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.
Next, Clear the Scars
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 marks, 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.
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:
Mim (@mimandskin), a teacher from Southampton, battled hormonal cystic acne for over 6 years before she tried the Clear Out…
@mimandskin 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 results may vary
“Never in my life did I imagine my skin would be this clear! Clearly Basics has completely transformed my skin!”
Alisha (@skinwithak) suffered from severe acne and went through three rounds of oral medications before discovering Clear Out:
@skinwithak 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 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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If you finish an entire bottle and don’t see any results…
You’re entitled to a full refund within 90 days! T&Cs apply.
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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.