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Clean & ClearAdvantage Mark Treatment

Clean & Clear

Advantage Mark Treatment

Item #: 2208172

Clean & Clear Advantage Mark Treatment treats pimples fast while diminishing the appearance of post-acne marks. This breakthrough formula is infused with a special oil dissolving technology that allows for delivery of acne medication, Salicylic Acid, to fight breakouts. The unique formula with Glycolic Acid promotes gentle surface skin turnover, improves skin's clarity and diminishes the appearance of post-acne marks.
Cleanse skin thoroughly before applying medication. Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer one to three times daily. Because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily if needed or as directed by a doctor. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once or even every other day.

Precautions: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterward. For external use only. Flammable. Keep away from open fire or flame. Using this product and other topical acne medications at the same time or immediately following use of this product may increase dryness or irritation of the skin. If this occurs, only one medication should be used unless directed by a doctor. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, flush thoroughly with water.
Active Ingredient: Salicylic Acid (2%)
Inactive Ingredients: Alcohol, Benzalkonium Chloride, Bisabolol, Butylene Glycol, C12-15 Alkyl Lactate, Cetyl Lactate, Cocamidopropyl Pg-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Fragrance, Glycerin, Glycolic Acid, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Extract, Isodecyl Laurate, Polyquaternium-37, Polysorbate 20, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Sodium Benzotriazolyl Butylphenol Sulfonate, Sodium Hydroxide, Water.

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Clean & ClearAdvantage Mark Treatment
 
3.7

(based on 49 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (24)
  • Effective (24)
  • Lightweight (10)
  • Smells great (6)
  • Minimizes pores (5)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (5)
  • Irritates skin (3)
  • Not effective (3)

Best Uses

  • Moderate acne (14)
  • Adult acne (13)
  • Teen acne (9)
  • Daily use (8)
  • Inflammatory acne (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (21), Beauty conscious (8), Brand buyer (4), Survivalist / minimalist (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (7), Oily (7), Normal (4)

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5.0

Amazing

By Marg

from Hoover al

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Clean & Clear Advantage Mark Treatment:

        Best product I've used

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination

        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Fantastic

        By Michelle

        from Bloomington, IL

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clears face
        • Not sticky
        • Quick results

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Clearing Skin
          • Minimizing Pimples

          Comments about Clean & Clear Advantage Mark Treatment:

          Tried this because my skin had been in a bad place for a few months and I needed to do something. Within a week I could tell a difference. The day I see a pimple coming, I put this on my problem area that very night and it reduces redness, size within a day. Love.

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
           
          4.0

          Actually works

          By Dragongirl

          from Michigan

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Actually works

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne Treatment

            Comments about Clean & Clear Advantage Mark Treatment:

            This so far is the only line of acne treatment products that actually work for someone who has oily skin.

            • Skin Type:
            • Oily

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Old Favorite

            By Caitlin

            from Rochester, NY

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clears acne
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne
              • Daily Use
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Clean & Clear Advantage Mark Treatment:

              This has forever been my favorite product, I used it when I was in high school! I'm now a senior in college and have reverted back to using this product. It has always worked for me, clears my pimples within two-three days but reduces inflammation INSTANTLY. I just dab it right on the acne itself and *BOOM* I'm done. Easy peasy. Definitely a recommendation!

              • Skin Type:
              • Oily
               
              2.0

              Thumbs down

              By Bekah

              from Guam, USA

              About Me Beauty Expert

              Pros

                Cons

                • Bad Smell
                • Not Effective

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Clean & Clear Advantage Mark Treatment:

                  Unfortunately, my favorite Salicylic Acid treatment was discontinued. I bought this in hopes of it being a replacement but I did NOT like it at all. It smells very strongly of alcohol/witch hazel. I use Salicylic Acid treatments to keep my blackheads at bay. However, this was not effective at all. It did an okay job at controlling acne but it does not work quickly. I will continue my search for a better Salicylic Acid product.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Oily
                   
                  2.0

                  Works ok; horrible smell

                  By SailorT

                  from NC

                  Comments about Clean & Clear Advantage Mark Treatment:

                  I bought this a little over a year ago, so I've obviously had plenty of time to observe it and form an opinion about it. It's certainly not the worst spot treatment I've ever tried. It doesn't overdry. However, it's not very fast-acting, and I am a little annoyed by the overwhelming presence of witch hazel, which is a normal part of my zit care routine anyway. My biggest gripe is that it smells AWFUL. Not even a medicinal smell--that, I could take. It's like a vaguely sour, pickle-esque smell. My boyfriend even noticed it, to the extent that it's become a nightly joke for us after I put it on and come to bed. I'm close to throwing out the rest. Definitely trying another spot treatment, and it probably won't be C&C.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Amazing Acne Treatment

                  By NueNew the Hair Diva

                  from Chapel Hill, NC

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Clears Pimples
                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Works well

                  Cons

                  • Some Irritation

                  Best Uses

                  • as needed
                  • Daily Use
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Clean & Clear Advantage Mark Treatment:

                  *Only apply this product to the areas that have the pimples showing.
                  *Use as needed be keep away from eyes
                  *I wish that other skin care product were easily used with this products..
                  *It often makes other skin care creams (bead up) when applied over or under this product.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Oily

                  (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  marks and salicylic

                  By adult acne

                  from Vancouver, WA

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Effective
                  • Smells Great
                  • Softens Skin

                  Cons

                  • Sticky

                  Best Uses

                  • Acne
                  • Acne scars
                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Clean & Clear Advantage Mark Treatment:

                  I love this stuff. I feel like my acne scars fade faster than without using this product. It also dries out current breakouts and helps prevent new pimples. I still get several pimples a week using this, but much fewer than when just using benzoyl peroxide, they are much smaller pimples, I get dramatically fewer cystic pimples, and the product dries and heals them faster. It does cause dryness for the first few weeks, but that goes away once your skin adjusts to the product and I feel that it actually leaves my skin softer than before application when I use it now. Only complaint is that it never fully "dries" or "sets" which only bothers me when I use it at night (my face sticks to my pillowcase when I use it).

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination
                   
                  2.0

                  Made my pimples worse

                  By Elena

                  from Alexandria, ky

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • No bad smell

                  Cons

                  • Irritation
                  • Makes Pimples Worse
                  • Over Dryness
                  • Redness

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Clean & Clear Advantage Mark Treatment:

                    I used this to get rid of pimples that were almost gone and it made them come back looking even worse than before. It also dries out my skin.

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Combination
                     
                    4.0

                    Good treatment

                    By CJ

                    from Tacoma, WA

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Redness/ Blotchiness

                      Comments about Clean & Clear Advantage Mark Treatment:

                      I was using another treatment that stopped working. It works well but I haven't noticed much in the way of my scars fading.

                      • Skin Type:
                      • Combination

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