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Out Damn Spots!

Before running for a cortisone shot, try one of these editor-approved spot removers instead.

  • Out Damn Spots! - Indie Lee Blemish Lotion
  • Out Damn Spots! - Renée Rouleau Anti-Cyst Treatment
  • Out Damn Spots! - Biologique Recherche P50
  • Out Damn Spots! - Aesop Control,
  • Out Damn Spots! - Glamglow Supermud Clearing Treatment
  • Out Damn Spots! - Murad Acne Spot Fast Fix
  • Out Damn Spots! - Mario Badescu Silver Powder
  • Out Damn Spots! - Sisley Intensive Dark Spot Corrector
  • Out Damn Spots! - Origins Clear Improvement Charcoal Mask
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  1. 1/11

    “I dab on this magical pink lotion when I feel the slightest hint of a blemish. It makes me feel like I’m a teen all over again, until I wake up to a clear complexion.” – Mia Adorante, Assistant Beauty Editor

    Indie Lee Blemish Lotion, $26, indielee.com.

  2. 2/11

    “There is nothing like Renee Rouleau’s Anti-Cyst Treatment. Combined with a skin-friendly diet (cutting down on dairy and sugar, eating more walnuts and almonds), it totally eliminated my cystic acne.” – Sue Williamson, Digital Editor

    Renée Rouleau Anti-Cyst Treatment, $42, reneerouleau.com.

  3. 3/11

    “A little swipe clears up spots AND imparts a renewed smoothness to the area. I get anxious when I don’t have a bottle of P50 around. – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director

    Biologique Recherche P50 Lotion, $61, biologique-recherche.com.

  4. 4/11

    “Small enough to store in my bag, this little wonder is how I stay calm when my complexion is not.” – Kat Herriman, Digital Editorial Assistant

    Aesop Control, $23, aesop.com.

  5. 5/11

    “This mud mask keeps spots at bay." – Sarah Leon, Senior Digital Editor

    Glamglow Supermud Clearing Treatment, $69, sephora.com.

  6. 6/11

    “Murad’s pimple treatment is strong enough to knock a pimple out in a day, yet it doesn't make my skin feel dry.” – Emilia Petrarca, Associate Digital Editor

    Murad Acne Spot Fast Fix, $18, murad.com.

  7. 7/11
  8. 8/11

    "It's like the Magic Eraser of masks." - Zachary Etheart, Community Manager

    Mario Badescu Silver Powder, $12, nordstrom.com.

  9. 9/11

    “This intensive treatment works like magic on spots. I dab it on, and it helps to both conceal and alleviate.” – Gillian Sagansky, Assistant to the Editor in Chief

    Sisley Intensive Dark Spot Corrector, $165, sisley-paris.com.

  10. 10/11

    “This is a great mask for when my skin is feeling congested, but I also love to dab it on the second I see a spot appear. It definitely accelerates a disappearance act.” – Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer

    Origins Clear Improvement Charcoal Mask, $25, origins.com.

  11. 11/11