masks for cystic acne

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for masks for cystic acne.

Acne is a common skin condition that can affect anyone. It's usually caused by excess oil and bacteria in the pores of the skin. Fortunately, there are plenty of options that you can use to alleviate the symptoms. One such option is facial masks. Facial masks can help clean and moisturize your face to keep them healthy to prevent breakouts.


What my cystic acne needed...This has helped my red cystic acne along my jawline. It’s helped my texture on my cheeks quit a bit. ...great for cystic acne...I have been struggling with cystic / hormonal acne on my jawline for the last year and within a week of using this it finally cleared

What it is: A leave-on mask that visibly boosts radiance, clarifies uneven tone, fades spots, and reduces redness to reveal a brighter, bouncier, more even-looking complexion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Pores, and Redness

Formulation: Mask

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Barley-Derived Azelaic Acid 10%: Soothes and visibly brightens skin.

- Salicylic Acid 1% (BHA): Exfoliates, unclogs pores, and improves the appearance of texture and tone.

- Triple-Antioxidant Brightening Complex: Visibly reduces hyperpigmentation by supporting areas of excess melanin production.


My favourite mask EVER. If you have pimples, cystic acne, redness and inflammation, this mask WILL calm it down. ...BEST MASK from Origins that HELPS my cystic acne, it clears my blackheads and prevents me from breaking out !!!!!

What it is:
A multi-action mask that rescues troubled skin.

What it is formulated to do:
When skin is too slick or when more pressing problems start to pop up, it's Origins to the rescue. Formulated with natural troubleshooters, including super-absorbent zinc oxide and sulfur plus calming camphor, this mask rapidly responds to problem skin with a three-part plan: sop up oily-shine, slough off sticky, dead cells, and sweep away irksome debris.

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

What else you need to know:
Best for combination to oily skin.


Must have for acne sufferers...Helps alleviate redness — even calms down cystic acne around the mouth and on the chin....I have suffered from cystic acne for years now and my dermatologist always recommends anything with sulfur to combat cystic acne and this mask has been pretty amazing to calm my skin.

What it is: A clay mask that minimizes the look of breakouts in as few as three uses with bacteria-fighting sulfur, exfoliating salicylic acid, and hydrating peat extract.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Mask

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 5% Sulfur: Fights bacteria and targets breakouts.
- Salicylic Acid: Exfoliates rough and bumpy skin for smoother-looking texture.
- Austrian Peat Extract: Reduces visible signs of redness without overdrying.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquino


The only thing I didn't like about this is how tight it got on my face, but I should have expected it. That is how masks usually go. I have stopped using it as a mask though and instead just spot treat my problem areas. ...Good mask...Compared to other clay masks this felt not very harsh. Skin felt refreshed, great mask for clogged pores.

What it is: A mattifying mask for oily skin that visibly eliminates the appearance of certain imperfections and impurities, balances the skin, and deeply cleanses to leave skin mattified and clear of imperfections.

Skin Type: Combination and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Uneven Texture, Acne/Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Mask

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 100% Natural Green Clay: Absorbs excess oil.
- 100% Natural Zinc: Purifies and mattifies.
- Grape Water: Antioxidant and naturally prebiotic; hydrates and soothes.

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


This gives immediate results, even making the cystic acne feel instantly better. I can definitely tell a difference the day after I use this mask. 1-2 times/week is enough, and you don't need much product, so it lasts a long time....Miracle Mask...This is a miracle mask. I love using it in the morning after my cleanser a couple times a week, because it completely removes the shiny/oily canvas that I usually work with, reduces redness, and significantly reduces my acne (I have cystic acne, so this is big).

What it is: A soothing, natural-clay-based mask that helps clear and target the appearance of blemishes.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Heavy Mask

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid and Acetyl Glucosamine: Remove dead skin cells that can contribute to clogged pores.
- Kaolin Clay and Laminaria Saccharina Extract: Cleanse and absorb surface oil.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This soothing, natural-clay-based mask helps clear and target the look of blemishes, keeping skin shine


My favorite part about this mask is washing it off and exfoliating away! My skin is so smooth after and it has honestly helped with the scabbing from my cystic acne (I pick sometimes, I can’t help it). ...This mask actually works pretty well. I have large pores, rosacea, and cystic acne, so I need all the help I can get when it comes to skin care.

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

What it is:
A two-in-one purifying mask that draws out impurities and gently exfoliates to refine skin’s texture and boost radiance.

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

If you want to know more…
Made with Mediterranean rose clay, Canadian willowherb, and exfoliating jojoba beads, it helps gently deep clean while refining skin's texture. Pores appear to vanish and clarity is restored for a radiant youthful-looking complexion that's silky-smooth to the touch.

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


Great mask for sensitive skin...I, personally, prefer more active masks with acne clearing ingredients that i can feel working, but this is amazing for those with sensitive skin! ...Supreme Assistance in Acne Riddance...I break out really badly during that time of the month and this has seriously helped keep down the typical cystic acne showing up ALL over my face. As you can see in my selfie, the amount of acne I have currently had been reduced by over 70% as us usual for my period skin!

What it is: An exfoliating peel with a sensitive side that visibly boosts radiance, softens, smooths, and brightens while colloidal oatmeal calms and soothes.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Mask

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Eight-Acid Complex: Actively exfoliates.
- Wild Huckleberry: Visibly brightens skin.
- Chamomile and Colloidal Oatmeal: Moisturize and soothe.

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

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Cystic acne KILLER! You NEED this!...If you have stubborn cystic acne- you need this mask. For the complainers- its not for you, let the cystic acne girls have a win don't discontinue this. ...Miracle for cystic acne. I have had no luck in my search for an answer to my painful, large facial cystic acne.

What it is: A spot treatment containing sulfur, niacinamide, tea tree oil, and manuka oil to diminish the appearance of breakouts and cleanse skin for a smooth, visibly clear complexion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness, Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Mask

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Sulfur: Diminishes the appearance of blemishes and addresses the formation of new ones.
- Bentonite: Absorbs excess oil, removes impurities, and diminishes the appearance of pores.
- Niacinamide 4%: Reduces the appearance of blemishes and surface redness and visibly improves congested skin.

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