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Acne Solutions Clear Skin System

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Three days, 37% clearer skin-and that's just the beginning. It's gentle, non-irritating. But so effective you'll see fewer blemishes, smaller-looking pores, skin that's less oily or red.

Kit includes:
  • Acne Solutions Cleansing Foam (1.7 oz)
  • Acne Solutions Clarifying Lotion (3.4 oz)
  • Acne Solutions All Over Clearing Treatment (1.0 oz)
Cleanse with Acne Solutions Cleansing Foam. Exfoliate with Acne Solutions Clarifying Lotion. Moisturize with Acne Solutions All Over Clearing Treatment .

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CliniqueAcne Solutions Clear Skin System
 
4.1

(based on 205 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Non-greasy (106)
  • Lightweight (102)
  • Soothes skin (78)
  • Softens skin (73)
  • Moisturizes (49)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (43)
  • Not effective (20)
  • Bad smell (13)
  • Dries out skin (5)
  • Drying (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (132)
  • Sensitive skin (58)
  • Enlarged pores (44)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (34)
  • Uneven skin tone (30)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (79), Survivalist / minimalist (53), Budget shopper (13), Beauty expert (11), Brand buyer (6)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (97), Oily (43), Dry (14), Normal (12)

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4.0

The only thing that works

By sab

from Sacramento, CA

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

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

Cons

  • Dry skin

Best Uses

  • Daily Use
  • For reducing acne
  • Sensitive Skin

Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

I have tried EVERYTHING to get rid of my acne, and this is the only product that works. I starting using this product in college and it worked really well. Not only did the product get rid of the current acne on my face, it prevented new acne from forming. Then, for some reason, I decided to switch to natural, cruelty-free products. My skin went crazy, but I kept trying natural products for 3 years. Finally, I had enough and switched back to clinique. Now, my skin is finally recovering and my acne is clearing up.
I find that this product works best on its own. I mean, don't try to incorporate too many anti-acne products into your regime. Let the product do its thing. However, it does dry your skin so use a moisterizer.I recommend something natural (I use olive oil), because I find that heavy moisterizers interfere with the effeciveness of the product-I was using Clinique's dramatically different moisturizing lotion, but I find that it reduces the effectiveness of the regime.

  • Skin Type:
  • Dry
  • Age:
  • 18-29
 
1.0

I would not buy this product.

By Kayleigh

from Mississippi

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Irritates Skin
    • Not Effective

    Best Uses

      Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

      After using this product only a few times my skin turned bright red and i had dry patches all over my face.

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

      DID WHAT PROACTIV DIDN'T.

      By 43 with Acne

      from New York

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clears Stubborn Acne
      • Reasonable Price
      • Softens Skin
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Enlarged Pores
        • Redness/ Blotchiness
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

        I've been fighting acne for thirty years. Have religiously used Proactiv and products prescribed by my dermatologist. Tired of using semi-toxic treatments on my already abused skin. Hate bleach marks on my sheets and clothing from accidentally touching my (dry) skin against fabric.

        I saw a change in my skin the first time that I used the foaming Acne Solutions cleanser that's in this kit. I use the Acne Solutions bar soap, followed by the foaming cleanser in the shower. I've started skipping the washcloth. Once out of the shower, I use the Acne Sokutions toner. Massive improvement! My skin has completely healed for the first time in 30 years!

        I haven't tried the Acne Solutions gel yet, because I'm wary of bleaching out my work blouses and sheets, but I don't even need to use an additional product. The bar soap and foaming wash are plenty.

        My skin does get a little flaky after using the products, but it's the middle of winter and incredibly cold and dry where I'm from. Would suggest using a good moisturizer or cutting back if they make you a little flaky. All in all, small price to pay for healthy, clear skin.

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
        • Age:
        • 30-44
         
        2.0

        Buyer beware.

        By Ara

        from Fort Polk, LA

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

        • Irritates Skin
        • Not Effective

        Best Uses

          Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

          I had purchased this for my 16 yr old daughter, whom has cystic acne. Antibiotics, ProActive, and prescribed meds only keep it at bay. This product, only using it once a day, gave her a chemical burn. She wasn't using anything else but Philosophy face cleanser and Neutragina water gel moisturizer. Her acne did go away, but it left her with a horrible chemical burn.

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

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Acne

          By Katina Frierson

          from Minneapolis, MN

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes
          • Softens Skin
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

          • Brings back bumps

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Sensitive Skin
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

          I made a review almost a month ago stating that the product is great, which it is but once I stopped using the product the acne came back. I don't know if it's just my skin but I'm kinda upset. I'm going to have to start back using the product again.

          • Skin Type:
          • Oily
          • Age:
          • 18-29
           
          1.0

          Don't buy

          By Briana

          from Rochester, NY

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Burns face
            • Irritates Skin

            Best Uses

              Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

              I used this product three times and after the third time I woke up in the morning with my face looking like I had a super bad sunburn and swollen. The redness and swelling lasted a few days and was very painful, I never had this happen to me before and would never recommend this prodect to anyone.

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

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Lov it but!!!!

