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Book Review: A Doctor's Secret To A Lifetime Of Clear Skin

I don’t know about you but I feel like much has been said about acne that I can’t even tell which one is true or not. Google the word Acne and you will be greeted with a long list of links you can choose from, from the most comprehensive to the most absurd. To a person like me whose brain can only process information in small bites rather than big chunks, the information from the net can prove to be very challenging and intimidating.
Thanks to the Proactiv Kit I’ve been using, it comes with this little orange booklet entitled, The Doctor’s Secrets To A Lifetime Of Clear Skin. Written by Standford-trained dermatologists, Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields, founders of the revolutionary acne product Proactiv Solution, this booklet contains 30 doses of skin care wisdom that would make you understand the root cause of acne, the proper attitude in dealing with this chronic disease, and the clear cut solutions in managing and controlling it.
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20131204-153522.jpgAll the information about acne are presented in a simple and straight forward manner in this booklet. The 30 vital nuggets of skin care wisdom listed here are all practical and easy to follow. All the things you need to know and need to do to enjoy a lifetime of smooth, clear, and healthy looking skin are wittingly enumerated in this booklet.
I am happy to note also that I found myself nodding my head a couple times while reading this for I can easily relate to most of what’s written and discussed here. And surprisingly, most of the new information I got from booklet debunked all the myths that I know about acne as well. By the time I put the booklet down, I was armed with the essential information and the right attitude I need to fight this pesky acne disease.
This fun-to-read booklet comes FREE with every purchase of Proactiv 30 Day or 60 Day Kit. It is included in the kit that you can buy in leading Watsons Store, SM Department Store, Proactiv Mall Kiosk, and Proactiv online store. If you have acne, tnis is the book for you, if not give it to someone who does.

Mustela Giveaway Winners

Thank you for joining the Mustela Giveaway.  I am happy to share the amazing Mustela products to these women. Big thanks also to Tammy of Mustela Philippines for sending items for giveaway. May these products bring joy and comfort to you or to the mothers with whom you will share these to.
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Thank you and Congratulations!

World Education Exhibition 2013

I have been teaching in an exclusive private school for girls for the past 8 years now, and I have witnessed countless time how our students would aim and work hard to make it big on top universities abroad. Having the financial means and capacity to turn this dream into a reality, their parents don’t think twice in sending them abroad in the hope that this will pave the way for a bright future for them.
I mean who wouldn’t wish that for their children right.  I dream of the same thing for my daughter.  And I am sure most of  you are too.  So in case you are wondering how to go about the process of choosing the right school and the right course abroad for your children, IDP Philippines can help you on that.  Since 1984, IDP Philippines has been the trusted name for students looking for education overseas.  It is an accredited IELTS test provider and has been the leading test centre in the Philippines for the past 20 years.
Just in case your wondering, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) which is made up of  four parts ­— Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing – determines the applicant’s level of English proficiency and is one of  the important requirements of colleges and universities abroad, particularly those in Australia, New Zealand, UK, Canada and the US.  Aside from  the IELTS, IDP  has also been providing counselling sessions and knowledge-based program where they match students with the right courses and institutions.
Since its establishment in Manila in 1985 up to the present, it has been sending thousands of students abroad.  It even opened an office in CEBU in 2008 to support the growing market in the Visayas and Mindanao.
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As IDP continues to  bring students closer to their dream of studying abroad in an easy and organized manner, it is set to hold another World Education Exhibition on Nov. 16, at the Marriott Hotel in Cebu and Nov. 17-18 at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Manila. The event offers free admission, free seminar and free consultation to participants of the event.
For parents who wish to send their children abroad, this is a good opportunity for you to scout for schools for your children and study the best they have to offer. The representatives of  different Universities from countries like New Zealand, Australia and Canada will be at the expo to talk about their learning institutions and curriculum offerings.
If you wish to attend the World Education Exhibition, you may register at  info.manila@idp.com, or info.cebu@idp.com
 
 

