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Skin Care Review: Clinique Acne Solutions 3-step

by Leigh Smith

Adverse Effects


burned my face and caused severe drying.

I'm 29 years old and did not have a problem with Acne until 2 years ago when I had my baby. Now, I suffer from Adult Acne. I was an avid Clinique 3 step user for several years but it wasn't doing the job for me so I went back to the counter and the "Acne Solutions" line was suggested to me. The girl at the counter told me that it was supposed to be Clinique's answer to Proactiv, only this was much much milder.

I used this product two times. Before bed, I washed my face, used the toner and the moisturizer. When I woke up the next morning, my face was a little red, but I thought it was from where I had been sleeping. I used the product again, as directed and it burned my face so bad, I had to use cool rags to soothe it. Obviously I did not use the toner! When I got to work about two hours later, people were asking me if I was okay. My face was beet red! I looked seriously sunburned and was in actual pain. After about three days of this, my face got a little better colorwise, but started to crack and peel. It took almost two weeks to get back to a point where i could wear make-up.

I do not recommend that anyone use this product, unless of course you have skin of steel!

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$30.00 apx.

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