Five products for problem skin
Written by Ayesha Khan
In the new world order, photoshopped images depict flawless faces and make the pursuit of beautiful skin attainable in our virtual reality. In the real world these five breakthrough products allow you to live that fantasy.
Estée Lauder’s Clear Difference Complexion Perfecting BB Cremewith SPF 35 is a unique lightweight formula that hydrates, protects, and perfects the skin with three sheer shades for a flawless look. This multifunctional BB creme complements the Clear Difference blemish treatment system, which simultaneously reduces the formation of new spots.
Clinique’s Anti-Blemish Clinical Clearing Gelutilises a 4-in-1 Clearing Complex for the treatment and prevention of acne. With a winning combination of salicylic acid (for exfoliating dead skin), laminaria saccharina (for oil control), and calming sea whip extract, this quick-drying gel will leave your skin clear and renewed within days.
For a primer that works all day to render your skin blemish free, look no further than Smashbox’s Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control. Salicylic acid (2%) fights spot formation while oil-free hydration is added to the skin. Perfect under any foundation, this primer continues to work on clearing the skin, and the difference is visible in just two weeks.
Neal’s Yard Remedies’ Mahonia Clear Skin Formulaand Clarifying Skin Gel offer a holistic, natural approach to the care of problem skin, addressing the root cause to clear skin from within. Mixed with water and taken three times daily, the Mahonia Clear Skin Formula tonic works on cleansing the system, while the Clarifying Mahonia Skin Gel minimises the appearance of blemishes thanks to its unique blend of antibacterial plant extracts.