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Size 6.75 oz · ITEM 654228
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$30.00

my fav...LOVE it...great for acne prone skin...I've been struggling with random breakouts for about a year now, and I didn't need a harsh acne cleanser, but regular deep cleansers weren't doing the trick to eliminate the 1-2 pimples I was getting a month.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A powerful cleanser with two types of salicylic acid purifies pores and treats acne—even after rinsing.

Solutions for:
- Acne and blemishes
- Oiliness
- Pores

If you want to know more…
This ultimate acne gel cleanser that helps dissolve excess oil, purify pores, clear existing blemishes, and prevent future breakouts. It is formulated with two types of salicylic acid: a free form that starts treating immediately and an encapsulated form that continues treating even after rinsing. Green tea extract helps soothe and calm irritation for healthier-looking skin.

What else you need to know:
"I suffered from acne as a teenager...having acne was very emotional for me, and I can identify with my patients who feel their acne is never-ending. I also understand the frustration of using harsh acne ingredients that leave behind dryness, irritation, and redness. In addition to formulating Clarifying Cleanser with two types of salicylic acid that treat immediately and over time, I selected the most soothing, calming ingredients to counteract dryness and irritation."—Howard Murad, M.D., FAAD

This product is cruelty-free and formulated without gluten.

Research results:
Clinically tested by an independent laboratory and proven safe for sensitive skin.

In a 3-day clinical study:
- 94% said it dissolves excess oil
- 94% said it deeply cleanses skin
- 88% said it improves skin’s overall appearance
- 85% said it leaves pores feeling clean of impurities
Size 4.2 oz/ 125 mL · ITEM 1027507
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$21.00

Love It!...Works Great...Great Acne Product...With in a month of using this product and the toner, my daughters acne had improved to maybe one or two pimples on her face.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry

What it is:
A mild, medicated cleanser that fights acne.

Solutions for:
- Acne and blemishes
- Pores
- Oiliness

If you want to know more…
Ideal for all skin types including sensitive, this cleansing foam helps clear and prevent acne. It gently removes dirt and excess oil while fighting acne breakouts, leaving skin soft, smooth, and comfortable.

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

What else you need to know:
This product is allergy tested, non-acnegenic, and free of fragrance, oil, SLS, alcohol, and gluten.
Size 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1217710
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$21.00

Love it...It's OK...Good for sensitive, bad for acne...As far as a cleansers go, it does leave my face feeling clean and it looks like a few little problem areas are clearing up after only a few uses.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A fragrance-free, gentle cleanser that effectively removes makeup, dirt, and grime, leaving skin soft and supple.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Redness

If you want to know more…
This Face Cleanser features a whipped texture that transforms into a sumptuous cream when blended with water. Infused with a powerful botanical antioxidant blend, it helps safeguard skin against environmental aggressors while also calming irritated skin. This non-stripping, pH-balanced formula works to maintain skin’s natural acidity and helps reduce flair-ups, never leaving skin feeling tight or dry.

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

What else you need to know:
This product is allergy-tested, free of artificial fragrances and colorants, and safe for sensitive skin. They are also cruelty-free.

First Aid Beauty provides everyday essentials and targeted skincare solutions that deliver immediate relief, lasting results, and feel-good textures. Their products are formulated with only clean, skin-loving ingredients that are carefully selected so you don’t have to worry about what’s in (and not in) your skincare products. There are over 1,300 ingredients on FAB’s no-no list, including artificial colorants and artificial fragrances, parabens, ethanol, ethyl alcohol, denatured alcohol, methanol, n-butyl alcohol, isopropyl alcohol, sd alcohol, lanolin, propylene glycol, phthalates, mineral oil, petrolatum, formaldehydes, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban, talc, and sulfates.
Size 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1227883
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$28.00

love it...THE BEST...Keeping it clean and breakout free....I've purchased this cleanser a number of times thus far, because it works well without over-drying my skin - I use Benzoyl Peroxide on my skin for acne so it tends to get very dry, so I need a cleanser that will do it's job without leaving my skin like sand paper.
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 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.

Clean at Sephora
When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid.

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without:
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, Triclosan, Triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.

Clean at Sephora
When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid.

