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Size 1 oz · ITEM 1167147
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$26.00

I win....Oh wow!...It works great to spot treat breakouts....I am 33 years old & have dry, sensitive skin....recently, have been breaking out (may be stress related)....NOTHING has worked to get rid of my acne, so, I've been using makeup to "hide" them, which, just made me break out even more....THEN, a Mac rep told me about Kate Somerville....this was heaven-sent!
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. AHAs 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
Size 2 oz · ITEM 1201748
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$85.00

My FAV...So good...However, it never made me break out....I don't use it 2x a week, but instead keep it on hand for that oh so fabulous few days out of the month when my skin tries to break out, or when I feel like I just need a little something and don't want to go for a full facial.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry

What it is:
A dual-action exfoliator that smooths and polishes to reveal a glowing, radiant complexion in as little as one use.

Solutions for:
- Dullness/uneven texture
- Pores
- Dark spots/uneven skin tone

If you want to know more…
”The Hollywood 2-minute facial.” Exfoliate and polish skin with ExfoliKate® Intensive Exfoliating Treatment to reveal a glowing, fresh-from-the-clinic complexion. Kate’s bestselling exfoliator is formulated with face scrubbing natural exfoliants to deep clean clogged pores without over-drying skin. Lactic acid and fruit enzymes— papaya, pineapple, and pumpkin—reveal smooth skin and a brighter, healthier-looking complexion in as little as one use. This signature formula works both physically and enzymatically to deliver safe, dramatic results from the comfort of your home.

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

What else you need to know:
When you use ExfoliKate in the shower, the steam will help to activate the enzymes, making it even more effective. Use with ExfoliKate® Cleanser for optimal results.

"Exfoliation is such an important step in maintaining healthy skin, no matter what the weather is. Oils and impurities become trapped under the skin and exfoliation is key."—Kate Somerville

Research results:
Results based on an independent clinical study:
After just 1 use:
- 94% of women tested showed highly significant improvement in skin texture
- 97% of women tested showed highly significant improvement in the appearance of pores
- 100% of women tested showed highly significant improvement in the appearance of crow’s feet, fine lines, and wrinkles

After 4 weeks:
- 100% of women tested showed highly significant improvement in the appearance of skin texture, pores, crow’s feet, fine line, and wrinkles
Size 4 oz/ 120 mL · ITEM 1906106
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$38.00

Love it...It's ok...Helped with my break outs...While placing an order on Sephora, there was a code for a free deluxe sample fo this, so I thought I would give it a try and get it for him.
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
Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2070944
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$44.00

Love it...LOVE IT!...It helps target my breakout spots like magic....But let me tell you something - using this for less than a week, on my problematic areas (jaw line, chin, nose, forehead) it makes a difference.
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
ITEM 1953009
COLOR: Pink [ 1 more colors ]
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$149.00

Not bad...love it!...I would have new break outs every few days but the light pen keeps them under control and clears them up quickly!...I've noticed that if I catch a spot early-on, and immediately treat it 2-3 times consecutively with my Espada, the pimple heals either the next day or the whitehead comes up and clears within 2-3 days, which is a huge improvement from how long I usually wait out a pimple (a week or more).
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 1201763
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$65.00

LOVE IT...Love it!...It is smoother, with less breakout....I use a little less than a dime size amount once or twice a week but you can't help but be disappointed that the price to amount ratio seems insane.
What it is:
A delicate exfoliant for sensitive skin.

What it is formulated to do:
Kate Somerville ExfoliKate® Gentle Exfoliating Treatment decongests, detoxifies, and refines skin to reveal a polished, flawless complexion. Get ready for your healthiest, most-radiant skin ever.

What else you need to know:
This formula's naturally effective complex of ingredients delivers a bevy of benefits. Scrubbing exfoliants lift dead skin cells from surface while papaya, pumpkin, and pineapple enzymes reduce pore size, stimulate circulation, and improve oxygen flow.
Size 2 oz · ITEM 1694173
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$54.00

Love it!...Love This...Calms and clears all kinds of breakouts....It doesn't have a super offensive oder and it's a little drying (to be expected as it's a acne clearing mask) but my skin feels nowhere near as tight as like when I use a Glamglow mask.
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 0.33 oz/10 mL · ITEM 2021046
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$16.00

So good!...Holy grain...Clears breakouts up quick....Usually my breakouts last for 8,9 days with this product using it 3 times a day my acne breakouts are gone within 1 to 2 days!!!
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 it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologist tested, hypoallergenic, vegan, and fragrance-free.
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 2113777
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$58.00

Love it!...In love!...I have pretty oily skin and gets lot of breakouts and redness around my nose and chin, and after using this for just a few days at night my skin looks a lot more even and no new pimples!...I have pretty oily skin and gets lot of breakouts and redness around my nose and chin, and after using this for just a few days at night my skin looks a lot more even and no new pimples!
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.

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 0.68 oz/ 20 mL · ITEM 1989318
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$28.00

Love it!...Thank you!...While my face cleansing system (which also contains sulfur) keeps it at bay, this is a miracle worker for me if I get cystic like breakouts starting....I don't have to use a lot of product and it doesn't dry me out too much.
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 0.5 oz/ 15 ml · ITEM 1989276
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$18.00

AMAZING !...I love it....Stops Breakouts Before They Begin!...This product lets me throw on a little dot on an incoming spot at night and not worry about it the next day!
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…
Formulated for acne prone or oily skin, this treatment contains two percent salicylic acid to penetrates into pores and reduce acne breakouts. salicylic acid has antibacterial properties to suppress acne-causing bacteria and diminish breakouts. Frankincense helps to reduce oiliness, and ginger root extract soothes and absorbs excess oil for visibly calmer skin.

