Everything You Need to Know About Acne Healing Dots

Healing your acne these days has gotten a whole lot easier, thanks to the surge in blemish-fixing patches that are as incognito as they are effective.

While pimple patches aren't a solution to a legitimate acne problem, they are a really solid option if you need a quick fix for that occasional hormonal zit or those painful under the ground pimples you can feel well before they break the skin. Acne patches are small, lightweight, overnight miracle workers that specifically target the blemish zone with strong BHAs including salicylic acid, which speed up blemish healing time tremendously!

Intrigued? Ahead, we're rounding up the hardest working pimple patches in town.

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ZitSticka: $29

As if the name wasn't cheeky enough, the Killa Zit is powered with the brand'tiny micro darts that, "self-dissolve and flood the epicentre of your upcoming zit with targeted ingredients, clearing the upcoming drama before it blows up. " These are great when you can feel a pimple coming but don't see anything on the surface yet.

Killa Zit Patch

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Peter Thomas Roth Acne Clear Invisible Dots: $30

Peter Thomas Roth's clear acne patches are brilliant! They have concentrated .5% salicylic acid to heal blemishes overnight, along with tea tree oil and hyaluronic acid. They come in two sizes so you can choose which size works best for your pimple, and they're clear, so you really can't even tell you're wearing them. This makes them perfect for running errands or chill time during the weekend.

Peter Thomas Roth Acne Clear Patches

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Peace Out Acne Healing Dots: $19

Peace Out patches not only have a cute name (and even cuter packaging), they created a breakthrough blemish-healing dot that's the first of its kind, to combine healing hydrocolloid technology with active anti-acne ingredients to minimize breakouts overnight. 


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Mighty Patch Hydrocolloid Acne Absorbing Spot Dot: $12.50

Mighty Patch Acne Patches are made with hydrocolloid, which is a fluid absorbing agent that draws out pus and other impurities from your pimple. Gross, right? These little dots reduce blemish size and speed up the healing process. Plus you get 36 dots for just under $15.

mighty patch

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skyn ICELAND Blemish Dots: $48

These award-winning and innovative, adhesive gel patches deliver a potent combo of acne-fighting ingredients to banish those blemishes. You'll also notice less redness and inflammation which is a nice plus.

skin iceland

(via Derm Store)


COSRX Clear Fix Master Patch: $6

COSRX is a Korean Beauty brand that gained a cult following in the acne category for their fast acting formulas that work. Such is the case with their clear fix master patch which heals pimples almost overnight. Another cool quality is that these are paper thin, so you can put makeup over the patch if needed.

Corsx patches

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And while we're talking about quick fixes, HERE'S how to complete a morning skincare routine even when you're lazy!