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ProactivEmergency Blemish Relief

Proactiv

Emergency Blemish Relief

0.33 oz Item 2500644

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Proactiv's Emergency Blemish Relief is an invisible spot treatment for unexpected blemishes that contains a powerful double dose of microcrystal benzoyl peroxide to target acne-causing bacteria inside pores to clear up acne blemishes.

Features:
  • Contains an extra dose of acne fighting prescription-grade, micro-crystal benzoyl peroxide (5%).
  • Perfect for on-the-go spot treatment.
  • Designed to unclogs pores.
  • Specially formulated to help absorb excess oil and clear emergency blemishes fast.
  • Penetrates deep into the pores to help prevent new blemishes from forming.
  • Non-comedogenic.
  • Dermatologist tested.

Ingredients:
  • 5% Benzoyl Peroxide: Contains micro-crystal, prescription-grade benzoyl peroxide (BPO) designed to slip into pores to quickly kill acne-causing bacteria, helping to clear up acne blemishes and preventing new ones from forming.
  • Allantoin: The active ingredient in the herb comfrey that's designed to moisturize and soothe the skin.
Dab onto affected area with a cotton swab or finger one to three times daily. If going outside, use a sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher.

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: Cleanse the skin thoroughly before applying this product. 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, 5%. Inactive: Water, Ethoxydiglycol, Cyclopentasiloxane, Methylpropanediol, Steareth-2, Cyclohexasiloxane, Steareth-21, Polyquaternium-37, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Propylene Glycol, PPG-1 Trideceth-6, Panthenol, Allantoin, Diazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Fragrance.

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ProactivEmergency Blemish Relief
 
4.2

(based on 43 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (14)
  • Easy to use (13)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (4)

Best Uses

  • Moderate acne (14)
  • Adult acne (8)
  • Inflammatory acne (6)
  • Severe acne (4)
  • Teen acne (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (8), Brand buyer (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (22)

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5.0

Amazing

By Beauty junkie

from Every where

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Moderate Acne

    Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

    Every time I see a blemish I use this, the next morning...GONE! It's amazing

     
    1.0

    Bad for cystic acne

    By NicciRnBsn

    from Columbus, Ohio

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

        Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

        I purchased this because Clinique stopped making the acne treatment that I had used for years. Based on Proactive's reputation, I had high hopes for this product. This treatment failed in every sense of the word. It actually made each pimple larger and more showed up. I then went with a simple Oxy Clear from the grocery store and I'm still working on cleaning up what this stuff did to my face. Do not buy this product!

         
        5.0

        I will keep buying!

        By CaramelCurls 15

        from Clinton Township, MI

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Adult Acne
          • Inflammatory Acne
          • Moderate Acne

          Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

          I saw immediate results (within a week), I just wish this product came in a larger size.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Didn't really work

          By Cc

          from Evansville Indiana

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Ineffective

          Best Uses

          • Moderate Acne

          Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

          Didn't notice a change in my blemishes

           
          1.0

          Doesn't work

          By Sandra D.

          from Mesquite, TX

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

              Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

              Doesn't work don't waste your money... I already use the proactiv line and they work ... But this doesn't...

               
              5.0

              Daily necessity

              By Melissa

              from Tampa FL

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Moderate Acne

                Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

                I work out a lot and get sweat pimples on my shoulders,back and chest. I spot treat with this product and it works better than any other I've tried. Works fast, so I don't get drying from overuse. Great for occasional zits at that time of the month as well.

                 
                5.0

                Best spot treatment I've used

                By Amy0785

                from Harlingen, TX

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Works Effectively

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Adult Acne
                  • Inflammatory Acne
                  • Moderate Acne
                  • Severe Acne

                  Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

                  This is the only spot treatment that actually worked on my adult acne. It doesn't make the pimple go away overnight, but it definitely shrinks them and dries them out after a couple of days. I'm 32 and have had acne since high school and it seems like it's never going to go away, but this has definitely minimized the size of the cystic acne I get often. I felt a painful-under the skin pimple on the side of my nose coming in and I applied this day and night and it disappeared after the 3rd day, so its great for prevention if you feel one coming and as well as for active acne. I highly recommend it to anyone with my skin type - oily, adult acne prone.

                   
                  5.0

                  Love!

                  By Rach

                  from Albuquerque

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Works Effectively

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Moderate Acne

                    Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

                    This is the first time trying Proactive. I read a lot of promising reviews here on the ULTA app. I have to admit, I agree with all the rave reviews. This product works very well. I have very sensitive skin and it did not irritate my skin, which is a huge plus! I'll definitely be purchasing this product again!

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    See results overnight!

                    By Noir

                    from Texas

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Works Effectively

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

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

                      Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

                      Received this as a free gift with the original Proactiv system purchase a few years ago. I suffer on & off with cystic acne. When I eat dairy my acne flairs up or worsen. After I do my night time wash routine and moisturize, I put a thin layer directly over my problem spots. There's a warming sensation that disappears shortly after you apply it. By the time I wake up the swelling goes down and the pimples have dried up by at least 50%. It's a very small tube but you only need a pea size amount of cream. Also good for cold sores or simple white heads. Definitely worth the money! Hope this helps

                       
                      5.0

                      I would buy the product over and over

                      By Bunny

                      from El mirage, AZ

                      About Me Budget Buyer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Minimizes Pores
                      • Works Effectively

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Adult Acne
                        • Moderate Acne

                        Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

                        I use this product 3 days in a week and it works for me. I had bad acne close to chin and cheeks and since I started using it and have seen results. There isn't a bad thing to say all I can say is the product is amazing.

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                        • Q:

                          Should I use this product before or after moisturizer? And is it okay to put makeup on top of it?
                          Asked on 11/19/2017 by Christina from CA

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                            A:

                            Use the Emergency Blemish Relief after moisturizer. You can use makeup on top, but allow it to dry before applying!

                            Answered on 11/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Proactiv
                        • Q:

                          Since this contains benzoyl peroxide does it discolor (bleach) towels and or pillowcases or any material it comes into contact with?
                          Asked on 8/25/2017 by Sue from Colonia NJ

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                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hello! Since this product does contain benzoyl peroxide, it can bleach fabric. However, this is a spot treatment and will be used in very small doses/areas.

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

                          Does this product get rid of dark spots on face?
                          Asked on 5/29/2017 by Shika from Johnstown, PA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hi Shika, this product is a spot treatment for any blemishes that may pop up. For a product that helps get rid of dark spots, we would recommend our Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum.

                            Answered on 5/30/2017 by Brand Expert from Proactiv
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