These Facial Products for Teens Fight Acne While Promoting Glowing, Healthy Skin

One of the unfortunate parts of teenage-hood is the almost guaranteed occurrence of acne.

For some, it's something that happens infrequently, while others have to deal with it on an almost daily basis. While more serious acne can require the help of a dermatologist to truly tackle, knowing all about great facial products and what they do for your skin can definitely help. Don't know where to start? These products aren't just great for combatting acne, but also promote all kinds of skin health.

Voesh Shower & Empower Vitamin C Shower Filter: $29

Did you know that your shower water can naturally contain minerals such as calcium and magnesium, as well as chlorine, which can be hard on your skin and promote acne? Voesh's Shower & Empower Vitamin C Shower Filters are here to save the day. Not only do they make your shower smell like a dream, but they also remove those impurities from water, rejuvenating skin and hair with added vitamin C, plus probiotics to strengthen the skin barrier and oatmeal to make it soft and glowy. Just attach it to your showerhead and enjoy its benefits for up to 110 showers.

Voesh Shower and Empower Shower Filter

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Pili Ani Gentle Facial Cleanser: $32

An acne-free face starts with a good cleanse, and Pili Ani's Gentle Facial Cleanser cleanses and moisturizes at once, keeping skin super clean without dehydrating it. It's totally plant-based, with skin-softening moisturizers and elemi oils that bust dirt, grime and residue, without stripping skin.

Pili Ani Gentle Facial Cleanser

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anokha Oatmeal Cleansing Milk: $38

If you need something even milder for your sensitive skin, we'll always recommend milk cleansers—especially ones that also include oatmeal, like this one from anokha. It cleanses skin gently and smells like a sweet bowl of oatmeal while soothing and balancing skin and reducing excess sebum production. If you've ever broken out because of a harsh face wash, start here.

Anokha Oatmeal Cleansing Mask

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Terrakai Refreshing Goji + Mountain Pepper Berry Mist: $35

After cleansing, your next step should be applying a facial mist, and this one is formulated especially for aiding young skin. It includes Australian mountain pepper berry, which is packed with vitamin C and calming, moisturizing watermelon extract, plus vitamin- and AHA-packed guava and antioxidant-rich goji berry. Those all make it a perfect first layer before you add toners, serums, oils and more.

Terrakai Refreshing Goji Mountain Pepper Berry Mist

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Suki Purifying Concentrated Toner: $37

Toning is another great step for hydrating and refreshing skin, without causing harm to it. This great toner from Suki is designed to cleanse while balancing your skin's pH level, oils and bacteria, reducing redness and acne while purifying pores. It also makes the skin more ready to absorb serums and moisturizers, so you can really reap their benefits.

Suki Purifying Concentrated Toner

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LuxaDerme Purify & Protect Kit: $10

This inexpensive three-step kit from LuxaDerma is a unique way to give yourself a spa-like treatment from the comfort of your home. It consists of an apricot cleanser scrub, a bio-cellulose sheet mask and a dual-action booster crème. Start by removing impurities and cleansing with the scrub before wearing the cooling fermented coconut jelly mask, reducing pore size and protecting acne-prone skin. The sheet mask is removed after 20 minutes, and 12 hours later, the booster crème can be applied to lock in hydration for truly glowing skin.

Luxaderme Purify and Protect Kit

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Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Sukari Baby Facial: $80

If you want to go a little deeper with your facial, we recommend Drunk Elephant's T.L.C. Sukari Baby Facial. This mask gently exfoliates, removing built-up dead skin with a combination of AHAs and BHAs to smooth the skin, while matcha, milk thistle, apple and more work to aid elasticity and rid it of dullness. It can be used once a week—but since this is an especially hard-working facial, you may want to adjust the use of your other products when you use it.

Drunk Elephant TLC Sukari Baby Facial

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Cleanlogic Sensitive Skin Dual-Texture Facial Buffers: $21.59

For deep physical exfoliation, we love Cleanlogic's Sensitive Skin Dual-Texture facial Buffers. On one side, they have a microfiber side that's great for makeup removal, while the other side is for cleansing and exfoliating dull skin. While they can also be used on the body, we love them on the face to remove dead and dry skin.

Cleanlogic Dual Texture Facial Buffers

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Truly Beauty 'Pour le Visage' Face Towel: $15

If you're not already using a face towel, you need to make the swap, ASAP! Using the same towel for your body and face can mean certain kinds of bacteria from all over can be contaminating your face and cause breakouts. Truly Beauty's cotton "Pour le Visage" towel isn't just cute—it's soft on skin while also being versatile enough to use as an exfoliator.