Say It With Flowers

Today, my husband and I would have been 13 years married. I remember countless times how I would secretly wish for a big bouquet of flowers everytime we celebrate our anniversary or everytime I celebrate my birthday. Funny but for the longest time, he would shower me with wonderful gifts except that.
Don’t get me wrong, my husband is the sweetest and most thoughtful guy in the world but when it comes to big birthday or anniversary surprise, well he was an epic fail. In fact, I have a lot of funny tales of how I would go to great lengths just to let him know exactly what I want for our anniversary or birthday. Had I known beforehand that  Philflora.comManilaBlossoms.com, PHgifts.com  offer gifts and flowers services, I would have saved ourselves a lot of time and trouble getting me what I want (*wink*wink). As crazy as it may sound, most often I had to prod, insist, or demand to jumpstart him on the idea. For a while there, I went by the matra, you create your own happiness.
With my husband’s track record in the gift giving department, it is no wonder then that I didn’t expect anything other than the usual from him last year on my birthday. But this I have to say with a voice full of pride, love, and affection that, though it was my last birthday spent with him, it was, the happiest and most memorable one. For for all his shortcomings in the gift giving department, his one final act of love more than made up fo it. On the way to work during my birthday last year, while I was sleeping soundly in the car, unmindful and unknowing of what was to transpire, he passed by a flower shop and picked up the most beautiful boquet of long stemmed roses I have ever seen. For the first time, I woke up to a surprise that I didn’t coin myself. After more than a decade of marriage, he finally gifted me with the bouquet of roses that I’ve secretly been dreaming to receive from him since the start of our relationship. It was the first and apparently the last bouquet of flowers from him because three weeks after, he died.
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But then, love moves in mysterious ways as I’ve later learned following his death.  And I believe that there really is some truth in the saying that love transcends because the few occassions when I wanted to feel his presence, he would send me a rose. Like on his 40th day of repose where I asked him in my prayer to send me one so I’ll know that he’s at peace with the Lord, our favorite little boy came up to me to give me this.
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Or when I was feeling the blues on my birthday last August, an old friend of his sent this bouquet of roses because he dreamed of my husband the previous night and in his dream  he was asking him to buy me one, which he did without realizing that it was my birthday.
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Some may call it coincidence but to me flowers will always be more than just a bunch of blooms. They will always remind me of the special love and connection I shared with my husband. Eversince my husband died, one of my happy places has been the flower shop. Though it was a long time coming, my husband did indulge my one special wish before he died.  I believe that  it is my turn now  to shower him with flowers.
If you want a hassle free flowers and gift delivery, check out  Philflora.comManilaBlossoms.com,  PHgifts.com.

Mustela Essentials + A Giveaway

Sensitive skin is not something new to me.  I was some sort of a walking eczema advertisement when I was a kid.  And as we know, there were limited skin care products to address skin irritation and diseases back then.
My daughter, Bianca, inherited my skin’s sensitivity level. She had cradle cap and rash aggravated by skin asthma when she was a baby. Growing up, she would often get eczema ocassionally too.  Though there are a lot of very good skincare products for babies and children in the market today, I only swear by Mustela products. Even if my daughter, Bianca, is not anymore a baby at 12, this is still her go to brand for skincare.
Mustela Stelatria Purifying Recovery Cream is something we can’t do without at home.  It soothes irritation easily, purifies, and speeds up skin repair.  My mom, daughter, and I use it whenever we have sudden skin irritations and rash. It is fast acting and pleasant to use.  We have also developed a penchant for Mustela Facial Cleansing Cloths.  It is alcohol free and gentle to the skin plus it has a mild baby scent that my daughter absolutely loves.  This is the only facial wipe she uses to clean her face. It is the perfect make up remover for me  too.
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Bianca and I also love Musti Eau de Soin from Mustela™.  A delightful combination of an alcohol-free Eau de Senteur (tender aromas of flowers and fresh fruits) with extracts of plants renowned for their softening properties. The smell leaves us with happy thoughts of babies!

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Mustela has been around for more than 60 years.  It is an old French brand whose mission is to provide moms and babies with the safest skin care products that would address specific skin needs. Since protection of mommy and baby’s skin is Mustela’s ultimate priority, it uses only ingredients of natural origin and leaves out questionable ingredient typically found in many skincare ranges such as parabens, phenoxyethanol, phthalates, chlorophenesin and essential oils.

