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Clinique Clarifying Lotion 2 - For Dry Combination Skin

Clinique

Clarifying Lotion 2 - For Dry Combination Skin

Item 2153918

Size:6.7 oz

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Clarifying Lotion 2 - For Dry Combination Skin is Step 2 in Clinique's customized 3-Step Skin Care System. Dermatologist-developed Clarifying Lotion 2 - For Dry Combination Skin clears the way for smoother, brighter skin.

The secret's in the system. Their revolutionary 3-Step Skin Care System was created by a celebrated dermatologist. It's simple, customized and takes just three minutes, twice a day: cleanse with Facial Soap, exfoliate with Clarifying Lotion, moisturize with Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+.

Benefits:
  • Sweeps away pollution, grime, dulling flakes to reveal smoother, clearer skin
  • Preps skin for moisturizer
  • Helps remove surface flakes that can be a barrier to moisture absorption. Even helps fine dry lines disappear

Formula Facts:
  • Allergy tested
  • 100% fragrance free
  • Dermatologist developed
  • Oil free
  • Paraben Free

Explore Clinique's Perfect Skin Care Routine - Click here!

  • Use twice a day, morning and night
  • Apply with a cotton ball, sweeping gently over face and neck
  • For external use only
  • Avoid eye area and lips
  • Follow with Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+
Water / Aqua / Eau, Alcohol Denat., Glycerin, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel), Menthol, Acetyl Glucosamine, Trehalose, Sodium Hyaluronate, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Bicarbonate, Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 33 (CI 17200), Ext. Violet 2 (CI 60730).

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CliniqueClarifying Lotion 2 - For Dry Combination Skin
 
4.7

(based on 412 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Not greasy (80)
  • Absorbs quickly (70)
  • Leaves clean feel (49)
  • Smells great (48)
  • Goes on smoothly (45)

Cons

  • Bad smell (7)
  • Dries out skin (7)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (116)
  • After shower/bath (38)
  • Combination skin (33)
  • All skin types (16)
  • Dryness (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (57), Survivalist / minimalist (45), Budget shopper (28), Brand buyer (22), Beauty expert (9)

Reviewed by 412 customers

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5.0

Game changer for my skin

By Erikathemom

from Merchantville, NJ

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 2 - For Dry Combination Skin:

      Super easy to add to your skin care routine, especially since I'm super busy already.

       
      2.0

      Can't quite tell what this does

      By Erin

      from Fayetteville, AR

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 2 - For Dry Combination Skin:

      This is used after my Clinique cleanser. It's difficult to tell if it's making a difference so far. It stings just a little bit and is followed with my Clinique moisturizer.

       
      5.0

      Love it!!

      By CosmoSuzie

      from Blue Springs, MO

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Absorbs Quickly
      • Long Lasting
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 2 - For Dry Combination Skin:

        Best toner ever, and affordable.

         
        5.0

        I would by this product again and again

        By Katrose

        from Queencreek , AZ

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly

        Cons

        • There isn't really any con love it

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 2 - For Dry Combination Skin:

        I use this everyday before I put moisturizer on.

         
        5.0

        Must have!

        By NIQ NIQ

        from Birmingham, Al

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • After Shower/Bath
            • Daily Use

            Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 2 - For Dry Combination Skin:

            This is the best clarifying lotion if you have dry combination skin... this helps with breakouts... I have small breakouts sometimes and this stuff controls them... my face has been clear since I been using this for the past 4 months... also my skin has a glow now... my complexion is amazing !!!!!!

             
            5.0

            Magic in a Bottle

            By roxygurl464

            from Cherry Hill, NJ

            About Me Beauty Conscious, Beauty Expert

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Cleans Poores
            • Evens Skin Tone
            • Long Lasting
            • Not Greasy
            • Reduces Oil
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • After Shower/Bath
              • Daily Use
              • For Oily Skin

              Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 2 - For Dry Combination Skin:

              I have naturally oily skin and it is very frustrating trying to find products that truly aid in the battle against the mid-day grease-fest on my face. I first received this clarifying lotion as a sample in a free gift with purchase pack. When I blew through that tiny bottle, I bee-lined right back to the store to grab the larger bottle. I am a bit confused as to why Clinique labels this as a "lotion", however. It is a liquid and it doesn't have any moisturizing effects at all. Actually, just the opposite, it dries out oily skin.
              Since I started using this product I have noticed a difference in the overall tone of my skin. It is much more even. Also, it has helped control the oily shine I would sometimes get during the day and completely cleans out my poores of all makeup and oil build-up my normal face wash may have missed at the end of the day.
              I really love this stuff and I would highly recommend it to anyone with medium to oily skin.

