Treatments For Acne

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If you have acne, you know that it can be a frustrating condition. Fortunately, there are several treatments available to help clear up your skin. We've rounded up some of the most effective products on the market today for acne-prone skin.


I personally recommend the ordinary’s serum, its cheaper and I applied it for a week and it actually made my Acnes and black heads much better. Or maybe it’s because I stopped wearing mask a couple weeks ago because school is over. ...As someone who’s struggled with acne and acne scars since middle school this one really worked compared to the many other treatments I’ve tried.

What it is: A hyperpigmentation-safe serum that visibly reduces stubborn discoloration, post-blemish marks, scars, and spots—for all ethnicities and skin shades.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Redness, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Tranexamic Acid: Visibly minimizes spots, dark patches, and post-blemish marks.
- Niacinamide: Reduces the look of discoloration and addresses post-acne marks and uneven skin tone.
- Azelaic Acid: Visibly brightens skin tone, improves texture, and reduces the look of blemishes.

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


You’ll get rid of your long-lasting blind acnes without any side effects....Good acid treatment for sensitive skin!...I have oily acne prone skin and I really like this product. I’ve used other acid treatments and they tend to irritate my skin, but not this one.

What it is: A powerful yet soothing AHA and BHA acid serum that gently smooths, addresses the appearance of breakouts, and visibly refines pores for clear, hydrated skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Lightweight Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Clarity Acid Complex 10%: Visibly diminishes blemish-causing pore buildup, gently exfoliates dead skin cells, and smooths the look of bumps and fine lines.
- Strawberry: Helps reduce excess oil, exfoliate, and even the look of skin tone.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates skin by holding up to 1000 times its weight in moisture, keeping skin visibly plump.


bestest product ever I had acnes from ages and ages this product made them disappear thanks to Allah finally I saw my face clear and bright 🌞...Best acne treatment...This is the best acne treatment so far for me. I don't use it all over my face but more as a spot treatment for those red and painful acnes.

What it is: A multifunctional cream that visibly brightens skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Cream

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

What Else You Need to Know: Formulated without alcohol, or fragrance, this azelaic acid cream visibly brightens skin tone, evens out texture, reduces blemishes, and provides antioxidant support.


Great for my acne- prone skin, but not drying or harsh....Great for acne prone skin...Absolutely great if you have acne prone skin!! I love all blue tansy products and this one is no exception!

What it is: A lightweight moisturizer—powered by soothing blue tansy and clarifying willow bark BHA—that purifies pores and visibly balances skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dryness, and Oiliness

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Blue Tansy: Soothes and visibly balances skin.
- Willow Bark BHA: A source of salicylic acid that purifies pores and gently and visibly resurfaces skin.
- Zinc PCA: Moisturizes and visibly minimizes shine.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Oilier skins need moisture, too. This soothing


amazing face oil for dry acne prone skin....; some of these oils are greasy and some broke me out) After 2 weeks of using this product, my dry skin becomes normal and acnes disappearing. If your skin's oil production is unbalanced, this will be your holygrail!...I have extremely dry and sensitive skin yet I do get acne. Most acne treatments are far too harsh and irritating for my skin but this gives so much hydration while clearing up my redness and acne.

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.

Kate SomervilleEradiKate

ITEM: 1412238

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL

4.2K Reviews


excellent for my acne...Anyways this product is the best acne treatment in my life ,ever....It is my holy grail . Whenever i have acne, i use it at night then tomorrow acnes are flat.

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

What it is:
An effective blemish-banishing acne treatment to fight pimples, zits, and 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 heal blemishes, reduce acne, and help keep skin free of new breakouts. BHAs are designed to reduce the appearance of enlarged pores while zinc oxide, a natural mineral, provides oil control by absorbing excess sebum production. The result is clear skin that lasts.

Peace OutSalicylic Acid Acne Day Dots

ITEM: 2651172

Size: 1 pack / 40 dots

1.2K Reviews


I received this product for free from Influenster and Peace Out in exchange for my honest review. My acnes are the cyts type of acnes so these patches didn’t do much for me if your skin tend to get pimples you should give it a try...I used this overnight and the next morning when I removed it, I can see how much it absorbed out of the acne. Highly effective. It’s a little pricy but it definitely works and help the process of acnes.

What it is: A 61 percent-thinner, sheer blemish patch (for invisible wear, alone or under makeup) packed with actives to zap visible breakouts in six hours or less.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Mask

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Encapsulated Salicylic Acid: Penetrates pores to target acne blemishes and blackheads.
- Retinol (Retinyl Acetate/Vitamin A): Promotes clear-looking skin.
- Aloe Vera Leaf Extract: Gently soothes while minimizing the appearance of redness.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Conceal while you care for your sk

DermalogicaRetinol Clearing Oil

ITEM: 2356707

Size: 1 oz / 30 mL

24 Reviews


Cleared all of my acne...This is amazing. I was suffering from acne all along my jaw line. I’m close to 50 and this is a hormonal thing. ...It took some time but after a few months all my acne scarring is disappearing and I no longer get cystic acne or even small acne, other than the random one here and there.

What it is: A high-performance night oil that combines retinol and salicylic acid for the first time to help clear breakouts and visible signs of premature aging.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine lines and wrinkles, acne and blemishes, and uneven texture.

Formulation: Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Retinol: Supports natural skin renewal to diminish the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven skin tone.
- Salicylic Acid: Supports natural exfoliation to help clear clogged follicles and smooth dullness that contribute to visible skin aging.


As of late, I have been having hormonal acne. coupled with hyper pigmentation marks. After scouring the internet researching acne treatments and even trying other products, this works wonders. ...Teenage Acne...Giving this value set 4 stars since the acne treatment runs out quickly (and I just use drugstore spot treatments), and because the Ance foam bottle leaks making it a nuisance to travel with.

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.


Amazing acne set for oily skin...I noticed within 2 days that my chin acne and temple acne was disappearing. Excited to see if it keeps up!...The cleanser and moisturizer was really good but the acne treatment made my skin really dry even my skin is usually oily.

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

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