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Drying out the zit while keeping it moisturized

Drying out the zit while keeping it moisturized

First, support the skin barrier with a non-comedogenic moisturizer that contains the trifecta of these soothing ingredients: humectants to moisturize the skin, emollients to seal in hydration and occlusives to reduce friction.

Most pimple treatments decrease your skin's natural oil production, so it's important that a moisturizer be there as a buffer for your skin to tolerate the harsh acne regimen. 

2. Once you have your hydrating base, use a good spot treatment to dry out the zit. Why spot treat? The goal is to dry out the pimples, not your whole face.


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