“Reduces red marks quite alot! It also calms my skin and makes it feel alot more comfortable!” Stephanie P.
“The DMD is amazing, have really noticed a HUGE difference since I’ve been using this. Very happy.” Courtney L.
“My holy grail products. Definitely helps to reduce pigmentation which I get in my cheeks.” Shivani B.
“it has done wonders for my skin. The red marks fade quicker and if I do get a spot it heals it quicker.” Charlotte T.
The perfect add-on to the Clear Out! Lighten Up and Dark Mark Defense (DMD) work with Clear out to fade the appearance of scars.
- Clear Out flushes out clogs and primes the skin for better absorption
- Dark Mark Defense targets brown marks
- Lighten Up targets red marks
At the end of your first set, you should see a significant reduction in the appearance of red marks and an improvement in skin texture. Brown marks take longer to fade but you should see a significant improvement by the end of the second set.
Scar Repair Add-On
Save$8 as a set
Volume: DMD: 30ml, Lighten Up: 15ml. Each set is designed to last 3 months*. That’s $1.0 per day for 2 products and 6 active ingredients.
or Get a recommended set for extra savings.
Try it, risk free: 98% of users experience an improvement after their first bottle of Clear Out. Otherwise, get a full refund. T&Cs
*Consumption of Lighten Up and DMD varies based on how many scars are present.
Fading Acne Marks & PIH Pigmentation
Deanna @deannaskin discusses how the Dark Mark Defense helped to banish her spots, post-acne marks and blemishes. She uses Clear Out alongside Lighten Up and Dark Mark Defense.
What to Expect With the Scar Repair Set
Teacher Mim @mimandskin discusses how the Dark Mark Defense removed her stubborn brown acne marks, evened out her skin tone, brightened her skin complexion and how long it took to see results.
Why is the Lighten Up and Dark Mark Defense (DMD) different?
There are very few formulations on the market designed to fade the appearance of post-acne marks and even fewer formulations that are effective. Lighten Up and DMD formulations are one that you can’t find anywhere else on the market and we consider it the best in its class.
Ingredient synergy is the reason why our products are more effective than other products which have contain one of our ingredients. All Clearly Basics products contain medical grade ingredients + synergy + botanical complexes that balance the formulations so that they do not irritate your skin.
A natural oil extracted from marigold flowers, calendula is a powerful antioxidant that protects the skin against environmental damage.
An essential oil extracted from chamomile flowers, bisabolol is an excellent anti-irritant, soothing agent & a humectant to lock in skin’s natural moisture.
This tea tree oil found in the Amazon is an age-old remedy used to promote healing and soothe redness. Banov et al, 2014
- Fades the appearance of post-acne marks
Teixeira et al, 2012
By hydrating the lesion, the skin does not need to produce extra collagen that may lead to textured scarring. Banov et al, 2014
- Keeping the surface clean
As a tea tree oil, pracaxi is effective in keeping open lesions clean. Dr Guimaraes & Dr Cunha, 2016
Lighten Up Volume: 15ml, 0.5 fluid ounces.
Each bottle is designed to last up to 3 months depending on the number of post-acne red marks present.
water, cyclomethicone, alpha-bisabolol, glycerin, chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract, calendula officinalis flower extract, pentaclethra macroloba seed oil, isohexadecane, polysorbate 80, polysorbate 20, propylene glycol, sodium hydroxide, acrylamide/sodium acryloyldimethyltaurate copolymer, phenoxyethanol, ethylhexylglycerin
Why is the Dark Mark Defense different?
There are very few formulations on the market designed to fade the appearance of post-acne brown marks and even fewer formulations that are effective. Clearly Basics’ Dark Mark Defense is the best in its class.
An anti-pigmenting agent, helps in reducing the appearance of post-acne brown marks, sun spots and age spots.
Dark Mark Defense Volume: 30ml, 1.01 fluid ounces.
