Clearasil is an American brand of skin care and acne medication, whose products contain chiefly benzoyl peroxide, sulfur & resorcinol, triclosan, or salicylic acid as active ingredients. Clearasil has a wide range of products both for rapid and sometimes slow acne treatment and for everyday prevention. Clearasil was invented in the United States in 1950 by Ivan Combe with the help of chemist Kedzie Teller. At this time, it was the first dermatological brand created specially for younger skin to fight against pimples. The active ingredients in the original product were sulfur and resorcinol, similar to the pre-existing adult acne product Acnomel. Founders in the industry, Clearasil is a skincare brand specially formulated to help teens in the fight against acne. As the medicated acne care expert, Clearasil is renowned for its highly effective range of acne treatment creams, facial washes and cleansing pads.