1. La-Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo+
This French pharmacy favourite has a fragrance-free, oil-free formula and dermatologically tested to treat even the most sensitive of acne-prone skin showing active spots and blackheads. The hydrating cream formula helps unclog congested pores while refining skin. It also helps to make marks look lighter. Use it day and night, after cleansing and toning skin.
2. Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
Models like Bella Hadid swear by it for zapping away those zits. One drop on the spot right before bed for a couple of days is all you need to diminish those pesky pimples. It contains salicylic acid to exfoliate dead skin from deep within pores, while calamine dries it out. Don’t shake up the separated formula – just insert a cotton bud right down to the bottom of the bottom and gently apply to any imperfections.
3. Clinique Anti-Blemish Solutions
A cleansing foam, clarifying lotion and clearing moisturizer trio to help clear up your skin. The three-step system is fragrance-free, gentle and non-irritating, making it perfect for even the most sensitive of skins. It’s also clinically proven to deliver a 37% improvement to active blemishes in just three days.
4. Dr. Jart+ Dermask Micro Jet Clearing Solution
Lie back in a relaxing bath and pop on this baby from Korean brand Dr. Jart. This sheet mask is made of ultra-fine microfiber to help soothe redness and inflamed skin. It has a trio of salicylic acid, tea tree oil and niacinamide to help control breakouts and excess sebum on skin.
5. Peter Thomas Roth Therapeutic Sulfur Masque Acne Treatment Masque
Give your skin a deep clean with this clay mask. It contains 10% sulfur, as well as purifying kaolin and bentonite clays to help dry out and clear acne blemishes. The aloe in the formula calms and soothes skin.
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