I am going through a bad acne phase since a month. I use Fab India Tea Tree Face Wash and Himalaya Oil Control Lemon Face Wash and I love the cooling sensation they give on my acne and the way it reduces the irritation on my acne. I saw this Clean and Clear Pimple Clearing Face wash at a store and wanted to give this a try. Read on more to find out about this face wash.
About the product:
Effective solution for pimple prone skin. Its effective Salicylic Acid formula deep cleanses pimple causing bacteria and excess oil. Active Botanicals help reduce surface redness and soothe pimples. Leaves skin noticeably clearer.
Squeeze a small amount on wet palm. As you work into a rich lather, gently massage the product all over face, avoiding the eye area. Rinse off thoroughly. Use twice daily for skin that is clean, clear and beautiful. For best results, follow with Clean and Clear active clear speed clearing gel.
Water, sodium laureth sulfate, cocamidopropyl betaine, PEG-80 sorbitan laurate, glycerin, propylene glycol, sodium cocoyl isethionate, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, PEG-150 distearate, PEG-7 glycery cocoate, decyl glucoside, cocamidopropylamine oxide, phenoxyethanol (and) methylparaben (and) ethylparaben (and) butylparaben (and) propylparaben (and) isobutylparaben, salicylic acid, menthyl lactate, fragrance, vanilla butyl ether, butylene glycol (and) water (and) portulaca oleracea extract, propylene glycol (and) water (and) Cedrus atlantica bark extract, citric acid, tetrasodium EDTA, Cl 61570, Cl 47005.
Rs 49 for 40 gms.
My take on Clean &Clear Pimple Clearing Face Wash:
I have never tried any face wash from Clean and Clear, so I can’t compare this pimple clearing face wash with the other face washes from this brand. This face wash comes in a shiny grey inverted packaging with a blue flip-top cap. It is transparent in color and the consistency is appropriate,neither too think nor too runny.
I think it lathers less in comparison to the other face washes I use. As a result, I end up rubbing it on my face longer to produce sufficient lather or I end up using more amount of the product. It cleanses the skin well and removes oil and light make up from the face. However, it does leave stretchy feel to my skin and, applying a moisturizer after using this face wash is must for me. I can see my face glowing after washing it with this face wash. It doesn’t have any weird fragrance, which is a big plus point for me because I have sensitive nose and I end up sneezing for at least half an hour after using face washes with citrus fragrances.
This face wash claims to prevent pimples and pimple marks and I am hugely disappointed with this face wash in relation to this claim. I didn’t notice any reduction in my pimples or pimple marks. This face wash didn’t prevent new break outs on my face and it didn’t slow down the progression of active acne. The active acne on my face continued to grow bigger and redder despite of using this face wash and left pimple marks too, despite its claim to reduce pimple marks.
I have stopped using this face wash for now because of my current acne phase and I might try it again once my acne get over, but as for now I am not at all satisfied with its pimple clearing claim. Although it doesn’t prevent pimples on my skin, I am not sure it would have the same effect on your skin too because we all know that effect of face washes vary from person to person. A flop face wash for one person might be a hit for the other, so if you have always had good experience with Clean and Clear face washes and have oily, acne prone skin you can give it a try.
Pros of Clean&Clear Pimple Clearing Face Wash:
• Leaves the skin clean.
• Removes light make up.
• Gives a glow to the face.
• Removes oil from face and keeps it oil free for 2-4 hours.
• Appropriate consistency.
• Travel-friendly, neat packaging.
• Easily available.
Cons of Clean&Clear Pimple Clearing Face Wash:
• Leaves the skin stretchy. Application of moisturizer is must for me after using it.
• It didn’t prevent break outs on my face.
• It didn’t prevent pimple marks.
• It didn’t prevent progression of active acne on my face.
• Doesn’t lather much.
• Contains too many chemicals.
Will I repurchase Clean&Clear Pimple Clearing Face Wash:
No. I will not.
Do I recommend Clean n Clear Pimple Clearing Face Wash:
Only if you have had very good experiences with Clean and clear Face washes in the past and have acne prone skin. The effect of face washes vary from person to person, so it might work for you even if it didn’t for me.
Have a nice day!
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