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Truth time. We’ve all had zitty moments in our lives, and it’s likely that we’ll encounter a few more. But until science finally comes up with a cure, the best we can do is erase all traces of those blemishes as quickly as possible. That’s where Sampar’s Prodigal Pen comes along. This potion uses natural ingredients to gently heal the blemish from within, minimizing aftereffects like hyper-pigmentation, while simultaneously calming irritated areas and balancing oil levels by inhibiting excess production of sebum. As for those times when you’re blessedly zit-free? The Prodigal Pen also soothes insect bites and razor burn.

How it Works

Eight essential oils combine to gently and effectively heal blemishes. Cinnamon, lavender, savory, thyme, oregano, rosemary, and cloves contain anti-bacterial properties, while sage balances oil-prone skin. The ingenious roll-on applicator means hands-free treatment, protecting skin from further bacteria and ensuring target accuracy.

How to Use

Use up to five times a day on blemishes or at the first sign of a blemish. Apply to the affected area gently with the roll-on applicator.

Alcohol Denat, Aqua (Water), Satureia Hortensis (Savory Oil). Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender Oil), Cinnamonum Cassia (Cinnamon Oil), Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme Oil), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary Oil), Origanum Majorana (Sweet Marjoram Oil), Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove Oil), Salvia Officinalis (Sage Oil), Linalool, Eugenol, Limonene, Cinnamal, Coumarin, Benzyl Alcohol.

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soothing and smells great, too!
Purchased

Although I don't have many breakouts I've been looking for a good product that will help dry and heal the pimples I do have quickly. Sampar's rollerball pen helped soothe my breakout so that I didn't mess with it AND it smells so good that it could be a perfume.

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Trying it
Purchased

Just received this today and immediately opened it up and gave it a whirl. Love that I can put it right over makeup while I am on the go throughout the day. My initial impression...it seems like it will be effective without overly drying. It didn't "sting" going on like many other similar products for this purpose and doesn't have that "medical" smell. The product is well packaged and seems like I can toss it in my makeup bag and not worry about it leaking all over other things.

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Nothing yet
Purchased

I'm waiting to be wowed by this. There were over 290 reviews saying that it zapped pimples in a day or relieved acne scarring in a week. I'm yet to see that happen. It's easy to use, it just rolls on. It smells amazing, herbal I think, maybe a little menthol in there but it smells like essential oils. Leaves skin hydrated. I've used it on top of pimples and haven't seen them diminish and I've used it on acne scars and haven't seen any reduced redness. It's also too small to call it a pen. It's the size of my finger. I'll continue to use it until it's gone and see if anything happens.

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Smells nice, rolls on clear, fights blemishes
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I was impressed with this targeted acne treatment. I definitely found that it helped with some painful sits this summer. If nothing else, the tingly effect was soothing, but I also thought it prevented blemishes from getting worse and shortened their lifetime.

Also, it's easy and discreet to apply and doesn't show on my skin so I can use it any time I feel a blemish starting!

Note: sometimes it does burn a little, but I didn't find any after affects of this: no scarring or dry skin patches.

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LOVE
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I'm reordering my second tube. It really works well with my skin. I loved how it kept my bumps from getting big and disgusting. It smells good too like wood or sandelwood. If you're prone to getting those big cyst looking bumps this works the best!

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works!!
Purchased

I Put This On Every Evening And It Keeps Pimples From Getting Large. When They Start.To Form I Put This Product On A Couple Times A Day And They Are Gone Within A Few.Days!

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Just Ok
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This product was just ok for me, nothing miraculous. I can't really say that it helped clear blemishes very quickly. It may have worked better if I applied it more often, as the directions state to apply 4-5 times a day! That's just too high maintenance for me to do with any consistency.

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Shortens pimple time
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I put this whenever I feel a spot coming on and it stops the growth and has it erupt a lot faster which helps speed through the breakout faze!

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Beauty Must-Have
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This product is great! I noticed it working after only a day of use. I love that I can use it after I've applied makeup, too. It has a strong odor, but it doesn't last longer than a couple seconds. Definitely a beauty must-have.

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Really strong smell, not much of a difference
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I really like the packaging with the roller ball. You dont waste product, like you do sometimes with creams. That said, the liquid that does come out is strong. It burned when I applied it and smelled very strongly of herbs.

I didnt notice a difference on the areas applied, even after several days, so I was disappointed.

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