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Acne.org Treatment (Benzoyl Peroxide - 2.5%)
based on 1194 reviews

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Neutrogena On-the-Spot Acne Treatment
based on 348 reviews

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Erythromycin Oral Antibiotic
based on 194 reviews

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based on 53 reviews

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Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength
based on 341 reviews

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Clean & Clear Clear Advantage Daily Acne Clearing Lotion
based on 37 reviews

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Acne.org Treatment (Benzoyl Peroxide - 2.5%)
based on 1194 reviews

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Erythromycin Oral Antibiotic
based on 194 reviews

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Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength
based on 341 reviews

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Clean & Clear Clear Advantage Daily Acne Clearing Lotion
based on 37 reviews

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based on 38 reviews

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Proactiv Solution Repairing Lotion 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide
based on 87 reviews

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based on 348 reviews

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based on 410 reviews

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based on 76 reviews

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based on 21 reviews

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based on 7 reviews

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based on 62 reviews

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based on 349 reviews

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based on 194 reviews

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based on 345 reviews

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Erythromycin Oral Antibiotic
based on 194 reviews

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based on 1260 reviews

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Azelex Azelaic Acid (20%) Cream
based on 208 reviews

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based on 194 reviews

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based on 345 reviews

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based on 97 reviews

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based on 349 reviews

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based on 194 reviews

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based on 137 reviews

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Vinegar (as a topical)
based on 398 reviews

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based on 478 reviews

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based on 454 reviews

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based on 9 reviews

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Vitamin B5
based on 280 reviews

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based on 817 reviews

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based on 180 reviews

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based on 160 reviews

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Glytone Mini Peel Gel
based on 1 reviews

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based on 103 reviews

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based on 130 reviews

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based on 20 reviews

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based on 6 reviews

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Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)
based on 10 reviews

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ClearLight Acne Treatment
based on 20 reviews

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based on 23 reviews

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Levulan Blue Light Acne Treatment
based on 172 reviews

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Verilux ClearWave® Light Therapy Acne Treatment System
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Zeno Acne Clearing Device
based on 120 reviews

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based on 9 reviews

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Steaming
based on 13 reviews

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Zeno Hot Spot
based on 19 reviews

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No!No! Skin Acne Treatment System
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Basis Sensitive Skin Bar
based on 47 reviews

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Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar
based on 82 reviews

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based on 31 reviews

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based on 94 reviews

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Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
based on 525 reviews

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Neutrogena Extra Gentle Cleanser
based on 51 reviews

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Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
based on 525 reviews

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Neutrogena Extra Gentle Cleanser
based on 51 reviews

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Purpose Gentle Cleansing Wash
based on 215 reviews

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Clean & Clear Essentials Foaming Facial Cleanser
based on 78 reviews

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Phisoderm Deep Cleaning Cleanser for Sensitive Skin
based on 10 reviews

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Clean & Clear Advantage Acne Cleanser
based on 224 reviews

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Basis Sensitive Skin Bar
based on 47 reviews

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Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar
based on 82 reviews

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Cetaphil Gentle Cleansing Bar
based on 31 reviews

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Cetaphil Antibacterial Gentle Cleansing Bar
based on 94 reviews

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Aveeno Active Naturals Moisturizing Bar for Dry Skin
based on 21 reviews

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Lever 2000 Special Moisture Response Bar Soap, Anti-Bacterial
based on 11 reviews

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Noxzema Cleansing Cream, Sensitive
based on 20 reviews

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Clearasil Daily Face Wash, Sensitive
based on 115 reviews

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Noxzema Cleansing Lotion, Sensitive
based on 37 reviews

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Clean & Clear Blackhead Clearing Scrub
based on 133 reviews

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Clean & Clear Deep Action Cream Cleanser, Oil-Free
based on 132 reviews

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Oxy Maximum Action Advanced Face Wash
based on 301 reviews

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Clean & Clear Oil Absorbing Sheets
based on 144 reviews

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Stridex Maximum Pads with Salicylic Acid, Alcohol Free
based on 53 reviews

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Clearasil Maximum Strength Pore Cleansing Pads
based on 46 reviews

