Spot treatment

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.

Burt's Bees Blemish Stick Review

This acne spot treatment has been discontinued and replaced with a new 'complexion' stick. Which one is better?

I love a good acne spot treatment. Sometimes I think it’s more for psychological benefit than anything else—just completing the action of sticking something onto a big fat pimple is enough to temporarily make me feel better about that unwanted intruder. Even so, I have yet to come across a spot treatment that I love. AcneFree’s sulfur mask is a rinse-off treatment that will do in a pinch, but I haven’t been able to find a leave-on spot treatment that does the trick. A few years…

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…