For those who get blemishes (just about everyone, right), you want it to go away–fast. Most blemish spot treatments formulated to speed up the healing process are meant to be used at night and/or aren’t compatible under daytime makeup. Our Daytime Blemish Gel is specifically formulated for use under makeup to encourage a quick recovery for blemishes.
The product: Daytime Blemish Gel is used during the day when makeup is worn and exposure to environmental pollutants is high to provide an invisible “seal” to prevent dirt and debris from getting into the blemish openings, while assisting in a faster recovery. Blemishes be gone!
–Salicylic Acid (BHA) – gently exfoliates and purifies within pore (Read more about salicylic acid)
-Tea Tree Oil – anti-bacterial essential oil to keep pores clean…
-Dipotassium Glycyrrhizinate – calming agent from licorice to soothe redness
-Green Tea – soothes redness, anti-inflammatory
How to properly care for a blemish:
What NOT to do: Do not pick at it the minute you feel it coming up, but rather wait until the infection is ready to come out. Why? If you “attack” it right away when the infection isn’t ready to come out yet, you start injuring the surrounding skin which will result in a scar. What most people usually do is immediately start putting topical spot drying treatments on the blemish and although it’s drying out the skin, it’s not drying out the infection, because the infection hasn’t reached the surface yet. After a day or two when the infection DOES come up to the surface, you have to squeeze it and although you can get the infection out, the surrounding dry skin is also peeling off as well. This results in a post-breakout red mark/scar that will now linger for months. This is worse than the blemish itself!
What WILL help: The key is to leave the blemish alone and DO NOT touch the skin until the infection has reached the surface, which is usually 1-2 days after the blemish first appears. Then you can carefully wrap your fingers and gently try to squeeze out the infection. Remember the rule: three strikes and you’re out! If the infection doesn’t come out after three tries, leave it alone and try again the next day. Once you do get the infection out, THEN apply Renée Rouleau Daytime Blemish Gel because now it can really get into the skin and heal up any remaining infection. The goal with any blemish is preventing a red mark that lingers for months.
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