The Best Acne Treatments
For the battle against blemishes, these powerful winners—out of 100 tested—are spot-on.
Harsh washes are tempting but strip the skin, making oil production worse. This foam gently unclogs pores with soothing tea-tree oil.
To buy: $24; sephora.com.
Need anti-aging and antiblemish? This worth-it splurge treats acne, brown spots, and fine lines.
To buy: $130; dermstore.com.
This multitasker hydrates all over while also mattifying an oily T-zone. Plus, it contains acids to clear skin.
To buy: $34; sephora.com.
At the first sign of a painful, under-the-skin whopper, dot on this lactic-and-citric-acid gel to speed healing.
To buy: $45.50; reneerouleau.com.
The silicone tip delivers the black mask onto skin without getting fingers messy. Once dry, it peels off in one sheet (um, fun), taking the grime with it.
To buy: $16; target.com.
Every other night, swipe a pad over clean skin, wait 15 minutes, then rinse. You'll shrink existing zits and prevent new ones.
To buy: $70 for 50 pads; beautyrx.com.