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pimple cleansers

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Pimple cleansers are a new and growing category of skincare products that have been designed to help you get rid of your pimples faster. They are usually made with natural ingredients like tea tree oil and salicylic acid, which are known for their ability to dry up blemishes and unblock pores. Here are some of the best pimple cleansers available today.

$18.00

It works well to help with oil control and break outs on your back....I love this bar soap I use it daily and it has minimize my acne break outs without drying out my skin.

What it is: A mild soap powered by salicylic acid that helps clear and target the look of blemishes.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne, and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Bar Soap

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Removes dead skin cells that can contribute to clogged pores.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This bar soap visibly targets breakouts with blemish-fighting salicylic acid. It can be used on your face and body, particularly in areas prone to breakouts like the chest, back, and shoulders. After use, skin feels

$22.50

This product did not help with my break outs/acne at all. However, I like how the formula is none drying and it doesn’t leave your skin feeling right afterwards....I was skeptical of trying this, mostly because of my combination skin, I have odd break outs here and there so I was hoping this wouldn't cause more breakouts.

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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belifCreamy Cleansing Foam Moist

ITEM: 1686294

Size: 5.4 oz/ 160 mL

257 Reviews

$26.00

This is hydrating and cleanses well, but after only one use I had break outs. My skin is normal to dry. ...This cleaner is a miracle for my skin!! I get break outs and pimples and this cleanser cleared all my breakouts and acne within a few days.

What it is:
A vitamin-C packed creamy foam cleanser with natural herbs that gently yet effectively remove makeup and impurities while hydrating the skin.

What it is formulated to do:
This luxurious cleanser is a unique blend of time-tested apothecary herbs that are rich in vitamin C: wormwood to prevent breakouts, soapberry to detoxify, and sweet flag to cleanse and soften. These botanical ingredients are effective, natural, gentle, and non-stripping cleansing agents. Ideal for normal to dry skin, the creamy lather immediately removes impurities while respecting skin's natural moisture barrier.

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

$39.00

This is by far one of my favorite face washes. My face breaks out right before I get my period and I have definitely noticed a change in not having break outs. ...SKIN: both oily and dry. I break out every once and awhile, have a few dark spots.

What it is: An effective blemish wash with maximum-strength two percent salicylic acid that targets the breakout cycle while removing excess oil and makeup.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dullness, Blemishes, Oiliness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid 2%: Over-the-counter level visibly clears blemishes and helps prevent future breakouts.
- Allantoin: Helps calm skin's appearance.
- Pro Vitamin B5: Helps condition and nourish the look of skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens.

What Else You Need to Know: This effective wash cleans without over drying.

$10.99

It doesn't have a smell that I notice. I have noticed that my breakouts have only been one or two zits a month compared to the full blown chin and cheek break outs that they were. ...I’ve been suffering from hormonal acne recently and it’s slowly drying out my break outs.

What it is: A lightly foaming cleanser that dissolves makeup and dirt while penetrating pores to visibly diminish blackheads and breakouts.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Acne and Blemishes, Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid 2%: Gently exfoliates and unclogs pores by dislodging dead skin cells.
- Zinc Compound: Mops up excess sebum and soothes skin.
- Allantoin 0.5%: Soothes irritation and supports growth of healthy skin tissue.

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

$39.50

dermalogica never disappoints. i have sensitive acne-prone skin and most of my skincare products are from this brand. i've never broken out or experienced any problems. this cleanser makes my skin feel clean and refreshed after using it. after a while, i hope it helps minimize breakouts as well. ...Gifted by Dermalogica. Great product for drying out those zits. I don’t use this consistently, but only when I tend to break out.

What it is: A foaming cleanser that visibly clears signs of acne and aging—powered by encapsulated salicylic acid and prebiotic technology.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Encapsulated Salicylic Acid 0.5% and Phytic Acid: Gently exfoliate, clear clogged pores, and visibly brighten skin.
- Plant-Derived Glycerin: A powerful prebiotic that maintains visibly healthy, balanced skin.
- Menthol, Camphor, Tea Tree, and Chamomile Flower: Cool and calm breakout-irritated skin.

$30.00

This like tames the break outs without drying my face out which I love! ...holy grail for taming hormonal breakouts!!...When I can feel my skin starting to breakout, I’ll use it once a day. It has helped to reduce multi pimple breakouts and breakouts in general.

What it is: A multitasking cleanser that removes impurities, excess sebum, and pore buildup while visibly diminishing blemishes.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Benzoyl Peroxide 10%: An ultra-micronized, non-irritating ingredient that visibly reduces acne.
- REG-ulate360 Complex™: A blend of medical-grade actives that restores a healthy-looking appearance to hormonally imbalanced skin.
- Medical-Grade Aloe Vera: Delivers antioxidants plus vitamins A and C to soothe hormonally imbalanced skin.

$14.00

I use this all the time and it has helped my skin so much. Went from having break outs everyday to almost none!...I have been using this for about 3 weeks now and it has reduced my breakouts and I’ve noticed when I do breakout on my face it goes away faster when washing my face with this

What it is: A gentle, acne-fighting face wash that thoroughly removes excess oil, pore-clogging debris, and makeup without drying skin or causing redness.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid (BHA) 0.5%: Clears away pore-clogging oil, makeup, and debris.
- Arginine: Soothes sensitive skin while visibly calming redness and irritation.
- Provitamin B5 (Panthenol): Conditions, hydrates, softens, and smooths the skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, and retinyl palmitate.

MuradAcne Control Clarifying Cleanser

ITEM: 2480754

Size: 13.5 oz/ 400 mL

2.5K Reviews

$49.00

I usually only get bad hormonal break outs all over my forehead. And I don't break out often, but when I do.. it's like acne mountains all over my forehead. ...My pores still seem "clogged," a problem I didn't used to have before my big break-out, and I still have minor break-outs on my forehead and around my mouth (also a new break-out area for me).

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.

$35.00

A Must Have for Breakouts!...Without fail, every month during my time of the month, my skin decides to freak out. This cleanser does such an amazing job of controlling my monthly break outs and helping them disappear quickly. ...I have used this cleanser for about a week. it has definitely helped my current pimple breakout near my temples.

What it is: A groundbreaking cleanser clinically shown to visibly reduce breakouts. It targets all forms of acne, including Malassezia folliculitis ("fungal acne").

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid (BHA) 2%: Decongests pores, mopping up excess oil and surface debris.
- Niacinamide 2%: Visibly minimizes pores and prevents sebum buildup.
- Azelaic Acid 1%: Fights bacteria and diminishes the appearance of post-acne scars.

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

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