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ESSENTIALS Deep Cleaning Toner for Sensitive Skin

ESSENTIALS Deep Cleaning Toner for Sensitive Skin

Second Chance to Clean Your Skin

CLEAN & CLEAR®ESSENTIALS Deep Cleaning Toner for Sensitive Skin contains salicylic acid acne-fighting medication that treats and helps prevent pimples.

Skin Type: Sensitive Skin

Overall rating

1 2 3 4 5 4.20 / 5

Rating breakdown

30 Reviews

Directions

The second most important step in cleaning your skin is to go after any dirt left hiding in your pores.

And here's how you do it:

Soak a cotton ball or pad with some astringent and wipe it over your face.

The T-Zone area is where oil usually hangs out, so give that a good once-over.

Because this product can dry out your skin take it slow and use just once a day.

If all goes well, gradually increase to 2-3 times a day if needed or recommended by your doctor.

Reviews

Overall rating

1 2 3 4 5 4.20 / 5

Rating breakdown

30 Reviews
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4.2
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1 2 3 4 5
Submission Date: 
15 hours 41 min ago
1 / 5

Not so great

Submission Date: 
15 hours 41 min ago
Review Text: 
I've been using this for over the past week now and it just made my breakouts worse. I've been taking pictures every few days to see the progress, but there isn't any. My acne has increased since I've been using this, and afterwards it stings and causes areas below my eye and on my cheek to be very dry.
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Response from Johnson and Johnson, CLEAN & CLEAR, Consumer Care 1 hour 49 min ago
Hello and thank you for taking the time to review this CLEAN & CLEAR product. We're sorry to hear about your experience with our product and we'd like to learn a little bit more about your experience. Please give us a call at 1-877-754-6411 between the hours of 8am-8pm ET Monday through Friday. We look forward to chatting with you.
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1 2 3 4 5
Submission Date: 
2 weeks 2 days ago
1 / 5

Never will I ever use this again

Submission Date: 
2 weeks 2 days ago
Review Text: 
I have never ever had a problem with any product on my skin as I have a combination skin type and not much bothers my skin. But I have been getting spots of acne in the past few months so I started using the Acne Free kit that I picked up at cvs. It works great and I swear by it, but I ran out of the step 2 toner that come with the kit, so I picked up this product and for the first day it was alright. However, after the second day it began burning and irritating my skin and drying it out to the point of hurting. My skin has never been overly dry until using this product. I stopped using it about 2 days ago and my skin is still recovering even after puting moisturizer on almost every hour. I would never recommend this product to anyone because of the damage it has caused to my nice skin. Highly disappointed.
Client Responses: 
Response from Johnson and Johnson, CLEAN & CLEAR®, Consumer Care 2 weeks 1 day ago
Hi Emily. We'd like to speak with you to learn more about your experience with our product. 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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1 2 3 4 5
Submission Date: 
1 month 1 week ago
5 / 5

Affordable great product!

Submission Date: 
1 month 1 week ago
Review Text: 
I tried this 2 months ago and it's one of the best beauty products I've used, not only it controls oil but it removes makeup and everything that's been hiding under your skin. Overall great product 10/10!
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Submission Date: 
4 months 5 days ago
4 / 5

Great product!

Submission Date: 
4 months 5 days ago
Review Text: 
I love this product! It's amazing for getting rid of pimples that I already have and ones that I may get in the future! The only down side to this product is in the winter it makes my skin dry in areas! Overall, however, it is a great product and I plan to keep using it!
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Response from Johnson and Johnson, CLEAN & CLEAR®, Consumer Care 4 months 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. Have a great day!
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Submission Date: 
5 months 2 days ago
2 / 5

Terrible

Submission Date: 
5 months 2 days ago
Review Text: 
I got this on a whim since it was cheap and clean and clear stuff usually works for me but it turned out really bad!! It didn't really cause acne, but it stung and made acne red and irritated. Also caused a dry, irritated spot right under my nose. I never used it again.
Client Responses: 
Response from Johnson and Johnson, CLEAN & CLEAR®, Consumer Care 5 months 2 days ago
Hello. We're so sorry to hear that you had this experience. This is not something that's typical and we'd like to speak with you to learn more. Pleas call our Consumer Care Center at 1-877-754-6411. Our care specialists are available Monday through Friday 8am to 8pm EST. We look forward to speaking with you.
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Submission Date: 
8 months 3 weeks ago
1 / 5

Not a fan

Submission Date: 
8 months 3 weeks ago
Review Text: 
I started using this one instead of the pink one because the store was out of the pink one. I am seriously breaking out like I'm 13. I don't know why or what is different (I don't know much about the ingredients of skin care products), but it is awful! I have always used the pink astringent in the morning and at night as a face cleaner/make-up remover (it burns, but works FANTASTIC) and have never had any problems. I will be switching back to the other very quickly!
Client Responses: 
Response from Johnson and Johnson, Clean & Clear®, Consumer Care 8 months 3 weeks ago
We are sorry to hear about your experience with our products. This is definitely not typical of our products and we would like to gather some additional information about your experience. Please call our Consumer Care Center at 1-877-754-6411. Our specialists are available Monday-Friday 8AM-8PM EST.
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Submission Date: 
8 months 4 weeks ago
5 / 5

Saved my skin!

Submission Date: 
8 months 4 weeks ago
Review Text: 
I stopped using proactiv after using it for 10 years because 1. It wasn't working anymore and 2. I didn't want to pay for something that wasn't working! Anyways, I switched over to clean & clear because my skin went crazy from stopping proactiv. It seriously saved my skin. I started using the black head eraser scrub and when I added this toner into my regimen, my skin completely cleared up. I have cystic acne and this got rid of it all. It didn't dry my skin out at all and it smells so good! Please don't ever stop making this stuff.
Client Responses: 
Response from Johnson and Johnson, CLEAN & CLEAR®, Consumer Care 8 months 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your review, Lee23. We are happy to hear this product is working so well for you. We would like to speak with you to gather more information since this product is not intended to treat cystic acne. Please call our consumer care center at 1-877-754-6411 between Mon-Fri 8AM-8PM EDT. We look forward to hearing from you. Thank you!
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Submission Date: 
8 months 4 weeks ago
1 / 5

Algae always gives me acne

Submission Date: 
8 months 4 weeks ago
Review Text: 
This version with algae in it really doesn't work for me (and probably some other acne sufferers). I tried it without noticing all the ingredients and wondered why my acne was worse. It's the algae, I'm sure. It always does it to me. The rest of the ingredients work great; I just switched to a salicylic acid toner with no algae and it works great. The regular version of this has no algae, so just cut it with saline or water to make it light enough for sensitive skin. A smaller problem is that I'm older now and need some moisturizing ingredients in my acne products so they don't over-dry. There are some that don't bother oily skin at all, like in my new toner from a different manufacturer :)
Client Responses: 
Response from Johnson and Johnson, Clean & Clear, Consumer Care 8 months 4 weeks ago
Hi, NoAlgae! Thank you for taking the time to review our product. We're sorry to hear about your experience with it and would like to speak with you to learn more. 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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Ingredients

Active Ingredients: 
Salicylic Acid (0.5%)
Inactive Ingredients: 
Water
Alcohol
Glycerin
Isoceteth-20
PEG-32
Sodium Citrate
Fragrance
Propylene Glycol
Dimethicone Propyl PG-Betaine
Benzophenone-4
Algae Extract
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract
Denatonium Benzoate
Blue 1

For external use only.
Flammable. Keep away from open fire or flame
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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