Breakouts have a bad habit of popping up when they're least welcome, which means that you should have at least one acne treatment in your skin care arsenal to prepare yourself for these random visits. And what better time to attack these unwelcome visitors than when your skin is clean, relaxed, and ready for bed? Read on to find out our favorite overnight acne treatments, broken down according to their key ingredients!
Salicylic acid is a Betahydroxy acid that is excellent for unclogging pores, which makes it perfect for when you've been wearing makeup all day.
Dermalogica Clear Start Breakout Clearing Overnight Treatment, P1295, Rustan's
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion, P1095, Rustan's
Celeteque Acne Spot Corrector Gel, P169, Watsons
Tea Tree Oil
For a more natural option, tea tree oil is your best friend. This oil has innate antimicrobial properties that can disinfect your breakouts and minimize inflammation.
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The Body Shop Tea Tree Oil, P565, Greenbelt
Benzoyl Peroxide treatments are usually stronger than others, and it can come in different dosages since your skin needs to adjust to it slowly. It can be worth it though, because benzoyl peroxide is amazing at killing bacteria and unclogging pores.
Benzac Spots Treatment 5% concentration, P326, Mercury Drug