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Stridex Daily Care Acne Pads, Sensitive with Aloe, Alcohol Free
based on 15 reviews

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Stridex Essential Alcohol Free Pads with Salicylic Acid
based on 1 reviews

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Clean & Clear Morning Burst Facial Cleanser with Bursting Beads, Oil-Free
based on 111 reviews

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St. Ives Medicated Apricot Scrub for Oily or Acne Prone Skin
based on 117 reviews

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Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Daily Scrub
based on 48 reviews

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Neutrogena Pore Refining Exfoliating Cleanser
based on 36 reviews

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Noxzema Daily Exfoliating Cleanser
based on 4 reviews

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Nivea for Men Deep Cleaning Face Scrub
based on 1 reviews

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Biore Blemish Fighting Cleansing Cloths
based on 9 reviews

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Dove Essential Nutrients Cleansing Cloths Refill, Regular
based on 1 reviews

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Neutrogena Make-up Remover Cleansing Towelettes
based on 8 reviews

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Philosophy Purity Made Simple
based on 14 reviews

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L'Oreal Pure Zone Pore Tightening Astringent
based on 21 reviews

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Youthful Essence Microdermabrasion System
based on 27 reviews

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Zeno Acne Clearing Device
based on 120 reviews

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Clarisonic Skin Care Brush
based on 97 reviews

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Clarisonic Facial Cleansing System
based on 4 reviews

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Eucerin Skin Renewal SPF 15 Day Lotion
based on 18 reviews

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Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture with Sunscreen SPF 15
based on 115 reviews

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Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer with Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 15
based on 133 reviews

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Purpose Dual Treatment Moisture Lotion with SPF 15
based on 49 reviews

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Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Sensitive Skin Lotion SPF 15
based on 13 reviews

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Eucerin Everyday Protection Face Lotion for Sensitive Skin, SPF 30
based on 13 reviews

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Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Sensitive Skin Lotion SPF 15
based on 13 reviews

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Eucerin Clear Skin Formula Daily Control & Care Moisture Creme
based on 7 reviews

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Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture, Sensitive Skin
based on 64 reviews

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Jojoba Oil
based on 339 reviews

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Shea Butter
based on 69 reviews

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Aveeno Clear Complexion Daily Moisturizer
based on 81 reviews

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Clean & Clear Dual Action Moisturizer Oil-Free
based on 209 reviews

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Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture, Combination Skin
based on 67 reviews

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L'Oreal Pure Zone Skin Relief Oil-Free Moisturizer
based on 13 reviews

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Nivea for Men Oil Control Balancing Lotion SPF 4
based on 4 reviews

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Proactiv Solution Daily Oil Control
based on 33 reviews

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Biore Pore Minimizing Lightweight Moisturizer SPF 15, Oil-Free
based on 18 reviews

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Pure Cosmetics Fruit Pigmented Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20
based on 1 reviews

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Garnier BB Cream Combo-Oily Skin
based on 3 reviews

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Tarte Amazonian Clay BB Tinted Moisturizer
based on 1 reviews

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Alpha Hydrox Enhanced Lotion
based on 62 reviews

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AmLactin 12% Moisturizing Lotion
based on 13 reviews

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Olay Total Effects Daily Moisturizer
based on 10 reviews

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Dove Energy Glow Brightening Night Cream
based on 1 reviews

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Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Cream - Night
based on 6 reviews

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Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Cream SPF 15
based on 2 reviews

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Eucerin Skin Renewal SPF 15 Day Lotion
based on 18 reviews

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Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture with Sunscreen SPF 15
based on 115 reviews

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Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer with Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 15
based on 133 reviews

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Purpose Dual Treatment Moisture Lotion with SPF 15
based on 49 reviews

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Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Sensitive Skin Lotion SPF 15
based on 13 reviews

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Eucerin Everyday Protection Face Lotion for Sensitive Skin, SPF 30
based on 13 reviews

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Jane Iredale Mineral Cosmetics
based on 22 reviews

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Almay Smart Shade Foundation
based on 14 reviews

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Covergirl Simply Powder
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Clinique Pore Minimizer Instant Perfector
based on 1 reviews

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Revlon Colorstay
based on 73 reviews

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Maybelline Dream Matte Powder
based on 11 reviews

