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    19 Skincare Products That'll Help You Kick Maskne To The Curb

    "Oh, look. Another zit." — me, every day.

    1. A 2-in-1 scrub and cleanser stick that's packed with coconut and coffee extract. It'll help fight inflammation and give your skin a powerful dose of hydration, too. Reviewers say it foams easily, and leaves their complexions feeling soft and super clean.

    A close up of a person using the scrub on their face

    2. These hydrocolloid pore strips that'll help shrink the appearance of pores and help ward off new breakouts in the process. You can even slap one of these on under your mask to take advantage of their oil-absorbing powers.

    3. This Mario Badescu silver powder that'll act like a plunger for clogged pores. The powdered sugar-like formula is actually a powerful combo of kaolin clay, zinc oxide, and calcium carbonate that'll help immediately shrink the appearance of your pores, suck out the gunky build-up, AND mattify your complexion.

    4. This Aztec healing clay mask that's beloved by reviewers and beauty editors alike. Just mix it with apple cider vinegar (you can also use water if you have sensitive skin) to help give your skin a nice, deep clean.

    A before and after where the before shows red, inflamed cystic acne and the after shows a clear complexion

    5. A roll of silky-soft blotting paper that'll allow you to unfurl however much you need. The neat lil' compact even has a mirror on the back that'll make it easy to target any oily buildup under your mask.

    A flatlay of the blotting paper unravelled next to blotting powder

    6. A pair of silicone face scrubbies that will amp up the efficacy of your cleanser and help you waste less product in the process. They have silky-soft fronds that won't irritate sensitive skin and feature handy suction cup handles, giving you a firm grip.

    7. This cult-favourite acne treatment that will target active breakouts and help heal your skin in the process. A little dab of this sulfur-saturated liquid is enough to banish all manner of zits — even the ones hiding beneath your skin.

    8. This all-natural Herbivore Blue Tansy clarifying mask that'll dissolve any buildup on your skin, while also ~chilling out~ angry breakouts. The cooling gel is infused with fruit enzymes and white willow bark that'll soothe irritation — perfect for any unwelcome blemishes.

    A flatlay of the face mask surrounded by a facial brush and a natural sponge

    9. These pimple patches with over 5,000 five-star reviews that will help bust any incoming blemishes, and subdue the red, irritated ones that appear seemingly overnight. They'll suck all the gunk right out, so you'll feel like you just hit up the dermatologist.

    A person holds up a package of pimple patches with overlaid text that reads "AMAZING"

    10. A bottle of balancing Ole Henriksen toner that'll help sop up any excess oil from your skin and keep pimples from making an appearance. It's made of a trio of acids that'll unclog pores, without leaving your skin dry and flaky.

    A person holding the toner in front of a brick wall

    11. A hydrating facial oil that'll purify your skin, without making it feel dry as a desert. It's packed with antiseptic tea tree oil, squalane, and rosemary extract that'll make zits way less visible (and keep dark spots from showing up, too).

    12. A pimple extractor kit that'll amp up your pimple-popping game (even from hard-to-reach areas, like nostrils or ears). Using your fingers might be satisfying, but these stainless steel tools won't transfer bacteria and will help keep your blemishes from getting infected.

    13. A tube of this creamy mask that works wonders in just ten minutes, making it perfect for when you're short on time. Reviewers say will make even hard, painful cysts disappear overnight.

    14. This breakout-clearing serum that will help you say goodbye to mask-induced acne for good. You can use it as a targeted treatment to fight existing pimples, or you can slather on a thin layer under your moisturizer to keep new zits from joining the party.

    15. These skin-clearing pads that'll treat the blemishes you already have and stop new ones from forming. They're formulated with salicylic acid and white clay, so even deep-seated cystic acne doesn't stand a chance.

    16. These microdart patches that'll deliver zit-fighting power right to the source of the problem. Unlike other patches, you can pop one of these on the second you suspect you've got a big ol' carbuncle coming on (and not just when they appear through your skin).

    17. This non-stinging facial rescue spray that'll quell redness and irritation in problem areas (aka under your mask). The trick? Let it dry down before layering on other products, so it can work its magic.

    18. A bottle of this oil-free cleanser that'll dissolve acne-causing bacteria before it gets a chance to cause maskne. Reviewers say it's a holy grail product for combating persistent pimples, and leaves their skin feeling squeaky clean.

    19. And lastly, a lightweight gel moisturizer that'll help prevent breakouts from happening in the first place. It's designed to regulate your skin's sebum production, so it won't build up and cause sneaky breakouts under your mask.

    Not today, maskne!

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