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Fundamentals

An effective routine starts with fundamental products to cleanse, hydrate, and protect your skin barrier.

Mr. Reliable Moisturizer

A refreshing, reliable (hah!) all-in-one moisturizer for your daily skin barrier needs that's suitable for all skin types.

Aquafix Water Gel

Our best-selling 100% oil-free serum is packed with hydrators and soothers to calm and rehydrate skin

Blank Slate Cleanser

A low foam, amber-gel cleanser created to target that sweet spot between gentle and cleansing power.

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The Better Oil

A light yet nourishing oil for all skin types for smoother, brighter skin.

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The Experiment Kit

The Experiment is our deluxe minis kit that features the skincare routine staples: cleanse, moisturize, and exfoliate. This kit includes 5 minis that you can mix & match and find your skin's next BFF!

Moisturizer Toolkit

This kit includes full-sized versions of our three moisturizing champions: Humectant champion - Aquafix Hydrating Gel, Emollient champion - The Better Oil, and Occlusive champion - Balm Voyage.

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Problem Solvers

Dry skin, angry skin, congested skin. Your skin’s “Oh Sh*t!” moments can be tackled with these targeted solutions.

Balm Voyage

A balanced balm fortified with 1% ceramides to strengthen your moisture barrier. Dry patches be gone!

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The Specialist Blackhead Treatment

The Specialist is a trio of mandelic acid, salicylic acid, and niacinamide to keep skin congestion-free.

Moisturizer Toolkit

This kit includes full-sized versions of our three moisturizing champions: Humectant champion - Aquafix Hydrating Gel, Emollient champion - The Better Oil, and Occlusive champion - Balm Voyage.

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Longterm Actives

Clinical actives formulated by the experts to tackle stubborn skin texture, hyperpigmentation, fine lines, crows feet, and dark circles.

Double Play Retinol

A 0.3% retinol that's dermatologist approved for both face & eye area that's clinically proven to tackle fine lines, hyperpigmentation, AND dark circles.

Gold Standard Exfoliator

A powerful treatment with 30% glycolic acid to get you that expert-level efficacy. Hello smoother, brighter skin!

Baby Steps Gentle Exfoliator

A Byrdie award-winning formula that packs powerful chemical exfoliant benefits in an ultra-gentle formula.

Kits & Minis

Our curated bundles and mini sets are great ways to dive into the Chemist Confessions skincare world.

The Experiment Kit

The Experiment is our deluxe minis kit that features the skincare routine staples: cleanse, moisturize, and exfoliate. This kit includes 5 minis that you can mix & match and find your skin's next BFF!

Moisturizer Toolkit

This kit includes full-sized versions of our three moisturizing champions: Humectant champion - Aquafix Hydrating Gel, Emollient champion - The Better Oil, and Occlusive champion - Balm Voyage.

$90- Shop Now

Guided Intro to Skincare

Welcome to the Chemist Confession's multiverse — where good skincare means great formulations paired with scientific education. This deluxe bundle was created for anyone new to chemist skincare and includes our top 3 bestsellers and our hardcover Skincare Decoded Book.

Mini Library of AHAs

With this trio of AHA minis, find your perfect exfoliating treatment to keep cell turnover on schedule and maintain clear, glowing skin. Run this little experiment and find your next AHA bestie!

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A Chemists' Guide to Navigating "Retinol Alternative" Skincare

Retinol’s popularity has only continued to grow in the past few years with no signs of slowing down. And for good reason! Of the actives out there, it comes with quite a resume of data behind it for reducing wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, and even a little acne assistance. However, with that popularity comes a lot of confusion. Choosing the right retinol product can already be complicated, but on top of that, there’s a whole slew of “retinol alternatives” available on the market. In fact, if yo...

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Which Vitamin C Derivative is the Best For My Skin?

We have talked about the science behind vitamin C skincare, we have even tested a bunch of CE Ferulic dupes - yet there’s still more for us to cover in the vitamin C serum landscape. Vitamin C is actually a whole family of related molecules that all behave slightly differently. The OG vitamin C with the glitzy skin benefits that you often hear of is L-ascorbic acid. But since ascorbic acid is notoriously unstable in the presence of light, water, and air, many have turned to derivative compoun...

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