Mustela products are guaranteed safe to use since they are hypoallergenic and have undergone rigorous testing.  They are also proven effective since the products were developed in close collaboration with healthcare professionals. Ingredients were rigorously tested,  80% of which comes from  natural origins.  They are also a pleasure to use since they emit delicate scents that will make you and your baby feel good. Even its packaging was carefully chosen to make sure that the boxes are made using wood  from sustainably managed forests and are printed with ink containing vegetable oils.
Mustela’s complete range of products  caters to the specific skin care needs of  not just newborns, babies, and children but of new and expectant mothers as well.  All of its four skin care range (Mustela  9 months, Mustela Bebe, Mustela Dermo-Paediatrics, and Mustela Sun Care) are  tested following the strictest standards of quality, high tolerance, and optimum safety.
I highly recommend Mustela to expectant moms and moms with new babies. It makes for the best baby shower or christening gifts too.  Now on to the good news.  Tammy of Mustela Philippines has sent in Mustela products to share to three lucky Blancnotes reader and followers.  If you are an expectant mom, a mom of a new born, or someone who has a mom or a baby in mind who will benefit from using Mustela products, then you are welcome to join this giveaway.
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Mustela and I will be giving away the following to:
Winner no. 1 : Stelaprotect Face Care Cream and Body Lotion worth 1,100 pesos. Stelaprotect moisturizes and soothes baby’s skin.  It also improves tolerance with its  natural patented active ingredient and helps prevent the risk of an infection. mustela-stelaprotect-body-milk-200mlWinner no. 2:  Mustela 9 Months’ Specific Support Bust 125ml worth  1090 pesos plus travel sized Cleansing Milk and Physio Bebe’.  Specific Support Bust helps prevent the slackening / sagging of the bust area.  It helps ease tension on the breasts while pregnant and breastfeeding. It is  hypoallergenic and does not contain paraben, phthalate, phenoxyethanol.  It contains the natural ingredients Elastoregulator and Lupeol which activate the production of the skin’s supportive fibers.

 
 
Winner no. 3: Mustela 9 Months’s Post Partum Restructuring Gel 200ml worth 1090 pesos  plus travel sized Cleansing Milk and Physio Bebe’. The Post Partum Restructuring Gel helps firm up the skin that has slackened / sagged after pregnancy and childbirth.  It’s natural ingredients of elastoregulator, lupeol and centella asiatica helps restore firmness to the tissues.

Here’s how you can join the giveaway:

  1.  Like Mustela Philippines in facebook.
  2.  Like Blancnotes in facebook.
  3.  Share this giveaway on your facebook status with the following message: “@Mustela Philippines and @Blancnotes are giving away Mustela skin care products. Join now @friend1, @friend2, and @friend3. Giveaway ends on November 30! #mustela #blancnotes” (Don’t forget to properly tag Mustela, Blancnotes, your 3 friends.)
  4.  Share while you love Mustela in the comment box below together with your complete name, email add, URL of your facebook post, and city.

You can send in your entries until 11:59 pm of  November 30. I will pick the winner thru random.org. You can also join the quick and easy Instagram giveaway, just follow Blancnotes in instagram and repost the Mustela Giveaway picture there.  Goodluck!:)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Woodrose Bodega Sale 2013

Following the success of last year’s ‘Pre-Christmas Bodega Sale,’ Paref Woodrose is opening it’s doors once again and inviting everyone to do their early christmas shopping here.
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This year’s Pre-Christmas Bodega Sale promises to be more exciting with new additions on the list of  product line ups available on sale. Aside from the usual apparels, accessories,  and linens, shoppers can also score great deals on kitchenwares, glasswares, hotel-restaurant equipments and many more. Paticipating merchants include popular brands such as 101 New York, XOXO, Toy Kingdom, Imarflex, Claire’s, Popstar, and Krispy Kreme, among others.
The Pre-Christmas Bodega Sale will be from November 13 to 16, 2013 (Wednesday to Saturday) at the Woodrose Promenade.  This is a fundraising project for the benefit of the Friends of Woodrose Scholarship Program.
 
