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Which pimple patches are best for me?

Which pimple patches are best for me?
Penny Lafferty
Writer and expert1 year ago
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Pimple patches are the latest trend sweeping our TikTok FYP, promising to minimise the look of blemishes for a less-aggravated complexion. And, while we were sceptical to begin with, it turns out there’s a whole world of spot stickers out there, ready and waiting to soothe the appearance of redness and swelling. So, if you’re looking to reignite your complexion confidence, we’ve got something to suit every blemish, from whiteheads to acne scars…

What are the best pimple patches?

PURIFIDE by Acnecide 3-in-1 Power Patch

Soothe the appearance of angry blemishes with Acnecide’s 3-in-1 Spot Patches. Powered with a calming blend of salicylic acid and Canadian willowherb, the spot stickers help to visibly minimise the look of redness and breakouts. These ultra-thin spot patches blur the appearance of blemish marks and help prevent picking at your skin.

COSRX Acne Pimple Master Patch – 24 Patches

Spots and blemishes are a right of passage for most women – but luckily COSRX is on hand to battle even the peskiest of imperfections. No matter the size of your blemish, the COSRX Pimple Patches feature three different sizes to help minimise the look of blemishes, redness and inflammation. They can even be worn under foundation, thanks to the clear, undetectable finish!

What’s more, target even larger areas with the COSRX Master Patch Intensive.

Sarah Chapman Skinesis Spot SOS Stickers – 20 stickers

Blemish-prone skin types, it’s time to discover the Sarah Chapman SOS Stickers. Loved by celebrities (including One Direction’s Niall Horan!), the spot stickers are powered by salicylic acid, vitamins and actives to help reduce the look of blemishes while minimising the risk of picking. Plus, they arrive with a handy travel case, perfect for on-the-go application.

Zitsticka Hyperface Microdart Blur Patch

The only thing more annoying than getting a blemish? Getting a blemish mark! We’re forever thanking our lucky stars for the Zitsticka Hyperfade Microdart Blur Patches, a fast-acting, targeted treatment for post-blemish dark spots. The clever sticker features 24 self-dissolving microdarts that disappear within 2 hours of application, topped with hyaluronic acid, niacinamide and vitamin C to dilute the appearance of discolouration caused by blemishes.

BH Cosmetics Acne Patch – 26 Pimple Patches

Make your spots a fashion statement with these hydrocolloid patches by BH Cosmetics, designed to draw out impurities without over-drying the skin. Starring a range of designs to suit your every mood, the spot stickers help to diminish the appearance of blemishes for a clearer-looking complexion.

DISCIPLE Skincare What Spot? Dot?

Powered by BHA favourite, salicylic acid, the DISCIPLE Skincare Spot Dots are designed to reduce the look of imperfections, promoting a purified look and feel. Plus, they’re even topped with hyaluronic acid to help avoid drying out the area, keeping it well hydrated. Best used overnight!

Holika Holika AC Mild Yellow Spot Patch

All those prone to picking, say I! Keep fingers away from face with this clever spot sticker by Holika Holika, designed specifically for ready-to-pop pimples. Perfect for overnight use, the patch covers the blemish area, protecting it from external impurities while delivering a surge of soothing benefits to help deflate your imperfections by the time you wake.

Holika Holika AC MILD Red Spot Patch

Struggling with red, angry spots that need a serious bit of TLC? Soaked in a special bacteria-eliminating extract, these targeted blemish patches help to calm the look of stressed-out areas while minimising the risk of dryness, thanks to a skin-loving blend of tea tree oil and salicylic acid.

I Heart Revolution Mini Heartbreakers Spot Stickers – 36 Stickers

Show your spots some love with these vegan blemish patches. Perfect for blemish-prone skin types, the spot stickers are enriched with salicylic acid and soothing tea tree oil, working to draw out dirt while minimising the look of redness for a calmer complexion.

Revolution Good Vibes Cannabis Sativa Skin Harmony Patches – 15 Stickers

Put the fun back into your skincare routine with Revolution Harmony Patches. Giving good vibes only, the spot stickers are great for breakouts, helping to soothe the targeted area with a calming fusion of cannabis sativa and salicylic acid. Wear day or night to help hide your blemishes!

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Penny Lafferty
Writer and expert
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