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Size 8.5 oz/ 250 mL · ITEM 661157
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$40.00

What it is: A soothing, alcohol-free toner and setting spray that delivers hydration with a heavenly scent.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Rosewater

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

What Else You Need to Know: This cooling mist moisturizes for 24-hours for a healthy, dewy look. The extra-gentle formula for all skin types—even sensitive—is made with pure rosewater, revered since antiquity for its calming benefits. Use it to set makeup and refresh skin throughout the day.
Size 6.7 oz/ 198 mL · ITEM 1822683
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$36.00

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A balancing toner formulated with mineral-rich Umbrian clay that combats skin congestion, absorbs excess oil, and instantly purifies for soft, healthy-looking skin.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Blemishes
- Oiliness

If you want to know more…
Umbrian Clay Purifying Facial Toner helps to clear skin of impurities while absorbing excess sebum for a smooth, healthy appearance. Formulated with Fresh's proprietary mineral-rich Umbrian clay, as well as cinnamon bark, burnet root, and lavender floral water, the refreshing liquid formula balances and clarifies the complexion without stripping skin of essential moisture.

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

What else you need to know:
“Tucked away on the top of a hill in central Italy is a small gem of a town called Nocera Umbra. I traveled to this picturesque village almost 18 years ago to discover their hidden secret—Umbrian clay, an ultra-fine mineral-rich clay. This unique clay has been around for centuries and was even used by the ancient Etruscans for its array of benefits. I have been impressed with its versatility and high level of effectiveness ever since my first visit. I am always excited to develop new products that deliver the clay, which I call a ‘miracle ingredient,’ in its purest form. Our newest innovation is a purifying toner which does just that. Ideal for all skin types, I use the toner to gently remove impurities while toning and balancing my skin. The refreshing formula also minimizes the appearance of my pores without drying out my skin, leaving my complexion soft and smooth. I can’t live without it!”—Lev Glazman, Fresh Co-founder

Research results:
In vivo test:
- 97% felt their skin was clean
- 90% said it gently cleansed their skin and smoothed their skin texture
- 87% noticed it mattified their skin and absorbed excess oil
- 84% felt it balanced their skin
Size 3.3 oz/ 100 mL · ITEM 1524073
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$33.00

What it is: A noncomedogenic clay formula that polishes and purifies for clear, smooth, shine-free skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dullness and Uneven Texture, Pores, and Oiliness

Formulation: Scrub

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Umbrian Clay: Works to neutralize acidity, absorb oil, and refine the appearance of pores, purifying the complexion.
- Natural Bamboo and Olive Exfoliants: Gently polish away dulling, dead skin cells.
- Meadowsweet Extract: Helps to control oil and shine.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This clay-based face scrub dissolves dead skin and refines its texture with bamboo and olive exfoliants. It also minimizes pores and absorbs oil to help control breakouts and mattify (meaning no shiny T-zone). The star is Fresh's proprietary ingredient Umbrian clay to balance and clarify.

Clinical Results: In-vivo test:
- 97% felt the product exfoliated, deeply cleansed, and purified their skin
- 91% reported smoother, brighter, clarified, and more supple skin with decreased roughness
- 88% said it evened skin tone and smoothed imperfections
- 85% noticed it balanced their skin and reduced shine
- 82% felt it minimized the appearance of pores and calmed their skin
Size 8.4 oz/ 250 mL · ITEM 2242568
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$39.00

My favorite cleanser!...I love this it helps keep my skin clean, & has helped my acne...Keeps my skin clear and smooth - I've tried them all but always come back to this one.
What it is: A foaming, breakout-clearing cleanser that helps clear skin and reduce visible signs of skin aging.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Acne and Blemishes, Pores, Oiliness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Stimulates natural exfoliation to help clear clogged follicles.
- Menthol and Camphor: Helps cool and calm the 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: This cleanser clears excess oil while maintaining healthy-looking, hydrated skin. Menthol and camphor cool the skin while mild salicylic acid stimulates natural exfoliation to help clear clogged follicles and smooth away dullness that contributes to uneven skin tone and fine lines.
Size 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1217710
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$21.00

best !...love !...I have sensitive skin with acne at times....This cleanser kept my skin clean and clear I wear makeup everyday and getting it all off was a hassle but this cleanser got everything off after using it my skin felt clean it doesn't dry out my skin I love this cleanser so much.
What it is: A fragrance-free, gentle cleanser that effectively removes makeup, dirt, and grime, leaving skin soft and supple.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Pores, and Redness

