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Rapid Response Detox Masque

Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars
38 Reviews

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Rapid Response Detox Masque is a fast-acting face mask for acne or sensitive skin to clear hormonal blemishes and bumps while preventing new ones from appearing.

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"I'm hesitant to call any product a miracle, but this mask is truly a blessing in a jar."
"Award: The Smartest Beauty Products of All Time"
Real Simple February 2000


  • Rapid Response Detox Masque by Renée Rouleau is an award-winning acne treatment that quickly rids bacteria and oil from deep within pores to prevent and clear away blemishes while instantly calming surface redness and irritation. When used at the first signs of breakouts or a few days before your monthly cycle, this groundbreaking anti-inflammatory gel face masque for acne will effectively disrupt the visible blemish cycle to encourage smoother skin with fewer noticeable bumps. The result? Calmer, clearer, more even-toned skin by Renee Rouleau.

    For maximum results, prior to using this masque, remove surface cellular buildup with an exfoliant like Triple Berry Smoothing Peel.This will ensure the pore-clearing, blemish-fighting ingredients penetrate deep within the skin's surface. For clearing stubborn chin and jawline breakouts fast and preventing new ones from appearing, we suggest using our Chin Breakout Treatment Kit: a combo of our two best hormonal breakout-busting products. We offer the Rapid Response and Triple Berry as a set with our Rapid/Peel Duo. For maintenance, it's best to use an exfoliating serum like BHA Clarifying Serum or Pore + Wrinkle Perfecting Serum a few times a week in the evening to keep the skin even-toned and prevent the pores from getting congested.

    Pair with Rapid Response Detox Cleanser and Toner for even more acne-fighting benefits. All three products in the Rapid Response Detox Line are included in our Rapid Response Detox Kit.

    Shop our Zit Care Kit, complete with everything you need to tackle blemishes at every stage.

    Size: 1.7 fl oz

    Is this masque right for you?

    Take our Skin Type Quiz to learn which products are recommended for your skin.

    NOTE: The results of the quiz recommend this product for skin types 1, 3, and 4; however, it can be used by anyone who struggles with blemishes and sensitivity.

    See all Renée Rouleau masques.

    Other Uses

    • Pre-menstrual acne - calms skin and removes bacteria to prevent visible monthly hormonal breakouts from appearing (read more at the bottom of this page).
    • Post-flight - reprograms the skin to bring it back into a healthy balance.
    • Post-party puffiness - quickly cools and calms irritated skin.
    • Post-waxing - helps to soothe irritation and prevent blemishes.
    • Read many other uses for Rapid Response Detox Masque

    Formulated WITHOUT

    • Parabens
    • Phthalates
    • Synthetic Fragrances
    • Synthetic Dyes
    • Gluten
    • Drying Alcohol
    • Mineral Oil
    • Petrolatum

    Vegan. Never tested on animals. 

  • Feel / Smell / Look

  • A shimmery golden yellow color, this gel feels cooling when applied to the skin. The natural scent is a blend of minty tea tree with a hint of tangerine.

  • Ingredients

  • Key Ingredients

    Water, Panthenol, Betaine Salicylate, Aminomethyl Propanol, Carbomer, Polysorbate 20, Trehalose, Allantoin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Propanediol, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Leptospermum Scoparium Branch/Leaf Oil, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Peel Oil, Artemisia Herba-Alba Oil, Ethylhexylglycerin, Glycerin, Rubus Ideas (Raspberry) Leaf Extract, Ribes Nigrum (Blackcurrant) Leaf Extract, Bixa Orellana Seed Extract, Caramel, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides / CI 77491, Tin Oxide To learn more about choosing a product based on its ingredients, read this post.

  • How To Use

  • To effectively use Rapid Response Detox Masque to instantly calm the skin and clear away blemishes, apply a thin layer on clean skin. Leave on 15 minutes, rinse well, and follow with your favorite Renée Rouleau serum and moisturizer. Use once a week. For maximum results, exfoliate your skin with Triple Berry Smoothing Peel prior to applying masque. For an extra cooling and soothing effect, put masque in refrigerator one hour prior to use. Read other ways to use Rapid Response Detox Masque.