Each bottle is designed to last up to 6 months depending on the number of post-acne brown marks present.
aqua, cyclopentasiloxane, dimethicone/vinyltrimethylsiloxysilicate crosspolymer, TXA, propylene glycol, 4nBR, tocopherol, glycerin, hydrogenated polydecene, trideceth-6, glyceryl acrylate/acrylic acid copolymer, PVM/MA copolymer, sodium polyacrylate, disodium EDTA, phenoxyethanol, ethylhexylglycerin, sodium metabisulfite
Save 8% by getting two as a set: The Lighten Up fades the appearance of post-acne red marks while the Dark Mark Defense targets post-acne brown marks.
What it is formulated without:
Fragrance-, colorant-, paraben-, lanolin-free. PETA certified vegan and cruelty-free. This non-comedogenic formulation is freshly made in Singapore and packed in airless bottles so there are minimal preservatives.
- Wash your face / apply toner.
- Dark Mark Defense (spot treatment)
- Lighten Up (spot treatment)
- Moisturizer/Hydrator, sunblock or other products you normally use
- Wash your face / apply toner
- Dark Mark Defense (spot treatment)
- Lighten Up (spot treatment)
- Clear Out (can only be applied at night)
- Moisturizer/Hydrator or other products you normally use
If there are products on this list that you normally do not use, just skip that step.
What makes Clearly Basics different?
We’ve taken products that are often EXCLUSIVELY sold in a dermatologist’s office at 3x the price and made it available for everyday consumers. We use USP certified medical grade ingredients when potency matters, but less expensive cosmetic grade ingredients when purity is not a concern.
The most frequent comment we get in our reviews is that users have tried everything and nothing has come close to the results they have seen with our formulations.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply the Scar Repair Set?
Both formulations are leave-in lotions to be used both morning and evening as the first product that you apply after washing your face or using toner.
Can I use these products alongside my other skincare products?
Can I use these two products if I have sensitive skin?
Can I use the products on my back and body?
How long does it take before I see noticeable results
What types of acne marks does each product help?
Please speak to your dermatologist concerning the correction of pitted or raised scars.
Can I use this product if I am trying to conceive, breastfeeding or pregnant?
The Clear Out can also be used by men in all stages of life.
Can I use the Lighten Up for rosacea or psoriasis?
Can I use theses products along with my facial?
Do I need to constantly use this product once I start?
I have more questions!
See what others have to say about Clearly Basics.
@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 🤗😀
@celesterobinson This company is honestly incredible! I have been struggling with really painful hormonal cystic acne for years. I was prescribed oral medication, but decided against taking it because of all the side effects. So I did some research and found Clearly Basics! I have been using the Power Duo for 3 months and the progress my skin has made has been amazing! It has cleared my skin without causing any irritation or sensitivity. I am finally at the stage where I can leave the house without makeup! My skin is clear!! The customer service is also very personal and efficient. I don’t have enough wonderful things to say about these products, they literally saved my skin.
@gemskin__ A little progress goes a long way! 🙌🏻 In the first picture I think my skin was purging from the first week of using @clearlybasics ‘Clear Out’. I believe I actually cried either before or after I took this photo, my skin was super painful and I felt so ugly and self conscious!
The second picture is 5 weeks after using Clear Out, just scarring (being helped by using Lighten Up) and no actives!
I’m so happy with the results so far using these products and they have been the only thing that has helped my skin!
@xx.tonilumsden This is me 5 weeks into my skincare journey with @clearlybasics.
5 weeks ago, 5 months ago, and even 5 years ago, I had lost all hope for my skin and appearance. 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.
@beatlebarbs Hey guys! So I rarely write reviews, but I’m going make an exception, because it literally changed my life (what a cliche I know).
I’ve suffered from acne pretty much my whole life. I’m generally a happy and optimistic person, or at least I try to be, but acne made it impossible for me. It got to a point where I couldn’t look at myself in the mirror without crying. I didn’t wanna go out or even meet my friends. My self confidence was nonexistent. I had severe anxieties and break downs. I sought the help of a GP and dermatologist but nothing worked. Antibiotics made it even worse.
Then I read about the Clear Out and the reviews were great. Still a bit skeptical, I decided to give it a shot and thank God I did. My skin improved drastically and even though I still get a pimple or two every now and then, I am overall very happy with the results.
Individual results may vary with all before/after images on this page