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Size 8.5 oz · ITEM 571265
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$39.00

It's worth a try...I love this wash...Perfect for Acne Prone Skin...I love this cleanser!It leaves your face feeling smooth,not tight or dry,and it cleans very well.Iy is exspensive,but a little goes a long way this gel cleanser,it lathers well and it's a big 8 oz bottle.i'll see how long it will last meand if it last atleast 2 months i'll definetly buy it again!wich I know it will,so ill be cleaning my face with this till the end,because it's awesome
What it is: A gel that effectively cleanses pores and helps diminish the look of fine lines and wrinkles as it exfoliates with glycolic and salicylic acids.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Glycolic Acid (AHA): Works as a chemical exfoliator to help improve the look of fine lines, wrinkles, pores, and uneven skin texture.
- Salicylic Acid (BHA): Works as a chemical exfoliator to help improve the appearance of problem skin.
- Citric Acid Extracts: peach, white oak bark, lemon, lime, linden, grapefruit and arginine extracts help to clarify and brighten skin‘s appearance.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of phthalates and mineral oil.

What Else You Need to Know: This luxurious formula provides advanced exfoliating and cleansing to help diminish the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, pores, and other signs of aging. It dissolves makeup, emulsifies oil, and chemically exfoliates with glycolic and salicylic acids while visibly brightening botanicals help clarify the look of skin.

Clinical Results: In a 4-week consumer-efficacy study on 25 women ranging in age from 35 to 65:
- 96% agreed their skin appeared brighter
- 92% agreed they appeared more youthful
- 88% agreed they saw an improvement in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
Size 0.5 oz Tube/ 15 mL · ITEM 1682350
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$5.50

Goes on so smooth...Soft and not oily...THIS CLEARED MY ACNE LIKE NO OTHER....It's super light weight, controls my oily skin all day, makes my make up appear flawless, no smell, this bottle lasts a very long time, you can use it as a primer, doesn't go on oily, and is a great moisturizer for my skin
What it is: A dermatologist-developed, oil-free face moisturizer that balances and refreshes oilier skin types.

Skin Type: Combination and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Oiliness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Sunflower Seed Cake, Barley Extract, and Cucumber Fruit Extract: Help support skin’s barrier, improve its resiliency, and balance and retain skin’s moisture levels.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Acts as a natural moisture magnet.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. This product is also vegan.

What Else You Need to Know: This refreshing gel moisturizer delivers up to eight hours of oil-free hydration, slips on easily, and absorbs quickly. It helps support skin's moisture barrier, so more moisture stays in and skin looks healthier.
Size 5.07 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 2208395
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$29.00

I love the scent...I like the scent...great cleanser for oily & acne prone skin...I don't think it's designed to get rid of acne so much as it's designed to prevent the possibility of a breakout so if you've acne prone skin I'd recommend using something specifically for that alongside this product, if not switching to a blemish focused cleanser altogether (like I am considering)
What it is: A gel cleanser enhanced with tea tree oil and plant-derived squalane that cleanses pores to help balance skin and reduce excess surface oil.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Blemishes, Pores, and Oiliness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Tea Tree Oil: Purifies and calms skin.
- Squalane: Weightlessly locks in essential moisture.
- Magensium: A mineral shown to have purifying effects.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This gel formula massages into a light lather, and removes makeup while leaving skin healthy-looking and visibly clearer. The sulfate-free, non-drying formula features squalane to keep skin feeling ultra-soft. Biossance’s formula is enriched with tea tree grown in Northern Australia with eco-friendly practices.

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Size 6.7 oz Pump · ITEM 1564723
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$41.00

best for my skin...LOVE in a Bottle...SAVIOR of sensitive+combo oily+acne skin...(PS - my skin is acne prone - the lotion version of this gave me/contributed to deep acne that took 3 weeks to clear - so I'd wholeheartedly recommend the gel version unless your skin is drier than the Sahara and you're one of those mystical god-beings who don't have to deal with acne at 23 like I do)
What it is: A dermatologist-developed, oil-free face moisturizer that balances and refreshes oilier skin types.

