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Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector %26 Optimizer

Clinique

Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer

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Clinique's two-pronged approach to brightness and even tone: Even Better Clinical serum plus soothing optimizer. Appropriate for all skin types and skin tone.

Clinique started with the power of their Even Better Clinical serum with CL-302 complex over the appearance of dark spots. And paired it with a soothing optimizer for power over the irritations that cause darkening. Dispensed in ideal balance via a unique dual-chamber pump.

Allergy tested. 100% fragrance free.
Use twice a day, morning and night. Dispense 1 to 2 pumps onto fingertips. Spread serum all over your face and neck. Follow with moisturizer. Daily sunscreen is imperative.
Water\Aqua\Eau, Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Isododecane, Cyclopentasiloxane, Polysilicone-11, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Tromethamine, Pentylene Glycol, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Morus Bombycis (Mulberry) Root Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Betula Alba (Birch) Bark Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Trametes Versicolor Extract, Narcissus Tazetta Bulb Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract, Morus Nigra (Mulberry) Root Extract, Molasses Extract\Saccharum Officinarum\Extrait De Mélasse, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Extract, Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) Extract\Extrait D'Orge, Salicylic Acid, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Extract, Algae Extract, Caffeine, Gentiana Lutea (Gentian) Root Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Extract, Saccharomyces Lysate Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Yeast Extract\Faex\Extrait De Levure, Hydrolyzed Rice Bran Extract, Hydrolyzed Prunus Domestica, Sorbitol, Cholesterol, Phospholipids, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Di-C12-18 Alkyl Dimonium Chloride, Squalane, PEG-10 Dimethicone, PEG-6, Glycerin, Sucrose, Polysorbate 20, Tocopheryl Acetate, Isohexadecane, Acetyl Glucosamine, Propylene Glycol Dicaprate, Arginine, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seedcake, Sodium Rna, Caprylyl Glycol, Dimethoxytolyl Propylresorcinol, Glycyrrhetinic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, Polysorbate 80, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/Vp Copolymer, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Carbomer, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Sulfite, Sodium Metabisulfite, Hexylene Glycol, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Yellow 6 (CI 15985).

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CliniqueEven Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer
 
4.3

(based on 62 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (30)
  • Softens skin (21)
  • Non-greasy (19)
  • Moisturizes (18)
  • Soothes skin (12)

Cons

  • Not effective (6)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (28)
  • Uneven skin tone (22)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (12)
  • Sensitive skin (11)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (17), Survivalist / minimalist (13)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (13), Normal (8), Dry (6), Oily (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (14)

Reviewed by 62 customers

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2.0

I haven't notice any difference yet, so I can't say.

By Gram

from State College, PA

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Comments about Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer:

I use it twice a day, morning and evening

  • Skin Type:
  • Dry
  • Age:
  • 60+
 
4.0

I would try this product again!

By Kim

from Texas

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Softens Skin

Cons

  • Greasy

Best Uses

  • Daily Use
  • Uneven Skin Tone

Comments about Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer:

I bought this to help with dark spots from old acne scars. I've used it for 2 weeks and can't see a difference in the acne scars but can see a brightness in my skin in general. So I will continue to use this product.

  • Skin Type:
  • Combination
  • Age:
  • 30-44
 
5.0

Very nice product!

By lilbit128

from Las Vegas NV

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer:

    This is a great product, it helps lighten the dark spots due to sun and medications. Started with the original one that came out years ago but have been using the improved one and spots are much lighter. Great product!!!!

    • Skin Type:
    • Normal
    • Age:
    • 60+
     
    5.0

    Love it!

    By Deb

    from Alaska

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Fade dark spots
      • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
      • Redness/ Blotchiness
      • Sensitive Skin
      • Uneven Skin Tone

      Comments about Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer:

      I love this product. I am on my second bottle and have noticed a lightening of my dark spots. Not much of a wrinkle reducer but it makes my face feel soft.

