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Size 0.3 oz/ 10 mL · ITEM 1375690
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$17.00

5 stars...love it...Great for Reducing Pimples...I have tried this a couple of days ago., & its suprisingly a very effective gel for me., I Also tried the clinique acne clearing gel, however I can say that this one is much effective because its clears the pimple bumps without getting darken for a long period of time.
What it is:
A blemish-busting acne spot treatment with salicylic acid.

What it is formulated to do:
Red PMS pimple? Bad joke breakout? Heal, fight, and fade it fast. Just dab on a dot and feel blemish-busting salicylic acid instantly help speed healing while anti-spot technology helps visibly correct post pimple darkening. Skin-calming caffeine and red algae help relieve irritating redness. And to help keep skin looking spotless, super exfoliators eliminate excess oils and pore-clogging debris.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Synthetic Fragrances
- Synthetic Dyes
- Petrochemicals
- Phthalates
- GMOs
- Triclosan

What else you need to know:
Best for all skin types.

Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1910579
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$48.00

In love...Love it...This stuff has helped my breakouts and completion....Well it's a gel so that's understandable - makes my skin feel really good in the morning, but it leaves some residue which makes it look like the gel kinda got peeled off your face when you made contact with your pillow.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An antiaging serum with potent AHAs to smooth skin texture, even tone, and reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles while you sleep.

Solutions for:
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Dark spots and uneven skin tone
- Fine lines and wrinkles

If you want to know more…
Wake up to a more even and luminous complexion with Invigorating Night Transformation™ Gel. This multitasking antiaging serum is loaded with a concentrated multi-source AHA complex—including glycolic and lactic acids—and microalgae. This potent retexturizing gel formula is designed for daily use, so you can see results night after night. The cooling gel texture is lightweight to absorb quickly, even as it delivers skin-nurturing hydration.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This is the first product Ole developed based on healthy continued exfoliation. Unlike other AHA products, Invigorating Night Transformation Gel contains ingredients that both exfoliate and soothe, meaning it can be used every night. This product is vegan.

Research results:
In a consumer study on 35 women, after 8 weeks:
- 100% of users agree this product softens skin
- 97% of users agree this product conditions skin
- 97% of users agree this product creates smoother skin
- 97% of users agree this product improves skin radiance
- 91% of users agree this product refines skin texture
- 91% of users agree this product renews skin’s appearance

Size 3.4 oz · ITEM 1451038
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$54.00

Yay !...Love it...IT DOES WORK, FOR ACNE ONLY...A little skin history for myself: i've suffered off and on from cystic acne on my face and back since I was a teen, and have tried pretty much every prescription acne treatment available.
What it is:
A potent, oil-free formula that minimizes the appearance of blemishes.

What it is formulated to do:
This advanced formulation reduces the appearance of whiteheads, blackheads, and blemishes, while cleansing pores and helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, acne marks, and residual discolorations. It contains maximum strength salicylic acid, along with potent glycolic acid complex, retinyl palmitate, licorice, arnica, and aloe, which support natural cell turnover. This product delivers proven antiaging benefits, leaving skin looking smooth, healthy, and younger.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Sulfates
- Phthalates
Size 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1227883
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$28.00

Top 5%...in love...It cleans my skin very well and does not make me breakout...My only complaints are that it's a little pricey (while a little goes a long way, and one bottle lasts me approximately half a year, $26 is still a lot to pay for face wash) and that while the packaging is nice, it'sn't recyclable... which sort of defeats the purpose of buying a more eco-friendly beauty product.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A sulfate-free face cleanser that purifies pores while protecting the skin's natural moisture barrier.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Oiliness

If you want to know more…
The Purifying Cleansing Gel brims with nourishing botanicals to leave skin thoroughly cleansed, soothed, and protected from free radical damage. Purifying hydrangea leaf cleanses and reduces the appearance of enlarged pores, removes dirt and excess oil, and lifts away impurities without drying or stripping the skin's moisture balance. Antioxidant-rich green tea soothes skin inflammation as it delivers natural antibacterial benefits, reduces excess oil production, and minimizes breakouts. Skin is left looking and feeling refined, smooth, balanced, protected, and radiant.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is safe for sensitive skin and is dermatologist tested. It is free of preservatives, artificial fragrances and colorants, gluten, and ethanol alcohol.
Size 6.7 oz Pump · ITEM 1564723
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$39.00

my fav...SO GOOD...Perfect for oily prone 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 )
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Oily
✔ Combination