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Jane Iredale Mineral Cosmetics
based on 22 reviews

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Covergirl Simply Powder
based on 5 reviews

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Maybelline Dream Matte Powder
based on 11 reviews

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Mary Kay Mineral Powder Foundation
based on 6 reviews

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Carley's Clear and Smooth Mineral Foundation
based on 3 reviews

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Bare Escentuals Bare Minerals
based on 96 reviews

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Almay Smart Shade Foundation
based on 14 reviews

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Revlon Colorstay
based on 73 reviews

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Neutrogena Microclear Skin Clearing makeup
based on 48 reviews

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Clinique Stay True Oil-Free Foundation
based on 1 reviews

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Physician's Formula Mineral Wear Foundation
based on 15 reviews

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Almay Clear Complexion Liquid Makeup
based on 16 reviews

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Clinique Soft-Pressed Powder Blusher
based on 3 reviews

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Maybelline Mineral Power Illuminator
based on 3 reviews

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NARS Powder Blush
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NARS Bronzing Powder
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Covergirl Classic Color Blush
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Flirt! Glamouflage Medicated Healer/Concealer
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Revlon ColorStay Blemish Concealer
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Maybelline Cover Stick Concealer
based on 10 reviews

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Dermablend Quick Fix Concealer
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Physician's Formula Gentle Cover Stick Concealer
based on 6 reviews

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MAC Studio Sculpt Concealer
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Clinique Pore Minimizer Instant Perfector
based on 1 reviews

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Rimmel Fix & Perfect Foundation Primer
based on 5 reviews

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Avon Magix Face Perfector SPF 20
based on 3 reviews

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L'Oreal Studio Secrets Professional Magic Perfecting Base
based on 5 reviews

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Dinair Air Brush Makeup System
based on 7 reviews

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Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture with Sunscreen SPF 15
based on 115 reviews

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Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer with Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 15
based on 133 reviews

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Purpose Dual Treatment Moisture Lotion with SPF 15
based on 49 reviews

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Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Sensitive Skin Lotion SPF 15
based on 13 reviews

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Eucerin Everyday Protection Face Lotion for Sensitive Skin, SPF 30
based on 13 reviews

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Aveeno Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer SPF 15
based on 29 reviews

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Nivea for Men Oil Control Balancing Lotion SPF 4
based on 4 reviews

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MAC Studio Fix Fluid SPF 15
based on 12 reviews

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Revlon ColorStay Mineral Foundation SPF 10
based on 3 reviews

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Boots Botanics Complexion Refining Day Moisturizing Lotion SPF12
based on 2 reviews

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Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture with Sunscreen SPF 15
based on 115 reviews

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Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer with Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 15
based on 133 reviews

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Purpose Dual Treatment Moisture Lotion with SPF 15
based on 49 reviews

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Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Sensitive Skin Lotion SPF 15
based on 13 reviews

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Aveeno Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer SPF 15
based on 29 reviews

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Clean & Clear Morning Glow Moisturizer SPF 15
based on 76 reviews

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Eucerin Everyday Protection Face Lotion for Sensitive Skin, SPF 30
based on 13 reviews

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Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 45
based on 56 reviews

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Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 30
based on 28 reviews

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Sea & Ski Faces Sensitive Skin Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50
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Neutrogena Visibly Even Daily Moisturizer, SPF 30
based on 43 reviews

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Devita Solar Protective Moisturizer
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Gillette Sensor Excel Razor
based on 19 reviews

