Squad Goals: 7 Products You Need to Battle Blemishes

October 11, 2016
Jessica Khorsandi
By: Jessica Khorsandi | skincare.com by L'Oréal
Squad Goals: 7 Products You Need to Battle Blemishes

The quickest way to turn a dream into a nightmare? Waking up to a giant zit smack-dab in the middle of your otherwise flawless complexion. And as much as we like to believe that these breakouts and blemishes are a thing of our teenage years, unfortunately acne can strike during every stage of life for any number of reasons—we detail them all here. Thankfully when pimples rear their ugly heads we can be armed with anti-imperfection skin care products that are equipped to defend our complexions against these unwelcomed intruders. Case in point? The ultimate clear skin collection from The Body Shop. #SquadGoals, anyone?

They say the best things in life come in pairs and we’re not arguing, save for the products in The Body Shop’s Tea Tree Oil range. Together, the items in the collection—from masks to cleansers and beyond—can help create clearer-looking skin in just three days without over-stripping oils in the skin. Pretty impressive, no? Below, check out four tea tree oil-enriched must-haves to help keep blemishes at bay!

The Body Shop 3-in-1 Wash.Scrub.Mask

No skin care arsenal is complete without a cleanser. This multi-tasking cleanser is formulated with kaolin clay, volcanic minerals, and Community Trade Tea Tree Oil to help tackle the appearance of clogged pores, blackheads, and shine. Use it daily as a foaming clay cleanser to purify pores, as a scrub to clear and tighten the appearance of pores and smooth the look of the skin’s surface, or as a drying clay mask to deeply cleanse and mattify the skin’s appearance. 

The Body Shop 3-in-1 Wash.Scrub.Mask, $22

The Body Shop Tea Tree Skin Clearing Facial Wash 

Prefer products that stick to one task? Look to this gel-based cleanser—suitable for everyday use on blemish-prone skin. It helps helps by removing excess oil and impurities. 

The Body Shop Tea Tree Skin Clearing Facial Wash, $14

The Body Shop Tea Tree Oil

This iconic product from the brand is a true standout, with the brand’s highest concentration of tea tree essential oil. Real tea tree leaves were hand-harvested and steam-distilled to produce this pure oil. Apply it directly to blemishes for a targeted approach. It’s been clinically proven to give visibly clearer-looking skin in just one week!

The Body Shop Tea Tree Oil, $10

The Body Shop Tea Tree Anti-Imperfection Daily Solution

For an all-over face application look to this Daily Solution. The lightweight, fast-absorbing pre-serum concentrate helps to target blemishes and improve the overall condition of your skin—helping it to look clearer, smoother, clarified, and more mattified in just four weeks. 

The Body Shop Tea Tree Anti-Imperfection Daily Solution,  $22

The Body Shop Tea Tree Mattifying Lotion

Many assume that skin undergoing a breakout doesn’t need additional hydration. That couldn’t be further from the truth! If you fail to properly hydrate your blemish-prone skin, it can actually hyper-secrete oil and cause further breakouts. As long as you reach for a non-oily blend—like this lightweight, mattifying lotion with (duh) tea tree oil—you should be golden (and shine-free). With regular use, expect to see clearer-looking skin in no time flat.

The Body Shop Tea Tree Mattifying Lotion, $15

The Body Shop Tea Tree Skin Clearing Clay Mask 

Clay masks are great for blemish-prone skin because they help clear pores and mattify an oily complexion. Thanks to the healing properties of the key ingredient, tea tree oil, the mask cleanses skin of impurities and instantly soothes it with a cooling sensation. 

The Body Shop Tea Tree Skin Clearing Clay Mask, $17

The Body Shop Tea Tree Targeted Gel

Carry this convenient and portable stick with you on the go to help cleanse skin and reduce the appearance of blemishes that pop up unexpectedly. With it in tow, you’ll never be stuck without an on-the-spot solution for your acne.

The Body Shop Tea Tree Targeted Gel, $10

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