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Clearly Corrective Brightening & Exfoliating Daily Cleanser

A skin brightening face wash that gently exfoliates skin and purifies it from harmful environmental pollutants.

Clearly Corrective Brightening & Exfoliating Daily Cleanser

A skin brightening face wash that gently exfoliates skin and purifies it from harmful environmental pollutants.

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Product details
This exfoliating face wash gently purifies skin and helps remove dirt and environmental pollutants while visibly improving overall clarity. Infused with White Birch Extract and Peony Extract, this formula gently removes dirt, oil and pollution. Formulated with Pearlstone, a natural exfoliant, this skin brightening face wash smoothes and refines the feeling of skin for a more radiant appearance. Help clarify and visibly brighten skin with our purifying cleanser, gentle enough for use twice per day.
  • Cleanses and purifies skin to effectively remove dirt, oil and environmental pollutants while helping to improve skin clarity
  • Gently exfoliates skin to soften, smooth and refine while respecting the skin barrier
  • Formulated with Pearlstone, a natural exfoliant derived from volcanic ash; and White Birch and Peony Extracts, this cleanser helps to clarify and visibly brighten skin
  • Dermatologist-tested for safety
  • For all skin types
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How to Apply Brightening & Exfoliating Daily Cleanser
  • Apply a small amount of facial cleanser to clean fingertips
  • Gently massage onto face using upward, circular motions, avoiding the immediate eye area
  • Rinse thoroughly or remove with a damp washcloth
  • Can be used morning and night
  • For best results, follow with your regular skincare routine and SPF protection
  • Explore the rest of the Clearly Corrective™ skin brightening products like our treatment water, dark spot corrector and skin brightening moisturizer for a routine that helps visibly reduce dark spots and skin discolorations

Key Ingredients
Pearlstone

Pearlstone

Pearlstone is a natural exfoliant derived from volcanic ash. Also referred to as Perlite, this gentle exfoliant is known to help refine and brighten skin.

White Birch Extract

White Birch Extract

White Birch Extract is a sugar-derived ingredient known for its ability to restore hydration and nutrients to the skin. In our skincare products, this potent active ingredient works with Activated C to help even skin tone.

Peony Extract

Peony Extract

Used in traditional Chinese medicine, Peony Extract is a natural antioxidant that helps protect against oxidative damage. In our formulas, it works with Activated C to enhance skin clarity.

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This exfoliating face wash gently purifies skin and helps remove dirt and environmental pollutants while visibly improving overall clarity. Infused with White Birch Extract and Peony Extract, this formula gently removes dirt, oil and pollution. Formulated with Pearlstone, a natural exfoliant, this skin brightening face wash smoothes and refines the feeling of skin for a more radiant appearance. Help clarify and visibly brighten skin with our purifying cleanser, gentle enough for use twice per day.
  • Cleanses and purifies skin to effectively remove dirt, oil and environmental pollutants while helping to improve skin clarity
  • Gently exfoliates skin to soften, smooth and refine while respecting the skin barrier
  • Formulated with Pearlstone, a natural exfoliant derived from volcanic ash; and White Birch and Peony Extracts, this cleanser helps to clarify and visibly brighten skin
  • Dermatologist-tested for safety
  • For all skin types
Print
How to Apply Brightening & Exfoliating Daily Cleanser
  • Apply a small amount of facial cleanser to clean fingertips
  • Gently massage onto face using upward, circular motions, avoiding the immediate eye area
  • Rinse thoroughly or remove with a damp washcloth
  • Can be used morning and night
  • For best results, follow with your regular skincare routine and SPF protection
  • Explore the rest of the Clearly Corrective™ skin brightening products like our treatment water, dark spot corrector and skin brightening moisturizer for a routine that helps visibly reduce dark spots and skin discolorations

Print
Pearlstone

Pearlstone

Pearlstone is a natural exfoliant derived from volcanic ash. Also referred to as Perlite, this gentle exfoliant is known to help refine and brighten skin.

White Birch Extract

White Birch Extract

White Birch Extract is a sugar-derived ingredient known for its ability to restore hydration and nutrients to the skin. In our skincare products, this potent active ingredient works with Activated C to help even skin tone.

