As frustrating as it can be, getting spots is all part and parcel of life. Nobody is immune from getting at least the odd pimple, and that includes the world's most famous celebrities - just recently, Keke Palmer shared a powerful post about her battle with acne.
It's an inconvenient truth that an angry, red and painful blemish tends to pop up at the worst possible time. Which is why we always keep a stash of spot patches handy – and it looks like they're a go-to in Hailey Bieber's skincare routine (opens in new tab), too.
The star recently took to Instagram Stories to share a photo wearing the super popular Starface Hydro Stars, which almost make having a spot fun. (We did say almost.) And as well as being an effective blemish fighter, at just shy of $15 for your first box, they're seriously accessible too.
These fun yellow patches are made from 100% hydrocolloid, a substance that provides a protective barrier over your blemish to keep dirt and nasties out and help prevent infections – as well as stopping you from picking. The brand notes that it is also clinically proven to absorb fluid from any pesky spots. Winner!
Once you've used up the contents of your snazzy, bright yellow box, you then purchase refill packs when you're in need of a restock. There's also a Hello Kitty x Starface (opens in new tab) collaboration, which, take our word for it, is one of the cutest things you'll ever see. And, if you're not about that patch life and believe in popping, here's how to pop a pimple the right way.
What's more, you'll also save 10% off the usual price if you sign up for a refill of Hydro Stars every one to three months. We do love a bargain!
If your skin is struggling with significant breakouts at the moment, this is the best skincare routine for acne-prone skin (opens in new tab), according to a top dermatologist.
Brb, off to buy ourselves more Starface...
Lucy is a beauty journalist who has written for titles including Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, OK!, woman&home and Women's Health, as well as regularly contributing to My Imperfect Life. Her work covers everything from skin and haircare tips to trying and testing the latest beauty launches, and interviewing celebrities and experts. A certified dog person, her other interests include mental wellbeing, books, piña coladas and not getting caught in the rain.
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