Acne Peels

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Acne peels are a popular dermatological treatment for improving skin texture and reducing acne breakouts. These chemical peels work by exfoliating the skin, removing dead cells, unclogging pores, and reducing oil production. With regular sessions, acne peels can significantly improve the appearance of acne-prone skin, leaving it smoother and more radiant.


This product is hands down the best peel for sensitive skin. I cannot use products like the ordinary peel, and other peels because my skin is too sensitive and dry but i have really bad breakouts along my jawline due to the mask. ...Makes my skin so smooth, reduces the visibility of my pimples as well. Anytime I have a painful pimple, I’ll put this mask on and the next morning, it’s basically gone.

What it is: An exfoliating, 10 percent glycolic peel with gentle fruit enzymes and brightening, antioxidant-rich ACV to help reduce redness and refine the look of skin texture.

Skin Type: Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Redness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Lightweight Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 10% Glycolic Acid: A powerful AHA that supports skin’s oil balance and natural cell turnover.
- 5% Multi-Fruit Acid: a blend of exfoliants that reveal smoother skin.
- 2% Apple Cider Vinegar: Combines naturally occurring acetic acid to target blemish-causing bacteria and citric, lactic, and succinic acids for a more even-looking, radiant skin tone.


AMAZING FOR ACNE...I have very acne-prone, sensitive skin and this peel is not harsh at all for me. ...This is a really good peel to use nightly! It clears skin up and prevents acne breakouts without drying out the skin.

What it is: This peel is a dermatologist-approved solution that visibly smooths texture and improves the look of pores with a trifecta of powerhouse ingredients for softer-, smoother-feeling skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores and Uneven Texture

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Exfoliates to minimize the look of pores.
- Glycolic Acid: Visibly removes dull surface cells to smooth and clarify.
- Resurfacing Retinoid: Helps improve surface cell turnover to visibly refine and smooth skin’s texture.

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


My breakouts have completely subsided and my face is glowing. ...I have sensitive dry skin and recently I've been struggling with hormonal acne. This mask is helping me so much! Really recommend.

What it is:
A patented, potent alpha hydroxy acid peel that lets you exfoliate, brighten, and tone safely during pregnancy.

What it is formulated to do:

Specifically formulated without vitamin A to address the concerns of nursing mothers, pregnant women, or women trying to get pregnant, this peel delivers spa-grade exfoliation to visibly correct the appearance of dark spots and discoloration, zap blemishes, and reveal a visibly brighter complexion. The formula also contains organic aloe and organic vegetable glycerin to hydrate for maximum benefit.

The INKEY ListMandelic Acid Treatment

ITEM: 2568905

Size: 0.5 oz/ 15 mL

264 Reviews


Noticeable improvement in dark spots and acne scars from pimples immediately after beginning use. ...Heals stubborn popped pimples as if they were never there. Also does fade my dark spots.. but I feel it works better if used while your pimple is healing.

What it is: A fast-acting targeted treatment that is clinically shown to reduce the look of hyperpigmentation and discoloration leftover from acne spots and blemishes.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots and Acne and Blemishes

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 10% Mandelic Acid: Reduces the look of dark spots, hyperpigmentation, and post-acne marks.
- 2% Glycerin: Hydrates skin and draws in moisture.
- 0.1% Encapsulated Retinol: Supports increased cell turnover and fades the look of dark spots and discoloration.

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

La MerThe Micro Peel

ITEM: 2608693

Size: 1 oz / 30 mL

118 Reviews


What a good peel...I really loved my La Mer Micro Peel. It didn’t give me the whole skin flaking situation that other peels do to my skin but it did leave me glowy or dewy. ...I love that it helps reduce the inflammation and redness of my acne/breakouts. It gentle enough for my skin, but also helps clear it at the same time!

What it is: A gentle peel that visibly refines and resurfaces skin to polished perfection and clarifies pores, all while soothing and replenishing.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Miracle Broth and Miracle Broth™ Oils: Replenish and support skin during the peeling process.
- The Refining Ferment: Smooths and stimulates a feeling of renewal for a visibly clear, vibrant transformation.
- Peeling Acids: Potent AHA, BHA, and PHAs visibly resurface, refine, and restore optimal pH.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates,


This product changed my skin by improving the texture, fading the scars and dark marks and less pimples! Found the best retinol product...But putting this on I see less pimples. And you can see my face turns more smoothly.

What it is: A targeted, overnight peel treatment to reduce fine lines, improve uneven tone and texture, and restore hydration for a radiant, healthy-looking complexion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Uneven Texture

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Retinol: A vitamin A derivative that supports collagen production while visibly reversing signs of photo-aging, improving fine lines and wrinkles, addressing UV-induced free-radical damage, reducing blemish-causing sebum, and fading dark spots.


Great mild peel...This is a great peel. I have normal skin with some enlarged pores and mild acne. ...When I get break outs and apply this product it dries out the pimple and peels away super easy. My pores even appear smaller.

What it is: A gentle peel with 5 percent AHA, BHA, and hyaluronic acid to dissolve dead cells, refine the look of pores, and reveal more radiant skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Highlighted Ingredients:

- AHA and BHA Multi-Acid Complex: Dissolves dead skin cells that cause dullness and enlarged-looking pores.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of mineral oil, parabens, silicones, and sulfates SLS & SLES.


These are soaked in Serum and are so nice on face. I have breakouts and they have definitely help me with my acne breakouts. ...The ingredients are so gentle and they make my skin feel so soft and smooth, with a more even texture and appearance, and I really like how efficient they are at reducing acne breakouts and speeding up the healing process with wonderful ingredients like witch hazel that are known to be soothing and healthy for troubled skin.

What it is: A leave-on exfoliant with 2% Salicylic Acid (BHA) + AHAs and Niacinamide to target rough texture, spots, fine lines, and acne-prone skin.


Brightening peel...Which can be expected From a peel. I did not use the peel consecutively and the second day my skin was so bright, moisturized, any pimple that surfaced couldn’t be seen. ...I have sensitive skin and this didn’t make my skin more red or cause any bumps or pimples. V good

What it is: A peel that works overnight and over time to reveal ultra-smooth, healthier-looking skin with refined lines and less-visible pores.

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

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 6% AHA/BHA
- Resetting Probiotic Complex
- Hibiscus Extract

What Else You Need to Know: The skin of your dreams awaits. 6% AHAs and BHAs release while you sleep in a clear-drying formula that stays put (and won’t wind up on your pillowcase). A powerful blend of acids combined with our resetting probiotic complex and hibiscus extract help to refine the appearance of skin texture.

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“The application is really nice, as it has a nice, smooth gel consistency that feels great on the skin. I have pigmentation from acne, so I like the exfoliation I get from this product to help brighten my skin, as well as help even out the texture”
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