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Size 8.5 oz/ 250 mL · ITEM 1953991
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$38.00

Love it...Love it!...The glycolic acid really helps exfoliate that thicker skin so the product can work longer - this with a shower pouf + Murad's body spray = clear back skin, FINALLY!...I've been using this cleanser once or twice a day in combination with the PTR glycolic acid 10% moisturizer for only about a week now and I already see huge improvements in my skin!
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An oil-free, anti-aging, and exfoliating cleansing gel that helps to effectively remove impurities, makeup, and excess oil.

Solutions for:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Pores
- Uneven skin tone

If you want to know more…
This oil-free, anti-aging, and exfoliating cleansing gel helps to effectively remove impurities, makeup, and excess oil. A gentle dose of glycolic acid helps improve the look of smoothness, brightness, clarity, and tone while helping reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and other signs of aging.
Size 5 oz/ 147 mL · ITEM 1910678
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$25.00

IN LOVE...I love!...I have oily/combination skin and have tried many products, the glycolic acid is a must in my routine to keep my pores unclogged, this is my favorite cleanser plus feels very refreshing...I received this product as a free sample.I was actually pleasantly surprised with this cleanser I normally like a more foaming or gel like cleanser and this is more like a thicker cream so I wasn't sure if I would like it.
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. Formulated with Green Fusion Complex™ and neem seed oil, its deep cleansing action helps unclog and purify pores without stripping skin, while the invigorating eucalyptus scent awakens the senses. Powerful AHAs—glycolic and lactic acids—help loosen and lift dead skin cells that can cause pore-clogging build-up. Instantly, the complexion is refreshed and balanced with a healthy-looking glow.

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

What else you need to know:
During his own struggle with cystic acne, Ole had firsthand experience with harsh oil control cleansers that left skin feeling stripped. He wanted to create an alternative that is a joy to use. This cleanser features OleHenriksen’s Green Fusion Complex™, a proprietary blend of potent active botanicals—including green tea, eucalyptus, algae (kelp), and Irish moss extracts—with natural antiseptic properties to help absorb excess oil and refine pores.

This product is noncomedogenic.

Research results:
In an independent consumer study on 36 women after 1 week:
- 100% said it removes oil
- 100% said it refreshes skin
- 97% said it creates healthier-looking skin
- 97% said it improves skin quality
- 94% said it mattifies skin
- 94% said it controls excess oil

- 94% said it restores skin’s balance
Size 8.5 oz · ITEM 571265
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$38.00

my fav...Love it...It has good ingredients (like glycolic acid and salicylic acid) in balance with soothing ingredients to gently but effectively cleanse while preventing breakouts and lightening dark spots....I wear a lot of make up and I have been so impressed with how awesome this cleanser cleans my face....I have yet to find a product that cleans my skins as well as this!!!
What it is:
A luxurious, antiaging facial cleansing gel that provides an exhilarating, peachy clean freshness for a beautiful, more youthful-looking complexion.

What it is formulated to do:
Oil-free, anti-wrinkle technology helps to clarify and brighten with glycolic acid, salicylic acid, extracts of peach, white oak bark, lemon, lime, linden, grapefruit, and arginine. An advanced deep pore resurfacing action supports natural cell turnover to help diminish the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and other signs of aging. It helps to effectively detoxify the pores, dissolve makeup, emulsify oil, and improve skin texture as it gently sweeps away dead skin cells and impurities that can make the complexion appear dull. Ideal for all skin types except sensitive skin, including dry, sun damaged, normal, combination, oily, and acne prone skin, this gel produces an ultraclean, refined, and revitalized complexion.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Phthalates

Research results:
In a 4-week consumer efficacy study on 25 women:
- 96% agreed their skin appeared brighter
- 92% agreed they appeared more youthful
- 88% agreed this product delivered antiaging benefits
Size 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1227909
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$28.00

MY FAV....My Fave...To even out my skin tone and completely get rid of old marks I use DDF glycolic Acid moisturizer on top of boscia clear complexion moisturizer....This cleanser completely eliminated all sebaceous oils, which was excellent - my face wouldn't even get oily as the day continued while wearing makeup, but I noticed after a weeks continued use that it was making my skin extremely dry to the point where I could see white, flaky dry skin, and why I took off a star.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A non-irritating, refreshing cleansing gel that thoroughly cleanses while helping to reduce the appearance of pores and removing impurities.

