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Overnight Clearing Gel

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DermalogicaOvernight Clearing Gel
 
4.3

(based on 86 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (54)
  • Easy to use (53)
  • Soothing (20)
  • Minimizes pores (18)
  • Smells great (11)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (8)
  • Doesn't work (7)
  • Irritates skin (4)

Best Uses

  • Adult acne (48)
  • Moderate acne (35)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (21)
  • Inflammatory acne (16)
  • Daily use (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (33), Budget shopper (21), Beauty conscious (11), Survivalist / minimalist (5)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (10), Oily (4)

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5.0

i would buy this product again

By cecil

from newyork

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy
  • Smells Great
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Clearing Gel:

    I used to prevent future breakout.

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
     
    4.0

    Gentle Product

    By Kim the Health Nut

    from Glassboro, NJ

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Eliminates Blackheads
      • Enlarged Pores
      • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Clearing Gel:

      This is a gentle Product that I use to eliminate blackheads on my nose. I put a small amount on my nose every night after cleansing and before bed. It has been working slowly and gently. I see results including reduction of pore size.

      • Skin Type:
      • Normal
       
      5.0

      It Works!!!

      By Golem

      from IA

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Pros

      • Effective
      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

      • Pricey

      Best Uses

      • Zit Zapper

      Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Clearing Gel:

      I do not typically write reviews but this was worth a review. I finally found something that does what it tells you it will do. You can count on it every time. I have problems with hormonal breakouts and blackheads. The congestion is the worst on my chin because I will get blackheads/whiteheads that will sit there forever and wont come to a surface, and the small pores there do not help. This gel gets them to the surface overnight so you can properly extract them, it is crazy! I debated on getting this because of the price but it is well worth it, and the bottle will last forever because you only need a very small amount.

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
       
      5.0

      Great!!

      By Manders

      from Santa Cruz, Ca

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Clearing Gel:

        This was reecommeded to me by my esthetician (@ ulta in Santa Cruz) - I really love this product and dermalogica! It really helps with those stubborn little guys you want to go away and I helps reduce them and take care of the acne

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
         
        5.0

        The best stuff ever

        By Less is More

        from Minneapolis, MN

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Moisturizes
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Clearing Gel:

          Works great! Very effective

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Wonderful Product

          By Mama Bear

          from Pittsburgh

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes
          • Non-Greasy
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne
            • Aging skin
            • Daily Use
            • Enlarged Pores
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Clearing Gel:

            I am prone to cystic acne and will occasionally break out on my face and other areas. I love this product because it does not use peroxide which can bleach clothing or linens if it is not completely dry. This also soothes irritated skin and does not dry my skin like benezoyl peroxide can do.

            • Skin Type:
            • Combination

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Clean Skin Indeed

            By jet set jane

            from Glendora, CA

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Clearing Gel:

              Dermalogica products are the reason why today my skin is clear and beautiful. I use this line to effectively and gently fend off my what was aweful case of adult acne two years ago. Since then I use this line to maintain a complexion so clear I do not have to wear make up most days to feel comfortable in my skin. This particular product is the strongest one in keeping my skin clear yet it does not over dry my skin. I use this at night and I use the clear mattifier during the day. Be sure to wear sunblock moisturizer during the day. They have travel sized kits that you can try the set without paying such a steep price.

              • Skin Type:
              • Oily
               
              5.0

              Amazing Product!!!

              By Jayno

              from Mahwah, NJ

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Non-Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Enlarged Pores

                Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Clearing Gel:

                I use this daily, and it has done wonders to keep my huge pores and oily skin in check. If you are battling adult acne and have oily skin and visible pores, this is a great product to get that under control.

                • Skin Type:
                • Oily

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Expensive, but a great product to have

                By Melissa Grace

                from Gainesville, FL

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Smells Great
                • Soothes Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Clearing Gel:

                  I use this every night after cleansing and before moisturizing. It has helps the breakouts that appear and I also use it to fight, and keep at bay, future breakouts. Pricey, but worth it. Helpful.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination

                  (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Great Stuff When Used Properly!

                  By Kayla221

                  from Wilmington, DE

                  About Me Beauty Expert

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Effective
                  • No Nasty Smell
                  • Non-irritating

                  Cons

                  • Bad Instructions
                  • Expensive
                  • Messy

                  Best Uses

                  • Acne
                  • Blemishes
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Dermalogica Overnight Clearing Gel:

                  I first started using this product when a floor associate recommended it to me for my occasional breakout. However, when I brought it home and used it, applying with clean fingers, I woke up to even more breakouts.
                  At first I thought my skin was "purging" but months later I realized it aggravated even more breakouts, so i threw the bottle out!

