Get Clearer Skin in Three Easy Steps

Get Clearer Skin in Three Easy Steps

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  • Salicylic Acid helps to deliver smoother and brighter skin by clearing the pores of excess oil and skin cells.
  • Grape Extract – a potent source of AHA’s exfoliates dead skin cells to help even skin tone, while Tangerine Peel Extract brightens dull skin.

Have you noticed your skin has started to change recently? Have you had enough of breakouts, uneven skin texture and oiliness? Clear Start is a brand created by the professional skin experts at Dermalogica. We specialise in targeting teen and young adult breakouts, blackheads and shine to help you achieve your healthiest skin. Our formulas are clinically proven, technology-driven and designed to nurture (not strip) your skin. Clear Start products are designed to support your skin whilst it’s changing, as a result of those pesky hormones.

As skin health experts we understand the skin changes that happen during our younger years. You may experience increased breakouts, uneven skin texture or excess oil and enlarged pores. We are here for you! The Clear Start range by Dermalogica delivers professional grade skin care for younger skins. We combine the best of science and nature to target the changes hormones are causing your skin.

Keen to keep your skin under control? A good skin care routine is one of the most important things you can do. The best thing about the Clear Start range is that you can effortlessly care for your skin in just three easy steps. Simply Prep, Treat and Glow.


When tackling oily breakout prone skin, prep is key. This step includes cleansing and exfoliation.

Breakout Clearing Foaming Wash is ideal for achieving a really thorough cleanse and leaves the skin feeling squeaky clean but doesn’t strip it’s essential moisture. This cleanser contains Salicylic Acid, to deliver smoother and brighter skin by clearing the pores of excess oil and skin cells. 

To achieve smooth skin with even skin tone, exfoliation is key. Clear Start Breakout Clearing Liquid Peel is a powerful rinse-off exfoliating peel formulated for breakout-prone skin. With 10% AHAs and 2% BHAs, it exfoliates deep under the skin to remove dead skin cells and excess oil.


Our next step is treating the skin with targeted formulas. The Clear Start line offers a few options depending on your main concern. For breakouts, check out our Breakout Clearing Booster. This contains an incredible complex called the TT Complex, which is clinically proven to kill breakout clearing bacteria in just 15 minutes. For blackheads, opt for our Blackhead Clearing Fizz Mask. The unique fizzing technology activates upon application, helping to open pores, decongest skin and facilitate blackhead clearing. Sulfur helps keep skin clear. Kaolin Clay absorbs excess oil and purifies the skin.


Your last step is to add hydration to achieve a healthy glow! Many believe if you have oily skin, moisturising will make it worse. However, the reality is, not moisturising is going to be much worse. You just need the right kind of toner and moisturiser.

Micro-Pore Mist is your perfect choice for targeting enlarged pores, blackheads and general oiliness. Unlike traditional toners used on cotton pads, Micro-Pore Mist is SD alcohol free, meaning it won’t strip or sensitise your skin.  

Whilst your skin is still damp from your toner, apply your moisturiser. Here is a quick reference guide to find the best Clear Start moisturiser for you. All designed to lightly hydrate and defend skin without clogging pores.

Cooling Aqua Jelly
Skin Type: Oily
Product Texture: Gel
When to use: Morning and Evening
 Skin Soothing Hydrating Lotion
Skin Type: Oily/Balanced
Product Texture: Lotion
When to Use: Morning and Evening
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