I sat on buying this thing for a year - it just seemed so expensive... can't I just wash my face with a clean facecloth every day and leave it at that? Well, between blackheads, breakouts, uneven tone and a slew of other concerns, I decided to trust the endless rave reviews.
From the first use I could tell that my face was cleaner than I could ever get it with just my hands or a facecloth alone, even better, I had to use half as much of my usual cleanser, and my face didn't feel stressed out and sore anywhere. I started with the included brush, then bought myself the deep pore brush.
I have gotten compliments on my skin "radiant", "younger", "fresh". My skintone has evened out, the blackheads on my chin and nose are nearly gone and my breakouts are less severe and strictly hormonal instead of being caused by the whimsy of my combination skin.
I love the charger, as it just clings to the unit with magnets and I get about two-three weeks out of a single charge using the Clarisonic twice a day. At first I hated the timer, but you really shouldn't be washing your face for more than a minute; no one wants sore cheeks. The cleanser that comes with this kit is rather unremarkable, but a great extra to throw in a travel bag.
Seriously, this is worth the money. It's changed the look of my skin and, by proxy, my life.