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Acne Solutions Clear Skin System

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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
 
4.2

(based on 230 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Non-greasy (117)
  • Lightweight (114)
  • Soothes skin (88)
  • Softens skin (81)
  • Moisturizes (56)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (50)
  • Not effective (20)
  • Bad smell (15)
  • Dries out skin (5)
  • Drying (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (150)
  • Sensitive skin (62)
  • Enlarged pores (50)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (40)
  • Uneven skin tone (32)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (89), Survivalist / minimalist (63), Budget shopper (13), Beauty expert (12), Brand buyer (6)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (112), Oily (49), Dry (15), Normal (12)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Not for Sensitive Skin

By Mel

from Detroit, MI

About Me Minimalist

Pros

    Cons

    • Irritates Skin

    Best Uses

      Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

      I bought this product hoping it would with some breakouts I've been having. When I was young, I suffered from bad acne and as an adult get frustrating breakouts. I read all the positive reviews on this product and thought I'd give it a shot. I started using the product on a Monday and by Tuesday my face started itching. The product recommends using every other day if it irritates your skin and I believe the cleanser says stop use for a few days. I did as directed but my face just kept getting worse. I have red bumps and some welts on my face and neck. My face is also itchy and feels like sand paper. I stopped using the product about 4 days ago and my skin still feels awful.

      I would not recommend this product if you have sensitive skin.

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
      • Age:
      • 30-44
       
      5.0

      I LIKE IT

      By sarah

      from dallas, tx

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Redness/ Blotchiness
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

        this seems to be calming my acne!!!

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

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great

        By LR

        from Minnesota

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

            Does the job!

            • Skin Type:
            • Combination
            • Age:
            • 30-44
             
            5.0

            I love this stuff!

            By Alexus

            from York, pa

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Moisturizes
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

              I have oily and acne prone skin. All my life I have been trying everything to get rid of the break outs and maintain the oil. This is the first thing that actually work! It's a wonderful balance of drying and moisturizing. I use it every night before bed. I also use the the actual location when I feel my skin need moisture and I use the clarifying lotion when my skin start to get too oily. It's amazing, high recommend!

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

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              AMAZING

              By Dayna

              from Bayville, NJ

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Moisturizes
              • Non-Greasy
              • Softens Skin
              • Soothes Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Enlarged Pores

                Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

                I've been looking for a new skin routine for a while now and this by far has been the most effective! It makes my skin feel brand new. I've been using it daily for a week now and I have yet to break out

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

                Great

                By Red

                from Merritt Island

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Smells Great

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

                  Need this for acne

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Oily
                   
                  5.0

                  3 Days Later...

                  By Shafia

                  from East Texas

                  Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

                  I bought this product on a Friday and it's now Monday. They're claim that within 3 days, skin is 37% clearer (however that's even measured??) is no lie. My pores were gigantic in my t zone. It made me feel so horrible. Since Friday, my pores have shrunk significantly and the smaller ones have gone away completely. I also have really dry skin. Ive seen drastic improvement in that as well. I'm so excited to keep using this and seeing improvement. Thank you Clinique for having amazing products that actually worked for me.

                   
                  5.0

                  1 week results

                  By Kristen

                  from FL

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Dry skin out

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

                  So, I'll start by saying that I never write reviews but I felt like this needed a review from me. I never dealt with acne until last year out of the nowhere I started breaking out. I went back to my normal day/night skin routine but it got worst and the birth control wasnt helping me either. By doctor's recommendation I stopped the birth control; however, my acne got even worst. Can't say I have try it all, cause I haven't. My mom dealt with acne in her early 20s and used this same skin care back then... So I wanted to give it a try. In just 3 days the big old hurtful pimples diminished leaving me only with little pimples and scars. I have never seeing something give results so fast, but this actually did. Now, I am mainly dealing with scarring. I also use once a week the indian healing mask which helps extract all the hidding dirty inside your pores. One thing to point out, I have really oily skin and this product dried my skin out. I spoke with the clinique lady from Ulta and she told me to only use the step 3 at night and apply serum and moisturizer after. For the morning, I use step 1 and 2, along with moisturizer and sunscreen. Also, I am using clinique acne foundation which will also help clear out my skin. I am 23 years old, and also stopped eating a lot of dairy, drinking coffee and eating greasy food.

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

                  Saw results in a Day

                  By Lee

                  from Philadelphia

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Softens Skin
                  • Soothes Skin

                  Cons

                  • Irritates Skin

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Enlarged Pores

                  Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

                  I use the wash from this product twice a day, the lotion(toner) every two days, and the all over acne in my problem areas. Its been life changing and I don't have to go to the dermatologist anymore.

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

                  Quick Results!

                  By CeeCee

                  from New Braunfels, TX

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Drys skin if not followed up with a moisturizer.

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Redness/ Blotchiness
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System:

                  I am over 40 and started having problems with acne. I tried other products with failing results. I purchased this along with the Moisture Surge hydrator and saw results in two days! I regularly cleanse twice a day so I just continued my schedule.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination
                  • Age:
                  • 45-59

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                  • Q:

                    Is this safe to use while pregnant?
                    Asked on 4/5/2018 by Ray from Porterville, US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello. All products produced by Clinique have undergone extensive testing to ensure their safety and efficacy. Nevertheless, individual medical conditions present unique circumstances that may warrant product review with a physician. Pregnancy and breastfeeding create many physiological changes, and therefore women should consult their doctors prior to using cosmetic products during this period.

                      Answered on 4/6/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    Hello I need help what to do?? I used acne solution for a month and it did help me for the first 2 wks but then after thato it seemed to get worse I started breaking out with tiny bumps on my forehead was expericing 1-2 pimples like every 3rd day So I used it for a month then switch to the reg 3 step #3 been using it for 2wks and im still getting breakouts with 1-2 pimples and the tiny clogged bumps won't see to go away. And this problem is just on my forehead what to do? My chin is just with whiteheads.. Im combo skin my forehead is oily and the rest normal
                    Asked on 3/17/2018 by Maryann from Aurora IL

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello. Add Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel to your routine. For best results, apply directly to the breakout after your 3 step system both morning and night to promote healing and reduce inflammation. Thanks for your question and have a great week!

                      Answered on 3/17/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    I have been using this kit religiously for about a month now but not seeing the results I was hoping for. I have some left of each step, am I still able to return?
                    Asked on 2/25/2018 by Em from undisclosed

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    I am 33 with hormonal acne which I have messed with leaving scars. Does this help with not only clearing up acne , but also fading acne scars? If not, what is a good product to use in addition with this kit to help fade acne scars?
                    Asked on 2/17/2018 by Sav from Dallas

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello! Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System helps to clear and prevent future breakout. Add Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector + Optimizer to your routine to help reduce the acne scars (dark spots & discolouration) up to 58% in just 1 weeks. Apply twice a day after your Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System. We can't wait to hear your results!

                      Answered on 2/18/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • 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:

                    what does this smell like?
                    Asked on 2/3/2018 by bambi from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi! All Clinique products are 100% fragrance-free. Thank you for your question.

                      Answered on 2/4/2018 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
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