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from Phoenix, AZ
About Me Skin Care Professional
Comments about CLEAR Regular Strength Acne Travel Kit - Travel Kit:
This is a 3 step system that targets acne breakouts. Initially, the products stung my skin a little. The next morning when I continued the 3 step system by skin appeared dry and irritated but seemed to be clearing up. I felt happy with my purchase and thought I should give it more time, I figured my skin just needed to adjust to this type of strength. Within just days I began to breakout in other areas I typically don't break out at and as the second week approached my breakouts got worse! After two weeks my skin has tripled in acne breakouts to the point where I have to discontinue.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Didn't work for my skin
About Me Minimalist
I really wanted to love this product after all the great reviews. Unfortunately, I couldn't tolerate it. It felt great going on- the cleanser foamed nice and felt good, the bha and treatment felt light and non greasy. I felt really good about my new purchase. But after applying my skin felt slightly burned, irritated, and uncomfortably tight. I have been using AcneFree for 10 years- I do not consider myself to have to sensitive skin- and was just looking for something a little more skin health conscious as I am headed into my 30s. However, something in this product does not mesh with my acne prone combo skin, so I will just have to go back to my old faithful.
(7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)
Paula I Love You
By All aboard the Stress Express
from Cleveland, OH
About Me Beauty Conscious
First off, thank goodness for a cruelty-free product, bravo Paula! Secondly, if anyone's skin is a tough customer, it's mine! Super temperamental and highly prone to stress-breakouts, this product not only healed my troubled skin but was able to maintain such results through the ever dreaded menstrual cycle flare up. The only minor issue I have with the CLEAR system is that I'm slightly dry. I added in the RESIST hydrator twice daily and I'm waiting to see if I get back some of that dewy skin while still maintaining the clarity, however, even though I'm a little dry, I'm not even flaky! Thank you thank you Paula!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Before, 2weeks, then 4 weeks!
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Best for smaller breakouts
By Ashley M
from Jacksonville, FL
This product helped my acne, but just not enough. I did experience dry skin while using this product, but that happens with every acne clearing product I have tried so I wasn't surprised. This did a good job for a while but soon my acne all came right back.. I feel like this is best for people with smaller breakouts. I wouldn't repurchase this but I am giving Paula's Choice another go and trying the extra strength formula. I hope this helps anyone else struggling with acne!
(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
from Los Angeles, CA
I really wanted this product to work because I saw so many good reviews! I have acne prone combination skin and was hoping this would work. It has been 3 weeks and I still have the same amount of acne that I had 3 weeks ago. This product did not work for me.
(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Unfortunately Not Working
from Morgantown, WV
Had been using Proactiv+ for about a year with excellent results, but when it stopped working as well, I went in search of a new skincare system. After doing a ton of research, I found Paula's Choice and absolutely loved the website and the wealth of information it provides. I settled on the Clear Regular Strength Acne because I thought it would help with acne, but also that the exfoliant in the system would help with my KP that's been flaring up lately. Unfortunately, after over two weeks of use, my acne (especially on my cheeks) and KP is considerably worse than when I started. I'm sure they have wonderful products as well, but unfortunately this system did not work for me at all.
from Philadelphia, PA
I've used this for a week now and I've never had acne so bad in a while. A year ago, I purchased this product and for the first few days my face broke out just a little bit. After continuously using it for about a week my face started to clear up. It was almost amazing. This year, however, after using it for a week, my face just keeps breaking out and nothing more. I've actually never had cystic acne in a while but this gave me cystic acne. My face is back to it's horrible acne-filled state and I the sad thing is that I probably can't get a refund.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
I Don't Think it's Working
I don't get it. Are you supposed to experience breakouts after using this product? So far, I've been using it for 3 days and My face seems seems to breaking out, not more than usual but still it's just there not going away. I've actually used this product a year ago and my face did breakout but not as badly as it is right now. It does kind of work on lightening scars, though.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Give this a chance
These products saved my skin. I battled acne for many years and tried all kinds of different treatments but nothing worked like Paula's Choice. It took a little time to find the right balance of products (I also use the Skin Balancing toner, antioxidant serum and a moisturizer) and a few months for my skin to really clear, but I immediately noticed it changing. I've been using Paula's Choice for a couple years now and it has changed my life. Not only does my skin look completely different, it feels completely different. There's not a daily battle trying to find something that works, avoiding people's gaze and my own reflection. It's amazing to feel free to go out without makeup, to swim (which I had mostly given up) and be able to count on my skin being all right. I'm writing this to encourage anyone out there to try these products and give them a chance. Be patient and consistent using them and they can make such a difference. I also wanted to thank the whole Paula's Choice team for their amazing customer service, all the information they provide on skincare (basically a free dermatology degree) and all the wonderful products. Truly grateful every day!
from Campbell, CA
I noticed that I had been breaking out a good amount since I started working out a ton. I couldn't really find much that would help.I bought this trial kit after seeing it on Facebook and I am not kidding you the next day my skin was almost perfect.Not kidding guys...this product took less than 24 hours to help me...So obviously I bought the normal size one and my skin looks great.