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CLEAN & CLEAR® ADVANTAGE® Acne Spot Treatment

CLEAN & CLEAR® ADVANTAGE® Acne Spot Treatment

Shown to reduce pimples
in just 4 hours.

  • The second you put it on, the powerful gel with breakthrough technology starts
    to dissolve surface oil on the skin.
  • With oil out of the way the clinically proven acne medicine can then penetrate pores.
  • The medication starts to clear pimples immediately, with maximum strength
    2% Salicylic acid.
  • Pimples are reduced in size, swelling and redness, and the formula won’t
    over-dry your skin.
  • Voila! Pimple looks better. Now get out there and have some fun!

Skin Type Oily, Normal, Combination

Overall rating

1 2 3 4 5 3.84 / 5

Rating breakdown

116 Reviews

Directions

Because this is a medicine, it’s super important to start with clean skin.

So wash your face then apply a thin layer over your face. You can do this up to 3 times a day.

If your skin starts to dry out or peel, reduce your use to once a day.

Reviews

Overall rating

1 2 3 4 5 3.84 / 5

Rating breakdown

116 Reviews
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116 reviews 81 out of 116 (70%) recommend this product Write a review

Average Ratings

Overall
1 2 3 4 5
3.8
Rating: 
1 2 3 4 5
Submission Date: 
2 days 6 hours ago
1 / 5

red pimples

Submission Date: 
2 days 6 hours ago
Review Text: 
I bought this product thinking it would remove my pimples but instead it left them redder and burned to the point that it would leave a scar. Very disappointed!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Client Responses: 
Response from Johnson and Johnson, CLEAN & CLEAR®, Consumer Care 11 hours 6 min ago
Thank you for your review, Laura. We are sorry to hear about your experience. We would like to speak with you to gather more information since this is not typical. Please call our consumer care center at 1-877-754-6411 between Mon-Fri 8AM-8PM EST. We look forward to hearing from you. Thank you!
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1 2 3 4 5
Submission Date: 
1 week 2 days ago
1 / 5

Skin burning, itching and swelling

Submission Date: 
1 week 2 days ago
Review Text: 
I brought this product and applied it once a day as directed. It didn't help but just made things worse. Caused burning and itching to the pimple. So i decided not to apply it to the pimple. As for previous dark spots, I also applied as directed but didn't help at all beside making the skin come off.
Client Responses: 
Response from Johnson and Johnson, CLEAN&CLEAR®, Consumer Care 1 week 17 hours ago
We are very sorry to hear about your experience, Rano. This is not typical of our product and we would like to learn more about what happened. Please call our Consumer Care Center at 1-877-754-6411. Our specialists are available Monday-Friday 8AM-8PM EDT. We hope to hear from you.
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1 2 3 4 5
Submission Date: 
1 week 4 days ago
1 / 5

Do not buy

Submission Date: 
1 week 4 days ago
Review Text: 
After one application on my pimples it left my skin dry , burning , irritated , and red. Though it did magically remove some very small pimples on my face, it left the rest red and burning. While applying this product I had a burning sensation on my face which I thought was normal .... It's not. The pimples did not go away. I have acne scaring and parts of my face are dry and cracking. I don't recommend this product . Use it at caution.
Client Responses: 
Response from Johnson and Johnson, CLEAN & CLEAR® , Consumer Care 1 week 4 days ago
Thank you for your review, Ness. We are sorry to hear about your experience. We would like to speak with you to gather more information since this is not typical. Please call our consumer care center at 1-877-754-6411 between Mon-Fri 8AM-8PM EST. We look forward to hearing from you. Thank you!
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1 2 3 4 5
Submission Date: 
2 weeks 4 days ago
3 / 5

