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Anti-Blemish Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel

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July 10, 2014
Anti-Blemish Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel

A 4-in-1 gel formula which helps treat and prevents future breakouts, as well as exfoliating dead skin cells to help unclog pores, whilst also reducing surface oil

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anti- blemish bye bye blemishes!
clinique ant-blemish solution clinical clearig gel.its a daily treatment gel which starts clearing blemishes upon applicationand helps curb new blemishes frm forming.my mum she was battlig with blemishes 4 three yrs until i saw anti-blemish reviews.i bought it,with in 3weeks lemishes where goe its like she never had any blemishes wow.i was happy.clinique is 1 of best product in the country, ive seen it,use clinique blemish and after weeks ull look u never had blemishes o yr face!!!!
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Clinique Anti Blemish Solution Review – Clinical Clearing Gel
I had the pleasure to review the clinical clearing gel action product in the Clinique anti blemish solution range.

I have to admit, I am normally sceptical when it comes to anti-blemish or any product that promises even tone or clearer skin because I have wasted money so many times as I haven’t found a product that works properly. However, the Clinique clinical clearing gel worked to an extent, actually better than most products I used.

Upon applying a layer over my face, the gel would tighten my face like a mask & it gives off an alcohol smell, then after 15 min, that tighten feeling softens and my skin feels soft and “happy” and it looked clearer and much better. I noticed that after a few days, I would not get any new pimples as I would normally get. The occasional one or two I got while using this product would disappear after three days where it would normally disappear after a week or a week and a half.

I am very happy with this product, as I said, it made my skin soft and clear. I am sure if it wasn’t for my old blemishes, it would have been soft and smooth. But who knows? Maybe if I purchased the entire 3 step system, the results would be much better. I will definitely recommend this product and I am definitely considering in buying the Clinique Clinical Anti-Blemish Solutions 3-step System.
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Clinique Anti Blemish Solutions - Clearing Gel

Though I am, and always have been, a great fan of Clinique, it's not often that I'm impressed by a product - enough to want to buy more in that range for myself!

Watch my video review for more detail...
Owner's reply July 15, 2014

here's the link to my video review... http://www.beautybulletin.com/videos/face-and-body/review-of-clinique-anti-blemish-clearing-gel

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Clinique Anti Blemish Gel
What Clinique says
“Results as good as a leading topical prescription in clearing blemishes. Our daily treatment gel starts clearing blemishes upon application. Helps prevent new ones from making an unwelcome appearance. Make visibly clearer skin a way of life.”
• Skin Types: All Skin types
• Benefits: Treats Blemishes
• Concern: Blemishes
RSP: R210 (15ml), R315 (30ml)

My Review

Packaging: The gel comes in a green/mint bottle with a white cap. The bottle has a small opening that allows you to squeeze out a pea-sized amount of product suitable to dab on blemishes.

I had the pleasure of being chosen to review the Clinique Anti-Blemish Solution Clinical Clearing Gel.
I have been using the Clinique product for 3 weeks now, and I have been documenting my thoughts about this product.
Although I'm fortunate enough to not have seriously spotty skin, I do suffer from hormonal breakouts and acne blemishes when I'm a) tired b) stressed c) slept with makeup or when it’s that time of the month.

In the first week of using the product, I noticed that my blemishes would be less red and inflamed, but they still were popping up all over my cheeks. In the second week I continued applying all over my cheeks on old blemishes or new ones that would feel like rearing their ugly heads at me. This gel would prevent them from forming, while calming the ones that were already there.

Today marks the third week of using the product, and it dries up the blemishes/acne and that actually helps coz that means I am not tempted to squeeze the life out of the zits, leading to less scarring! WIN!!!

I find the gel texture isn’t sticky at all and perfect for applying under makeup which is exactly what I look for in a spot treatment, especially as during the day I would like it to be treated but also covered. On the skin it feels cooling but does not sting or irritate my skin and shouldn't as it has been allergy tested as well as being fragrance free.
I am somewhat put off by the nasty alcohol smell that you get when you use the gel, I'm glad that it does not linger. As soon as the gel is dry, you cannot smell the alcohol anymore.

