Birchbox Subscribe to Birchbox Subscribe to BirchboxMan Shop Birchbox Shop BirchboxMan Gift Birchbox BirchboxMan
Makeup Hair Skincare Fragrance Bath & Body Lifestyle Accessories Tools Nails Gifts with Purchase $25 and Under Birchbox Exclusives Best Sellers Limited Edition Boxes Birchbox Discovery Kits Value Sets What’s New Sale Brands for Women Latest Articles and Videos
Skincare Hair Body Beard Shave Fragrance Apparel & Accessories Gifts with Purchase Sampled This Month $25 and Under Best Sellers BirchboxMan Exclusives BirchboxMan Collections Gift Sets Sale What’s New Brands for Men View the Guide

Balance Me Congested Skin Serum

Even the most diligent daily skin routine can’t thwart all blemishes. Fortunately, this lightweight daily serum (which doubles as a spot-treatment!) has us covered in a skirmish with a wayward pimple—or a prolonged battle against stubborn trouble areas. With a divine scent and smooth application, this calming serum refines pores and balances skin without drying, and is free of parabens or sulfates. Blemishes, we’ll beat you yet.

Balance Me Congested Skin Serum
4.1 out of 5 stars, based on 19,176 Reviews 19,176 Reviews
4.1 out of 5 stars
5 Star
8099
4 Star
6520
3 Star
3351
2 Star
781
1 Star
425
my profile
people who
purchased
sampled
Skin type
Normal
Dry
Oily
Combination
Skin tone
Fair
Light
Light-Medium
Medium
Medium-Dark
Dark
Age
17 & under
18-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55 & over
Apply
Like It

After using for a few days I have noticed improvement in problem areas and it doesn't dry out my face which is a plus for me. Great product!

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No 17 of 17 found this review helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Great for stubborn blemishes
Sampled

This serum was really great for my stubborn blemishes. It smells great like lemongrass (which is my favorite part) and feels like it's working. I would definite buy this for my skin type.

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No 10 of 10 found this review helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Will purchase

This is a great serum. I used it after I used my black soap sample. My skin is glowing !!!

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No 9 of 9 found this review helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Smells great and felt refreshing

This item is definitely being added to my regular routine. Loved the fresh smell and seems to soothe my irritated skin - summer heat is not my friend

4
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No 16 of 18 found this review helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
strong scent

so I was pleased that it didnt leave my skin feeling greasy, but the scent was extremely overpowering!

3
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No 20 of 24 found this review helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Blemish cream

I am a consistent blemish cream user at night so I was excited for the product. I used it for about a week and did not notice a significant difference. It does smell good though.

3
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No 10 of 13 found this review helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Love it
Sampled

Love the smell and the finish texture on my oily skin

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No 2 of 2 found this review helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Magic!
Sampled

Disclaimer: if you're sensitive to scents, this may not be the product for you. It has a very pleasant herbal/citrus-y scent.

I used this product with very low expectations, based on other on the spot treatments I use to help control hormonal breakouts. This pulled gunk to the surface of my skin that I didn't even know was there. After using it one time, I had more blemishes than usual (from my skin clearing itself out) and those went away nearly overnight. After that, it was clearer than it has ever been when my hormones are going haywire. I will definitely be buying the full size version of this product. Worth every cent.

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No 4 of 4 found this review helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
I’m unsure what this is really used for
Sampled

Okay so it’s like a pore thing, kind of like a primer but it isn’t a primer and it can be used to target problem areas. It’s not specifically a moisturiser and it doesn’t have any acne medication in it. I’m kind of confused as to what it DOES do. Feels like a weird extra step to my makeup that I don’t need.

4
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No 2 of 2 found this review helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Refreshing
Sampled

Smells very herbal, feels nice, a little tingly, and slightly astringent on the face. Reduced redness on a developing pimple on my cheek.

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No 2 of 2 found this review helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No