Extra Strength Trio

the must-haves for oily, acne-prone skin
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Say goodbye to breakouts and the oily sheen with this oil-control trio. Clear Out Extra Strength flushes out tough clogs while Matte Hydrator nourishes skin and balances oil production. Lighten Up then fades the appearance of residual red acne marks.


  • Clear Out Extra Strength breaks down sebum and unclogs pores
  • Matte Hydrator keeps skin hydrated so it doesn’t produce excess oil that can clog pores
  • Lighten Up calms skin and fades the appearance of red acne marks
  • Expect clearer and healthier skin as oil production begins to normalize after the first set. 
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  • Fragrance-, Colorant-, Paraben-, Lanolin-Free

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For Very Oily, Acne-Prone Skin

The last thing we want on oily, acne-prone skin is to add a layer of thick, creamy moisturizer. The second last thing we want is to not moisturize it at all. That’s right – leaving skin dehydrated leads to more oil being produced and even more clogged pores and breakouts. Matte Hydrator gives you the best of both worlds, keeping skin smooth, soft, and moisturized without any heaviness and extra oil.

More Than a Pore-Purging Machine

With retinol to fight the signs of aging, and AZA to calm redness and fade the look of post-acne marks, Clear Out Extra Strength does more than tackle tough clogs. As the spots and bumps start to go, look out for all-round healthier, younger-looking skin.


@itsangels_makeup I’ve started using The Power Duo + Protective moisturizer nearly 6 months ago after many positives reviews that I’ve read.

The first thing that I’ve experience has been the “purge” coming with clear out and it can last a loooong time. So this review is for people like me who experienced the purge for more that a month or two: keep going.

Because when I was about to quit I’ve seen a huuuuge difference with my skin. My skin is so much smoother than it was before Clearly Basics. So keep going, use Clearly Basics and stay positive!

@thoughtsofhealing I’ve been using @clearlybasics for over 4 months but here’s a difference from June 3rd and August 2nd!

The ingredients in @clearlybasics Clear Out is AMAZING for hyperpigmentation.

A complete GAME CHANGER!

@mimandskin Thank you @clearlybasics for being on this journey with me for the past 5 months.

No more green concealer or green primer! My skin tone is so much better, I don’t use as much foundation as I once did, I don’t constantly worry I look like I have chicken pox and I feel much more confident within my skin!

The power duo really has been an absolute game changer for my skin and I’m so glad I’ve shared my results day in and day out so we could all see this progression.

Individual results may vary with all before/after images on this page

How To Use

1. Cleanse
Daily and/or Nightly
2. Spot Treatment
Daily and/or Nightly
3. Clear Pores
4. Moisturize
Daily and/or Nightly


How do the products in this set work together?

If you have clogged pores, oil may not reach its intended target. This leads to a vicious cycle of oil overproduction (clogged pores -> more oil production -> more clogged pores). COES and Matte Hydrator are the perfect team to end this cycle.

  • Clear Out Extra Strength (COES) is our flagship product. As the name implies, it flushes out the clogs and congestion in your pores so oil can reach its intended target. Cleared clogs also make it much harder for breakouts to form. 
  • Matte Hydrator uses 100% medical-grade, ultra-low-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid that fully penetrates into the skin. It draws hydration into where it matters most so skin requires less oil to be produced.
  • Lighten Up then fades the appearance of red marks left after pimples have flattened.

Why is Clearly Basics different?

Clearly Basics is a skincare line designed for acne-prone skin. Every product in the lineup has been thoughtfully created to work together with little overlap in active ingredients.

CLEARLY BASICS IS EFFECTIVE. Every product in the Clearly Basics lineup uses medical-grade ingredients which ensure the purity and potency (and ultimately, the effectiveness) of the formulation. Most of our products use multiple active ingredients; when combined in the right mix, these ingredients amplify each other’s effectiveness. Our pharmacists then boost the formulations with botanicals, which are very effective in reducing potential irritation.

How do I apply the 3 products?

Wash your face and pat dry. Follow with your toner (if using).

Then, apply Lighten Up directly onto any red acne marks.

Wait 3 minutes and apply a pea-sized pump of COES (at night only).

Next, evenly apply Matte Hydrator onto your face and neck.

Be sure to apply COES before other night creams. You should use a pea-sized pump of COES to spread across your entire face and the lotion should be left on all night. It’s that simple! We spent a lot of time working on the base of this formulation so that a pea-sized pump can spread across your entire face. At this rate, a single bottle should last 2.5 to 3 months.

Note that COES packs quite a punch. As such, avoid using products which contain AHAs or BHAs until your skin has adjusted and you are not experiencing irritation. During the day, continue with your usual routine and use a non-comedogenic facial sunscreen with SPF+30 if you are going outdoors.

How often do I apply the 3 products?

Lighten Up can be used multiple times throughout the day while Matte Hydrator can be used as a serum or moisturizer in the day and at night.

