6 Acne Spot Treatments to Try in 2020
No one likes to wake up with a glaring breakout on their face. Luckily with the right acne-fighting cleanser and a few dabs of zit-squashing spot cream or a pimple patch, you can zap your zits as soon as they crop up. Ahead, we’ve rounded up six of our favorite spot treatments that can help calm and minimize the appearance of acne fast.
It’s got maximum strength in the name for a reason. This acne spot treatment boasts advanced 10% micro-benzoyl peroxide (the strongest concentration available without a prescription) and is formulated to help eliminate acne bacteria and fight breakouts. The formula also contains chamomile, ginger and sea whip.
Stubborn blackheads and whiteheads are no match for this anti-blemish formula. In addition to clearing them, Effaclar Duo can help reduce the number and severity of acne blemishes thanks to its combination of micronized benzoyl peroxide and micro-exfoliating LHA (lipohydroxy acid). Expect pore-clogging impurities, debris and excess oil to be removed from the surface, as well as a smoother, more even skin texture over time. To use, apply a half of a pea size amount on affected areas 1-2 times daily.
This powerful spot treatment is enriched with Air Licium + Phe Resorcinol technology and mineralizing water from the French volcanoes and contains salicylic acid to target acne and unclog pores. The formula also helps curb shine.
You hear about acne-fighting ingredients like salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide often, but have you ever tried a sulfur acne treatment? This formula features 10% sulfur and vitamin B3 and is clinically demonstrated to rapidly reduce the appearance of acne breakouts.Start with one application daily, and gradually increase to two or three as tolerated or as directed by a doctor.
If you find yourself one to constantly pick at your pimples, the Hydro-Stars by Starface are a must-try. Each sticker patch contains hydrocolloid dressing that helps minimize the appearance of a pimple while acting as a shield between you and your fingers.
In addition to benzoyl peroxide, this formula contains probiotics, tea tree oil, licorice and niacinamide to soothe redness and inflammation. It also nourishes skin post-application to prevent dryness and irritation.