For the battle against blemishes, these powerful winners—out of 100 tested—are spot-on.

By Chelsea Traber Burns
May 15, 2017
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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.
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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.

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2

Need anti-aging and antiblemish? This worth-it splurge treats acne, brown spots, and fine lines.

To buy: $130; dermstore.com.

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This multitasker hydrates all over while also mattifying an oily T-zone. Plus, it contains acids to clear skin.

To buy: $34; sephora.com.

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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.

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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.

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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.