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Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System

Clinique

Acne Solutions Clear Skin System

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Three days, 37% clearer skin-and that's just the beginning. It's gentle, non-irritating. But so effective you'll see fewer blemishes, smaller-looking pores, skin that's less oily or red.

Kit includes:
  • Acne Solutions Cleansing Foam (1.7 oz)
  • Acne Solutions Clarifying Lotion (3.4 oz)
  • Acne Solutions All Over Clearing Treatment (1.0 oz)
Cleanse with Acne Solutions Cleansing Foam. Exfoliate with Acne Solutions Clarifying Lotion. Moisturize with Acne Solutions All Over Clearing Treatment .

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CliniqueAcne Solutions Clear Skin System
 
4.3

(based on 74 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Non-greasy (29)
  • Lightweight (27)
  • Soothes skin (23)
  • Softens skin (21)
  • Leaves clean feel (17)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (7)
  • Bad smell (5)
  • Dries out skin (5)
  • Not effective (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (43)
  • Sensitive skin (20)
  • Enlarged pores (17)
  • Acne-prone skin (16)
  • Uneven skin tone (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (21), Budget shopper (13), Survivalist / minimalist (13), Beauty expert (6), Brand buyer (6)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (28), Oily (11), Dry (3)

Reviewed by 74 customers

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4.0

Best Acne Solution

By FallonAshley

from Venice, FL

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Creates Redness
  • Irritates Skin

Best Uses

    Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

    This is the best acne solution I've ever tried!!! I have Very Dry/Dehydrated sensitive Cystic Acne. And it has cleared up within days!!!!!! My acne is usually painful and along my chin and jawline. It helped take the pain, and size away faster then everything I've ever tried before.

    Cons: due to my already extreme facial sensitivity , I can only apply the treatment at night. My skin became very dry, and red. But has treated the acne and no new pimples have appeared. Combining the 3 step with the Dry/Very Dry Moisturizer has helped the Dryness subside.

    • Skin Type:
    • Dry
    • Age:
    • 18-29
     
    5.0

    Awesome product

    By Yelonda

    from Florida

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Enlarged Pores
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

      I use this product every morning and every night as my face was breaking out and it cleared it up in a matter of days love it

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
      • Age:
      • 45-59
       
      5.0

      Already see a difference

      By Joy

      from Nc

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Softens Skin
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

        I've been using it a week now, and I can already see and feel a difference. It's not to harsh for my sensitive skin. I can't wait to see what my face looks like in a month!!!

        • Skin Type:
        • Oily
        • Age:
        • 30-44

        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        DO NOT BUY

        By Allie

        from Martinsburg, WV

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Expensive
          • Irritates Skin
          • Not Effective

          Best Uses

            Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

            Clinique uses parabens and sulfates which do more damage to the skin, which is why people experience such drying and more breakouts. Find a paraben/sulfate free formula. Alba Botanical is great and has literally saved my skin from years of using Clinique. When I stopped using Clinique my acne went away and then I began using Alba.

            • Skin Type:
            • Combination
            • Age:
            • 18-29
             
            5.0

            I would buy this again

            By Amber

            from Texas

            About Me Beauty Expert

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Moisturizes
            • Non-Greasy
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Enlarged Pores
              • Redness/ Blotchiness

              Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

              I use it once in the evening and after one use my face looked great.

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination
              • Age:
              • 30-44
               
              5.0

              Amazing product

              By Eliana

              from Painesville ohio

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Moisturizes
              • Non-Greasy
              • Softens Skin
              • Soothes Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

                I have struggled with acne since high school, I am now 25. I tried everything including proactive but it was too harsh for me. My face started clearing up after 2 days of using Clinique twice a day. I would highly recommend !!

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                • Age:
                • 18-29
                 
                5.0

                I love this product!!

                By Salamander

                from Michigan

                About Me Minimalist

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy
                • Softens Skin
                • Soothes Skin
                • Works fast

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Enlarged Pores
                  • Uneven Skin Tone

                  Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

                  Love using this product every day! I use this treatment every night before bed and it makes my skin look and feel amazing, and it helps keep it that way.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination
                  • Age:
                  • 18-29

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Finally! Something that works!

                  By AshBoo0913

                  from Buffalo, NY

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Pros

                  • Clears acne
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Bad Smell

                  Best Uses

                  • Acne
                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

                  I've tried EVERYTHING in my 25 years; Proactiv, Bare Minerals, Clean & Clear, everything, hundreds of dollars wasted- I walked into Ulta one night looking for new Bare Minerals makeup to cover my acne after months of unsuccessful treatment to be introduced to this system. I was skeptical, but figured might as well try it. After a week of using it twice a day, I noticed a huge difference! My acne was going away, my skin wasn't dry and didn't get shiny throughout the day! The stubborn blackheads on my nose, the painful acne along my jaw, finally clearing up! I didn't have to put powder on my face halfway through the day to take the oily shine away- even my coworkers could tell I was feeling good! Suffering from anxiety and body image issues for a good portion of my life, acne has always been a trigger for negativity and for the first time in my life, I feel beautiful and confident when I look in the mirror.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination
                  • Age:
                  • 18-29
                   
                  5.0

                  I would buy this product 10X over my regular acne medicine!

