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Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment

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Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment

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Step 3 in Clinique's Acne Solutions Clear Skin System. Lightweight, medicated formula helps treat existing acne and prevent future breakouts. Creates a barrier against acne-causing agents. Helps control excess oil. Calms, soothes, visibly reduces redness. Lightly hydrates to minimize dryness and peeling.

Trust the system: In a two-week clinical test, 96% of participants using all 3 steps-Acne Solutions Cleansing Foam, Clarifying Lotion and Clearing Moisturizer-showed a reduction in active blemishes.

Apply thin layer to face AM and PM. If drying or peeling occurs, reduce usage. For best results, use after Acne Solutions Cleansing Foam and Clarifying Lotion. After acne clears, continue using for preventative care.
Water / Aqua / Eau, Cyclopentasiloxane, Butylene Glycol, Ceteareth-20, Dimethicone, Sucrose, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) Extract / Extrait D'Orge, Acetyl Glucosamine, Lactobacillus Ferment, Poria Cocos Sclerotium Extract, Laminaria Saccharina Extract, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Gentiana Lutea (Gentian) Root Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seedcake, Saccharomyces Lysate Extract, Astrocaryum Murumuru Butter, Acrylamide / Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Myristyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Zeolite, Algae Extract, Linoleic Acid, 10-Hydroxydecanoic Acid, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Caffeine, Cholesterol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Bisabolol, Longifolene, Polysorbate 80, Sodium Hyaluronate, Beta-Caryophyllene, Propylene Glycol Dicaprate, Capryloyl Glycine, Quaternium-22, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint), Perilla Aldehyde, Caprylyl Glycol, Isohexadecane, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Chloroxylenol, Phenoxyethanol, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

Please be aware that ingredient lists may change or vary from time to time. Please refer to the ingredient list on the product package you receive for the most up to date list of ingredients.

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4.4

(based on 109 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (40)
  • Effective (34)
  • Minimizes pores (23)
  • Soothing (18)
  • Hydrates skin (12)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (18)
  • Irritates skin (8)
  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Bleaches fabric (3)

Best Uses

  • Adult acne (30)
  • Moderate acne (24)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (18)
  • Inflammatory acne (18)
  • Teen acne (18)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (23), Brand buyer (20)

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5.0

Cleared Acne Better Than Prescriptions

By Peaches

from New Jersey

Pros

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

Cons

  • Bleaches Fabric

Best Uses

  • Adult Acne
  • Moderate Acne
  • Severe Acne

Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment:

After trying pretty much everything OTC and from my doctor over the course of several years, I tried the Clinique Acne Solutions line. In the morning, I use the Clinique Acne bar, the Clarifying Lotion, and this All Over Clearing Treatment, and then a moisturizer. This system completely cleared my acne after a couple of weeks of use, and I continued to use it for over the next ten years. Now that I'm in my mid 30s I decided to try other products for a couple of months to see if I still needed the Clinique acne line, and my face broke out horrendously for three months. I started the Clinique Acne Solutions regimen again and my skin cleared up in two weeks. I'm going to use this stuff forever! I just use it once a day in the morning, otherwise it will dry my skin out. Yes, it does bleach fabric, so some of the collars on my shirts end up looking tie-dyed if I'm not careful. It's a small price to pay for clear skin. I love that Ulta carries this line now as their rewards are better than the other store I ordered them from.

 
5.0

Temporary Solution

By C Hill

from Valrico, Fl

About Me Budget Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Works Effectively

Cons

  • Dries Out Skin

Best Uses

  • Blackheads & Whiteheads

Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment:

Because of my unexpected flare-ups, I have now included this in my 3-step routine. I use it day and night, I've seen improvements in my skin within 7 days.

 
5.0

In Love1

By Dee J.

from Newark, NJ

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Hydrates Skin
  • Soothing
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adult Acne

    Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment:

    I hae used this product for the past 2 years and have intermittenly tried others. Nothing else takes care of my adult acne prone skin like this product line.

     
    5.0

    Yes

    By Mak

    from La

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Minimizes Pores
    • Soothing

    Cons

    • Dries Out Skin

    Best Uses

    • Blackheads & Whiteheads
    • Severe Acne
    • Teen Acne

    Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment:

    Love it really cleared my face up but my face is so dry from it I really need to fined something to help with my feeling like sand paper now

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    So drying

    By clo

    from Fremont

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Helps with acne

    Cons

    • Dries Out Skin
    • Irritates Skin

    Best Uses

    • Moderate Acne
    • Teen Acne

    Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment:

    I asked a worker for suggestions on a moisturizer that also helps with acne. She recommended me this as an everyday moisturizer and said it's good for sensitive skin as well. It has gotten rid of lots of my stubborn acne, hence the two stars, but it compleeetely dried out my skin and it's irritated all over. I thought my skin would get used to the product over time but nope. My skin texture is so weird now even when I apply a regular moisturizer on top. Though I want clearer skin I definitely do not want dry flaky skin l. After reviewing it more online, I have no idea why she suggested to use it as an everyday moisturizer. My skin wack now.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great product!

    By MC

    from Charlotte, NC

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Hydrates Skin
    • Smells Great
    • Soothing
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adult Acne
      • Blackheads & Whiteheads
      • Inflammatory Acne
      • Moderate Acne
      • Teen Acne

      Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment:

      I use this in the morning and at night. I absolutely love this product - helps keep my skin moisturized and smooth.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      My holy grail product!

      By Jay

      from Philadelphia, PA

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Hydrates Skin
      • Minimizes Pores
      • Smells Great
      • Soothing
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Adult Acne

        Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment:

        I suffer from melasma and mild to moderate adult acne. My skin is also very sensitive and most acne products make my skin look and feel worse. I use this product after I wash my face with a gentle, fragrance free cleanser and my skin has cleared up completely in two weeks. I am soooo thankful for this product!!!!

