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skincare essentials

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for skincare essentials.

The best skincare products for your skin will depend on your skin type, but there are some must-have items that will help any user look and feel their best. From cleansers to toners to serums, here are some skincare essentials available at Sephora.

Supergoop!Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40

ITEM: 2315935

Size: 1.7 oz/ 50 mL

3.5K Reviews


I have really sensitive acne prone skin that always breaks out within the day from the other sunscreens but this one works beautifully with my skincare routine!...I have repurchased over and over. Sunscreen is essential to my skincare routine and I love that this goes well under my makeup....Permanent addition to my skincare!

What it is: The original 100% invisible, weightless, scentless sunscreen with broad spectrum SPF protection, skincare benefits & a natural finish.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Complex Derived from Meadowfoam Seed: Helps increase hydration levels, resulting in a more even skin texture.

- Red Algae: Helps protect against blue light emitted by electronic devices.

- Frankincense: Helps to provide a soothing effect.


Put it on my face every night as part of my skincare routine. I can tell the difference since using this product....This is fragrance-free which I love in skincare. It is very lightweight, and absorbs quickly, without leaving any residue.

What it is: A cult-favorite retinol and AHA serum clinically shown to reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles while visibly firming and brightening for glowing, younger-looking skin. 

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

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

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Encapsulated Retinol: Non-irritating retinol that improves the look of fine lines, texture, and elasticity.
- AHA: Exfoliates to improve texture and uneven tone for smoother, brighter-looking skin.
- Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract: Antioxidant that helps reduce visible signs of aging and defend against pollution.


Great addition to my skincare regimen...I highly recommend adding this to your skincare line....Skincare Essential

What it is: A daily leave-on exfoliant with two percent salicylic acid to sweep away dead skin cells, unclog pores, and visibly smooth wrinkles—practically overnight.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid (BHA) 2%: Penetrates pores to clear blemish-causing buildup and shed dead skin.
- Green Tea: A potent antioxidant that soothes irritated skin while improving visible signs of aging.
- Methylpropanediol: Hydrates while visibly enhancing the skin’s glow and the formula’s penetration.


Love this cleanser, leaves my face feeling smooth & ready for the rest of my skincare routine!...I will permanently be leaving this in my skincare routine.

What it is: A pH-balanced, non-drying face cleanser formulated with antioxidants to gently yet effectively remove makeup, SPF, and excess oils that can clog pores.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Kale: Rich in phytonutrients and vitamins C and E to leave skin visibly glowing.
- Spinach: Lightweight skin soother with cooling properties and essential fatty acids.
- Green Tea: Antioxidant-rich powerhouse that fights visible signs of aging.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Healthy-looking skin starts with c


Essential in my skincare routine...Will be keeping this product in my skincare regimen moving forward...So hydrating and works well with my skincare. …..Loved the cute packaging too and would definitely recommend it to anyone looking to include Niacinamide in their skincare routine.

What it is: A breakthrough, multi-use highlighting serum that hydrates and visibly reduces the look of hyperpigmentation for a dewy, reflective glow—without mica, glitter, or gray cast.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness and Dullness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Niacinamide: Vitamin B3 and antioxidants visibly reduce hyperpigmentation, correct the look of dullness, and minimize the appearance of pores.

- Watermelon: Hydrates, delivers essential vitamins and amino acids, and visibly brightens skin.


Skincare MUST...Definitely a staple in your skincare!...Good for skincare not butt...Ill give this a four because its an amazing lotion for skincare but i didnt see any improvement on my butt lol

What it is: A fast-absorbing body cream with an addictive scent and a visibly tightening, smoothing formula that adds a hint of shimmer to skin.

Skin Type:Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Loss of Firmness and Elasticity, Pores, Dullness

Scent Type: Warm & Sweet Gourmands

Key Notes:

PMDPersonal Microderm

ITEM: 1733989

Color: Teal

59 Reviews


Now that I am in my 30's skincare is a whole new ballgame! I've heard amazing things about the PMD and decided to give it a try. ...Good at home skincare device!...I received this as a complimentary from PMD Beauty in exchange of review purposes. I am a big fan of skincare devices and I own a few different ones. I was hesitant to use this at first because of my extremely sensitive skin.

What it is: A revolutionary at-home device that provides the same brilliant results as professional, in-office microdermabrasion treatments.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dark Spots, and Pores

What Else You Need to Know: This device combines patented spinning disc technology with perfectly calibrated vacuum suction, which increases circulation and supports natural collagen and elastin to remove dead, dull skin. Skin is left smoother, softer, fresher, and more radiant.

PMDPersonal Microderm Pro

ITEM: 1734045

Color: Pink

125 Reviews


For skincare enthusiasts!...I LOVE purchasing and trying new skincare products but I also know that how I cleanse and maintain my skin is as important as the topical products I use on it. ...I love using skincare tools, especially multifunctional ones such as this one.

What it is: A revolutionary at-home device providing the same brilliant results as professional, in-office microdermabrasion treatments.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

What Else You Need to Know: This device combines patented spinning disc technology with perfectly calibrated vacuum suction to leave skin looking fresh and radiant. Weekly treatments reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, blemishes, and enlarged pores. The Pro has Dual Speed Settings and a full range of exfoliation discs.

bareMineralsMini COMPLEXION RESCUE™ Tinted Moisturizer with Hyaluronic Acid and Mineral SPF 30

Size: 0.5 oz/ 15 mL·ITEM: 2454908

Color: Bamboo 5.5 - for light warm skin with a yellow hue

100 Reviews


What it is: A mini-size, clean, multitasking tinted moisturizer that combines hydrating skincare benefits with naturally radiant, sheer-to-light coverage and SPF 30.

Coverage: Light



SPF: 30

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Replenishes and boosts skin’s moisture.
- Olive-Derived Squalane: Quenches dry skin with all-day hydration that feels light and refreshing.
- Mineral-Based Sunscreen: Non-chemical sunscreen protects from damaging UVA and UVB rays.

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

IT CosmeticsMini CC+ Cream Oil-Free Matte with SPF 40

Size: 0.406 oz/ 12 mL·ITEM: 2283729

Color: Light - taupe shade with warm undertones

65 Reviews


What it is: A bestselling, full-coverage, color-correcting cream—now oil-free with SPF 40 physical sunscreen and a matte finish for up to 12 hours.

Skin Type: Combination and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dryness, and Uneven Skin Tone

Formulation: Full Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Collagen: Supports skin elasticity for a youthful, smooth appearance.
- Peptides: Help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and support natural collagen production for the look of smoother, firmer skin.
- Charcoal: Minimizes the look of pores and detoxifies your skin by absorbing excess oils and impurities.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, and mineral oil.

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