Biore : Pore Unclogging Scrub

219 Reviews

Active Ingredient:
Salicylic Acid (2%).

Inactive Ingredients:
Water, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Glycerin, Glycol Distearate, Synthetic Wax, PEG 6 Caprylic Capric Glycerides, Ethoxydiglycol, Microcrystalline Wax, Cetyl Alcohol, PEG 12 Dimethicone, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Acrylates/C10 30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Xanthan Gum, Fragrance, Propylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl Urea, Menthol, Benzophenone 4, Ferric Ferrocyanide, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate.

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June 1, 2016
not so good
i don't like this scrub. Not a great exfoliant. and it this product broke my face out!
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March 16, 2012


made your face feel smooth


did nothing for me, it eve possibly made my face work

i wouldn't reccomend it
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November 26, 2011


Smells great
Gentle on skin
Feels refreshing


Doesn't really work for acne

Let's get it straight, the reason people on this website use this product is because they think it will help them with their acne. However, this simply does not work for mine. Biore certainly makes attractive products- they all smell great and feel really refreshing. The problem with this product and moderate to severe acne is that the active ingredient is salicylic acid. Salicylic acid in reality doesn't do a whole lot other than open your pores, making them susceptible for *other* treatments. For many acne-sufferers, this is simply not going to improve their condition. I read one reviewer saying this is "gentle" and doesn't do "stripping". "Stripping", or removing a layer of skin may actually help some acne sufferers. The reason some people get acne is because they have relatively thick skin, which doesn't promote regular cell turnover, thereby clogging their pores. This is exactly what tretinoin does as a prescription medication. In short, this product is just far to mild to be effective. I think it may benefit people with very light acne, but it just didn't do anything for me.
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November 15, 2011


Face had a nice clean glow after cleansing
No residue
Smells great (but, I now know that fragrance actually makes my acne prone skin worse)!


Personally, my skin never really cleared up using this. It healed some pimples here and there, but not my bigger painful ones.

I used this in conjunction with the Biore astringent and found that Salicylic Acid is not the best bet for more severe acne. This is a great scrub for people with more mild acne and blackheads. With more severe acne, you need a cleanser without the irritating beads and fragrance (which makes it worse).
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September 20, 2011


Smells pretty good


Clogged my pores
Pretty abraisive on skin

I used to use this all the time when I was in high school. Then I started switching products like crazy, trying to find SOMETHING that would work. I recently went back to this product. Big mistake. I got painful cysts, my nose broke out horribly, and my pores looked huge. I don't know why I went back to this product considering how bad my skin was in high school. Also the particles were just much too abraisive and rough on my skin.
July 4, 2011


-Makes your skin feel really clean
-Smells good
-Not too expensive
-Wasn't too rough on skin despite being a scrub


-The little beads get stuck in your hair
-Made my skin really dry everytime I used it
-Caused more redness to pimples and didn't help acne

Not much more to say, don't recommend it
June 4, 2011


Smells really good, has a decent amount of scrubbers


The heat only lasts about 2 seconds.

When Biore first debuted I bought some of the heated scrub and it was great. The burning lasted for atleast 30 seconds, had huge amounts of scrubbing beads, and got hot enough to make some of the biggest and most painful zits empty on their own. I didnt see any other brands selling heated face washes. Seriously disappointed.
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October 26, 2010


*Skin feels great after I said in my other review..
*Smoother skin
*Leaves skin feeling refreshed.


*Doesn't help acne in the long haul
*Actually bad for skin and acne

I bought this product and I had great things to say about it (reviewed it on here :) ) but it did a complete 180. I have 2 painful blemishes now that poped up when using this product and ive never had painful zits near my lip before. It also stop helping my acne and seemed to irritate my skin by leaving dry patches. I recommend Neutrogena again because its the only thing ive found that helps teens like me :(
February 25, 2010


I didn't have a very good experience with this scrub at all, so i can't really say any pros.


Waxy texture
Strange smell
Didn't really work for me
Made my face, especially around my nose and cheeks, red.

I wouldn't recommend this product to anyone that has sensitive skin. It did take away most of my blemishes, but i hated putting layer upon layer of moisturizer on my face because of all the dryness this caused me.
January 12, 2008
Didnt work at all.