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ITEM 1973627
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$65.00

The MASK: AMAZING!...I LOVE THIS MASK!!...The products are pricey, yes, but more affordable in this set, and the UFO, at least, should last quite a while, since only two drops are used at a time....I have oily skin and was experiencing a breakout when I came into Sephora for the Sulfur Acne Treatment Mask which had great reviews.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A powerful trio that treats and prevents acne, while visibly reducing the appearance of acne-related surface redness and enlarged pores.

Solutions for:
- Acne and blemishes
- Pores
- Redness

If you want to know more…
Fast-acting Saturn Sulfur Acne Treatment Mask contains 10 percent sulfur to dry and clear up multiple forms of acne, including hormonal breakouts, inflammatory acne, and acne roseacea. The four percent niacinamide reduces the look of acne-related surface redness. Medicated with one and a half percenet salicylic acid, U.F.O. Ultra-Clarifying Acne Treatment Face Oil exfoliates and clears congested pores to treat and prevent blackheads and acne, including cystic acne. Hexylresorcinol and licorice diminish the appearance of acne-related dark spots and discolorations. Martian Mattifying Melting Water-Gel Toner instantly transforms from a cooling gel to a mattifying water toner as it clarifies and removes excess oil for cleaner, shine-free skin. Bentonite clay pulls impurities from the skin while actively diminishing the appearance of enlarged pores.

This set contains:
- 0.67 oz/ 20 mL Saturn Sulfur Acne Treatment Mask
- 0.5 oz/ 15 mL U.F.O. Ultra-Clarifying Face Oil
- 1.7 oz/ 50 mL Martian Mattifying Melting Water-Gel Toner

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

What else you need to know:
These products are cruelty-free. Together, salicylic acid and sulfur fight both inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne, including cystic acne, hormonal acne, acne roseacea, and blackheads, for visibly reduced pore size and clearer, blemish-free skin.

Research results:
In a corneometer test on 56 subjects using Martian Mattifying Melting Water-Gel Toner:
- 100% of subjects felt the product reduced the shiny look of their skin
- 100% felt the product helped reduce the look of their pore size
- 100% felt that their skin felt hydrated after use
- 100% felt the product made their skin feel smoother
- 100% thought it absorbed well into their skin
- 92.86% said the product made their complexion look flawless
- 53% reduction in pore size for the treated areas (T-zone) in only 10 minutes
ITEM 1953009
COLOR: Pink [ 2 more colors ]
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$149.00

Not bad...Love it....I do have an immaculate skin care routine as well (wash with Clarisonic, tea tree oil toner, chemical daily exfoliate, prescription benzaclin day and night, recently just included a retinoid at night), I think you need one with this pen to ensure you are not getting new breakouts....I even received a compliment from a family member that I look more "well rested" even though I sleep rather irregularly.
What it is: A device that uses the dual power of laser-focused blue LED light and T-Sonic pulsations to address acne-causing bacteria, painlessly, in as little as 30 seconds.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Blemishes

What Else You Need to Know: The ultra-hygienic silicone surface inhibits bacterial growth. The blue LED light activates when the device touches the skin to address bacteria. T-Sonic pulsations support natural blood microcirculation to facilitate the skin’s renewal. Red, cross-shaped light precisely targets blemishes. ESPADA is FDA-approved.
Size 3.3 oz/ 100 mL · ITEM 1822691
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$58.00

What it is: A noncomedogenic clay mask and face wash for all skin types that deeply cleanses and minimizes pores and shine without over drying.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Mask

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Umbrian Clay: Works to help balance, purify, and clarify the complexion.
- Sandalwood Oil: Known for its astringent properties and helps to calm the skin.
- Chamomile Flower and Lavender Water: Notable for their soothing properties.

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

What Else You Need to Know: In need of a skin detox? This three-in-one mask can be used to instantly remove impurities that could clog pores as well as a daily deep cleanser or to spot treat imperfections. The life-changing ingredient is centuries-old Umbrian clay, exclusive to Fresh, which balances and clarifies without over drying.

