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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.

$49.00

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...I developed "perimenopausal" acne and stopped being able to use antiaging products because they caused breakouts.

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

no more breakouts - not a single zit...Now my skin occasionally gets pimples, but nothing like what I used to have. ...holy grail for sensitive and acne prone skin...I have very sensitive skin and have always broken out from trying new skin care and make up products.

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.

$69.00

Acne begone! But strong smell......I had never heard of this serum before but it was a godsend! My skin has suffered from hormonal acne the past few years, with stubborn pimples that just wouldn’t go away. ...Helped clear up a few break outs and really helped my skin feel noticeably clearer!

What it is: A two-in-one brightening and clearing serum that helps prevent breakouts while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Lightweight Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Stimulates natural exfoliation to help clear clogged follicles.
- AGE Bright™ Complex: Promotes a brighter, more even skin tone.

$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.

$70.00

For the past few years, I have battled with keeping my hormonal acne under control. Rose md gifted me this serum....Adult Acne is no joke. Although I don't have massive breakouts.

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. ...After a few weeks, my skin looks calmer and more uniform. Post acne marks are fading nicely, and I think it keeps pimples away nicely.

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

HG acne spot treatment...does what its meant to do for a really great price. at the first sign of a breakout i'd use this as a spot treatment and it'll stop the breakout in its path! ...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.

Flora + BastAge Adapting CBD Serum

ITEM: 2503043

Size: 0.5 oz/ 15 mL

175 Reviews

$38.50

It’s only been about two weeks of consistent use and my skin is already clearing up! Less redness, less break outs and even patches of skin that are usually a problem for me are not troubling. ...Doesn't make my acne worse!...I'm NEVER able to use oils because they always make me break out, no matter what the packaging says. This product doesn't break me out AND it actually helps to clear my acne!

What it is: A preservative-free serum with over 350 mg of CBD to visibly reduce blemishes and redness while restoring the skin’s youthful appearance.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness, Uneven Texture, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Full-Spectrum, Phytocannabinoid-Rich Hemp Extract: Visibly reduces breakouts, irritation, and puffiness.
- Medium-Chain Triglycerides: Sink into deeper layers of the skin with small-molecule structure.
- Hemp Seed Oil: Fortifies the skin’s acid mantle and protective barrier.

$68.00

So excited I can continue using this up until my wedding to help my skin improve the scarring and acne pigmentation lighten!...I'm obsessing over the quick results and how much glow it adds to the skin. Love the texture of the serum, and usually with serums there is only one issue for me that is when you apply some serum and try to put it on, it becomes very sticky.

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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