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Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment Cleanser

Philosophy

Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment Cleanser

Item #: 2246248 Size: 8.0 oz

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Clear skin begins with a clean start. Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser deeply cleanses and helps reduce acne-causing bacteria, while salicylic acid effectively reduces breakouts. It effectively clears skin without irritation, leaving skin feeling completely clean and comfortably balanced. A refreshing orange scent delivers a pleasant cleansing experience.

Key Features:
  • Salicylic acid effectively reduces acne breakouts
  • Rinses clean to leave skin feeling comfortably balanced
  • Features a refreshing orange scent
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.

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.
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.

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PhilosophyClear Days Ahead Acne Treatment Cleanser
 
4.1

(based on 127 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (99)
  • Smells great (81)
  • Gentle (69)
  • Not greasy (64)
  • Improves skin texture (57)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (37)
  • Irritates skin (17)
  • Doesn't work (12)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (10)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (95)
  • Daily use (63)
  • Oily skin (52)
  • Combination skin (42)
  • Sensitive skin (37)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (60), Budget shopper (45)

Reviewed by 127 customers

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5.0

LOVE IT!

By Kimberly

from Omaha, NE

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment Cleanser:

    I have used this for years and love it! Worked for me in high school and has continued to work for me in my 20s. Clear Days Ahead has been the only product that has worked for my oily skin. It works so well that I do not need to use any moisturizers or facial treatments. It is also all I use to take my makeup off! The bottle is wonderful as well because the pumps locks for easy travel. It smells great and looks great too!

     
    5.0

    I've only used it for a week and I'm already clearing up.

    By CJ

    from Oklahoma

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment Cleanser:

      Smells great, skin feels and looks healthier and I'm clearing up after 1 week of use.

       
      5.0

      Magic in a bottle! Cleared acne up quickly.

      By Jk

      from Temple tx

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Not Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

      • Messy

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin

      Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment Cleanser:

      Use it in the shower since it needs to be lathered for 30 seconds. It's not the most convient face care, but it works! Great price for prestige skin care also.

       
      4.0

      I would purchase this again

      By Cherie

      from Redwood City, CA.

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Gentle
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Combination Skin

        Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment Cleanser:

        So far so good. I've been using it for about 5 days. It's not irritating or making my cystic acne worse.

         
        5.0

        New face wash forever

        By Sarah smooth face

        from Mississippi

        Pros

        • Decreases pore size
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Not Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • Combination Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment Cleanser:

          So I had to look for a new product regarding washes for acne due to insurance. I came across this acne wash (and the acne moisturizer), and was very skeptical to buy it because of the pricing together. Oh my goodness!! I have had acne since 5th grade, and now being a sophomore in college my skin had never looked this clear!! I have oily/combination skin, and this clears that up! I also have very large pores, and I have noticed that they have shrunk tremendously since I've began using it. My face is just ao soft and smooth. It says it's an "orange scent" but I smell lemongrass, which is fine with me, I love that smell too. Great product, worth the price!!!

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          This is for OILY, acne prone skin - not DRY, acne prone skin

          By Carina

          from Dyer, IN

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Combination Skin
            • Daily Use
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment Cleanser:

            I've been using this product for over a year. I've had oily, acne prone skin since I was a teenager. Since using this product, the breakouts stopped, my skin felt clean and the use of foundation was minimized. This is not a product for skin that is dry as it will cause your pores to over activate, thereby creating more acne. You have to have a fine balance when it comes to right acne product. My daughter has dry, acne prone and it made her break out more. I've since purchased Philosophy Purity for her and things have improved. I ran out of Clear Days and started using Purity myself. While it's a fine product, my skin starts to feel oily after a couple of hours. I will be going back to Clear Days very shortly as I find that side effect very irritating and a couple acne spots popped up.

            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            I would but this product again

            By Sassy hairstylist

            from Orem, ut

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Smells Great

            Cons

            • Dries Out Skin

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin

            Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment Cleanser:

            I use it every day and night

             
            5.0

            Love it so far

            By Lauren

            from Cincinnati, OH

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Gentle
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Not Greasy
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • Daily Use
              • Oily Skin

              Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment Cleanser:

              I've only been using this for a week but so far, the results are great! It does dry my skin out, but only where the breakouts are, that's what I want! My blackheads are essentially GONE and all of the little breakouts that I had are starting to disappear. I have not had a new breakout since starting this! I'm excited! I'm almost 27 and have struggled with acne since I was about 13. Tried everything from prescriptions to proactive, to drugstore brands and even very expensive salon brands (like Aveda Outer Peace). Some of it worked but really hurt my skin (proactive) or helped my skin but not enough to pay the price of it (Aveda). I only purchased the Clear Days Ahead face wash, I think that I will eventually purchase some of the other products in the line, I just wanted to try it first. Thank you Philosophy for finally making a gentle, yet effective product!!!

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Not so great !

              By Fina

              from Pennsylvania

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • Smells Great

              Cons

              • Dries Out Skin
              • Irritates Skin

              Best Uses

              • Oily Skin

              Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment Cleanser:

              Leaves skin very dry and irritated , not soothing to acne prone skin going back to Murad

               
              4.0

              Works great

              By Mel

              from Syracuse ny

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Gentle
              • Not Greasy

              Cons

              • Dries Out Skin
              • Ineffective

              Best Uses

                Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment Cleanser:

                For the most part this face was works great! It clears my face up within a matter of days but it does have problems with a few pesky spots or I guess bad spots

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