Perricone MD – Skin Clear Cleanser (Discontinued)

If your skin is troubled with excess oil and acne symptoms, try Skin Clear Cleanser, a deep-cleaning adult acne treatment. Not only does it reduce excess sebum (i.e. oil), but it eliminates surface contaminations and provides anti-aging benefits.

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Features and Benefits of Skin Clear Cleanser

Skin Clear Cleanser helps treat troubled skin as well as signs of aging, like fine lines and enlarged pores.

This cleanser clears skin and more thanks to its formulation of:

  • Eucalyptus Leaf Oil: cleans surface contaminations and cools and calms skin.
  • Salicylic Acid: unclogs pores and reduces excess oil.
  • Alpha Lipoic Acid: gives a deep clean and minimizes pore size and scarring.

Alpha Lipoic Acid also protects skin cells from free radical damage, diminishes fine lines and wrinkles, and reduces pore size, puffiness and other imperfections.

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Ingredients and Application of Skin Clear Cleanser


Aqua (Water), Butylene Glycol, Glycolic Acid, Dimethyl MEA (DMAE), Cetyl Alcohol, L-Tyrosine, Stearyl Alcohol, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Propylene Glycol, Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Diazolidinyl Urea, Xanthan gum, Methylparaben, Allantoin, Bisabolol, Propylparaben, Disodium EDTA.


Dr. Perricone recommends cleansing face and neck 2X daily.

For best results, complement with other Skin Clear products.

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Recent Reviews of Skin Clear Cleanser

A real treat – “I have acne-prone/sensitive skin and I’m 41 yrs old. I’ve had this product for 3 weeks and use it 2X/day. It doesn’t irritate my skin at all, and I think my lines and wrinkles under my eyes look better. A real treat for my skin and not ridiculously expensive.” —From Sephora

Changed my skin – “My skin is oily and prone to breakouts, especially when I use the wrong products. It took awhile to get used to the cleanser because it doesn’t foam and it feels like a cream cleanser (which is a no-no with my oily skin). It almost feels like you’re washing your face with moisturizer. So I was a little skeptical, until i noticed how amazing my skin was looking. the texture is so smooth, the pores are smaller (and totally un-noticeable on my nose), and the breakouts are essentially gone.” —From DrugStore

Great skin care – “So I am in my thirties and having breakouts, but still have dry skin and this is THE FIRST line I have been able to use with no issues. Skin feels softer after first application. Works best as a complete regimen.” —From Sephora

Great cleanser for oily sensitive aging – “At many periods in my life I have suffered from severe acne which I have hidden so well many folks had no idea. I’m now 32 years old and am still suffering periodically, but mostly oil control for aging sensitive skin is the issue. I know this sounds a bit over-the-top especially from someone who has tried every skin regiment under the moon, many spa treatments and regular visits to too many dermatologists to discuss in the absence of alcohol; but this cleanser is the best so far!” —From DrugStore

Skin looks so much better – “I am raving about Dr. Perricones skin clearing wash and toner. I have dehydrated skin that likes to break out around my hairline and forehead,and nothing worked to clear most of it up but these products. My skin feels clean but not dry, and I love that the products are not only skin clearing, but anti-aging. If I can afford too I will buy them again when I run out…” —From Sephora

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45 Comments • Please comment below


  1. I have used this product and it is fantastic! My skin has never looked so lively and clear. I really do hope skin clear products comes back on the market. But it does worry me… Why was this product line discountinued if it had such great review and from experience really worked!? Is there something the users of this product should be worried about?

  2. This seems like a fabulous product for me to give a try as I have suffered from adult acne for far too long!! I especially like that it combines both acne fighting ingredients as well as anti-aging properties.