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Edge Sensitive Skin Shave Gel with Aloe
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Edge Active Care Shave Gel, Ultra Sensitive, For Razor Bumps
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Edge Extra Protection Shave Gel
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Gillette Sensor Excel Razor
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Gillette MACH3 Razor
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Gillette Good News Disposable Razors
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BIC Comfort Twin Sensitive Skin
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Conair GMT900 iStubble Electric Facial Hair Trimmer
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Gillette Sensor Excel Razor
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Edge Sensitive Skin Shave Gel with Aloe
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Edge Active Care Shave Gel, Ultra Sensitive, For Razor Bumps
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Edge Extra Protection Shave Gel
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Subcision
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Alpha Hydrox Oil-Free Treatment 10% Glycolic AHA, Anti-Wrinkle
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Alpha Hydrox Oil-Free Treatment 10% Glycolic AHA, Anti-Wrinkle
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Mederma Advanced Scar Gel
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Beyond Plus Acnesil Silicone Scar Gel
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Emu Oil
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Elicina
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Fair & Lovely Anti Marks Cream
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Body Buddy
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New Derma Wand Professional Grade High Frequency Tool
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Visine Advanced Redness Reliever Eye Drops
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OxyLift Oxygenated Facelift System
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Meda Betadine Shampoo
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Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Swivel Stick SPF30
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Carmex Lip balm
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The Body Shop Tea Tree Oil Facial Blotting Tissues
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Acne.org Treatment (Benzoyl Peroxide - 2.5%)
based on 1194 reviews

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Proactiv Solution X Out
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Isotretinoin (Accutane)
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Differin Adapalene (0.1%) Gel
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Epiduo Adapalene (.1%) and Benzoyl Peroxide (2.5%) Gel
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Acne.org The Regimen
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Duac Clindamycin (1.2%) and Benzoyl Peroxide (5%) Gel
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Spironolactone
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Proactiv Solution Acne Treatment System
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Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
based on 525 reviews

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Tretinoin (Retin-A, Retisol-A)
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Doxycycline Oral Antibiotic
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Lemon Juice (applied topically)
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Honey Mask
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Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System
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Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream
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Apple Cider Vinegar (as a drink)
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AcneFree 24 Hour Acne Clearing System
based on 1214 reviews


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Dermabrasion
By Dominique01 on 08/29/2014

This is the most effective. Only one procedure and it erased all my scars. I had it at the age of 21 and was performed by a very good surgeon---had the most perfect complexion afterwards. The only negative is the downtime--it takes a month to recover. Otherwise, you can use concealer during the stage of hypo pigmentation and it works out well. Looks like you have slightly rosy cheeks then returns back to original color after 3-4 months. Now that I'm 30, because of aging I can see the scars again but for nine years I've had very good skin. So I'm looking at having a second dermabrasion soon. I'm skeptical about these lasers because you may not have the downtime but you need more frequent treatments and you end up spending more money and require more maintenance. I also think that you need to get a very experienced facial surgeon, one who has done not only aesthetic surgery but the ones who work in hospitals for facial reconstruction. I never had a complication whatsoever. I see online some horror stories but I think it's because of the surgeon, maybe wasn't that good. One of the best decisions that I did in my life.


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Acne.org Organic Jojoba Oil
By joshuacharles on 08/29/2014

Great for hair, face, burns, inflammation, massages, and more. My wife is pregnant and it reduce the inflammation from her hormonal acne. It's still too soon to give a good review of all the effects.

My one complaint, and hopefully this is an easy fix, is that the nozzle in the cap is leaky. Please fix the leaky nozzle.


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CeraVe Foaming Facial Cleanser
By fattyboombatty on 08/29/2014

I didn't realize that I have been lucky to only have mild acne, until my skin exploded. In the matter of months, I went from clear to acne on every portion of my face. Of course, when it first started happening, I upped my Clarasonic use, I increased medicated treatment uses, etc. I got worse and worse. I tried Purpose (which I use successfully for years), glytone, clean and clear advantage, and they all caused acne aggravation. This cleanser is calming to my combination and very sensitive skin. Be sure to test this out in a small location for a few days to see if your skin tolerates it. Here's hoping for clearer skin for all of us.


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Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)
By ExchangeLaser on 08/29/2014

I rate 5 stars - if done properly

I'm so sorry to hear the horror stories you guys are sharing! I own a Laser Clinic/Corrective Esthetics shop, and also have been an Acne 'victim' since I was 9 or so.

To give you the insiders info, and not just coming from some quack esthetician looking for her next commission or tip...I can tell you a few things.

*IPL will not help acne 'scarring' - not possible in any way. IPL works beneath the skin, not the scarring on the surface.

*If you got Hyperpigmentation as a result from a medi spa visit - the technician used the wrong settings. Plugged into the IPL machine that you're skin tone was actually lighter than it was. Therefore, whatever the machine was looking for (IPL is pigment based) it was expecting you to be lighter, so if you weren't...it was trying to get you there. SUE THEM! See a dermatologist - get a bill. and take action. They have insurance, and you shouldn't have to suffer.