               
              5.0

              Good stuff

              By Daemona

              from Redlands, CA

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Cleansing

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • After Shower/Bath

                Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 2 - For Dry Combination Skin:

                I like this product a lot. It acts more like a toner than a lotion. I don't know if any cons at the moment.

                 
                1.0

                VERY DRYING

                By Stormy

                from TX

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Reviewer

                Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 2 - For Dry Combination Skin:

                I bought this in the cleansing system and found this to dry out my skin even more than it already is. I went back to the store to return it and the "consultant" claimed I was not using it properly, I was. I took it back and decided to give it another try. IT STILL DRIES OUT MY SKIN!! I have enough issues with dry skin. I will not continue to use but past the return date.

                 
                5.0

                I have used this product for years and will continue to.

                By Junebug

                from Armada Michigan

                About Me Beauty Conscious, Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Absorbs Quickly
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Not Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 2 - For Dry Combination Skin:

                  After removing my makeup.

                   
                  5.0

                  Love

                  By None

                  from Las Vegas, Nevada

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Absorbs Quickly
                  • Smells Great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 2 - For Dry Combination Skin:

                    Live this!

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                    6 Questions | 6 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      Hi I was wondering why this products smells like achohol, kind of like nail polish remover?
                      Asked on 8/16/2017 by Riley from RI,US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi. Thank you for your question. At Clinique we do not add fragrance to mask the smell of natural ingredients used in the product. We know that fragrance is a known irritant to skin and we don't want to take that chance at Clinique. There is a cosmetic alcohol used in this product that is perfectly safe for skin. It is denatured, and is used as a gently cleansing agent. When used twice a day, this product will exfoliate skin and improve overall clarity. Enjoy and have a great week!

                        Answered on 8/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                    • Q:

                      I have been using Clinique clarifying lotion 2 for a week now it has dried my skin out really bad what should I do? Am I using the wrong clarifying lotion or what ?? I also use the mild face wash and dramatically different gel
                      Asked on 4/6/2017 by Britt from Valley Alabama

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi! I am so sorry to hear this! Thank you for reaching out. Typically a skin type #2 uses Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion Plus, as it is for a combination skin type. The gel that you are currently using is for a skin type that not experiencing any type of dryness in the skin at all, and it sounds like that isn't the case for your skin. If your skin feels tight and uncomfortable in the cheek area on a daily bases, and you have a need for an oil rich moisturizer, I suggest switching the moisturizer versus the clarifying lotion. Please let me know if this helps. Have a wonderful week!

                        Answered on 4/8/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                    • Q:

                      Is this product alcohol free?
                      Asked on 3/31/2017 by Ira from Richmond, VA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi! I am noting the ingredients below for your reference. It does contain cosmetic alcohol that is very safe for skin. Thank you for your question and have a wonderful week!

                        water\aqua\eau / alcohol denat. / glycerin / hamamelis virginiana (witch hazel) / menthol / acetyl glucosamine / trehalose /sodium hyaluronate / butylene glycol / sodium bicarbonate / red 6 (ci 15850) / red 33 (ci 17200) / ext. violet 2 (ci 60730) < iln39723>

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

                      Does this product contain salicylic acid?
                      Asked on 2/21/2017 by vdasvera1 from Illinois,US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi! I am noting the ingredient list below. Clarifying Lotion #3 and #4 do have salicylic acid. Thank you for your question and interest in Clinique.

                        water\aqua\eau / alcohol denat. / glycerin / hamamelis virginiana (witch hazel) / menthol / acetyl glucosamine / trehalose /sodium hyaluronate / butylene glycol / sodium bicarbonate / red 6 (ci 15850) / red 33 (ci 17200) / ext. violet 2 (ci 60730) < iln39723>

                        Answered on 3/1/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                    • Q:

                      I have very dry/combination skin that is also sensitive, can I use this and prevent even more damage to the dry portions of my face?
                      Asked on 1/14/2017 by RENEE from Ohio

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi! Clarifying Lotion offers chemical exfoliation. If you have dry portions where you see flakiness on the surface, this is actually simply a need for exfoliation. This product will help greatly. It will also help your moisturizer to penetrate into the skin more quickly and easily. Thank you for using Clinique!

                        Answered on 1/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                    • Q:

                      Is this product scented or for people with dry sensitive skin?
                      Asked on 12/21/2016 by TR from New Jersey

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi. No, it is not scented. All Clinique products are fragrance free. Clinique knows fragrance can be irritating to skin, so we never add fragrance to mask the smell of any natural ingredients. Thank you for your question.

                        Answered on 12/26/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
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