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Does proactive really work?

I don't have acne at times I would get pimples so I would just scratch it off next thing you know it leaves a mark...i know now so i stopped scratching them off so I'm just wondering does proactive really work cause I'm tired of buying other products that I don't even recognize it making a difference I mean they would work just want to Know is proactive like the best facial cleanser or are there other's that you would recommend

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For someone works, for some not (depends from person to person)... I've used this http://tiny.cc/acnenomore , and I can tell, it works perfectly. Try it, you wont lose nothing
good luck and have a nice day

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Only for certain skin types. I wouldnt reccomend it since it can be risky. Some say they break out even more after using it. You have to keep using it once you start or you will start to break out like crazy. Thus, you need to buy more expensive product.

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It worked for my aunt

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It works for some people. I've heard 3 different main reviews.

1) it was amazing
2) it sucked & dried out my skin
3) it made the problem worse

Just try it on like 1 pimple & see if it works before you start actively using it. :)

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Ask doctor first before using it, because I broke out when I used it and didn't ask the doctor

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It worked for me and my 14teen year old Son.

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If it REALLY worked, none of us would have acne, would we? If your acne makes you feel real self-conscious, there ARE prescription meds that you can get from your doctor. The main thing is to keep your face clean with a gentle soap-I prefer St. Ives apricot scrub or Clean & Clear deep action cleanser. Even tho we get older, we can still break out at times of stress or illness, as I've found out! I know it doesn't seem like it now, but in a few years your break-outs will be almost non-existent-and I'm sure that right now its far more obvious to you than anyone else that you get pimples now & then.

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Worked great for my friend and when she stopped using it she didn't break out. When she does she uses it again

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For me clean and clear works better!(:

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same here
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I tried it, and it worked for me for about a month. but after that it stopped working. but all skin types are different.

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i don't know about proactive, but clean and clear works

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I had acne rosacea for ten years and tried "everything" the dermatologists know what works but they wont give it to you right away,because you wouldnt go back to them.On a weekend visit from an old friend I asked her why her face looked so spotless,well she took out this "new product' (it was 18 years ago) and told me to try it,withing three days my face started to clear and in two weeks, it was completely clear !!! Ive never used anything else and never will,and yes for some,it will bring everything out but after the first week it clears.Dont waste money on useless products,Pro Active really works !!!

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my friend uses it. does NOT work! i use burts bees, works miracles

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It didn't work for me.

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didn't work for me:/

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I think neutrogena works better... It doesn't dry out the skin. Plus proactive is a continual use which means if u stop u will break out fast!!!

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My friend's dad is a dermatologist and he claims it doesn't work.

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it worked for me but it took 3ths to strt

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well i used it for like 2 days and my sking start to get really ugly and red so for me i dosent work

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it doesn't work it gave me more pimples and zits.

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I have really oily skin and Proactive overly dried my skin if I used it every day. Then they would send me automatic shipments, so I got way more product then I could use. If you can get them to ship to you only when you need more product and you can determine how often you need to use it, it may be worth a try. Other than the over dying of my skin due to using it to frequently, my skin stayed pretty clear.

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it only works for a certain skin type!

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I don't believe there's a magical product out there that works for everyone, but it did work for me! I suffer from acne and acne scarring, and it helped me with both. Also, I have really sensitive combination skin, and other products I've tried were either too rough and sort of "burnt" the dry parts of my skin or too gentle and did nothing for my acne, and Proactiv took care of the acne problem without over-drying my skin. You do have to use it consistently and for a while--around a month--to see results. It's also worth mentioning that the Proactiv Refining Mask is a pretty amazing product, especially for overnight treatment.

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i have heard it does but its probably not worth the money try using apricot scrub or clean and clear

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It works for me...but the Gentle Formula works much better than the Regular Formula for me. The latter dried out my skin too much and i have naturally oily skin so, yea. U need to find what suits ur skin.

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proactiv works for me extremely well.. i love it

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yes

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On certain skin types. My friend was using it and when she skipped it for a few times her skin cleared up. I dunno, if they have a free trial or something try it and see if it works.

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no they lie so you will buy it. it made my acne worse and made my skin burn

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Well it worked for me. I used it about a month and my acne started getting worse but then I noticed that it started to go down. People say that good facial cleansers make your acne worse then makes it go down. All the dirt in your pores comes up to the surface of your skin which makes them bigger, when that dirt is gone your acne will start going down. It started to make sense to me. I would recommend it, but I have in the middle of dry and oily skin. If you have dry or sensitive skin I wouldn't use it, It will make your skin red and irritated, Its a strong product.