 

Five Basic Things You Need To Know About Acne

I wouldn’t wish to call myself a walking Acne expert but well, I believe that my own personal experience battling this disease makes me credible enough to share some of the things I’ve learned about it from the school of hard knocks.  I can safely say that I’ve survived the latest acne breakout and lived to tell the tale of  the five basic things about this dreadful skin disease, so here goes…

  1. Acne is incurable. Yup you heard it right, it is incurable, meaning it is curable from within. By taking Proactiv Steps 1-2-3 errr  proactive steps I  mean in dealing with your acne problem (*wink*wink), you will have it managed and controlled in no time.
  2. Burning the midnight oil is not always good in the case of Acne. Not getting enough sleep increases the body’s stress level which can then lead to an increase in glucocorticoid production that can cause  abnormalities of the skin including acne. Having  a long restful sleep can spell a big difference in the fight against acne.
  3. Sugar and Spice are not always nice. Certain food cause glucose to rise rapidly causing insulin level to shoot up as well. Excessive insulin in the blood makes hormones and endocrines go haywire.  This in turn cause pores to clog and oil glands to overproduce. Food rich in iodine are  acne inhibitors according to recent studies.  As well as food that are  high glycemic like junk foods, and dairies. It is always best to watch what you eat.
  4. Don’t sweat the small stuff…or better yet, don’t sweat at all if you can help it. Skin irritation from sweat can lead to breakouts. Here’s a gentle yet firm reminder, remove garments that traps sweat like sports bra right away and shower immediately using Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash (*wink*wink).
  5. There’s no “one” right solution to acne…there’s only that one perfect combination in controlling acne. With the right combination of medicines, people with acne can enjoy clear and healthy looking skin. The key is finding the right combination medicine and skin-care treatment that work best for you. Dr. Rodans and Fields of Proactiv Solution shared that maintaining a smooth, clear complexion requires a combination of acne medicines and skin-care ingredients that should be used in a particular sequence. These ingredients include benzoyl peroxide to kill acne-causing bacteria; glycolic acid and other exfoliants to reduce excess oil and dead skin cells; and natural botanicals to soothe skin. Using Refining Mask with antibacterial sulfur that  speeds healing and calms the skin can work like magic too.

Though Acne is common, complex, chronic, and NOT curable.  IT is controllable. If you are wondering if a perfect combination therapy system really does exist.  The one that  can manage and control a person’s  genetics, hormones and stress levels. The answer is a big mighty YES.
And what’s great about it is that it comes in a 30-Day and 60 Day Kit.  You only have to look for this brand, Proactiv, at selected Watson store or purchase it online at http://my.proactiv. com.ph, use it religiously  and voila’  you’ll get that clear, smooth, and healthy looking acne free skin in no time.
Well, what are you waiting for? Kiss acne goodbye. Choose Proactiv. 
 
 
 
 

Buy Proactiv and Get a Chance to Win Tickets to Alicia Keys Concert

Are you a big fan of Alicia Keys? Good news is the American singer/songwriter is coming to the Philippines for a super major concert this November. And what’s more you can score free tickets with your purchase of a Proactiv 30 Day or 60 Day Kit. Here’s the complete mechanics of the promo:
All customers who purchase Proactiv 30 day or 60 day kits from participating outlets between Sept. 16-Nov. 14, 2013 will get a chance to join the electronic raffle to win VIP ticket to Alicia Keys Concert “Set the World on Fire” Tour at Mall of Asia Arena on November 25, 2013.
Purchase can be made from any of these participating Outlets:

  1. Proactiv Online Shopping Site: http://my.proactiv.com.ph
  2. Proactiv Door-to-Door Delivery Phone Hotlines: (729-2222, 1-800-8-729-8888, 1-800-10-889-4444, 0917-801-8888)
  3. Proactiv Mall Kiosks:
  4. Trinoma, 2nd Floor (Telephone: 380-3801)
  5. Glorietta, Ground Floor (Telephone 388-2848)
  6. Marquee Mall, Ground Floor (Telephone: 0935-8341523)

What are the prizes?
One (1) Grand Prize Winner of 2 VIP Tickets worth Php10,560 each
One (1) Winner of 2 Lower Box B Tickets worth Php4,760 each
Three (3) Winners of 2 General Admission Tickets worth Php1,060 each
The prizes though are directly purchased from SM Tickets, official ticketing agent of the event. Proactiv Solution is not a sponsor of this said event nor is it endorsing this event. Concert organizers are not connected to Proactiv Solution.  They just want one lucky girl or gal to witness the amazing concert.
The raffle date will be on November 15, 2013 (Friday).  The winners will be contacted directly with instructions on how to claim the prize.
Here’s how to join:

