Best AHAs and BHAs for All Skins by BestOfMakeupAlley

Alpha Skin Care Intensive Rejuvinating Serum 14% Glycolic AHA

4.7 /5

28 reviews

AHA serum
BEST FOR: Combination, acne-prone, sensitive skin

"This product is AMAZING!...It absorbs in to my skin so well and has not broken me out (miracle) and in fact has really helped my current acne situation. My skin is SO oily so I use this as a mo

Silk Naturals 8% AHA toner

4.6 /5

22 reviews

AHA Toner
BEST FOR: Sensitive, acne-prone skin

"cheaper than drug store brands, but BETTER than high end skin care lines in my opinion. This toner is no exception - it exceeded my expectations. It is a very gentle AHA...Using this regularly keeps my skin

Paula's Choice RESIST Skin Revealing 10% AHA Body Lotion

4.2 /5

99 reviews

AHA Lotion
BEST FOR: All skin types

"This is the miracle body product, my HG. It gives me baby-smooth skin...Skin Revealing Body Lotion...has turned back the clock for me... Soft, satin smooth, no dry flakes anywhere!"

Murad AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser

4.2 /5

161 reviews

AHA/BHA Cleanser
BEST FOR: Combo, acne-prone skin

"Over the course of using this product over many years, I rarely have any breakouts...This cleanser is amazing, it is gentle but will completely turn your skin around...I would definately recommend this t

Nicel Night Renew Alpha Hydroxy and Aloe Cream

4.2 /5

14 reviews

AHA Moisturizer/Lotion/Cream
BEST FOR: dry/v dry, combo, oily

"At 52 years old my skin looks better than it has in years...Nicel's night cream is amazing. It has literally erased some of the fine lines I had under my eyes."

Alpha Skin Care Enhanced Lotion - 10% AHA

4.2 /5

190 reviews

AHA Moisturizer/Lotion/Cream
BEST FOR: normal, combo, acne oily (sensitive and dry hit or miss)
ACTIVE(S): glycolic

"I've been using this twice daily, and the results are fantastic...After one week, I could definitely notice the lightening of post-acne m

Alpha Skin Care Alpha Skin Care 10 Essential Renewal Cream

4.2 /5

219 reviews

AHA Moisturizer/Lotion/Cream
BEST FOR: sensitive, acne, oily (others hit or miss)
ACTIVE(S): glycolic

" This stuff is all it's cracked up to be -- skip the high-priced AHA products and just get this (don't waste your money like I did!). It's cheap as hel

AmLactin 12%

4.3 /5

191 reviews

AHA Moisturizer/Lotion/Cream
BEST FOR: dry/v dry, normal, acne, oily (sensitive, combo hit or miss)
NOTE: strong smell
ACTIVE(S): lactic

"I cannot convey adequately what a night and day difference this has been! I went from a horrible looking and terribl

Neostrata 15% AHA Lotion Plus

4.6 /5

23 reviews

AHA Moisturizer/Lotion/Cream
BEST FOR: dry, combo, acne (oily hit or miss)
ACTIVE(S): glycolic

"I have been suing this lotion for about 2 months. The improvment on my arms and back is AMAZING! I use it 2-3 times a day, every day, since I started using it

Neostrata Smoothing Lotion - AHA 10

4.5 /5

70 reviews

AHA Moisturizer/Lotion/Cream
BEST FOR: all skins (combo mixed)
ACTIVE(S): glycolic

"Absorbs fast, translucent colour, texture is easy to work with, and works wonderfully under makeup, as it leaves a matt surface and controls oil production as well. Virtu

Paula's Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant

3.9 /5

176 reviews

BHA (salicylic)
BEST FOR: sensitive, normal, oily/v oily (combo hit/miss)

" I was amazed at the difference I saw in my skin. It got smoother and I broke out less and less until I barely had any new blemishes coming up. I go out with less and less makeup

Skin Laboratory - Salicylic Acid 20% gel peel

4.2 /5

12 reviews

BHA (salicylic)
BEST FOR: acne, oily
(one success for sensitive and very oily; normal, combo hit or miss)

"I use Salicylic acid 20% every 5-7 days and it has kept me clear of acne for the last three weeks which is unheard of... this also lightens hyperpi

Paula's Choice RESIST Daily Pore-Refining Treatment 2% BHA

4.3 /5

36 reviews

BHA (salicylic)
BEST FOR: sensitive, dry, normal, oily (combo, acne, very oily are hit or miss)

"LOVE at first try. It feels truly like water, applied with a cotton pad, it leaves my skin moist and comfortable without a trace of grease or stickiness. I c

Alpha Skin Care AHA Souffle 12 percent Glycolic AHA

4.1 /5

532 reviews

AHA Treatment
BEST FOR: dry skin (others - hit or miss)
ACTIVE(S): glycolic

"I have combination skin (dry checks and slightly oily t-zone) and prone to breakouts...I have been using it for two weeks now and my skin has improved daily...this product does

Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum

4.2 /5

13 reviews

AHA Treatment
BEST FOR: combination skin

"When I used this every night, I noticed that my skin seemed less oily, felt softer, and stayed more clear than it would without exfoliation. With nightly use, after a few weeks, my pores appeared somewhat smaller

Acne.org AHA+

4.3 /5

191 reviews

AHA Treatment
BEST FOR: all skins
(combo, acne-prone are hit or miss)
NOTE: works great or causes purge breakouts
ACTIVE(S): glycolic

"Even though I have sensitive skin, I have not experienced even the slightest stinging or irritation - I actually find i

DHC Renewing AHA Cream

4.5 /5

36 reviews

AHA Treatment
BEST FOR: all skins
--> If dry only 1-2x/week
ACTIVE(S): lactic

"Exfoliates overnight beautifully without bothering my sensitive skin. I always wake up with smooth, glowing skin when this is used overnight. I love the consistency of this

Neostrata 15% AHA Gel Plus

4.3 /5

55 reviews

AHA Treatment
BEST FOR: all skins
ACTIVE(S): glycolic (15%)

"I can't find enough words of praise for what this product has done for my skin...It DOES exfoliate, of course, and my skin is softer than it has ever been. I do not use any other exfoliants bes

La Roche-Posay Derm AHA

4.4 /5

18 reviews

AHA Treatment
BEST FOR: sensitive, dry, normal, combo, acne
ACTIVE(S): glycolic acid (7.5%) , APF-anisic acid (0.5%)

"This stuff is truly amazing! It really does resurface your skin. My skin is so much smoother and more uniform. I don't even need to wear

Alpha Skin Care 10% AHA Anti Wrinkle Treatment - Oil Free Formula

4.5 /5

29 reviews

AHA Treatment
BEST FOR: all skins
ACTIVE(S): glycolic (10%)

"This is one of the best AHA products especially for the price...This helped my skin SO much. I used to have closed white comedones and occasional annoying pimples. This is history now. My skin

Paula's Choice Skin Perfecting 8% AHA Gel Exfoliant

4.2 /5

298 reviews

"If you have sensitive skin and aren't sure about chemical exfoliants, I think this is a really gentle, non-irritating formula that would be good to try... I consider it an essential in a well-rounded skincare regimen."

Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme Mask

4 /5

39 reviews

AHA Treatment
BEST FOR: Combination skin

"I have combination skin with mild acne flare ups occasionally and this does wonders for my skin...After you rinse it off your skin has a nice glow and will be soft and flake free...The AHA in this really helps re

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