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Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength 1 oz (28 g)

 
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Here's a wonderfully effective acne preparation that requires no prescription: The secret is a 10-percent solution of benzoyl peroxide in a clear gel formula that leaves you free of tell-tale white splotches common to so many skin-treatment creams. You start with once-a-day topical applications, then move up to thrice-daily, if needed.

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Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength, 1 oz
 
3.9

(based on 128 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (54)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (32)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (41)
  • Easy to use (40)
  • Minimizes pores (11)
  • Soothing (8)
  • Hydrates skin (5)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (24)
  • Bleaches fabric (15)
  • Doesn't work (5)
  • Irritates skin (4)

Best Uses

  • Moderate acne (24)
  • Adult acne (20)
  • Teen acne (10)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (9)
  • Inflammatory acne (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (23), Brand buyer (17), Quality oriented (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

My Face Is Clean and Clear

This stuff is seriously the only stuff that has ever worked to clear up my acne. It's been a week and I went from a crater face to a crystal clear complexion.
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This stuff is seriously the only stuff that has ever worked to clear up my acne. It's been a week and I went from a crater face to a crystal clear complexion.

However, all products work only when you use them correctly.

If you're going to just dab this all over your face and do nothing else then you have another thing coming.

First of all, you must start a skincare routine. For this to work, you must apply to clean skin. Once you start breaking out, you have to get rid of the current acne and then maintain a clean face.

This is what worked for me: Every morning and every night I wash my face with an acne cleanser. I dry my face and with a cotton pad I apply witch hazel (you can use any toner). If it's daytime, I apply a moisturizer after this procedure (if you don't use a moisturizer, start! if you don't moisturize your skin, your skin will attempt to do it itself, becoming oily and breaking out), I use Clean and Clear Morning Burst Moisturizer Gel. If it's daytime, this is all I do. If it's nighttime, after applying the toner, instead of using the moisturizer, making sure my hands are extremely clean, I apply the Clean and Clear Persa-Gel. Make sure it dries completely before going to bed.

Do this routine for a week and you will see results immediately! Even after one day, this stuff works. Your face will be noticeably clearer. Do note, in one night your acne won't fade, but big zits will shrink in size and small ones may be completely gone. Keep it at for a week and eventually it'll zap all of them away.

Also, don't be alarmed. When using this for the first time, you may break out more. This is just the benzoyl peroxide working and getting rid of the acne that was already emerging under your skin, let it get it all out and slowly devour it!

Once you're all clear, I recommend you keep using this, but a smaller amount for prevention, especially in areas on your face that tend to be oilier.

Added benefits: The benzoyl peroxide may bleach peach fuzz and fade acne scars!

Love, love, love this stuff!

Totally recommend.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

so-so

I use this as a spot treatment on my occasional blemishes. They go away in a couple days, but I really don't know if the gel has anything to do with it or if...Read complete review

I use this as a spot treatment on my occasional blemishes. They go away in a couple days, but I really don't know if the gel has anything to do with it or if they just go away on their own. I was hoping for more of a drying clear gel that I could put on spots in the morning, but this is a visible, smelly white cream. It isn't terrible, but I won't buy it again.

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Okay Acne Med

By Sippie J

from New Jersey

describe yourself Budget Buyer

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Effective

Cons

  • Poor Texture

Best Uses

    Comments about Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength, 1 oz:

    I'm a middle age woman who gets a few pimples on occasion. Goes away with use after about two days.

    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 Minutes
     
    4.0

    great product

    By peanut

    from winston salem

    describe yourself Brand Buyer

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Effective

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Men
      • Oily Skin
      • On-the-go

      Comments about Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength, 1 oz:

      great product. this is my go to product for oily skin and breakouts.

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 30 Minutes

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      My Face Is Clean and Clear

      By I've Got Pretty Hair

      from California

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Good Value
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Oily Skin
        • Women

        Comments about Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength, 1 oz:

        This stuff is seriously the only stuff that has ever worked to clear up my acne. It's been a week and I went from a crater face to a crystal clear complexion.

        However, all products work only when you use them correctly.

        If you're going to just dab this all over your face and do nothing else then you have another thing coming.

        First of all, you must start a skincare routine. For this to work, you must apply to clean skin. Once you start breaking out, you have to get rid of the current acne and then maintain a clean face.

        This is what worked for me: Every morning and every night I wash my face with an acne cleanser. I dry my face and with a cotton pad I apply witch hazel (you can use any toner). If it's daytime, I apply a moisturizer after this procedure (if you don't use a moisturizer, start! if you don't moisturize your skin, your skin will attempt to do it itself, becoming oily and breaking out), I use Clean and Clear Morning Burst Moisturizer Gel. If it's daytime, this is all I do. If it's nighttime, after applying the toner, instead of using the moisturizer, making sure my hands are extremely clean, I apply the Clean and Clear Persa-Gel. Make sure it dries completely before going to bed.

        Do this routine for a week and you will see results immediately! Even after one day, this stuff works. Your face will be noticeably clearer. Do note, in one night your acne won't fade, but big zits will shrink in size and small ones may be completely gone. Keep it at for a week and eventually it'll zap all of them away.

