
5.0

would recommend!

By ashLuvsmakeup

from florida

Comments about Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash:

this is a very nice wash. it has small exfoliators perfect for everyday and has a nice cooling effect.

 
5.0

Cleared my back!

By JMunny

from Los Angeles, CA

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Body acne

    Comments about Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash:

    Was looking for relief for a long time with back acne. Came out worse for me during the hot summers. Changed my bed sheets, tried different soaps, exfoliant, body acne treatment sprays, exfoliating sponges, and none helped. I was very self conscious in my own skin. But this worked! Of course everyone is different, so it may not work for everyone. I tried this line of skin care on my face, and it just irritated my skin and made it very sensitive. So I had to use a competitive brand. But I've also tried the competitive brand's body wash. But this product healed my acne within 3 months. I was worried about how drying it might be, so I used every 3 days. Then to every other day once my skin got used to it. On alternating days, I used a residue free body wash. And I began to notice less acne till it just stopped. I now only use this product during the really hot summers when you sweat more and just have sticky weather. Keeps me feeling clean and not worry about acne on my body.

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 30-44

    (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Terrible

    By Heather

    from Orlando

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

    • Softens Skin

    Cons

    • Greasy
    • Heavy
    • Irritates Skin
    • Not Effective

    Best Uses

      Comments about Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash:

      I used once every other day at first, my acne seemed like it started to get better. I have oily/combination skin. A lady at ulta recommended this product to me and I have very upset I wasted my money on this. After a few days, I used it daily, twice a day. I thought this product was bringing my acne to the surface and getting rid of it until I realized this product was the cause. I haven't broke out this bad in such a long time. I have a ton of little pimples everywhere, especially around my mouth and cheeks, I get white heads(which is very unusual for me), I get a few big pimples underneath the skin that hurt, and I feel very self conscious. This product ruined my skin, made it very red and blotchy. The only good thing is that it does make it smooth but I will never use pro active again.

      • Skin Type:
      • Oily
      • Age:
      • 18-29
       
      4.0

      Pretty good

      By Tdmoore

      from Alton, NH

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Non-Greasy
      • Softens Skin

      Cons

      • Irritates Skin

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash:

      My husband and I both use this product as our daily cleanser. It has worked terrific for him since the very beginning he has oily skin. I was very sensitive to this product in the beginning I found it very drying but after slowly using it more I got pretty good results and am no longer irritated.

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
      • Age:
      • 18-29
       
      3.0

      Dried my skin out

      By Britt

      from West Virginia

      Comments about Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash:

      I've used proactive in the past but never this product it has made the skin on my face too dry. I think it would be better for once a week use but not daily. The skin under my eyes are so sore from the dryness it hurts. Will be switching back to the original wash.

      (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      I wouldn't by this one again but I still buy proactive

      By saba

      from houston tx

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Greasy

        Best Uses

          Comments about Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash:

          The lady who sold it to me had no clue about the product and try to explain gave me the wrong face wash I will need to get another one I don't know what I will do with this one please tell this people it's ok to say I didn't know.

           
          5.0

          Works for ME

          By Sunshine

          from Odenton Md

          Comments about Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash:

          I originally bought this last year during one of the sales when it was 50% off (almost a year ago) and have been using it ever since. Sometimes I use it daily and other times every other day just depends on how my skin is doing. It always leaves my skin feeling soft. If I feel a monster lurking in the midst I use this and it drys it out before it surfaces. For The sneaky ones that come like a thief in the night after about two days the break out is gone! I have fairly small pores so thank goodness I haven't experienced the issues some of the other reviewers have. I would definitely recommend this product because it works for me!

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          • Q:

            Is this product gluten free?
            Asked on 12/25/2017 by Lillie. from Texas. hey

            1 answer

            • Staff Expert

              A:

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

              Answered on 2/5/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
          • Q:

            I was wondering if it is a strong one, then I shud use the 3 step for my more sensitive skin like my face? Would this be better for the body such as back nd chest? I get "bacne" it's not a good look on a women especially when alot of clothes that I like are backless, (or could be), so I'm wondering if this is better for back nd chest areas rather then face?
            Asked on 10/1/2017 by That Girl B from philly

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              If you have more sensitive skin, we would recommend our Deep Cleansing Wash, which also works well for the body.

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

            I am 14 and have acne on my forehead, will this Clear my skin
            Asked on 8/24/2017 by grace4166666 from long beach, 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:

            Has anyone with acne scars noticed it disappearing because of this product?
            Asked on 6/28/2017 by Luxc from CANADA

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              For targeting acne scars, we would recommend using our Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum.

              Answered on 7/7/2017 by Brand Expert from Proactiv
          • Q:

            Is this product for the body or face?
            Asked on 5/2/2017 by GlamBunny from San Fernando Valley

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Our Deep Cleansing Wash may be used on both the face and body.

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