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Clarifying Lotion 4 - For Oily Skin

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Clarifying Lotion 4 - For Oily Skin

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Clarifying Lotion 4 - For Oily Skin is Step 2 in Clinique's customized 3-Step Skin Care System. Dermatologist-developed Clarifying Lotion 4 - For Oily Skin clears the way for smoother, brighter skin.

The secret's in the system. Our revolutionary 3-Step Skin Care System was created by a celebrated dermatologist. It's simple, customized and takes just three minutes, twice a day: cleanse with Facial Soap, exfoliate with Clarifying Lotion, moisturize with Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel.

Features and Benefits:
  • Sweeps away pollution, grime, dulling flakes to reveal smoother, clearer skin
  • Preps skin for moisturizer
  • Helps minimize excess oil and keep pores clear

Formula Facts:
  • Allergy tested
  • 100% fragrance free
  • Dermatologist developed
  • Oil free
  • Paraben Free

  • Explore Clinique's Perfect Skin Care Routine - Click here!

    • Use twice a day, morning and night
    • Apply with a cotton ball, sweeping gently over face and neck
    • For external use only
    • Avoid eye area and lips
    • Follow with Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel
    Water / Aqua / Eau, Alcohol Denat., Salicylic Acid, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel), Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Trehalose, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA-Copper, BHT, Phenoxyethanol, Benzophenone-4, Green 5 (CI 61570).

    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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    CliniqueClarifying Lotion 4 - For Oily Skin
     
    4.7

    (based on 54 reviews)

    96%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Leaves clean feel (44)
    • Improves skin texture (32)
    • Not greasy (31)
    • Balances skin (29)
    • Gentle (20)

    Cons

    • Dries out skin (6)
    • Bad smell (4)

    Best Uses

    • Oily skin (44)
    • Daily use (25)
    • Acne-prone skin (22)
    • Combination skin (17)
    • Sensitive skin (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Brand buyer (28), Budget shopper (20)

    Reviewed by 54 customers

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    5.0

    Love it

    By Mariah

    from Williamson, Ga

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 4 - For Oily Skin:

      Will buy again and again

       
      2.0

      Drying

      By Sharon 26.2

      from Pittsburgh

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Dries Out Skin

        Best Uses

        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 4 - For Oily Skin:

        I usually use Clinique level 3 toner but my skin is still very oily so I thought I would try level 4. Only after a couple of uses it dried my skin out and sucked all the life out of it. I returned this product. I think this would be a good buy for those with extremely oily skin and skin that is not sensitive.

         
        5.0

        I don't buy anything else!

        By TJP

        from Parma, OH

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Oil Free

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Oily Skin

          Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 4 - For Oily Skin:

          I follow Clinique 3 step & it works

           
          5.0

          Best Product for my Skin that I have found

          By Maxibelle

          from Jersey Shore, NJ

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans deeply
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Not Greasy
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Anyone that has oily skin anywhere on their face
            • Combination Skin
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 4 - For Oily Skin:

            I have combination skin, but sometimes use this on my whole face. Daily in the T-zone oily areas and the areas that tend to have larger pores.

             
            5.0

            Yes I would buy it again

            By Adriana

            from Clermont FL

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Gentle
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

            • Bad Smell
            • Dries Out Skin

            Best Uses

            • Combination Skin
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 4 - For Oily Skin:

            I use this product after I use the face cleanser to remove the rest of my makeup that's left over on my face.

             
            5.0

            I have been using Clarifying Lotion 4 for years

            By Fiery

            from Collegeville, PA

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Combination Skin
              • Daily Use
              • Oily Skin

              Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 4 - For Oily Skin:

              I have been using Clarifying Lotion 4 for years. It removes dead skin and exfoliates. Use it after cleansing to leave skin smooth and then apply your moisturizer and eye cream

               
              4.0

              pretty pretty good

              By MOMO

              from ok

              Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 4 - For Oily Skin:

              my only complaint is the smell, everything else is GOLDEN!

               
              5.0

              This is the only toner that works for me!

              By Ladyjvine

              from West Bloomfield, MI

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Cost - It's never on sale!

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • Daily Use
              • Oily Skin

              Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 4 - For Oily Skin:

              I have been using Clinique for 44+ years. This toner is the only product that works for my super oily skin. When ever I try something else I always come back.

               
              4.0

              Makes a difference

              By Not Amy

              from Tampa Bay, FL

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Balances Skin
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone Skin
                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 4 - For Oily Skin:

                So I have really crazy oily skin. I end up being shiny and leave a film of oil on my glasses daily, it's a struggle. And I have noticed a difference in the production of oil of my skin once I started using it. I use it at night to purify my skin and before I moisturize it at bedtime. Now through out the day I only blot once or twice verses the constant battle I used to face. I recommend it. It wasn't a quick fix or completely tamed my skin, but it helped immensely and I have noticed a difference.

                 
                5.0

                Works well for my oily prone skin

                By Gwen

                from Jersey

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Acne-Prone Skin
                  • Daily Use
                  • Oily Skin

                  Comments about Clinique Clarifying Lotion 4 - For Oily Skin:

                  I am new to these products and so far I am loving what it is doing to my skin.

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                  • Q:

                    what percent is the salicylic acid in this clarifying lotion 4? is this the strongest clarifier or is acne solutions clarifying lotion stronger? is there a mens formula?
                    Asked on 7/30/2017 by m from indiana

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi! Thank you for your question! We do have a men's formula, which is equivalent to the women's #4. If you are looking for oil control, I suggest clarifying lotion #4, as it targets oil control specifically. If you are battling acne, I suggest using the Acne Solution Clarifying Lotion and the Acne Clear Skin System. This clarifying lotion focuses primarily on fighting bacteria, while absorbing oil. I would not say that one is particularly stronger than the other, as they target unique needs, based on your skin goals.
                      Our Research and Development teams have demonstrated that a product's effectiveness is not dependent upon any one particular ingredient, but rather the combination of ingredients in a particular formula. For proprietary reasons, we do not disclose ingredient percentages, however, you can be sure that the Clinique Acne Solutions Cleansing 3 Step System, as well as the Basic Clinique 3 Step Skin Care System is scientifically balanced to enhance the look and feel of your skin.
                      Have a wonderful week and thank you for reaching out.

                      Answered on 8/1/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    this product has alcohol in it. will it dry my skin out?
                    Asked on 7/1/2017 by mchandler from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi! Clarifying Lotions 1-4 contain a cosmetic grade alcohol. This type of alcohol will not dry your skin. It is used as a cleansing agent, allows the product to evaporate from the skin quickly, and also keeps the formula in its liquid state. If you are a skin type #4 with more of an oily skin, this should be a great formula for you. Thank you for your question and have a great week!

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

                    What moisturizer would I use with this product for oily skin that's relatively clear of blemishes?
                    Asked on 7/21/2016 by Theisi from USA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel is a perfect partner.

                      Answered on 7/24/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
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