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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
 
4.3

(based on 116 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Non-greasy (57)
  • Lightweight (54)
  • Soothes skin (40)
  • Softens skin (38)
  • Moisturizes (31)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (15)
  • Bad smell (10)
  • Not effective (9)
  • Dries out skin (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (74)
  • Sensitive skin (31)
  • Enlarged pores (28)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (18)
  • Acne-prone skin (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (45), Survivalist / minimalist (23), Budget shopper (13), Beauty expert (7), Brand buyer (6)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (54), Oily (19), Dry (6), Normal (5)

Reviewed by 116 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

I wouldn't buy this product again even for the price.

By TT

from Harker Heights, Texas

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • Bad Smell
    • Not Effective

    Best Uses

      Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

      I bought this product a week before leaving on a trip from the US to Japan. I was having hormonal breakouts due to pregnancy and wanted something that would give me a clearer face like I am used to. I went to my local Ulta and picked up the Mario Badescu $30 acne starter kit and when I got to the counter the Ulta rep told me that someone could help me find something better and cheaper. I should have known not to purchase the product because the Clinique rep who helped me had TERRIBLE skin and she claimed that she used this product. The rep who helped me pick up the Mario Badescu had beautiful skin and so that should have been my first sign. The Clinique product was cheaper (by $3) but did ABSOLUTELY NOTHING for my skin and I have more breakouts now than I did before when I was using my Simple products. This is not an effective product for hormonal acne like they say! DO NOT BUY IT! As soon as I return to the US I am returning this product.

      • Skin Type:
      • Oily
      • Age:
      • 18-29
       
      3.0

      I may buy this again

      By Dora

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Moisturizes
      • Softens Skin
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

      • Greasy
      • Irritates Skin

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

      I used this product daily and am still getting used to it but so far it's been good all expect something seems to be irritating my skin every time I use it.. which is once in the morning and once at night.

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

      I would buy it again

      By gizzel

      from fontana, ca.

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Softens Skin

      Cons

      • Not Effective

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

      I would recommend this to a friend because when I used the clarifying lotion on my nose it took out all the oils and dirt.

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

      A Miracle Treatment

      By Whitney

      from Florida

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy

      Cons

      • Irritates Skin

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

      I bought this product a week and a half ago, and I was astonished by the results. I did not think it was possible for my skin to heal like this, let alone this fast. I broke out about two months ago worse than I have ever broken out before and I didn't know what to do. I tried natural remedies, drug store acne treatments, even prescription oral treatments, and absolutely nothing worked but this. I am so grateful for the Ulta employee who recommended this to me. My face went from having HUGE pimples all over to being about 80% healed in just one week of use of this system and the Clinical Clearing Gel from Clinique.

      Unfortunately, my skin did dry out severely, but my moisturizer is really helping fix that. Other than that I really love this treatment system. It's worth every single penny.

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

      I can't wait to buy the full size products!!!

      By NBull

      from Shawnee, OK

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

        I love this system!! I use it everyday and my skin is softer, less acne, and overall looks brighter!!

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
        • Age:
        • 18-29
         
        4.0

        I will definitely buy this again

        By Anique

        from Lake Stevens

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Moisturizes
        • Softens Skin
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

        • Bad Smell
        • Irritates Skin

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
        • Redness/ Blotchiness

        Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

        I use it in the morning and night

        • Skin Type:
        • Dry
        • Age:
        • 18-29
         
        4.0

        It works

        By emma

        from Spring Creek Nv

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Moisturizes
        • Softens Skin

        Cons

        • Greasy

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

        Use as directions indicate.

        • Skin Type:
        • Oily
        • Age:
        • 18-29
         
        4.0

        Really enjoy this product.

        By Nikki

        from Wyoming

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Non-Greasy
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

          I use this everyday morning and night. It's amazing the difference quality products make.

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

          Love this line!

          By Kerry

          from Boston, MA

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

            I used to use this product and have since returned to it because other products weren't doing it for my skin. This product has cleared up my skin very well, and is gentle enough for me to use twice a day (in the summer). In the colder months I do only use it once a day because my skin is a lot calmer.

            • Skin Type:
            • Combination
            • Age:
            • 18-29
             
            2.0

            Wanted to love it

            By Kai

            from Tampa, FL

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy

            Cons

            • Irritates Skin
            • Not Effective

            Best Uses

              Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

              I bought this for the great reviews after I started randomly breaking out. Unfortunately, I think this made my skin worse. Extremely irritated, red, dry, and not really effective either. I am going to stop using. My acne has not gotten better by any means.

