What’s the quickest way to reduce the size and redness of a breakout? Two words: pimple patches

These tiny patches are infused with the strength of hydrocolloid which works as a “wound healing gel” that absorbs toxins trapped under the skin while also protecting the area of the breakout.The patches can only be used for treating breakouts rather than preventing them and actually are available in a variety of options. 

Keep scrolling to check out some great options!

Peace Out Acne Healing Dots

The Peace Out Acne Healing Dots are packed with salicylic acid which works to rid pores of acne-causing dirt and bacteria. These patches are also infused with the calming aloe vera leaf extract which reduces the appearance of redness, and its vitamin A helps to even out skin tone. 

COSRX Master Acne Pimple Master Patch

 

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These pimple patches are waterproof and work overnight to absorb bacteria and impurities. They protect the skin from irritation and work to speed up its healing process. In addition to reducing size and redness, these patches also absorb any excess oil and sebum.

Florence By Mills Spot A Spot Acne Patches

 

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These pimple patches are a bit more on the pricey side but are definitely worth the splurge. They employ a blend of salicylic acid and antibacterial tea tree oil which works to exfoliate the skin and prevent further inflammation. They’re also available in a variety of fun patch shapes, such as clouds, butterflies and whales.

PanOxyl Overnight Spot Patches

 

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These pimple patches boast a 4.5 rating and work effectively on all skin types. These patches eliminate breakouts by absorbing any excess oil and sebum from the spot, while also protecting the area from face-picking and scarring.

Peach Slices Deep Blemish Micro Darts

 

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The Peach Slices Deep Blemish Micro Darts are a game changer. If you’re dealing with stubborn, under-the-skin acne then these pimple patches are for you. It infuses a blend of salicylic acid, tea tree oil and willow bark which works to “kick start” the healing process. And it also features hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, and cica which keeps the breakout area hydrated and soothed.

ZitSticka Goo Getter Spot Clarifying Dots

 

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These pimple patches are also a bit more on the pricey side but will definitely be worth the splurge. It works to absorb impurities and fluid from the breakout spot which noticeably reduces the size of the breakout. And is also packed with salicylic acid, niacinamide, vitamin C, and tea tree oil to pack a punch.

Hero Cosmetics Mighty Patch

 

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You’ve probably seen the hero Cosmetics Mighty Patch either while shopping in Target or just while scrolling down your social media feed – these patches have definitely been the go-to for getting rid of breakouts with ease. And even are available in a matte patch options (best for wearing with makeup) and invisible option for “undetectable daytime wear.”

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