3 steps. 3 minutes.
Twice a day.
Clinique’s Dermatologist developed routine is simple, effective, iconic.
It all started with a Vogue beauty editor and a celebrated Dermatologist. Together, they created Clinique, one of the first prestige Dermatologist founded skincare brands. Its cornerstone is 3-Step skincare, a routine scientifically designed to create healthy skin. Like everything Clinique, it’s allergy tested, 100% fragrance free.
3 steps. 3 minutes.
Twice a day.
Clinique’s Dermatologist developed routine is simple, effective, iconic.
It all started with a Vogue beauty editor and a celebrated Dermatologist. Together, they created Clinique, one of the first prestige Dermatologist founded skincare brands. Its cornerstone is 3-Step skincare, a routine scientifically designed to create healthy skin. Like everything Clinique, it’s allergy tested, 100% fragrance free.
Find your skin type.
Just answer one simple question: How does your skin feel at midday without moisturizer?
Tight, uncomfortable, and dry to the touch.
You are Type 1: Very Dry to Dry.
Tight in the cheeks, comfortable in the T-Zone.
You are Type 2: Dry Combination.
Comfortable in the cheeks, oily in the T-Zone.
You are Type 3: Combination Oily.
Oily across your entire face.
You are Type 4: Oily.

Step 1: Cleanse

Liquid Facial Soap’s soft, non-drying lather removes dirt and debris. Formulated with sucrose, it delivers a gentle and thorough clean. Hand-milled bar soap leaves skin clean, comfortable, refreshed.

 

1 fl oz / 30ml Dry Combination
1 fl oz / 30ml Combination Oily to Oily - Travel S
6.7 fl. oz. / 200 ml Very Dry to Dry
13.5 fl. oz. / 400 ml Dry to Dry Combination
13.5 fl. oz. / 400 ml Combination Oily to Oily
Facial Soap, Soft, non-drying lather cleanses gently, thoroughly.
5.2 oz - Dry Combination Skin Types 2
5.2 oz - Combination Oily to Oily Skin Types 3/4

Step 2: Exfoliate

Liquid exfoliator sloughs away pollutants and dead skin cells for instantly glowing skin.
In seconds, see increased radiance and smoother skin. Skin-typed formulas are powered by actives*—like witch hazel, salicylic acid, acetyl glucosamine—for just-right, twice-daily exfoliation.

 

*Specific ingredients vary by skin-typed formula.

Clarifying Lotion 2, Gentle exfoliator sweeps away dulling flakes, excess oil. Preps skin for moisturizer.
2 fl oz / 60ml - Travel Size
6.7 fl. oz./200 ml
13.5 fl. oz./400 ml

Step 3: Moisturize

Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+™ with pure urea and pure glycerin is clinically proven to increase moisture +119% instantly.
Plus, it significantly strengthens skin’s barrier by 21% in just two hours.* Oil-free gel significantly strengthens skin’s barrier by 17% in just two hours.**

*Clinical testing on 21 women. **Clinical testing on 21 women.

Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+™, Clinique’s bestselling face moisturizer. Dermatologist-developed formula helps strengthen skin’s moisture barrier.
.5oz / 15ml Tube - Travel Size
1.7oz / 50ml Tube - TSA Friendly
4.2oz / 125ml with Pump
6.7oz / 200ml with Pump

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