*If you have undesirable skin texture or form - well, its hard to get a dermatologist to point out a specific condition on that and fix it. They'll probably try to recommend like a Fraxel laser or resurfacing or something crazy like that. Tell them no dice.

When I got the IPL unit, I was breaking out (5 to 8 pimple count - even after acutane in my teens) Underground, painful jaw line lesions, and some forehead hair line. People said jawline are stress related, and well - I was just opening my clinic...rent was due, waiting on permits, no clients yet, etc. So after the wine was gone, I decided to take a dose of my own medicine/treatment. Did about 3 (at 2 week intervals)...and didn't break out for about 8 months after those treatments! It worked very well for me, and my clients as well.

The IPL targets the sebaceous gland and blasts the bacteria out. If hormones are questionable, then don't bother with the treatment. Waste of time and money. I tried doing a clients "Bac-ne" acne on the back. Then after a few treatments, no results were apparent. Then found out he was taking steroids! So our treatments were pointless. Birth control, steroids, pregnancy, breast feeding or hormone replacements will compromise the results (just like Laser Hair Removal)

What you should expect after a properly done treatment is:

Bacteria purging| You will get worse before you get better. The bacteria you see coming up was always there, however the IPL chased it out of the sebaceous gland and brought it all out at the same time (I always warn my clients 100 times prior to conducting the treatment, and ask them if they have any special events coming up weddings, etc.) its up to you to use a good salicylic acid or benzyl peroxide wash/cream following. Its all you after we bring it up and out!

*What to do following IPL*

Try not to squeeze | I know...its like an alcoholic at a Liquor Store. However, we can't walk around with gross white heads - this, I understand. Hold a hot face cloth up against the pimple for about 5 minutes. This will open the pore (heat expands) and squeeze gently with the finger tips, no nails! this will prevent scarring.

Hit the drugstore | You don't have to get the million dollar creams that the esthetician recommends to you, the drugstore will do fine. Try to find a clay mask with "Bentonite" in it, use it every second day. Salicylic acid and/or benzyl peroxide in your cream or cleanser

After the Acne is gone, or even still apparent - the best and only thing for scarring is Microdermabrasion. This can be costly, depending on where you're located (my shop $45). If your texture, pigment or smoothness is compromised by previous treatments or just a life of Acne...this will work wonders. You will need about 6 to 8 treatments (realistically - unfortunate, but a good investment), and space them out a week or 10 days apart. The skin growth cycle is every 2 weeks for the face, so essentially you develop a new layer of skin in that time. You want to beat that cycle. Think of it as digging a hole, and you keep adding more soil to the edges - the hole is the scar. Makes it deeper.

You can find email deals wherever you are, like Groupon or Dealfind - that kind of thing, which will make it more affordable for you to get the full amount of treatments required.

If you are still suffering with stubborn acne, speak to a Dermatologist and they can prescribe you an antibiotic or acutane if it's really severe. Then get some Microdermabrasion to smooth things up.

Always wear a sunscreen (specific for the face) of at least 30spf, every day. Winter, summer or even cloudy days. This is a shield for your skin, this spf protects you from all elements and carbons. And as a unspoken rule for Acne sufferers, always OIL FREE! If you're having a hard time finding moisture in the skin while going through all this, use a product that claims 'oil absorbing' cream - and apply as much as you need to, so you get your desired moisture level.

I hope my information helped anyone or someone at least! I wish everyone was in Canada where I am, I would help you all! Remember that acne isn't permanent, but you all are permanently beautiful.

Feel free to ask me questions anytime.


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“Didn't work for me before accutane and didn't work for me after accutane. The only thing this does for me is give me stomach cramps and makes me nauseous.”

