Ugh….pimples.  They are the worst.  The feeling of a brewing zit under your makeup is the ultimate “Debby Downer” and I seem to get a bad one about once a month (thanks Flo!).  After trying just about everything out there, I’m listing my top 6 spot treatments for battling those pesky pimps. Now you can get on with your day without stressing that it will be bigger by morning.


Murad Acne Spot Fast Fix – I use this primarily in the morning after moisturizer and under makeup.  It dries clear but doesn’t leave a weird film on the skin, which is perfect for daytime.


Burt’s Bees Herbal Blemish Stick – This little bottle of 100% natural ingredients packs a potent punch.  I don’t mind the strong scent, but it is noticeable.  I used this regularly during pregnancy and is perfect for anyone that prefers something more natural.


Mario Badescu Drying Lotion – This tends to be the holy grail of acne spot treatments.  The unique blend is amazing at shrinking zits by morning.  It goes on pink though, so as long as you wear it at night, you’re good.

skin-purifying-maskProActiv Skin Purifying Mask – I started using this in college when I was a ProActiv subscriber.  I’m a fan of their whole line, but the skin purifying mask works wonders.  You can use it to spot treat on zits and it dries them up fast.  This is also a nighttime only one, since it goes on white.


Kate Somerville EradiKate – A direct competitor of Mario Badescu’s Drying Lotion, this spot treatment is very similar.  It’s available at Sephora, which for some is easier to come by, but runs a little more expensive.

eveologie_intensiveblemishserum_new_900x900Evologie Intensive Blemish Serum – I’ve wrote about this little gem on my Monthly Obsession series, so I have to include it. It’s my go-to for zit treatments and I use it regularly to keep breakouts at bay.  Only thing is that even though it dries clear, it’s tough to wear under makeup, as it leaves a film that tends to roll when you put something on top of it.  Great for anyone that can leave the house without covering up though!


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