When it comes to teenage and adult acne, finding products that help fight and calm outbreaks, instead of worsening your skin can be a daunting prospect. The problem is that with so many new ingredients and products out there it can be hard to know who will help. In addition, it may be almost impossible sometimes to try to decode scientific or dermatological spiel. According to us, we are here to help with our top 10 acne breakthrough products, so next time a breakout hits, you can choose to treat your skin with the best products in Beauty Biz.
1. Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
This cult product has been a regular favorite for us for years. It will be good to wipe out your acne overnight, but here at HB HQ we will put it on our acne as soon as it passes. sometimes even in the office – true story! The formula contains two incredible acne-fighting ingredients; salicylic acid, which will penetrate deep into your pores and help wipe off dead skin cells while reducing oil production and kalamine lotion that soothes the skin, reduces redness and swelling (read our entire review here).
How to use it: Do not shake the bottle! At the bottom of the bottle is a thick pink pasta, that's the good stuff! Insert a cotton swab until you reach the pink sediment on the bottom of the bottle and place it on any whiteheads or red bumps. Use it after completing your entire skin care routine, and do not worry because it is transferred to your sheets because it dries very quickly.
Buy this, $ 17.
2. Sand and Sky Australian Pink Clay Porefining Mask
Ever since this mask appeared on our Instagram we have been obsessed! The sales bag contains australian clay, which has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties, so it will clean and detoxify the skin. You can literally see the oil extracted from your pores – a little rough but incredibly satisfying! It also contains pomegranate extract: a rich antioxidant that helps to weaken acne marks and promote even skin tone.
How to use: Apply the mask to cleaned skin and allow for 15 minutes. Wash it with warm water and follow with tones and a serum and moisturizer.
3. The usual AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution
This powerful AHA and BHA solution will exfoliate your skin seriously, clear deep into your pores and loosen all dead skin cells constructed while improving the look of any visible spots. It also contains Vitamin B5 and antioxidant black carrot that will work together to correct uneven tones and promote healing.
How to use: We recommend using shampoo facial treatment in the evening and limit your use once a week or even two weeks – you should not exfoliate a few days before or after this treatment. Apply it to clean, dry skin, apply a smooth layer on the face and neck. Leave it on the skin for a maximum of 10 minutes, then rinse with lukewarm water. Make sure you hydrate afterwards.
Buy this, $ 12.
4. COSRX Acne Pimple Master Patch
These patches are bomb.com and always save us when a pimple pops up before a big event. These air tight dressings extract and absorb pussy or tallow, and they also work on some spots – blackheads, whiteheads, even cystic acne.
How to use: Carefully place a sticker on your acne so that it covers the entire acne. Leave the pollen overnight and remove before starting your morning skin regime. You will also be able to see what they extract when you delete it. Learn more about how they work and how to do your own here.
Buy this, $ 11.
5. Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta Daily Face Peel
Although the outlook for a daily shell may be scary for some, we promise that Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Daily Face Peel is amazing. 2-step formula is easy to use at home, and you notice a difference within just one use. The first step contains exfoliation acids, and step two controls alpha hydroxyacidactivity and contains anti-aging active ingredients that will balance the skin and lower oil production.
How to use: Apply the first step to cleaned dry skin with gentle circular movements until the pad feels dry. Wait for two minutes and then follow the second pillow, use small circular movements until the pad wipes up. Do not rinse your skin after use. You can use this shell in the morning or evening (not both), but if you do it in the morning, make sure you use sunscreen to protect your skin, which you should do anyway!
Buy this, $ 87.
6. Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne-Fighting Face Varhrs
This drug store has been in our bathroom since our first breakout hit. The gel formula cleans deep into your pores and contains acne-breaking hero, salicylic acid. It's also oil-friendly, restless and it's not comedogenic so it will not clog your pores.
How to use: Apply a coin size in your hands, massage your face until it's leather (for at least 60 seconds) and rinse with warm water.
Buy this, $ 5.
7. Paula's Choice Resists 10% Niacinamide Booster
If you have particularly oily skin, consider setting a serum in your routine to replace your moisturizer during daytime. This serum is especially beneficial to oily skin because it contains 10% niacinamide, which is a powerful ingredient that improves uneven skin tone, controls oil and refines the appearance of the pores, which makes the skin look hydrated and radiant.
How to use: Apply a blueberry size on clean, toned skin. Use it alone or add it to your moisturizer or serum.
Shop this, $ 42.
8. Dr. Jart + Cicapair Tiger Grass Camo Drops, 46 kronor
This silky serum helps to hydrate the skin and correct and calm redness. The main ingredient Centella Asiatica is a natural antiinflammatory, while it also has chlorophyll, an antioxidant energy that will fill the skin and protect against environmental damage. Read more about Centella Asia's power here.
How to use: Apply two to three drops on cleaned and toned skin. The drops will change from green to match your skin tone, giving the skin glowing before the makeup application.
Buy this, $ 46.
9. Sunday Riley U.F.O Oil
This medicated facial oil has been formulated specifically with oily acne-prone skin in mind. It contains 1.5% salicylic acid to clear acne and blackness and cause dirt and dead skin that can crush your pores. Tea Tree Oil and Black Cumin Seed Oil helps kill all the bacteria that linger on the skin while the skin is shining and any discoloration of acne.
How to use: In the evening you rub two drops of oil between your palm and massage on clean and toned skin. Use this oil every night.
Buy this, $ 80.
10. Boots Tea Tree Witch Hazel Spot Wall
Witch Hazel is a fantastic acne-burning ingredient. It is a botanical extract that has both anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, so it will calm your skin while helping to fight acne bacteria in the skin. We hold this spot in our bag to apply when we feel a pimple that pops up, it has a day or night formula that offers 24-hour action.
How to use: Apply it to puppy or red shock. Always wear clean, toned skin.
Buy this, $ 6.
Let us know if you have tried any of these products in the comments below or if you have any great products we should try.