The Specialist Blackhead Exfoliation Treatment
The Specialist is a trio of 18% mandelic acid, 2% salicylic acid, and 5% niacinamide that work together to tackle your oily skin woes. Whether you're nipping skin congestion in the bud or spot-treating a surprise pop-up, the Specialist gotchu. Hello, clean pores!
Pssst...did you know?
The Specialist was originally supposed to be green… but the CC crew felt strongly about the blue...so blue it is!
Ingredients List & Actives Profiles
You shouldn’t need a degree in chemistry to take care of your skin. But, to be clear, someone needs the degree.
Alpha Hydroxy Acids: Your Skin's AHA Moment
You can find AHAs in a wide range of products from cleansers to night creams. Just what are AHAs anyway? AHA stands for alpha hydroxy acid — a class of water-soluble weak acids that has a long history of use and proven skin benefits. Some commonly used in skincare are: glycolic, lactic, malic, citric, mandelic, and tartaric acid. It's one of our "big 4" actives that we swear by. We love AHAs so much, we developed a whole line of booster masks starring our favorite AHAs. So let's take a look a...Read more
The Chemists' Comprehensive Guide to Acne PT. 1
*For severe and cystic acne breakouts, we recommend finding an awesome dermatologist who is willing to help shape and build your acne routine from cleanser to treatment. Dermatologists are the only ones that will be able to prescribe more effective medication. Bring your products in to show your dermatologist so they can get a full understanding of your current regimen and what you’ve already tried. **As a nice supplement, checkout our oily skin guide to build out your skincare routine fundam...Read more