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Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser

Philosophy

Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser

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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 Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser
 
4.1

(based on 198 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (154)
  • Smells great (120)
  • Gentle (111)
  • Not greasy (99)
  • Balances skin (87)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (55)
  • Irritates skin (27)
  • Doesn't work (18)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (11)
  • Bad smell (3)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (143)
  • Daily use (91)
  • Oily skin (68)
  • Combination skin (62)
  • Sensitive skin (59)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (87), Budget shopper (76)

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4.0

I would buy this again

By Beeridget

from Inverness Florida

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Gentle
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Not Greasy

Cons

  • Dries Out Skin

Best Uses

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

Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser:

Dealt with adult acne for years. Nothing worked so I just kind of gave up. Bought this product with no expectations and Saw results with my skin texture and my acne with only few days of using product. Still have occasional pimples, but overall I am happy with this product.

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Had major reaction to it!!

By Clarabella

from St. Louis mo

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Irritates Skin

    Best Uses

      Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser:

      This was highly recommend by all the staff at the store, little did they tell me it had an acid that is basically asprain! I'm highly allergic to it, skin became so irritated and painful. Face swelled it was horrible!! Do not use unless you read all the ingredients that are in it!

       
      5.0

      This is a must have cleanser!

      By Adele

      from Colorado

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Gentle
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Moisturizing
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser:

        I've been dealing with acne since I was 13 now that I'm 23 I don't get acne as bad as I use to but needed something to help with redness & uneven skin. When someone at Ulta recommend this product to me 4 years ago this changed my life! I love this product it has helped clear my skin up like no other product has. It's super moisturizing and leaves my face feeling so soft, plus the next day those bumps are gone! I highly recommend this product to anyone.

         
        5.0

        The best face wash I've ever used

        By Anonymous

        from Alexandria, LA

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin

            Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser:

            I started using this about a year ago when I developed cystic acne as an adult. I tried a ton of different face washes to try to help but nothing worked until this. I ran out of my second bottle a couple of weeks ago and decided to use another philosophy face wash until I could get this one. My skin changed COMPLETELY. I immediately started breaking out again. I just repurchased this product again two days ago and my skin is already back to normal. I still get the occasional break out, but this is my far the best for my skin

             
            5.0

            Acne acne

            By Sugar Candy

            from Dallas

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • All Skin Types
              • Daily Use
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser:

              Great product

               
              5.0

              Awesome priduct

              By Chrissy

              from York pa

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Balances Skin
              • Gentle
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Leaves Clean Feel

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone Skin
                • All Skin Types
                • Combination Skin

                Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser:

                When I think I am going to have break outs, I use this wash and I don't break out. It is great and I would recommend this to anyone. It is awesome. I love it!!!

                 
                5.0

                Love it, using for years

                By Shelkrav

                from Bristol, PA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Balances Skin
                • Gentle
                • Leaves Clean Feel
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser:

                  Great product. Takes off makeup with out a residue.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  N/A

                   
                  5.0

                  My new favorite

                  By Undecided

                  from Sanger ca

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Acne-Prone Skin
                    • All Skin Types

                    Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser:

                    I try the trial kits first before I buy the actual product and I love this cleanser..i have acne prone skin & this cleanser has done wonders for my skin.

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    Service was knowledgeable and polite..didnt make me feel pressured to buy when or if I didn't want to.

                     
                    5.0

                    I would hit this again

                    By Lisa

                    from St Louis

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Balances Skin
                    • Gentle
                    • Improves Skin Texture
                    • Leaves Clean Feel
                    • Smells Great

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Acne-Prone Skin

                      Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser:

                      My teenage girl uses this with great success. Her face has stayed so clear when she uses this daily.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Only thing that worked for me

                      By Emily

                      from Scranton, PA

                      About Me Budget Buyer

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Balances Skin
                      • Leaves Clean Feel
                      • Smells Great

                      Cons

                      • Dries Out Skin

                      Best Uses

                      • Acne-Prone Skin
                      • Sensitive Skin

                      Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser:

                      This product was the only thing that worked when my face was very broken out and I had a lot of stress acne. Love my skin now and barely break out.

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                      • Q:

                        Is this product okay for teenage acne?
                        Asked on 11/10/2017 by nadia from waterville, ME

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, the Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser is designed for all acneic skin for all ages.

                          Answered on 11/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                      • Q:

                        Hello,
                        Does this cleanser remove makeup at all? Or should a makeup remover be used prior to this?
                        Asked on 10/20/2017 by BEAUTY BUFF from undisclosed

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, it is recommended that the makeup is removed prior to applying the Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Cleanser. Be sure to use a non-abrasive cleanser to avoid irritation.

                          Answered on 10/23/2017 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                      • Q:

                        Would this be good for hormonal acne?
                        Asked on 12/29/2015 by katie

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hormonal acne can be stubborn to treat. Although this product is designed to deeply clean the skin which in turn reduces acne causing bacteria to promote clear skin and can be effective, we recommend that in order to honor your best interest, that you consult your doctor regarding any product you wish to add to your routine. a medical professional is better equipped to evaluate the ingredient list or drug facts label and assess whether that product is right for you.

                          Answered on 1/19/2016 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                      • Q:

                        Would this be good for cystic acne?
                        Asked on 12/29/2015 by katie

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Although this product is designed to deeply clean the skin which in turn reduces acne causing bacteria to promote clear skin and can be effective, we recommend that in order to honor your best interest, that you consult your doctor regarding any product you wish to add to your routine. a medical professional is better equipped to evaluate the ingredient list or drug facts label and assess whether that product is right for you.

                          Answered on 1/19/2016 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                      • Q:

                        How many ounces is this?
                        Asked on 11/15/2015 by Shannon from nc

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          clear days ahead cleanser is an 8 oz bottle.

                          Answered on 11/18/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                      • Q:

                        is this like clean and clean in the sense that after you stop using it you start to break out again
                        Asked on 9/27/2015 by bubblez from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          our products are designed to bring anything underlying in the skin to the surface, so that it can be treated. this product is designed to treat acne, and the condition acne does require treatment, so it is possible to "break out" after stopping use.

                          Answered on 9/29/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                      • Q:

                        Hello, does anyone know if this is good for whiteheads?
                        Asked on 9/24/2015 by Molly from Jacksonville,Fl

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          yes, this product is designed for active acne or "whiteheads".

                          Answered on 9/29/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                      • Q:

                        Could I use this with my clarasonic or would it be too harsh on my skin and make me break out more?
                        Asked on 1/21/2015 by ginger

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          we do not recommend using a clarisonic while you are experiencing an active breakout. if you are not experiencing an active breakout, you may be able to use the clear days ahead cleanser with your clarisonic 1-2 times a week for deep cleansing.

                          Answered on 1/27/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
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