Peony Extract

Peony Extract

Used in traditional Chinese medicine, Peony Extract is a natural antioxidant that helps protect against oxidative damage. In our formulas, it works with Activated C to enhance skin clarity.

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Clearly Corrective Brightening & Exfoliating Daily Cleanser is rated 3.6 out of 5 by 135.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Physical exfoliants shouldn’t be encouraged I went to my local store and informed the rep that I was looking for a new cleanser. She recommended this one. I’ve liked her recommendations in the past so without looking at the packaging too much I decided to give it a try. It’s a physical exfoliant. ALMOST ALL skincare professionals who are truly educated will advise against a physical exfoliant. Especially for someone who suffers from hyperpigmentation like myself. Physical exfoliants cause microtears in the skin likely to aid in the production of more skin discoloration. So the fact that Kiehl’s, a skincare company so highly regarded, has employees promoting this product shocked me. While I understand why it’s in their product armory, people like why they like regardless of science so make the product for them so they don’t go elsewhere—don’t encourage its usage. It damages skin.
Date published: 2019-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing!! Have had SOO many compliments on my skin since using this product. Really happy with this face wash and will certainly be repurchasing.
Date published: 2019-05-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favorite This is my all time favorite face cleanser!!
Date published: 2019-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Feels amazing This cleanser feels amazing when you apply it, my face loves! it I love the texture and how you can seriously use one drop and it goes a long way!
Date published: 2019-05-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from New formula doesnt clean as well as old formula This is the new version of the skin brightening exfoliator and it doesnt work very well at all. The old version was 100 times better and cleansed the skin so well to prevent breakout but this new version doesnt work at all and not worth the costs. Please bring back the old formula of the product in the attach picture .
Date published: 2019-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Suits my skin I bought this a few months ago and didn't know what to expect after reading mixed reviews. As I haven't used the old formula I can only comment on my findings. I love it and the results I am getting on my older, yet oily and blemish prone skin. I apply it to a wet face and use a wash cloth to take it off, rinse the cloth and rinse my face again, following on with the Clearly Corrective Toner and moisturiser. I do change the cloth daily and use quite warm water. I have noticed my enlarged pores are a lot less noticeable, which is a huge positive to me and my foundation goes on a lot better. Just about to order my 2nd tube :-)
Date published: 2019-03-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bad Reformulation The Clearly Corrective Treatment Water is such a disappointment, I have used the Clearly Corrective Clarity-Activating Toner for many years. Kiehl’s, why so many formulation changes …Such as the Clearly Corrective Exfoliator? Micro-Blur Skin Perfector? I have been a loyal Kiehl’s user for 10+ years, with all these changes, I’ve switched half my skin care line to another brand.
Date published: 2019-01-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not for very sensitive skin Day 1- upon first use my skin felt clean, bright and fresh. By the next day I could tell my skin was suffering already, it felt itchy, tight and sore. By the end of day 3 my acne had errupted and the whole of my face was bright red and so sore. I was gentle and used only a little of the product and I was very upset because I explained my skin issues to the rep and she assured me this would be OK. I stopped using it after day 3 and its taken a full week for my skin to go back to the way it was before. Far too searching for my skin.
Date published: 2019-01-12
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Does this product contain micro-plastics?

I am concerned about plastic pollution and am trying to avoid using products that contain plastic microbeads. I know this product contains natural exfoliants, but can someone confirm whether or not it contains plastic microbeads?
Asked by: KathrynC
Yes - ACRYLATES COPOLYMER - is a micro-bead plastic used for abrasion.
Answered by: Stephen
Date published: 2018-10-11

Are you going to go back to the old formula?

I was about to order more face wash but I see you changed it and the reviews are horrible. I have sensitive skin and even within the Kiehls line have issues. I hope you will be changing back.
Asked by: cgreen

Is this safe to use to wash around eye area?

Asked by: EliDominguez

Does this cleanser foam up, in addition to exfoliating-- like the Clearly Corrective Purifying Facial Cleanser?

Asked by: Anonymous
The clearly corrective brightening & exfoliating daily cleaner does have a light foam. I highly recommend it.
Answered by: tracy lewandowski
Date published: 2018-01-31
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