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ProactivPore Targeting Treatment

Proactiv

Pore Targeting Treatment

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Proactiv+'s gentle lightweight gel clears acne blemishes using Smart Target benzoyl peroxide. This technology combines micronized benzoyl peroxide with a revolutionary delivery system that helps guide medicine directly into pores to clear blemishes and help prevent new ones from forming. Smart Target is a Proactiv+ benzoyl peroxide pore targeting breakthrough, designed to help minimize dryness and irritation.

Features & Benefits:
  • Smart Target BPO is designed to help minimize skin irritation and helps prep the skin for the Complexion Perfecting Hydrator.
  • Clears acne blemishes and helps prevent new breakouts.
  • Light-weight, non-greasy, fluid-like gel.
  • Formulated to absorb quickly into the skin.
  • Does not leave a filmy or greasy residue.
  • Paraben-free.
  • Non-comedogenic.
  • Dermatologist tested.
  • Suitable for all skin types.

Ingredients:
  • Smart Target Benzoyl Peroxide: Exclusive technology designed to deliver BPO acne medicine directly into pores to prevent dryness and irritation of the skin.
  • Glycerin: Powerful humectant that's designed to help the skin retain moisture.
Clean the skin thoroughly with Step 1 Skin Smoothing Exfoliator 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. If going outside, apply sunscreen after using this product. If irritation or sensitivity develops, stop use of both products and ask a doctor. Follow with Step 3 Complexion Perfecting Hydrator.

Precautions: Do not use if you have very sensitive skin or are sensitive to benzoyl peroxide. For external use only. When using this product, 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 direction stated below.

Sensitivity Test: Cleanse 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. 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 2.5%. Inactive: Water, Ethoxydiglycol, Glycerin, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Polysorbate 80, Polysorbate 60, Sorbitan Stearate, Carbomer, Potassium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Fragrance.

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ProactivPore Targeting Treatment
 
4.1

(based on 7 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (6)
  • Minimizes pores (5)
  • Effective (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Adult acne (3)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (3)
  • Moderate acne (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (3)

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1.0

so upset they changed the formula

By Ambs

from El Centro, CA

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • Dries Out Skin
    • Irritates Skin

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Proactiv Pore Targeting Treatment:

    I order my proactiv products from their website and I always get this pore treatment. I've loved it for almost a year and now all of a sudden they've reformulated it where the active ingredient is now benzoyl peroxide, whereas before it was salicylic acid. This totally sucks for me because before this worked wonders on my pores, I had no blackheads and very little irritation. Now, it irritates my skin sooo badly and it doesn't even work anymore for my pores! I'm so sad that I have to find some other pore treatment now.

     
    5.0

    LOVE

    By Ash

    from Enumclaw

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Minimizes Pores
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adult Acne

      Comments about Proactiv Pore Targeting Treatment:

      I have probably tried every single product out there. My skin can be described as acne-prone, oily/combo with a little sensitivity. I have found that FOR ME, I use this once a day AT NIGHT applied after I wash my face and use a toner. I like to mix it with my Curology lotion (guys, I'm telling you look it up and try Curology its the bees knees. An online derm assists you and prescribes you a prescription strength lotion used only at night that is suitable just for YOU that is targeted to fight acne. It uses ingredients such as Azaleic Acid. ) This cleared my annoying misc. breakouts in TWO DAYS. I don't know about using it alone necessarily, but the mix between the two did wonders for me. Didn't dry me out, evened my skin tone, cleared not only the 'bump' but also the redness! It is fantastic.

       
      5.0

      I will most defiantly purchase this product again

      By Ashlea

      from Ohio

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Minimizes Pores
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Moderate Acne

        Comments about Proactiv Pore Targeting Treatment:

        Makes my skin look fresh and acne free

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great product

        By Loyal Proactive User

        from Spring Tx

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Minimizes Pores
        • Soothing
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Proactiv Pore Targeting Treatment:

          I love this product for my adult combo skin. I have adult acne across my T zone. This keeps my skin clear and helps my pores stay clear. I use this religiously twice a day. It does not dry my skin out.

          Service and delivery comments:

          OMG, delivery was very quick, I received it a day before I expected, so great.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Probably

          By Renee

          from Knoxville, TN

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Minimizes Pores
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

          • Bottle too big
          • Dries Out Skin
          • Irritates some

          Best Uses

          • Oily, Blackheads, Large Pores.

          Comments about Proactiv Pore Targeting Treatment:

          I'm 46, but still extremely oily. I have blackheads on my nose and chin. As I have lost elasticity in my skin, I notice my pores much more. Pore Targeting Treatment helps better than any other product I've tried, but it's not near as effective as the old "Repair Treatment." I only use this step and only a couple times a week. I wish it was sold in a smaller bottle. I am a licensed Aesthetician and though many others do not hold my opinion of ProActive, I do believe in the 3-step system for true acne. Just remember that these products are drying and although you may not need "moisture" you still DEFINITELY need Hydration! The ProActive Tea Tree Moisturizer is SUPER for this! Don't let the word moisturizer scare you like I use to!

          (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Am just trying this for first time so am not sure if it work

          By Gypsy

          from Gillette. Wy

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Minimizes Pores

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Blackheads & Whiteheads

            Comments about Proactiv Pore Targeting Treatment:

            I only use this on occasional breakouts.

            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Product

            By Shopper36

            from North Las Vegas, NV

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dries Quickly
            • Easy to use
            • Non greasy

            Cons

            • Expensive

            Best Uses

            • Daily

            Comments about Proactiv Pore Targeting Treatment:

            You will have to use this product regularly / daily to see the benefits.

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