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Pimple Patches are the Secret to Zapping Zits in Style

No matter how on point your skincare routine is – even if you’re using the best products and tools ­– everyone gets the occasional breakout or pimple. Is there anything more bothersome than a blemish popping up on your face out of nowhere? If you’re looking to get rid of the zit ASAP, it’s tempting to pick at or pop that pimple – but it’s the worst thing you can do for your skin. Popping a pimple can release bacteria deeper into the skin causing more problems and can sometimes result in permanent scarring. Since that option is off the table, what’s a guy or gal supposed to do when uninvited acne appears? Enter your zit-zapping savoir: the pimple patch! Read on to learn what pimple patches are, how acne patches work, and the best pimple patches SkinGym has to offer.

 

What Are Pimple Patches?

Pimple patches, also known as acne patches, are spot treatments used to clear acne and regain a radiant complexion. These small stickers contain blemish fighting ingredients to reduce and minimize whitehead pimples. A pimple patch is the best way to target the pimple without subjecting the rest of your skin to the drying ingredients needed to zap that zit. It also covers the blemish, so despite your best efforts you won’t be able to pick at your pimple. The best part is, they couldn’t be easier to use! After cleansing the skin, apply the pimple patch directly on your blemish to wear overnight or for at least six hours.

 

 

Do Pimple Patches Actually Work?

Pimple patches sound too good to be true so the skeptic in you might be wondering; how do pimple patches work? The best acne patches contain the ingredient hydrocolloid. Hydrocolloid is a gel-like substance that heals wounds and absorbs oil, dirt, and any other fluids in the blemish. The longer the patch stays on your pimple, the more impurities it can draw out. Acne patches work on most whiteheads. They will reduce the size and redness the more often you wear them but unfortunately, they won’t get rid of all pimples overnight – particularly more severe acne. Hydrocolloid patches for acne aren’t an effective treatment for other types of blemishes like blackheads or cystic acne.

 

 

Our Best Pimple Patches for a Clear Complexion

If you want to get rid of your acne quickly, you need the best pimple patches at your disposal. Say hello to our Bye-Bye Zits Acne Patches! The Bye-Bye-Zits Acne Patches contain that magical ingredient hydrocolloid along with salicylic acid. Salicylic acid allows the skin to shed its dead cells and decreases inflammation to expedite the healing process. This set of patches works double duty by pulling oil and impurities from the pimple and surrounding pores and speeding up the healing process to clear the blemish briskly. The combination of these two ingredients gives the pimple patches maximum strength to zap zits and reduce and minimize breakouts. Not only are these patches powerful – they’re also adorable! The set comes with patches in a variety of shapes including the traditional circles, hearts, diamonds, and butterflies. From fashion to function, in our humble opinion they’re the best pimple patch out there to banish blemishes and allow your clear complexion to return.

 

 

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