What it is:
A lightweight, fast-absorbing gel hydrator developed specifically for the needs of combination to oily skin.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Oiliness

If you want to know more…
This genius gel developed by Clinique's dermatologists maintains optimal moisture balance for oily skin. The refreshing, oil-free formula combines all-day hydration with skin-strengthening ingredients so skin looks younger longer and feels fresh and comfortable.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This product is allergy tested, dermatologist developed, non-acnegenic, and free of oil and fragrance. For dry to combination skin types, try Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+. For the driest skins, try Dramatically Different Moisturizing Cream.
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1592831
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$26.50

Love it...SO GOOD...Highly recommend to anyone with acne prone skin...I just finished a small bottle of this, which lasted a little over a month (would last much longer if used as just a spot treatment, but a slather this stuff all over my face).
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry

What it is:
A daily treatment gel for acne-clearing results equal to a leading topical prescription.

Solutions for:
- Acne and blemishes
- Pores
- Oiliness

If you want to know more…
This ultra-powerful daily treatment gel is powered by Clinique’s four-in-one clearing complex with salicylic acid to start clearing blemishes instantly and help prevent new ones from forming. You can make visibly clearer skin a way of life.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This product is allergy tested, non-acnegenic, and free of oil and fragrance.

This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.
Size 1 oz · ITEM 1021930
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$65.00

Love !...it's ok...No pimples no hyper pigmentation, nothing....A little pricey but well worth the money, a little goes a long way too since I've been using the same bottle every day for a year and it still hasn't run out.
What it is:
A powerful skin lightening treatment gel featuring hydroquinone that rapidly reduces post-acne skin discoloration and helps combat breakouts.

What it is formulated to do:
Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel fades discoloration and dark spots that linger after breakouts have healed and minimizes future breakouts while a powerful skin lightening agent, hydroquinone, diminishes post-acne spots. Willow bark and tea tree leaf extract help treat blemishes and reduce irritation as AHAs exfoliate to restore clarity and tone. This must-have gel lightens acne spots and fights breakouts as part of Dr. Murad’s Inclusive Health® system of care.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is scientifically proven, dermatologist developed, and tested on people, not animals. Use with strong topical sun protection to maximize results.
Size 8.5 oz · ITEM 571265
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$38.00

So Soft...So good...I've very sensitive skin and prone to breakouts....I'm not fond of the packaging, however, having to unscrew and screw the cap on and off is not as good as a flip cap or pump cap, I'll often end up with a bit too much... A little bit goes a long way with this stuff and I that's something I love!
What it is:
A luxurious, antiaging facial cleansing gel that provides an exhilarating, peachy clean freshness for a beautiful, more youthful-looking complexion.

What it is formulated to do:
Oil-free, anti-wrinkle technology helps to clarify and brighten with glycolic acid, salicylic acid, extracts of peach, white oak bark, lemon, lime, linden, grapefruit, and arginine. An advanced deep pore resurfacing action supports natural cell turnover to help diminish the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and other signs of aging. It helps to effectively detoxify the pores, dissolve makeup, emulsify oil, and improve skin texture as it gently sweeps away dead skin cells and impurities that can make the complexion appear dull. Ideal for all skin types except sensitive skin, including dry, sun damaged, normal, combination, oily, and acne prone skin, this gel produces an ultraclean, refined, and revitalized complexion.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Phthalates

Research results:
In a 4-week consumer efficacy study on 25 women:
- 96% agreed their skin appeared brighter
- 92% agreed they appeared more youthful
- 88% agreed this product delivered antiaging benefits
Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1379221
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$40.00

It's ok...love <3...I love charcoal products for acne!!...Got a sample of this with a purchase...the sample lasted a long time - you only need a very small amount of this moisturizer since its a gel and spreads very easily After the sample finished, I purchased the product.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A cooling gel moisturizer that provides ultra-light hydration with the pore-refining benefits of black charcoal.

Solutions for:
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Pores
- Redness

If you want to know more…
This ultra-cooling gel moisturizer that delivers essential hydration as it refines skin texture, brightens skin clarity, and minimizes the look of pores with exfoliating glycolic acid, brightening vitamin C, and detoxifying activated black charcoal. It gives skin a refreshing drink of moisture for an instantly smooth, clarified complexion.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologist tested and free of preservatives, artificial fragrance, color, gluten, and ethanol alcohol.

