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Just a very expensive salicylic acid treatment?
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Philosophy Clear Days Ahead™ Overnight Repair Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Pads

What it is:An easy-to-use, one-step acne treatment pad that reduces acne breakouts and promotes clearer skin. What it does:Wake up to clear skin. Pre-moistened acne treatment pads feature salicylic acid that gently removes dead skin cells, helps prevent future acne breakouts, and promotes clearer skin. They are formulated to prolong the effectiveness of salicylic acid with less potential for irritation while upholding a healthy skin barrier. The pads contain glycolic and mandelic acids to improve the appearance of large pores, discoloration, and post-acne scarring for a more refined, refreshed, even complexion. What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens- Sulfates- Synthetic Fragrances- Synthetic Dyes- Petrochemicals- Phthalates- GMOs- Triclosan
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Questions & Answers for Philosophy Clear Days Ahead™ Overnight Repair Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Pads

Question
how many pads are included in this set?
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
CzaCee
on Clear Days Ahead™ Overnight Repair Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Pads
3 answers
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answer 1
There are 60 pads in each container. Enjoy I love this product!
answered 9 months ago
BBeautyBBrains
answer 2
60
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
erbe
(Cedar Rapids IA)
answer 3
60 pads are included.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
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What is the percentage of glycolic acid in these pads?
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
Moonchica
on Clear Days Ahead™ Overnight Repair Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Pads
3 answers
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answer 1
Although I don't know the exact amount but the active ingredient (which is what is mainly present for acne fighting) is salicylic acid and that is .50%.
answered 9 months ago
BBeautyBBrains
answer 2
It contains a very mild amount of 1% so its not harsh at all.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
murphycaroline
(Columbus,OH)
answer 3
It doesn't say anything about glycolic acid on container but it contains 0.50% salicylic acid
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
nyfloridian
(Long Island, NY)
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how does this compare to oxy pads?
asked 1 year, 9 months ago
karinelingers
on Clear Days Ahead™ Overnight Repair Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Pads
3 answers
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answer 1
I find this far far more sensitive and it actually soothes my skin without drying. It is just all around less harsh. The pads stay very moist and are gentle.
answered 9 months ago
BBeautyBBrains
answer 2
Much more effective in my opinion
answered 11 months ago
cameragirl10
(Montreal, QC)
answer 3
Oxy pads burn & dry your skin. this product is refreshing & mild
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
chamilton53
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Can you use moisturizer after use?
Is it okay to apply your regular moisturizer after using this product or do you leave your skin bare?
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
MazeyBrazey
(Zurich, Switzerland)
on Clear Days Ahead™ Overnight Repair Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Pads
3 answers
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answer 1
Absolutely! I usually let it dry and sink in for a minute then apply my nighttime cream. I have had no issue with moisturizing after swiping the wipes! Enjoy!
answered 9 months ago
BBeautyBBrains
answer 2
I usually leave my skin bare but I only use it at night. If you are planning on using it in the morning I would probably use moisturizer too, but it's not totally necessary.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
caitieeeee
(Lancaster, PA)
answer 3
Yes, I use moisturizer and I have no problem.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
murphycaroline
(Columbus,OH)
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Can you use a night cream with this? How often to use these?
I use the Tarte Maracuja Oil before bed, but if I use these pads before bed is it still okay to layer on the night time face oil over it? It seems to me that adding any night cream over the overnight repair pads will interfere with the potency. My night cream doesn't break me out, at least I dont think so. If I use these pads for like 3 nights in a row to clear a breakout, then can i go back into my nightly skin regime? This is a tough question for me... Thank you for answering!!!
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
Jessa90
(Scottsdale, AZ)
on Clear Days Ahead™ Overnight Repair Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Pads
3 answers
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answer 1
I've been using them more or less every night continually unless my skin feels particularly dry that day. They're not really the best for getting rid of acne you already have, they're a preventative measure, so using them just for three days probably wouldn't be the best use for them. I follow with a night cream because I find them to be very drying. Put the product on, wait 10-15 minutes to allow it to soak into your skin and dry, and then you can follow with a bit of moisturizer, it shouldn't affect the product too badly.
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
magfish
(Toronto, ON)
answer 2
I think this product is perfect for layering. I allow it to dry on my skin then apply my nighttime cream. Works great!
answered 9 months ago
BBeautyBBrains
answer 3
I use these every night and morning. I wait until my face fully dries after using these pads and then I use night cream.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
erbe
(Cedar Rapids IA)
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Does this take off makeup?
Are you suppose to take makeup off with this stuff and not do anything else because it’s already cleansed or do you take off makeup and THEN use these?
asked 9 months ago
Laxqueen
(Fairfax, Virginia)
on Clear Days Ahead™ Overnight Repair Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Pads
3 answers
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answer 1
I think you should take off makeup first with a cleanser then use this pad as a treatment. It will take off makeup, but I don't think it would be the most effective because the solution really needs to sit on your bare dry skin.
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
magfish
(Toronto, ON)
answer 2
I removed my makeup first with a cleanser then I used this.
answered 9 months ago
erbe
(Cedar Rapids IA)
answer 3
No, it does not take off makeup. I usually take off my makeup, wash my face and use this as my 'toner' before bed.
answered 9 months ago
nlaport4
(Ontario, Canada)
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Should I use a toner with this product?
I wanted to know if I would overdry my skin if I were to use a toner and then apply this product. My toner is Origins United State Balancing Tonic.
asked 1 year, 1 month ago
gizmo494
(Englewood, NJ)
on Clear Days Ahead™ Overnight Repair Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Pads
2 answers
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answer 1
It depends on how dry your skin is already. If your skin is combination, or normal/dry, definitely DO NOT use this with a toner. You'll peel up really bad. I made that mistake. I honestly only use this product for my major oil producing areas. The medicine in it is very high quality, but aggressive.

