Spots are pesky little things. Just when you think you’re having a good skin phase, you glance in the mirror only to find one bubbling away just beneath the surface. Spots can also be really painful too. When washing your face, have you ever wiped over part of your face and felt what you thought was a bruise only to find it’s a pesky spot? There are all sorts of theories for why we get spots, from dietary causes to Chinese face mapping but if you’re in the market for a quick fix that will stop spots in their track, then read on for our go-to spot products!
New to REN’s ClearCalm range is this Non-Drying Spot Treatment. Containing Willow Bark to calm redness, Thyme to help prevent scarring and prebiotics to reduce future breakouts, this is a great little product to use on spot-prone areas as well as directly on spots.
If you’re looking for a spot treatment that will work it’s magic while you sleep, try Kate Somerville’s EradiKate Blemish Spot Treatment. Infused with BHA’s to smooth the skin and zinc to minimise excess oil, it also contains a good dose of sulphur to help exfoliate the surface of the skin.
If you’re looking for more of a natural spot treatment then we can highly recommend Tata Harper’s Clarifying Spot Solution, which is free from fragrance and artificial chemicals. Especially suited to sensitive skin, this tube is packed full of zinc, copper and magnesium as well as herbal extracts to reduce redness and impurities.
Tackle stubborn, angry spots with Eve Lom’s Dynaspot. Let the salicylic acid and antiseptic properties tackle imperfections while the chamomile works to soothe inflammation and restore harmony to the skin. It sits discreetly under makeup so you can let it get to work throughout the day.
Give your spots a triple threat with Patchology’s Breakout Box. This 3-step system includes salicylic acid and tea tree oil dots to tackle pimples, Hydrocolloid Dots to extract impurities and fight infection, as well as Morrocan lava clay nose strips to decongest pores.