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cleansers for teens

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for cleansers for teens.

Teenagers are known for their love of beauty products and looking good, but it's important to choose the right ones. If your teen is looking for a cleanser, here are some of the best options.


I have struggled with terrible acne on my face and back since I was a teenager. I've tried every method imaginable: topical creams, pills, masks, medicated washes, the likes. ...Good for early teen skin

What it is: A refreshing cleanser with two percent salicylic acid that clears the look of blemishes and targets future breakouts.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid and Acetyl Glucosamine: Remove dead skin cells that can contribute to clogged pores.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This refreshing cleanser with two percent salicylic acid clears the look of blemishes, absorbs oil, and unclogs pores. After use, skin feels fresh, soft, and smooth.

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I received this as a sample and gave it to my teen son. He is really enjoying it and asked for more. ...I bought this for my pre-teen son and he loves it. Pricey but love it.

What it is:
A multitasking formula to gently yet thoroughly cleanse face, body, and hair—enriched with moisturizing wheat protein and panthenol.

What it is formulated to do:
All-Over Wash For Face, Hair & Body provides a luxuriously, foaming lather to remove sweat and dirt, without stripping away natural oils that keep skin and hair healthy. Gentle enough for all skin types, wheat protein and panthenol provide water-binding properties that help maintain essential moisture.

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

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologist tested and free of alcohol and colorants.


I’m am going to be purchasing this for a while as my cleanser....i got the acne clearing kit and i highly recommend this and the moisturizer. works great for teenagers struggling with acne, it’s a must try!

What it is: An effective blemish wash with maximum-strength two percent salicylic acid that targets the breakout cycle while removing excess oil and makeup.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dullness, Blemishes, Oiliness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid 2%: Over-the-counter level visibly clears blemishes and helps prevent future breakouts.
- Allantoin: Helps calm skin's appearance.
- Pro Vitamin B5: Helps condition and nourish the look of skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens.

What Else You Need to Know: This effective wash cleans without over drying.


I received this product complimentary from Influenster in exchange for my honest opinion. As a mother to a teenager who is prone to blackheads and breakouts and has oily skin, I decided they would be best suited to try this cleanser out. ...This cleanser feels great. I switched to oil cleansers a while ago and have been meaning to transition to gel cleanser and oily use oil cleansers only for make up.

What it is: A gel cleanser with salicylic acid and niacinamide to gently wash away impurities and visibly diminish blackheads and breakouts—without drying skin out.

Skin Type: Normal and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Gently dissolves debris, unclogging pores and visibly reducing breakouts.
- Glycolic Acid: Addresses acne and speeds up cell turnover for fresher-feeling, clearer-looking skin.
- Niacinamide (Vitamin B3): Soothes, visibly brightens, and evens the look of skin tone.

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

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My teenager likes it and I did noticed a difference on his skin in about 2 weeks. ...We took a before and after picture of my teen, and in two weeks it made a huge difference.

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

What it is:
A self-heating treatment that provides a 93 percent reduction in blackheads in six weeks.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Oiliness

If you want to know more…
This gentle-yet-effective treatment extracts blackheads without pain, squeezing, or damage to skin. When mixed with water, the unique formula develops a warming sensation that gently opens clogged pores for an easy removal of blackhead-causing dirt, oil, and debris. It smooths the way for clearer, softer, shine-free skin and helps keep future blackheads from developing.


I've used this cleanser for almost a decade now. I love it. It served me well in my teen years through adulthood. ...This cleanser was the magic bullet for my acne prone skin.

What it is:
A gentle cream-to-foam cleanser with white lotus and soothing Rose de Franc for pampered skin.

What it is formulated to do:
This cleanser penetrates deep into the pores without over-drying to gently remove makeup—even the waterproof kind—and to dissolve impurities and purify the skin.


bought my full size after travel size. I never liked cleanser before this - they felt too harsh on my skin, and I am not a teenager, I'm 49 with good but sensitive skin, so I always used baby soap. ...Very good I’m a teen and it works really well with my skin type

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.

MuradEssential-C Cleanser

ITEM: 654798

Size: 6.5 oz

393 Reviews


I will ever be greatfull for Murad my face is so soft it's like new skin from when I was a teen. THANKS MURAD!!!!!...Murad Essential-C Cleanser...I love this cleanser. I have been using it for 9 months, it took 8 months for myself & my 2 teenagers to go through a tube.

What it is:
A patented antioxidant-rich cleanser that rehydrates environmentally damaged skin.

What it is formulated to do:
Essential-C Cleanser’s patented antioxidant-rich formula removes environmental impurities, rehydrates, and awakens the senses with a burst of citrus. Phospholipids and sodium PCA attract and bind moisture to dry skin, while a combination of vitamins A, C, and E defend skin from free radical damage. Allantoin and panthenol work to soothe environmentally stressed skin. Essential-C Cleanser is recommended as a step one cleanser in any Murad Environmental Shield® regimen. It is formulated to cleanse and rehydrate skin as part of Dr. Murad’s Inclusive Health® system of care.


Perfect for Reluctant Teen...I liked it so much and definitely recommend it to all pimple prone skin types... i am not a teenager but still getting pimples ... but after using this cleanser i am impressed with the results.

What it is: A foaming cleanser that visibly clears signs of acne and aging—powered by encapsulated salicylic acid and prebiotic technology.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Encapsulated Salicylic Acid 0.5% and Phytic Acid: Gently exfoliate, clear clogged pores, and visibly brighten skin.
- Plant-Derived Glycerin: A powerful prebiotic that maintains visibly healthy, balanced skin.
- Menthol, Camphor, Tea Tree, and Chamomile Flower: Cool and calm breakout-irritated skin.


Wish I had this to use as a teen!...This cleaner is great- even as an adult with skin that’s just started aging, I wish I had it as my first cleanser when I was a teen too! The name is perfect. ...The scent hits super nostalgic. Like a teenager of the 90s making a cleanser nostalgic of their moms cold cream, kinda scent.

What it is: A gel-based cleanser that purifies skin, removing dirt, oil, impurities, and makeup without a drying effect.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Probiotic Extracts: Soothe and nourish skin.
- Prebiotics (Chicory Root): Visibly minimize wrinkles and improve firmness.
- Turmeric, White Tea, and Blueberry: Hydrate skin.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Powered by superfoods, this cult-favorite, refreshing cleanser gently exfoliates with lactic acid to reveal visibly glowing skin.

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