Cystic Acne Fighters


There are few things more frustrating than going to bed with clear skin and waking up with a mammoth zit on your face. And if it's a cystic blemish — the kind that's super sore and swollen and never comes to a head — it can be especially maddening, since it seems like all you can do is wait, spackle it with concealer, and tell people it's a mosquito bite.

While it's true that nothing short of a derm-administered cortisone shot will get rid of a deep zit, there are some at-home remedies you can use to bring down the swelling and redness.

See our zit-fighting arsenal below:



 
 
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