A Spot treatment delivers powerful acne and blemish fighting ingredients. It will reduce redness and relieve the pain and swelling of pimples. Spot treatments will dissolve impurities blocking the pores that initially caused the breakout. It will make pimples and spots disappear quickly without damaging or irritating the skin.
Which spot treatment should I use?
There are several types of spot treatments on the market such as, liquid solutions, gels, creams and patches. Patches are great as they will protect your skin from outdoor damaging factors. No matter the texture you go for, look out for the ingredients and formula that will suit your skin type. A few ingredients are known to be the best for spot treatments. Tea tree oil is a mild yet efficient component that will dry out pimples without irritating the skin, perfect for normal, sensitive, oily and combination skins. Thicker skins may want to make use of AHA and BHA to unclog the resistant pores causing the blemish. To soothe, repair and recreate the natural skin barrier, look for a product that contains centella asiatica. Centella asiatica will help dry skin recover quickly from breakouts.
How should I use spot treatments?
Spot treatment is step 6 of your Korean Skincare routine. Apply it after your essence and before your face mask. Spot treatment can be combined with other treatments as they are usually applied locally on the pimple. Gel and creams should be applied using a small amount directly on the pimple. Liquid solutions are best used on a cotton pad or a Q tip, gently patting the spot and area around it. Finally for an effortless and convenient treatment, use a pimple patch, stick it directly on the spot, get a goodnight sleep and remove it in the morning.