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Skin Care Review: Proactive

by AC, Chicago, IL USA

Adverse Effects

There were no obvious benefits to buying this product.

There's the disappointment of having tried another acne cure only to have it fail.

The cleanser is a bit like a scrub, it's grainy and doesn't foam and does leave the skin feeling clean without feeling stripped. the toner also has a good scent that isn't too medicine-y or overwhelming, it also leaves the skin feeling a bit moisturized. The lotion contains 2.5% benzoil peroxide and isn't greasy or heavy. So on their own each product is fine but put them together and I ended up with even worse, painful acne.I think I ended up with an allergic reaction or something after about a week of use.My skin was red and inflammed and felt hot to the touch. After I used it only once a day in the morning instead of twice and eventually stopped using the lotion because the acne only seemed to get worse. After about 6 weeks of use, I started on 10/2 and it's now 11/14, I have yet to see the miraculous results advertised by their infomercial.

Proactive isn't worth the $ and doesn't live up to expectations.

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