Pimple Spot Treatments

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for Pimple Spot Treatments.

Pimple spot treatments are a great way to help clear up blemishes and other skin problems. They can be used on their own or in conjunction with your regular skincare routine. Here are some of the best pimple spot treatments on the market today.


This product is one of my top spot treatments. It doesn’t dry out the area like most others do and it does a good job at addressing the pimple before it surfaces. ...Ive tried every product under the sun for spot treatments and this is the only one that works instantly. ...Nourishing spot treatment

What it is: A targeted cream for acne spots that visibly reduces breakout size in as little as one hour.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 100% Natural Salicylic Acid: Naturally exfoliates and visibly refines skin texture.
- Niacinamide: Minimizes the appearance of pores.
- Tea Tree: Purifies the skin.

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

What Else You Need to Know: A natural and non-drying purifying cream that targets acne spots fast and reduce breakout size. Use this leave-on cream under makeup to color correct redness with natural green pigments.


I had a huge inflamed acne patch near my mouth last night, I used this skincare set and I swear to god this is the SAME spot 6 hours later when I woke up in the morning. ...I was getting terrible jawline breakouts, and this has completely cleared it up. I still have a few spots with a bit of texture deep down but it totally got rid of everything surface and has stopped future breakouts

What it is: A three-step regimen for clearer skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dullness, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Glucoside: Hydrating.
- Salicylic Acid: Clears pores.
- Beta Glucan: Soothing and hydrating.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, mineral oil, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. These products are also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Glucoside Foaming Cleanser is a gel-like foaming cleanser that effectively removes dirt and impurities. Salicylic Acid 2% Solution is a serum formulated to target acne and soothe skin. Natu


It softens wrinkles and reduces dark spots as well. Skin looks very radiant and healthy....Love using this treatment and I’m truly amazed by the results. This retinol treatment helps to reduce dark spots and fine line and wrinkles.

What it is: A lightweight resurfacing treatment that boosts clarity and helps visibly even skin texture and tone for more balanced skin with a healthy glow.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Retinoid, Hexylresorcinol, and Niacinamide: A clinically backed blend that visibly reduces fine lines and wrinkles and diminishes the appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation while being gentle to skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and mineral oil. It is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This fast-absorbing treatment is formulated with a blend of a retinoid, hexylresorcinol, and niacinamide to visibly reduce fine lines and wrinkles and diminish the appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation. The formula is ef


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.

The INKEY ListMandelic Acid Treatment

ITEM: 2568905

Size: 0.5 oz/ 15 mL

271 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.


It showed significant results on my acne skin. It reduced the pimple. My skin looks more smooth and healthy...I love the the Pre-Show Glow Instant Retexturizing Treatment. I used this product twice a week and can see an improvement in my skin’s dark spots and vibrance.

What it is: This one minute 10% AHA treatment clarifies, purifies, brightens and smooths skin by gently clearing dull surface cells to even texture over time.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Liquid


Spot Treatment is the Best Ever!...I love love love this spot treatment, it makes my pimples disappear in 2-3 days. ...I put it on the pimple areas before bed, and they are so much smaller the next day.

What it is: Clinique's Acne Solutions™ Fix It Kit is an acne-fighting travel set to help clear blemishes, unclog pores, and reduce excess oil.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Salicylic Acid and Acetyl Glucosamine: Help clear dead skin cells that can contribute to clogged pores.

- Lamincaria Sacharina Extract: Helps de-shine skin’s surface and tighten pores

- Witch Hazel: Helps de-shine skin’s surface and tighten pores

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates.


I have been using their Strawberry Smooth BHA+AHA Salicylic Serum for about a month now; it does so well keeping my hormonal pimples at bay. When I saw they have am AHA Night Treatment from the Watermelon Glow line, I was beyond excited. ...this night treatments got you a instant radiance booster my skin left looking clean and flawless dark spots faded and glass skin replaced the clouds!

What it is: A powerful overnight resurfacing mask to gently exfoliate, hydrate, and visibly brighten with a 2.5 percent pH-balanced AHA complex for smoother, firmer-looking skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Mask

Highlighted Ingredients:
- pH-Balanced AHA Complex 2.5%: As efficacious as 10% glycolic acid to exfoliate while maintaining the skin barrier.
- Seven Weights of Hyaluronic Acid: Intensely hydrate skin layer by layer for plump-, bouncy-looking skin.
- Niacinamide and Quinoa Peptide: Minimizes the look of discoloration while visibly firming and brightening.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vega


My skin feels firm and supple with this spot treatment. I haven't noticed any adverse affects nor irritation....I love that this retinol product can be used as a spot treatment or as an all over the face product.

What it is: A treatment, powered by pure retinol and peptides, that visibly firms and smooths the look of fine lines and wrinkles.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Pure Retinol: Visibly firms and smooths the look of fine lines and wrinkles.

- 5D Hyaluronic Acid Complex: Helps skin retain moisture and hydration.

- Peptide: Helps visibly firm skin.

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