Skin Type: Combination and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Oiliness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Sunflower Seed Cake, Barley Extract, and Cucumber Fruit Extract: Help support skin’s barrier, improve its resiliency, and balance and retain skin’s moisture levels.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Acts as a natural moisture magnet.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. This product is also vegan.

What Else You Need to Know: This refreshing gel moisturizer delivers up to eight hours of oil-free hydration, slips on easily, and absorbs quickly. It helps support skin's moisture barrier, so more moisture stays in and skin looks healthier.
Size 7.5 oz/ 225 mL · ITEM 2057529
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$38.00

New fav face wash...I love this stuff...And the best part...fewer break outs!!...When using this in combination with a general gentle skin cleanser, and using the Gel with a silicone scrubber, and always a good moisturizer, I'll get 1-2 zits a month
What it is: A cleansing gel that gently exfoliates, decongests pores, removes makeup, and washes away bacteria with the power of hydroxy acids.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and blemishes, Oiliness

Formulation: Heavy Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Willow Bark Extract: Gently exfoliates and clears pores (contains salicylic acid).
- Farnesol: Helps prevent breakouts by preventing the growth of bacteria on the skin.
- Barosma Betulina Leaf Extract: Works to reduce and refine pores by balancing oil production.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: Soap and sulfate free, this non-stripping Alpha Beta® cleanser lifts away dead skin cells and debris while toning skin. Safe for use around the eyes and great for all skin types, its deep cleansing action creates a rich lather to ensure that skin feels deeply cleansed, yet soft and balanced.

Clinical Results: In a consumer study after 1 day:
- 100% agreed the product thoroughly cleansed their skin
- 98% agreed the product did not leave their skin feeling oily or shiny
- 93% agreed their skin looked and felt soft and smooth
- 93% agreed their skin felt balanced

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Size 5.0 oz / 150mL · ITEM 2227551
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$34.00

does a great job...has helped my KP...I have sensitive, combination, acne prone skin....Having said that this is a good product, my skin feels soft and fresh after using it, these gels get a bit addictive but I do believe they are more gentle than other forms of exfoliation so I don't believe you can use too much of a good thing
What it is: A lightweight gel peel that gently exfoliates and cleanses skin of debris for a complexion that appears smooth, bright, and healthy-looking.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dullness and uneven texture, Dark spots, Fine lines and wrinkles

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Exfoliating Molecules: Bond together during the buffing action to produce a physical peel.
- Multi-Fruit AHAs: An antioxidant-rich blend that provides chemical exfoliation.
- Pomegranate Enzymes: A powerful antioxidant infuses into the skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This peel gel works in three ways: as a physical peel to remove the outer layer of dead skin, as a chemical peel for in-depth exfoliation, and as a treatment to help skin appear firmer and brighter for a healthy-looking complexion.

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Size 4.22oz/ 125mL · ITEM 2080141
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$10.00

Gets the job done...Good For Dry Skin...I have acne and very sensitive skin....After about a month of using it daily, my face feels smoother than it used to and my acne isn't too bad (I've hormonal acne, so a skin care product isn't going to make it disappear entirely)
What it is: A daily cleanser that removes makeup, cleanses, tones and soothes the skin while maintaining skin hydration.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dryness, and Redness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Beetroot Syrup (An Amino Acid Derivative of Natural Plant Origin): Maintains hydration and prevents dryness.
- Aloe Vera Extract: Soothes skin.
- Glycerin of Natural Plant Origin: Prevents loss of hydration.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: Formulated with 99 percent natural ingredients (this percentage includes water), this daily gel cleanser effectively cleanses while maintaining skin hydration. The clean-rinse formula doesn't leave skin feeling tight or dry. Its clinically proven skin tolerance makes it suitable even for sensitive skin.

This tube is made from 62 percent plastic from sugar cane residue.

