Hormonal breakouts plague even those with "perfect" skin. I get them on my chin at least once a month, and they seem to come out of nowhere.
I had an impromptu chat with a dermatologist, and she told me that changes in our cycles are usually to blame for that one painful blemish that pops up in our cheek and chin areas. But she did offer a word of advice for stopping them around our periods — cut back on sugar and dairy the week before since those two elements can cause inflammation in the body. Now, that we have that bit of advice, how do we combat them in the meantime? Pimple patches.
Pimple patches seem to be all the rage these days, and the reviews say they actually work. You can find them everywhere, including Amazon. I found six of the highest rated patches that you can have shipping right to your door with two-day Prime shipping.
For $10, you can get 80 patches and keep those ugly cystic pimples at bay. Users of this patch say that in just one use overnight you can see a difference. Not to mention, Auslka offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
If you're looking for a pimple patch-free of parabens, phthalates or synthetic fragrances Alba Botanica's 40-count pimple patches, make an excellent option.
Sakura's Pimple Patches are said to reduce the redness of blemishes and can be used under makeup to keep the pimple clean.
Offering 72 patches for $11 bucks makes these a steal. Like other brands, they protect blemishes from the elements (and picking) and come in two sizes.
If you have a whitehead that has come to a head, Mighty Patch is here to save the day, well, your skin since they use the highest grade of hydrocolloid that helps extract pus from whiteheads.
Rael Acne Pimple Healing Patch
This brand is a reviewer favorite since they say you can get 24 hours out of one patch, and "removes fluid in pimples fast."
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