Clinical Results: In-vivo test:
- 94% felt their skin was softer and more supple
- 90% noticed the texture of their skin was smoother
- 90% said it soothed their skin
- 90% reported it balanced the skin
- 87% said it was purifying and their skin looked healthier
- 84% reported the appearance of their pores was minimized
Size 1.6 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1926369
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$42.00

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

What it is:
A lightweight moisturizer with vitamins C, E, and B5 that instantly awakens skin for a daily dose of glow.

Solutions for:
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Uneven skin tone
- Dark spots

If you want to know more…
Glow beyond vitamin C. Vitamin Nectar Moisture Glow Face Cream is a multivitamin for your skin that gives you a vibrant, healthy-looking complexion. Powered by a proprietary vitamin fruit complex of vitamins C, E, and B5; lemon and orange fruit extracts; and revitalizing minerals, the moisturizer instantly awakens the skin and promotes a glowing complexion. Glucosyl hesperidin, a naturally derived flavonoid found in citrus fruits, helps combat tired skin.

With an energizing citrus scent, the lightweight formula absorbs quickly to soften, smooth, and minimize signs of tired skin. The result: skin that feels invigorated and recharged without a greasy after feel.

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

What else you need to know:
"My exploration into how nutrition affects the health of the skin led me to develop a universal face cream that delivers a daily dose of vitamin-enriched moisture and glow. With its skin-awakening power and effervescent citrus scent, Vitamin Nectar Moisture Glow Face Cream is an instant energy boost for your skin."—Lev Glazman, Fresh Co-founder

Research results:
In-vivo test after 1 month:
- Immediately improves skin’s luminosity
- 95% said skin was soft and smooth
- 90% felt skin was moisturized, nourished, and supple
- 88% of testers said it provided a healthy-looking glow
- 85% noticed their skin felt invigorated and awakened
Size 1.6 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1788397
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$42.00

What it is: An ultra-hydrating gel cream powered by hyaluronic acid and time-release technology for petal-soft skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hydropatches: Form a protective moisturizing veil to help attract and retain moisture. 
- Hyaluronic Acids: Help attract and increase moisture for deep hydration. 
- Rosewater: Helps to soothe, while the rose flower oil helps to nourish. 

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

What Else You Need to Know: Fresh’s Rose Deep Hydration Moisturizer is an advanced combo of hyaluronic acids that act like moisture magnets, attracting and increasing it for up to 24-hours, while hydropatches seal it in. This daily cream also contains rosewater and rose oil, angelica leaf extract, and vitamin E.

Clinical Results: In an in-vivo test:
- 97% felt their skin was moisturized and nourished
- 94% noticed their skin was instantly hydrated
- 94% said it provided long-lasting comfort and relieved the tightening sensation due to dry skin
- 94% felt their skin was supple and smooth
- 91% reported it soothed skin and protected against dryness
- 91% noticed their skin was soft
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 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 976043
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$36.00

What it is:
A unique and highly effective oil-free, non-comedogenic, lightweight moisturizer for combination to oily skin.

What it is formulated to do:
Using clay that is mined in Umbria, Italy, it helps regulate sebum production, absorb impurities from blocked pores, calm flare-ups, and neutralize excess acidity on the skin which purifies and brightens the skin. This lightweight lotion gently hydrates, tones, and balances the complexion.

What else you need to know:
Packed with antioxidants, it protects skin from and repairs free radical damage. It is also completely fragrance free. Its subtle, refreshing scent comes from cucumber extract, an ingredient that helps to calm redness and irritation.
Size 1.6 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1516053
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$40.00

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

What it is:
A daily moisturizing gel that provides up to 24 hours of moisture and antioxidant protection for radiant, healthy-looking skin.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Dullness/uneven texture
- Loss of firmness/elasticity

If you want to know more…
Perfect for all skin types, this daily moisturizer provides lasting hydration thanks to hyaluronic acid, which helps attract and seal in moisture, moisture-retaining angelica leaf extract, and an algae that helps deliver moisture where it’s needed most. The skin-softening formula is further enriched with soothing rosewater, nourishing rose flower oil, calming cucumber extract, and antioxidant-rich rhodiola root extract.