Solutions for:
- Acne and blemishes
- Pores
- Oiliness

If you want to know more…
This ultra-refreshing cleansing gel cleanses while helping to purify skin by removing dirt and debris, maintaining a clear-looking complexion, without irritation. Willow bark extract is a natural beta hydroxy acid (salicylic acid) derived from willow tree that gently and effectively exfoliates to unclog and purify pores, in addition to refining their appearance. Rosemary leaf extract is an effective antioxidant and anti-inflammatory that helps to visibly firm skin and reduce the appearance of pores. Geranium works to support natural circulation, balance sebum production, and help improve skin elasticity.

What else you need to know:
This product is preservative-free for sensitive skin, dermatologist tested, and formulated without artificial fragrance, color, gluten, and ethanol alcohol.

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:
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.

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 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1217710
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$20.00

love !...My fav...I still use another cleanser as well: the divine Tria Foam cleanser, which contains salicylic and glycolic acids....So I was getting a lot of pores and when I walked into sephora a very instructive, pushy lady told me that in order for my skin to clear up (I already have pretty clear skin I just have some stubborn pores) that I need to get into a regimen and use a cleanser, serum THEN a moisturizer.
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 5 oz · ITEM 1393057
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$30.00

Love ??...love it...The charcoal helps pull off baddies, especially if you let it sit a while, and I think the true power is the glycolic acid which both retextures and peels your skin ever so slightly....I love Boscia as a brand most there things are amazing I did love this but when I rebought I felt it was hit or miss with my skin I would use it as maybe after doing one of there masks works amazing and works amazing after a glam glow mask but not a everyday cleanser
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A black charcoal face cleanser that warms on contact and visibly reduces pore size, lifts impurities, bans excess oil, exfoliates, and brightens the complexion.

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

If you want to know more…
The Detoxifying Black Cleanser creates a smooth, luminous, clarified, and healthy-looking complexion. Brimming with purifying black activated charcoal and vitamin P, the active component in citrus peel, the formula warms skin on contact to open the pores, then lifts away dirt, oil, and impurities to combat acne and blemishes. Artichoke leaf extract visibly minimizes the appearance of enlarged pores instantly and over time by increasing skin elasticity to brighten and tighten the pore wall. Radiance-boosting vitamin C and exfoliating glycolic acid refine skin texture, fade dark spots, and provide antiaging and antioxidant protection. Skin is left looking and feeling smooth, even toned, and glowing.

What else you need to know:
This product is safe for sensitive skin and is dermatologist tested. It is free of preservatives, artificial fragrances and colorants, gluten, and ethanol alcohol.

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 5.1 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1348929
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$32.00

Love it...nice but...It has glycolic acid in it, so leaving it on for a bit does wonders to my skin....The exfoliating part to it is very fine but there is a bunch all through out the mousse so it does a nice job at getting all the dead skin exfoliated I massage into my skin in circular motions for 1 to 2 minutes and that helps to exfoliate more because of the surface exfolation but it also contains glycolic acid from pineapples so it actually going to go exfoliate deep into the skin as well when I rinse off my skin is not red like most scrubs and my skin is glowing.
What it is:
A two-in-one foaming mousse that cleanses and exfoliates, leaving skin looking purified, renewed, and radiant.

What it is formulated to do:
This product washes away impurities and delivers maximum exfoliation, targeting uneven skin tone, sun damage, and discoloration. Amber microbeads slough off dead skin cells, polishing the skin to increase circulation and smooth the skin's surface. Instantly, skin feels purified, smooth, and soft. The complexion appears brighter and more energized.

