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15 Drugstore Acne Products That Are Reader and Editor Approved

Readers rave about these best drugstore acne products. See what they say about these affordable scrubs, treatments and moisturizers from brands like Neutrogena and Clean & Clear.
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The war against pimples can be ongoing, but some of the best acne products on the market can be found at the drugstore — for as little as $1. But between the hundreds of acne treatments out there, how do you know which of these acne products really work? That's where our readers come in.

They reviewed the top drugstore acne products and told us what cured their oily skin, reduced redness and made their pimples disappear for good. So if you're ready to finally clear your acne and not spend a boatload of money in the process, here are our readers' tried-and-true picks for the best drugstore acne products.

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Best Drugstore Acne Product No. 15: Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Stress Control Power-Clear Scrub, $6.99
TotalBeauty.com average member rating: 7.6*

Why it's great: Reviewers strongly recommend this scrub for its "creamy consistency," which tingles and exfoliates nicely. "My son used to have bad acne [and] we tried everything," reports one reviewer. "But after using this acne scrub for two weeks, you could see a big difference." Another reviewer uses it to wash her face after removing makeup, and says it makes her feel "refreshed, clean and stress free."

Agree? Disagree? Write your review for Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Stress Control Power-Clear Scrub here.

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Best Drugstore Acne Product No. 14: Differin Adapalene Gel 0.1% Acne Treatment, $11.99
TotalBeauty.com average member rating: 7.7*

Why it's great: One reader says that Differin Gel "dries up blemishes and gets rid of them quicker." Another notes that it's "clear and absorbs quickly."

According to readers, this gel shortens the lifespan of pimples. While a little goes, a long way, you only need a tiny amount to see results very quickly. Discover more of the best drugstore acne products in this gallery.

Agree? Disagree? Write your review for Differin Adapalene Gel 0.1% Acne Treatment here.

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Best Drugstore Acne Product No. 13: Clearasil Ultra Deep Pore Cleansing Pads, $5.99
TotalBeauty.com average member rating: 7.7*

Why it's great: "Goodbye pimples," declares one reader. Users adore the fresh smell and fast action of these Clearasil cleansing pads. "If I have a patch of pimples, I just wipe one of the pads on it daily and in two or three days, the zits disappear," claims one reviewer.

According to readers, Clearasil Ultra Deep Pore Cleansing Pads work wonders if you're looking for a quick fix on tough breakouts and greasy skin. Discover more of the best drugstore acne products in this gallery.

Agree? Disagree? Write your review for Clearasil Ultra Deep Pore Cleansing Pads here.

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Best Drugstore Acne Product No. 12: Kiss My Face Break Out Botanical Acne Gel, $19.69
TotalBeauty.com average member rating: 7.7*

Why it's great: Reviewers applaud this fresh liquid gel for its delicate fragrance and the pleasant cooling sensation it has on skin. "[I have] sensitive skin, and it worked like a charm," says one user. Others appreciate how the formula doesn't dry out skin on the face or chest.

Agree? Disagree? Write your review for Kiss My Face Break Out (Botanical Acne Gel) here.

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BY AMANDA MONTELL, HANNAH SAVIN, | FEB 14, 2018 | SHARES
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