hormonal acne treatments

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for hormonal acne treatments.

Acne is a common skin condition that affects nearly everyone at some point in their lives. While some people get acne only once or twice a year, others are affected by it every few months. No matter what your skin type is, there are many options out there for you to treat your acne.

$30.00

I have been using it twice a day on my acne and it clear out my acnes, smooth that acne area...This is a great spot treatment!! I struggle with hormonal acne on my chin area. ...Acne treatment...Amazing spot treatment!

What it is: An invisible liquid pimple patch formulated with two percent salicylic acid to visibly reduce pimple color and size and fade post-blemish marks.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots and Acne and Blemishes

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 2% Salicylic Acid: Rapidly clears acne while exfoliating and refining skin texture.
- 4% Niacinamide: Visibly fades post-blemish marks and discoloration.
- 0.2% Licorice Root: Soothes and calms visible redness.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: Formulated with medicated salicylic acid, niacinamide, and licorice root, this formula uses liq

Mario BadescuDrying Cream

ITEM: 2388031

Size: 0.5 oz/ 14 g

5 Reviews

$18.00

I used it when I was going through hormonal acne. I barely break out now but still works well for me....My holy grail for for acne...I've had lifelong acne, have tried all sorts of topical creams, and I have two skincare holy grails: my tretinoin prescription and this drying cream, which I use as a spot treatment.

What it is: An on-the-spot cream solution for small bumps and surface blemishes.

Skin Type: Oily

Skincare Concerns: Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Sulfur: Visibly clarifies and absorbs over-produced oil.
- Zinc Oxide: Absorbs excess oil.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also cruelty-free and comes in recyclable packaging.

FaceGymAcne Light Shot

Size: 1 tool / 1 tool·ITEM: 2678555

27 Reviews

$90.00

Perfect for treating acne!...It doesn’t hurt at all and the blue light therapy targets effectively blemishes and acne!...Need for hormonal acne...Sometimes I get really bad acne spots when it gets closer to my period so I was really happy they came out with this acne spot light!

What it is: A blue-light device clinically shown to address acne and blemishes and prevent the appearance of future flare-ups for cleaner-, clearer-, healthier-looking skin.


What Else You Need to Know: This targeted, hands-free blue-light device significantly and visibly reduces spots, blemishes, and papule/pustule types of acne. It penetrates into blocked pores and epidermal layers, fighting bacteria at the source.


This device comes with 60 medical-grade adhesive strips, goggles, a USB charging cable, and a user manual.


$55.00

Life Saving Acne Banisher!...My transition into different skincare products always makes my skin freak out, but this treatment saves the day every time. I am able to just apply it, rub it in, and let it work its magic and it always takes care of my terrible acne spots!...Best spot treatment on the market. I have sensitive skin and get terrible hormonal cystic acne once a month like clockwork, sometimes so bad a cortisone shot is needed, and this is the ONLY treatment that knocks it out.

What it is: An untinted, transparent, anti-blemish gel that addresses imperfections and impurities at the source.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Acne and Blemishes, and Redness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Complex of Maclura Bioflavonoids, Tea Tree Oil, and Zinc Oxides: Help to reduce the appearance of spots, blemishes, and redness.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.

$49.00

Acne Treatment...Luckily my skin is usually pretty clear, but I do get occasional hormonal acne on my chin. I’ve only used this a few times so far, but it seems to do a good job as an acne spot treatment. ...Multi-Action Clear Acne Clearing Treatment Lotion keeps my skin clear even when I'm not eating too well and getting hormonal acne.

What it is: A treatment lotion that features two percent salicylic acid and bakuchiol to clear the look of skin and diminish future breakouts for smooth-looking skin.

Skin Type: Combination and Oily

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

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 2% Salicylic Acid: Targets breakouts and visibly clears skin.
- Bakuchiol: Corrects the look of uneven skin tone.
- Beta Glucan: Diminishes flaky skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and sulfates SLS & SLES. It is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This lotion stops breakouts before they begin. It clears the complexion and prevents new pimples from

$30.00

I am suffering from a bout of hormonal-imbalance-induced acne, and this works wonders in reducing inflammation!...I started getting hormonal acne after starting the pill and these pads got rid of my acne almost completely, These are also good to use on my legs where I get KP they really help.

What it is: A daily facial pad that keeps breakouts at bay with maximum-strength, two percent salicylic acid, which is proven to target acne and new blemishes.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Oiliness, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Wipes

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Unclogs pores and targets breakouts.
- Kaolin Clay: Absorbs dirt, oil, and impurities from skin.
- Evermat: Mops up sebum, minimizes the appearance of pores, and absorbs oil.

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

$26.00

I just bought it yesterday to use it on the back of my head because there are some stubborn hormonal/cystic acnes that take forever to be gone. ...Didn't dry my skin out like other spot treatments, but I also didn't see a noticeable reduction in my active acne (hormonal/small cysts) or PIH over the course of several days.

What it is: A rapid-action formula with two percent salicylic acid to fight breakouts and visibly improve blemish-prone skin in as little as 24 hours.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Oiliness, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Unclogs pores and targets breakouts.
- Glycolic Acid: Visibly resurfaces skin and discourages the appearance of post-acne marks.
- Aloe: Calms, soothes, and nourishes skin.

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

$24.00

I applied it to both pierced-open acne and red acne bumps. I think it works better on the pierced-open acnes. ...These patches were gifted to me by innisfree and are the best and quickest fix for my hormonal acne. Within 48 hours there is a dramatic difference and honestly don't know what I'd do without them!

What it is: A pack of dissolving microneedle patches, infused with retinol, cica, salicylic acid, and hyaluronic acid, that deliver soothing spot care in targeted areas.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness and Uneven Texture

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Retinol and Salicylic Acid: Visibly improve rough texture and remove buildup.
- Cica and Allantoin: Soothe skin and calm the look of flare-ups.
- Soybean-Derived Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than

$26.00

MUST BUY FOR MILD ACNE...I’ve tried so many different cleansers throughout the years but I always found that I needed to constantly search for new ones because my skin would clear up for awhile, and go back to how it was before; acne breakouts mainly in my t-zone area and occasional hormonal breakouts along my jawline (sometimes cystic) This cleanser, along with Clinique clarifying lotion, absolutely transformed my skin, shrunk my pores, cleaned up all my breakouts and keeps my skin looking the best it ever has, has even helped with my cystic acne, I cannot recommend two products any more than I can these, a must buy if you have mild acne...I buy this for my newly hormonal 12 yo. It does a great job of cleaning and clearing bumps, without stripping the skin, leaving dry patches or irritating the 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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$17.00

These pads are perfect to use for days when I feel a breakout coming on, especially the dreaded hormonal breakouts. This combined with the acne gel treatment and the breakouts clear up before they even really get started....I highly recommend these for those who struggle with acne.

What it is: A clarifying peel pad that exfoliates and reduces the appearance of blemishes with a combination of salicylic acid, AHA, and PHA from natural origin.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Wipes

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Made from natural-origin ingredients and gaultheria leaves, it purifies and exfoliates.
- AHA (Lactic and Citric Acids from Sugar Cane) and PHA (Gluconolactone from Corn): Made from natural origin ingredients, it exfoliates skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan.

What Else You Need to Know: These unscented clarifying peel pads purify and exfoliate

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