Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination
Skincare Concerns: Acne and Blemishes, Dryness, and Pores
- Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5%: Contains micro-crystal, prescription-quality benzoyl peroxide (BPO) designed to quickly kill acne-causing bacteria helping to clear up acne blemishes and prevent new ones from forming.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES and parabens.
What Else You Need to Know: Skin Smoothing Exfoliator contains tiny, gentle exfoliating beads and glycolic acid, which help slough away dull, dry layers of dead skin cells, gently resurfacing and revealing a smoother, softer-looking complexion. Humectants and emollients help retain moisture and leave skin feeling supple and hydrated after cleansing. It removes dirt, sweat, makeup, and other impurities from the skin.
-Use twice daily, morning and night, applying to your entire face as Step 1 in the Proactiv+ 3-part system.
-Apply a small amount to dampened skin and gently massage with fingertips for one to two minutes.
-Rinse thoroughly with warm water.
-Pat dry and follow with Step 2, the Pore Targeting Treatment and Step 3, the Complexion Perfecting Hydrator.
-Do not use if you have very sensitive skin or are sensitive to benzoyl peroxide.
-For external use only.
-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 three days. If no discomfort occurs, follow the directions stated below.
-Apply a small amount to dampened skin.
-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.
An innovator in skincare technology, Proactiv offers three systems that use Combination Therapy to give you a comprehensive approach to skincare. Each of our multi-step systems help disrupt the acne cycle and deliver beautifully clear skin
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