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Getting rid of pimples is only half the battle.
If you're someone who's acne-prone and gets pesky zits regularly, you know that getting rid of pimples is only half the battle. You still have to deal with hyperpigmentation, a.k.a. the dark spots and acne marks that are left on your face
Flatten those bumps, stat!
Acne stickers, or pimple patches, changed the skincare game when they first came out. Instead of drying a zit out like your typical spot treatment, an acne patch soothes and treats it, and also kills the bacteria at the same time. The
Turns out, I've been doing it wrong all this time.
As a healing and dealing acne sufferer, I can assure you that I've done The Most for my skin. Capitalization for emphasis necessary. From natural remedies like homemade apple cider vinegar toner to painful extraction procedures, I could say I'd tried them
They're gentle on the skin, but powerful against zits.
If acne-fighting ingredients such as benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid are too strong for your skin, then we've got another great option for you: Sulfur! While it works similarly to the two mentioned above—by absorbing excess sebum and getting rid of dead
Your skin naturally detoxifies when it sweats. Why not help it along?
After you give your body the physical activity it craves, you should not forget to give your skin a bit of loving, too. A quick shower doesn't really cut it, so while you don't need to do something as extensive as your
Perfect for pimple emergencies!
While we agree that leaving your breakouts alone (A.K.A. not touching them) is great advice, the existence of acne patches proves that we can all do better than nothing. These face stickers go directly on top of an active or freshly-popped pimple
She has her acne-fighting routine down pat!
Even someone like Heart Evangelista has to deal with the consequences of an oily T-zone—breakouts included. However, the actress has her acne skincare routine down pat, and in an interview with Preview, she shares the essential parts of her tried-and-tested beauty regimen. Read
Look for these when you shop!
To cut your product browsing time in half, it's best to keep a mental list of all the pimple-fighting ingredients that work well for your skin. This way, you can just skim through those long lists until you find exactly what you're
Here's everything you need to know.
Benzoyl peroxide is one of the most popular ingredients for treating acne. Compared to salicylic acid, though, benzoyl peroxide addresses breakouts quite differently. To know more about the acne-fighting ingredient, Preview asked Dr. Gaile Robredo-Vitas of BeautiqueMD to break down the basics:What is
Here's a step-by-step guide on how to treat it.
That surge of panic you feel as you notice an incoming breakout is totally normal, especially if the pimple is already under your skin preparing to unveil its ugly head (literally) any time soon. Luckily, there are ways to get the situation under
Here's how it works.
What it is: COSRx Clear Fit Master Patch is a hydrocolloid patch that protects wounded parts of the skin to prevent further irritation. Designed to be thin and transparent, it claims to look almost undetectable over and under makeup.IMAGE CosRXCOSRX Clear Fit Master
Resist the urge to pop it!
Cystic acne is not that different from your average zit, save for the fact that they form underneath the skin. "[It forms] when our oil glands produce a lot of sebum, and the pore gets clogged with dead skin cells and bacteria
…and why I’ll never look back.
Let me just put this out there: I love makeup. I’ve loved makeup since I was 16, fresh out of high school with a newfound freedom to wear lipstick and bright pink blush without my professors batting an eye. Back then, I
They're refreshing, too!
The astringent and anti-bacterial properties of aloe vera are known to heal and soothe mild to moderate acne. But aside from that, it's excellent for nourishing and rejuvenating all skin types. Want to try it? Below are the aloe-infused products that will
You have to see her before and after photos!
We've seen countless of testimonials on how a Korean skincare routine results in luminous skin. At this point, we have zero doubts that their famous 10-step routine can really boost the skin's hydration level. But how effective is it for banishing other
Read this review if you have the same oily acne-prone skin type.
Clay masks are well-loved in general but they are particularly famous for those who have an oily and acne-prone skin type. As a member of that club, I tried different masks from three natural brands to find my ultimate pore-clearing solution. Keep
Now the question is: what did she use?
Dealing with adult acne usually calls for derma procedures and topical + oral medication, especially in severe cases. But Denise Larsson, a certified micro-nutrient specialist, took a different route: She relied on natural products to clear her skin. Curious to know what
Time to say goodbye to those marks.
Ah, acne scars. They're even more frustrating than the breakouts that cause them. They take forever to fade, and even worse if it leaves a dented scar. But don't fret, because a skin emergency like this is not a problem if you
Acne-prone girl approved!
You've heard of acne stickers—the little patches that can quickly banish a zit. These babies, unfortunately, are quite elusive. They're always out of stock! But thanks to our IG stalking skills, we stumbled upon Michelle Hoang's DIY version that might just be
Make them go away.
By now, dealing with pimples should be like clockwork. Many of us get them so often (hello, that time of the month) that we've eventually learned the right tricks to make those zits disappear. Unfortunately, not all breakouts can be treated the