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Aloe: Helps calm, soothe, and nurture skin.
- Allantoin: Helps calm and soothe skin.
- Glycerin: A natural humectant that helps hydrate and smooth skin's appearance.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This non-stripping, pH-balanced formula helps maintain skin’s natural acidity and reduce flair-ups. The sumptuous, creamy texture never leaves skin tight or dry. Infused with a powerful antioxidant blend, it helps safeguard skin against environmental aggressors while also calming irritated skin.

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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 4.2 oz/ 125 mL · ITEM 1027507
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$22.00

so good...Love it...IT CLEARED MY ADULT ACNE!...perhaps if your skin is very oily the alcohol will not have the same effect as it did on me....instead, I switched to using the acne solutions soap and it has been much better for my skin which arguably has a better lather and gives a deeper clean yet without the harsh drying side effects.
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 24 oz · ITEM 1059765
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$44.00

A fave!...not bad...Amazing for acne...I have been using many, many cleansers, from different brands including the very expensive brands and nothing has worked better than this, because I have gone from gentle cleanser that don't even clean my face that well to scrubing cleanser or intense, or acne, oil helping cleanser and they always end up drying me out, eventhough it says on the botthe that it wont.
What it is: A face wash for easy, one-step cleansing&151;Purity Made Simple Facial Cleanser, the number one face wash in America.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dryness, and Dullness and Uneven Texture

Ingredient Callouts: Free of phthalates.

What Else You Need to Know: 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.

This product is a an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.

Clinical Results: In clinical tests:
- 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
Size 6.75 oz · ITEM 654228
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$30.00

Love It...Love it~...Great cleanser for oily, acne-prone skin...The price may be a bit pricey, but trust me, you get a lot of product and you only need to use a about half a dime size of product per wash, because this thing foams up reallly,really well.
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 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 2186427
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$32.00

LOVE IT...In love...didn't breakup much...I grew up with an oil slick for a face, transitioned into combo skin in my late teens-early 20s and now at 25, I have normal-combo skin with early signs of sun damage thanks to growing up in Florida and using sunscreen sparingly in hopes of being the tannest girl in class when spring break ended -_- But I digress... On my search for a facial cleanser free of harsh detergents and strange chemicals that may or may not be harmful, I stumbled onto the Makeup-Breakup Cool Cleansing Oil.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A refreshing cleansing oil that melts impurities and makeup without leaving an oily residue.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Oiliness
- Fine lines and wrinkles

If you want to know more…
This gentle and effective cleansing oil removes makeup, brightens the complexion, purifies pores, and is packed with anti-aging and hydrating skin nutrients. It utilizes a unique nanotechnology that enables water to reduce the oil phase of this cleanser to micro-sized particles, which rinse away surface debris (including waterproof makeup) quickly and easily. Rich in Vitamin E (tocotrienols), this complex refines the appearance of pores, protects against free radical damage, detoxifies, and nourishes skin.

What else you need to know:
This product is preservative-free for sensitive skin. It is also 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.

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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 6.75 oz · ITEM 1224724
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$39.00

it's ok...love it...wonderful acne product for hormonal outbreaks...Because this doesn't foam, this is definitely NOT a makeup removing cleanser (I never tried but I would never use it to remove makeup - I am a die hard double cleanser and use a cleanser that foams nicely after my oil cleanser).
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 5.0 oz / 150mL · ITEM 2266377
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$28.00

Top 5%...Love it...I've dry, sensitive, and sometimes acne prone skin, and most cleansers that clean my face enough to keep breakouts to a minimum also dry it out, strip it of any natural oils, make it red and sometimes burn....This cleanser is a massage oil that goes on dry-no water on the face or hands- massage in circular motion all over the face (1 minute is best for length of massage)- by massaging the skin in a circular motion the skin will plump up and the circulation of the skin will improve.
What it is: A gentle, sulfate-free cleanser that thoroughly cleans skin while protecting its natural moisture barrier for a freshly cleansed complexion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness, Dryness, and Pores