  1. Buy a Proactiv Solution 30-day kit (Php 2,495) or 60-day (Php 3,995) kit from any of the participating outlets within promo period. Purchase of 30-day kit is equivalent to 1 raffle entry, while purchase of 60-day kit is equivalent to 2 raffle entries.
  2. For customers ordering from my.proactiv.com.ph, there is no special instruction or forms to be filled out. The system automatically tags eligible customers and the Account Name will be used as official entry. The promo can be viewed at: http://my.proactiv.com.ph/Win-VIP-tickets-Alicia-keys-Concert.htm#.UjgMP0E3DpU
  3. For customers ordering via phone hotlines, our Customer Service Representatives shall automatically tag all eligible customers and your Account Name in our database will be used as official entry.
  4. For customers ordering from Proactiv Mall Kiosks our friendly Sales Personnel will assist you and help you fill-out Official Raffle Entry Forms available on site.

Please note these important terms and conditions as well:

  1. Purchases outside the promo period or from non-participating outlets are not eligible to join the raffle.
  2. If a customer avails of the Proactiv Money back Guarantee that comes with every Proactiv 30-day or 60-day kit, this forfeits the subsequent activation of the raffle entry. If the customer won and subsequently availed of the Money Back Guarantee after claiming the prize, the actual cost of ticket will be deducted to the refund value

So what are you waiting for? Join now!:)
As per DOH–FDA CDRR Promo Permit No. 102 series of 2013.
 

World Sight Day 2013

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THIS WORLD SIGHT DAY, IT’S OKAY TO #BESHADY

285 million people are visually impaired. 80% don’t have to be. Together, we can raise awareness for visual impairment around the world by wearing sunglasses inside on

WORLD SIGHT DAY.

With TOMS Eyewear, the One for One™ Company Helps Give Sight Around the World Through Prescription Eyeglasses, Cataract Surgeries and Medical Treatments
 

This year, to show support and raise awareness for WORLD SIGHT DAY TOMS  challenges people to wear sunglasses inside on October 10th, 2013. Whether you’re at work, in bed, at a restaurant, inside a movie theatre, at the mall, in the library or anywhere your day might take you, “Be Shady” and show your support for WORLD SIGHT DAY.

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World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness created to focus global attention on blindness, visual impairment and rehabilitation of the visually impaired. Blake MYcoskie, founder of TOMS related that, “Nearly every single human being can identify with not being able to see clearly, whether it’s personally or through knowing someone who has had an issue with his or her eye sight.”  He also shared that, “Realizing that so many millions of people are struggling with this issue each and every day, we feel compelled to continue to do our part to raise awareness and help those in need.”

 According to WHO and VISION2020, the magnitude of visual impairment and blindness and their causes have been estimated as follows:

     About 285 million people are visually impaired worldwide.

    39 million people are blind.

    19 million children are visually impaired.

    About 90% of the world’s visually impaired people live in developing countries.

    Globally, uncorrected refractive errors (often correctable with glasses) are the main cause of

    visual impairment.

    Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness.

 Leading up to World Sight Day 2013, TOMS is activating both online and offline through the creation of a dedicated microsite, and will be harnessing the power of social media and numerous events.  Online, TOMS supporters can go to http://www.toms.com/world-sight-day/l to learn more about this important issue and find out how they can personally participate.  Visitors can also download World Sight Day toolkits that include uniquely inspiring eye charts, and are invited to utilize a new hashtag, #BESHADY, through social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
 

To promote this day, TOMS will team up with celebrities and our TOMS com­munity to create collateral with people wearing sunglasses to inform and get everyone excited about the day. Collateral will encourage people to post a picture of themselves wearing sunglasses inside on social media to raise awareness for WORLD SIGHT DAY.
 

So on October 10, 2013, let’s join TOMS and “Be Shady” together to raise awareness for visual impairment. Keeping the same momentum and excitement of ODWS, we will focus on World Sight Day as the day to rally together to bring awareness and ultimately an end to preventable blindness and visual impairment by wearing sunglasses inside. This campaign will help educate the world that visual impairment is a serious problem and we can start fixing it today by purchasing TOMS Eyewear. Every eyewear purchase helps give sight to a person in need.

Since its launch, TOMS (www.TOMS.com) targets to help give sight by the end of 2013 to over 150,000 people in need in 13 countries through the purchase of TOMS Eyewear. TOMS helps give sight through sustainable eye care organizations worldwide that use TOMS’ support to provide patients with prescription eyeglasses, sight-saving surgery, and medical treatment. TOMS’ giving program is supported and administered by the company’s lead sight giving partner, Seva Foundation (www.seva.org).  Based in northern California, Seva has been implementing sustainable blindness prevention and sight restoration programs for over 30 years. Seva programs and partners have helped nearly three million people worldwide to see again.

