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1.Aria Starr Dead Sea Mud Mask draws out toxins that cause breakouts, setting your skin up for some serious smoothness. Formulated with an abundance of minerals like magnesium, calcium, sulphur, zinc, and potassium, this mask is the MVP of detoxification.
2.CeraVe Moisturizing Cream is lauded by reviewers with even the most sensitive of skin, thanks to its fragrance-free and mega-gentle formula.
3.Mighty Patches suck the gunk out of your pimples as you slumber, leaving breakouts majorly improved. You'll also have fodder for some gross but great before-and-after photos. Score!
4.Shea Moisture African Black Soap multitasks, moisturizes, cleanses, and absorbs excess oils with just one wash! Shea butter moisturizes, while oil and oats soothe. I know what you're thinking: this must be super expensive! WRONG! It's under $5 and a blessing to us all.
5.Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water gently removes makeup, reduces oils, minimizes pores, and gets your face squeaky clean. A makeup-free complexion means less of a chance of overnight breakouts. This stuff is your new BFF.
7.InstaNatural Vitamin C Serum partners with hyaluronic acid and plant stem cells to reduce sun spots, discoloration, redness, hyper-pigmentation, and dark spots without drying you out. Paired with a good moisturizer, InstaNatural serum is the bomb. I use this every night, and the dropper makes me feel like a beauty scientist.
10.Tend Skin Solution turns painful razor burn and irritation into a thing of the past. Applying a thin layer of Tend Skin after waxing, shaving, or any kind of hair removal lessens annoying redness and — most importantly — the demons that are ingrown hairs.
Skincare Derma Roller encourages collagen production by using itty bitty micro-needles. Roll your way to reduced acne scarring, pore size, and discoloration. *Insert Limp Bizkit lyric here.*
12.St. Ives Renewing Collagen and Elastin Moisturizer conditions skin and uses safflower seed oil to get you looking bright and fresh-faced. It's also dermatologist-tested, paraben-free, and non-comedogenic, meaning it *won't* clog your precious pores.
13.Kate Blanc Cosmetics Rosehip Seed Oil reduces acne scarring and leaves skin feeling hydrated, not oily. It also has anti-inflammatory properties so it's perfect for active breakouts. If you want your face to be almost suspiciously smooth and supple in any situation, rosehip oil is for you!
14.Mizon Snail Repair Intensive Ampoule brings ~snail mucin~ to the party to moisturize and soothe acne-prone skin while also giving your face a little bit of a plump to smooth texture. Say what you will about snails, but they do have an undeniably ~dewy finish~.
15.Glossier Solution chemically exfoliates using AHA, BHA, and PHA acids to fight breakouts, reduce acne, unclog pores, exfoliate, and diminish dark spots and discoloration. It also works for *all* skin types, making it a verified cult-fave.
17.Humane Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Treatment Body and Face Wash punches acne in the face, metaphorically and...kind of literally. Reviewers say using this cleanser has cleared up their acne for the first time since puberty. You can't get in a time machine and give this to 15-year-old you, but you can start using it now!
18.La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated Gel Acne Cleanser fights acne hard yet is still gentle enough to use twice a day. The medicated formula targets problem areas and dramatically reduces excess surface oil, meaning it's both treating your current acne and actively preventing future acne. An icon.
19.Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel Moisturizer uses hyaluronic acid to get your face as hydrated as possible. "Hyaluronic acid" sounds kind of scary, but surprise — it's naturally occurring in the skin! This moisturizer just gives your natural levels a little boost, leaving your skin smooth as can be.
20.Bye Bye Blemish Acne Treatment Drying Lotion inspires people everywhere to sing its name to the tune of "Bye Bye Birdie" in joy after it nips breakouts in the bud. (Oh, that's just me singing? Ok.) Just apply to a pimple before bed and it'll suck the life right out of it. Goodnight, pimple! 😈
21.One Bad Motha'Foamer Carbonated Bubble Mask uses CO2 to foam away dirt and grime, leaving your skin feeling cleansed as can be. Charcoal in the mask detoxes below the skin and natural white kaolin clay exfoliates. As a result, reviewers notice blackheads vanishing, a reduction in pore size, and an overall ~clean~ feeling. Also...the selfies tho.
22.TruSkin Naturals Vitamin C Serum helps to lessen dark circles, sun spots, redness, and breakouts, and just give your skin a 'lil boost. Sidekicks hyaluronic acid and vitamin E give this plant-based formula the extra oomph it needs to give you results sooner than later.