Clinical Results: In a consumer test on 21 volunteers, after 28 days of use:
- 95% found that it thoroughly cleansed their skin and removed makeup from their face and eyes
- 100% found that their skin was toned
- 100% found that their skin was softer

Ingredient Note: All Sephora Collection products comply with the most rigorous international laws on product safety—going beyond satisfying European and US Cosmetics regulations. They also satisfy the strictest internal requirements of development, quality, traceability, and safety, and lead by example with a Restricted Substance List that excludes more than 1,400 substances.

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Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
Size 5.1 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 2114551
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$34.00

I like this wash...I love this wash...cleared up my acne quick!...I can't really say if its helped clear up my skin as I've hormonal acne that flares up sometimes regardless of what products I use, but I can say that it doesn't irritate my skin further, which is all I'm really looking for in a cleanser
What it is: A lightweight oil-balancing moisturizer made to mattify.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
-Willow Bark: Helps minimize pore appearance.
- Konjac Root: Mattifies the skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: REN Clarimatte™ T-Zone Balancing Gel-Cream whisks away the excess oil that causes shine while hydrating skin for a comfortable, healthy-looking complexion. Willow bark gently purifies to balance skin as seaweed, cranberry seed oil, and candle tree shield from free radicals and premature aging. Japanese konjac root helps even skin tone to create a well-balanced, radiant appearance.

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Size 8.4 oz/ 250 mL · ITEM 2002103
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$39.00

It's worth the $...I love the smell...The only cleanser that calms my acne....Thankyou so much @influenster @Dermalogica and @Sephora for sending me this special gel cleanser,I like that it starts as a gel and it turns to a foamand a little goes a long way.I applied as directed and rinsed off with warm water when I was done my face felt very smooth and refreshing.The smell is very light and fresh I like that it has a calming balm.And also the best thing is that its a vegan product and cruelty free.I was very satisfied with this cleanser I would totally recommend this clea
What it is: A soap-free cleanser that gently removes impurities, without disturbing the skin’s natural moisture balance.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dryness, and Oiliness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Lavender: Soothes skin.
- Quillaja Saponaria Bark Extract: Naturally foams and cleanses.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Dermalogica’s Special Cleansing Gel is a soap-free, naturally-foaming cleanser that gently rinses away toxins and debris to leave skin feeling smooth and clean. Lightweight and mild enough to use every day, it also features calming balm mint and lavender extracts to soothe the skin and clear pores.
Size 0.5 oz/ 15 mL · ITEM 1592856
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$18.50

But it does work...No scar was left...Great for acne or irritation...On one hand, yes it works and my acne goes down (not overnight though, it takes a few days of consistently using it twice a day), but sometimes it does irritate my skin & it feels like the acne spot is burning
What it is: A topical formula for breakouts with results as good as a leading prescription.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Clears dead skin cells that can contribute to clogged pores.
- Witch Hazel: Minimizes shine on the skin‘s surface and tightens the appearance of pores.
- Laminaria Saccharina Extract: Helps decrease oil buildup that can lead to breakouts.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates. This product is also gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This formula with salicylic acid helps clear the look of blemishes. It also helps prevent new ones from making an unwelcome appearance. If you have acne-prone skin with persistent blemishes, use this fast-drying formula all over your face or as a spot treatment.
Size 3.4 oz/ 100 mL · ITEM 1495860
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$48.00

It is NOT a scam...it feels so soft...I've combination, sensitive, acne prone skin....1st way to tell: if you use it in a very dry area such as elbows it will have a much larger quantity of little rolls of dead skin than if I put the same amount on my face (which I exfoliate regularly) so clearly if it's not getting as much dead skin in that area, with the same amount of product, then it's not just a trick in the way the gel gets tacky-- that is really dead skin
What it is: A peeling gel that visibly rolls and lifts and sweeps away impurities when massaged onto skin.

Skin Type: Normal

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Blemishes, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Pineapple, Pomegranate, and Keratinase Enzymes: Exfoliate skin’s surface.
- Cellulose: Smooths skin.
- Glycerin and Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates and soothes.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.

