If you often find yourself struggling with acne and blemish-prone skin, rest assured, you’re not the only one. Acne is believed to affect 40% of adult women on average. While genetics play a significant role in that, other factors are also responsible for those pesky pimples. This can range from stress, a bad diet, sleep – or lack thereof, – hormones and even wearing a face mask, which can cause “maskne”. Here are our favourite must-have treatments to avoid and prevent breakouts.
Cleanance Comedomed Anti-Blemishes Concentrate, Avène
Perfect for acne-prone skin, this light texture concentrate visibly reduces spots and blackheads, while preventing the appearance of new blemishes. The Avène Thermal Spring Water is an active ingredient, providing soothing and anti-irritating properties.
Vinopure Skin Perfecting Serum, Caudalie
This best-selling serum practically melts into your skin, reducing the appearance of blemishes and tightening pores. The secret, you ask? The lightweight formula contains salicylic acid, an active ingredient we love that helps the skin look smoother and more luminous.
Effaclar Duo (+) Global Acne Treatment, La Roche-Posay
This anti-acne moisturizer works to purify clogged pores, prevent future breakouts and reduce acne scarring, all without drying the skin. This moisturizer will leave your skin feeling smoother and healthier all within 24 hours!
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