Did the product work for me? Absolutely! Would I recommend it to friends and family with similar issue? Most definitely


Pros:- The small opening which gives you the perfect product
- The perfectly sized bottle, that I can fit into my makeup bag
- The fast action of the gel to dry out blemishes
-Although it seems pricey and the bottle small, a little goes a long way



Cons: - The pungent alcohol smell.
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Wonder in A Bottle

What Clinique says
“Results as good as a leading topical prescription in clearing blemishes. Our daily treatment gel starts clearing blemishes upon application. Helps prevent new ones from making an unwelcome appearance. Make visibly clearer skin a way of life.”
• Skin Types: All Skin types
• Benefits: Treats Blemishes
• Concern: Blemishes
RSP: R210 (15ml), R315 (30ml)

My Review

Packaging: The gel comes in a green/mint bottle with a white cap. The bottle has a small opening that allows you to squeeze out a pea-sized amount of product suitable to dab on blemishes.

I had the pleasure of being chosen to review the Clinique Anti-Blemish Solution Clinical Clearing Gel.
I have been using the Clinique product for 3 weeks now, and I have been documenting my thoughts about this product.
Although I'm fortunate enough to not have seriously spotty skin, I do suffer from hormonal breakouts and acne blemishes when I'm a) tired b) stressed c) slept with makeup or when it’s that time of the month.

In the first week of using the product, I noticed that my blemishes would be less red and inflamed, but they still were popping up all over my cheeks. In the second week I continued applying all over my cheeks on old blemishes or new ones that would feel like rearing their ugly heads at me. This gel would prevent them from forming, while calming the ones that were already there.

Today marks the third week of using the product, and it dries up the blemishes/acne and that actually helps coz that means I am not tempted to squeeze the life out of the zits, leading to less scarring! WIN!!!

I find the gel texture isn’t sticky at all and perfect for applying under makeup which is exactly what I look for in a spot treatment, especially as during the day I would like it to be treated but also covered. On the skin it feels cooling but does not sting or irritate my skin and shouldn't as it has been allergy tested as well as being fragrance free.
I am somewhat put off by the nasty alcohol smell that you get when you use the gel, I'm glad that it does not linger. As soon as the gel is dry, you cannot smell the alcohol anymore.

Did the product work for me? Absolutely! Would I recommend it to friends and family with similar issue? Most definitely


Pros:- The small opening which gives you the perfect product
- The perfectly sized bottle, that I can fit into my makeup bag
- The fast action of the gel to dry out blemishes
-Although it seems pricey and the bottle small, a little goes a long way



Cons: - The pungent alcohol smell.
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You wont be disapoointed
What Clinique says
“Results as good as a leading topical prescription in clearing blemishes. Our daily treatment gel starts clearing blemishes upon application. Helps prevent new ones from making an unwelcome appearance. Make visibly clearer skin a way of life.”
• Skin Types: All Skin types
• Benefits: Treats Blemishes
• Concern: Blemishes
RSP: R210 (15ml), R315 (30ml)

My Review

Packaging: The gel comes in a green/mint bottle with a white cap. The bottle has a small opening that allows you to squeeze out a pea-sized amount of product suitable to dab on blemishes.

I had the pleasure of being chosen as part of the 30 women to review this product. (Please note that I've been documenting my thoughts over the 3-week time that I've been using this product)


I have been using the Clinique product for over two weeks now, this is the third week of me using it and preparing to write my final review about the product.
Although I'm fortunate enough to not have seriously spotty skin, I do suffer from hormonal breakouts and acne blemishes when I'm a) tired b) stressed c) slept with makeup or when it’s that time of the month.

When I first received the product I thought I would run through the whole bottle in the 3 weeks that I got to use it. And boy was I wrong....
The clearing gel is clear with a very strong alcohol smell, I'm guessing that's the Salicylic Acid?
I find the gel texture isn’t sticky at all and perfect for applying under makeup which is exactly what I look for in a spot treatment, especially as during the day I would like to be treated but also covered. On the skin it feels cooling but does not sting or irritate my skin and shouldn't as it has been allergy tested as well as being fragrance free.

In the first week of using it, I noticed that my spots would be less red and less inflammed after using the clearing gel, but I would still breakout. I used this mostly on my cheeks, as that is where I breakout mostly. The Clinique anti-blemish clearing gel would dry out the whiteheads and therefor I wouldn't have the urge to squeeze them which would in turn leave nasty marks on my face.

I continued using the gel into my second week, both morning and night and I would see less and less spots. The ones that were there were less painful and red. Win!

Today (11th July) marks the end of the third week that Ive used the gel and now I need only spot apply and not have it all over my cheeks...

Did it work for me? Absolutely! Would I recommend it to someone else to try? Why the hell not?


Pros:- The small opening that gives the right amount of product
- The fast action work
-It may seem like a small bottle but a little goes a long way


Cons: -The alcohol smell
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Anti Blemish Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel
(Updated: July 11, 2014)
I was super excited when BB said this product was the new best thing on the market. I had a really bad breakout of an allergic reaction. Initially this product dried out the marks that appeared. My that time of the month break outs were also way less than normally. The existing blemishes didn't really have any change in color.

