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proactiv does it help or hurt your skin

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is proactiv healthy for your skin and does it really clear your face
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I used proactive in high school and it worked!!
I tried every drug store cleanser, toner, creme, scrub...everything! All I got was irritation until I gave in to those commercials and tried proactive and it worked very quickly.
I know now that there are two types of active ingredients in acne cleansers: salsylic acid or benzol peroxide. The active ingredient in proactive is benzol peroxide.
Anyway now I use a gentle cleanser and a tube of 2% benzol peroxide for spot treatment. This is just as effective and costs much less. I still credit proactive for getting my face back to normal.
I don't know if this is still true with the new formula but watch out because proactive changed the color of most of my face towels!!
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