Proactive Acne Treatment: The proactiv 3-step system helps treat and prevent acne breakouts with proven acne-fighting ingredients. The renewing cleanser and repairing lotion contain benzoyl peroxide, a proven acne medicine known to kill and prevent acne bacteria.
What is in Proactive?
The Toner Contains Glycolic Acid, an exfoliant, and witch hazel, an astringent. The active ingredient in the cleanser and lotion, outside Europe, is a 2.5 percent concentration of benzoyl peroxide, lower than in most prescription-strength acne treatments.?
Proactiv products are Not Sold in stores or traditional retail outlets, but they are available at various kiosks in malls across the United States.
What Causes Acne in Teenagers?
The Exact Cause of acne is not known, but hormones called androgens can play a role. Androgens increase in both boys and girls during puberty. Androgens make the skin’s oil glands get larger and make more sebum.
What is Acne Therapy?
People who have mild acne have a few blemishes. They may have whiteheads, blackheads, papules, and/or pustules (aka pimples). Many people can Treat Mild Acne with products that you can buy without a prescription. A product containing benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid often clears the skin.
Why do we get Pimples on your Face?
These glands make sebum, which is an oil that lubricates your hair and skin. Pores become clogged if there is too much sebum and too many Dead Skin Cells. Bacteria (especially one called Propionibacterium acnes) can then get trapped inside the pores and multiply. This causes swelling and redness — the start of acne.
How can I Help my Acne?
Keep your face clean. Whether or not you have acne, it’s important to Wash your Face twice daily to remove impurities, dead skin cells, and extra oil from your skin’s surface.
Try an over-the-counter acne product.
Use makeup sparingly.
Watch what you put on your hair.