The top acne spot treatments, according to 7 dermatologists

Dr. Francesca Fusco, MD: First Aid Beauty Skin Rescue Blemish Patrol Pads, $30

These pads contain a combination of witch hazel, salicylic acid, evermat, and willow bark extracts,” says Dr. Fusco. “The formula helps soothe the redness of pimples, tightens enlarged pores, and dries out blackheads, whiteheads, and rosacea.”

Dr. Patricia Wexler, MD: Bye Bye Blemish, $8

“Both antiseptic and clarifying, this lotion uses zinc oxide, sulfur, and salicylic acid to help reduce the size and severity of blemishes,” says Dr. Wexler. “Without shaking the bottle, apply sediment directly with a Q-tip to the affected lesion. Salicylic acid exfoliates dead cells from pores, while zinc oxide and sulfur rapidly treat pimples overnight.”

Well + Good January 2018

Article by Arielle Franklin