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4.0 (based on 1 ratings )
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Quick Product Notes
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Paraben
Contains Paraben
Sulfate free
Sulfate Free
Alcohol free
Alcohol Free

Notable Effects & Ingredients
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None No Notable Effects & Ingredients

Ingredients Related to Skin Type
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Dry Dry Skin
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Oil Oily Skin
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Sensitive Sensitive Skin
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Product Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG Rating Ratings)

  • Low Risk
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  • Unknown
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Product Ingredient List

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EWG CIR Ingredient Name & Cosmetic Functions Notes
Num safe filld 1
Cir a A
Carbomer
(Viscosity Controlling, Viscosity Increasing Agent, Emulsion Stabilising, Gel Forming)
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Cir a A
Disodium EDTA
(Viscosity Controlling, Chelating Agent)
Num moderate filld 4
Cir a A
Methylparaben
(Fragrance, Preservative)
Paraben
Paraben
Num safe filld 2
Cir unknown
Poloxamer 182
(Surfactant, Emulsifying)
Num safe filld 3
Cir b B
Propylene Glycol
(Solvent, Skin Conditioning, Fragrance, Humectant, Viscosity Controlling, Viscosity Decreasing Agent, Skin-Conditioningagent - Miscellaneous)
Good for Dry Skin
Good for Dry Skin

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Good, But Pricier than Differin and Essentially the Same
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Skin Type: oily Skin
Skin Concerns: Acne, Blackheads, Uneven Skin Tone, Whiteheads/Closed Comedones

So far, I'm loving adapalene for treating my inflammed acne and closed comedones, since this is one of the only OTC treatments that actually regulates sebum production. However, this product is essentially identical to Differin gel, which is available for a lower price. I only ordered the Proactiv MD system because my mom had suggested it, but once I took a closer look at the ingredients, I found that I couldn't use the facewash because it contained menthol (and is overly-harsh), the toner associated with this system contains alcohol and fragrance, and I hated the moisturizer with SPF because it pilled and very little product was provided. So, the only part of the system I've stuck with is the adapalene gel, and it's just better to buy the Differin gel instead.