                  Months later, I started seeing a skin therapist at Ulta, who does AMAZING things to my skin. She recommended I use the clearing gel, but with a q-tip/cotton swab so as not to spread bacteria around with my finger. This tiny piece of advice meant all the difference. It works wonders on sore, open zits and fading acne scars. I apply it at night, using a fresh q-tip for each bad zit or breakout and it's diminishing quite quickly!!

                  I only give it 4 stars because it is expensive, messy (once the lid burst and spilled all over my car), and the instructions really should be better to avoid worsening skin conditions.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Oily

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                  • Q:

                    I have had cystic acne for the past 5 years (been seeing a dermatologist for the last 2) and have yet to see the cysts end or anything that helps lessen the amount of time theh are on my face. Will this product decrease the amount of time a cyst is on your face? If so, by how much?
                    Asked on 3/15/2015 by Bernadette

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello Bernadette,

                      It is difficult to say how acne is going to act with new products. With the degree of acne that you have described it is unlikely that an over the counter brand, like Dermalogica would clear up your skin completely. Since you are under a doctor's care please make sure that the products you are using are ok to use with your medication. If you are taking any medication (oral or topical) that dry your skin and make it more sensitive, we recommend focusing on inflammation and sensitivity. Our Ultra Calming line works really well for dehydrated skin with acne. For best results it is always best to go into an Ulta and be face Mapped.

                      -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                      Answered on 3/16/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                  • Q:

                    Does this product cause redness when use?
                    Asked on 3/6/2015 by Isis

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello Isis,
                      Thank you for your inquiry. Overnight Clearing Gel has a small amount of salicylic acid in it and can cause irritation if used too much. While this product can be used every night, this can be too much for some skin types. If you have experienced redness and sensitivity with this product please stop using for several days and then reintroduce using 3-4 times a week. Please contact us with any further questions.
                      -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                      Answered on 3/6/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                  • Q:

                    Will this help with blackheads/clogged pores or should I try something else? I already use the cleanser, mattifier, matte lotions (daytime) and active moist (night time).
                    Asked on 2/16/2015 by Clogged! from SC

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, Overnight Clearing Gel will help with congestion. We also suggest exfoliating and using a clay based masque regularly. Gentle Cream Exfoliant and Sebum Clearing Masque should be used 2-3 times a week for clear skin. Please let us know if there is anything else we can help you with.

                      Kindest Regards,
                      Dermalogica Brand Expert

                      Answered on 2/16/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                  • Q:

                    Please help me!
                    Is the special clearing booster more powerful than the spot treatment? Is it okay to use the special clearing booster during the day AND the overnight clearing gel? I am looking for the fastest results to clear this incredible breakout. Thank you.
                    Asked on 2/5/2015 by zippinbyu from Colorado springs

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your inquiry. Special Clearing Booster is a 5% benzoyl peroxide and is the strongest acne over the counter ingredient you can purchase without a prescription. You can use Overnight Clearing Gel and Special Clearing Booster at the same time. Apply a thin layer of Overnight Clearing Gel and the place a small amount of Special Clearing Booster on breakouts. Please contact us with any further questions.

                      Kindest Regards,
                      The Dermalogica Team

                      Answered on 2/9/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                  • Q:

                    How does this product compare to the Clearing Booster? It sounds like they may do the same thing.
                    Asked on 1/23/2015 by plain jane

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello Jane,

                      Thank you for your inquiry. Overnight Clearing Gel is a nighttime treatment product to prevent and heal breakouts. This product contains a high amount of hyaluronic acid and can be used alone or under moisturizer if more hydration is needed. Special Clearing Booster is a spot treatment and is intended to be used only on an active breakout to kill bacteria and dry out breakouts. We hope this helps to clarify the difference between these two products. Please contact us with any further questions.

                      Kindest Regards,
                      Dermalogica Brand Expert

                      Answered on 1/28/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                  • Q:

                    Can you a night moisturizer with this?
                    Asked on 12/8/2014 by Tavia from Oklahoma City

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Overnight Clearing Gel does provide light hydration, but if your skin requires additional moisture, you can certainly apply a lightweight moisturizer such as Oil Control Lotion over it.

                      Answered on 12/9/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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