The fact that you use a toner indicates to me that you already have a well-planned skin routine. If you need something that deep-cleans without stripping your skin (I NEED stripping, trust me) I recommend using the First Aid Beauty Skin Rescue Deep Cleanser with Red Clay maybe twice a week? It does a really nice job of balancing skin oil with natural balance without harsh chemicals, and I use it on my face about once every month, but on concentrate on my oiliest areas about 3 times a week. Use good judgement, but I love the combo of these two products!
answered 8 months ago
BettyBishop
(Spartanburg, SC)
answer 2
I wouldn't use a toner with this product, it would probably overdry and irritate your skin. If you want to, you could use them on alternating days.
answered 11 months ago
laureneg
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How long should I leave the pad on my face?
i don’t know show i just apply it a few second on my face or leave the pad on my face for a long time or even whole night.
asked 7 months ago
whitelalala
(Austin, Texas)
on Clear Days Ahead™ Overnight Repair Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Pads
2 answers
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answer 1
I use the pad to wipe my face down after cleansing. I swipe it across my entire face one or two times, sometimes three over my problem areas, then throw it out. I also like to follow with a moisturizer because I find it drying. The solution will stay on your face overnight, you do not need to leave the pad on that long.
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
magfish
(Toronto, ON)
answer 2
You won't leave the treatment pad on your face--just gently rub the pad all over your face, rubbing in very small circles to help massage the liquid product into your skin as much as possible. Once the pad is no longer moist, you throw it away--it's done all it can! :)
answered 6 months ago
Shenanigoats
(Atlanta)
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Does this help with acne scarring?
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
challan
(Vancouver, BC)
on Clear Days Ahead™ Overnight Repair Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Pads
2 answers
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answer 1
It helps with scarring that I have that appears reddish. It soothes these areas and prevents further acne related issues.
answered 9 months ago
BBeautyBBrains
answer 2
It does not claim to help scarring but I can say from experience that their Miraculous Anti aging Retinoid pads really do.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
nyfloridian
(New York)
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Glycolic acids
The description says "The pads contain glycolic and mandelic acids."
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
Moonchica
on Clear Days Ahead™ Overnight Repair Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Pads
1 answer
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answer 1
Yes it does but a very mild amount of 1% so its not harsh at all.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
gizmogetter
(Jade Terrisse)
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