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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
 
4.4

(based on 82 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Non-greasy (36)
  • Lightweight (35)
  • Soothes skin (27)
  • Softens skin (24)
  • Moisturizes (22)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (51)
  • Sensitive skin (24)
  • Enlarged pores (20)
  • Acne-prone skin (16)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (24), Survivalist / minimalist (16), Budget shopper (13), Beauty expert (6), Brand buyer (6)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (34), Oily (12), Dry (3)

Reviewed by 82 customers

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5.0

Yes

By Friendly Neighborhood Weeb

from Two Rivers, WI

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Enlarged Pores
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

    Im absoloutly in love, like, ive never had clear skin basically since puberty, right? But within just 3 or 4 days of using the 3 step treatment 2-3 times a day, im astounded; theres really no other way to put it. I havent had skin this nice since i was like, 8. Im so much confident in my new skin.

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

    5 days good results does dry up acne fast. So far so good.

    By Lola

    from Fresno ca

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Moisturizes
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Enlarged Pores
      • Redness/ Blotchiness
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

      Easy on skin, use regular for best results

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

      Life Changer for Acne Sufferers

      By Anne

      from MI

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Enlarged Pores
        • Redness/ Blotchiness
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

        I've tried every oral and topical prescription and over the counter acne product for my cystic acne and rosacea. Nothing has ever worked this well. Since I started using this system, I have not had any new cysts. My skin doesn't hurt anymore! With continuous use my pores are shrinking and my acne scars are fading. Like other acne sufferers, I'd become a master with foundation, concealer, and powder. Now I'm only using a powder foundation to even things out. For the first time in my life, a stranger told me I had beautiful skin. I am so thankful to the staff at Ulta for suggesting it!

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

        This system works!

        By Mo'She

        from Hammond, IN

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

          I am 36 years old and have problems with acne. I have tried proactiv and had been to the dermatologist. Nothing seemed to help. A friend suggested that I try Clinique. I've only been using this product for 2 weeks, but my skin started clearing up within a couple days. I would most definitely recommend this product!

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

          Works the best!

          By Sarah

          from Gainesville, Va

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes
          • Non-Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

            This stuff is great! I suffer form from a constant mild adult acne. Acne is something I'm very self cautious about, I have tried just abut everything and this stuff work especially if you have incredibly oily skin. It stop break through acne immediately and clears out the pores that never want to get clean. My face did dry out for a little while but if you tough through it (it lasted about a week) the system works!

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

            Great Acne Product/Great Price/Great Service

            By -

            from North Augusta, SC

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

              My 12 year old daughter tried this due to hormonal breakouts and it is amazing!! In less than one week her skin has dramatically improved and helped her confidence. Very glad the staff at Ulta recommended this! I would encourage all to try this product.

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

              stuff works great!!

              By kitty litterson

              from miami, fl.

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Moisturizes
              • Smells Great
              • Soothes Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

                bought clinique for the 1st time and this stuff is great. my skin has cleared up and looks great. love it! :)

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

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I LOVE Clinique

                By allicat

                from OH

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Moisturizes
                • Non-Greasy
                • Smells Great
                • Softens Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

                  I was nervous about switching from proactiv to this, because the cleanser in the Clinique system is not a scrub, but I love it! My face is cleared from acne, but I no longer have dry, flaky skin!

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

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  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

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                      • Q:

                        Hi. I'm 48 and suffer from adult cystic acne. Though I do take oral medication prescribed by a Dr., I can't find a cleansing system I can afford to use that will help with cystic acne. Is this system good for cystic acne?
                        Asked on 1/26/2017 by Ms from SC

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi! If you are using an oral medication for cystic acne, you are off to a good start! Cystic acne isn't necessarily treated topically, but you are very smart to look for a partnering cleansing system! This is a wonderful system for treating acne overall, and it is also very affordable. Thank you for your interest in Clinique!

                          Answered on 2/1/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                      • Q:

                        Please show the ingredients and the amounts, example how much benzoyl, 2% 10? Also the salicylic.
                        Asked on 1/25/2017 by BEV from Daphne, AL

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi! Thank you for your interest in Clinique. I am noting the ingredients below for each item in this system. Have a great day!

                          Acne Solutions Cleanser:
                          active ingredient: salicylic acid 2.00%
                          ingredients: water\aqua\eau / glycerin / butylene glycol / sodium methyl cocoyl taurate / sucrose / disodium phosphate / arginine cocoate / laminaria saccharina extract / cola nitida (kola) seed extract / caffeine / algae extract / mentha piperita (peppermint) / sea whip extract / peg/ppg-18/18 dimethicone / sodium hyaluronate / ppg-6 decyltetradeceth-30 / lactobacillus ferment / stearamidopropyl dimethylamine / longifolene / acetyl glucosamine / capryloyl glycine / perilla aldehyde / 10-hydroxydecanoic acid / polyquaternium-7 / beta-caryophyllene / phospholipids / sodium stearate / sodium salicylate / disodium edta / phenoxyethanol / chloroxylenol < iln32337>

                          Acne Solutions Clarifying Lotion:
                          active ingredient: salicylic acid 1.50%
                          other ingredients: water\aqua\eau / alcohol denat. / nylon-12 / butylene glycol / hamamelis virginiana (witch hazel) / laminaria saccharina extract / caffeine / sucrose / glycerin / acetyl glucosamine / sorbitol / sea whip extract / barium sulfate / 10-hydroxydecanoic acid / silica / disodium edta / benzalkonium chloride < iln32340>

                          All Over Clearing Treatment Moisturizer:
                          active ingredient: benzoyl peroxide 2.50%
                          other ingredients: water\aqua\eau / cyclopentasiloxane / butylene glycol / ceteareth-20 / dimethicone / sucrose / camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract / hordeum vulgare (barley) extract\extrait d'orge / acetyl glucosamine / lactobacillus ferment / poria cocos sclerotium extract / laminaria saccharina extract / polymethyl methacrylate / gentiana lutea (gentian) root extract / helianthus annuus (sunflower) seedcake / saccharomyces lysate extract / astrocaryum murumuru butter / acrylamide/sodium acryloyldimethyltaurate copolymer / myristyl alcohol / glycerin / zeolite / algae extract / linoleic acid / 10-hydroxydecanoic acid / cucumis sativus (cucumber) fruit extract / caffeine / cholesterol / tocopheryl acetate / bisabolol / longifolene / polysorbate 80 / sodium hyaluronate / beta-caryophyllene / propylene glycol dicaprate / capryloyl glycine / quaternium-22 / mentha piperita (peppermint) / perilla aldehyde / caprylyl glycol / isohexadecane / xanthan gum / disodium edta / chloroxylenol / phenoxyethanol / titanium dioxide (ci 77891) < iln32391>

                          Answered on 1/30/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                      • 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
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