cleansers for acne-prone skin

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for cleansers for acne-prone skin.

If you have acne-prone skin, you know that the right cleanser can make all the difference. A facial cleanser is a skin care product that is designed to remove dead skin cells, oil, dirt, makeup, and other pollutants from the skin, helping to keep your pores clear and prevent skin conditions such as acne.

$18.00

I’ve been using this product for three weeks now and I like it! I have oily, acne-prone skin and I do feel like using this cleanser day and night has improved my skin. ...A solid cleanser for acne-prone skin...If you have oily and acne prone skin try it!...Cleanser with results!

What it is: A medical-grade, non-drying cleanser for those who experience persistent, stubborn blemishes.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Acne and Blemishes

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Benzoyl Peroxide 5%: Fights existing breakouts and prevents new ones by killing bacteria.
- Glycerin 5%: Helps combat the drying effects of benzoyl peroxide.
- Hyaluronic Acid 0.05%: Remains on the skin post-wash to lock in moisture.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This cleanser is perfect for frequent, stubborn blemishes. Benzoyl peroxide targets persistent breakouts and ki

$39.00

Great for acne prone skin!...I bought this cleanser over a month ago for my acne prone skin and I haven’t had a breakout since I started using it! ...Recommend for oily to combination acne prone skin...I use for morning cleanse. Works well for acne prone combination skin. Might consider hydrating the skin afterwards.

What it is: A pH-balanced, non-drying face cleanser formulated with antioxidants to gently yet effectively remove makeup, SPF, and excess oils that can clog pores.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Kale: Rich in phytonutrients and vitamins C and E to leave skin visibly glowing.
- Spinach: Lightweight skin soother with cooling properties and essential fatty acids.
- Green Tea: Antioxidant-rich powerhouse that fights visible signs of aging.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Healthy-looking skin starts with c

$35.00

Love it for acne prone skin!...Love love love this cleanser! It’s so good for my acne prone skin. It makes your skin feel fresh without drying it out. ...Great for Acne...Great cleanser for acne prone skin. I feel like this product actually works.

What it is: A groundbreaking cleanser clinically shown to visibly reduce breakouts. It targets all forms of acne, including Malassezia folliculitis ("fungal acne").

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid (BHA) 2%: Decongests pores, mopping up excess oil and surface debris.
- Niacinamide 2%: Visibly minimizes pores and prevents sebum buildup.
- Azelaic Acid 1%: Fights bacteria and diminishes the appearance of post-acne scars.

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

$40.00

HOLY GRAIL FOR ACNE PRONE SKIN!...and i believe this cleanser made my face not as oily as usual. If you have acne prone skin, give this a try!!...I love this cleanser!! This is a fantastic cleanser to use after a long day of wearing makeup, it truly cleans your face and is great for acne prone skin.

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

What it is:
A daily gel cleanser with natural fruit exfoliant that thoroughly but gently lifts impurities and unclogs pores while leaving skin soft and hydrated.

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

If you want to know more…
The Deep Cleanse oil-free gel lathers into a creamy foam to lift away dirt, oil, and impurities without over-drying. It cleanses with amino acids derived from silk gentle enough for even the most delicate skin, leaving skin soft, refreshed, and comfortably hydrated.

$39.00

Great for acne prone skin!...Even though this product isn't intended for acne prone skin, it greatly reduced my occurrence of breakouts. ...Great for Acne Prone Skin...This improved my skin significantly. I have acne prone skin and I noticed I get way less acne when I use this consistently.

What it is: A gentle, non-stripping face wash that's proven to remove makeup & impurities while softening, hydrating, and balancing all skin types & tones.


Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily


Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture


Formulation: Lightweight Gel

$30.00

Great cleanser for acne-prone skin...This cleanser is gentle against my acne-prone skin. Effectively removes any remaining make-up that my wipes didn't remove and smells great....A must have for acne prone skin...It is a very good cleanser for the acne prone skin . I had hormonal acne and using this product has reduced to a very great extent.

What it is: A cleanly formulated, nondrying gel cleanser with exfoliating, natural salicylic acid and hydrating grape water to purify skin and absorb excess oil.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- All-Natural Salicylic Acid: Exfoliates, visibly refining skin’s texture.
- Grape Water: Provides antioxidant, prebiotic, hydrating, and soothing benefits.
- Essential Oil Complex and Grapeseed Polyphenols: Provide antioxidant benefits, purify skin, and limit sebum oxidation to visibly reduce blackheads.

$38.00

Great for acne prone skin! This is my favorite summer time face wash as I tend to break out more then. ...Great for acne prone skin...Has helped clear up my acne!!! It is amazing stuff and leaves my skin feeling nice and clean without stripping!!!!

What it is: A gentle face wash that cleanses and nurtures without over-drying for clean skin that looks fresh.

Skin Type: Combination and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Oiliness, Acne, and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Calendula Extract: Provides skin-soothing properties
- Glycerin: Supports the moisture barrier for softer-feeling skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens.

What Else You Need to Know: This face cleanser is made with calendula flower extract derived from petals handpicked in the Mediterranean.

$33.00

My GO to cleanser for acne prone skin. I use it as 2nd step in my cleansing routine after an oil based cleanser. ...Highly recommend if you have oily acne prone skin

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Oily
✔ Combination

What it is:
A pore-purifying cleanser with powerful AHAs to reduce excess oil and unclog pores, without stripping skin.

Solutions for:
- Oiliness
- Pores
- Acne and blemishes

If you want to know more…
Find Your Balance Oil Control Cleanser reduces excess oil and deeply cleanses pores.

$12.00

Acne prone skin savior...I have acne prone oily skin and this gel cleanser worked great for me. ...Safe for acne-prone skin skin and has a refreshing feel afterwards.

What it is: An unscented moisturizing gel cleanser with prebiotics and aloe vera that removes makeup while cleansing and soothing your skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dryness, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Natural Prebiotics and Natural Aloe Vera: Known to maintain skin hydration.

Ingredient Callouts: This product comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This gel cleanser is formulated with 98 percent natural-origin ingredients that remove makeup and visible impurities; it also tones, cleanses, and soothes face, eye area, and neck.

$34.00

Great cleanser for sensitive acne prone skin!...Great cleanser, one of the few cleansers that work for sensitive acne prone skin which is a difficult combo for obvious reasons. ...Amazing Cleanser for Acne Prone Skin...I’ve been using this cleanser for almost 4 years on my sensitive, oily and acne prone skin, my skin always looks and feels great after every cleanse, its never broken me out and doesn’t make my skin dry.

What it is: A gentle cleanser to remove makeup, excess oil, pollution, and grime that rinses away without residue, leaving skin clean and soft.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Mild Surfactant Blend: A stack of mild cleansing agents, including coconut-based surfactants rich in fatty acids that work together to create a gentle lather that effectively dissolves even stubborn makeup, sunscreen, and oils while supporting a healthy-looking skin barrier.
- Glycerin: A skin-identical humectant that replenishes hydration levels normally lost during the cleansing process.

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