Posts Tagged ‘Clean & Clear’


Thursday, April 12th, 2018
AGE:  25
PHILOSOPHY: Find what works for you, because everyone’s skin is different.
AM BEAUTY ROUTINE:   Wash face with CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser, spot treat with Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10 Acne Medication, The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% (for blemishes), Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion, Bioré UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence SPF 50.
Makeup:  Maybelline New York Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser, Maybelline New York Fit Me Shine Free Stick Foundation, Rimmel London Stay Matte Pressed Powder, Covergirl Cheekers blush, e.l.f. Lock on Liner and Brow Cream, Eyeko Skinny Liquid Liner, No7 Intense Volume Mascara.
PM BEAUTY ROUTINE:  Wash face with CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser, spot treat with Mario Badescu Buffering Lotion, Differin Gel, Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion.
CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT PRODUCT:  Bioré UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence SPF 50; sun protection helps fade old acne spots, and this sunscreen is so light and dries quickly.
CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT COSMETIC:  No7 Intense Volume Mascara
MOST EXPENSIVE PRODUCT:  Mario Badescu Buffering Lotion
BEST BARGAIN PRODUCT:  e.l.f. Lock on Liner and Brow Cream – I love this for filling in my brows
MISC:  I used to believe that I’d just grow out of my acne, which led to me really not taking care of my skin. Now I’ve finally started using sun protection every day and focusing on products that moisturize and nourish, and my skin feels so much happier.


Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

After a full day of school and a long night of homework ahead, doesn’t your teen deserve a some relaxing “me time”?  The Clean & Clear Night Relaxing Collection is the first-ever for teens, by teens treatment line designed to cleanse, detox, and replenish volatile teenage skin.  All-in-One Cleansing Wipes use deep sea minerals and sea kelp extract to literally wipe away the day’s build-up of dirt, oil, and cosmetics.  The oil-free, ophthalmologist-tested formula removes 99.3% of stubborn makeup — even waterproof mascara!  Cooling Jelly Eye Sheet Mask’s hydrogel formula contours to the skin, soothing and moisturizing the delicate eye area, as seaweed extract reinvigorates tired skin.  Detox Clay Mask uses mineral-rich bentonite and kaolin clays to target congested pores, removing dirt, oil, and impurities from deep below the skin’s surface.

Clean & Clear is offering a limited number of Beauty Undercover Subscribers an opportunity to SWAG its Night Relaxing Collection (retail $12) simply by following  on Instagram (or, if you do not have, liking on Facebook) and entering through the on-line form here. This SWAG Alert is open to Subscribers 18 years or older with a valid US mailing address only (no PO Boxes, please!).  Delivery is anticipated within 3-4 weeks from notification.


Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

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While many of us are enjoying some indulgent beauty products for the holidays, we’re looking forward to some of the drugstore/mass-market releases coming in 2018.

Olay will introduce its Cleansing Infusion Hydrating Glow Facial Cleansers in two varieties, Deep Sea Kelp and Aloe Extract and Micropolishing Crushed Ginger and Citrus Extract ($9.99), and its Regenerist Whip creams, designed to act as a “cloud cream” ($38.99).  St. Ives debuts three waterless cleansing sticks in Matcha Green Tea and Ginger, Cactus Water and Hibiscus, and Apricot and Manuka Honey ($7.99).

L’Oréal Paris is introducing new products in skincare and haircare.  The Revitalift Cica Cream invokes Chinese medicine in its signature ingredient centella asiatica or tiger grass ($17.99) while its Pure-Sugar Scrub comes in three varieties, Purify & Unclog, Smooth & Glow, and Nourish & Soften ($12.99).  L’Oréal Paris Elvive Total Repair 5 Leave-In Conditioner promises to repair damage and replenish moisture with almonds and proteins. (more…)