What else you need to know:
This product is tested under dermatologist supervision. It was inspired by the original Blue Astringent Herbal Lotion, which was formulated in 1964.

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 2.3 oz · ITEM 1817972
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$48.00

holy grail...Love this!...Using this as a spot treatment, I was able to clear up a breakout that appeared when I was sick within a few days!...I have oily/acne prone skin, and I like to use a mask targeted towards those issues at least once a week.
What it is:
A 10 percent aromatic sulfur mask that dries quickly and clears up acne blemishes.

What it is formulated to do:
This deep pore penetrating, therapeutic formulation absorbs excess surface skin oils, exfoliates dead skin cells, and leaves complexion feeling healthy and refreshed. It clarifies and helps prevent the development of new blemishes and blackheads while allowing skin to heal. Witch hazel and kaolin help purify, and botanicals help calm and soothe acne-prone skin.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologist tested and approved, allergy tested, hypoallergenic, non-irritating, noncomedogenic, and cruelty-free. It does not contain dye.
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1418581
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$105.00

I love....Love it...Yes it tingles for a while after application and you will be sun sensitive (I got a tiny sunburn even under sunscreen one day), so care for your skin a little extra while using....Full transparency, this isn't the only product I'm using and I've been to the aesthetician three times in 6 weeks (who cheered for me when she saw me last and went and bought a bottle of Good Genes for herself to celebrate)...but it has absolutely been essential in turning things around.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry

What it is:
A clarifying, line smoothing lactic acid treatment.

Solutions for:
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Dark spots
- Fine lines and wrinkles

If you want to know more…
Good Genes All-In-One Lactic Acid Treatment is formulated with high potency, purified grade lactic acid that immediately exfoliates dull, pore-clogging dead skin cells, revealing smoother, fresher, younger-looking skin. Fine lines appear visually plumped while the skin looks more radiant. With continued use, the appearance of stubborn hyperpigmentation and the visible signs of aging are reduced for a healthier-looking complexion. Perfect for all skin types and all ages, this treatment is enhanced with licorice for brightening, Good Genes clarifies, smooths, and retexturizes for instant radiance.

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

What else you need to know:
Backstage at NY Fashion Week, Sunday Riley combines two pumps of Good Genes and one pump of Ceramic Slip Clay Cleanser for a "flash facial." Leave on for one to 10 minutes for an immediately radiant, deep detox facial. This product is cruelty-free.

"As with any AHA, use a sunscreen to prevent sun sensitivity."—Sunday Riley

Research results:
Clinically tested and proven to significantly improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles in 3 minutes. 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
Size 0.15 oz/ 4.3 g · ITEM 1378215
COLOR: Translucent [ 1 more colors ]
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$26.00

LOVE IT...Love it!...I know the product seems like it may be a bit expensive for a lip balm, but if you have wintertime skin problems like I do, you will be so glad you sprung for it!...I feel like it creates a non-sticky mask for the lips and always use it before bed for great results or when I want glossy lips.
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 1572445
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$56.00

love it...So nice...I purchased this product for my little sister after years of her fighting horrible acne (I was the lucky one and never had a blemish), she was so distraught and scared of anything moisturizing that when this came out I immediately bought it for her since I am a huge fan of this entire line....I have sensitive skin, redness with a mixture of rosacea and acne at times but since using Josie Maran's products for a year now, it has worked wonders!
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A 100 percent natural, emulsifier-free treatment serum that visibly plumps and deeply hydrates.

Solutions for:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Loss of firmness and elasticity

If you want to know more…
Josie’s revolutionary anti-aging Pure Argan Milk marries the hydration of skin-balancing purified water with rejuvenating 100% Pure Argan Oil for plumper-looking, nourished skin. This lightweight yet super-intensive hydrating serum penetrates deeply and absorbs quickly to preserve the elasticity and bounce of skin's youthful cushion. The 100% Pure Argan Oil repairs and fortifies with a weightless combination of essential fatty acids, antioxidants, and vitamin E to reveal fresher, healthier, more radiant skin packed with long-lasting moisture. Use under Face Butter and Argan Oil for amplified moisture and glow.

What else you need to know:
This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and formulated without gluten, GMO, synthetic fragrance, and formaldehyde.

Research results:
Allure Beauty Enthusiasts Panel, October 2013 in a 4-week product trial; each participant received a complimentary full-size Pure Argan Milk and used it twice daily; 222 respondents to the 24-hour survey; 196 respondents:
- 85% of women reported their skin was more hydrated and felt hydrated all day long
- 8 out of 10 users reported softer and silkier skin
- 3 out of 4 users reported smoother skin
- 1 out of 2 users reported skin looked younger after just 1 day

After 4 weeks:
- 3 out of 4 users reported the appearance of their skin was better after using the product
- 72% of women reported their skin looked younger
- 72% of women with skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, or dermatitis reported the product helped ease their skin condition

Clean at Sephora
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 4 oz/ 118 mL · ITEM 1568930
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$28.00

What it is: A styling treatment with heat and UV protection that lets you style and treat in one step for smoothness, volume, conditioning, strength, and polish.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, and Curly

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns: Heat Protection, Straightening/Smoothing, and Volumizing

Formulation: Cream

Fragrance: Fresh Citrus and Fruits

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA): Smooths and protects by forming a weightless shield around each strand.
- Patented Thickening Molecule (PBAE): Deposits microscopic dots between strands so hair looks and feels fuller.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and silicone. This product is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Living Proof’s only product powered by two of their patented technologies: thickening molecule (PBAE) deposits microscopic dots between strands so hair looks and feels fuller. Healthy hair molecule (OFPMA) smooths and protects by forming a weightless shield around each strand.