About TOMS: In 2006, American traveler Blake Mycoskie befriended children in a village in Argentina and found they had no shoes to protect their feet. Wanting to help, he created TOMS, a company that would match every pair of shoes purchased with a pair of new shoes given to a child in need. One for One™. Last year, TOMS evolved from a shoe company into the One for One company,and is now addressing an entirely new need in addition to shoes through eyewear – helping give sight to people in need around the world.

Product Review: Proactiv Refining Mask

If you are like me who is prone to breakouts during mid cycle and post menstrual cycle, you will be happy to note that aside from the Proactiv Three Step Combination Therapy System, there’s another Proactiv product that can help reduce redness and inflammation associated with acne, the Proactiv Refining Mask.
Proactiv Refining MaskThe Proactiv Refining Mask is a rinse-off mask  that perfectly complements the Three Step Combination Therapy System.  It comes free with every purchase of Proactiv 30-day or 60-day kit.  It has a powerful concentration (6%) of antibacterial sulfur  which is a proven acne-fighting ingredient; Kaolin clay which helps absorb excess oil; Vitamin E, a potent antioxidant that protects skin from free radicals and soothes and nourishes the skin: and Vitamin F Complex which helps retain skin moisture.
Its vitamin-enriched formula helps give a brighter, younger looking complexion. It also refines texture and tone of skin. The tea tree oil in this mask provides antiseptic and cleansing properties, while the geranium and lemongrass extracts provide overall skin conditioning.
The Proactiv Refining Mask works best with the Proactiv Three Step Combination Therapy System as it deals with the inflammation where it reaches deep into pores to help reduce the redness and the swelling associated with a breakout. It clears away the small impurities that are still sticking on the skin pores after doing the three steps. The mask also aids in improving the
smoothness of the skin, making it appear suppler with continued use.
It is very easy to integrate the Refining Mask in the Proactiv® 3-Step System. You just need to follow these simple steps:

  1. Cleanse face with Renewing Cleanser.
  2. Apply Refining Mask to dampened skin.
  3. Leave on for 10 minutes.
  4. Rinse with water.
  5. Follow with the Revitalizing Toner and Repairing Treatment.

For those starting out with their Proactiv treatment, or any time you need extra control (like before an important event, or during times of increased breakouts), try using the Refining Mask nightly for a week, leaving it on for only 10 minutes and rinsing immediately with warm water. For maintaining acne-free and radiant skin, use the Refining Mask with your 3-Step System 2-3 times per week. Refining mask can also be used as Step 4 after the Proactiv Repairing Treatment, as a leave-on spot treatment to the problem pimple overnight.
Proactiv Refining Mask is recommended to be incorporated with the Proactiv® 3- Step System. You may use it everyday for the first week of use, and then 3 times a week for maintenance. A gentle reminder though, excessive usage such as leaving it on for more than 10 minutes is not recommended as some people may experience hypersensitivity to sulfur.
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With consistent use of the mask after the Renewing Cleanser, you should see a progressive improvement in your acne and a reduction in facial redness due to the antibacterial properties of the sulfur, the drying action of the kaolin clay, and the skin – soothing formula. The sulfur in the Refining Mask is an important ingredient in Proactiv® Combination Therapy® because it helps reduce the tender redness associated with a breakout. Sulfur is also a mild, natural antibacterial and a keratolyic agent which helps reduce acne bacteria and unblock clogged pores. The white kaolin clay also present in the Refining Mask, helps absorb excess oils, improves the look of pores and creates a smoother, more matte and calmer complexion.
The Proactiv Refining Mask is scientifically proven and has been used by millions of customers worldwide, including athletes, superstars, and ordinary people. Its ingredients are carefully developed to complement the Proactiv 3-step system. It is convenient and easy to use. It can be easily applied and rinsed off with water while other masks can be sticky during application, can be time-consuming and can be very messy. It also effectively reaches all parts of the skin and penetrates pores unlike traditional facial sheets. It is economical. It comes FREE with any Proactiv 30-day or 60-day kit, and one tube can last for a month. It can be used as your regular mask, and doubles as an emergency blemish treatment too!