  3. I’m writing to stress my deepest concern that the Perricone “Skin Clear” cleanser has been discontinued. I have suffered with acne for years, and I’ve tried everything, every method, medicine, and skincare regimen. It wasn’t until I stumbled upon Dr. Perricone Skin Clear cleanser in 2010 that I found the product that LITERALLY changed my life. I saw continuously clear skin all day, everyday, for the first time since I was a child. It was my absolute “Holy Grail” cure-all product. I can’t even express how my skin (not to mention my confidence and overall outlook on general life) changed for the absolute positive thanks to Dr. Perricone and his miracle – “Skin Clear Cleanser.” Needless to say, since this product has been discontinued, I no longer have the means to achieve such results – and it seems that, along with my skin, my confidence and lifestyle have been extremely negatively affected, and I am absolutely begging that the Dr. Perricone Skin Clear Cleanser be re-released. It would not only change my skin for the better, but my life as well. I know I speak for so many others who had achieved such amazing results with it as well. Just read all of the comments below: The demand is out here, I promise. I sincerely beg of you to re-release this product and make it part of a permanent line. It has the power to change lives, this we all know! Thank you so much for your consideration.

  4. Please!!!!!!!! Bring this product back. It was the only thing I could use. The best cleanser and hydrator in history.

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  6. I loved the hydrator from the skin clear line that was discontinued. I tried the hypoallergenic nourishing moisturizer on the recomondation of one of your reps on the phone but found it to be way too oily for my already oily sensitive acne prone skin

  7. I wholeheartedly AGREE! PLEASE bring this line back, there’s nothing much to lose- the formulations have already been created. Is it possible to offer it to your loyal customers as an ONLINE ONLY exclusive, JUST for availability? I understand the money and market approach to successful business, but people see that you have fans who love this SKIN CLEAR LINE. Thank you for your time and consideration!

  8. I have recently gotten my hands on the skin clear cleanser , I simply love it , only product I have ever purchased that really worked what an improvement .Cannot understand why they would d/c it…

  9. omg why is this even discontinued. :(

  10. Where all else fails, your “Skin Clear” series works. All those people out there who have adult acne, and have tried the Skin Clear range, can attest to this.

    ….but every consumer’s biggest nightmare – “discontinued”.

    Please bring it back…..or at least bring in a replacement range. Please?

  11. I love this cleanser. What product will take its place since its now discountinued?

  12. I would love to try this. Is it discontinued forever or will there be a replacement? I am super oily and can’t seem to find a combination to help balance my skin.

  13. I am 24 years old and have sensitive irritated skin with mild (but still annoying) acne and acne scarring. I haven’t found that perfect product that my skin seems to love and I would love to try something new.

  14. I have recently begun to realize that my clear skin teenage years came at a price – adult acne! I would love to try your skin clear products, particularly the cleanser, to help combat this newly developing problem.

  15. Love it.

  16. I really need something to help me with my acne adult, thank you

  17. I recently tried a sample of the skin clear cleanser as well as the skin clear hydrator at my local Sephora. I’m 21 years old and, although I had no acne as a teen, I’ve broken out in the last 6 months and nothing seems to be working to combat it! It’s humiliating. So far I’ve noticed a visible difference with your products but they’re expensive. I would love to be a tester and see if I can get rid of these persistent pimples once and for all! Choose me!

  18. I would like to try the skin clear cleanser!

  19. I am very interested in testing these products because at the age of 28 I suffer from adult acne. I have tried many products but not Dr. Perricone and I have heard many wonderful things. I would love to review them. Thank you for this opportunity :)

  20. I need help! My skin is horrible after giving birth to my child! I need anti anging AND acne treatment. I’m to the point I do not want to leave my house.

  21. Though I have been battling acne since my teens, my skin’s texture and resilience has changed significantly throughout my 20s. I am now 29 years old and still have large flare-ups resulting in marks that last for weeks or months after the pimple dissolves. I just purchased the Skin Clear Cleanser and am excited to see the results!

  22. I have had fairly clear skin my whole life, until for the last year (I’m 25 with 2 young children) my skin has been going crazy..I have severe cystic, nodule acne all along my jawline and now whiteheads (i’ve NEVER had those before!) I’ve been trying everything possible to clear my skin, but it just keeps getting worse! I would love to try your products and see if they could help, thank you!

  23. [...] glands naturally overproduce oil. Cleanse properly to keep excess oil from causing acne. Try Perricone MD Skin Clear Cleanser, a non-drying cleanser which possess anti-aging [...]

  24. I have combination skin which is very annoying. I’m hoping this cleanser will help!

  25. I would love to win this cleanser.. I have trouble acne skin since I was 11!

  26. I really wanted to try Perricone products! I need a good, solid cleanser to clear up my skin… I hope Perricone does it all!

