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Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment

Philosophy

Clear Days Ahead Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment

0.5 oz Item 2246264

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Say bye-bye to blemishes. Clear Days Ahead Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment helps rapidly clear and soothe the discomfort of bothersome blemishes for clearer skin. The antimicrobial formula immediately begins to eliminate acne-causing bacteria, while salicylic acid penetrates pores to clear most acne blemishes. It's effective, yet formulated with less potential for irritation. It quickly reduces the appearance of blemishes and features a barrier rejuvenation complex that helps soothe the redness and discomfort of blemishes for clearer skin.

Features & Benefits:
  • Antimicrobial formula immediately begins to eliminate acne-causing bacteria
  • Salicylic acid penetrates pores to clear most acne blemishes
  • Barrier rejuvenation complex helps soothe the redness and discomfort of blemishes
Cleanse the 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.
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 Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment
 
4.4

(based on 82 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (73)
  • Effective (67)
  • Soothing (24)
  • Minimizes pores (9)
  • Smells great (9)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (15)
  • Doesn't work (6)
  • Irritates skin (4)

Best Uses

  • Moderate acne (50)
  • Adult acne (47)
  • Inflammatory acne (27)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (15)
  • Teen acne (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (44), Budget shopper (25)

Reviewed by 82 customers

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5.0

Great for Occasional Breakout!

By Taylor'sMum

from DE

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Soothing
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adult Acne
    • Inflammatory Acne
    • Moderate Acne

    Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment:

    My go to for that occasional zit that pops up out of nowhere! Works every time.

     
    5.0

    Nice, not too heavy

    By Megan

    from White Hall, AR

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Minimizes Pores
    • Soothing
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adult Acne
      • Blackheads & Whiteheads
      • Moderate Acne

      Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment:

      This is a nice product. It is not super heavy and does the job. I use it twice a day under my makeup in the morning and at night. It has helped.

       
      4.0

      Awesome Spot Treatment!

      By Marie

      from Columbus, OH

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Works Effectively
      • Works Quickly

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Moderate Acne
        • Severe Acne
        • Teen Acne

        Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment:

        I absolutely love this product! I've gone through a few bottles of it, and it continues to work well. One thing I love is how fast it works. It works best on pimples, and sometimes, mine will actually reduce overnight which is amazing. I also like that it doesn't have much of a scent. The only reason that I gave it four stars instead of five is because it doesn't really work of blackheads or whiteheads.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Extremely Impressed

        By Rachel

        from New Jersey

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Adult Acne
          • Blackheads & Whiteheads
          • Moderate Acne

          Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment:

          This worked so fast on my chin acne. I've been using the popular TV brand spot treatment for awhile now and I never got the results I got with this. It cleared up blackheads, little pimples under my skin and lightened​ my acne scars within days. I put it on before bed the first day and saw a difference when I woke up. If you have acne you need this in your life!

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Seemed to make it worse

          By Angie

          from Falls Church VA

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Hydrates Skin

          Cons

          • Caused more acne
          • Ineffective
          • Irritates Skin

          Best Uses

            Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment:

            Thought that buying this would help clear my face, but it seems to have only made it worse. While using it I had these painful bumps that wouldn't go away. Now that I haven't been using it, they're all clearing up.

             
            4.0

            Love this

            By Nick9825

            from Rockford, IL

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Smells Great
            • Works Effectively

            Cons

            • Dries Out Skin

            Best Uses

            • Adult Acne
            • Inflammatory Acne
            • Moderate Acne
            • Teen Acne

            Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment:

            use it when i flair up. works well

             
            5.0

            Best Product Philosophy Has!!

            By Only1trish

            from Columbia,SC

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Minimizes Pores
            • Works Effectively

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Adult Acne
              • Blackheads & Whiteheads
              • Inflammatory Acne

              Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment:

              This product works instantly & works immediately. Well worth it.

               
              5.0

              Great product for blemishes

              By Barb

              from Manhattan KS

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Cleared up quickly
              • Easy To Use
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Adult Acne

                Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment:

                I've breen dealing with one on top of my nose that would not go away because of my glasses. Put this on and swelling gone next day and now can't tell it was there. Love it

                 
                5.0

                Awesome!

                By ALS

                from Lumberton North Carolina

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Works Effectively

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Adult Acne

                  Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment:

                  Had pimple that just would NOT go away!....associate suggested this to me and I can honestly say this stuff is awesome!...you won't regret it if you buy it!

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Won't Repurchase

                  By AGT

                  from Oregon

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Adult Acne

                    Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Fast-Acting Salicylic Acid Acne Spot Treatment:

                    This product works fine, but I've had much better results using the Clean and Clear salicylic acid spot treatment and it's a lot cheaper too! I will say that this has lasted me for quite some time so the price isn't too bad but I've just seen faster and better results with more affordable products so I won't repurchase this one.

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                      does this product reduce acne scars?
                      Asked on 12/30/2015 by DBIves

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                        We recommend incorporating philosophy clear days ahead overnight repair salicylic acid acne treatment pads to assist in reducing the dark spots that acne sometimes leaves behind.

                        Answered on 1/19/2016 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
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