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
      • Age:
      • 60+
       
      4.0

      Results

      By BeautyBaby37

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Beauty Expert

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Moisturizes
      • Softens Skin
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer:

        I tried this as a teen but had too much acne to see results. My main concern was the texture and poc marks left behind by my acne. I see HUGE results. My texture is nearly gone after a steady month of using this product daily. My dark marks have diminished but are still there. A few really dark spots have had no changes. The packaging is frustrating to me but I haven't had any technical issues with it. My advice is that you use this steadily and as directed for 4-6 weeks before you decide it doesnt work.

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

        Smoother softer skin

        By Pam

        from California

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          Comments about Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer:

          Used it for a week now, I can feel my skin is getting smoother, and softer. I haven't noticed any changes on my sun spots yet, but I love how my skin feel.

          • Skin Type:
          • Dry
          • Age:
          • 30-44
           
          5.0

          It works

          By Anna

          from Ohio

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Dark spot correction

            Comments about Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer:

            I used this product about 5 years ago when it was still sold in a bottle with a dropper. This new pump isn't as great; sometimes it gets stuck and I have to waste a little product to get it unstuck. The product works wonderfully, though. I saw a change in my dark spots after less than 2 weeks. I wear it under my regular moisturizer and my makeup doesn't wear any differently on top of it.

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

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            yes

            By na

            from charlotte nc

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Smells Great

            Cons

            • none pricy maybe

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer:

            Had a dark area on left side of my chin. discolored. after about 2 weeks I see visible fading. I love it. Hope it continues. I know some people are not getting results. Some skin types respond differently.Try for a little longer and do not use any other products with it. Maybe you can tell a difference then.

            • Skin Type:
            • Combination
            • Age:
            • 60+

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            I would buy it have not used it that long.

            By Slick

            from Winfield, MD

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Smells Great
            • Softens Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer:

              Like it but have not used it that long.

              • Skin Type:
              • Oily
              • Age:
              • 45-59

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Amazing

              By Kaseygrl

              from Allen Texas

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                • Redness/ Blotchiness
                • Sensitive Skin
                • Uneven Skin Tone

                Comments about Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer:

                Works great on age spots.

                • Skin Type:
                • Normal
                • Age:
                • 30-44

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                • Q:

                  I have an old acne scar that looks red, almost like layers of skin cane off, will this product help with an acne scar that is a few months still fresh and not yet "dark"
                  Asked on 11/13/2017 by Casey from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Great question. Yes, Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer helps to fade past red acne scars up to 58% in just 12 weeks. We can't wait to hear your results!

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

                  is this product good for little spots left behind by me picking at little pimples here and there?
                  Asked on 11/2/2017 by alejandra from Texas

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi. Yes, Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector + Optimizer fades past acne scars 1-2 shades within just 4 weeks. You'll notice a 58% reduction in just 12 weeks. We can't wait to hear your results!

                    Answered on 11/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  Is this product cruelty free?
                  Asked on 8/27/2017 by monica from Fort Myers,Fl

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Yes, this product, and all Clinique products are cruelty free. Thank you for asking, as this is important to our corporation. Have a great week!

                    Answered on 8/28/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  I'm thinking of getting this product but I have very fair skin. Will this make my entire face lighter or just my dark spots?
                  Asked on 8/24/2017 by Jess from New York

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! It is not a bleaching cream or serum. It will only minimize damage that has occurred on the skin. Thank you for your question and have a great week!

                    Answered on 8/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  I have very red blotchy skin. Will this reduce the redness or is it only for dark spots and acne scars?
                  Asked on 8/23/2017 by Sarah from Stow Ohio

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! It is not designed to minimize redness. If this is your main skin goal, you may want to try Clinique's Redness Solutions skin care line. Thank you for your question and have a great week!

                    Answered on 8/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  Hi can i use this on the lip area? The sides of my lip seem dark.
                  Asked on 8/10/2017 by Nik from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Yes, you can use this around the lip area. This is a common area to see discoloration. Please partner this with a sunscreen each day to guarantee results. Thank you for your question and have a great week!