What else you need to know:
REN is skin care as it should be: each product uses the latest hi-tech bio actives, is free from skin-unfriendly synthetic ingredients, and is gorgeously pleasurable to use.

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 oz/ 147 mL · ITEM 1604438
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$22.00

love it...Love it!...I prefer to use is as a face mask a couple of times a week instead of a cleanser, though (even though it's also amazing as a cleanser!)....I read all the reviews and I didn't think a cleanser could ever live up to the hype, but I decided to get it anyway, and I'm so glad I did.
What it is:
A powerful, multifunctional cleanser that washes away dead skin cells, pore-clogging oil, and build-up while smoothing and firming skin.

What it is formulated to do:
This dual-purpose cleanser and mask draws out deep-lying oil and dirt while smoothing the skin. It reduces the appearance of pores, minimizes imperfections, and absorbs excess oil without drying skin. This soothing formula contains volcanic ash, which is packed with high concentrations of more than 10 natural antioxidant minerals that work to restore, repair, and smooth skin while regulating moisture levels. It also contains glycolic acid, a highly effective chemical exfoliant that removes dead skin cells and build-up for noticeably softer, firmer, clearer skin.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This product is safe for sensitive skin, dermatologist tested, fragrance-free, and vegan.
Size 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1954007
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$40.00

Very good toner....holy grail toner!...I use it twice a day like recommended, once in the morning and at night after I cleanse my face and follow with a moisturizer or serum....Ok so I notice my face was lightening up by the second week and my daughter and I both agree that our skin has become softer and feels very refreshed since using the waterdrop and glycolic solutions toner.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A multitasking toner, enriched with exfoliating glycolic acid and oil-reducing witch hazel, that visibly improves fine lines, wrinkles, pores, and uneven skin tone for a brighter, more clarified complexion.

Solutions for:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Uneven skin tone
- Pores

If you want to know more…
This toning complex with glycolic acid at eight percent and witch hazel chemically exfoliates the skin’s surface to help reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, pores, and uneven skin tone—all while helping to brighten, clarify, and smooth. Witch hazel helps effectively remove excess oil, dirt, and impurities, allantoin, chamomile, and aloe vera help soothe and calm the complexion, and sodium PCA leaves skin lightly hydrated.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates
Size 6 oz/ 177 mL · ITEM 1810308
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$32.00

Love this product...Amazing must have!...I like that I can feel the glycolic acid working....I love it BUT they changed the packaging from a tube to a very heavy bottle with pump.
What it is:
A soap- and oil-free, pH balanced, buffered glycolic acid cleanser enhanced by free radical fighting antioxidants.

What it is formulated to do:
Wrinkle Revenge Facial Cleanser rescues your skin from the ravages of daily life that can prematurely deprive it of a youthful, vibrant glow. It gently and effectively exfoliates cellular build-up and residue caused by pollution, makeup, and excessive surface oils, leaving skin clean and radiant.

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologist tested and approved, allergy tested, hypoallergenic, non-irritating, noncomedogenic, and cruelty-free. It does not contain dye.
Size 8 oz/ 237 mL · ITEM 1629278
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$28.00

LOVE IT...It's ok...It is a cleanser I would recomend as long as you are happy with a non foaming cleanser (and even though this product doesn't foam it does what it is suppose to do) and are ok without a more masculine scent....When my dermatologist recommended a glycolic cleanser to aid in clearing up my hormonal acne around my chin, I did a bit of research and found this one to be both a great price and well reviewed.
What it is:
A creamy, three-in-one lotion cleanser enriched with glycolic acid.