What Else You Need to Know: This peel gel’s formula with multi-action pineapple, pomegranate, and keratinase enzymes and cellulose effectively peel to help uncover a smoother, fresher, brighter-looking complexion. It also helps remove impurities and unclog pores for a more youthful, radiant, and firm look.
Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2377406
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$44.00

So happy with it...my skin loved it...It has helped with my acne as well....I got this Murad Clarify oil free water gel for free as a sample in return for my honest opinion on it and I must say I absolutely love this water gel and it has helped with my acne significantly and I highly recommend this product
What it is: A non-comedogenic gel moisturizer for oily and acne-prone skin that intensely hydrates, exfoliates, and visibly refines for a balanced-, non-greasy-looking finish.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Provides intensive, long-lasting hydration.
- Ginger Root Extract: Comforts and soothes.
- Salicylic Acid: Exfoliates, visibly refines, and smooths.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, oxybenzone, and sulfates SLS & SLES. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Visibly purify and refine your skin with this hydrating water gel. Hyaluronic acid provides intensive hydration, salicylic acid exfoliates, and Korean red pine extract fights quorum sensing—which is known to cause microbiome imbalance and irritation associated with acne breakouts (including "maskne").
Size 2.53 oz/ 75 mL · ITEM 2014611
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$28.00

Not harsh at all...I love this peel...Awesome peel even for sensitive acne prone skin....It works a lot like the Japanese Cure Aqua Gel where it will ball up on your face so that you are essentially exfoliating with the product itself rather than something harsh that could tear or rip the skin (sugar, salt, etc.)
What it is: A refining peel gel that gently cleanses skin and improves dullness with natural enzymes like papaya and bromelain.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dullness and Uneven Skin Texture, Dryness, and Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Papain (Papaya): Helps to fight free radicals and support skin.
- Bromelian (Pineapple): Assists in gentle exfoliation.
- Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Polysccharides: Helps to calm and nurture skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: Natural enzymes work to dissolve dead skin cells while helping to clear out congestion. Aloe leaf calms and soothes skin, making this ideal for even the most sensitive skin types. This multitasker has skin ready for the week, appearing refined, brighter, and more evenly toned.

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Size 3.38 oz/ 100 mL · ITEM 2458891
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$65.00

best of the best...It's a must have...And even better I had no breakouts....This is a good cleanser, perfect for a second cleanse after removing makeup at night, however I don't really see any good benefits from it after using it for about a month, other than it hasn't dried my skin out
What it is: A visibly revitalizing daily cleanser powered by TFC8® technology and formulated with active botanicals to cleanse, purify, and renew the look of your skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Uneven Texture, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Highlighted Ingredients:
- TFC8®: Nourishes and protects skin, supporting cellular renewal.
- Rose Flower Water: Visibly tones, refines, and soothes while supporting a strong skin-defense system.
- Aloe Leaf Juice: An antioxidant-rich, soothing emollient that hydrates and protects skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: Like three cleansers in one, this light gel evolves into a hydrating milk when applied onto damp skin and then morphs into a gentle lather to leave skin feeling hydrated, nourished, and radiant (never dry or stripped).

Clinical Results: In a 12-week consumer-perception study of 105 subjects:
- 100% agreed skin was cleansed without feeling stripped
- 100% agreed product gently removed makeup
- 100% agreed the skin's barrier felt maintained after use
Size 6.7 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 1932359
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$95.00

Suds like a dream...So clean and smooth...I have super sensitive, acne prone, oily skin....Although it has a slightly unpleasant smell, it's a good cleanser that's been helpful with my acne and some minor scarring I may use it twice a day if my face feels gritty, sweaty, etc
What it is: A gentle foaming gel cleanser which draws out impurities, excess oil, and pollutants with a refreshing light touch.

Skin Type: Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Oiliness, Dullness and uneven texture

Formulation: Gel

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, and triclosan. This product is also gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Crafted with La Mer’s proprietary Deconstructed Waters™ and enriched with cell renewing Miracle Broth™, daily debris is removed to help the complexion maintain its delicate balance, then rinses right off. Skin looks energized, fresh and vibrant.