Acne

Alba Botanica Fast Fix for a Pimple spot treatment Review

This spot treatment includes some irritating ingredients that could make it too drying for some people with sensitive skin.

Who doesn’t love a good spot treatment? I’ve tried many kinds over the years—ones that contain salicylic acid, others that use benzoyl peroxide, ones that are clear gels, others that are thick pastes—but I like the ones that contain sulfur the most (even though they smell the worst). Alba Botanica Fast Fix for a Pimple spot treatment is one such spot treatment, and it’s also tinted. Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients.

The Ordinary Rose Hip Seed Oil Review

If you have acne-prone skin, try mixing a few drops of this oil into your nighttime moisturizer—you won't regret it.

Does anyone else think that “rose hips” are weird? If roses have hips, do they also have their own version of the Shakira song, because their hips don’t lie? All jokes aside, I had no idea that rose hips were actually used for so many things before I first heard about them on /r/SkincareAddiction. People raved about rose hip seed oil’s benefits for acne-prone skin, so I decided to give The Ordinary Rose Hip Seed Oil a try. It has quickly become one of my favorite go-to…

Dr. Lin Acne Spot Corrector Review

This treatment claims to fade dark marks associated with acne, but I don't think it lives up to that claim.

Every few months, I get a big, angry pimple that refuses to subside (either in size or redness) for weeks at a time. When you get a pimple like that, there’s nothing you can really do except apply a pimple patch or a benzoyl peroxide spot treatment at night, and hope that the pimple gods smile upon you eventually. Dr. Lin Acne Spot Corrector is one of the spot treatments I’ve tried, and it falls somewhere in the middle of the spectrum between “totally useless” and…