        Also, don't be alarmed. When using this for the first time, you may break out more. This is just the benzoyl peroxide working and getting rid of the acne that was already emerging under your skin, let it get it all out and slowly devour it!

        Once you're all clear, I recommend you keep using this, but a smaller amount for prevention, especially in areas on your face that tend to be oilier.

        Added benefits: The benzoyl peroxide may bleach peach fuzz and fade acne scars!

        Love, love, love this stuff!

        Totally recommend.

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 30 Minutes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Extremely effective!

        By Lee

        from Baltimore, MD

        describe yourself Brand Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Fast
        • Good Value
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Drying

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Every other day

        Comments about Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength, 1 oz:

        I typically have mild to moderate acne that is hormone and stress-induced. Recently, my stress acne got out of control, with my forehead, chin, and cheek covered in whiteheads and cystic acne; it hurt to wash my face or apply spot treatments. I typically only use a gentle cleanser like the Neutrogena Ultra Gentle Cleanser or a Cetaphil cleanser and RX Epiduo. However, I ran out of Epiduo, and that got my skin under control to where I didn't need it anymore. When my acne was out of control, I used the Neutrogena Acne Stress Control Daily Scrub, but that made my acne a lot worse! I switched back to using the Neutrogena Ultra Gentle and this product, the Persa-gel. I applied it the maximum recommended amount of 3 times per day, and the next day my cystic acne was drastically reduced. By the end of the week, my acne was able to easily be covered my makeup and was headed back to normal. After a month, I was acne free, but still had some scarring. The 10% benzoyl peroxide is a miracle worker, but it is extremely drying, especially if you use it 3 times a day. However, it works quickly and now I only use it as a spot treatment. Be sure you have a gentle cleanser, with NO acne-fighting ingredients, a good moisturizer, and you'll be acne free in no time.

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 10 Minutes
         
        4.0

        IT WORKS

        By musicmomma

        from Central Square, NY

        describe yourself Brand Buyer

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Good Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength, 1 oz:

            I used it twice a day for too many days,I guess, as I developed contact dermatitis in that area. I will be more cautious from now on but would still use it for the rare blemish.

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 10 Minutes
             
            5.0

            Looking for a Last-Minute-Emergency-Fix?

            By Brittany

            from New York, NY

            describe yourself Brand Buyer

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Good Value
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Dries out skin
            • Drys Out Skin

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Men
            • Women

            Comments about Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength, 1 oz:

            My mother introduced this to me years ago and I haven't stopped using it. However, a moisturizer is a must when using this as it does dry out your skin. For those of you looking for that last-minute-emergency-fix, this is it! Totally worth the buy and a great price!

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 1+ Hour

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Effective acne medication.

            By Josie

            from Brooklyn, NY

            describe yourself Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Works Effectively

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Adult Acne
              • Moderate Acne

              Comments about Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength, 1 oz:

              This acne cream is effective and works, but only if used consistently and daily. As with most acne creams/gels, it contains 10% benzoyl peroxide- a key ingredient in fighting pimples. The micronized formula is something relatively new, which makes this gel work better than a formula that is non-micronized.
              I used it once daily, and experienced the best results when I continued using it every day for more than two-three weeks. Also, when used once daily, I experienced no dryness on my skin.

              I would recommend this to any one with mild-moderate acne or adult acne.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Works effectively for ME

              By angelauoo

              from United States

              describe yourself Budget Buyer

              See all my reviews

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

              • Bleaches Fabric
              • Dries Out Skin

              Best Uses

                Comments about Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength, 1 oz:

                I use this product at night after washing my face with a salicylic acid cleanser and applying a moisturiser. I just apply a thin layer on any pimples I have and let the product dry completely before sleeping. I mostly just have about one to three pimples at any given time.

                Benzoyl peroxide will bleach some fabrics so be aware of that, especially if you are prone to sweating at night or roll around in your sheets quite often. I find that this product works well for ME in reducing pimples. But acne/pimples derive from many factors such as genetics, lifestyle choices (eating habits, exercise, etc.), and other products that interact with the skin so results may not always be the same.

                (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Works Great!

                By Theresa

                from NYC

                Pros

                • Works Effectively

                Cons

                • Bleaches Fabric

                Best Uses

                • Adult Acne
                • Severe Acne

                Comments about Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength, 1 oz:

                I have had severe acne since age 12, I am now 26 years old, and I have tried everything on the market. I have used accutane 2x, tried laser and microdermabrasion, in addition to the pills and creams from the dermatologist. I had great luck with this product and with zapzyt (also sold on this site.) It took awhile but I finally figured out that the benzyl peroxide products worked well for me while the salicylic acid products were not very effective. This product does bleach fabric so you need to be careful w/ towels and pillow cases but overall this product has been very effective for me.

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Didn't do much

                By Mirai

                from CO

                describe yourself Budget Buyer

                See all my reviews

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                • Ineffective

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength, 1 oz:

                  I have moderate acne and the product worked slightly. I didn't see any drastic improvements, but a little.

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