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Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel

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Get results as good as a leading topical prescription in clearing acne. Clinique's daily treatment Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel starts clearing blemishes upon application. It helps prevent new ones from making an unwelcome appearance, and makes visibly clearer skin a way of life.

Solutions For:
  • Acne/blemishes
  • Pores
  • Oiliness
  • Redness

Formula Facts:
  • Allergy Tested
  • 100% Fragrance Free
  • Non-Acnegenic
  • Oil Free
  • Paraben Free

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  • Apply a thin layer to entire face twice a day after cleansing
  • Spot-apply if you are using another leave-on acne treatment
  • 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
Alcohol Denat., Water / Aqua / Eau, Acrylates / C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel), Laminaria Saccharina Extract, Sea Whip Extract, Butylene Glycol, Benzalkonium Chloride.

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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CliniqueAcne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel
 
4.5

(based on 210 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (78)
  • Effective (70)
  • Minimizes pores (14)
  • Soothing (11)
  • Smells great (7)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (25)
  • Irritates skin (7)
  • Doesn't work (6)

Best Uses

  • Adult acne (55)
  • Moderate acne (53)
  • Inflammatory acne (30)
  • Teen acne (25)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (21)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (50), Budget shopper (31)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (4)

Reviewed by 210 customers

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1.0

i would not recommend

By sydney

from scranton pa

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Irritates Skin

    Best Uses

    • Moderate Acne
    • Teen Acne

    Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel:

    i used it for about a month and it did not work !

     
    1.0

    i would not buy this product again.

    By JD

    from New York

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Dries Out Skin
      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

        Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel:

        I did nothing to help my acne.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Acne Control

        By Ms T

        from East Coast

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Adult Acne
          • Blackheads & Whiteheads
          • Moderate Acne

          Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel:

          I use this acne gel to give my face a break from prescription strength acne topical medication. The gel is easy to apply. It can be irritating if applied to frequently. When I cleansed my skin too vigorously, I experienced burning when I applied this gel. This gel seems to help resolve acne quickly. Input it on as a preventative measure and I also use it when I notice a breakout. The breakout is usually resolved within 8-12 hours. My breakouts usually reduce in size within four hours of application of this product. I would repurchase and and recommend.

           
          5.0

          Never fail product

          By Bellchell

          from Fayetteville, NC

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

          • Dries Out Skin

          Best Uses

          • Adult Acne
          • Inflammatory Acne

          Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel:

          This is definitely my go to product when i have a pimple pop up. Always works and dries it up and less noticeable the next day!

           
          5.0

          A really good product

          By Shari

          from I.E., California

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

          • Dries Out Skin

          Best Uses

          • Adult Acne

          Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel:

          This has worked really well for me. I have recently been cursed with adult acne and this has helped as a spot treatment and overall face treatment. It dries out your face but it's supposed to do that because of the acid. So the routine is cleanse, toner, acne gel then moisturize. Again, it's helped tremendously.

           
          5.0

          This product is amazing !

          By Karenb

          from Ny

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Moderate Acne

            Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel:

            Easy to use and doesn't dry out skin !!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            My favorite acne product

            By Hannah-NV

            from Elko, NV

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Works Effectively

            Cons

            • Dries Out Skin

            Best Uses

            • Adult Acne
            • Inflammatory Acne
            • Severe Acne

            Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel:

            I have really bad cystic acne and this is the only product that works to get those angry red bumps gone fast.

             
            3.0

            Not as good as the ELF one

            By Katelynn

            from AL

            Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel:

            The bottle is annoying to use and costs a lot more than the ELF clearing gel.

             
            5.0

            I would buy this product again and again

            By CandyLily

            from Arizona

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Minimizes the appearance of Acne
            • Works Effectively

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Adult Acne

              Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel:

              I really love this product. I am so happy that an associate at Ulta recommended it to me. I went in to Ulta a day before I was going to leave on a weekend trip and I needed something that was going to help with some acne spots and it worked. The associate told me that it would work within 24 hours and it did. I have purchased this twice and will purchase it again. I also recommended it to my sister and she purchased it as well. I recommend the 1oz bottle because it is a better buy and the product will last longer. All you have to do is apply it on your acne spots or you can also apply a thin layer all over your face. Easy!

               
              5.0

              I absolutely love this product!

              By Jas

              from Shreveport, La

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Adult Acne
                • Blackheads & Whiteheads
                • Moderate Acne
                • Severe Acne

                Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel:

                I came into Ulta one day looking for a great acne product and I have been hooked ever since!

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                • Q:

                  Should I use this product before or after moisturizing ?
                  Asked on 1/5/2018 by nichole from california

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Clinique Clinical Clearing Gel can be used after your moisturizer as a spot treatment to clear acne. Thanks for your question and have a great week!