Amy Barbi latest review: True Match Minerals

“My experience with this Mineral Foundation has been an absolute joy! I have been using this for over a fortnight now and It has not broken me out yet, and I can assure you that is strange for me! I break out at the drop of a hat. Especially makeup. I have just recently bought my second back up bottle because I love it that much! (and there was a 40% off sale at priceline). I love how it doesn't break me out and I can feel it lets my skin breath all day, I even do gym wearing it (when i'm too lazy to take it off..which is nearly everyday) and have not broken out, crazy huh? I use a blush brush to apply because I find this size brush fits into the bottle, I tap 3 times with my brush handle on top before opening to settle the powder so it does not go everywhere. I have got the technique down pack so I do not spill any anymore nor make a mess. I build my coverage up to a light-medium coverage and I find it leaves a wonderful dewy finish :) It looks like skin! Doesn't even look like i'm wearing makeup when I have it on. Covers blemishes extremely well. I just absolutely love this for everyday foundation - in fact I have even been using it for special occasions because I just love that airy feeling, that "my skin is actually still breathing with makeup on" feeling. I love that this mineral foundation is easy to find, don't have to go online and wait for postage :)”

Dan latest review: Fusion Proglide Power Razor

“This is the same razor as the Gillette Fusion Proglide Manual Razor, except this has a battery in it and vibrates when you push the button. Regardless of this "technology" if you can call it that, this razor, like all other 3, 4, or 5 blade razors I have tried before, is far more irritating and does not give as close of a shave as the simple 2 blade Gillette Trac II, which is still by far the least irritating razor I have tried (with the 2 blade Gillette Sensor Excel a close second). The FlexBall really doesn't do anything to help "hug the skin." Save your money and get a much better shave with less irritation with the Trac II.”

gaercoal@yahoo.com latest review: Epsom Salt

“I have had acne since I was 10 years old in 5th grade. I neglected my skin throughout my school years because my acne condition was mild to moderate. When I graduated and went on to college, my acne flared it big fat ugly head up like there was no tomorrow. I realized that I had to do something. I tried everything that promised to "treat" acne. I've tried doctor's prescriptions, salicylic acid products, benzoyl peroxide products, department store products, drugstore products and each time I end up with burning, unbearable skin. Drying up your skin is never the answer! You need to nourish it and protect it and promote it's health. It was like trying to lose weight by starvation. Then one day, as I am soaking in a hot Epsom Salt bath after overworking my muscles, I decided to apply some to my face also to relax my whole being. I realized as I was washing and scrubbing the Epsom salt against my skin, it was not rough like regular salt, it melted and smoothed my skin. It had a slippery texture that just dissipate instead of agitating my skin. When I got out, I noticed that my skin felt tighter, firmer. There was slight irritation due to the excessive amount of Epsom salt on my skin earlier, but my skin DID NOT DRY out. I've ALWAYS had a little bit of dry flaky patch of skin around my smile lines, and it gets worse in winter time. After this occurrence, I decided to mix Epsom Salt into my face wash. Laugh as you might but I use Bath and Body Works Body Wash as my face wash because I had to use it once on vacation after I'd forgotten to pack face wash and it worked wonderfully to remove dirt and dead skin without drying out my face. After a week of just washing my face twice a day with the Epsom salt mix, my skin cleared up. The small white heads and black heads that emerged during the first few days disappeared and I was left with clear, firm, tight skin, never DRY or oily skin. So my advice to you is to go to Wal-Mart and pick yourself up a bag of 6lbs of Epsom Salt for $5! Add it into whatever regimen you are comfortable with and see your skin magically balance itself out. What have you to lose? $5 bucks, and if it doesn't work for you, then you can mix it into your bath or into a household cleaner. Epsom Salt is not to be confused as a sodium as the name might sound but rather 100% Magnesium Sulfate. Magnesium Sulfate is a combination of Magnesium, Sulfur, and Oxygen. I like to think of Epsom Salt as a purger and balancer. It purges your skin of impurities externally and purges you internally when consumed. It draws out all the waste and impurities from you. It soothes and relaxes your muscles with topical use. It does not strip your skin as other cleansers and it is dirt cheap.”

josuhhfeen latest review: Bio-Oil

“It did seem to help my acne scars, even my skin tone, and make my skin glow...BUT it broke me out all over my forehead. For me it helped with scars, but also caused pimples that eventually did scar. It contains a highly comedogenic ingredient (isopropyl myristate) and is known to be very likely to clog pores.”