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Proactiv

Original 3-Step System

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Proactiv's Original 3-Step System that started a skincare revolution! Designed specifically for acne-prone skin, Proactiv delivers finely-milled benzoyl peroxide deep into your pores to help stop acne-causing bacteria in its tracks and prevent new breakouts from forming.

An $85 Value!

Original 3-Step System includes:
  • Renewing Cleanser (4.0 oz.)
  • Revitalizing Toner (4.0 oz.)
  • Repairing Treatment (2.0 oz.)
Renewing Cleanser: Apply twice daily, morning and night. Treat your whole face. Apply a small (dime-sized) 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 (Revitalizing Toner). If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day. If going outside, use a sunscreen.

Revitalizing Toner: Apply to cleansed skin with a cotton ball or pad, morning and night as needed. Allow toner to dry and follow with Step 3. If going outside, use a sunscreen. If irritation or sensitivity develops, discontinue use and consult a doctor.

Repairing Treatment: Use morning and night. On clean skin, apply a thin layer to the entire affected area. Allow to dry. Do not rinse off. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application use. If going outside, use a sunscreen.
Renewing Cleanser: Active : Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5%.
Inactive: Water, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Sorbitol, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Disodium PEG-12 Dimethicone Sulfosuccinate, Tridecyl Stearate, Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Paraffin, Cetyl Esters, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Trisodium Sulfosuccinate, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Sodium Sulfate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Propylene Glycol, Sodium PCA, Xanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol, Imidazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Fragrance.

Revitalizing Toner: Water, Glycolic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Polysorbate 20, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Extract, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Rosa Canina Fruit Extract, Sodium PCA, Glycerin, Panthenol, Allantoin, Benzophenone-4, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Tetrasodium EDTA, Imidazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Fragrance, Blue 1, Yellow 5.

Repairing Treatment: Active: Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5%.
Inactive: Water, Ethoxydiglycol, Cyclotetrasiloxane, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cetearyl Alcohol, Dimethicone, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Propylene Glycol, Panthenol, Allantoin, Xanthan Gum, Ceteareth-20, Carbomer, Sodium Hydroxide, Diazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Fragrance.

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ProactivOriginal 3-Step System
 
4.7

(based on 12 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (6)
  • Non-greasy (6)
  • Soothes skin (6)
  • Softens skin (5)
  • Moisturizes (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (10)
  • Sensitive skin (7)
  • Uneven skin tone (6)
  • Enlarged pores (5)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (5), Survivalist / minimalist (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (5), Oily (4)

Reviewed by 12 customers

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5.0

MUCH CHEAPER ON PROACTIVE SITE

By Marie

from Rockville, MD

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Exfoliates
  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes
  • Non-Greasy
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Redness/ Blotchiness
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about Proactiv Original 3-Step System:

    Been using Proactiv since I was in high school (I'm 28 now) and it has never failed. Fantastic product if you want to get rid of acne and have a tried and true skin care routine. Would not recommend buying it at Ulta. Just buy on Proactiv website- it's 50% cheaper with FREE SHIPPING!

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

    I buy it all the time

    By Kat

    from Rockford IL

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Enlarged Pores
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Proactiv Original 3-Step System:

        It really works

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Only thing that works for me

        By GingerAle

        from Salem, OR

        About Me Minimalist

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

        • Bad Smell

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Proactiv Original 3-Step System:

        I love this product, I used it in middle school and it was really effective. I have no idea why I stopped using it and tried every salicylic acid treatment there is, when none of them work for my skin. I recently started using it again when I had a huge breakout a week before my wedding, and this cleared almost all of it after 3 days. I use it with the clarisonic acne prone brush head every night before bed and use the Pür miracle mist to combat the drying effects.

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

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I've bought this product repeatedly

        By Lo

        from Salem,OR

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Softens Skin
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Proactiv Original 3-Step System:

          Always being an active person, I went through a lot of ineffective products in my early teenage years, before discovering proactiv and it long-lasting results. At first O was hesitant to try it, because of my sensitive skin, but have been using it with satisfaction for at least 10 years. I'm always receiving compliments on my complextion, when all I do is this three-step system, and repeat.

          • Skin Type:
          • Normal
          • Age:
          • 18-29

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          i would buy this product early if i knew

          By maya

          from 398 mansion street apt d newyork

          About Me Skin Care Professional

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes
          • Non-Greasy
          • Smells Great
          • Softens Skin
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
            • Sensitive Skin
            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about Proactiv Original 3-Step System:

            this product is amazing I give it my best rate you people think its a joke but no joke this is real it works on any skin and it make you feel you again so read this comment and go get yourself some bottle of the goodness

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

            (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Saved my skin

            By Dee

            from Los Angeles, Ca

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Smells Great
            • Softens Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Enlarged Pores

              Comments about Proactiv Original 3-Step System:

              I was having a bad time with my skin (I think it might have been other makeup products I was using) I had a bad breakout around my nose and chin area so I bought this because I have used it in the past with success. Well, Proactiv did the trick. In two days the bumps started going down and my face was feeling soft and smooth. I do need to warn you though, this can be drying, cause redness, and a bit of peeling skin.

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

              (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Cost

              By Riya

              from Brooklyn, New York

              Pros

                Cons

                • Cost

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Enlarged Pores
                • Redness/ Blotchiness
                • Sensitive Skin
                • Uneven Skin Tone

                Comments about Proactiv Original 3-Step System:

                I would recommend to just get it off the site , it's much cheaper

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

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Bought this for my 12 year old.

                By Christy

                from Upland ca

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                • Irritates Skin

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Enlarged Pores

                Comments about Proactiv Original 3-Step System:

                This is her 3rd month using this and she's almost completely cleared up. I would tell anyone using this expect peeling and irritation. Definitely use sunblock!!!

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

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                It's the best

                By Kat

                from Wisconsin

                Comments about Proactiv Original 3-Step System:

                I've tried all kinds of acne treatment and the original Proactiv system is the only thing that has worked for me.

                 
                5.0

                Maybe

                By Marilyn

                from Indiana

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Moisturizes
                • Softens Skin
                • Soothes Skin

                Cons

                • Expensive

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Redness/ Blotchiness

                Comments about Proactiv Original 3-Step System:

                I thought this was so expensive but I love the product

                • Skin Type:
                • Normal
                • Age:
                • 45-59

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                • Q:

                  My son gets blackhead will this work for him he's 16
                  Asked on 1/31/2018 by Nuvia Napolez from South Gate, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    We apologize for our delayed response. Please contact gethelp@ulta.com for assistance. Thanks!

                    Answered on 2/21/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Why must you put unnecessary fragrance in your products? This doesn't add any benefit to them. It only harms skin in the long run.
                  Asked on 1/15/2018 by watevrasif from US

                  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:

                  wHAT SIZE IS THIS? 6OZ?
                  Asked on 11/15/2017 by BEN from WA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This Proactiv 3-Step System includes one 4oz. Renewing Cleanser, one 4oz. Revitalizing Toner and one 2oz. Repairing Treatment and will generally last about two months (60 days).

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

                  How long is this supply supposed to last?
                  Asked on 8/10/2017 by briana from Manhattan, KS

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello! Usage varies, but this product generally lasts about one month.

                    Answered on 9/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Proactiv
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