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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
 
4.1

(based on 47 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

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

Cons

  • Doesn't work (6)

Best Uses

  • Moderate acne (15)
  • Adult acne (8)
  • Inflammatory acne (6)
  • Severe acne (4)
  • Teen acne (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (8), Budget shopper (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
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5.0

Good product

By Lyss

from Pittsburgh

Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

It won't completely take away a pimple over night, but if you keep applying it every day it will reduce the pimple dramatically .. would definitely buy again!

 
5.0

Been using for a year; face has never looked better!

By Megan

from Texas

Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

I've order proactive from their website and this came along with it. At the time I've never used a spot treatment before and after I started using it my face started to clear up! I only ever use this with the proactive line so if it doesn't work it may be because it was used with a different treatment.

 
1.0

Doesn't work!

By Bluegreenedragonfly

from NY

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Pros

    Cons

    • Ineffective

    Best Uses

      Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

      This didn't work for me. The targeted pimple didn't clear any faster with or without using this. I will be returning it.

       
      2.0

      It's alright

      By Mary

      from Missoula, Mt

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

      • Moderate Acne

      Comments about Proactiv Emergency Blemish Relief:

      Have used many times since I bought it but haven't really seen results.

       
      5.0

      Amazing

      By Beauty junkie

      from Every where

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      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

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        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

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              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

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              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.

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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

                      1 answer

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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

                      1 answer

                      • 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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