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Philosophy

Clear Days Ahead 30 Day Acne Trial Kit

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Blemished days are over. Experience clear days ahead. Philosophy's Clear Days Ahead is an advanced, fast-acting acne system created to eliminate acne-causing bacteria, clear blemishes and prevent future breakouts without dryness or irritation, while improving the overall look and feel of the skin for an undeniably clear, balanced complexion. It's an effective, two-step morning and evening approach to combating acne. The oil-free, benzoyl peroxide-free formulas are gentle yet incredibly effective, to help promote completely clear skin.

Key Benefits:

  • Eliminates acne-causing bacteria
  • Clears blemishes and prevents future breakouts without dryness or irritation
  • Improves the complexion and helps prevent scarring


Clear Days Ahead 30 Day Acne Trial Kit Includes:

  • Clear Days Ahead Acne Trial Kit includes Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser (3.0 oz.)
  • Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment & Moisturizer (0.5 oz.)
  • Overnight Repair Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Pads (30 ct.)
  • Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment (0.25 oz.)
Step 1: Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser - Apply to slightly damp face, and massage for 30-60 seconds. Rinse thoroughly. Use morning and evening. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day.

Step 2: Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment & Moisturizer - Cleanse skin thoroughly before applying medication. Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer 1-3 times daily. Because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with 1 application daily, then gradually increase to 2-3 times daily if needed or as directed by a doctor. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day.

As needed: Clear Days Ahead Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment - Cleanse skin thoroughly before applying medication. Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer 1-3 times daily. Because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with 1 application daily, then gradually increase to 2-3 times daily if needed or as directed by a doctor. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day.

Precautions: For external use only. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using if you are using other topical acne medications at the same time or immediately following use of this product. This may increase dryness or irritation of the skin. If this occurs, only one medication should be used unless directed by a doctor. When using this product avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, flush thoroughly with water. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser: Active: Salicylic Acid (1.0%). Inactive: Water, Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Acrylates Crosspolymer-4, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Polysorbate 20, Niacinamide, Glycerin, Panthenol, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Extract, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters, Jojoba Esters, Disodium Capryloyl Glutamate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Butylene Glycol, Citric Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Hydrogen Peroxide, Propylene Glycol, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, O-Cymen-5-Ol.

Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment & Moisturizer: Active: Salicylic Acid (1.0%). Inactive: Water, Dimethicone, Polysilicone-11, Butylene Glycol, Acacia Decurrens/Jojoba/Sunflower Seed Wax/Polyglyceryl-3 Esters, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Sodium Acrylates Copolymer, Squalane, Lecithin, Oligopeptide-10, Tocopheryl Acetate, Trimethylpentanediol/Adipic Acid Copolymer, Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate, Ceteareth-20, Cetearyl Alcohol, Polysorbate 60, PPG-12/Smdi Copolymer, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Ethoxydiglycol, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, O-Cymen-5-Ol.

Overnight Repair Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Pads 30 Ct: Active: Salicylic Acid (0.50%). Inactive: Water, Alcohol Denat., Laureth-4, Alcohol, Polysorbate 20, Arginine, Mandelic Acid, Glycolic Acid, Myristoyl Tetrapeptide-13, Niacinamide, Tocopherol, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Extract, Cocoyl Arginine Amide, Ethylhexylglycerin, Pentylene Glycol, Tamarindus Indica Seed Extract, Lens Esculenta (Lentil) Seed Extract, Sodium Hydroxide, Decylene Glycol, Limonene, Phenoxyethanol.

Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment: Active: Salicylic Acid (2.0%). Inactive: Water, Dimethicone, Isododecane, Polysilicone-11, Alcohol Denat., Hexyldecanol, Glycolic Acid, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Squalane, Bisabolol, Butylene Glycol, Cetylhydroxyproline Palmitamide, Ethylhexylglycerin, Lecithin, Oligopeptide-10, Trimethylpentanediol/Adipic Acid Copolymer, Brassica Campestris (Rapeseed) Sterols, Laureth-12, Polysorbate 60, Decyl Glucoside, Lauryl Glucoside, Stearic Acid, Sodium Acrylates Copolymer, Ethoxydiglycol, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, O-Cymen-5-Ol.

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PhilosophyClear Days Ahead 30 Day Acne Trial Kit
 
3.6

(based on 86 reviews)

73%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (37)
  • Effective (37)
  • Smells great (28)
  • Soothing (17)
  • Non-greasy (15)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (18)
  • Irritates skin (16)
  • Doesn't work (9)
  • Not effective (5)

Best Uses

  • Moderate acne (28)
  • Adult acne (24)
  • Inflammatory acne (18)
  • Daily use (17)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (26), Budget shopper (25), Survivalist / minimalist (10), Beauty conscious (8)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (11), Oily (6), Normal (3)

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5.0

Absolutely love!

By Shelby Lynn

from Texas

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead 30 Day Acne Trial Kit:

    I use this product once in the morning and once at night and it works wonderfully for my oily/dry skin. I've been suffering from crazy acne over the last 6 months and this has made my acne go away and soothe scars and my uneven skin tone. I will be buying this product from now on. Thanks for the great purchase Ulta!

