• The Best Acne Treatments Under P500
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  • When it comes to pimples, the best way to avoid scars and dark marks is by not picking or squeezing them. But that doesn't mean you should completely leave them alone! Below, the eight affordable acne treatments that will help your pimples disappear and heal faster.

    1. Belo AcnePro Pimple Gel

      The star ingredient in this gel is purified bee venom, which calms pimples down without drying out your skin.

      Belo AcnePro Pimple Gel, Php149.75, Watsons

    2. Pond's Anti-Acne Leave-On Gel

      Aside from getting rid of acne-causing bacteria, this leave-on gel feels cool upon application, which instantly soothes the red bump!

       

       

      Pond's Anti-Acne Leave-On Gel, Php180, Zalora

    3. Human Nature Acne Defense Solution Gel

      The best way to use this non-stinging and cruelty-free treatment is by applying it on the areas where you feel like a pimple's about to pop up. It will stop it in its tracks!

       

       

      Human Nature Acne Defense Solution Gel, Php199.75, Robinsons Supermarket

    4. COSRX Clear Fit Master Patch

      If you couldn't resist the urge to pop your pimple, immediately clean the affected area, and put this acne patch on. When you wake up the next day, your pimple will be flat and pus-free!

       

       

       

      COSRX Clear Fit Master Patch, Php200, The Skincare Curator

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    5. Benzac Spots Treatment 5%

      With five percent benzoyl peroxide, it properly cleans out clogged pores. FYI, this tends to be drying on the skin so make sure you only put it on the pimples themselves.

      Benzac Spots Treatment 5%, Php345.75/15g, Mercury Drug

    6. Celeteque Acne Spot Corrector Gel

      To help the gel penetrate deeper into a pimple, Celeteque's treatment is formulated with BHA and PHA to help exfoliate skin and dry up the blemish!

       

       

      Celeteque Acne Spot Corrector Gel, Php449/15ml, The SM Store

    7. Snoe Shoo-Zit! Dip & Dry Acne Drying Lotion

      This can serve as an affordable alternative to another famous drying lotion Just like the OG drying lotion, this also has salicylic acid and calamine.

       

       

      Snoe Shoo-Zit! Dip & Dry Acne Drying Lotion, Php449, Robinsons Forum

    8. The Body Shop Tea Tree Oil

      Tea tree oil is famous for making zits go away. Since it's an essential oil, you only need the tiniest bit for each zit. But you can also dilute it with a carrier oil, such as argan oil, jojoba oil, and rosehip oil, to prevent irritation.

       

       

      The Body Shop Tea Tree Oil, Php495/10ml, Lazada

     

    This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph.

    * Minor edits have been made by the Smartparenting.com.ph editors.

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