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Clarifying Exfoliating Cleanser Exfoliating face cream

Clarifying Exfoliating Cleanser is rated 2.6 out of 5 by 14.
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Dual-action chemical and mechanical exfoliating cream effectively purifies while removing surface dead skin cells to refine texture, brighten skin, and clear acne blemishes

skin types

Dry
Normal
Oily
Combination

skin condition

Discolorations
Acne
Aging

$34.00

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Product Details

Clarifying Exfoliating Cleanser is a dual-action exfoliating cream formulated with a 7% concentration combining salicylic, glycolic, and lactic acids and exfoliating pumice beads to efficiently remove dead skin cells, while purifying and clarifying skin. This gentle exfoliating cleanser dissolves pore congestion, smooths skin texture, and promotes skin clarity, effectively priming skin for at-home cosmeceutical use.

  • Dual-action mechanical and chemical exfoliating agents brighten skin and clear acne blemishes.
  • Clarifies the skin and smooths out rough texture.
  • Paraben-, sulfate-, soap-, fragrance-, dye- and alcohol-free.
  • Suitable for dry, normal, oily, or combination skin prone to breakouts.

How To Use

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Once daily, gently massage a small amount of this exfoliating cream onto a wet face and neck with light circular motion. Rinse thoroughly with warm water and pat dry. If using in the morning, follow with a SkinCeuticals vitamin C serum and sunscreen. If using in the evening, following with a SkinCeuticals corrective product or moisturizer.

Key Ingredients

  • Salicylic acid
  • Glycolic acid
  • Lactic acid
  • Pumice

Extracted from the bark of willow trees, this beta-hydroxy acid unclogs pores while removing excess sebum and dead skin cells.

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aqua / water / eau, propylene glycol, behenyl betaine, triethanolamine, glycolic acid, salicylic acid, lactic acid, pumice, sodium chloride, phenoxyethanol, peg-100 stearate, zinc pca, glyceryl stearate, disodium edta, sodium benzoate

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Reviews

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Loved the original version I was so devastated by the fact that the original clarifying cleanser was replaced. It was the best cleanser I have ever used for many many years. No other medical cleansers, otc cleansers, high-end cleansers could compare to the original clarifying cleanser. Please bring back the original formula if you truly care about your all-time loyal customers.
Date published: 2019-03-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not perfect but helps clear pores PROS FOR ME.. Wow actually partially cleared my blackheads that have been on my nose FOREVS. Helps keep my face clear from acne. Cons for me... it doesn’t foam or feel like it’s cleaning so I end up using a bit more. I can’t use it with my Clarisonic facial brush cause it is too exfoliating. I’ve had Clarifying Exfoliating Cleanser for 2 months now. If ya want something that foams.. Replenishing Cleanser I like that one I use with my Clarisonic. My skin is a little oily, acne prone, and discolored.. and I am getting Teen Acne Laser treatments.
Date published: 2019-03-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Doesn't Live Up to the Original Formula It's hard to judge this product on its own merit when it's replacing a product ("Clarifying Cleanser") that was vastly superior to this one. The "Clarifying Exfoliating Cleanser" is a good product (keeps my adult acne at bay), but the original "Clarifying Cleanser" was one of the best products I had ever used in my life. I used it for years, and it completely retextured my skin and returned me to the flawless complexion I had in my teens (I'm in my mid-30s now). The "Clarifying Exfoliating Cleanser" is much gentler than the original "Clarifying Cleanser," and as a result, it's less potent in its skin-clearing and skin-retexturing power.
Date published: 2019-02-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not as good as the original At first I thought the clarifying cleanser just got a new name and new packaging, but I was so devastated to find that the actual product is not the same. It’s just not as good as the original. it feels and smells differently, and unfortunately, it isn’t the holy grail product the original was.
Date published: 2019-02-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from New smell is awful I have used this product and loved it for many years. Even the new product without the micro beads is acceptable however the smell is awful. Please bring back the “clean” smell and not the smell of rotting syrup, as this one smells like.
Date published: 2019-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great cleanser! This is such a great product! I am not using it as an everyday cleanser because I dont have acne. I use it for prevention two or three times a week. It is a great exfoliator and very efficient. My skin got much better after I started to use this one. I think it is much better than other exfoliators with granules.
Date published: 2018-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very effective cleanser My dermatologist suggested this and I’m SO glad she did. I use a lot of different products from Skinceuticals and generally find them to be very effective. I started using the Lactic Acid cleanser about a year ago and it was great, but then I think my skin got used to it. This cleanser is amazing!!! It is exactly what my skin needed and I’m already seeing acne clearing and marks fading and just general healing going on. I never used the old formula that a lot of reviews reference so I can’t compare, but I love this. It doesn’t smell fragrant but it doesn’t smell bad. I think the smell is totally fine if it’s working like this!
Date published: 2018-12-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not as good as the old formula This product still gets my face fairly clean but I miss the old formula! I've used this cleanser for at least the last 5 years and it has been a huge part of clearing up my hormonal acne. The new formula does not get my face as soft or keep is as clear as the old one. I also hate the smell of the new one and feel like I am washing my face with syrup. Please bring back the old formula!!
Date published: 2018-11-13
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