Stylist Who Almost Gave Up on Her Battle Against Acne Finally Discovers a Way to Get Rid of Them

As a hair stylist, I look at myself in the mirror everyday. My clients would question and comment on my skin, telling me to "cover it up", "why is your skin like that", "you should get help." I felt ugly, embarrassed, and ashamed of my appearance day in day out. I felt like I had done something wrong, that I didn’t take care of my skin when the reality was far from the truth.
"Some days I wouldn’t want to leave the house or let anybody see me if I was having a bad skin day."
I had been to the doctors many times and I was given creams and tablets which were harsh and burnt a layer off my skin. So I put my trust into high street cosmetic brands. Some of these cosmetics showed initial results but I never saw the progress I had hoped for (or paid for).
"My cupboards were full of high-end lotions, gels and creams that DID NOTHING for me."

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I was desperate to find a solution so I turned to aestheticians who offered cutting edge treatments that promised the world: dermarollers, vampire facials, microdermabrasion… you name it and I’ve probably tried it. In total I had spent close to £5,000 in treatments that showed marginal results but my acne kept coming back. When I had stumbled onto Clearly Basics, I had thought they were no different than the other cosmetic brands. However, I was surprised to find how knowledgeable and responsive they were over chat. I was recommended the Complete Trio and decided to give it a try. Even on first application, I knew these lotions were different. The lotions triggered a two week purge but afterwards I saw significant progress!
"My friends were astonished at how much my skin transformed even after 5 weeks of use."
Even when I wasn't done with my first set from Clearly Basics, I was so impressed with the results that I decided to write this article/review. For those of you who have lost hope and feel like skincare companies only put out misleading ads to peddle their wares… I’ve been there.
"You only lose the battle against acne when you give up."
So I want to encourage you to keep searching for gems out there like Clearly Basics. With the power of social media, you’re just a DM away from getting honest advice from people who have been in your shoes.

My journey with Clearly Basics in a nutshell

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Now I have regained that hope and positivity because I know that I am using amazing skincare products by @clearlybasics that actually do work without being harsh on my skin. Just because you feel like nothing is working doesn't mean you should give up on hope. There is something out there for everyone and in my case it is @clearlybasics.
"Your skin does not define you! You define you!"
Toni Lumsden is a hairstylist from Hertfordshire, England. Her Instagram page @xxtonilumsden is an inspiration to those struggling with acne. Her progress post is shown below. You can track her progress and the products she has tried from her page. For reviews on the Power Duo, visit the reviews section of Clearly’s Facebook page. Use the coupon code CLEARSKINEVERYDAY to get 10% off any item in the Clearly Basics eStore.
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Never in my life did i imagine my skin would be this clear! @clearlybasics has completely transformed my skin! Having a strict skincare routine, and a good skincare brand is key to clearing your skin and having a healthy glow! My routine is as followed: (Morning☀️) step 1- wash face with the @clearlybasics cleanser to gently cleanse my skin🧖‍♀️ Step 2- tone my skin with the @clearlybasics toner to tighten my pores and prep skin for the next product🧖‍♀️ Step 3- apply @clearlybasics lighten up to calm redness and fade scarring/post acne marks/pigmentation🤗 Step 4- apply @clearlybasics matte hydrator to moisturise my skin whilst keeping me shine free and matte all day long🥰 (Evening🌛) step 1- wash face with @clearlybasics cleanser🧖‍♀️ Step 2- tone skin with @clearlybasics toner🧖‍♀️ Step 3- apply @clearlybasics lighten up🤗 Step 4- apply @clearlybasics clear out in order to unclog my pores, flatten and clear any active acne i might have at the time🥰 Step 5- apply @clearlybasics protective moisturiser to protect and moisturize my skin❤ I aso use the @thebodyshop tea tree skin clearing clay mask 1-2 times a week as i really love how it makes my skin feel fresh after using!💫 Use code CLEARSKINEVERYDAY to recieve 10% off your @clearlybasics order online!!!❤link in bio❤💫 #clearlybasics #clearskin #skincare #skinpositivity #acnecommunity

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Skin Type: Combination

I am getting breakouts since last three years and i tried many things on my skin but got nothing, then i saw clearly basics on instagram but i was bit confused about the results, then i saw the reviews and results of it and i made my mind. I am using it from last three months and I am seeing improvement in my skin and i am patient about it that soon i will get a acne free skin.

Skin Type: Combination
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I am using clearly basic since 3 months and i am seeing lots of improvement in my skin day by day. Sometime its hard to believe in products but about clearly basic i am sure that i can get a clear skin soon, because before my skin was worst but now its improving, no doubt still i am getting breakout but i can trust on clearly basic products, even i was worried about results in the beginning but when i saw the results and reviews about it, i decided to give it a try instead of medication which i tried a lot without any results.I just want to say thanks to clearly basics to make that amazing products.

Skin Type: Combination
All I can say is wow

Got all the acne products on a whim and they did not disappoint! I have noticed such a difference in the texture of my skin. I have tried so many acne products and felt like nothing was working. The clearly basics range has lasted me soooooo long and I saw results in just 3 weeks! Really happy with my experience, I would highly recommend those with acne to try this brand. Love it!

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Kimberly C.

The entire Clearly Basics product line is the only one that has cleared my skin. I tried any product you can think of including doctor prescribed medication and ointment and nothing worked. After having acne for over 15 years I am so happy to have clear, radiant skin!

