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Skin Care Review: Proactiv

by Tiffany Baker, brooklyn, NY united States

Adverse Effects

It is supposed to clear up acne and smooth skin.

It dried out my skin and gave it a pasty look.

I started using the Proactiv which I did use for two months. After the first week it seemed that my skin looked the same, there was no major difference. The second week it started to feel tight after washing it. The moisturizer felt greasy after applying it and felt as if it just sat on my face. The third week it went on the same, maybe just a little dryer. Over the next two weeks the situation deteriorated and my face started to break out. I gave it another two weeks during which I had more acne cropping up on my cheeks and chin. I then had dry skin on top of the new acne. Overall I did not have a good experience with Proactiv and ended up having to return the product and try something new. I feel that the formula made my skin worse, that it was too strong for my sensitive skin.

My skin was dried out and looked dull. I think it may not be good for sensitive skin.

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