Essential to every product is boscia's botanical blend: an effective mix of jojoba leaf and willowherb. Jojoba leaf is a powerful antioxidant that helps to prevent free radical damage caused by pollution, UV rays, and other environmental irritants. Willowherb is a natural skin-calming botanical that helps to alleviate inflammation and redness.
Size 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1675297
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$34.00

Love it...j adore...I have sensitive, combination, acne prone skin....It loves breaking out, it's incredibly sensitive and even skincare products that claim to be for sensitive skin make it BURN LIKE THEY ARE MADE OF LIQUID MAGMA, and thanks to the Retin-A that I've been using for half a year, I've to walk a tightrope of acne vs. having a beard and moustache made out of peeling skin that I can't.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A lightweight gel peel that gently exfoliates for deeply purified and radiant-looking skin.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Dullness/Uneven texture
- Uneven skin tone

If you want to know more…
This peel gel works in three ways: as a physical peel to remove the outer layer of dead skin, as a chemical peel to penetrate deep into skin for in-depth exfoliation, and as a treatment for skin to appear more firm and brightened for a healthy-looking complexion.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is preservative-free for sensitive skin, and free of artificial fragrance and color, gluten, and ethanol alcohol. It is dermatologist tested.

Essential to every product is boscia’s botanical blend: an effective mix of jojoba leaf and willowherb. Jojoba leaf is a powerful antioxidant that helps to prevent free radical damage caused by pollution, UV rays, and other environmental irritants. Willowherb is a natural skin-calming botanical that helps to alleviate inflammation and redness.
Size 5.1 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1609890
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$28.00

love it...Not Bad...cleared up my acne quick!...it's a litte pricey and the bottle doesn't last very long either ( about a month and a half for me and I use it twise a day) but it's worth it!
What it is:
A facial cleansing gel for complexions prone to oiliness and breakouts, particularly in the T-zone.

What it is formulated to do:
This luxurious gel works to balance the complexion, remove dirt, and dissolve excess sebum. The bio active extract of mayblossom provides skin with flavinoid nutrients as it works to decongest the skin.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
REN is skin care as it should be: each product uses the latest hi-tech bio actives, is free from skin-unfriendly synthetic ingredients, and is gorgeously pleasurable to use.
Size 1.69 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1785856
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$52.00

in love...so good...Also, it clears up my skin, no blemishes!...I apply this miracle of a product twice a day, in the morning after letting C-Firma settle in for a few minutes...and at night I either apply it after TLC Framboos on its own...or mix it with a drop of the Marula Oil (which is amazing but too rich for my skin if used 7 nights a week) creating a truly moisturizing velvety mixture.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An ultra-hydrating vitamin B5 gel that replenishes nutrients while delivering hydration throughout the day to improve the look of skin texture and tone.

Solutions for:
- Dullness and uneven skin tone
- Dryness
- Uneven skintone

If you want to know more…
B-Hydra™ is a cool glass of water for your thirsty skin. Uniquely formulated with pro-vitamin B5 and pineapple ceramide, B-Hydra attracts and holds moisture to the skin, helping skin to look healthy and illuminated. A watermelon rind/apple/lentil complex provides up to 24 hours of continuous skin hydration, and visibly reduces the appearance of fine lines while increasing moisture retention. Barberry extract adds soothing properties. Sodium hyaluronate crosspolymer soaks in to provide unsurpassed hydration and acts as a free radical scavenger. Drabness, dryness, uneven texture, and fine lines will appear diminished and skin will look brighter and more youthful with every application.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
Formulated with molecular size in mind, this lightweight, hard-hitting gel has a pH level of 5.5, and is ideal for all skin types. Drunk Elephant’s formulations are bioavailable or, in other words, able to easily penetrate your skin, without disrupting its balance.

Drunk Elephant only uses clean ingredients that either directly benefit the skin's health or support the integrity and effectiveness of our formulations. They never take into account an ingredient's synthetic or natural status, but instead choose based on its safety and bio-compatibility. You won't find silicones, chemical sunscreens, sensitizing dyes, perfumes, or fragrant essential oils of any kind in any of their products, making them appropriate for every skin type. This is Drunk Elephant’s commitment to you.

Drunk Elephant is a supporter of IEF (International Elephant Foundation) and is cruelty-free.

This product is vegan and gluten-free.

