scrubs for acne

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

Acne is a common skin condition that can affect anyone. It's characterized by redness, swelling, and pimples on the face, back, chest, shoulders, and upper arms. Although acne is usually temporary, some people may need to treat it longer than others. If you're dealing with acne, here are some great scrub products that will help you cleanse and exfoliate your skin.


I was debating between this facial sauna scrub and the walnut scrubs as both have very good ratings/reviews. ...I love this scrub! It leaves my skin feeling so soft and fresh after I use it. ...great facial scrub!

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

What it is:
A dual-action warming and cooling pore-refining facial scrub with glycolic and lactic acids to deeply purify pores, absorb excess oil, and leave skin soft, smooth, and healthy-looking.

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

If you want to know more…
This innovative facial scrub is inspired by traditional Scandinavian spas. A dual warm/cool action helps to refine pores as a powerful blend of AHAs—glycolic and lactic acids—helps lift and loosen dead skin cells.


Top Tier Scrub...This is one of the best facial scrubs I've ever used, hands down. It's not too rough on my sensitive skin and it leaves my face feeling soft and looking glowy <3...Amazing Body Scrub!...I have a slight glow on my arms which I don't get from other scrubs! Really liking this so far!

What it is: A gentle yet powerful enzyme scrub with the same signature ingredients as Yo Glow Facial Enzyme Scrub to draw out impurities and visibly refine pores.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Uneven Texture, and Oiliness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Charcoal: Absorbs oil and residue from pores for visibly refined and purified skin.
- Pineapple and Papaya Enzymes: Gently exfoliate and smooth the skin, boosting visible clarity for a radiant-looking glow.
- AHA and BHA: Exfoliate dead skin cells and visibly reduce dark spots for more even-looking skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product cruelty-free.


This is my favorite facial scrub! I use it a few times a week, however I saw results after the first time I used it. ...It's the only face wash/scrub that doesn't give me acne or clogged pores!

What it is: A universal exfoliator that banishes dullness and works to unveil a softer, smoother, more youthful-looking complexion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dullness and Uneven Texture and Uneven Skin Tone

Formulation: Scrub

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ecuadorian Ivory Palm Seeds: Polishes and refines uneven skin tone and texture.
- Green Tea Extract: Provides antioxidant benefits.
- Aloe Vera: Hydrates and soothes.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and cruelty-free.


Not like other scrubs...Usually Im hesitant to use scrubs, but this leaves my skin so soft and is not abrasive. ...Even my boyfriend who suffers with acne as well was amazed at the results. Please please give this a try if you have hormonal acne.

What it is: A thoroughly exfoliating scrub that purifies skin and visibly minimizes pores with powerful ingredients.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores and Dullness

Formulation: Scrub

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Probiotic Extracts: Smooth.
- Volcanic Sand, Pink Salt, and Pomegranate: Intensely exfoliate.
- With Hazel and Raspberry Leaf: Purify and visibly minimize pores.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This powerful exfoliator dissolves dirt and visibly unclogs pores with hibiscus flower acid. It does not contain live cultures.


I am picky when it comes to facial scrubs but this one is perfect! It's gentle enough for sensitive skin but it definitely gets the job done. ...Lovely Lemon Scrub...This lemon facial scrub is WONDERFUL. Smells like a fresh sliced lemon & the scrubbing action is fabulous to start my morning.

What it is: A refreshing, exfoliating scrub that quickly and visibly retexturizes, polishes, and reduces the size of pores with AHAs, lemon peel, and sugar.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Scrub

Highlighted Ingredients:
- AHAs 10% (Glycolic and Lactic Acids): Chemically exfoliate and visibly even texture.
- Ultra-Fine Sugar Exfoliants and Lemon Peel Extract: Physically exfoliate and visibly polish skin.
- Holy Basil and Chamomile Extracts: Soothe and calm skin.


TULA So Polished Exfoliating Sugar Scrub...Glad I was able to give TULA products a try, will look into their other facial products!...Exfoliating Facial Scrub...This is the first time I have used a facial scrub, and it has been great to use so far.

What it is: A gentle sugar scrub that melts away excess oil, buildup, and debris without stripping skin, to reveal a visibly softer, smoother complexion that glows.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Scrub

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Probiotic Extracts: Smooth.
- Sugar: Delivers gently physical exfoliation.
- Papaya and Pineapple Enzymes: Visibly brighten, exfoliate, and remove impurities.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is gluten-free and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Packed with probiotic extracts and superfoods, this dermatologist-tested scrub works overtime to visibly polish


I got this gifted by the Nur Co. this is a great facial cleanser. as someone who has been dealing with acne for almost a decade, i have tried so many different cleansers and none work for me as well as this one does. it doesn't irritate or dry out my skin and i feel like my skin always feel softer after using it. switching to this cleanser is exactly what my skin needed....This cleanser applies so smoothly to my face and makes my facial skin feel so smooth after cleansing. I lol e how my face feels at bedtime using this product

What it is: A soap-free, sulfate-free foaming gel that lifts away makeup, impurities, and pollution in one step—no double cleanse needed.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Redness, and Dullness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Prebiotics: Feed good bacteria.
- Probiotics: Support the skin barrier.
- Apple Amino Acids: Balance pH levels.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Using too many skincare products causes stress to our skin and the environment. Barrier Culture Cleanser strips back your routine without


good facial wash. it’s really clean my face without make my face dry. i have combination skin and this facial wash is perfect....I’ve struggled with my skin for years. I had cystic acne on my cheeks and jawline, and my dermatologists recommended using Cetaphil or Cera Ve facial cleansers.

What it is: A gentle face wash that cleanses and nurtures without over-drying for clean skin that looks fresh.

Skin Type: Combination and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Oiliness, Acne, and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Calendula Extract: Provides skin-soothing properties
- Glycerin: Supports the moisture barrier for softer-feeling skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens.

What Else You Need to Know: This face cleanser is made with calendula flower extract derived from petals handpicked in the Mediterranean.

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