Face Oils for Acne

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If you have acne, you know that it can be a frustrating condition. The right products can help clear up your skin and prevent new blemishes from forming, but it's important to find the right ones for your skin type and needs. One of the most important steps in getting clear skin is using a face oil. Face oils are a great way to hydrate your skin and help keep it healthy and glowing.


I’m not sure if my skin really liked face oil, so take into consideration if you haven’t tried face oils before....I have been using various face oils for cleansing and treatment for about a year and generally, really like them.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A quick-absorbing, medicated dry oil to clear congested pores, treat and prevent acne, and smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for clearer, smoother skin.

Solutions for:
- Acne and blemishes
- Blackheads
- Pores

If you want to know more…
With 1.5 percent salicylic acid, this fast-acting, quick-drying, medicated oil clears acne and blackhead-causing buildup and debris from congested pores for smoother, blemish-free skin.


I picked this up as part of a sampler pack of face oils. I've never used face oils before but my skin is very dry so I though they would help. ...Having blemish and oil prone skin I was always wary of face oils- but I really love this product.

What it is: A skin-soothing face oil that balances congested complexions while visibly smoothing and softening to a glowing finish.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Blue Tansy: Calms and soothes redness and visibly clarifies the complexion without drying.
- Vegan Squalane: Supports the skin‘s natural protective barrier to help lock in moisture.
- Kukui Nut Oil: Balances surface sebum in blemish-prone skin.

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

BlumeMeltdown Oil for Acne Prone Skin

ITEM: 2568038

Size: 0.5 oz / 15 mL

630 Reviews


The only oil you need for acne prone skin...I was initially hesitant about using an oil based product to treat break outs for my combination/sensitive skin, but wow, did this change my life! ...Only product you need for acne or even a pimple...And it smells great. Love it. The only acne product you need.

What it is: An oil for blemish-prone skin that reduces the appearance of blemishes and targets future breakouts while keeping your skin hydrated, nourished, and visibly even toned. 

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Redness, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Black Cumin Seed: A calming oil that visibly targets blemishes, reduces redness, and soothes irritation.
- Blue Tansy: Naturally fights the look of blemishes while calming and soothing.
- Rosehip Oil: Fades the look of scars, visibly evens out skin tone, and hydrates.

La MerThe Concentrate Serum

ITEM: 2384014

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL

602 Reviews


It was easy to add to my routine. I use it before my face oil. I definitely recommend it!...it’s my first time trying this brand and product however i find it has a light scent that is okay, however i like that is very hydrating that somehow it reminded me a face oil,so far i like it but the price is a downside

What it is: A velvety serum to help rebuild and protect your skin’s natural barrier with the concentrated Miracle Broth™ to help visibly calm redness and inflammation.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines/Wrinkles, Dryness, and Redness

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Stabilizing Ferment: Marine-sourced ferment visibly strengthens irritated skin.
- Concentrated Miracle Broth™: La Mer's super-concentrated form of cell-renewing Miracle Broth™ helps calm the look of redness and other signs of inflammation.
- Lime Tea Concentrate: Antioxidants protect skin from inflammation from environmental stressors.


I'm picky with my face oils. I am in my 30s, have oily, acne-prone skin, and am very prone to scarring from breakouts. ...I personally love Sunday Riley but this face oil feels very thick and sticky, and i find it always gives me pimples around my mouth… for the price, there is wayyyy better face oils out there. honestly any cold pressed rosehip oil will give better results, especially for acne prone skin.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A radiance-boosting face oil that protects and enhances skin with an antioxidant-rich blend of cold-pressed superfood seed oils.

The Ordinary"B" Oil

ITEM: 2210664

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL

273 Reviews


This is my favorite face oil, even more so than more luxury face oils. ...Fully effective, no bells and whistles necessary. If you like face oils or need a way to extend the effects of your nighttime serums and moisturizers, this is the perfect final step.

What it is: A nourishing formula that contains a blend of oils to fight dehydration and signs of aging, while providing antioxidant and healthy skin support.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Heavy Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Purified Form of Micro-Algae: Reduces redness.
- Squalane: Repairs moisture barrier to improve dermal suppleness.
- Blend of Oils (Marula, Argan, Baobab, Pataua, Brazil Nut, Inca Inchi, Rosehip, and Borage)


Definitely one of my favorite face oils I've used....This is the best face oil on the market. Now, when I say I have tried face oils, I have tried face oils.

What it is: A luxurious facial oil packed with superberry extracts, antioxidants, and fatty acids for intense hydration and soft skin with a healthy-looking glow.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dryness, and Dullness

Formulation: Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Omega Oil Complex: Contains squalane, jojoba, and berry oils known to be non-clogging.
- Prickly Pear Extract: Intensely hydrates, softens, and visibly boosts radiance.
- Acai Extract: Rich in omegas 3, 6, and 9 to visibly revive dull, dry skin.

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

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great for acne prone...I have acne prone skin and this face oil does not break me out. ...heavenly sixteen is a great facial oil that feels very moisturizing, not greasy! As someone who has used face oils for years now, this is a great choice for those who might be a little wary of oils. the product absorbs very quickly, leaving my skin feeling soft and with a slight sheen to it. it doesn’t leave any sort of residue or stickyness that some other oils might. i like to mix a few drops into my moisturizer at night and sometimes in the morning if i need an extra layer of protection. a few drops are enough for your whole face and neck so it will last you for awhile!

What it is: A restorative blend of 16 non-comedogenic, vegan oils to intensely condition, visibly plump, and boost the look of skin’s elasticity.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Meadowfoam, Hemp, Sunflower, Cranberry, Olive, Broccoli, and Grapeseed Oils: Infuse skin with intense, soothing moisture.
- Blackcurrant, Tsubaki, Sacha Inchi, and Sea Buckthorn Oils: Replenish, visibly plump, and reduce the look of fine lines.
- Prickly Pear, Cucumber, Rosehip, Watermelon, and Pomegranate Oils: Support a strong skin barrier and protect against free-radical damage.


All face oils I’ve tried prior have made me broke out - not this one!...I was on the fence about using face oils for a long time. This product has changed my mind.

What it is: A face oil rich in critical antioxidants and omegas 6 and 9 that moisturizes, nourishes, and visibly balances while restoring a youthful-looking glow.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) Seed Oil: This super-absorbable oil—rich in critical antioxidants such as tocopherol (vitamin E), tocotrienols, phenolic compounds, flavonoids, and omegas 6 and 9 fatty acids—moisturizes, nourishes, and visibly rejuvenates skin for a youthful-looking glow.

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


face oil...I have always stayed away from face oils because i haven’t been able to find one that works for my acne prone skin, but this oil has become my holy grail. ...Calming face oil...I’m pretty picky about face oils but this one is surprisingly nice! It’s not too thick and offers just the perfect amount of hydration.

What it is: A clinically shown lightweight face oil to help care for and strengthen the skin barrier within seven days.*

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Redness, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Formulation: Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Camellia Japonica Seed Oil: A precious oil that soothes skin and helps reduce signs of sensitivity.
- Inca Inchi Oil: A cold-pressed oilseed oil that helps to replenish the skin barrier.
- Meadowfoam Seed Oil: Nourishes the skin with a velvety feel without greasiness.

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

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