              By Mrs.Anjain

              from Nampa id

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Smells Great

              Cons

              • Irritates Skin

              Best Uses

              • Redness/ Blotchiness

              Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

              Work great for acne but now I have lil red spots on my face every time I use it and it take about a hr for them to go away

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

              I love this product

              By Cici

              from Kingsville, Texas

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clears skin
              • Lightweight
              • Softens Skin

              Cons

              • Dried my skin a little bit

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

              This product quickly cleared up my acne and made my skin polished.

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

              AMAZING RESULTS

              By Vanessa

              from Oakley

              Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

              I started using this about 2 weeks ago and my skin has cleared up beyond my expectations. I use it every morning and every night and have seen such great results. The only side effect is that it dries out my skin a bit, but I just pair it up with F.A.B skin moisturizer and my skin is looking amazing

               
              2.0

              Mixed feelings with this product

              By E

              from Harrisburg, PA

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Pros

              • Non-Greasy

              Cons

              • Irritates dry skin

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

              I've been using this product for several months now. My skin has fluctuated back and forth between clear-ish and completely broken out. This product hasn't seemed to help or hurt my face. If anything, it clears small bumpy acne but doesn't help cystic or larger pimples at all.

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

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              • Q:

                I've been using this set for about a week now and I've loved how it has been working up until now. I have a huge breakout on both sides of my face in the same spot. I never have break outs in this particular spot. I haven't used any new products on my face but this. Should I stop use?
                Asked on 2/12/2018 by Paige from Jena

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Thank you for your question. It's not uncommon for skin to seem to get worse before it gets better. Any clogging that existed before starting the system needs to be brought to the skin's surface before it can clear away. Give it some time and check back!

                  Answered on 2/12/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                Hi! I just bought this clear skin system and I would like to know if after using the 3 steps daily I can still apply my night anti aging moisturizer Anew from Avon.
                Asked on 2/9/2018 by Kamila from FL

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello! Anytime you are treating breakout, it's important to use oil-free products. You'll want to check your moisturizer to be sure it is oil-free. Thanks for your question and have a great week!

                  Answered on 2/9/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                I'm already out of the cleansing foam, but still have the toner and the all around acne treatment. Can I use another cleansing product that is not Clinique?
                Asked on 1/9/2018 by Valeria from liberty, Texas

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello. Clinique Acne Solutions Cleansing Foam removes dirt and excess oil and soothes and calms redness and inflammation associated with breakouts. It also preps skin for Clinique Acne Solutions Clarifying Lotion. You'll want to stick with the Clinique Acne Solutions Cleansing Foam for the best results.

                  Answered on 1/9/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                I've been using this product for about a week and I have seen changes but my cheeks and nose are very dry I've reduced the usage of step 2 and only been using it where I have acne but my dryness is still the same what should I do?
                Asked on 1/8/2018 by Maricruz from US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello! Anytime you are treating breakout, temporary peeling or dryness can occur. Try alternating Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel and Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment to smooth flakiness and hydrate. Be sure to let us know what you think!

                  Answered on 1/8/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                Can this system be used for closed comedones and acne marks left behind?
                Asked on 1/6/2018 by Neha from oakton, VA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi!! Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System helps to clear and prevent future breakout, control oil, and shrink pores. Follow with Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer to help fade post-acne marks. Thank you for your question and have a great week!

                  Answered on 1/6/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                I have cystic breakouts constantly that linger for weeks and leave red/dark spots. would this 3 step be helpful? also, is it a trial size or full size?
                Asked on 1/5/2018 by Heather from undisclosed

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello. Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System clears breakouts and gives 37% clearer skin in just 3 days. Apply Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer after your system to fade the red/dark spots left from acne. The Acne Solutions Clear Skin System is a 4 weeks supply. We can't wait to hear your results!

                  Answered on 1/6/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                I currently use the clinique 3 step for dry/combination skin. I regularly get breakouts on one cheek, not like a normal small pimple but bigger, anddeeper. They usually last a few weeks and leave a purplish mark when gone. Will this help or should I stick to the 3 step process?
                Asked on 1/5/2018 by jj from phoenix

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi! If you constantly have 3 or more areas of concern with breakout, the Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System is a great system for you. If there are times that your skin is clear and free of breakout, you can continue with Clinique's 3 Step Skin Care System, partnered with the Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel. Thank you for your question and have a great week!

                  Answered on 1/6/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                does this work for people with white heads?
                Asked on 12/27/2017 by JJ from San Diego, California

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello. Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System helps to clear acne (pimples) when experiencing 3 or more consistently. Be sure to let us know your results!

                  Answered on 12/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                How do you put on the 3rd step for the acne solutions clear skin system
                Asked on 12/27/2017 by Beauty from TX

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello. Apply a thin layer of Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment to skin both morning and night following your Step 2, Clinique Acne Solutions Clarifying Lotion. We can't wait to hear your results!

                  Answered on 12/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
              • Q:

                Is step one for washing only, step two for exfoliating or is it a toner, and is step three for treatment or moisturizing? Should I still use my regular toner, serum, eye cream, and moisturizer along with this three step system?
                Asked on 11/20/2017 by Apple from California, US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello, Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System is proper cleansing (step 1), exfoliation (step 2), and moisturization (step 3) for skin types experiencing breakout to help treat and prevent future breakouts. Yes, you can still add your favorites but be sure they are oil-free while treating breakout. Be sure to let us know what you think!

                  Answered on 11/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
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