Research results:
In an independent consumer testing panel of 50 women age 25 to 55:
- 96% found skin looked healthier and felt nourished
- 94% found skin had a healthy glow
- 92% found skin looked radiant and no longer appeared drab or dry
- 90% found skin was quenched and visibly brighter
- 86% found skin felt hydrated
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1685866
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$38.00

Love it...Love it!...Helped calm my breakouts....It was a vicious cycle, I would find a product that seemed to work, use it for a week then end up with horribly chapped, raw skin just to start the whole process over.
What it is:
A uniquely textured beauty gel that targets breakouts, roughness, and the look of visible pores for clearer, smoother, and more beautiful skin.

What it is formulated to do:
Shiseido Ibuki Multi Solution Gel rapidly repairs breakouts, roughness, and dry patches while minimizing the appearance of visible pores. This multitasking formula leaves skin feeling supple and smooth, while its dewy concentrated gel texture moisturizes and adheres well to trouble areas. Rescue skin with this rebalancing formula that gives skin a smoother, more beautiful appearance.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Phthalates

Research results:
In a consumer survey of the results the next day after use:
- 80% felt skin's roughness improved
- 89% felt areas with skin troubles become softer and more supple
- 80% felt areas with skin troubles became smoother
Size 2.53 oz/ 75 mL · ITEM 2014611
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$28.00

love it...New Fav...No irritation no break outs....When I first saw the product I thought it was going to be a rough type of exfoliator (I've never tried a peel before) because there were blue beads in it but it was such a soft and gentle consistency.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A refining peel gel that gently and visibly removes impurities and dullness with natural enzymes like papaya and bromelain.

Solutions for:
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Uneven skin tone
- Loss of firmness and elasticity

If you want to know more…
Refining Peel Gel works with natural enzymes and powerful peptides by allowing you to gently rub away impurities and soothe your skin at the same time. The gel helps to gently pick up impurities that dull the skin, and in result, skin will appear more refined, bright, and firm.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
"The key to Saturday Skin is the Cha-7 es Complex™, an exclusive peptide formula that promotes skin's natural regeneration process. Rooted in science and derived from natural ingredients, the cutting-edge complex increases collagen and elasticity while reducing melanin production for a flawless, stress-free complexion. The complete collection helps you hit pause on aging and embrace your bare beauty. Free of added color and fragrance, the no-fuss, effortless regimen balances and revitalizes all skin types, leaving you free to soak up your Saturdays and keep on glowing all week long."

This product is cruelty-free.
Size 3.4 oz/ 100 mL · ITEM 1495860
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$48.00

In LOVE...Love it...I've very sensitive skin that's acne prone, this has not broken my face out so far, and it makes my face smoother....I've been a Sephora customer for many years - this is the first time I've reviewed a product but the PTR Peeling Gel is so amazing that I wanted to share my experience.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A unique peeling gel that visibly exfoliates by rolling, lifting, and sweeping away when massaged onto the skin as a result of physical and enzymatic mechanisms.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Pores

If you want to know more…
This innovative gel contains multi-action enzymes—pineapple, pomegranate, and keratinase—and cellulose to effectively exfoliate for a smooth, fresh, new-looking complexion without drying, irritating, or causing undue stress to the skin. This customizable treatment for the most sensitive to the most resilient of skin types helps remove impurities while helping clean clogged pores for a youthful, radiant look.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates
Size 8.5 oz · ITEM 1775360
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$38.00

so GOOD...Love it!...Cleared up my acne...I really do enjoy this cleanser a lot it has helped clear and minimize my pore size a lot (I use this with my clarisonic for a more intensive clean) it can be a little drying for my oily skin so I only tend to use it every couple of days.
What it is:
A purifying, decongesting cleanser with odorless Irish moor mud to clear the skin surface of pore-clogging impurities such as dirt, oil, and makeup, and impurities.

What it is formulated to do:
With the highest level of organic content in the world, 9,000 year-old black moor mud is harvested by hand from the Irish countryside. Rich in nutrients, essential minerals, and potent anti-oxidants, it protects against skin damage. Black hijiki seaweed provides vital nutrition and hydration as volcanic ash revitalizes and detoxifies skin. Activated charcoal has a magnetic effect that draws out impurities and toxins. Lactic and Salicylic Acids, Willow Bark, and Tea Tree Oil help gently remove pore-clogging dead surface skin cells to smooth and balance skin leaving a mattified, clear complexion. Skin texture is refined, brightened, and the appearance of pores is minimized over time.