Skip Nav
14 Instagram Accounts All Nail Addicts Should Follow Immediately
Crowns by Christy
This Is What Would Happen If Gossip Girl Characters Dressed Up as Disney Princesses
Vanessa Hudgens's Updo Looks Like a Basic Topknot — Until She Turns Around
How to Create Aisha Jade's Cool-Girl Textured Braids

Travel Beauty Tips for Acne Prone Skin

A Carry-On Guide For Acne-Prone Skin

Travel can do serious damage to your skin's equilibrium, with planes, sun exposure, and stress all contributing to a holiday breakout. But you can keep blemishes at bay during all your adventures. Travel light with these bare essentials for acne-prone skin.

  • Ms. Clean: Dermatologist Dr. Ava Shamban recommends bringing along a face wash with glycolic and/or salicylic acid. Look for something with anti-inflammatory benefits, as well, like The Invisible Zinc Cleanser with 12% Glycolic ($29.75).
  • Pimple destroyer: Select a spot treatment cream with at least two and a half percent benzoyl peroxide (available at most chemists). "Benzoyl peroxide works as a preventative measure because it acts as a peeling agent, increasing skin turnover, and clearing pores of dead skin cells," Dr. Shamban explains.
  • Moisture mix: Look for anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties in your moisturiser. Some of Dr. Shamban's favourite ingredients include black cohosh extract, iris extract, zinc, and green tea.
Image Source: Getty
Join The Conversation
oblivionnewconjurer oblivionnewconjurer 4 years
Thanks for the tips you have given in the article.After using other expensive acne treatments and oral antibiotics I was pretty disappointed. Then I read one of the reviews on a popular health blog.I found it useful and purchased the book mentioned there. Immediately after purchasing the book I download it. I follow the simple regime and tips mentioned in the book. It was really helping and now my skin is flawless. Read the review on the popular blog:
How to Get Hailey Baldwin's Fashion Week Tan | 2016
Best Skincare Face Sunscreens 2016
How to Fight Frizz
Colorful Smoky Eye Tutorial
Natural Hair Inspiration | Afropunk 2016
Summer Beauty Bucket List
Olympic Synchronized Swimmers' Hair Tips
Khloe Kardashian's Skin Cancer Scare
Nail Art at the Olympics | 2016
DIY Korean Gel Sheet Mask

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Beauty
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds