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Size 1 oz · ITEM 1167147
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$26.00

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

What it is:
An effective blemish-fighting acne treatment to minimize pimples, zits, and help prevent future breakouts.

Solutions for:
- Acne/blemishes
- Pores

If you want to know more…
Kate's bestselling EradiKate™ Acne Treatment is specifically formulated with the highest level of sulfur allowed to effectively fight blemishes, reduce acne, and help keep skin free of new breakouts. BHAs are designed to reduce the appearance of enlarged pores while zinc oxide, a natural mineral, provides oil control by absorbing excess sebum. The result is clearer skin that lasts.

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

What else you need to know:
EradiKate Acne Treatment is most effective when applied to affected areas as soon as blemishes or pimples are noticed.

"Do you have a pimple you can feel but can't see? Use EradiKate on the area immediately to help prevent it from surfacing."—Kate Somerville, Founder

Kate Somerville has been certified cruelty-free by PETA, solidifying the brand’s commitment to never test their products or ingredients on animals.
Size 4 oz/ 120 mL · ITEM 1906106
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$38.00

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

What it is:
A daily foaming acne cleanser that promotes visibly clearer skin without drying.

Solutions for:
- Acne and blemishes
- Oiliness
- Pores

If you want to know more…
This powerful, medicated cleanser delivers a luxuriously whipped texture and three percent sulfur to address acne and blemishes, draw out impurities, and target congested pores. Honey and rice bran extracts calm redness, while natural oat extract addresses excess sebum. With continued use, this gentle, yet effective daily cleanser leaves skin clearer with visibly minimized pores.

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

What else you need to know:
Kate Somerville has been certified cruelty-free by PETA, solidifying the brand’s commitment to never test their products or ingredients on animals.
ITEM 1953009
COLOR: Pink [ 1 more colors ]
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$149.00

What it is: A device that uses the dual power of laser-focused blue LED light and T-Sonic pulsations to address acne-causing bacteria, painlessly, in as little as 30 seconds.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Blemishes

What Else You Need to Know: The ultra-hygienic silicone surface inhibits bacterial growth. The blue LED light activates when the device touches the skin to address bacteria. T-Sonic pulsations support natural blood microcirculation to facilitate the skin’s renewal. Red, cross-shaped light precisely targets blemishes. ESPADA is FDA-approved.
Size 2 oz · ITEM 1694173
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$54.00

What it is:
An innovative, gel-cream mask that helps clear acne breakouts, dissolve impurities, and minimize the appearance of pores without over-drying skin.

What it is formulated to do:
EradiKate™ Mask Foam-Activated Acne Treatment gently exfoliates dead skin cells and helps unclog pores while sulfur reduces the appearances and helps prevent pimples, zits, and future breakouts. Within minutes Kate’s unique foam-activated technology penetrates to help dissolve impurities and dirt, and address oily skin. An advanced botanical complex of boswellia serrata, honey extracts, and rice bran work to calm and soothe skin. Use this mask with Kate Somerville’s bestselling EradiKate Acne Treatment for an acne regimen that promotes a clearer complexion.

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

What else you need to know:
This product is a CEW Beauty Insider Award winner for Best Acne Treatment in Prestige.

Research results:
In an independent clinical study after just 1 week:
- Women showed an 88% reduction in the number of blackheads
- Women showed a 55% reduction in the number of whiteheads
- 100% of women showed a reduction in pore size

After 4 weeks:
- Women showed a 100% reduction in the number of blackheads
- Women showed a 86% reduction in the number of whiteheads
- 100% of women showed a reduction in pore size
- 80% of women reported it prevents clogged pores to minimize breakouts
- 77% of women reported it absorbs excess oil
- 87% of women reported skin looked and felt smoother
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 2113777
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$58.00

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

What it is:
A lightweight, all-over acne treatment, formulated with salicylic acid to reduce and prevent blemishes.

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

If you want to know more…
This lightweight, all-over acne treatment clears acne with two percent salicylic acid—the highest percentage allowed. It also contains retinol, which helps smooth the look of skin texture and even the look of skin tone while a blend of soothing ingredients helps balance the skin’s microbiome. This hydrating formula also contains sodium PCA and sodium hyaluronate, which moisturize skin and help offset dryness that could be caused by salicylic acid and/or retinol.

What else you need to know:
Kate Somerville has been certified cruelty-free by PETA, solidifying the brand’s commitment to never test their products or ingredients on animals.

Research results:
In an independent clinical study, after 24 hours/overnight:
- 97% of subjects showed improvement in the appearance of pore size
- 90% of subjects showed improvement in the appearance of skin texture
- Blackheads were significantly improved
- Pustules were significantly improved

After 4 weeks:
- 100% of subjects showed improvement in appearance of pore size
- 100% of subjects showed improvement in the appearance of skin texture
- 79% of subjects showed improvement in whiteheads
Size 1.6 oz/ 45 g · ITEM 2170959
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$36.00

What it is: A prescription-strength acne clearing retinoid that treats and helps prevent acne, blackheads, clogged pores, and breakouts.

Skincare Concerns: Acne and Blemishes

Highlighted Ingredients:
-Adapalene 0.1%: Prescription-strength retinoid for acne treatment.

What Else You Need to Know: Adapalene Gel is a topical retinoid that treats and prevents acne which helps restore your skin's natural tone and texture. This retinoid has been shown to reduce acne by up to 87 percent in 12 weeks with continuing benefits with further use. The retinoid gets into the pore in five minutes and treats acne at the cellular level. Dermatologist-developed and tested, adapalene is a safe and effective retinoid, which doctors have prescribed to over 40 million people globally for more than 20 years.
ITEM 2171049
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$35.00

I have combination mature skin....Effective acne system for mature combo skin...I received this 3 step treatment as a gift, and was super excited to dive in with all the hype....For a starter acne kit, it's worth the price and worth a shot.
What it is: An original Combination Therapy® three-step regimen developed to clear existing acne breakouts and help prevent future ones from occurring.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Acne and Blemishes and Oiliness

Formulation: Cream/Liquid/Lotion

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5%: A prescription-strength BPO with micronized particles designed to penetrate deep into pores to kill acne causing bacteria at its source.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Designed to help maintain skin hydration due to its ability to act as a moisture magnet and attract water to the skin; helps enhance the skin’s softness and suppleness.
- Glycolic Acid: An alpha hydroxy acid designed to exfoliate the skin.
- Allantoin: In the herb comfrey, this extract helps moisturize and promotes the look of healthy-looking skin.

What Else You Need to Know: With micro-crystal benzoyl peroxide, Proactiv targets the root causes of acne—bacteria, oil production, and dead skin cell buildup—to soothe redness and acne-prone skin. The Renewing Cleanser and Repairing Treatment contains benzoyl peroxide, a proven acne medicine known to kill and prevent acne bacteria. The alcohol-free Revitalizing Toner helps to gently remove excess oil and soften acne-prone skin with glycolic acid.

This Set Contains:
- 2 oz/ 59.14 mL Renewing Cleanser
- 2 oz/ 59.14 mL Revitalizing Toner
- 1 oz/ 29.5 mL Repairing Treatment
ITEM 2171056
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$80.00

Helped Me With My Acne...And, it feels gentle on your skin....Proactiv gifted me this product in exchange for my honest opinion.
What it is: An original Combination Therapy® three-step regimen developed to clear existing acne breakouts and help prevent future ones from occurring.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Acne and Blemishes and Oiliness

Formulation: Cream/Liquid/Lotion

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5%: A prescription-strength BPO with micronized particles designed to penetrate deep into pores to kill acne causing bacteria at its source.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Designed to help maintain skin hydration due to its ability to act as a moisture magnet and attract water to the skin; helps enhance the skin’s softness and suppleness.
- Glycolic Acid: An alpha hydroxy acid designed to exfoliate the skin.
- Allantoin: In the herb comfrey, this extract helps moisturize and promotes the look of healthy-looking skin.

What Else You Need to Know: With micro-crystal benzoyl peroxide, Proactiv targets the root causes of acne—bacteria, oil production, and dead skin cell buildup—to soothe redness and acne-prone skin. The Renewing Cleanser and Repairing Treatment contains benzoyl peroxide, a proven acne medicine known to kill and prevent acne bacteria. The alcohol-free Revitalizing Toner helps to gently remove excess oil and soften acne-prone skin with glycolic acid.

This Set Contains:
- 6 oz/ 177.4 mL Renewing Cleanser
- 6 oz/ 177.4 mL Revitalizing Toner
- 3 oz/ 88.7 mL Repairing Treatment
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1592831
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$27.00

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

What it is:
A daily treatment gel for acne-clearing results equal to a leading topical prescription.

Solutions for:
- Acne and blemishes
- Pores
- Oiliness

If you want to know more…
This ultra-powerful daily treatment gel is powered by Clinique’s four-in-one clearing complex with salicylic acid to start clearing blemishes instantly and help prevent new ones from forming. You can make visibly clearer skin a way of life.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This product is allergy tested, non-acnegenic, and free of oil and fragrance.

This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.
Size 0.5 oz/ 15 mL · ITEM 1592856
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$18.00

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

What it is:
A daily treatment gel for acne-clearing results equal to a leading topical prescription.

Solutions for:
- Acne and blemishes
- Pores
- Oiliness

If you want to know more…
This ultra-powerful daily treatment gel is powered by Clinique’s four-in-one clearing complex with salicylic acid to start clearing blemishes instantly and help prevent new ones from forming. You can make visibly clearer skin a way of life.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This product is allergy tested, non-acnegenic, and free of oil and fragrance.

This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.
Size 0.5 oz/ 15 mL · ITEM 1933100
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$22.00

THE BEST...LOVE LOVE LOVE...I had really bad hormonal acne when a beauty consultant at Sephora recommended that I try Murad....I will have to say though this dried the spots up significantly and became a little flakey - but I didn't mind because I know it was killing those pimples and I just felt like new skin was formulating in those areas!!!
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Oily
✔ Combination

What it is:
A maximum strength two percent salicylic acid gel formula that reduces blemish size and redness in as little as four hours.

Solutions for:
- Acne and blemishes
- Oiliness
- Pores

If you want to know more…
This maximum strength formula contains salicylic acid to exfoliate, clear pores, and smooth skin. Inspired by pine and thyme extracts, a patented complex fights irritants while preserving skin’s healthy balance. The clear gel formula works well under makeup without pilling or peeling to treat blemishes while concealing.

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

What else you need to know:
The cooling gel soothes skin on contact while going to work immediately to treat blemishes. Apply Rapid Relief Acne Spot Treatment when a blemish is emerging for ultimate control over acne.

This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.

Research results:
In a Murad sponsored study:
- 97% agree blemish appearance improved after just 1 day
Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2070944
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$44.00

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

What it is:
A powerful treatment with five clinically proven acne-clearing acids to clear existing acne and help prevent future breakouts.

Solutions for:
- Acne
- Oiliness
- Pores

If you want to know more…
This medicated lightweight gel serum is clinically proven to reduce overall acne in just one week. Salicylic acid combines with lysophosphatidic, hydroxydecanoic, sebacic, and glycolic acids in penta-acid technology to clear skin of acne-causing bacteria, oiliness, and blackheads while minimizing dryness and irritation.

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

What else you need to know:
Five acids. Clear skin. Proprietary penta-acid technology is salicylic acid combined with lysophosphatidic, hydroxydecanoic, sebacic, and glycolic acids to reduce pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads. This product is non-irritating, non-drying, and free of gluten, alcohol, and animal-derived ingredients.

"I have seen many patients develop a tolerance to prescription acne treatments, and when they stop working, it’s devastating. Treating acne demands a more holistic approach that includes lifestyle, nutrition, and advances in topical skincare. I developed Outsmart Acne™ Clarifying Treatment to be used as part of a whole-person regimen to help skin stay consistently clear."—Howard Murad, M.D., FAAD

Murad is cruelty-free, and is proud to deliver high-performance formulas that are tested on people, not animals.

Research results:
Clinically tested by an independent laboratory and proven safe for sensitive skin.

In clinical expert grading:
- 96% of subjects had reduced pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads in just 1 week
Size 0.33 oz/10 mL · ITEM 2021046
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$16.00

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

What it is:
An acne treatment gel with a proprietary skin-recovery complex to clear breakouts quickly and promote balanced, smooth skin with no redness, dark spots, or scarring.

Solutions for:
- Acne and blemishes
- Pores
- Redness

If you want to know more…
This formula gently and effectively treats visible acne overnight using a skin-recovery complex that blends salicylic acid, vitamin B3, azelaic acid, caffeine, and other complexion clearers. The formula helps fight redness and unclog pores while calming and soothing post-breakout skin. The result is a clarified, glowing complexion free of redness, dark spots, and hyperpigmentation.

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologist tested, hypoallergenic, vegan, and fragrance-free.

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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 0.68 oz/ 20 mL · ITEM 1989318
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$28.00

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

What it is:
A spot treatment that targets problem areas on contact to help clear blemishes.

Solutions for:
- Oiliness
- Acne and blemishes

If you want to know more…
Breakout Control Targeted Acne Spot Treatment effectively targets acne and blemishes at the source. Salicylic acid refines skin texture and possesses anti-bacterial properties to suppress acne-causing bacteria, oil-absorbing ginger root extract delivers gingerols to soothe skin, and frankincense helps reduce sebum production.

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

What else you need to know:
This product was inspired by the original Blue Astringent Herbal Lotion formulated in 1964, and is tested under dermatologist supervision. As part of your acne-free skincare routine, start using the Blue Herbal Gel Cleanser, followed by the Blue Astringent Herbal Lotion and Blue Herbal Moisturizer.

Kiehl’s is inspired by its rich heritage as an old-world apothecary, applying over 165 years’ worth of cosmetic, pharmaceutical, herbal, and medicinal knowledge into the formulations. They utilize the finest natural ingredients and incorporate advanced scientific technologies to ensure the highest quality and most efficacious formulas without compromise. They are protective of the environment as they maximize the use of renewable, sustainable, and biodegradable ingredients. Kiehl’s proudly stands behind the quality, efficacy, and safety of each of their products.
Size 5 oz/ 150 ml · ITEM 1989292
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$22.00

I love it!...ehhh it's ok...I have only been using it for a little over 3 weeks but it really works....I can't go without it!
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Oily
✔ Combination

What it is:
A high foaming acne cleanser that helps purify pores, removing traces of dirt and oil.

Solutions for:
- Oiliness
- Acne and blemishes

If you want to know more…
Inspired by the iconic Blue Astringent Herbal Lotion formulated in 1964, this oil-fighting cleanser is formulated to help clear blemishes, pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads, and prevent new ones from forming. It contains salicylic acid to penetrate deep into pores.

What else you need to know:
This product is tested under dermatologist supervision.

Kiehl’s is inspired by its rich heritage as an old-world apothecary, applying over 165 years’ worth of cosmetic, pharmaceutical, herbal, and medicinal knowledge into the formulations. They utilize the finest natural ingredients and incorporate advanced scientific technologies to ensure the highest quality and most efficacious formulas without compromise. They are protective of the environment as they maximize the use of renewable, sustainable, and biodegradable ingredients. Kiehl’s proudly stands behind the quality, efficacy, and safety of each of their products.
Size 0.15 oz/ 4.3 g · ITEM 1378215
COLOR: Translucent [ 1 more colors ]
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$26.00

Love it!...Worth it!...I enjoy this balm as it distributes nice hydration which actually absorbs into my lips but I tend to go through them faster than I'd like and the price is a bit hefty....I must say I was pretty hesitant to spend $25 on a lip treatment, but since I received a gift card for Sephora for a Christmas gift I figured what the heck, not really my money anyways!
What it is: A bestselling lip balm that hydrates for 24 hours and smooths the look of wrinkles for visibly fuller lips.

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Formulation: Balm

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Sugar: Prevents moisture loss.
- Sea Fennel: Helps to smooth fine lines and wrinkles and define the lip area.
- Orange Extract: Protects the lips.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates.

What Else You Need to Know: The age-defying lip treatment is proven to improve volume and definition (read: plumper pout), making it ideal for overnight or a base layer for lipstick. The sugar formula also contains sea fennel to help smooth fine lines, antioxidant-rich orange extract, and moisturizing hyaluronic acid spheres.

Clinical Results: In-vivo test:
- 100% noticed their lips were more moisturized, nourished, and supple
- 100% reported healthier-looking, softer, silkier lips
- 100% felt it protected their lips overnight, removed dry flakes, and improved dry lips
- 97% reported improved elasticity and smoothness around the lip area
- 93% felt it retexturized and visibly improved the overall appearance of their lips
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1418581
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$105.00

Love it...Worth it...It goes away quick....It is definitely pricey but so far worth the money -- of course, I do wish we got a bit more product for the money as I can see myself using this up (and I'm such a skincare junkie that I rarely use products up bc I'm always trying new things...).
What it is: An all-in-one AHA treatment, powered by lactic acid, that clarifies, smooths, and retexturizes the appearance of skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine lines and wrinkles, Pores, Dark spots

Formulation: Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Purified Lactic Acid: Hydrates and exfoliates the surface layers of the skin, revealing a more clarified, fresher, smoother, younger-looking complexion.
- Licorice and Lemongrass: Brighten the appearance of dark spots and discolorations.
- Prickly Pear Extract: Soothes the appearance of surface redness, while supporting a calmer, more even-toned complexion.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Good Genes is clinically proven to plump the look of fine lines and wrinkles in as few as three minutes. Formulated with high potency, purified grade lactic acid, it exfoliates the dull surface of the skin for clarity, radiance, and younger-looking skin. The formula is enhanced with licorice extract to visibly brighten the appearance of age spots and discolorations.

Clinical Results: Results obtained via profilometry analysis:
- 100% of women said their skin looked and felt significantly smoother and more radiant, with visibly reduced lines and wrinkles after application
- 100% of women said this was the most effective skin-plumping product they have ever used and would definitely recommend this product to a friend