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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 94 reviews)

72%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (37)
  • Effective (37)
  • Smells great (29)
  • Non-greasy (20)
  • Lightweight (18)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (19)
  • Dries out skin (18)
  • Doesn't work (9)
  • Not effective (7)

Best Uses

  • Moderate acne (28)
  • Adult acne (24)
  • Daily use (22)
  • Inflammatory acne (18)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (26), Budget shopper (25), Beauty conscious (14), Survivalist / minimalist (11), Beauty expert (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (16), Oily (7), Normal (4)

Reviewed by 94 customers

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5.0

I like it

By valetutu

from Dallas, Tx

About Me Minimalist

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

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

    It great I bought this kit awhile back and it was great! I only stopped using it because I suck at routines. Started using it again because I have two very stubborn pimples that I have even resorted to popping them put they wont even do that! I have been using this for a few days and skin has improved greatly. I also did the math and it is a great bargain waiting for restock.

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

    Works for a short time, but then becomes ineffective

    By Brandi

    from WI

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

    • Does not remove make up well
    • Not Effective

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Redness/ Blotchiness

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

    These products worked great in the beginning. I was skeptical of these products because they claimed improvement in 3 days.I saw improvement in blemishes in the first 3 days, but when your skin starts to improve, you will also have blemishes that are under the surface that will come to the surface. For the first week and a half, my skin got worse, and then started to drastically improve. I thought this product was going to be a great find, but by week 3, my skin had started to break out badly again.

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

    Amazing

    By Lais Zioli

    from Orem, UT

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

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

      This product is amazing. It helps so much my skin. I had a really bad breakout and this was a life saver. Just bought it again.

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

      Started out hopeful ended up with extremely dry skin

      By Shelby

      from Beaumont, Tx

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy

      Cons

      • Drys skin
      • Irritates Skin

      Best Uses

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

        I bought this kit with hopes it would help with my slight acne. After the first few days most of my breakouts became minimal, leaving only slight redness of where they were. However, after about a week the space between my eyes, my high cheek and my chin area became so dry and scaly it was unbearable. I do tend to have slightly sensitive skin so that could be why, but other than that it did help my break outs. It was just too drying for me.

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

        Beware if you have sensitive skin !!!

        By Makeup lover

        from Florida

        About Me Beauty Expert

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Irritates Skin

          Best Uses

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

            I have minor acne and decide to purchase this product to help prevent any acne. I was fine the first two days and loved this product but on the 3rd day I developed a rash on my cheeks and it was going to my neck. I couldn't come out of my house for two days because my face felt so hot, itchy, and the rash was so red I wanted to just cry. My skin is super sensitive and I told the ultra worker that and she said this brand is for sensitive skin. I wish I would have never tried it.

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

            Made me break out even worse will not buy again

            By AJ

            from Cheyenne,WY

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Irritates Skin
              • Not Effective

              Best Uses

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

                It's lightweight but made my acne worse.

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

                Wonderful product

                By Tlc_936

                from CT

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Moisturizes
                • Smells Great
                • Softens Skin
                • Soothes Skin

                Cons

                • Greasy
                • Packaging
                • Price

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

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

                Got this set from a different store at first then ordered 2 more kits from philosophy because I love it so much.

                The face wash, and wipes smell wonderful, like a fresh squeezed orange. Both can be slightly drying on the skin a little but not too much. And as long as I follow with a moisturizer, I'm fine and no dry spots. I use the face wash with a Clarisonic, and I don't like that it doesn't lather that much, but not that big of an issue. When I have makeup on I use the purity and then this face wash.

                The moisturizer smells a little metallic, not sure if that's normal or not, but it can also be a little greasy too. I'm a minimalist when it comes to the moisturizer because of the greasy feeling, buy I do add a little extra to the areas that feel a little dryer than others. It sucks to put makeup on over this though because it gives me a cakey look while the renewed hope (day) moisturizer doesn't, I think this has to do with that slightly greasy feeling of this.

                As for the spot treatment, when I have a breakout, I try to extract what I can and then put the spot treatment on it. It does burn a little because I usually break the skin, but within a few hours swelling is gone and most of the redness too. I tend to do this at night and by morning there's only a little pinkness to the spot and that's it. I do think they need to change this to a different bottle, not a fan of this packaging because it tends to spit the product at me and I can't tell you how many times I've lost product because it spits it on my blanket or sheets. I try to use this sparingly, but you can't control the amount that comes out because of this packaging.

                My skin is temperamental, so it doesn't work completely to rid me of all breakouts, but I have seen a decline in the number of breakouts and how deep they are. The ones I get now are more superficial except in the corners of my nostrils. So it has definitely helped with that.

                A little pricey, wish they'd include more wipes for the price.

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

                It works but can dry skin

                By Dee

                from Burlington, NC

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Non-Greasy
                • Softens Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

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

                  I had a mild breakout and purchased this over pro-active. I've been using this product for 3 days so far. I can see a difference in my skin already. The only con to this product is that it can really dry out the skin if you already have dry skin. Other than that, no complaints.

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

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                    • Q:

                      Can I use makeup over the moisturizer in the mornings?
                      Asked on 11/29/2015 by Mary from Fl

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        yes, you can use makeup over the moisturizer.

                        Answered on 12/4/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                    • Q:

                      Is this regimen suitable for sensitive skin?
                      Asked on 11/17/2014 by Lani from US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        clear days ahead is an advanced acne system, and may cause dryness in sensitive skin. if you tend to have sensitive skin it may be best to incorporate just one product from the clear days ahead collection along with your regular skin care regimen.

                        Answered on 11/19/2014 by brand expert from philosophy
                    • Q:

                      Will this product work on my oily skin?
                      Asked on 2/25/2014 by makeupjunkie from seaside ca

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this kit is formulated to treat oily, blemish-prone and acneic skin. Each component product contains Salicylic Acid to eliminate acne-causing bacteria, clear blemishes, and prevent future breakouts.

                        Answered on 2/26/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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