  27. I want to try this so badly. It seems near impossible to have beautiful skin. Prove me wrong!

  28. I would love to get rid of my embarrising acne so please make it possible for me to do so by sending me this product sample!

  29. I would love to try this. At 36, I still get breakouts especially on my chin as well as dry patches on my faces and oily skin. I would love to use Perricone products to make my skin balance out and look and feel younger looking.

  30. I’m 40 and started peri-menopause this past year and my skin is going crazy. One day it’s dry, the next it’s breaking out.. would love to try your product.

  31. I LOVE how Perricone products treat my reactive redness! Nothing else has helped to calm my skin so much.

  32. [...] gives you an overall description in so many words. I’ve been using the Perricone MD Skin Clear Cleanser and Toner, otherwise known as the Acne Mini Kit,  for about 3 weeks now. I love that you can feel [...]

  33. I am 35 and have rosacea on top of acne as well as a super oily face all my life. I have been using estee lauder since high school because my skin was sensitive to the usual “teen” products that are out there and still not happy yet that is all I can use without my face looking worst. I have lost all hope….please help :(

  34. Im 28 years old and i still break out like im sixteen! Please help! I have big pores from years and years of having this horrible skin and nothing has worked.

  35. I am 49 years old tried everything and still get acne my face takes forever(months) to clear up and scarring from one zit is horrendous with pitting. I am so embarrased. I cannot hold my head high anymore.

  36. i am 26 years old and have skin problems all my life and have not found one product that makes much of a difference for very long if at all. its unreal how much time and effort and money i have put into trying to find something that works!!!

  37. I bought the sample kit with this cleanser and it did wonders for my skin. I usually break out in my t-zone area but after 2 weeks of using Perricone, my face was pimple-free. I’m done with the kit and now my pimples are coming back so I’d love to try this product again.

  38. I am 19 years old and suffer from acne and acne scars and i get burned easily. I have almost every product out there and it either starts clearing my skin leaving it dry and peeling or doesn’t help at all. Your cleanser and full treatment products for inside and outside the body sounds like I would really benefit from it. I would love to try your product especially since I’m trying to get into the modeling and acting industry this would help immensely. thank you for coming up with this product.

  39. I have so many large, plug black and brown heads that I would love to get under control, as well as too much oil production, even at the age of 50.Perhaps this cleanser could help?

  40. As a 33 year-old woman with combination skin, Perricone’s Skin Clear Cleanser and Acne Toner both seem like just the products I should try. Sometimes, I feel like I get more acne now, as an adult, than I did as a teenager!

    Thanks so much for the chance to win this product! Also, I would just love to be a product tester for Perricone MD — I would be more than happy to share my honest opinions.

  41. I am 61 years old with a complexion that rivals someone perhaps 10 years yonger. I am a great fan of Dr. Perricone’s anti aging products and have used them for a number of years. Having had occasional breakouts (probably hormonal), I have tried many acne products without much success. However, once I added the Skin Clear cleanser and toner, I have not had one blemish. Thank you Dr. Perricone!

  42. I am interested in trying this product because even though I am 50, my skin is extremely oily, and I get blackheads, (big plugs ) on my T zone and all down the sides of my face.Certain times of the month, I get a few pimples.( I had horrible acne from ages 11-26 years of age.) It is hard to find a product that doesn’t dry out too much and aggravate fine lines, while still fighting oil.

  43. I would love to try ANYthing NV Perricone because his line is the best one for me after nearly 7 years of trying just about every skin care system in America. NV Perricone has the only cleansers and products that don’t make my very fair, sensitive skin break out or get red.
    I would love to try the Skin Clear cleanser because even though I am 50, I have very oily skin, and overly active sebacious glands.(I had horrible acne from age 11-26 years of age.)I have trouble now, with big ,plug blackheads on my cheeks ,sides of my face, and in the T zone.It is hard to find a skin cleanser that can fight problematic skin and fight wrinkles at the same time, and that is why I would like to try this product. Thank you, Melanie Joseph avid Perricone user and promoter

  44. Dr. Perricone has some great products with science and research behind it. This one is especially good.

  45. I got a sample of the skin clear cleanser and my face is clearing up for the first time in a very long time. Please make it possible for me to continue with this product to see if my skin will stay clear.