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

What else you need to know:
“One of the most recognizable flowers across cultures, the rose is associated with romance and royalty and has been the basis of beauty rituals for centuries. Ancient Roman courts were decorated with garlands to stimulate the senses, and queens from Cleopatra to Marie Antoinette used it for perfume. With today’s technology, we are able to refine the purity of the extract, making it even more effective in skin care. The flower yields an incredibly precious oil brimming with nutrients, and the scent adds a unique mood-enhancing quality to the experience."—Lev Glazman, Fresh Co-founder

Research results:
In an in-vitro test:
- Provides up to 24 hours of moisture and significantly protects the skin from damage caused by pollution

In an independent consumer test:
- 100% of participants felt their skin was healthier-looking and more hydrated, supple, and soft
- 97% of participants felt their skin was instantly hydrated and nourished
- 93% of participants felt it protected, soothed, and toned the skin
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

in love...Love it!...I recently swore off physical exfoliants because I'm all about chemical exfoliation these days, but I happened to have no other cleanser on hand in the shower, and ended up using this - the chemical exfoliants, combined with the dry winter air has left my face a little dull and flaky, so I was pleasantly surprised at how bright, smooth, and rejuvenated I felt after using this cleanser....I don't have skin that is in need of oil control or mattifying but I do have "sebaceous filaments" around my nostrils and on my nose and love using this fine scrub every few days as a part of my cleansing routine just in that area.
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 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1884451
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$110.00

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

What it is:
A specially-formulated moisturizer for blemish-prone and oily skin types to provide lasting, lightweight hydration with a matte finish.

Solutions for:
- Acne and blemishes
- Redness
- Pores

If you want to know more…
This moisturizer helps clarify and balance by removing impurities from the surface of the skin. The luxurious formula boosts moisture, creating a soothed and toned appearance. It unclogs pore congestion and blemishes, soothes redness, and provides lightweight hydration with a matte finish—all while delivering a smoky, woody scent with refreshing blue cypress.

What else you need to know:
100 percent of the total ingredients in this product are from natural origin and 63 percent of the total ingredients are from organic farming. This product is vegan and free from toxins, fillers, artificial colors, artificial fragrances, all synthetic chemicals, and GMOs.

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 8.4 oz/ 250 mL · ITEM 1924901
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$45.00

Holy Grail...BEST TONER!!...My skin looks so bright and fresh....On a whim, once this was released I decided to get a sample from Sephora, it was enough to use twice, which was an ample amount for me to fall in love with it.
What it is: An alcohol-free toner with real rose petals and hyaluronic acid that minimizes pores while deeply hydrating.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Lightweight Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Rose Fruit Extract: Known for its toning properties.
- Rosewater and Rose Flower Oil: Soothe and nourish.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Helps attract and maintain moisture to enhance suppleness.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Made with toning rose fruit extract, soothing rosewater, nourishing rose oil, and real rose petals (you can see them floating!), this gentle liquid clears the complexion of leftover impurities and pollution. Skin is silky soft, refreshed, and prepped for the products you apply after.

This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.

Clinical Results: In vivo test:
- 46% increased hydration for 6 hours after application
- 100% said it helped clear pollution particles and residual impurities
- 97% felt it softened and refreshed their skin
- 94% reported it left their skin smooth
- 90% felt it was soothing
Size 4.2 oz/ 125 mL · ITEM 1027507
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$21.00

Love it....Its great....has helped clear up hormonal 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 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1217710
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$21.00

Love it...it's FAB...And didn't cause any weird breakouts....After I rinsed it off I felt like it made my face feel dry and tight...but after I washed with this I had people come up to me and ask me why my skin looked so great and the only new thing I could think of was this cleanser and for the price, its not a bad cleanser.
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 6.75 oz · ITEM 654228
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$30.00

not bad...Love Murad...great for acne prone skin...I still had bad acne on a particular area on my chin but my Murad along with my clarisonic cleared it right up and now my skin is clear and I can go on my way to brightening skin care to rid me of dark spots.
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 5.1 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 487694
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$38.00

love it...The best...I have very sensitive, acne prone skin....I find if I use it on it's own it often makes my skin feel a little tight (I have dry skin and have yet to find a face wash that doesn't) but if I use it as a second cleanse after coconut oil, it feels pretty good!
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