My bottle is now in half and i do not know if i would buy a new one. It is also pretty expensive if you are living on a tight budget.

Good to remove current blemishes, to remove past blemish marks no.

BUY NOW: http://www.clinique.co.za/product/1672/29793/Skincare/Acne/Treatment-Specialists/NEW-Anti-Blemish-Solutions-Clinical-Clearing-Gel/index.tmpl
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No More Blemishes
After having tried countless creams to remove my acne scars around my T zone, I was given the opportunity to try Clinique anti blemish solutions clearing gel which worked like a charm. After 2 weeks of continuous use I found my scars were becoming lighter. I wouldnt say that they disappeared altogether but have definitely lightened and im sure with a little more use it will dissappear.

I now feel more confident now that I don't have to apply huge amounts of concealer to cover up.

CONS: the stong smell of alcohol upon application
Thanks bb gor the opportunity to review this product.
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Win the battle against blemishes
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Blemishes are the bane of ones existance and unfortunately its something that the majority of us have to encounter no matter how old you are.It could be hormonal, due to a bad cleansing routine, environmental factors, or due to bad eating habits and for some stress is also a factor.Whatever the reason we all share the common feeling of having our confidence diminished the minute we see that blemish rearing its ugly head.And that feeling of desperation causes us to try everything in sight hoping each time that the product will work only to be let down each and everytime.I know I've taken antibiotics ,prescription treatments amongst many that were far too harsh for my sensitive skin and only aggravated the problem further.I even tried dabbing spots with toothpaste!I am blighted by hormonal outbreaks.Since these aren’t really related to products, lifestyle or diet, it’s so iritating to know they will arrive like clockwork every month, and undo all my good skincare regime.Clinique is synonymous with exceptionally high quality products that are also allergy free and I'm so lucky to have received the new Anti Blemish Solution Clearing Gel from Clinique.This product aims to target problems with a 4-in-1 clearing complex, combining exfoliating and anti-blemish agents with sebum-controlling and anti-irritant ingredients.So does this clearing Gel work?Absolutely! It is one of those products that requires a few weeks of daily application to really reap the rewards.Instructions say apply to entire face but I applied the gel directly on the blemish.It takes the sting out of certain blemishes and can help control redness by calming those fiery blemishes as well as reducing excess oil and minimises the size of the blemish safely!
It's such an effective clearing gel and really does help to reduce any swelling or inflammation surrounding those lurking blemishes.But how is it effective?Its packed with the best blemish fighting ingredients such as salicylic acid to help unclog pores and decongest,Laminaria Saccharina to help balance oil production and Sea Whip Extract to help calm,soothe and to reduce redness.So no more dark days this product is a winner in my eyes
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Clinique's Anti Blemish Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel
After using this product for a month, I must confess I'm a bit disappointed that I didn't see more dramatic results.
I still got pimples, and for a while I thought it was worse than before I started using the product. However, I think the product might be responsible for the pimples appearing worse while in the process of removing impurities (which is why I still got pimples). So, it appears as if "it gets worse before it gets better", but it's actually causing your skin to become blemish-free from the inside out. Almost like it's actually flushing out the "nasties".
I noticed that the directions on the bottle states "spot-apply if you are using another leave-on blemish treatment", which suggests to me that it should be used in conjunction with you current blemish treatment, whatever that may be. In my case, I use a tea tree oil touch stick. Does that imply that the product only works optimally when used together with other anti-blemish products? Perhaps.
With prolonged use, I am sure it will make a difference.
I will continue to use it until the bottle is empty - who knows, perhaps I'm being too hasty or impatient. Maybe the whole idea is that the product works best when used daily over a prolonged period of time.
As we all know, there are no "quick fixes" for healthy skin.
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Clinique Anti Blemish Gel
So once again I decided to leave my review until the very last few days to be able to provide feedback on whether the Clinique Anti-Blemish Solutions Gel really did deliver. I am so glad I did, as having waited it turned what would have been a negative review into a positive one. It has been 1 month of diligently using the product every day and night and I must say I am very thrilled with the results.