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I just started using Proactiv two days ago.
My skin feels very smooth.
Apparently the product will begin working in two weeks.
My skin is oily, but dry in some areas sometimes.
I hope it works.
I may keep you updated.

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I started using proactive in September. I had severe acne. I noticed that Proactive started working for me. But 3 weeks ago, My I started to break out really bad. Huge red pimples. I break out everyday. I wake up,and I see a new acne. I don't know what to do. I am 18, and I want to look good. How long do I need to wait? There are some clean spots on my face, where I don't have acne at all. But now,after using proactive I see acne there. I suffer,don't know what to do. So I can't really say if it works for me or not. maybe I need to be more patient to see the results.

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I am currently using Proactiv and it really does work amazing! I've been using it for about a week, and i already see improvements in my skin! I wash it every night before I go to bed, and after that, my skin just feels so refreshed and soft and clean. I love it! I definitely
recommend using it! Click below to learn more.
http://tvoffersproducts.com/Proactiv

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I know proactiv may work but the two doctors that created Proactiv created a new line Rodan and Fields and they have an amazing Unblemish line!! Works the same way as Proactiv with multi-med therapy (steps) but it has anti-aging in it! It will combat the entire acne cycle, this sophisticated regimen helps unclog pores, clears breakouts and calms your complexion to keep pimples, blackheads and post-acne marks from making an unwelcome appearance on your face—and in your life. You can find out more about the products at www.lisafriesel.myrandf.com

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Yes! It is the best! I have being using it for 5 years and will not change it for anything. You must let 1-2 months, depends on your acne, to notice all the difference and you will not have any breakouts...I started using it in the morning and at night...NEVER touch your face with your hands you must learn to not do that if you do because I have noticed that even if I use Proactiv if I touch my face I will get a breakout...after several months you can start using proactiv only at night but be aware that you must continue the treatment always, if you stop using it you will start with breakouts again...believe me I know and then you have to wait another 1-2 months to not have any more breakouts again. Click below to learn more.
http://tvoffersproducts.com/Proactiv

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Acne is within the skin and is trying to release itself and can't. this is why the pimples are there. Some of us don't have skin that does the natural sloughing process on it's own. This is where dead skin cells fall off to create new ones thus producing clear skin. when this doesn't occur naturally we develop acne. I have suffered with this since I was 13 and am now 44 and still have acne.I have been to the dermatologist worked wonders but very expensive. I tried pro-active about 10 years ago and it worked wonders. Yes you do have to continue to use it, it is not a miracle drug, it was manufactured to help you control your acne. With the cost to see a dermatologist plus expensive prescriptions from the doctor I also had to continue using them or else I would get break outs again. this product worked and tremendously cut my costs for clearing my skin. it's not meant to clear up your acne for good only control. I don't know about some but my acne has no cure all drug.

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It is hormonal and there is not a cure just products to control it so I understand that when I use a product that works I have to continue or else I will break out again. Also you have to be patient depending on the severity of your acne it may take quite some time to see results. understand that the product has to take some time to get deep on the inside,then pull what is in there to the surface so that it can release itself. this is why some people think their acne gets worse once they start a product. Once you get to the core and stop the acne from forming it has to come up and out. this is why you look worse for a while then all of a sudden (with time) clear. Once it can stop forming it will clean out then start clearing up.Believe me I'm with you the process is very discouraging but it is worth the wait. You also have to use the product daily and the amount of times recommended. if you don't you won't see the desired results. you also can't give up. For some during that I look worse period or I don't think this is working feeling believe me just keep going and keep using the recommended doses at the recommended times eventually you will see results.You can't get a time estimate from anyone because all of our skin is different and the type and severity of our acne is different and at different stages when we start the product. It could take me months and only take the next person weeks it just depends on how determined you are to have clear skin and be consistent. Stick with it and use it right!!! The first time I tried pro-active I was not consistent and saw my face breaking out more in the beginning and quit. I told everyone that stuff doesn't work. thank goodness I had the urge to try it again and stick to it. It is worth the mental anguish of what acne sufferers go through. I have been there with the lack of confidence,shame faced,holding my head down,wondering if people are starring,people whispering, it really sucks, but once I had clear skin my self confidence went through the roof!!!!
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