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hydrangea Leaf: Purifies, refines, and minimizes the appearance of pores.
- Botanical Amino Acids: Eliminate skin dirt, oil, and impurities, leaving skin conditioned
- Green Tea: Soothes as it protects the skin against the abuse of the elements, helping to prevent free-radical damage.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This soothing cleanser with nourishing botanicals leaves skin thoroughly cleansed, soothed, and protected from free radical damage, all without over-drying or stripping the skin. This cleanser also rids skin of dirt, excess oil, and impurities while reducing the appearance of pores.

Clean at Sephora
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 4.7 oz/ 134 g · ITEM 1567205
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$24.00

love it...Love ??...I have oily and sensitive acne prone skin....This is not like a typical cleanser I use, it's a gel (not thick like a clay mask) and doesn't lather up, but it does deep clean the skin without making my oily/comibnation skin feel stripped.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A jewel-red gel cleanser that helps draw out impurities, absorbs excess oil, and unclogs pores.

Solutions for:
- Oiliness
- Blemishes
- Pores

If you want to know more…
The foaming gel cleanser effectively removes makeup, dirt, and grime. The combination of red clay and rosemary leaf oil help purge the skin and absorb excess sebum. The FAB antioxidant booster, derived from a powerful blend of botanical antioxidants, helps fend off environmental aggressors. This daily cleanser is perfect for blemish-prone, combination, or oily skin or as a deep treatment cleanse for normal skin. After use, the complexion is left feeling cleansed, supple, and pure.

What else you need to know:
First Aid Beauty Skin Rescue Deep Cleanser is allergy-tested, free of artificial fragrances and colorants, and safe for sensitive skin. It is 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.

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 5.07 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1674332
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$26.00

my fav...Love it...This is an amazing cleanser especially for those with acne!...I use this for two weeks and that is a very good indicator to me if something is going to work or not I can say that after two weeks of use my skin felt amazing it was deep clean my pores were clear you want a good cleanser this is it
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An indulgent cream-to-foam, soap-free cleanser that’s formulated with real skin-nourishing Greek yogurt.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Redness

If you want to know more…
This luxurious cleanser made with Greek yogurt is rich in proteins, minerals, and vitamins to gently cleanse while nourishing—leaving skin soft and supple, and reducing redness. The formula also easily removes makeup and impurities without irritation. The cleanser includes amaranth seed extract to soothe, as well as calming honeysuckle to provide antibacterial benefits.

What else you need to know:
An ingredient used for centuries in Greece for its smoothing and strengthening properties, Greek yogurt contains two and a half times the protein of regular yogurt. By boosting your skin care routine with protein-rich Greek yogurt, you deliver the same benefits to your skin that protein delivers to your body—helping to nourish, strengthen, and repair. In Greece, this cherished ingredient is used by families and villages for their own unique recipes and beauty remedies that have been passed down from generation to generation. In 2003, KORRES became the world's first brand to incorporate edible Greek yogurt into a skincare formula.

This product contains 86.4 percent natural ingredients, and like all KORRES formulations, it is made without petrolatum, mineral oil, silicones, propylene glycol, and ethanolamines. It is dermatologically tested and cruelty-free.

Clean at Sephora
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 13.5 oz/ 400 mL Oily · ITEM 1125384
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$29.50

Love it...Love it....Totally Cleared alll of my pimples....love this product brought it for my teenage son tried a lot of acne products even the prescription products and the clinique acne line works the best for my son
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A non-drying liquid soap that cleanses gently and thoroughly.

Solutions for:
- Dryness

If you want to know more…
Clinically formulated cleansing—that's how great skin starts. This dermatologist-developed Facial Soap maintains protective lipids and loosens surface flakes to leave skin clean, comfortable, and refreshed—never taut or dry. It rinses away easily and prepares skin perfectly for the exfoliating action of Clarifying Lotion, while the convenient pump dispenser provides just the right amount of product.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is allergy tested, dermatologist developed, and free of fragrance, oil, silicone, alcohol, and gluten. Mild and Oily Skin versions are oil-free.