As for COES, it should only be applied in the evenings. Start COES with alternate nightly application. This gives your skin time to adjust to the strength of the formulation. Step up to nightly application after one week if no lasting irritation occurs.

Can I use this set alongside my other skincare products?

In order to simplify your skincare routine, we’ve carefully blended multiple active ingredients into each formulation so that they work together to address multiple skin concerns. As such, we would recommend shelving any products you are using that are not effective at clearing clogs. 

If COES is too drying, step down to using Clear Out instead.

Can I use this set if I have sensitive skin?

If COES is too strong for your skin, step down to Clear Out instead. You can place COES in the refrigerator to extend its life. After you have finished your bottle of Clear Out, your skin should be adjusted to take to the strength of COES. 

If you have dry or sensitive skin, you can also add on Clearly’s Protective Moisturizer after applying Matte Hydrator.

Can I use this set if I am trying to conceive, breastfeeding, or pregnant?

It is safe to use this set when you are trying to conceive or if you are breastfeeding. However, if you are pregnant and you ingest COES, there is a minuscule chance that retinol could cause birth defects. As such, consult your doctor if using COES while pregnant. COES can also be used by men in all stages of life.

I am getting new breakouts while using COES. Should I discontinue use?

It normally takes 6 to 8 weeks for a clog inside your pore to surface as a pimple. COES will flush these clogs out faster, often within the 5th week of use. As the existing clog surfaces, it may turn into a low-level breakout if the clog was small or a proper breakout if the clog was large.

COES does not cause clogs. Rather, these were clogs that were already deep inside your skin before you started COES and it is necessary to remove these in order to get clear skin. Get through the purge and by week eight, it’s smooth sailing! You will turn over a new layer of skin with fewer clogs. Every bottle is designed to last 3 months so you should see this turnover and improved results by the end of your first bottle.

Can I use COES for rosacea, psoriasis, cystic or nodular acne?

COES was designed to clear clogged pores on acne-prone skin. If you have rosacea, psoriasis, cystic or nodular acne, please consult your dermatologist.

Will certain skin conditions make the purge worse?

People who have closed comedones (pimples that never surface but remain as hard lumps under the skin) believe that their purge is worse as compared to those with open comedones. It is understandable to have this perception as these users were not used to seeing pimples surface. It is necessary to flush out these clogs by forcing them to the surface in order to get clear skin. However, you can reduce the pace/strength of this purge by applying COES only every alternate evening for the first eight weeks. Once your skin has adjusted, step up to nightly application.

Can I use COES on my back or body?

COES can be used on your back and body but do note that it was designed to be applied on the face. The skin on your back is much thicker than the skin on your face.

How can I tell the difference between a reaction and a purge?

Please consult with your dermatologist or send Clearly a message via our Facebook page. In general, there are several tell-tale signs to look out for:

  • A rash or breakout caused by a reaction/allergy would show up within the first day whereas a purge would take at least several days to surface.
  • A breakout caused by a reaction would surface even on areas where you typically do not have acne. If you are applying COES on your whole face and only getting breakouts where you normally get pimples, this is likely a normal purge.
  • If the breakouts you are getting are itchy 10 minutes after applying COES, discontinue use.

Will COES give me 100% clear skin?

No product or procedure can guarantee 100% clear skin. COES will make you less acne-prone by perpetually flushing out dead skin and clogs before they can accumulate inside the pores to form blockages. It is still possible for these blockages to form while using COES but the chances are notably lower.

Can I use COES along with my facial?

Ahead of your visit, let your aesthetician know that you are using COES. The full ingredient list can be found in the ‘Key Ingredients’ section of this page. COES gives you a perpetual peel which means that any chemicals applied to your skin will be more quickly absorbed. If you are concerned about sensitivity, do not apply COES in the evening after your facial.

Do I need to constantly use COES once I start?

Nope. Once users have been breakout-free for at least three months, they can reduce the frequency of application to every 2-3 nights.

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Scar Repair Set

For those who also have brown marks or melasma, this trio set will banish red and brown acne marks. The Clear Out gently exfoliates so that Lighten Up and Dark Mark Defense can readily absorb into the skin and fade the appearance of scars.


Based on 8 Reviews
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    Naomi A (verified owner)

    Extra Strength Clear out works within days!

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    Nichole (verified owner)

    Works great!

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    Elpida M. (verified owner)

    the products are working perfectly on my skin..Third month and almost u cant see a single spot!

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    Vicky (verified owner)

    Great products

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    Annabel (verified owner)

    My skin is so much better!

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    Kyla S. (verified owner)

    Great product. The only thing that has helped my hormonal acne. I still get cysts but way less frequently and they resolve faster.

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    Eloise L. (verified owner)

    I am about four months in and this is the clearest my skin has ever been, the lighten up works so quick so remove red scarring and the hydrating serum is so lightweight
    but full of moisture

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