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without:
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, Triclosan, Triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
Size 24 oz · ITEM 1059765
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$44.00

MY LOVE...LOVE IT...HORMONAL ACNE GOOD BYE!!...Pros: - quick and easy process - product lasts a while - great with Clarisonic - helped with redness Cons: - did not completely clear up my acne (this would be the best scenario )
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An award-winning, highly effective one-step facial cleanser to tone and hydrate skin.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Dryness
- Uneven skin tone

If you want to know more…
Begin with the most basic step of all. Purity Made Simple one-step facial cleanser is an award-winning cleanser that melts away dirt, oil, and makeup. It tones and lightly hydrates in one simple step for skin that feels perfectly clean and comfortably balanced. Formulated for all skin types and gentle enough for the sensitive eye area, it deep cleans pores while natural oil extracts help condition skin.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
Purity Made Simple Cleanser is part of a collection of philosophy products designed to soothe even the most dry and sensitive skin. It is a 2008 "Best of Sephora" Winner. You may also use this fragrance-free formula to clean your makeup brushes.

Research results:
Clinical results:
- 100% reported that the cleanser is gentle enough for the eye area
- 97% reported effective removal of dirt, oil, and makeup
- 97% reported a clean, residue-free finish

This product is a 10-year Allure Reader’s Choice award winner (2016).
Size 5.1 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 487694
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$38.00

love it...Love it....Love, prevents breakouts when used consistently...The cleanser is gentle enough to use 2-3 times a day and makes you feel cleaned but not dry, it has been good with my acne prone skin at keeping things at a even hydrating level.
What it is: A bestselling, do-it-all cleanser for all skin types that’s tough on makeup but gentle on skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Amino Acid-rich Soy Proteins: Help support natural elasticity and healthy skin.
- Rosewater: Soothes and balances.
- Borage Seed Oil: Nourishes.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates.

What Else You Need to Know: This gel face wash has a cult following for the way it gently removes everyday dirt and makeup—even mascara—without drying the skin. With amino acid-rich soy proteins, soothing cucumber extract, and balancing rosewater, it tones, soothes, and softens for a radiant, healthy-looking complexion.

Clinical Results: In an in-vivo test:
- 97% reported more supple skin
- 93% said it soothed and softened their skin
- 90% said their skin was balanced and healthy-looking
Size 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1375682
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$23.50

Love it...it's ok...My spots and acne has improved a lot....I personally find this cleanser to be great for my combination skin, although it does leave a little bit of tightness on my dry cheeks if I don't use a moisturizer.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A face wash that suds up into a frothy lather to gently cleanse as it balances both dry and oily areas for skin that feels comfortably clean and refreshed.

Solutions for:
- Oiliness
- Dryness

If you want to know more…
Formulated with tourmaline, broad leaf extract, and wheat protein, this clever cleanser discourages excess oil production while protecting dry areas. Skin feels comfortably clean—never tight, pulled or parched.

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

What else you need to know:
An essential oil blend of spearmint, field mint, bergamot, lavender, and geranium uplifts the mind and skin as you get comfortably clean.
Size 16 oz/ 480 mL · ITEM 1933001
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$42.00

love it...must buy...but helped my acne....Won't prevent a pimple break out but will give you a soft complexion, help with blackheads and give you clean skin and can be used on a daily basis.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A micro-exfoliating, daily facial wash.

Solutions for:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
This daily facial cleanser is formulated with micro-exfoliating beads to gently polish and scrub away impurities. It’s an award-winning microdelivery 30-second cleansing mini peel that reveals a smoother, brighter, more even complexion as it cleanses and lightly tones. It’s ideal for all skin types, including aging and sensitive skin.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates
Size 6.75 oz · ITEM 1224724
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$39.00

LOVE IT...love it!!!...Awesome for Acne...the cleanser is a different texture than most a little runny,feels great on skin very smooth,leaves it feeling very clean...I also bought the Murad toner together my skin feels amazing
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An extra gentle antiaging acne cleanser featuring sustained-release salicylic acid to help clear skin and restore youthfulness.

