Nighttime Skin Detox Routine

Your new nightly skin detox routine.

Have you ever noticed your pores feel more clogged at the end of the day? Excess oily sebum and other impurities can build up all day, especially if you have oily skin, wear oil-based makeup or incorporate oils into your daily skincare routine.

So, if your skin is crying out for a nightly detox, we have just the thing: charcoal made from Japanese Ubame Oak wood. It’s the key ingredient in our new Clinique Take The Day Off Charcoal Cleansing Balm and is known to reduce excess oily sebum and detoxify pores. Knowing how tricky it is to find a makeup remover or cleansing balm for oily skin, we wanted to develop a special formula that combines the detoxifying power of charcoal with all the benefits of our original #1 makeup remover.

Have we unlocked our best makeup remover for oily skin? See for yourself with this new nightly skin detox routine.


Step 1: Supercharge your cleanse with charcoal.

Start with our #1 makeup remover, now with the detoxifying super powers of charcoal: Clinique Take The Day Off Charcoal Cleansing Balm. It's like a detox for the skin. 

Step 2: Follow with Liquid Facial Soap.

If you don’t have a double cleansing ritual, you do now. Dermatologists developed the All About Clean Liquid Facial Soap Oily Skin formula just for you. This oily skin saviour works into a soft, non-drying lather to remove flakes, dirt and debris, plus protect skin’s natural moisture balance. Use it nightly as part of your skin detox, then repeat in the morning.

Step 3: Exfoliate with Clarifying Lotion.

Rise and shine? No thanks. Liquid exfoliation with Clinique Clarifying Lotion 4 is essential in removing the excess oil that can lead to breakouts. Apply to a cotton ball and sweep gently over your neck and face. Repeat in the morning.

Step 4: Hydrate with Moisture Surge.

It may seem counterintuitive but hydration is still super important for oilier skin types. Finish your nighttime routine with an oil-free moisturiser, like Moisture Surge 100H Auto-Replenishing Hydrator, to hydrate your skin while you sleep. This refreshing gel-cream formula with hyaluronic acid and aloe bio-ferment delivers a hit of lightweight hydration and leaves skin smooth, soft and glowing. Use it nightly at the end of your skin detox routine or as a 5-minute plumping mask.

If you have any skincare questions, or need more help creating your ideal skincare routine, book in for a 1:1 Skin School consultation with one of our expert Consultants. You can also get skincare recommendations in seconds with Clinical Reality – our 30 second skinanalysis tool. 

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