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

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              • Q:

                What Clinique moisturizer do you recommend using with this system?
                Asked on 6/6/2017 by Tracy from California

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi! Thank you for your question. I suggest Clinique's Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel or Clinique's Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief Formula. They are both nice options that offer hydration in an oil free way. Have a great week!

                  Answered on 6/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                HI I have sensitive oily skin and I also have a good amount of acne. But I also have dark spots of my skin. Will these products help me?
                Asked on 5/9/2017 by Beauty from Philadelphia, PA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi. These products are designed to fight acne only. I suggest partnering it with Cliniques Even Better Clinical + Optimizer. Thank you and have great week!

                  Answered on 5/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                hi i have sensitive oily skin. I also have been dealing with dark spots all over my cheeks and forehead and dealing with pimples a lot too. Will this help clear my acne and dark spots.
                Asked on 5/9/2017 by Beauty girl from Philadelphia,PA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi. This will help to clear acne. It is not designed to fade dark spots. I suggest partnering it with Cliniques Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Correctot + Optimizer. Thank you for your question.

                  Answered on 5/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                I have oily skin, will this dry my skin out too much making it more oily than it is?
                Asked on 5/5/2017 by Mary from Washington, US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi! Acne solutions will help to control oil, but it's primary purpose is to fight bacteria. Bacteria is a main cause of acne, but in order to be a candidate for this system, you would need to have more persistent acne. If you are experiencing 3 or more areas of breakout at all times, this will be a great system for you. If not, I suggest Clinique's basic 3 step skin care system. Thank you for your question and have a great week!

                  Answered on 5/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                Will this dry out my skin??? I have acne and combination skin - I need something to clear up my acne and control the oily areas without drying out the rest.
                Asked on 5/2/2017 by Gabby from Macomb, MI

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi! This is designed to be used by someone that has constant breakout in 3 or more areas at all times. If that describes your skin, it should work beautifully without drying your skin. If that does not describe your skin, you may be a candidate for the basic Clinique 3 step skin care system instead. Please share more about your breakout and I am happy to help you determine which one is right for you. Thank you for your interest in Clinique and I look forward to working with you soon!

                  Answered on 5/7/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                I have been using this for about three weeks now. It is a wonderful product. However, I also ordered the Mario Badescu Acne Repair Kit. Can these two systems be used simultaneously?
                Asked on 4/27/2017 by Tig

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi! I am happy to hear that you are enjoying your new Clinique system! I understand that Acne can be very frustrating, but you also do not want to over treat the skin. You should stick with one system to treat acne. If you are looking to add another product to boost your results, I suggest adding Clinique's Ance Solutions Clinical Clearing gel. Thank you for your question and have a great week!

                  Answered on 5/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                Is it ok to use this 3 step along with the 3 step for dry combination skin? For example, one in the morning and the other at night?
                Asked on 4/26/2017 by CiciBeauty from MT

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi! If you are batteling acne, I suggest using all oil free products for oily skin. It sounds like you may be using the basic 3 step for a dry skin type. If that is the case, I would switch to the basic 3 step for oily skin type #3 before beginning any type of acne treatment systems. Thank you for your question and please let me know how I can help after you edit your 3 step system. Have a great week!

                  Answered on 5/4/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                What are the ingredients in this system?
                Asked on 4/8/2017 by Charity from UT

                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 4/9/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                Hello,
                I am looking for a skincare routine for my tween, who is starting to get a little acne. Would the acne solution be too strong? should I go with Treatment 3 - she is oily in T zone.
                Asked on 3/31/2017 by Patty from Dover, DE

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi! If she is not using anything to cleanse and exfoliate her skin currently, it is quite possible that she could start with a basic 3 step skin care system in a type #3.
                  The acne system if for someone experiencing persistent acne and suffering from breakouts that are 3 or more at a time constantly.
                  Thank you for your question and have a wonderful week!

                  Answered on 4/3/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                Is the foaming cleanser oil free?
                Asked on 3/22/2017 by Kelsey from missoula, MT

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi! Yes, all of the Acne Solutions products are oil free. Thank you for your interest in Clinique and have a wonderful week!

                  Answered on 3/28/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
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