Olay Fresh Effects Clear Skin 1-2-3 Acne Solution System is specifically designed to cleanse, treat and mattify skin to instantly reduce the look of blemishes, redness and pores!

When used together, this innovative system:

  • Deep cleans
  • Penetrates pores to help clear blemishes and blackheads
  • Helps prevent new blemishes from forming
  • Instantly neutralizes the look of redness and shine for healthier-looking skin


Get clear skin using Olay Clear Skin Acne Solution System

*Visual assessment on 29 women by expert graders at 15 minutes compared to Proactiv Renewing Cleanser, Revitalizing Toner, and Repairing Treatment system.

3 Steps to Perfect:

The Olay Fresh Effects Clear Skin 1-2-3 Acne Solution System is a 3-step system that cleanses, treats and mattifies to instantly reduce the look of acne.

Step 1: Cleanse

Acne Hater Deep Scrub is formulated with 2% salicylic acid to penetrate pores and eliminate most blemishes and blackheads while reducing excess oil.

Step 2: Treat

Spot Zinger is formulated with 2% salicylic acid to instantly target and improve the look of blemishes in just 10 minutes.

Step 3: Mattify

Swirled Mattifier is a swirled moisturizer that mattifies skin, quickly reducing the look of shine and redness. It’s formulated with 10 complexion benefits in one bottle to leave skin shine-free and healthier-looking.

10 Instant Complexion Benefits:

  • Diminishes oil
  • Reduces the look of redness
  • Minimizes the look of breakouts
  • Primes skin for make-up
  • Decreases the look of pores
  • Smoothes skin’s surface
  • Mattifies skin
  • Brightens skin
  • Evens out skin tone
  • Hydrates skin

Better than Proactiv

The Olay Fresh Effects Clear Skin 1-2-3 Acne Solution

System and Spot Zinger work together to instantly reduce the look

of acne in 15 minutes—better than the Proactiv 3-step program.*


Reduce the look of acne in 15 minutes with Olay Acne Solution System

1) Cleanse

  • Splash warm water onto face
  • Dispense a small amount of {Acne Hater Deep Scrub!} into hands and work into a rich, foamy lather
  • Massage gently over face and neck
  • Rinse thoroughly
  • For best results, use daily, working your way to 2 times daily*

2) Treat

  • Apply {Spot Zinger!} to dry, clean skin, massaging the affected area with the formula
  • Start with 1 application daily to avoid excessive drying
  • Increase to 2 to 3 times daily if needed (or as directed by a doctor)*
  • If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application

3) Mattify

  • Round out your regimen with {Swirled Mattifier!}
  • Once you’ve cleansed and performed spot treatment, smooth on the formula for a smooth, matte finish
  • May also be used as a smoothing primer before make-up application
  • For best results, use daily


Acne Hater Deep Scrub!:

Salicylic Acid 2.0% - Acne Treatment. Inactive Ingredients: Water, Sodium Lauroamphoacetate, Polypropylene, Sodium Myristoyl Sarcosinate, Sodium Trideceth Sulfate, Glycerin, Sorbitol, Oxidized Polyethylene, Acrylates Copolymer, Fragrance, Peg-120 Methyl Glucose Trioleate, Peg-100, Citric Acid, Disodium Edta, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Panthenol*, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract^, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Flower Extract**, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract***, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract^^, Chromium Hydroxide Green, Iron Oxides. *Pro-Vitamin B5, **Citrus, ***Mint, ^Chamomile, ^^Green Tea.

Spot Zinger!:

Salicylic Acid 2.0%, Water, Ppg-15 Stearyl Ether, Dimethicone, Glycerin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Titanium Dioxide, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Talc, Stearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Behenyl Alcohol, Dimethiconol, Isohexadecane, Decylene Glycol, Steareth-21, Laureth-7, Fragrance, Disodium Edta, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract***, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Flower Extract*, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract**, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract^.*Citrus, **Mint, ***Chamomile, ^Green Tea

Swirled Mattifier!:

Water, Isohexadecane, Glycerin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Niacinamide*, Isopropyl Isostearate, Titanium Dioxide, Stearyl Alcohol, Kaolin, Talc, Cetyl Alcohol, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Behenyl Alcohol, Benzyl Alcohol, Panthenol**, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Mica, Methylparaben, Fragrance, Ethylparaben, Decylene Glycol, Laureth-7, Propylparaben, Stearic Acid, Peg-100 Stearate, Cetearyl Glucoside, Cetearyl Alcohol, Disodium Edta, Sodium Hydroxide, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract^^, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Flower Extract***, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract^^^, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract^, Chromium Oxide Greens. *Vitamin B3, **Pro-Vitamin B5, ***Citrus, ^Mint, ^^Chamomile, ^^^Green Tea.

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Ratings and Reviews

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4.62/5 (39)
  • Value
  • Effectiveness
  • Product Feel


Purvis, Ms
Skin Type:
Product Feel

Mostly good

I love the mattifier and scrub! But the spit treatment absolutely sucks. All it does is bring the acne to head, the opposite of what it's supposed to do!

Yes, I recommend this product!

Auburn, AL
Skin Type:
Product Feel


This system works great for me! I have cystic acne, THE worst kind of acne possible and I feel like I've tried EVERYTHING to no avail. I expected nothing when I started using it. But this stuff? Boy was I shocked- It actually worked! I will be purchasing again and again, OMGoddess!

Yes, I recommend this product!

florida, FL
Skin Type:
Product Feel

This product is amazing

This product is amazing because i've been using it for awhile now and my face has cleared up so much.

Yes, I recommend this product!