5 Pimple Creams Changing the Acne Game
Zapping away a pimple instantly may be a pipe dream at best, but there are products that can help visibly improve signs of acne if you’re so inclined to do so. Ahead, we rounded up five pimple creams we reach for any time a blemish strikes.
With 10% sulfur and vitamin B3, this baby has been tested in a dermatologist-controlled clinical study and is conveniently sized to throw in your bag, for all-hours-of-the-day access.
Thanks to the pretty bottle, this salicylic acid acne treatment is for skin-care junkies everywhere who like to IG story their spot-treating routines. Do not shake the bottle upon use, simply dip a cotton swab into it and place it on the surface of your pimple overnight.
This maximum-strength acne fighter helps clear and prevent spots. Made with 10% benzoyl peroxide, it first treats the problem areas, and then cares for your skin with ginger and chamomile.
After cleansing your face, apply a thin layer of this targeted treatment on your affected areas. Don’t be fooled by the tiny size of the tube — it packs a big punch of spot-treating ingredients.
For a dual-action acne treatment, we recommend Effaclar Duo by La Roche-Posay. Made with 5.5% benzoyl peroxide acne medication, as well as micro-exfoliating LHA, this works to reduce the number and severity of acne blemishes, and helps clears blackheads and whiteheads.