    • This mask can also be used after cleansing in the evening and left on for five minutes before proceeding with your regular nighttime routine. 
    • Did You Know? Just before the start of a woman's cycle, there is more progesterone in the skin causing water retention resulting in the skin appearing more puffy. When this occurs, it puts pressure on the pores and creates a narrower pore lining. Additionally, oil can get thicker because of the imbalance of hormones and increase of testosterone during the pre-period hormonal shift. When you have thicker oil trying to get through a narrower opening, this is creates an environment within the skin where breakouts can now begin. Rapid Response Detox Masque is the perfect solution to use daily a few days before the start of your cycle.

  • FAQs

  • Can I use this product if I'm pregnant?

    Probably not. This product contains a form of salicylic acid, which many doctors suggest avoiding during pregnancy. Consult with your doctor for their recommendation.

    Where can I buy this product?

    Our products are sold exclusively at

    Is this product tested on animals?


    What is the pH level of this product?

     The pH level of Rapid Response Detox Masque is 5.6

    What gives the masque its yellow color?

     We don't use any synthetic dyes. The golden yellow color comes from a combination of Bixa Orellana Seed Extract and Caramel.

    Where are your products made?

    Our products are manufactured in the U.S. and Canada.  

    I took your Skin Type Quiz and was wondering if I can use products that weren't specified for my skin type?

    Yes. While the skin type product recommendations are carefully selected for the needs of a specific type of skin to give the best results, many people will modify their routine with other products as needed.  

    I have questions about my skin, where can I get help?

    Email us and we would be happy to provide expert advice!

  • Reviews

    Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars
    Based on 38 reviews
    Total 5 star reviews: 34 Total 4 star reviews: 0 Total 3 star reviews: 1 Total 2 star reviews: 1 Total 1 star reviews: 2
    89%would recommend this product
    38 reviews
    • KC
      Kim C.
      Verified Buyer
      Age Range 65+
      Renée Rouleau Skin Type 2
      My Skin is Aging, Clogged Pores, Oily
      1 week ago
      Age Range 65+
      Renée Rouleau Skin Type 2
      My Skin is Aging, Clogged Pores, Oily
      Rated 5 out of 5 stars
      Totally love this masque

      I use this masque every single day, and my skin LOVES it. It hydrates and cleanses my skin at the same time. I can't live without it. It is absolutely amazing.

    • BM
      Bonnie M.
      Verified Buyer
      Age Range 55 - 64
      Renée Rouleau Skin Type 4
      My Skin is Sun Damaged, Aging
      2 weeks ago
      Age Range 55 - 64
      Renée Rouleau Skin Type 4
      My Skin is Sun Damaged, Aging
      Rated 5 out of 5 stars
      Detox masque is magical!

      Absolutely love for providing a refreshment to stressed skin or just as a brightener.

    • CS
      Crystal S.
      Verified Buyer
      Age Range 25 - 34
      My Skin is Acne Prone, Irritated, Dull, Sensitive
      3 weeks ago
      Age Range 25 - 34
      My Skin is Acne Prone, Irritated, Dull, Sensitive
      Rated 5 out of 5 stars

      Works fast , happy with the results !

    • X
      Verified Reviewer
      Age Range 25 - 34
      My Skin is Clogged Pores, Acne Prone, Aging, Oily
      1 month ago
      Age Range 25 - 34
      My Skin is Clogged Pores, Acne Prone, Aging, Oily
      Rated 1 out of 5 stars
      Doesn't work for me :-(

      Bought this when I was having a chin breakout. I want to love this as I've tried other products from RR that work but this did not help with my skin at all... furthermore the texture (tho luxurious) makes it so hard to wash the masque away. Am just trying to use up the jar now since it's so expensive.

      Renée Rouleau Skin Care
      1 month ago

      Hey, X! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your review! We're sorry you haven't received the desired results with this mask. It can be used as often as once a night to deeply clean the pores and calm the skin. In the future, you're welcome to return any product you're unsatisfied with within 45 days of receiving the products in exchange for store credit to purchase something else!
      Check out this blog to determine your blemish type and for additional tips on clearing clogged pores of all kinds >
      -The RR Customer Care Team 💙

    • JS
      Jaqui S.
      Verified Buyer
      Age Range 65+
      Renée Rouleau Skin Type 4
      My Skin is Acne Prone, Clogged Pores, Aging, Sensitive
      3 months ago
      Age Range 65+
      Renée Rouleau Skin Type 4
      My Skin is Acne Prone, Clogged Pores, Aging, Sensitive
      Rated 5 out of 5 stars
      A Must!!

      Love this mask for keeping my skin clear of breakouts, sensitivity and hydration. I use it two to three times a week!

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