                  By Meghan

                  from Sparta, Mi

                  About Me Beauty Expert

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Clears stubborn acne!
                  • Lightweight
                  • Moisturizes
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Softens Skin
                  • Soothes Skin

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Redness/ Blotchiness
                    • Uneven Skin Tone

                    Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

                    Follow the three steps to the product and use twice a day, you should see fantastic results in about a week. I've struggled with severe acne my whole life and this is the most amazing product that I've came across. The first three days that you start using this you may see a change in your skin, especially if you aren't used to cleaning it. (AKA: me before I started using this) My skin got a little irritated and broke out a little more at first, but that's only because it wasn't used to being cleaned everyday.

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Combination
                    • Age:
                    • 18-29

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    It works

                    By Daphnee

                    from DC

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Pros

                    • Non-Greasy
                    • Softens Skin

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Uneven Skin Tone

                      Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

                      I am 26 and African American. I have recently started to have acne. This started working after 2 days. I am very pleased with this system and will continue using it. The only issue i have is that I have to follow up with another moisturizer because it's so drying. If I don't my face just looks ashy.

                      • Skin Type:
                      • Combination
                      • Age:
                      • 18-29

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                      • Q:

                        Does this contain benzoyl peroxide or is the active ingredient salicylic acid?
                        Asked on 12/27/2016 by ginger from Springfield, Ma

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi! The active ingredients in the cleanser and clarifying lotion are salicylic acid. The third step, which is the clearing moisturizer contains benzoyl peroxide. It is a great system! There is also a Clinique Acne Solutions foundation that is a great partner. Thank you for your question!

                          Answered on 12/28/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                      • Q:

                        Does this product also help with blemishes and dark spots?
                        Asked on 12/27/2016 by Nikki from PA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi! This system helps to clear blemishes but it is not designed to address dark spots. If you are looking to minimize dark spots, you may want to try Clinique's Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector plus Optimizer. Thank you for your question!

                          Answered on 12/28/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                      • Q:

                        My daughter only has breakouts once a month...she does have oily t-zone with larger pores on nose..would this be recommended for such minimal breakouts or would it be overdrying for her skin?
                        Asked on 12/15/2016 by Wore out mama from Newland N.C.

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi! Thank you for your question! I don't believe she needs the entire system if most of the month her skin is clear. I would suggest a basic 3 Step Skin Care System from Clinique in a skin type #3 formula, coupled with Clinique's Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel in areas of concern with breakout. Happy Holiday's from Clinique!

                          Answered on 12/16/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                      • Q:

                        Is this product comparable to murad?.. as I've been using it for awhile on my skin
                        Asked on 12/13/2016 by Jewel from Ohio

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi! You will love Acne Solutions Clear Skin System! We guarantee improved clarity in the first week when used twice a day. This system fights bacteria, controls oil and exfoliates the skin. It is for anyone that suffers from 3 or more active breakouts on a regular basis. Thank you for your question!

                          Answered on 12/16/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                      • Q:

                        can this be used by males as well? I'm looking to buy it for my 16 yr. old son.
                        Asked on 12/12/2016 by Erin from Winchester, VA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi! It absolutely can! It is a wonderful system and works quickly to help clear and prevent the spread of acne. Happy holiday's from Clinique, and thank you for your question!

                          Answered on 12/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                      • Q:

                        I have question i have dry and sensitive and acne prone skin. Is this gentle ?
                        Asked on 11/21/2016 by James from New Jersey

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi! All of Clinique's products are fragrance free and allergy tested, so they are great options for sensitive skin. I am assuming that when you say dryness, you are referring to flakiness vs. tightness? If so, this product does offer exfoliation to rid your skin of flakiness.
                          This system is for anyone that experiences 3 or more breakouts at all times.

                          Answered on 11/23/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                      • Q:

                        Hi, i have a clinique acne 3step solution. I am using this from last 4weeks. In starting i was feel better skin n its working well. I have only few pimples left around my chin. But 5week starting, its seems breakouts near my cheeks n redness too. Can i use this product continuous. I am just worried bcos this product help me to get rid off pimples but if again breakouts..is that was only work for just short period of time. Its costly too. I bought $80 from sears, from winnipeg, mb, canada. My skin type is combination. N i am Using am only 1&3 n pm 1,2,3 step. Thanks
                        Asked on 10/2/2016 by beauty c from Manitoba, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi! This system will continue to work over time. There is typically one week out of the month that hormonal breakout is normal. If you achieved clarity in the first four weeks, that is a great sign. We also offer skin check up's at the Clinique boutique and would love to set up a time that we can work with you in person about your skin goals. If you feel like you need more acne control, you can always partner Clinique's Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel with your 3 step system. Thank you for your interest in Clinique!

                          Answered on 10/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                      • Q:

                        I have really oily skin, is this product going to make it more oily or will it make it worse, or nothing at all?
                        Asked on 9/11/2016 by oily girl from Reno, Nevada

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi! This system will offer antibacterial properties to help clear breakout. It also controls oil and exfoliates in a gentle way. It is a great system for anyone that experiences 3 or more breakouts constantly.

                          Answered on 9/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                      • Q:

                        Is this suppose to be a 60 day supply?
                        Asked on 8/24/2016 by Hill from Omaha, NE

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          It depends on the severity of acne, so I can not guarantee a use up rate. You may also go through one product faster than the other at times. It is a wonderful system for acne!

                          Answered on 8/26/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                      • Q:

                        What are the ingredients used in these products?
                        Asked on 1/22/2016 by Ultafan from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Clinique does not permit us to list ingredients for their products at Ulta.com. Clinique requests that all ingredients inquiries please be directed to Customer Care at toll-free 1-866-707-2100. Thank you!

                          Answered on 1/22/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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