Combine ingredients in order to flatten existing breakouts and reduce new acne at the same time
Getting rid of existing pimples quickly without causing scarring often require different products and tools than stopping new breakouts from surfacing all together.
Yet our pharmacists have found a way to simultaneously flatten existing pimples while making it difficult for new breakouts to form.
But before we get into the details, let’s address the elephant in the room:
Don’t Pop the Pimple
It may be tempting to squeeze out a large pimple but doing so will likely make the situation worse, dermatologists say.
Think of a pimple as a shaft keeping the bacteria contained inside a pore as the body fights off infection.
“Popping anything causes your skin to physically break apart, making it more susceptible to infection and an even bigger problem than what was originally there in the first place,” says Dendy Engelman, MD, a board-certified dermatologist.
Furthermore, the squeezing action may drive pus and bacteria even deeper into your skin, Your fingers may introduce new kids of bacteria into an open wound leading to complications. It may also lead to permanent scarring.
The Key to Smoother Skin
In order to reduce the inflammation in a pimple while simultaneously killing off the bacteria, use AZA.
AZA¹ is a naturally occurring acid found in on your skin. It has anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties that will quickly calm down a big breakout (AZA is the primary anti-inflammatory agent in aspirin).
Apply AZA as a leave-in lotion once every evening. A great deal of research has shown that AZA will significantly diminish the appearance of skin blemishes, fade post-acne marks and improve skin tone.
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Next, Clear the Scars
Once AZA has flattened the pimple, you are often left with a red scar that lingers longer than the pimple itself. This red scar is due to residual blood and dilated blood vessels that were used to fight off infection.
To fade the appearance of red acne scars, use Lighten Up. This is a unique formulation that is designed to dissipate residual blood and reduce the appearance of dilated blood vessels.
Lighten Up is effective as it uses botanical complexes in combination to soothe the skin: marigold flower, chamomile flower and tea tree oil.
Apply the Lighten Up both morning and evening and you should see a significant reduction within a month. The lotion does not clog pores and does not irritate sensitive skin.
Win the War Against Acne
To truly win the war, you need an ingredient that works inside the pore to flush out dead skin so that it does not accumulate and create a clog.
If you look at the algorithm which dermatologists use to treat acne, retinoids are the first choice to treat acne because of its ability to get into the pore and flush out dead skin.
“Retinol is the absolute backbone of an acne treatment since they treat acne by de-clogging pores. They also work to normalize skin cell turnover and act as an anti-inflammatory. Furthermore, have been proven to improve skin discoloration and texture and, therefore, restore the skin from prior outbreaks,” – Melissa Levin, MD.²
Meet Clear Out – Powerful Yet Gentle
Clear Out is a unique formulation combining all the ingredients listed above into a single lotion.
Most acne products only have a SINGLE active ingredient. However, to maximize effectiveness and minimize irritation, Clearly Basics spent years formulating Clear Out so that AZA + retinol work together. These two ingredients are the dermatologist’s top choices in treating acne as they are a deadly combination against active pimples and future breakouts..
Clear Out flattens existing pimples, reduces redness and makes it harder for future pimples to form by flushing out dead skin before clogs can accumulate inside your pores.
98% of people who use the Clear Out see significant improvements. If you don’t see a noticeable improvement after using your first bottle of Clear Out, you can get a full refund through Clearly’s moneyback guarantee.
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Real People with REAL, Lasting Results
Clearly Basics has helped many people with acne ranging from mild to severe; people with sensitive skin to people with extremely oily skin. For a personalized assessment, please click “Send Message” on the Clearly Basics Facebook page.
Here are some of our user’s stories below. These are users who have documented their entire acne journey on Instagram, including products they have used before they started Clearly Basics:
@mimandskin Individual Individual results may vary
“Out of everything I’ve tried over the 6 years I’ve battle acne on and off it’s by far stood out as being one of the most effective with no side effects (after the initial “purge”). I’ve used nothing but Clearly Basics for 11 months now and it still exceeds my expectations!”
Or how about Toni (@xx.tonilumsden), a stylist from Hertfordshire?
She spent over $6500 in acne products and treatments that did nothing for her acne but damage her skin …
Then she discovered the Power Duo and it changed her life…
@xx.tonilumsden Individual Individual results may vary
“Never in my life did I imagine my skin would be this clear! Clearly Basics has completely transformed my skin!”
