When In My Routine Should I Apply An Acne Spot Treatment?


For those that deal with blemishes and use blemish spot treatments, when combined with all the other products you may be using, it can be hard to determine at what point in your skin care routine to apply an acne spot treatment. Here’s the best time in the routine to use your blemish product to get the most benefits.

If your acne spot treatment goes on clear (such as our Anti-Cyst Treatment, Post-Breakout Fading Gel and Daytime Blemish Gel), it can be used during the day. Many spot treatments, however, have a white color to them that make them best used at night.

For morning use: Perform your normal skin care routine (cleanser, toner, serum, and moisturizer/sunscreen), let the skin dry for a couple minutes, and then dampen a cotton swab or tissue and lightly wipe the affected area. Next, apply the spot treatment, let it dry, and proceed with makeup. The idea here is that you want the active ingredients of the product to be able to properly penetrate into the skin which is why you wipe away your previous products…

For nighttime use: At night, you’ll essentially do the same thing. Perform your regular routine, and in the last step, you’ll wipe the affected area and apply the spot treatment.

So there you have it, the perfect time to apply your acne spot treatment for maximum results is just a quick step in the quest for beautiful, glowing skin.

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