                    Answered on 8/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  Am I able to use multiple serums and creams at the same time each day? Like repairwear laser focus, anti redness serum, dark spot corrector, all about eyes and a moisturizer?
                  Asked on 7/1/2017 by Patti from Florida

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Thank you for your question. You can absolutely use multiple products together. Our goal is to meet your skin needs, without over using products. Repairwear Laser Focus helps to address lines and wrinkles, while the dark spot corrector addresses discoloration. If you have a concern with both, I suggest condensing, and using one serum that helps with both skin needs. Clinique Smart Custom Repair Serum is a wonderful serum that helps to address all de-aging skin needs.
                    As for the other items noted in your question, you should be using them together. The eye area has different needs, and a moisturizer should always be used on the face and the eye area.
                    If you would like to be treated to a skin service to narrow down exactly what you should be using, we do offer free services in stores that carry a FULL line of Clinique product and would love to work with you in the near future! Thank you and have a wonderful week!

                    Answered on 7/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  I'm using the 3 step acne solutions line. 1. Should I be using a moisturizer with that treatment? 2. How would the even better spot corrector work with that regimine?
                  Asked on 6/16/2017 by LeslieS from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Thank you for your questions!
                    1. You can add an additional moisture booster if you feel that you are in need of additional hydration. I suggest trying Clinique's Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel or Clinique's Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief Formula.
                    2. If you are also concerned with acne scarring, the Even Better Dark Spot Corrector plus Optimizer is a wonderful option! It is the #1 selling dark spot product in the world!
                    Thank you for reaching out and have a wonderful week!

                    Answered on 6/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  Hello, I was reading the ingredient list and I am not familiar with many of the ingredients. What are the active ingredients? Also, would this help with indented acne marks?
                  Asked on 5/8/2017 by Lasol from Seoul

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! I understand, and would love to point out some key ingredients and technologies. Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer helps visibly reduce dark spots and discolourations 1-2 shades in just 4 weeks with patented CL-302
                    Complex, that includes:
                    Vitamin C to help reduce the appearance of discolouration.
                    Advanced Brightening Yeast Blend to break up the appearance of large visible dark spots into smaller, less visible particles, similar to "dust."
                    Encapsulated Salicylic Acid and Acetyl Glucosamine to exfoliate skin to speed departure of surface discolourations and enhance cell turnover.
                    Provides clinically proven results, such as:
                    • In 1 week, complexion is visibly brighter.
                    • Results at 4, 8 and 12 weeks are equal to a leading prescription ingredient.
                    • At 12 weeks, a visible 58% reduction in dark spots and a 53% improvement in skin tone.
                    The Optimizer serum delivers a potent cocktail of skin soothing ingredients to help reinforce the benefits of Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector, by:
                    Helping to calm irritation that can trigger excess melanin production and encourage brighter, more radiant skin.
                    It helps break the dark spot cycle using a special blend of skin-soothing ingredients including Algae Extract, Licorice Extract, and Molasses that calm irritation that may trigger excess melanin production and
                    future discolourations.
                    Also features our NEW Gyokuro (gyo-coo-roh) Extract, a specially harvested Japanese green tea extract that is rich in antioxidants and anti-irritant properties.

                    Answered on 5/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  I too started using the acne solutions line from Clinique and it has worked wonders on my skin. I have a lot of scarring though and would like to use this product. I know it is important to use sunscreen while using this product. Is there a certain sunscreen that you can recommend? Do you guys have a sunscreen that won't make me break out. Many sunscreens I have used are very oily and always clog my pores. I am an outdoors person, but I hesitate to wear sunscreen for that reason.
                  Asked on 4/9/2017 by Acne free from Florida

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Great question! You have several options. You could try our oil free version of Clinique Smart Broad Spectrum SPF 15 Custom Repair Moisturizer for Daytime. You would need the Combination Oily Skin Formula.
                    You could also try Clinique's Even Better Lotion SPF 20.
                    If you are looking for a basic SPF with no moisturizer, you could try Clinique's City Block Sheer SPF 25 or Clinique's City Block SFF 40.
                    I am so happy to hear that you have had great results with the Acne Solutions and know you will with the Even Better franchise as well. Thank you for your loyalty to Clinique!

                    Answered on 4/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
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