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exfoliators for acne scars

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for exfoliators for acne scars.

Exfoliators are a great way to help reduce the visibility of acne scars. They are also very effective in removing dry skin and calluses.

CLINIQUEExfoliating Tonic

Size: 6.7 oz/ 198 mL·ITEM: 50773

Type: Normal Skin

48 Reviews

$20.00

I have very very oily skin, this makes it clean and I don't feel stupid using moisturizer. Haven't broken out since I got it....this toner (they call it scruffing lotion, but it's toner) is great. it does burn a little when you put it on, but I think that's just the ingredients totally killing your acne. I have literally had almost no breakouts since I started using it. plus, it's great for shaving because it reduces ingrown hairs and razor burn!

What it is:
A daily exfoliator for multiple skin types.

What it is formulated to do:
This gentle yet powerful exfoliator de-flakes and smooths skin’s surface to reveal clearer skin. It preps for shave, unclogs pores, and minimizes oil buildup for a healthy look.

$28.00

Caused Breakouts...Was a little hesitan also bc some ppl said it gave them extremely bad breakouts. I have extremely good skin! I don't have acne, don't have sensitive skin, rarely break out like EVER etc.) did this the night before and woke up to the WORST zit I've ever had 22 years of living!!! ...Instantly noticed a reduction of current breakouts and acne scars. Worth every penny

What it is: A dual-action exfoliator that smooths and polishes skin to reveal a natural glow; lactic acid and fruit enzymes clean clogged pores in as little as one use.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dullness and Uneven Skintone, Pores, and Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Formulation: Scrub

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Papaya, Pineapple, and Pumpkin Enzymes: Naturally enhance skin exfoliation without overdrying.
- Lactic Acid, Salicylic Acid, and Silica: Lactic and salicylic acid provide chemical exfoliation while natural ingredient silica works to physically exfoliate dead skin cells from the surface.

$58.00

Prefer the other Dr. Brandt exfoliator...The texture is grittier, and my skin felt smoother after using the MicroDermabrasion. Both exfoliators worked well with my Asian, combination/oily, acne scarred/prone skin. ...I have a hard time with my pores and break outs from oiliness and this helps clear my skin.

What it is: A professional-grade treatment that uses physical and chemical exfoliation to target impurities, cleanse skin, and refine the look of pores.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dullness and Uneven Skin Textures, and Oiliness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Micro-size Aluminum Oxide Crystals: Cleanse and improve the look of skin texture.
- Salicylic Acid: Helps unclog pores.
- Lentil Seed Extract: Refines the look of pores.

$64.00

It has changed my skin in ways no other product has! I have painful adult acne and have taken various prescriptions to calm my break outs and nothing has worked ...until I began using this. ...Great exfoliator for acne prone skin...While it took an extra step to mix the powder with water, I think that this is a great exfoliator for acne prone skin as it's gentle enough on my breakout days.

What it is: A gentle rice-based powder cleanser that exfoliates skin while visibly brightening, smoothing texture, and clearing clogged pores.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Uneven Texture, and Acne and Blemishes

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Papain Enzymes and Salicylic Acid: Draw out excess oil, clear clogged pores, and smooth the skin.
- Rice Bran-Derived Phytic Acid: Gently exfoliates to visibly brighten and balance uneven skin tone.
- Colloidal Oatmeal: Calms skin, reducing the appearance of redness and irritation.

$16.00

I have some scars on my face from my breakouts and being someone who can not pass up an opportunity to pop a zit. ...It is the perfect formula for exfoliating your skin if you experience break outs and are prone to acne due to sensitive skin.

What it is: A gentle, rice-based powder exfoliant that visibly brightens, improves the look of skin‘s texture, and clears pores.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Pores, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Lightweight Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Licorice, Grapefruit, and Phytic Acid from Rice Bran: Visibly even skin tone, leaving your skin looking glowing and smooth.
- Papain Enzymes and Salicylic Acid: Draw out excess oil and improve the look of skin‘s texture and pores.
- Colloidal Oatmeal: Hydrates and helps reduce the appearance of redness.

$42.00

I struggle with hormonal acne and this product after a week has already helped reduce the crazy break outs. ...what pimple?...A must have for pimples of any kind, reduces inflammation in less than 24 hours.

What it is: A nourishing exfoliator that visibly resurfaces skin with five acids and botanicals to reveal a tighter, brighter, and smoother look.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- AHA and BHA Acid Complex 25%: Uses glycolic, lactic, and salicylic acids to help unclog pores and visibly resurface for smoother skin.
- Reishi: Supports skin’s barrier function.
- Niacinamide: Helps hydrate, soothe, and balance skin.

What Else You Need to Know: This exfoliator contains glycolic, lactic, and salicylic acids to help unclog pores and visibly resurface for smoother skin. It also includes niacinamide and adaptogenic reishi to hydrate, soothe, and balance.

$125.00

I'm not always the biggest fan of exfoliators like this but this one is so fine and gentle and seemed to help my severely broken out cystic acne. ...This really made my skin feel softer. I have acne prone skin and this did not make me break out.

What it is: A clinically tested, dual-action exfoliator that polishes for baby-smooth and glowing skin—inspired by professional microdermabrasion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Mask

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Micro-exfoliating Minerals (Quartz, Garnet, Alumina, Silica): Instantly polish and buff deal, dull, dry skin.
- Glycolic Acid (AHA): The gold standard in chemical exfoliation to remove dead skin and support natural cell turnover.

$42.00

I really like this because it is a gentle exfoliator. So far my skin has been feeling smooth and fresh with no new break outs. ...I havent been able to do much skincare lately so my skin has started to look dull and have left some pimple scars when i usually dont often get pimples let alone leave any scars.

What it is: A clinically tested, dual-action exfoliator that polishes for baby-smooth and glowing skin—inspired by professional microdermabrasion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Mask

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Micro-exfoliating Minerals (Quartz, Garnet, Alumina, Silica): Instantly polish and buff deal, dull, dry skin.
- Glycolic Acid (AHA): The gold standard in chemical exfoliation to remove dead skin and support natural cell turnover.

$79.00

This is a really good exfoliator. I use it when I break out and my skin feels babysoft and is glowing, plus it gets rid of my break outs. ...I've noticed so much improvement .. My scars are fading / less break outs!!!! Love it !!

What it is: An age-defying exfoliator that gently polishes, smooths the look of skin, and buffs away dead surface skin cells for a smoother, brighter complexion in minutes.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dullness and Uneven Texture, Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Scrub

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Aluminum Oxide Crystals: Professional-grade crystals that gently and effectively remove dead skin cells.

$32.00

Best Product Ever for Acne...Use it on a regular basis for a significant improvement in acne, acne scars, and general look of your skin. ...I tried a new face cream which broke me out in painful hives and bought this to heal my skin. It has healed my breakout and makes my face feel like a baby’s bum.

What it is: A liquid leave-on exfoliant with two percent salicylic acid (BHA) to unclog congested pores and visibly fade red marks for clearer-, healthier-looking skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Redness, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid (BHA) 2%: Penetrates pores to help reduce blemish-causing debris, dead skin, and excess oil.
- Allantoin: Skin-soothing ingredient calms redness and sensitivity
- Hyaluronic Acid (Sodium Hyaluronate): Provides lightweight hydration and helps skin retain moisture.

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