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Clinique City Block Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Gel

Clinique

City Block Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Gel

Item #: 2305632 Size: 5.0 oz

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A pore-deep detoxifying cleansing gel, gentle enough for everyday use. Appropriate for all skin types.

Purifying gel cleanser gently, efficiently removes dirt, pollution and makeup. Natural charcoal helps draw out pore-deep impurities, excess oil. Leaves all skins feeling fresh, comfortable.

Benefits:
  • Non-drying & non-stripping.
  • Allergy tested, 100% fragrance free.
Use daily, or as needed to deeply purify skin. Apply to Clinique Sonic System City Block Purifying Cleansing Brush Head or lather between palms with warm water. Massage over makeup-free face. Rinse thoroughly; pat skin dry.

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CliniqueCity Block Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Gel
 
4.8

(based on 42 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (26)
  • Gentle (22)
  • Not greasy (18)
  • Balances skin (17)
  • Improves skin texture (16)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (21)
  • Daily use (16)
  • Combination skin (12)
  • All skin types (11)
  • Sensitive skin (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (12), Budget shopper (11)

Reviewed by 42 customers

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5.0

Great cleanser!

By Bellybean3

from Nampa, id

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Gentle
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • All Skin Types
    • Combination Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Oily Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Clinique City Block Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Gel:

    It makes my skin feel squeaky clean. As long as I remember to remove my eye makeup before I take a shower, It works great.

     
    5.0

    AMAZING!

    By Jas

    from Denver, CO

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Leaves Clean Feel

    Cons

    • Bad Smell

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Dry Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Clinique City Block Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Gel:

    I absolutely love this product---- I have tried many face cleansers in the past, and this is the second time I buy this product--- I love the fact that it has helped with not only acne, but it sootches my dry skin as well. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this product!

     
    5.0

    A great cleanser

    By Lauryn

    from CA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Pros

    • Gentle
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • All Skin Types
      • Daily Use
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Clinique City Block Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Gel:

      I really enjoy this cleanser, it leaves my skin with a nice coean feeling and over time I have noticed the charcoal drawing acne to the surface so I can finally kill it with other acne intended products.

       
      5.0

      I absolutely love this stuff!

      By Megs

      from Eastvale, CA

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Gentle
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Moisturizing
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Daily Use
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Clinique City Block Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Gel:

        I have née using the Clinique acne line for 3 years, and I wanted to find something that was a little more gentle but still effective! I love this face wash. It cleanses the skin so nicely and leaves the skin so soft and ready for makeup. I like to use the acne exfoliator and dramatically different gel in the morning. It isn't the best for removing makeup if you wear full coverage, I use the regular Clinique facial wash at night to do that. Anyway, definitely try this if you love Clinique and want to try something new! It's the best!

         
        5.0

        Great Product

        By Cat

        from Council Bluffs, Ia

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • Daily Use

          Comments about Clinique City Block Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Gel:

          Use daily morning and night has not dried out my skin.

           
          5.0

          NEED AN ANSWER

          By Lorraine

          from Hanford

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

          • Gentle
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Moisturizing
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Clinique City Block Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Gel:

            This stuff works amazing is there a bigger bottle of this cleanser????

             
            5.0

            Refreshing Feeling

            By Hitesh Khalashi

            from Sacramento CA

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Gentle
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Combination Skin
              • Dry Skin

              Comments about Clinique City Block Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Gel:

              I received this product as a trial with one of my previous purchases. Normally I do not use any of the samples that I receive, they usually end up in a bin somewhere. I decided to try this product as I have been hearing charcoal in the news a lot lately and I absolutely love this product. My skin reacted in a positive way from day one and only cleared up the complexion and look as I continued to use it.

               
              5.0

              So Great

              By Maria

              from Woodbridge

              Comments about Clinique City Block Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Gel:

              Love, love, love. I have combination skin but sometimes more on the oily slid. This has helped my skin feel so fresh & clean. My oiliness had gone down & that's after a week of use! Super happy with this cleanser??

               
              5.0

              Wow! That's all I have to say!

