I don't know one person who bursts with joy whenever she spots a pimple on her face. I also hate it when I see a zit. After everything I've done for my skin—the consistent skincare routine, regular facials, and other good beauty habits—it still chooses to ~betray~ me. But slowly, I'm coming to peace with pimples. They're inevitable; I get it. Also, it is true that having a zit is completely normal. I don't need to let it ruin my day.
To help us get through this *difficult* stage (cue dramatic music, LOL), may I suggest that we create a pimple care kit that we can turn to every time we have a zit emergency? These are the makeup and skincare items we'll include inside the kit:
A toner is essential to lifting leftover dirt your facial wash may have missed. It refines the pores and leaves the skin feeling fresh. It also balances the skin’s pH after washing the face, therefore strengthening the skin barrier. A healthy skin barrier = fewer breakouts.Continue reading below ↓Recommended Videos
A'pieu Nonco Tea Tree Toner, P565, LazadaContinue reading below ↓
Kylaz Spot Off Treatment, P670, BeautyMNLContinue reading below ↓
The Ordinary Lactic Acid 10% + HA 2%, P700, Go Bloom and GlowContinue reading below ↓
This clever invention heals a pimple while keeping it disguised from the public eye. The translucent colloidal patch goes invisible on the skin—no one will ever suspect that you've got an angry zit on your cheek!
COSRX Acne Pimple Master Patch, P200, Watsons
Full coverage concealer
Bring out the big guns and camouflage a nasty zit with a pigmented concealer. Choose a formula that comes in your exact skin tone so it can seamlessly blend in.
L'Oréal Paris Infallible Full Wear Concealer, P450, LazadaContinue reading below ↓
Go for a double-duty product like a pimple-clearing concealer. Look for ingredients like tea tree oil, salicylic acid, and witch hazel on the label, or lean towards items that outright say "acne-clearing."
The Body Shop Matte Clay Concealer, P550, LazadaContinue reading below ↓
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