Fast-acting serums, spot treatments, and masks that work a lot better than people telling us to “just drink more water.” 😑
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A bottle of Radha rosehip oil, because this’ll require merely a few drops to tackle redness, scarring, pimples, and everything in-between. Reviewers use this before bed and wake up to ✨glowing✨, healing skin! Nothing will get in your way of clear skin again…not on this bb’s watch.
A skin-clarifying cleanser that’ll address multiple goals at once while you lather — its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties treat breakouts, while antioxidants renew and heal irritated complexions. People with oily skin, this is especially great for you!
A retinol serum (a fancy name for vitamin A) so you can balance your complexion, stimulate collagen, and fade hyper-pigmentation. If you’ve ever so much as sat in a dermatologist’s chair you’ve probably heard of this ingredient, because it’s so 👏 darn 👏 effective 👏 (and fast!).
A set of Rael acne patches for healing breakouts before you have time to give up — all you need to do is slap it on before bed. They’re gentler than acne cream, speed up recovery to practically overnight, and do all the ~heavy lifting~ for you.
Or! A pack of Avarelle extra large acne cover patches to help you easily tackle multiple pimples at once. They’re powered by tea tree oil and calendula oil (all of which are gentle on sensitive skin) to reduce inflammation and absorb pus ASAP.
A bottle of The Ordinary peeling solution that’ll decrease excess oil (a probable cause of recurring breakouts) with a surprisingly affordable combo of glycolic, lactic, and salicylic acid that need only ~10 minutes~ to treat acne, smooth your skin tone, and exfoliate oily skin layers.
A La Roche-Posay gel face wash to help you STRONGLY encourage breakouts and excess oil to ~clear out~ quickly with the help of salicylic acid. In fact, they won’t really have a choice. All that will be left is your newly-found ~afterglow~.
A bar of African black soap so you can fight breakouts ALLLL over (hello, surprise butt pimple) before you have time work yourself into a lather. Its combo of shea butter, vitamin E, and coconut oil work together to quickly wash those unwelcome zits down the drain.
An Alba Botanica deep-clean astringent for combining the power of 2% salicylic acid, witch hazel, and willow bark solution to effectively treat those annoying active breakouts quickly and easily. Any last words, pimples? Too late.
A TreeActiv cystic acne spot treatment, because this’ll shave the time it takes for cystic pimples to fade in half. Its main ingredient, bentonite clay, draws out toxins, fights swelling, and calms irritated skin très vite so the days of waiting an eternity are over.
A Mario Badescu glycolic acid toner that’ll help remove dead skin, which in turn will bring even cystic acne to the surface *and* heal scars by combining a duo of powerful exfoliating ingredients: glycolic acid and papaya extract. And! It’ll soothe inflamed skin with aloe vera.
A bottle of tea tree oil so you can slap on a fast-acting natural spot treatment that drastically reduces redness and swelling overnight while you catch up on your beauty sleep. The best part: it’ll begin to heal painful swelling before you have time to pick and make it worse. Hands DOWN, my friend.
An African black soap face wash for reaping all the benefits of the popular soap bar formula, but streamlining it to an easy-to-use pump. Not only will this be faster to use if you just want it for your face, but its shea butter will *also* leave your skin smoother. Clearer, softer skin with less effort? Yes. Please.
A vitamin C serum, because this’ll nourish your skin with hyaluronic acid and vitamin E to reduce pores and breakouts, target discoloration, and make your overall complexion ~brighter~. And, yes, its benefits show faster than you can think of a rhyme for orange.
A tea tree face cream that’ll not only help people with oily skin finally properly moisturize (do! not! skip!), but treat cystic acne, redness, and blackheads. So put DOWN the harsh acne treatments, and use this formula of pomegranate seeds, tea tree oil, and aloe vera to nourish your complexion back to smooth and clear. Plus, reviewers say it works quickly!
A set of NeoGen wine peeling pads so you can clear dead skin cells and lingering breakouts (looking at you, week-long zit) in just one, two, swipe.
