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serums for acne skin

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

If you have acne-prone skin, there are plenty of products that can help alleviate and treat acne. Serums are a great way to treat acne because they help target specific problems, and they're usually packed with beneficial ingredients. Here are some great options for serums for acne-prone skin.

$47.00

Best Serum ever......This has been one of the best serums for acne...with that in mind I don't suffer from acne but I do get the occasional breakouts and sometimes the very small pimples that can eventually develop into a much bigger pimple but since I've been using this I have seen such a massive difference in the amount of breakouts I've been getting...I will always purchase this Serum as it helps with fine lines and wrinkles to which is a bonus...I mean who wants lines and wrinkles...definitely not me. ...helps little breakouts...acne products for teens dry me out and worsen my wrinkles.

What it is:
An oil-free face serum developed specifically for adult skins experiencing breakouts along with lines and wrinkles.

What it is formulated to do:
Gentle, hydrating formula with salicylic acid helps clear and treat acne without dryness. Potent anti-aging technology visibly improves lines, wrinkles, texture. See skin that’s clearer, smoother, and more youthful-looking.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
Appropriate for all skin types, this product is non-acnegenic, allergy tested, 100 percent fragrance-free, and dermatologist tested.

$6.50

However I still give it 5 stars because it prevents me from breaking out on my actual face and this is something amazing because I have EXTREMELY oily skin and I’m very prone to break outs, before using this I used to always have pimples on my face now I never do. ...holy grail for sensitive and acne prone skin...This serum has been my holy grail. I have not had a break out since I started using this product, and it has improved my skin texture so much.

What it is: A high-strength vitamin-and-mineral blemish formula with 10 percent pure niacinamide and one percent zinc PCA.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores and Oiliness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Niacinamide (Vitamin B3): Reduces the appearance of skin blemishes and signs of congestion, visibly brightens skin tone.
- Zinc PCA: Visibly regulates excess sebum activity.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, oxybenzone, coal tar, and sulfates SLS & SLES. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Niacinamide (vitamin B3) reduces the appearance of skin blemishes and congestion.

$11.99

I highly recommend this product for my acne prone skin people. I use this product about 3x a week because its a leave on product and i don’t want my skin to be irritated by it. ...He definitely made me pores on my chin and cheeks smaller, but it made my forehead breakout with little bumps. I also started to get a few small pimples on my cheeks.

What it is: An exfoliator that works beneath the surface of the skin to help unclog pores, target blackheads and reduce excess oil.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Oiliness, Pores, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid 2%: Helps to gently exfoliate the skin and unclogs pores to reduce blemishes.
- Zinc Compound 1%: Helps control oil.
- Mutli Molecular Hyaluronic Acid 1%: Helps to hydrate and plump skin.

$65.00

Great serum!...Absolutely love this product! Its my new favorite serum. I was skeptical at first because its an oil in serum formula and I have oily skin. ...Usually products with scent make me break out, but this products lovely and soft scent hasn’t irritated my skin at all.

What it is: A unique serum that helps your skin recover overnight from everyday life.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dullness and Uneven Texture, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Formulation: Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Immortelle Essential Oil: Helps fight visible signs of aging.
- Acmella Oleracea Extract: Provides smoothing properties.
- Marjoram Extract: Helps reawaken skin.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Immortelle Overnight Reset Oil-in-Serum helps skin recover overnight from the intensities of everyday life. Over time, skin appears comp

$74.00

It made me break out first day of using it. I continue to use it for weeks, and I still had issues with break outs. ...Stress Acne Be Gone!!...I ordered this because while I normally do not suffer from acne, with the current state of the world I have been getting break outs on my chin.

What it is: A supercharged anti-stress serum powered by niacinamide (B3), superfoods, and adaptogens to combat the five signs of stress-induced aging.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Lightweight Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Niacinamide (B3): Supports lipid barrier function to retain moisture and improve the look of fine lines and wrinkles; this naturally occurring vitamin helps reduce the appearance of redness, breakouts, and enlarged pores.
- Ashwagandha: Helps skin adapt to stress, improves the appearance of dark spots and fine lines, and contains potent antibacterial properties.

SEPHORA COLLECTIONPores Target Serum

ITEM: 2345122

Size: 1.01 oz/ 30 mL

51 Reviews

$20.00

Not too harsh on the skin but made me break out so badly in areas where I usually don’t even get zits....It made a noticeable difference within the first week of using, I had a really bad break out on my cheeks and chin and it cleared it up and prevented more pimples.

What it is: Vegan formula serum containing 6% blend of BHA and PHA targeted to visibly smooth skin on first use. Helps eliminate dead skin cells and visibly reduce pore size after 28 days.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores

Formulation: Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 6 percent Natural Salicylic Acid (BHA) & Gluconolactone (PHA) from gaultheria leaves and corn, known as excellent exfoliators.
- Salicylic Acid (BHA) is perfect for oily to normal skin prone to breakouts; helps eliminate dead skin cells.
- PHA is a gentler type of acid than AHA; helps exfoliate for a smoother look.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is also vegan, and comes in recycling packa

$70.00

Adult Acne is no joke. Although I don't have massive breakouts. ...To put things in perspective, my skin is so sensitive that certain detergents will break me out (it’s almost like if you blow on my face and you have a different blood type than mine I’ll break out, lol).

What it is: A daily blemish serum designed to calm skin and address acne breakouts for a smoother, clearer-looking complexion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Turmeric: Fights breakouts with antibacterial properties.
- Fruit-Derived AHAs: Unclog pores.
- Niacinamide: Targets inflammation.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This clean, vegan booster serum harnesses the power of fruit-derived AHAs, turmeric, niacinamide, and flower extracts.

$32.00

Been using this for a month and I either had a weird reaction or my oily acne-prone skin decided to purge because of this serum. ...So good! I have combo skin with a tendency to break out and hyperpigment easily.

What it is: A serum-oil hybrid infused with superfoods and vitamin C that acts like a topical skin vitamin, visibly brightening, tightening, firming, and smoothing dull, rough skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Uneven Texture, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Formulation: Lightweight Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 15 Super-Greens Complex: A blend of vegan collagen, spinach, and more that provides skin with nutrients and antioxidants.
- Highly Stable Vitamin C (Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate): Supports collagen production and reduces the look of wrinkles.

$6.50

I haven’t haven’t any break outs and my pores are so minimized. ...The texture is too liquid-y and oily! I also started getting break outs on my forehead, I’ve never had breakout on my forehead before.

What it is: A nonirritating squalane-based serum formulated with salicylic acid to effectively decongest the skin and exfoliate its surface.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores and Acne and Blemishes

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Decongests and exfoliates.
- 4-T-Butylcyclohexanol: Soothes.

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 one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

$68.00

I usually cannot use most Vit C serums because I break out like crazy. ...Used up the entire bottle and saw no improvement Acne scars still very much visible The only good thing is that it didn’t break me out even more.

What it is: A fragrance-free serum—uniquely formulated for skin of color—that rapidly reduces visible dark spots, hyperpigmentation, and post-acne marks while bestowing a healthy-looking glow.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Uneven Texture, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Blend of Niacinamide and Encapsulated Vitamin C: Visibly brightens, fights acne, soothes skin, and supports collagen.
- Amber Algae: Fades and discourages the appearance of dark spots, preserving skin's natural tone.
- Papaya and Pineapple Enzymes: Visibly resurface skin without irritation.

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