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The Skincare Products You Need To Treat Acne-Prone Complexions

Acne-prone skin calls for two types of skincare products: one that doesn’t irritate skin and another that helps to unclog pores (because acne can be caused by the overproduction of oils which leads to clogged pores and results in an increase of bacteria on the skin’s surface). Here, the best acne-fighting beauty products to get now.

#1: Etude House Soon Jung 5.5 Relief Toner, $28.90
The new Etude House Soon Jung line is targeted to those with sensitive skin. This toner is formulated with medicinal scutellaria baicalensis root extract to relieve, revitalise and soothe irritated skin which in turn prevents the formation of pimples. #2: Skin Inc Vitamin C Serum, $68
With a potent combination of vitamin C, B6 and E, this helps to minimise the appearance pores and balances out sebum production. It also evens out skin tone and fades acne scars. #3: Fresh Umbrian Clay Oil-Free Lotion, $65
This contains meadowsweet extract to help control oil and shine as well as vitamins C and E, and green tea extract which are powerful antioxidants that defend against harmful particles. #4: Kiehl's Breakout Control Acne Treatment Facial Lotion, $80
This not only prevents the formation of acne but also soothes skin and reduce dullness. It also contains gentle exfoliating acids which remove dead surface skin cells for an overall clearer and brighter looking complexion. #5: Origins Zero Oil Deep Pore Cleanser with Saw Palmetto and Mint, $41
This foam cleanser eliminates excess oil and shine without stripping away skin’s moisture to lessen the likelihood of breakouts and blackheads. #6: Clinique Anti-Blemish All Over Clearing Treatment, $43
This lightweight, medicated formula helps treat existing acne and prevent future breakouts, while also creating a barrier against acne-causing agents. #7: Cosrx One Step Pimple Clear Pads, $20.60, Watsons
These pads are very travel-friendly and are great for those with sensitive skin. It helps to hydrate skin, unclog pores, regulate sebum production and prevent the formation of acne. Like this? Check out all the anti-ageing serums, creams and other skincare products, the top Korean sunscreens to get now and the brightening masks you need to achieve a radiant complexion.