What it is formulated to do:
Time Release Acne Cleanser’s low foaming formula delivers sustained-released acne medication and improves skin’s appearance. Encapsulated salicylic acid technology provides a long-acting acne treatment that stays active even after rinsing. Amino acids and hyaluronic acid bind moisture to skin to optimize hydration and restore suppleness while antioxidants neutralize free radicals to preserve a more youthful appearance. Time Release Acne Cleanser is recommended as a step one cleanser in any Murad® antiaging acne regimen. It clears skin and restores youthfulness as part of Dr. Murad’s Inclusive Health® system of care.

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

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologist developed, scientifically proven, and tested on people, not animals.

Research results:
Clinically tested by an independent laboratory and proven safe for sensitive skin.
Size 8.5 oz · ITEM 571265
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$38.00

Love it...Just right...Removes makeup easily, feels great, helps with breakouts!...It works to keep the skin clean and oil free for a while but it dries out my skin like crazy causing me to compensate with a lot of moisturizer which made my skin really oily after a while (combination skin )
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 5.2 oz/ 147 g · ITEM 1027572
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$16.50

Clear skin...Best Product...The best acne soap...I had acne on my back and it clear up I was amaze after a week of using this soap
What it is:
A mild, medicated soap for the face and body.

What it is formulated to do:
This bar helps clear and prevent acne on the face and body. It gently removes dirt and excess oil while fighting acne breakouts with encapsulated salicylic acid. Skin looks and feels calmed, smooth, and comfortable.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This product is ideal for all skin types.
Size 5.1 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 2114544
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$32.00

Quite Decent...Improves Skin...Nice cleanser, Okay acne fighter...I tried everything including spending a small fortune on Clinique's 3 step system plus a few more products from them also and nothing was helping, I actually thought that my skin was worse using the Clinique.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A purifying clay cleanser formulated to combat the appearance of breakouts and blemishes, leaving skin visibly clearer and calmer.

Solutions for:
- Blemishes
- Pores
- Redness

If you want to know more…
This soothing face wash thoroughly cleanses and purifies to leave skin clearer and calmer. French kaolin clay absorbs excess sebum and detoxifies impurities while zinc gluconate reduces shine. Salicilin, from willow bark, provides mild exfoliation to unclog blocked pores while actives purify the skin. An essential oil complex of chamomile, lavender, and sage reduces and calms inflammation and redness. Flavonoids from mayblossom extract tone skin and help reduce the appearance of large pores.

What else you need to know:
REN products are free from synthetic fragrance, pore-blocking petrochemicals, sulfate detergents, silicones, synthetic colors, animal ingredients, and parabens. In addition, REN products do not contain potential irritants including: glycols and diglycols (such as propylene glycol), PEG's, PPGs, urea, D.E.A, T.E.A, PABA and other synthetic sunscreens, aliphatic alcohols/hydrocarbons, phthalates, fumarates, amines, alkanolamines, synthetic AHAs/BHAs, polyacrylamide, metacrylate, elastomer, poloxamer, styrene, vinyl, polyquaternium, synthetic chelating agents, nylon, nitriles, nitrates, nitrosamine releasers, bromates, fluor, aluminum, or alumina. This product is cruelty-free, vegan, noncomedogenic, and formulated without gluten.

Clean at Sephora
When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid. 

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without: 
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
ITEM 2186211
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$30.00

Love it...It's ok...Cleared my chin breakouts...I have acne prone skin, and Boscia was really helpful clearing it up and giving me a glowy complection.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A black charcoal face cleanser that warms on contact and visibly reduces pore size, lifts impurities, bans excess oil, exfoliates, and brightens the complexion.

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

If you want to know more…
The Detoxifying Black Cleanser creates a smooth, luminous, clarified, and healthy-looking complexion. Brimming with purifying black activated charcoal and vitamin P, the active component in citrus peel, the formula warms skin on contact to open the pores, then lifts away dirt, oil, and impurities to combat acne and blemishes. Artichoke leaf extract visibly minimizes the appearance of enlarged pores instantly and over time by increasing skin elasticity to brighten and tighten the pore wall. Radiance-boosting vitamin C and exfoliating glycolic acid refine skin texture, fade dark spots, and provide antiaging and antioxidant protection. Skin is left looking and feeling smooth, even toned, and glowing.

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.

Clean at Sephora
When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid. 

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without: 
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, Triclosan, Triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.