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Joey New York Quick Results Bye Bye Blackheads Gentle Peel Cleanser

The claim: This luxurious cleanser scrub is enriched with young green tender coconut water packed with vitamins and minerals to help restore and soften your skin. Unlike most scrubs, Joey New York Quick Results Bye Bye Blackheads Gentle Peel Cleanser isn’t harsh on your skin but will give you the deep clean you need. This cleanser relieves the look of dullness and stress instantly, without stripping the skin of its natural oils.

Cost: $22

Where:dermstore.com

The makers of the Joey New York Bye Bye Blackheads product claim the gel-mask helps clear blackheads, treats breakouts, exfoliates to smooth wrinkles and helps minimize the appearance of pores. The latter was the one I was most interested in.

The gel goes on after the face is washed and dried. It doesn’t specify dry skin in the instructions, but it will not form a mask on wet skin.

It has a pretty strong, and not particularly pleasant, odor. It dries quickly and peels off much like dead skin after a rough sunburn — a little unappealing, as well.

I did notice a difference in my pores, however. I tried it with and without moisturizer and was pleased with both results. It didn’t dry my skin like many products fueled with salicylic acid tend to, but I did experience slight redness after using the product a few times.

It did nothing to ease a small breakout I had. Nor did I notice any benefits of exfoliation. Considering the cost of the product, I am sure I could find something that would do the same job for less.

— Chrissy Zirngibl

The skin-care product Joey New York Quick Results Bye Bye Blackheads Gentle Peel cleared up my skin within days!

I was dealing with breakouts and tried a few products but none really worked. But this product cleared it up quickly, and it also got rid of any blackheads. It was so simple. I love this product!

— Riley Greenwood, 12

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