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Breakouts Be Gone: The Best Face Masks for Treating Acne

Acne Facial Mask by Grace &
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* Innovative acne-fighting masks to battle pesky breakouts
* Achieve clearer, healthier skin
* Snail masks, clay masks, light therapy masks and more

Let’s face it: for some of us, dealing with acne doesn’t get any easier with age. The reality is that many people are still battling those pesky breakouts in their 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond. Finding the right blemish treatment that’s effective but not overly-drying is almost as frustrating as the actual pimples themselves. Read ahead to see our suggestions for the best acne-fighting face masks with reliable skin-clearing properties to keep your face blemish-free.

1. Therapeutic Sulfur Mask by AcneFree

Proven to be a natural and effective acne treatment, this sulfur mask is ideal for oily, acne-prone skin to help unclog pores thanks to nourishing ingredients like vitamin C and zinc to help minimize the appearance of pores.

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2. Acne Facial Mask by Grace & Stella Co.

Filled with blemish-fighting and hydrating ingredients like salicylic acid, honeysuckle and jojoba oil, this one-of-a-kind Acne Facial Sheet Mask will nourish and smooth uneven skin caused by common skin ailments like pimples, rashes and skin allergies.

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3. Snail Jelly Mask by Skederm

The Snail Jelly Mask harnesses the healing powers of k-beauty favorite, snail mucin. Snail secretion is filled with powerful nutrients proven to help with acne and nourish dry skin, and it also expedites tissue repair over time.

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4. Effaclar Clay Face Mask by La Roche-Posay

This 2-in-1 mask is formulated with gentle clay to help eliminate excess oil and remove impurities from the pores that causes acne and blackheads.

 

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5. Light Therapy Acne Treatment Mask by Neutrogena

This nontraditional “mask” revolutionizes the way you treat acne using the power of LED light therapy. Its clinically proven technology has been tested by dermatologists and is an innovative way to clear acne and improve skin’s overall appearance thanks to its advanced red and blue light therapy. The blue light targets acne-causing bacteria while the red light reduces acne inflammation and combats signs of aging.

 

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6. Cystic Acne Spot Treatment by TreeActiv

Packed with powerful all-natural ingredients like bentonite clay, witch hazel, peppermint water and aloe vera, this effective spot treatment gently calms acne flare ups from the inside out. With continued use, you’ll be able to eliminate existing acne while preventing future breakouts by keeping the pores clean and reducing redness.

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7. Clarifying Mask by Murad

This weekly treatment for acne-prone skin features a natural clay-based formula that calms skin, reduces irritation and minimizes breakouts.

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