If your middle school years were defined by trying to hide your pimple-prone skin, you aren’t alone, girlfriend. Let’s just put it this way: If Insta existed back then, it would require an expert amount of filtering. Luckily, as a grown up, you’ve got things mostly under control — mostly. Now when a breakout strikes, you employ your go-to skin-saving strategy to get rid of zits fast. But, to help your complexion fully recover to its radiant glory, look to these post-acne products stat.
1. Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution ($50): Even if you’ve freed yourself of breakouts at this point, you might still be dealing with scars and dark spots from the past. This powerful solution helps even the playing field of your skin’s appearance with a brighter and more radiant complexion.
2. SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic Serum ($165): Environmental stressors can still cause acne as a grown up. A daytime, vitamin-rich serum can serve as a barrier of protection. Bonus: You’ll totally love how firm and bright your complexion will look after you start using it.
3. Fresh Seaberry Moisturizing Face Oil ($52): If your skin is prone to blemishes, it might seem like a big no-no to put more oil anywhere near your T-zone. But if you use any medication containing retinols, you prob deal with serious dryness. Unlike moisturizers that hang out on the surface of your skin, face oils quickly absorb for a smooth finish.
4. Dr. Jart + Brightening Infusion Hydrogel Mask ($8): These beauties will help get you that summertime glow you’re after and feel super hydrating to boot. Plus, hanging out with your mask on is like a day at the spa. Bring on the cucumber water.
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