Five best beauty products for problem skin

Beauty 100: From acne, redness to dark spots and more, these products will help you fix your biggest skin woes

Avène Eau Thermale Redness Relief Dermo-Cleansing Milk

Suffer from red flare-ups on your face? No problem. Can’t seem to get rid of blemishes, shine and dark spots? It’s nothing to panic about. Experience such extreme dryness that your skin is cracking? Don’t worry. Here are our five best problem solvers; they’ll literally save your skin.

Chatelaine Beauty 100 logo


 
Chatelaine Beauty 100 logo

Flare-up fighter: Avène Eau Thermale Redness Relief Dermo-Cleansing Milk, $30.

If you have red-prone skin, this is the best face cleanser for you. Its infusion of soothing and healing thermale water gently cleans your face while softening and cooling your skin.

La Roche-Posay Lipikar Baume AP


 
La Roche-Posay Lipikar Baume AP

Dry defense: La Roche-Posay Lipikar Baume AP, $25.

An all-over body lotion specially formulated for extremely dry skin. The brand’s dermatologists will tell you that it stops itching, soothes irritations and deeply hydrates — all with application.

Yes to Tomatoes Roller Ball Spot Stick


 
Yes to Tomatoes Roller Ball Spot Stick

Blemish buster: Yes to Tomatoes Roller Ball Spot Stick, $11.

All grown up and still seeing spots? It makes us see red, tomato red, thankfully. Yes to Tomatoes Roller Ball Spot Stick zaps zits on the spot with its 95-percent natural, paraben- and phthalate-free formula of salicylic acid and witch hazel.


 

Shine minimizer: NeoStrata Toning Solution Level 1 Acne Care, $27.

This effective facial toner contains eight percent glycolic acid to remove the bacteria and dead skin cells that help promote acne. It also eliminates shine, without over drying or stripping your skin of its natural oils.


 

Spot remover: Vichy ProEven Daily Dark Spot Corrector, $44.

Wish your face had an even-looking skin tone? Vichy ProEven Daily Dark Spot Corrector helps fade age, sun and acne spots with a healthy dose of vitamin C, ceramides and skin brighteners.

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