         
        5.0

        Love this acne set

        By Rayce

        from Wisconsin

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Dries Out Skin
        • Irritates Skin

        Best Uses

        • Teen Acne

        Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment:

        I've been using this stuff for awhile now, and it works great. Only down fall of this acne set is that it sometimes irritates my skin and it's very drying, so just make sure you have a good moisturizer.

         
        5.0

        This is a go to for acne

        By It's me and kg

        from Palm Desert ca

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

        • Dries Out Skin

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment:

        I have tried just about everything for acne and this is the only one that helps!

         
        4.0

        Pretty Good Stuff

        By RaleighGirl

        from Raleigh

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Minimizes Pores
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Inflammatory Acne
          • Moderate Acne

          Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment:

          I started out using this produce every other day and have worked up to once daily. Initially it severely dried out my skin. Now it keeps everything balanced. This is NOT a moisturizer. I use the Moisture Surge 72-Hour moisturizer. I'm learning to listen to my skin.

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          • Q:

            Hi! I have purchased the Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel and I found it to work great for me! Can I combine this All-Over Treatment with it? Can I use it all over my skin and use the clearing gel on top of it as a spot treatment?
            Asked on 6/13/2018 by Priscilaa from Chicago, IL

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Great question! Yes, Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment is a moisturizer to help clear and prevent future breakout. For best results, use as Step 3 in our Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System and apply twice per day. Thanks for your question and have a great week!

              Answered on 6/15/2018 by Official Answer from Clinique from Brand Answer
          • Q:

            This is drying my face but when I discontinue use, I break out more. Can this be applied over or under my regular moisturizer? What moisturizer and what would be the preferred method? Thank you.
            Asked on 2/24/2018 by Sara Bear from Chicago

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Hello! Anytime you are treating breakout, temporary peeling or dryness can occur while skin is working fast to uncover newer, healthier skin fast. Try Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel for oil-free hydration to smoothe flakiness while also using the Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment. For best results, alternate the products. Thanks for your question and have a great week!

              Answered on 2/25/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
          • Q:

            I need something only for acne breakouts on my shoulders and back. Will this work for that? Thanks!
            Asked on 1/24/2018 by Megs from Virginia

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Hello! Try Acne Solutions Cleansing Bar for Face and Body to help reduce breakout for your shoulders and back. Be sure to let us know your results!

              Answered on 1/24/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
          • Q:

            Will it clear up my acne marks too?
            Asked on 10/28/2017 by Evy from Monroe, LA

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Great question. For fading acne scars (dark spots or discolouration), try Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector + Optimizer to fade them up to 58% in just 12 weeks while preventing future scars from appearing. Be sure to let us know what you think!

              Answered on 10/29/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
          • Q:

            Does it contain salicylic acid?
            Asked on 10/28/2017 by Evy from Monroe, LA

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              No, Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment uses Benzoyl Peroxide as the active ingredient to help treat existing breakout and prevent future breakouts.

              Answered on 10/29/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
          • Q:

            Hi,

            I have been using the Clinique acne solution 3 step process and am in love with it! But I do have celiac disease and I was having problems lately and realized it is connected to the step 3 all over treatment one. In the ingredients is had hordeum vulgare (barley) I am pretty mad I didn't notice it before but I love step 1 and 2 and am loving the results. What could I use for step 3 if anything? And if not in clique what type of product would it be? Thank you so much!
            Asked on 9/17/2017 by Teresa Love from US

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Hi. You could use Clinique's Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel, partnered with Clinique's clinical Clearing Gel where needed only. Thank you for your question and have a great week.

              Answered on 9/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
          • Q:

            Will this dye or stain clothes and sheets?
            Asked on 9/13/2017 by BeautySchoolDropout from undisclosed

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Hi. It is possible that this product could remove the color from sheets or clothing, as it contains benzoyl peroxide. Thank you for your interest in Clinique.,Hi. It is possible that this product could fade the color from clothing or sheets, as it contains benzoyl peroxide. Thank you for your question and for your interest in Clinique.

              Answered on 9/17/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
          • Q:

            I get acne but I also have dark scarring and I'm using the dark spot corrector. I want to use this as preventative but I don't know which one to use first? How can I combine them? Or can I even use them together? Thanks!
            Asked on 8/30/2017 by Mk from Illinois

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Hi! Yes, you can use these products together. The Acne Solutions All Over Clearing Treatment Moisturizer replaces your basic moisturizer, so you would apply it first after cleansing and exfoliating. Thank you and have a great week!

              Answered on 9/3/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
          • Q:

            Hello! How will this product {all over acne treatment} work in conjunction with Clinique smart repair serum? I use Clinique Level #3 liquid facial soap, toner and moisturizing gel.
            Asked on 8/25/2017 by Libby from Texas

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Hi! Based on the system you are currently using, it sounds like you may enjoy a spot treatment item from the acne solutions line versus an all over moisturizer. If I am correct in my assumption, I suggest Clinique's Acne Solution Clinical Clearing Gel. You can use this product as needed as a spot treatment to clear breakout as it occurs on the skin. Thank you for your question and have a great week!

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

            percentage of benzoyl peroxide?
            Asked on 6/11/2017 by Tiffany from undisclosed

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Hi! 2.5% is the level of benzoyl peroxide. At Clinique we believe strongly that one ingredient can never make a product. It is the combination of ingredients and the delivery system that guarantee great results. Thank you for your question and have a great week!

              Answered on 6/14/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
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