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CliniqueAcne Solutions Cleansing Gel

Clinique

Acne Solutions Cleansing Gel

4.2 oz Item 2286506

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Medicated, oil-free foaming cleansing gel helps clear breakouts and blackheads. Unclogs pores. Helps control oil. Skin feels fresh, soft, calm and smooth. Can also be used on body.
As an allover treatment:
  • Apply a thin layer to entire face twice a day after cleansing. If skin feels a little dry, Clinique suggests using a lightweight, oil-free hydrator, like Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel.
As a spot treatment:
  • Spot-apply where needed. Using other topical acne drugs at the same time or right after use of this product may increase dryness or irritation of skin. If this occurs, only one medication should be used unless directed by a doctor. If you are currently using Clinique's Acne Solutions Clear Skin System, use Clinical Clearing Gel as a spot treatment only.
Water / Aqua / Eau, Glycerin, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Chloride, Lauramidopropyl Betaine, Butylene Glycol, Sucrose, Gentiana Lutea (Gentian) Root Extract, Laminaria Saccharina Extract, Caffeine, Sodium Hyaluronate, Acetyl Glucosamine, Laureth-2, PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, Sodium Sulfate, Benzophenone-4, Sodium Hydroxide, EDTA, Disodium EDTA, BHT, Phenoxyethanol, Blue 1 (CI 42090).

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CliniqueAcne Solutions Cleansing Gel
 
4.5

(based on 40 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (24)
  • Not greasy (24)
  • Gentle (22)
  • Balances skin (20)
  • Improves skin texture (19)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (5)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (27)
  • Oily skin (14)
  • Daily use (13)
  • Sensitive skin (10)
  • Combination skin (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (15), Budget shopper (14)

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4.0

Its great but very drying

By Alex

from prefer not to say

Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Cleansing Gel:

I really do like this product. I've recently just started using it and my skin has been clear but its very drying, even sometimes will dry out my hands when i put it on with my fingers. definitely need to use a moisturizer after.

 
5.0

Get this if your struggling with acne!

By Lo

from Omaha NE

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Cleansing Gel:

    This cleared my face with in a week

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Fixed the undergrounders!

    By Kimberly

    from Garden grove, CA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Improves Skin Texture

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Cleansing Gel:

      I spent $200 on dermadoctor products and while I thought it was helping, it is NOTHING compared to the trio I used. I bought the travel version of this (with the yellow lotion) as well as the acne solutions trio (which came with a foam cleanser but I prefer this one). Incredible! I had these underground pimples that when reallyyyy squeezed (and sometimes not even then) would come out like a blackhead does but they never went away :/ this set REMOVED THEM almost entirely and now I don't have bumpy highlighter on my face anymore. I oftentimes just use a makeup wipe at night and use the set in the AM and it still leaves me with stellar skin. I don't know why I didn't start using Clinique sooner!!

       
      5.0

      yes i loved it. leaves my face soft and clean..

      By J

      from fresno ca

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Cleansing Gel:

        great

         
        5.0

        Love it

        By Bri

        from Toms River, New Jersey

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Dries Out Skin

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Combination Skin

        Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Cleansing Gel:

        I have combination skin, my face can be either really oily or really dry. But I have to say I love clinique's acne line. I used the foam cleanser but I wanted to try the gel cleanser and for my skin I feel it worked a lot better than the foam. Love this product!

         
        5.0

        Love It!

        By Sweet T

        from Charleston, SC

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin

          Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Cleansing Gel:

          My two teenagers love it and it keeps their faces acne free!

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          I am very unhappy with this product

          By The over achiever

          from Orlando, FL

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Leaves Clean Feel

          Cons

          • Ineffective

          Best Uses

            Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Cleansing Gel:

            My face is really oily and this does not help it at all. I also get acne clusters on my cheeks and even using the 3 step system, I have not seen a bit of results. I feel like my face is getting more greasy and I clean it twice a day.

             
            5.0

            Works great!

            By A

            from CA

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Doesn't Remove Makeup

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Combination Skin

            Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Cleansing Gel:

            I use this cleansing gel with the Clinque sonic system with the deep cleansing brush head twice a day. It's made a big difference in the texture and clarity of my skin. I recently ran out of the cleansing gel and had to wait for delivery (my local store doesn't stock it), and in just those few days, my complexion got worse. I never want to run out again!

             
            4.0

            My favorite cleansing gel!

            By Brooke

            from Gilbert Arizona

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Dries Out Skin

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Cleansing Gel:

            I use this twice a day everyday. I use it with the other two acne products in the Clinique clear skin set. It keeps your skin maintain a healthy natural glow! I would buy this again!

             
            5.0

            I have bought this for 3 years!

            By Katie

            from Kansas City

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Gentle
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

            • Dries Out Skin

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Cleansing Gel:

            I use this every night before I go to sleep. It doesn't dry out your skincare but I definitely have to use a moisturizer after. I have very sensitive skin and have been using this for about 3 years! I love it!

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            • Q:

              Do you use this to wash your face? Or is this used as a spot treatment gel?
              Asked on 10/31/2017 by Ektaa from sac, ca

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hello. Clinique Acne Solutions Cleansing Gel is an oil-free, foaming cleanser that controls oil, clears breakout, and unclogs pores. Massage over makeup-free face, avoiding the eye area and rinse. We can't wait to hear your results!

                Answered on 10/31/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
            • Q:

              Would this replace step 1 in the Clinique Acne Solutions Steps, in other words, would I then follow this with Step 2 the toner, and Step 3? Thanks!
              Asked on 4/5/2017 by FLNess from Longwood, FL

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi! Yes, this is step #1, so you would follow with the Clarifying Lotion. Thank you for your question and have a wonderful week!

                Answered on 4/8/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
            • Q:

              Can you get me a list of this products ingredients? When you click on ingredients you get more instructions on how to use the product, which is great, but I need to know the ingredients. Thank you.
              Asked on 3/25/2017 by CutiE from NYC

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi! Absolutely! I am noting the ingredients below. Thank you for your question and have a wonderful week!
                active ingredient: salicylic acid 2.00%
                ingredients: water\aqua\eau | glycerin | sodium laureth sulfate | sodium chloride | lauramidopropyl betaine | butylene glycol | sucrose | gentiana lutea (gentian) root extract | laminaria saccharina extract | caffeine | sodium hyaluronate | acetyl glucosamine | laureth-2 | peg-120 methyl glucose dioleate | sodium sulfate | benzophenone-4 | sodium hydroxide | edta | disodium edta | bht | phenoxyethanol | blue 1 (ci 42090) < iln41073>

                Answered on 3/28/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
            • Q:

              Is this product any different from the cleansing foam? Which would you reccommend for use on a facial brush?
              Asked on 11/10/2016 by Jess from Dubuque, IA

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi! The products are interchangeable, and offer the same result. If you are using a facial device with a brush, I suggest the Cleansing Gel. I believe you will prefer the texture of the gel partnered with a brush. Thank you for your interest in Clinique!

                Answered on 11/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
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