The gel comes in a plastic bottle with twist off lid and is available in 15ml and 30ml sizes. It is quite pricey but considering it is of clinical strength, it is far more convenient to get this over the counter than get a dermatologists prescription for another product. That said, I haven't even used a third of the bottle yet either. It is very light textured, smoothes on easily and is rapidly absorbed. A faint alcohol smell lingers around for a while after use which is fine considering you get a strong whiff when you first open the bottle giving the impression it will be harsh on your skin. You are left with skin that has refined pores and a slight stinging sensation. It took the full month for the pimples I had previously to disappear and the great thing is that they did not leave any of their tell tale trademark scars behind this time. I am also glad to report that there are no new blemishes lurking under the surface, waiting to erupt.

Will continue with this until the tube is finished in another 2 months or so to see whether it continues to deliver consistent results with continued use.
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Great for prevention AND cure!
Luckily, I no longer have the absolutely awful breakouts and acne I had as a teenager, but I still get breakouts as a result of stress and hormonal fluctuations, so I was excited to see if this product could help.
The first thing you will notice when applying this product is it contains A LOT of alcohol. It evaporates quite quickly, so you have to apply the product in sections to work it in before it dries. Obviously, because of the alcohol, it will dry your skin out (which, if you have pimples, you want it to do) so it's important to follow up with a good non-oily moisturiser afterwards.
In the month I've been using this product, the number of breakouts I've had has been less than normal. Breakouts have also been less severe, and heal a lot quicker. When a pimple does sneak through (curse you, hormones!), applying this gel to it twice a day stopped it from getting big and minimized post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation. I also noticed that the small under-the-skin bumps I usually have on my forehead are less obvious.
Overall, I would recommend giving this product a try if you are having a problem with breakouts!
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anti-blemish solutions clinical clearing gel
i received the clinique anti-blemish solutions clinical clearing gel to review from beauty bulletin.I was so excited to have been given this opportunity because i have heard so much about how good clinique products are and i am glad to say that it is all true.despite the small size of the product it is worth the price.
appearance:before application the gel is clear and has an alcohol smell but dont worry it does not harm the skin.
directions of use: you have to apply a thin layer to your entire face twice daily after cleansing.

after applying it for the first time my once really oily skin became smooth with a matt finish that lasted the whole day which was so amazing because compared to the other products i have used my skin went back to being oily within a couple hours.i noticed a difference within a day my pimples started going down and the marks i had became more lighter.after about two weeks i finally had clear skin!! i was so happy because i never believed i would have good skin after giving up from having perfect skin as a teen.i would recommend this to all teen girl with acne problems and to all ladies still suffering with acne prone skin. thank you so much beauty bulletin for giving me this opportunity to review this product. :)
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NOT QUITE SOLD
I was absolutely ecstatic when I received this product to review through Beauty Bulletin. I have always wanted to try Clinique as they have various products for correcting dark marks and I have been extremely self conscious of the appearance of my facial skin (especially as I am not big on wearing full make-up everyday).

I have used the product for 3 weeks, day and night as directed. I was hoping that it would clear up my uneven skin tone a bit, however it is with great disappointment that I have to say I do not see the results I wished or thought I would. The one thing that this product did do was get rid of spots at they appear, which I do not have a great problem with but it helped.

I found the product to be a bit harsh on the skin and also the smell of the product very overpowering, indicative of its harshness. This did however start improving by week three as I found it less of a burning sensation when applying same. I was very surprised however that despite its harsh appearance it did not dry out my already dry skin even more - that was good.

Perhaps using this product together with other Clinique products will yield better results faster.

The verdict - bit disappointed, but happy I got the chance to try the product. Not sure if I am willing to pay the cost of the product to try again and hope results will improve with more continuous use - three weeks of using the product has not sold me on going out and buying it.
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Clinique Anti-Blemish Solution Clinical Clearing Gel
They say first impressions last and just by judging the packaging of this solution, it is slick and classy, enticing me to buy. The strong alcohol smell it gave off as I opened the twist top, plastic bottle really put me off making me doubt its effectiveness. It made me think this was going to leave my skin stripped of all moisture, dry and susceptible to more breakouts.

Fortunately from the first day I used it, as an all over treatment twice a day, it prevented my overactive glands from secreting as much sebum as it usually does and the pus deep in my skin from turning into cystic acne. After 2 weeks of continuous use, I am happy to report that my pimples are all under control and do not flare up if they do reach the surface, skin is far less shiny and pores not so prominent. I do get the occasional breakout and oil is still definitely there but the operative word is that it is all under "control". If you are an acne sufferer acne will continue to be there waiting for an opportunity to blemish your looks so have to stop it in its place.

Overall, I am reasonably impressed by the results I received from this product. I would recommend it to those who have a serious problem controlling acne and can afford to fork out a significant amount of money.
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