I have maybe seen some improvement but nothing amazing yet. Have used the product as instructed, religiously. Will try another bottle and stick to it for a few more months.

I love all of clearly basics! They made my confidence rise because I finally feel comfortable without makeup.
This cleanser is amazing 👏
My skin doesn't feel tight afterwards and now I don't get that mid day shine near as bad.

I love everything from clearly basics! It totally changed my life by clearing my acne. Now they have a new sunscreen and it's great.
It doesn't have a smell or leave your face white or greasy. Best of all it doesn't cause breakouts!

The products are just amazing!! My results in 4 months of using clear out extra strength!!

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Sophie C.

Love this product 👏🏽

Works really well! Enjoy using this face wash, never stings or dries out my acne prone skin !

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Emma S.

Worked really well in quite a short amount of time! I now see long lasting results, my skin is healthy and my acne is finally under control! The first product I have tried which works and is actually affordable!

I struggled with lots of painful cystic acne so tried the clear out product. Found by the end of the first bottle a lot of the smaller spots were not coming back and the more painful larger ones were coming back less inflamed. I was happy with the results from the first bottle so I ordered another, this is halfway through the second bottle and can see most of the acne on my cheeks has gone! I still get cystic acne in the T area but it is much less painful than before. Definitely recommend, but takes time to see real results.

Clearly Basics has been an absolute life saver! Not an over night miracle, be patient and stick with it, amazing products

I saw a huge reduction in new pimples and any new pimples scars healed and disappeared a lot quicker

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Sinead C.

I started using clearly basics at the beginning of the year. I have struggled with acne most of my adult life and when I saw a video from a customer on instagram, everything she described is exactly what I had done…had hormonal acne on chin and jaw line in particular. I had been to the doctor, was referred to a dermatologist and had been on medication, tried all sorts of creams and gels with no success.

I cannot believe this actually worked. I would say I saw results within the first month and probably took around 4 months so really clear up. I have continued with using it and now only get the odd spot at that time of the month but use the calm down on it. It has given me my confidence back and now I’m working on reducing the scaring. I use clear out each evening, the TLC in the morning, lighten up twice a day (but that is a small bottle so doesn’t last long) and then have tried both the so fresh and balancing cleansers. For me it really worked so would highly recommend.

Tightens pores and brightens and smoothes skin. This was my first bottle but I will continue to purchase. I use day and night.

I already use CB balancing cleanser and clear out extra strength, two years ago my skin was spotty, blackheads, raw and very visible. I wondered if the TLC would make a difference in my routine but it has, a glow and radiance I didn’t expect. This is no filter I’ve just woke up. I turned 50 this year the clearly basics range is also an amazing anti ageing tool!

I suffered with acne for years, and when I finally learned to stop the acne I was left with red and brown scars and hyperpigmentation. But I started using the clearly basics Lighten up cream and Dark mark defends, followed by the moisturiser, and I saw a dramatic difference within days! My scars have lightened so much and most of them are gone. I find this moisturiser is also very hydrating but not greasy, it is absorbed into my skin effortlessly, and it wears beautifully under my makeup. I've now been using the products for 6 months and will continue to use it!

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Leah N.

It's such a relief to finally have found something that works. I've had acne since I was around 11 and like most people, I tried so many different products and 'hacks' to try and get rid of the spots but nothing really helped.
I was hesitant to try clear out because of the price but I was reassured by the money back guarantee.
To be honest, the purging process they warn about was pretty severe for me. Mine lasted for the entire first bottle and I was so ready to give up. I contacted customer service and they offered me a refund or 50% off my next bottle, reassuring me it would be worth sticking with it. I agreed to persevere and I'm so glad I did! About half way through the next bottle I really noticed improvements and by the end, my skin was the clearest it had ever been. I've completely stopped having breakouts and only occasionally get a spot or two during my cycle. Overall my skin is smoother and I have much less redness and a more even skin tone. I keep using clear out nightly to maintain my nice new skin and I'll happily keep buying it knowing how well it works for me!

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Mandy R.

After a few weeks the results were already visible (right photo). Now the red spots are also less visible!!

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Keiwing W.

My son has serious acene problem and the acene comes back when he stopped taking the anti- biotics. After trying the products, the acene starts to dry up. The result is amazing after one month. Now, trying to apply the product to lighten up the marks.

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Cara W.

This works amazing. As soon as you see a bump, put a small amount on. I’ve used many acne spot treatments and this is by far the best !!

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Clear Out
Veronica Ilenya Ranieri

"My skin has changed in better after using these products, they are practical and are not aggressive towards the skin.
I was ashamed of going out in public because everyone was pointing out my acne and scars, but since I started using clearly basic, I found a new me. Thank you changing my life!!"

I am 32 years old and still suffering from acne. I tried many things, but acne will dissappear and come back. Now I am using this product and my skin is getting better. Still I get some acne, but hopefully it clear all. But I am not sure how long I should use this product ?

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Amy Y

I love my transformation! I suffered severe acne breakouts for a couple of months and didnt know what to do – I decided to try this So Fresh cleaner alongside the Clear Out and Lighten Up products and saw a massive difference! It took a few months but it cleared up. I have since purchased the So Fresh cleanser again, and will continue to use.

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