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Wednesday, February 25

Proactiv+ Review!



I had the amazing opportunity to work with Proactiv over the last few months and got to try out their Proactiv+ skincare line over the last 90 days. I would've added a before picture as well as my after one, but I am normally so subconscious about my skin that I have no pictures of me makeup-less before I finished this skincare program. The ones I sent to apply for Proactiv have been gone since the day they were sent. 

I have always had bad acne problems, ever since I first started my period (when I was 12!), my face has been a crazy mess. 

And let me tell you, I am SO excited about this skin care line! I still get random breakouts from stress or bad eating or forgetting to wash my face some nights, but they're never as bad as they were before using Proactiv+. I've seen that a lot of people have problems with it over drying their face, but I actually didn't have that problem at all! I used it once a day and used the skin purifying mask every few days as needed, but instead of using it as a mask, I used it as a spot treatment.

Sadly, the skincare line didn't really do much to make my pores smaller, but other than that - it was great! And it's super easy to get into the habit of.

Here's my routine and how I used it:

Skin Smoothing Exfoliator: (Kept in shower) - I used this every time I showered to wash my face, whether that was once or twice a day.

Pore Targeting Treatment: (Kept next to the sink) - I used it before I went to bed at night.

Complexion Perfecting Hydrator: (Kept next to the sink) - Also used before bed at night.

Skin Purifying Mask: (Kept on bedside table) - Used literally as I was about to lay down as a spot treatment! I'd wash it off the next morning when I woke up.

Have you tried the new Proactiv+ Skincare Line? Because you absolutely should if you haven't. It's worth it. So worth it. Today is actually the first day I've worn makeup in almost a week because I am so much more comfortable in my skin.

Would you try it? Think it sounds good? Let me know!

(P.S. - I literally took this photo right after I woke up so it would be legitimate. So no judging on the crazy hair. :P I know all you bloggers and readers don't wake up with perfect hair every day!)

Happy Wednesday! :)


9 comments:

  1. I did the campaign too, so I'm glad you were also in it! (: I'm not sure how I feel about it though...it didn't totally clear my breakouts and I'm soooo dry now. I wish they had a pure moisturizer in the mix as well!

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    1. Yes! I love seeing everyone else's results as well. :) That sucks that it didn't work as well for you though. :/ Maybe add in one of your own?

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  2. I tried Proactiv about a year ago and it did not work AT ALL. In fact, it made my skin much worse. The only thing I trust now is Dermalogica. I wonder what differentiates Proactiv+ from the old one. I'm glad it worked for you!!

    xo Megan, Lush to Blush

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    1. Really? The Proactiv I tried to use when I was younger dried out my skin SO BADLY but thankfully this one has been working pretty well! Thank you! :)

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  3. I used to use Proactiv when I was younger, and I saw awesome results. I haven't used it for years though, so I'm curious as to how well this new line would work with my skin. I get occasional breakouts too (aren't they supposed to stop when you're an adult?! Come on!), and I hate it.

    P.S. Even makeup-less, you're still a dime. Gorgeous!

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    1. You absolutely should try it! Get a travel kit, maybe? (And yes, I totally thought we should be done with this by now. I mean, really. I'm almost 23).

      Thanks so much girl! You're super sweet! :))

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  4. I tried the original Proactiv and recently the Proactiv+ line, but both didn't work for me. I ended up breaking out way more and my skin was SO dry that is was almost painful. I ended up getting rid of all my unnatural face washes and going with an organic soap bar that has been working wonders for me!

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    1. I'm glad you found something that works! I know a lot of people have problems with the dryness. :/ For the breakouts though, it actually can/mostly does break you out worse for a couple of weeks while it pulls everything to the surface. Just in case you try another skin care line later. ;)

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  5. I love Proactiv. It has cleared up my skin incredibly. I have to check out this new line though. It looks great for my oily skin.
    -Mikayla
    www.aseersuckerstateofmind.com

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