Acne plasters, or spot stickers – do they work and which ones are the best?

Although they have the super cool nickname of pimple patches (or of course acne stickers), they’re actually called hydrocolloid bandages. If you haven’t heard of hydrocolloid technology, it’s what’s used in blister plasters to help cushion painful sores on the skin and “suck out” the fluid inside, so that the plaster absorbs it, instead of the blister popping and scarring the skin.

In pimple terms, this hydrocolloid technology works in exactly the same way. Their cellulose base not only helps to absorb fluid from the blemish, but also keep damaging bacteria and excess water out, so the spot has time to dry and heal.

Some of them rely on simply hydrocolloid technology (which absolutely works perfectly), but if you had some more stubborn spots you couldn’t shift, some of them also contain popular blemish-fighting ingredients such as Salicylic Acid and Benzoyl Peroxide. While some skin types can be sensitive to these ingredients, the good news about acne stickers is that they contain such tiny doses, they make a difference without irritation.

One product of choice has to be the CosRX Acne Master Pimple Patches, which have become a beauty blogger favourite. Not only are they super affordable, but they work brilliantly, and hail straight from the country who developed these little miracle circles.

A little more down the premium skincare line are the Peter Thomas Roth Acne Patches, which are also enriched with Salicylic Acid to help fight bigger and more inflamed spots at their source.

The Sarah Chapman Skinesis SOS Spot Stickers come from one of the most trusted facialists in the beauty industry, and contain Vitamin C to help fight dark marks and pigmentation; reducing the appearance of scarring post blemish.

Repost // Sarah Chapman Skinesis – facials fit for a Duchess

To get flawless skin like our newest Duchess of Sussex it takes commitment, a good diet, high quality products and lashings of expert facials.  Sarah Chapman is the lady behind Meghan’s incredible skin – through regular facials and her wonder products Sarah can work, well, wonders!  And Meghan isn’t the only Royal to utilise Sarah’s skills along with many a celebrity such as Victoria Beckham who books in once a month.

If your suffering from particularly difficult skin, or just want a bit of a luxury treat before your big day then I can highly recommend Sarah and her team x

http://www.sarahchapman.net/

Sarah Chapman Skinesis – facials fit for a Duchess

To get flawless skin like our newest Duchess of Sussex it takes commitment, a good diet, high quality products and lashings of expert facials.  Sarah Chapman is the lady behind Meghan’s incredible skin – through regular facials and her wonder products Sarah can work, well, wonders!  And Meghan isn’t the only Royal to utilise Sarah’s skills along with many a celebrity such as Victoria Beckham who books in once a month.

If your suffering from particularly difficult skin, or just want a bit of a luxury treat before your big day then I can highly recommend Sarah and her team x

http://www.sarahchapman.net/