Each pad’s three-layer technology, plus powerful lactic acid and red wine extract, penetrates deep into clogged pores to eliminate dirt and oil. Feel free to have a glass of actual wine to toast that pimple goodbye.
A Mario Badescu healing powder for both concealing and treating your acne at the same time. It doubles as a setting powder to absorb excess oil, but it’ll also drastically reduce redness and irritation. Basically you can speak “pimple, what pimple?” into existence after putting this on under makeup.
A pore vacuum, because this’ll prove to be just as effective as it sounds — it suctions buildup hidden in clogged pores, exfoliates dead skin cells, and removes excess oil (so they can’t come back). Meaning, this’ll treat pesky blackheads faster than you can pick.
A Paula’s Choice pore cleanser that’ll employ ever-dependable salicylic acid to treat breakouts, reduce redness, and treat uneven skin tones by gently removing excess oil and dirt. Basically, as long as you remember to wash your face, you’ll be on a ~clear path~ in no time.
A Differin gel acne treatment so you can use essentially one of the strongest spot treatments that you can get without a prescription. Its *super* strong retinoid formula regulates skin cell turnover (aka reveals a new layer of skin) to reach inflammation deep within the breakout. Translation: there’s nowhere for that darn pimple to hide.
A CeraVe salicylic body wash for clearing acne and rough skin ALL over (not just your face). It needs only a few ingredients to treat bumpy skin: essential ceramides to restore natural hydration and salicylic acid to exfoliate and soften. The best part? It’s all achieved with a few good lathers in the shower.
A Christina Moss facial cleanser, because this’ll work quickly on sensitive skin to clear out any pesky blackheads, clogged pores, and cystic pimples. Its formula is all-natural, organic, and SUPER gentle so your skin will never get irritated.
A Yes To charcoal scrub and cleanser stick that’ll make sure you can wish pimples adieu with just a flick of your wrist. It uses charcoal, moisturizing avocado, and coconut oil to help you gently exfoliate your way back to clear skin *and* no more excess oil.
A bottle of Ebanel drying lotion so you can kill your zits on sight and keep yourself from popping or picking — aka making everything worse. Dab this on, go to sleep, and wake up a whole lot happier.
A jelly-like, blue algae mask for resurfacing dead skin cells where your breakout lies so it’s easier to ~unclog~ irritated pores and pimples. It’s essentially an at-home peel that’ll reveal allll that built-up oil and sebum and leave you with fresh, smooth skin.
A TruSkin tea tree serum, because this’ll use its powerful blend of 20% vitamin C, retinol, niacinamide, salicylic acid, and hyaluronic acid to unclog stubborn pores and deeply nourish irritated skin — which is a nice way to say it tells breakouts to get the hell out of here.
A set of Nip + Fab glycolic cleansing pads that’ll laugh in the face of acne by resurfacing new skin in no time at all, thanks to their formula of exfoliating 2.8% glycolic acid, hyaluronic acid, witch hazel, and a light moisturizer. Even if you’re mid-breakout, these are gentle enough to tackle active pimples — and cost less than a dollar per pad.
A Seoul Ceuticals serum so you can nourish any irritation with a powerful blend of hyaluronic acid and vitamin C. It’ll reduce pores and breakouts, target discoloration, and make your overall complexion ~brighter~. I think this serum is already more productive than I’ll ever be.
A bottle of Glossier Solution that’ll clear breakouts faster than you can say “pop” thanks to this exfoliating blend of alpha hydroxy acid, beta hydroxy acid, and polyhydroxy acid. Reviewers l-o-v-e this for fading acne scars and treating active breakouts.
A The Body Shop tea tree clay face mask so you can deliver a cooling sensation on tough, active breakouts. Basically, you’ll be saying ahhh not AHHHH when treating your complexion from now on. It’ll fully cleanse pores, control excess oil, and target deep breakouts with tea tree oil to get you clear STAT.
A TreeActiv acne spot treatment for an *incognito* approach to wishing acne farewell. This goes on CLEAR, aka you can wear it under your makeup to let its peppermint and tea tree oil formula have a word with your pimple as you go about your day. The conversation will go like this: go away.
Your pimples the minute they meet these…
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