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    23 Ways To Get Clear Skin And Keep It That Way

    👨‍🚀: Houston, we read you(r skin) loud and clear.

    1. Pop on a hydrocolloid pimple patch that'll get all the gunk out of a zit so you can avoid popping (and the scarring that comes with it).

    2. Take a page out of the French skincare book and try cleansing with micellar water — it sounds fancy AF, but it's the perfect and easy solution for those days when you're too lazy to really wash your face.

    3. Get at least eight hours of rest a night. It's called beauty sleep for a reason, y'all — not getting enough zzz's may cause breakouts, irritate eczema, or decrease your natural ~glow~.

    4. Protect your face with sunscreen every damn day to avoid darkened acne scars. If you're prone to skipping, try this Sun Bum sunscreen stick that's a literal breeze to apply.

    5. Soothe your skin with some Eucerin redness relief night cream that's enriched with licorice root extract to specifically target and reduce redness and irritation.

    6. Make sure you're keeping track of the expiration dates on your makeup. Using expired products can clog pores and cause unnecessary breakouts — especially face makeup, because that has the most contact with your skin, aka the most potential to cause acne.

    7. Vacuum out your pores with an amazingly strong bentonite clay mask that people swear gives intense results, especially on deep, painful cystic acne. Seriously, this baby has 13,719 five-star reviews on Amazon!

    8. Avoid sleeping in makeup even on your laziest and latest nights by leaving a pack of cleansing wipes right on your pillow to wait for you.

    9. Drink water! We can all stand to be better hydrated, and drinking more water can improve the tone and texture of your skin and reduce pimples.

    10. Start evening out your skin with basically everyone's holy grail toner, Thayer's witch hazel. Along with the witch hazel, rose water and aloe vera make this toner super gentle and super cleansing at the same time.

    11. Treat your face with needles (gently and non-painfully!) from a derma roller to promote cell growth — this can reduce current breakouts and help fade acne scars.

    12. Consider a foundation like L'Oréal True Match that's formulated to never clog your pores so you can cover up blemishes without any worries about causing more of them.

    13. Start a personalized daily vitamin regimen from Care/of that you can tailor to address skin concerns with supplements like evening primrose (to maintain healthy skin), astaxanthin (to protect skin against UV light), or their Glow Trio.

    14. Clean your brushes thoroughly and regularly so you won't end up redistributing dirt and oil all over your fresh, clean face. You can go old school and do it with baby shampoo or upgrade your routine to a professional brush cleaner.

    15. Gently resurface your skin with a Vasanti enzymatic exfoliator that eliminates the need for harsh scrubbing, which could irritate your skin.

    16. Eliminate spots as they come with a drying lotion that promises to zap them away overnight.

    17. Deep-cleanse your face in just 60 seconds with the Foreo Luna Mini 2. It's a splurge, but is beloved for its gentle exfoliation powers — and you never have to go through the annoying process of replacing brush heads.

    18. Fade acne scars and reduce fine lines with the help of a retinol serum. It harnesses the power of vitamin A to improve tone and skin texture, and it's especially great for reducing hyper-pigmentation and old acne scars.

    19. Branch out and try a cleansing oil. Even if you have oily skin, oil cleansing may be the answer. Your regular cleanser might be drying out your skin too much, causing it to compensate by overproducing oil. An oil cleanser will stop that cycle in its tracks and replace acne-causing sebum with something nourishing, like jojoba oil.

    20. Use vitamin C to fight off breakouts and discoloration — over 7,000 Amazon reviewers swear by this TruSkin Naturals vitamin C serum because of its dramatic results.

    21. Eat your way to clearer skin with easy-to-prepare, plant-based meals from a meal kit delivery service like Hungry Root.

    22. Combat acne on both your face and body with an ultra-strength benzoyl peroxide wash that kills bacteria and prevents breakouts. More than 1,600 five-star Amazon reviewers swear that this totally saved their skin.

    23. Stick to a skincare routine for at least a month before you start changing things up. Not only is consistency great for your skin, but you'll be able to tell exactly what causes breakouts in the future.

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