@skinwithak Individual Individual results may vary
“All I can say is ‘Clear Out’ by @clearlybasics is a Godsend ❤️ It doesn’t leave me overly dry or flaky which most retinol creams did.” “I wish I came across Clearly Basics before starting oral medication as I would have purchased these and wouldn’t have had to put my body through so much!”
Or Ella (@_myskinstory), an aesthetician and a makeup artist who loves using the Clear Out to keep her skin less acne-prone.
“The Clear Out is my favorite and most recommended product to any of my followers who suffer with mild-acne as well as post-acne suffers. The combination of ingredients are unique and work THE BEST in keeping spots at bay as well as improving acne marks & scars.”
Bea (@beas.bareskin), a student from California, who has tried almost everything…
Ranging from prescription medication, chemical peels to a long list of brands (Clean & Clear, Clearasil, Proactiv, St. Ives, etc.)
…which resulted in even more breakouts, until she found Clearly Basics.
@beas.bareskin Individual Individual results may vary
“My skin looks so good now! I’ve had a few of my classmates tell me my skin texture looks so nice and even now. 😊”
And many more reviews from Google …
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1. Paula Begoun : Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation
2. Maya Allen, Dr. Dendy Engleman et al, 2020 : This Woman’s Acne Completely Cleared Up Because of Retinol—Here’s Proof
3. Fabbrocini G et al, 2018 : Evaluation, Prevention, and Management of Acne Scars: Issues, Strategies, and Enhanced Outcomes
4. Christine Nguyen, 2018 : Acne treatment algorithm suggested by Gollnick et al – Mild Moderate and Severe Acne
Nothing on this article should be interpreted as personal medical advice. For medical related matters, please consult with your dermatologist.
See what others have to say about Clearly Basics.
@theclearskinroad My @clearlybasics update!! The photos on the left were October 2nd and the photos on the right were today (October 11th).
I’ve been using the Power Duo for Clearly Basics for about 2 months now, and now starting to see quick results! My favourite is the “Clear Out” 🤗 Loving the results and exciting to keep using Clearly products!
@brittaneyshanae I swear the Power Duo (Clear Out and Lighten Up) are a GOD-send! I’ve been using both consistently for 3 months now and my skin has NEVER looked or felt better! I haven’t experienced a breakout since March and more than 80% of my hyperpigmentation is GONE!
I’m so grateful to have finally found a product that actually works for my skin!
If you’re dealing with acne breakouts and hyperpigmentation, you should def research Clearly Basics.
@megandownes Amazing!! Never have I found a brand that is so gentle on my skin but works wonders. The lighten up is the best thing for redness, the difference in just one day on my pictures below. Can’t recommend enough, especially for hormonal acne. Thank you Clearly!
@pimpledgirl The 1st week was amazed! Fascinating skin texture, there were no stinging. The 2nd week were pretty same. The 3rd week – purging starred – bumpy skin, redness. The 4th week – same but I added #ProtectiveMoisturiser either from @clearlybasics and in three days redness was reduced. The 5-6th weeks – skin smoother, less red, breaking out badly. The 7-8th week – is it my skin? not red (even after washing as it used to be).
I’d say the amount of pustules has been reduced in 85%. I still have some tiny-tiny pimples and will keep going with mu treatment. • Honestly I’m very grateful to Clearly Basics • I’ll keep you updated.
@amysacnehealing Yes I know the lighting is different but look at the difference in the texture 😍. Yes I still have acne, that hasn’t gone away however…the fact that my texture has improved has increased my confidence so much. I really do believe this is all down to @clearlybasics I’ve been using their power duo for about 3 weeks and I’ve noticed such a difference in the size of my acne spots…my face doesn’t hurt as much nor is as itchy as it was.
I would definitely recommend giving them a whirl it’s the only products that I can honestly say has made any difference to my skin. The difference it has made in 3 weeks is fab!
@fi_ding I just wanted to post my progress, firstly to thank Clearly for giving me my confidence back! I have suffered on and off with my skin for years, the contraceptive pill kept it under control for a long time but since stopping any hormonal contraception my skins been up and down like a yo-yo! I really didn’t want to go down the route of prescription oral medication, personal choice, so when I read about Clearly Basics (after ALOT of research) I decided to give it a go. Even after a few weeks I could tell a difference, and after a few months, the difference is huge! My skin was angry, painful and inflamed. Its now way way calmer, with only a couple of spots popping up around that time of the month. And I’m overjoyed with that! I next plan on tackling the red marks left behind so I can feel even more confident make up free. It does take time, but be patient, and consistent, and it will work! No foaming face washes seem to have helped for me too. Thanks again clearly 🤗😀
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