What it is formulated to do:
This beloved, non-drying daily cleanser is Anthony Logistics' top seller at Sephora for ten years running. Perfect for guys on the go, the triply essential formula thoroughly cleanses the face and neck, gently removes dead skin cells, and helps to soften and lift beard hairs. Glycolic acid works to prevent ingrown hairs and razor bumps, and allows more minute hairs to be cut.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Synthetic Fragrances
- Synthetic Dyes
- Petrochemicals
- Phthalates
- GMOs
- Triclosan

What else you need to know:
Using this cleanser on a daily basis is key to achieving a closer shave—the cleaner the skin, the closer the shave. It is not recommended for overly sensitive skin.
Size 6.7 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 2114924
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$28.00

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

What it is:
A pore-diminishing toner powered by 100 percent natural salicylic acid to control oil and diminish the appearance of future blackheads and breakouts.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Blemishes
- Oiliness

If you want to know more…
Purge pores of blackheads and excess oil with this purifying toner. It acts like a vacuum for your pores, ensuring your skin is squeaky clean without drying it out. Caudalie’s natural salicylic acid (a BHA, or beta hydroxy acid) is clean, powerful, and oil soluble, which allows it to penetrate pores, targeting the most stubborn pimples caused by bacteria and dead skin. Not only will the natural salicylic acid unclog oil that’s trapped inside pores, but it will also act as an exfoliator to slough away dead skin cells and smooth the look of skin’s overall texture. Rest assured, this powerful formula is non-irritating and safe for sensitive skin, thanks to grape water and rosewater, which soothe irritation and enhance your glow. The formula is further enriched with antioxidant grape seed polyphenols that prevent oil from oxidizing, or turning black. Lastly, a complex of antibacterial, fragrance-free and noncomedogenic essential oils deliver purifying, clarifying, and calming benefits to the skin. Best for oily to combination skin or those with hormonal breakouts, this toner diminishes the appearance of pores, smooth the look of skin texture, enhance skin clarity, and control oil production. The formula is 100 percent fragrance-free, with a scent that comes from natural essential oils.

Research results:
In a clinical self-evaluation test of 30 volunteers, with twice daily application:
- 97% Agreed skin is immediately refreshed

After 28 days:
- 91% agreed skin is purified

After 56 days:
- 83% agreed pores looked tightened

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 8.5 oz · ITEM 1843788
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$38.00

the best...worth it...I have sensitive dry skin that normally dries out when I use cleansers with salicylic acid but this did not dry me out (could be because of how I use it - read below) but it did clear all the little bumps I had under my skin that just looked bad when I put foundation on, and I barely get any pimples now; it has also reduced the number of blackheads on my nose....I also use the little clear stickers they have sometimes and while I do like them they also blend a little too good and they end up sticking so well after I wash my face, that I notice I put foundation on over one by accident.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An improved, effective acne wash that deep cleans without over drying and invigorates with a citrus scent.

Solutions for:
- Acne and blemishes
- Oiliness
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
Maximum strength two percent salicylic acid helps eliminate the breakout cycle while removing excess oil, makeup, and bacteria. It soothes and conditions the skin with allantoin and pro vitamin B5, leaving it thoroughly clean and residue-free.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This product is alcohol-free.
Size 24 oz · ITEM 1059765
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$44.00

A fave!...Love it...I got it as a sample from buying another cleanser and I Immediately loved it so I ordered a full size plus the exfoliating wash and hope in a jar, I used to put tons of products for specific problems on my face like redness, flakiness, oily t-zone but now I just use this 3 plus caudalie's beauty elixir and WOW my face is super soft!...I have been using this product as my main cleanser for about a year now......i have alot of skin problems on my face from dry skin to eczema, this does not irritate my skin at all and although it's light I still come out with a fresh feeling face, the only thing I dislike about this cleanser is the smell, oh well we can't have it all but I will still continue to use it
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An award-winning, highly effective one-step facial cleanser to tone and hydrate skin.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Dryness
- Uneven skin tone

If you want to know more…
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.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
Purity Made Simple Cleanser is part of a collection of philosophy products designed to soothe even the most dry and sensitive skin. It is a 2008 "Best of Sephora" Winner. You may also use this fragrance-free formula to clean your makeup brushes.

Research results:
Clinical results:
- 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

This product is a 10-year Allure Reader’s Choice award winner (2016).