                    Answered on 1/5/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  I don't know if the all over step 3 treatment or this gel is the best option for me. What is the difference between the two? What type of acne is each one better for?
                  Asked on 12/16/2017 by erika from Tampa

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello! Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel is applied directly to pimples to reduce inflammation and promote healing for clients who experience 1-2 breakouts. Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment is Step 3 in our Acne Solutions Clear Skin System for skin types who experience 3 or more breakouts frequently. Happy holidays and thanks for your question!

                    Answered on 12/17/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  I am using the clarifying lotion for dry combination skin, would it be better to use this product alongside it or the all-over clearing treatment that contains benzoyl peroxide?
                  Asked on 12/11/2017 by Bailea from Hennessey, Oklahoma

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Clinique's Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel is actually a perfect partner to the basic Clinique 3 Step Skin Care System. Your 3 Step Skin Care System will cleanse, exfoliate and moisturize the skin, the Clinical Clearing Gel can be used after as a spot treatment to clear acne. I do not suggest the Clinique Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment unless you have 3 or more breakouts at all times. Have a great week!

                    Answered on 12/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  Hello, I want to buy this product but I am currently using the Clinique dark spot corrector & optimizer for dark acne scarring that I have. But because I do still get breakouts can I use this along with the corrector to treat both? If so which one should I apply first?
                  Asked on 8/30/2017 by Kj from Illinois

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Yes, you can use both. You should apply the Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector first. You can follow with Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel as a spot treatment. Thank you for your question and have a great week!

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

                  Hi! I'm confussed in how to use it correctly. Do I should put it in my face and leave it or I have to put it just for couple minutes and claen it? Do I use it and after that put make up on it?

                  Thanks!
                  Asked on 7/28/2017 by Taina from Chicopee, MA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! If you are using it as a spot treatment or as an all over clearing treatment, you will not rinse from the skin. Leave on the skin to heal breakout all day, or all night. It can be used under makeup or at night while you sleep. This is an amazing product and I am eager to hear about your results. Have a great week!

                    Answered on 7/30/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  I have acne papules on my cheeks and chin. Would this be the best product for me to try or should I try the normal Clinique 3 step acne products?
                  Asked on 7/19/2017 by Mich from IL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Clinique's Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel is actually a perfect partner to the basic Clinique 3 step skin care system. The basic 3 step skin care system will cleanse, exfoliate and moisturize the skin. The Clinical Clearing Gel can be used after as a spot treatment product to clear acne.
                    I do not suggest the Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin 3 step system unless you have 3 or more breakouts at all times.
                    Have a great week!

                    Answered on 7/22/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  Is this a moisturizer? Or would I still need to use a moisturizer with this?
                  Asked on 7/2/2017 by Amber from Chicago

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! No, this is not a moisturizer. I suggest using an oil free moisturizer daily. Thank you for your question and have a good week!

                    Answered on 7/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  Hey! I wanna try the acne solution clinical clearing gel! Can I use just this product or do I have to use some else with this product ?? If this makes since
                  Asked on 6/16/2017 by Ashleigh from Stockbridge ga

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! You can absolutely use this product as a spot treatment with your existing skin care routine. It is absolutely amazing!! It offers clinical results that work very quickly on skin. If you are looking to partner it with a cleansing routine, Clinique does offer an entire Acne Solutions 3 step Cleansing System. Thank you for your question and have a great week!

                    Answered on 6/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  Is this used only for oily skin? Can it be used for normal skin type as well?
                  Asked on 5/29/2017 by thaha from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Yes, all skin types can use this product. It should be used as a spot treatment only if you do not have oily skin or constant breakout. It works very quickly and I believe you will love it. Thank you for your question and have a great week!

                    Answered on 6/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  I want to try this product and make sure I use it correctly. So my question is, should I use and exfoliating scrub and then put this on my face? Or should I just use a normal cleanser first? And is it okay to use on arms and upper chest area?
                  Asked on 4/30/2017 by 26yearoldacneproblems from Carmel, IN

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Thank you for your questions. If you have active breakout you should not use exfoliating scrub on any of those areas. It can cause breakout to spread, as it is a manual exfoliating product. Chemical exfoliation is the best way to exfoliate the skin when you are looking to clear breakout. You may want to try something like Clinique's Clarifying Lotion. After you cleanse and moisturize, Clinical Clearing Gel is a great product to use in areas where you need it. It is absolutely ok to use it on other parts of your body that you are experiencing breakout. Have a great week!

                    Answered on 5/7/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
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