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 18-29
     
    1.0

    Maybe not for my face

    By BubblyJane

    from Tulare, CA

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Non-Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Dry spots
    • Irritates Skin
    • Not Effective

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead 30 Day Acne Trial Kit:

    My skin is very sensitive so maybe this product is not for me. It has left dry patches by my mouth and under my chin and now I feel like my skin can not hold moisture. I usually have a problem with my skin being to oily throughout the day but now its to dry. Although this product does not work for me it may work for different skin types.

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

    Obsessed with this product

    By Makeup obsessed Madi

    from Centerville

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Clears acne fast
    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy
    • Not drying
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne
      • Redness/ Blotchiness

      Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead 30 Day Acne Trial Kit:

      I had a horrible patch of acne pop up out of nowhere and I had no idea what to do. I had never had acne this bad. I've had random bumps pop up here and there and I've had blackheads but this was different. I went to Ulta and told a worker about it and she told me to get this. It wasn't expensive so I figured it couldn't hurt to try and she said I could return it if I didn't like it. I took it home and read about it and on the box it said it was extremely drying and could cause peeling so I was kinda scared to use it because I have dry skin anyways but I decided to try it anyways. I noticed a difference in two days, the redness was gone out of them and they were already getting smaller. I've been using it morning and night for about a 8 days now and it is almost completely cleared up!!

      I like how you only wash the affected area and not your whole face. Also, it doesn't dry my skin out at all it just drys the bumps up.

      • Skin Type:
      • Dry
      • Age:
      • 18-29
       
      1.0

      I would not buy this product again.

      By B&H

      from Council Bluffs, IA

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Non-Greasy

      Cons

      • Irritates Skin

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead 30 Day Acne Trial Kit:

      The product made me break out in a rash all over my face. I tried the Purity face wash and Anti-Aging Renewal moisturizer after and they made the rash worse.

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
      • Age:
      • 30-44
       
      4.0

      am going to keep buying this

      By judy

      from medina,ohio

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead 30 Day Acne Trial Kit:

        bought this for my son for his stubborn acne i read the reviews before i bought this and the reviews were all great. we saw improvements the next day . we are in day six now and there is still acne there , mostly forehead and chin area,but not as red as before so i know the product is working. i guess it will take some time, i still think this os a great product, im not giving up yet.

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

        Ehhh

        By Heartbroken mom

        from Fairmont wv

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Softens Skin

        Cons

        • Not Effective

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead 30 Day Acne Trial Kit:

        I bought this for my 11 year old and I really really wanted this to work. She uses it religiously but it is making more breakouts and huge cyst like pimples. Her poor face looks worse than ever, it breaks my heart!!! I keep reading reviews that it clears in 3 days to a week, but it is awful! I try to tell her maybe it's getting all the bacteria from the poresit wil get better... i just dont know when, and it's def not soon enough!

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

        Wonderful product!

        By Lindsey kay

        from Brookeland Tx

        About Me Beauty Expert

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Enlarged Pores
          • Redness/ Blotchiness

          Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead 30 Day Acne Trial Kit:

          I have tried countless acne products and spent a fortune trying to find something that worked without over drying my skin. I started using the Philosophy Dailey cleanser and noticed a big difference with my skin. After returning to Ulta to restock in the cleanser i noticed they had an actual acne cleansing kit. Bought it and LOVE it! Even using the products twice a day as recommended, my skin hasn't dried out and the moisturizer provided has been sufficient and non greasy, which I love!

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

          love this product. will buy again

          By tt

          from cincinnati ohio

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead 30 Day Acne Trial Kit:

            i bought for granddaughter who is 12. The store manager said it was a good product for her age in 3 days her face cleared up no pimple any where on her face.

            • Skin Type:
            • Combination
             
            5.0

            Love this!!!!!!!

            By Bella

            from Fort Lauderdale, FL

            About Me Beauty Expert

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy
            • Smells Great
            • Very effective

            Cons

            • Dries Skin
            • Irritates Skin

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Great for clearing acne

            Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead 30 Day Acne Trial Kit:

            I love this product. First of all an ulta skincare specialist directed me to this kit and I thought she was showing it to me because it was higher priced than other skincare items, but I was wrong. I saw results with these products within about the 1st week of use. Although this does dry your skin and leave it a bit flakey I use a moisturizer afterward like aquaphor or eucerin after use. I will continue to use this product because it cleared my acne.

            • Skin Type:
            • Normal
            • Age:
            • 18-29
             
            1.0

            Burned My Skin

            By Rudolph (Red Faced Reindeer)

            from Philadelphia, PA

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Burned Skin
              • Irritates Skin
              • Not Effective

              Best Uses

                Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead 30 Day Acne Trial Kit:

                I tried this product only once, I used the PM steps at night, and when I woke up my skin was irritated, burning, and my cheeks were bright red and hot to the touch. Even now, 24 hours since application, my cheeks are still bright red and stinging, even though I've been slathering my face in moisturizer all day. I don't know if I was allergic to the ingredients in the product or if I have unusually sensitive skin, but I hope the redness goes any soon since I have a big presentation tomorrow!

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

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