Does Proactiv really work?

Does Proactiv really work?

I’ve wondered this to myself, and aloud, for years. Of course, no one could miss the Proactiv commercials featuring celebrities we all know and love, and those before and after photos always made me wonder. Does Proactiv really work?

proactiv review

I’ve gone through periods in my life when my skin wasn’t the best, particularly during high school and college. My skin is naturally somewhat oily and prone to breakouts, however, it is also far too sensitive for most over-the-counter acne treatments.

I’m lucky that my skin is pretty blemish-free right now, mostly due to pregnancy hormones, but I am still always on the lookout for fabulous cleansers, toners, and moisturizers, so I was more than happy to give Proactiv a trial run.

Let me say, as general skin care (even for those who don’t have severe acne), these products are gentle, smell great, and left my skin feeling fresh and clean.

I particularly love the Refining Cleanser, which is actually a lot gentler than the scrub I usually use on my face. I felt like I was getting that “scrub” effect, without digging the skin off my face!

The Revitalizing Toner is also an incredible product. I was convinced that my skin was totally clean after cleansing, and found dirt remaining on my skin after wiping my face with a cotton ball soaked with this toner. This was a whoa moment for me. I will certainly continue to purchase this toner!

I am really loving Proactiv, and I know that after these lovely pregnancy hormones fade in a few months, and my old friend acne reappears, I’ll have a fabulous solution to give me clear skin.

I wrote this review while participating in a campaign by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Proactiv and received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for taking the time to participate.


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