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CeraVe Acne Control Cleanser with 2% Salicylic Acid for Acne Prone Skin #1
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CeraVeAcne Control Cleanser with 2% Salicylic Acid for Acne Prone Skin

Item 2586060

4.4 out of 5 stars. 552 reviewsQ & A
Size:8.0 oz


Conscious Beauty at Ulta Beauty™

  • Vegan
  • Clean Ingredients

CeraVe Acne Control Cleanser with 2% Salicylic Acid for Acne Prone Skin is an acne treatment formulated with 2% salicylic acid to clear acne and reduce blackheads.



  • Vegan
  • Acne treatment face wash with 2% salicylic acid clears acne and reduces blackheads
  • Face cleanser for acne helps prevent new breakouts from forming
  • Oil-absorbing purifying clay helps reduce clogged pores
  • Niacinamide helps soothe skin
  • 3 essential ceramides help restore the skin's natural barrier
  • Dispenses as a clear gel and transforms into a light, foaming face wash as you lather
  • This gentle facial wash and exfoliation smooths, hydrates and cleanses skin without leaving a stripped, tight feeling
  • Non-comedogenic and developed with dermatologists

Key Ingredients

  • 2% salicylic acid (SA) is a beta hydroxy acid (BHA), an effective exfoliator that helps remove dead skin cells and sebum, reduces blackheads and the appearance of pores, and treats and prevents new acne breakouts. This chemical exfoliant feels less harsh than physical ones like face scrubs
  • Hectorite clay helps absorb oil, and helps skin look less shiny
  • Three essential ceramides (1, 3, 6 II) help restore the skin's natural barrier
  • Niacinamide helps calm skin

Formulated Without

  • Parabens
  • Fragrance

How To Use

Formulated for mild to moderate acne. Cleanse skin morning and night, apply CeraVe Acne Control Gel all over the face after cleansing for targeted acne treatment, and finish with your favorite CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion. As this product can increase skin's sun sensitivity, also use CeraVe Face Moisturizer with Sunscreen SPF 30.

Build your Everyday Routine with CeraVe:

  • Step 1: Cleanse with CeraVe Acne Control Face Cleanser, 2% Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment
  • Step 2: Treat with CeraVe Salicylic Acid Acne Control Gel, Acne Treatment for Face
  • Morning Step 3: Moisturize & Protect with CeraVe AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion with Broad Spectrum SPF 30
  • Night Step 3: Moisturize with CeraVe PM Facial Moisturizing Lotion


Active: 2% Salicylic Acid
Inactive: Water, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Glycerin, Niacinamide, Salicylic Acid, Gluconolactone, Sodium.