Truly Beauty le Visage Face Towel

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Ava Isa Sun E Serum Drops SPF 35: $45

Yes, you really should be wearing an SPF every day—and that's especially true if you happen to struggle with acne. That's because sun damage can make hyperpigmentation from acne even worse, making your dark spots darker and more noticeable. For easy, flawless application, we love these Sun E Serum Drops in SPF 35 from Ava Isa. They're transparent, yet protect the face with 25% zinc oxide, and also include mica for its anti-aging properties.

Ava Isa Sun E serum Drops SPF 35

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Sky Organics Youth Boost Antioxidant Day Serum: $19.99

For a great serum without an SPF, try out Sky Organics' Youth Boost Antioxidant Day Serum. It's lightweight and easy to apply, featuring bakuchiol (a plant-derived alternative to retinol), moisturizing green tea and vitamin C-packed acerola cherry, which can reduce swelling and redness from acne.

Sky Organics Youth Boost Antioxidant Day Serum

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Besoma Camellia Glow Face Oil: $45

A great face oil is another essential for your routine, and you only need a couple of drops of this lightweight Besoma Camellia Glow Face Oil to get all kinds of benefits. Camellia can penetrate deep into the skin, replenishing its natural barrier with fatty acids, preventing moisture loss while also protecting from UV rays, all without clogging pores. It's full of vitamins A, B, D and E for youthful, bright skin, and you can even mix it right into your moisturizer. The result is improved skin elasticity, hydration and a balanced complexion. It also controls sebum production, preventing breakouts, while healing old acne scars.

Besoma Camelia Glow Face Oil

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Klei Clarify 2% Salicylic Acid Facial Oil: $48

Now, if you're already trying to do damage control on a current breakout, we suggest Klei's Clarify 2% Salicylic Acid Facial Oil. Though it's light, it's powerful, using botanical extracts to improve the appearance of breakouts, exfoliating to reveal the healthy skin underneath. Use it on oily or acneic skin to lessen redness and irritation and help get skin back to its healthier self.

Klei Clarify Salicylic Acid Facial Oil

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Seed Phytonutrients Lightweight Facial Lotion: $28

Moisturization is another crucial skincare step, and if you're looking for something light, try this lotion from Seed Phytonutrients. Its formula is rich in antioxidants, reinforcing the skin barrier with coconut while using bentonite to soothe irritation and prevent excess oiliness. It's also rich with vitamin E and Omega-3s, and can be used as a primer or alone to keep skin ultra-hydrated.

Seed Phytonutrients Lightweight Facial Lotion

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Babor Skinovage Calming Cream: $52.46

If your skin tends to run dry and you're looking for a moisturizer that's a little more heavy-duty, try Babor's Skinovage Calming Cream. Its fragrance-free formula is made for sensitive skin, calming irritation and redness from acne while strengthening the skin's natural barrier. It's made with a unique power peptide, mimicking a peptide found in bees' royal jelly, that rejuvenates skin while protecting it from external factors.

Babor Skinovage Calming cream

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Sonäge Baby Frioz Mini Icy Globes: $54

How about applying a little cryotherapy to your skin? Sonäge's Baby Frioz Mini Icy Globes just need to be chilled in the fridge before you apply them over your favorite serums or moisturizers, reducing face puffiness while toning and lifting. The cold can also cause blood vessels to constrict, which can help with inflammation, swelling and redness from acne.

Sonage Baby Frioz Mini Icy Globes

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LAPCOS Derma Care Variety Pack: $17

If you love laying back and treating yourself to a calming sheet mask while also tackling your skin issues, why settle for one mask when you can try out five? This awesome variety pack from LAPCOS includes a Daily Collagen Mask, Daily Aloe Mask, Daily Aqua Mask, Daily Charcoal Mask and Milk Feel Exfoliating & Cleansing Pad, all of which will leave you feeling refreshed with different healing and soothing blends.

Lapcos Derma Care Variety Pack

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Spa Technologies Blemish Spot Corrector: $28

If you're dealing with stubborn spots, try treating them with the Blemish Spot Corrector from Spa Technologies. Designed for oily and combination skin, it uses laminaria, porphyra algae and red clay to lift out impurities while removing excess oil, helping zits shrink overnight. It also moisturizes and calms while it heals with tea tree, rosemary, lavender and thyme.

Spa Technologies Blemish Spot Corrector

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Peace Out Dark Spots: $28

But what about older acne scarring? For pesky, lingering dark spots, we suggest you try Peace Out's Dark Spots, which feature dissolving microneedles to painlessly brighten those dark patches and even your skin tone. Use them just twice a week for two weeks and watch a powerful combination of niacinamide, tranexamic acid and ferulic acid make them disappear before your eyes.

Peace Out Dark Spots

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