This product sometimes works and sometimes doesn't

Submission Date: 
2 weeks 4 days ago
Review Text: 
I have been using it for the past two years and all it has been doing is clearing up and coming back again,
Client Responses: 
Response from Johnson and Johnson, Clean & Clear®, Consumer Care Center 2 weeks 3 days ago
Thank you for your review, Nina2312. We would like to speak with you to gather more information about your experience. Please call our consumer care center at 1-877-754-6411 between Mon-Fri 8AM-8PM EST. We look forward to hearing from you. Thank you!
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1 2 3 4 5
Submission Date: 
3 weeks 4 days ago
5 / 5

amazing

Submission Date: 
3 weeks 4 days ago
Review Text: 
I generally love this product to the core. To be honest I hardly get acne, but when I do, I make sure I grab this product. I know its bad to pop pimples but I pop them anyway. After I will pop them I will apply the treatment and the next day it will disappear. Its amazing. I always make sure I apply the treatment before I go to bed and after I wash my face so throughout the night it will work its magic. I highly recommend this product.
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Submission Date: 
4 weeks 6 hours ago
5 / 5

zit smaller in 2 hours.

Submission Date: 
4 weeks 6 hours ago
Review Text: 
I have a zit on my chin that developed for 5 days and would not come to a head. I so desperately wanted to pop it and make it go away as it is quite an eye sore. But with no head and no way to get rid of it I bought this stuff as a last stitch effort. Wow did it start fast. Stung a little for a minute or so but within 2 hours the zit was smaller with less defined edges and not nearly as red. hopefully in a day or so I can feel like I'm able to talk in public without people staring at this zit that was the size of my finger nail. (not exagerating) :(
Client Responses: 
Response from Johnson and Johnson, CLEAN & CLEAR®, Consumer Care 3 weeks 6 days ago
Hello. Thanks for reviewing our product. We'd like to speak with you to learn more about your experience. Please call our Consumer Care Center at 1-877-754-6411. Our care specialists are available Monday through Friday 8am to 8pm EDT. We look forward to speaking with you.
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Submission Date: 
1 month 5 days ago
1 / 5

Not the Best Product

Submission Date: 
1 month 5 days ago
Review Text: 
I don't like this spot treatment at all. I would put it on the spots and the next day they would be bright red and dry. Also there were more zits starting after I used the product. DONT RECOMMEND THIS AT ALL.
Client Responses: 
Response from Johnson and Johnson, CLEAN & CLEAR®, Consumer Care 1 month 4 days ago
We are so sorry that you had this experience with our product. This is not typical and we want to learn more about what happened. Please call us at 1-877-754-6411, we're open Monday through Friday, 8 AM-8 PM EDT. We hope to hear from you soon.
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Submission Date: 
1 month 1 week ago
1 / 5

Dries out skin

Submission Date: 
1 month 1 week ago
Review Text: 
This spot treatment claims it doesn't over dry skin but that wasn't the case for me. I have oily, acne-prone skin and decided to try out this product again (I used it a few years ago when I had combination skin and it made my skin extremely dry) and it gave me dry patches on my face. It did clear up my skin a little but I won't be trying any more Clean and Clear products.
Client Responses: 
Response from Johnson and Johnson, , Clean & Clear 1 month 6 days ago
Hey Kait! Thank you for your review. We would like to collect some additional information about your experience with our product. If you could, please call our consumer care center at 1-877-754-6411 M-F 8am- 8pm EDT. Thank you!
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Ingredients

Active Ingredients: 
Salicylic Acid (2%)
Inactive Ingredients: 
Water
SD Alcohol 40-B
Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water
Polyacrylamide
Glycerin
C13-14 Isoparaffin
Cyclopentasiloxane
C12-15 Alkyl Lactate
Alcohol
Laureth-7
Phenoxyethanol
Cetyl Lactate
PPG-2 Isoceteth-20 Acetate
Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate
Polysorbate 20
Phenethyl Dimethicone
Fragrance
Dehydroxanthan Gum
Propylene Glycol
Benzalkonium Chloride
Ammonium Hydroxide
Tetrasodium EDTA
Butylene Glycol
Capryloyl Glycine
Sarcosine
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Extract
Cedrus Atlantica Bark Extract
Portulaca Oleracea Extract

Warnings:
For external use only.
When using this product
- Skin irritation and dryness is more likely to occur if you use another topical acne medication at the same time. If irritation occurs, only use one topical acne medication at a time.
- Rinse right away with water if it gets in eyes.

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