Salicylic Acid

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Salicylic Acid

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Salicylic Acid

Overview

Overview

Skin Concerns
· Acne
· Blackheads
· Fatigue/Radiance

What You’ll See On The Ingredient List
Salicylic Acid

Why Your Skin Needs It
If you experience any type of blemishes, from sporadic breakouts to stubborn acne, you need salicylic acid. This beta-hydroxy acid (BHA) stimulates cell turnover and unclogs pores, revealing fresh skin that’s naturally smoother with greater clarity.

The Clinique Expertise
Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel has a potent dose of salicylic acid that helps clear up those stubborn blemishes quickly upon application. It also helps prevent new ones from making an unwelcome appearance.

What Our Clinique Derm Says
“I love salicylic acid and use it all the time. It’s a highly effective and super-gentle chemical exfoliant that whisks away pore-clogging dead skin cells to pave the way for clearer skin,” says Dr. Michelle Henry, a board-certified dermatologist based in New York City.

Top Sellers With Salicylic Acid

Skin School | The Best Foundation For Acne

Want to cover up a breakout, but worried that makeup will make it worse? Clinique Derm Dr. Michelle Henry recommends using a foundation that contains acne-fighting ingredients, like salicylic acid. Learn why.

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The Wink

“Makeup won’t make your breakouts worse, just find the right formula.”

— Clinique Derm Dr. Michelle Henry


The Wink

“Makeup won’t make your breakouts worse, just find the right formula.”

— Clinique Derm Dr. Michelle Henry

Salicylic Acid


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“I have incorporated @clinique Acne Solutions into my daily skincare routine and it has helped to clear the blemishes and unclog the pores.”


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“I have incorporated @clinique Acne Solutions into my daily skincare routine and it has helped to clear the blemishes and unclog the pores.”


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The Clinique Formula: 
Performance, Safety, Science

Clinique launched the first-ever line of dermatologist-developed skin care in 1968. The promise: to deliver effective, safe, clinically proven formulas that create great skin. We avoid using allergens, irritants and ingredients in ways that could potentially harm your skin.

Proven results are from how multiple ingredients are combined using the latest scientific breakthroughs to achieve maximum results without irritation. As science evolves, we continuously re-examine ingredients with our researchers, formulators, clinicians, and guiding board-certified dermatologists.

No parabens. No phthalates. No fragrance. Just happy skin.