              By Kammie

              from Peoria, AZ

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Balances Skin
              • Gentle
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • Moisturizing
              • Not Greasy
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone Skin
                • All Skin Types
                • Oily Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Clinique City Block Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Gel:

                Cleans your face so well and leaves it feeling so soft!

                 
                5.0

                I am so going to buy this again

                By Mari

                from New Jersey

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Gentle
                • Improves Skin Texture
                • Leaves Clean Feel
                • Moisturizing
                • Not Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Acne-Prone Skin
                  • All Skin Types
                  • Combination Skin
                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Clinique City Block Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Gel:

                  It's an amazing product to use on your face and it's affordable

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                  8 Questions | 8 Answers
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                  • Q:

                    Should you use this product before or after an acne medicated cleanser?
                    Asked on 3/21/2017 by Sarah from Sacramento

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi! You can use it before your cleanser as long as you are applying the product to a make up free face. Thank you for your question and interest in Clinique!

                      Answered on 3/28/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    Does this product have the exfoliating "sandy texture' in it like the Clinique Exfoliating Scrub does? Or is this more gentle cleanser without any scrubbing texture in it to remove the dead skin from your face?
                    Asked on 1/31/2017 by Heather1119 from Chicago, IL

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi! This is a cleanser with chemical exfoliating agents, vs. exfoliating beads. It also contains charcoal, which draws impurities from the pores. Thank you for your interest in Clinique!

                      Answered on 2/7/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    How do you use this?
                    Asked on 1/6/2017 by andy

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi! This is a cleanser that you can use twice a day. You can lather into skin with your hands or with the Clinique Sonic Cleansing Device. It should bectinaed off with water. Thank you for your interest in Clinique!

                      Answered on 1/9/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    I have oily skin. I've always used the Liquid Facial Soap (Oily Skin Formula) and love it. How different is this product and will it be better for my skin?

                    Thanks
                    Asked on 11/24/2016 by ale from Boston, MA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi! Both are fantastic products! The key difference is the addition of charcoal in this cleanser. Charcoal helps to draw impurities from the pores, so if you battle oil and clogging of the pores, you may enjoy the feel and the addition of charcoal in this product. Thank you for using Clinique!

                      Answered on 11/29/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    What is the pH of this cleanser?
                    Asked on 10/12/2016 by CC

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi! Thank you for your interest in Clinique! Our Research and Development teams have demonstrated that a product's effectiveness is not dependent upon any one particular factor (i.e., PH) or ingredient, but rather the combination of ingredients in a particular formula. For proprietary reasons, we do not disclose ingredient percentages or product PH; however, you can be sure that City Block Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Gel is scientifically balanced to enhance the look and feel of your skin.

                      Answered on 10/18/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    What size is this product?
                    Asked on 8/22/2016 by ash from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      It is 5 oz. For future reference, the sizes are posted on the website, so you do not have to wait for an answer. Thanks for your interest in Clinique!

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

                    is this a 100% oil free product
                    Asked on 7/23/2016 by caity from grass valley,US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes. It also minimizes oil and draws out impurities from the pores.

                      Answered on 7/24/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    is this a natural product or is it full of chemicals. does Clinique test on animals?
                    Asked on 6/23/2016 by Plushie from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi! CLINIQUE absolutely does not test on animals. Thank you for asking, as this is very important to our company. I am noting the ingredients of this product below for your review. Thanks for your interest in CLINIQUE!

                      water\aqua\eau | cocamidopropyl hydroxysultaine | coco-betaine | sodium lauroyl oat amino acids |
                      decyl glucoside | sodium cocoyl sarcosinate | acrylates copolymer | sodium chloride | disodium cocoyl glutamate | glycerin |
                      caffeine | butylene glycol | sodium cocoyl glutamate | monosodium citrate | citric acid | charcoal powder | sodium hydroxide |
                      disodium edta | methylchloroisothiazolinone | methylisothiazolinone | phenoxyethanol | iron oxides (ci 77499) < iln41705>

                      Answered on 6/26/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
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