Acne Patches Worth The $$, And The One's That Aren't

We tested and ranked six acne patches; these are the ones worth your money, and the ones that aren't.
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Feb. 20
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Cherie is an online community of beauty lovers sharing their stories; whether that's their favorite products, makeup tutorials, or skincare routines. Download the app today to be a part of #BeautyWithoutBarriers and show the world what beauty means to you! All About Acne PatchesOne of the trendiest ways to heal acne, acne patches came onto the beauty scene a few years ago by way of K-beauty (of course!). Today, it seems like there's a new acne patch every week! In the sea of pimple-zapping patches, which ones actually do their job? We tried six acne patches based on performance, price, accessibility, and popularity, to see what deserves to be on your shelfie, and what deserves to stay in the store. If you are hesitating between the following brands, just keep scrolling down! - CosRX - Hero Cosmetics - Dr. Jart - TRULY - Starface - ZitSticka About the test: Three different users with different acne types tested out two patches each and chose which one, if any (or both!) deserve your hard-earned cash. Every patch was tested under the same conditions; overnight, on a cleansed face. Test #1: Mighty Patch vs. CosRX a.k.a The OG'sTester's skin type: Sensitive, acne-prone — Tester's acne type: Cystic and whiteheads
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"Both of these patches blend in well to the skin and stayed on all night. I definitely noticed my acne heal quicker than usual. I liked that CosRX comes in a resealable package and included different sizes, which is great for various acne. I tried two of each patch on the same night on some existing acne that needed some healing, and was really happy to wake up with all four of the pimples noticeably smaller! If I had to pick a winner, it would be Mighty Patch. The difference is slight, but there!"Test #2: Zitsticka vs. Dr. Jart + Focusspot a.k.a The MicroneedlesTester's skin type: Combination with oily T-zone — Tester's acne type: Hormonal and cystic
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"Both of these patches are made to work for 'underground' zits, like cystic acne, and acne yet to form. I first tried Zitsticka on an oncoming pimple. I wanted to avoid it becoming a cystic zit—which Zitsticka claims to do. Zitsticka comes with two steps; first is 'The Cleaner' which is a wipe with tea tree oil and other acne-fighting ingredients. After cleansing the pimple, you put the patch on, which has micro darts that help penetrate ingredients into your skin. I was surprised at how much I could feel the 'darts'. It wasn't uncomfortable, but I could definitely feel it on my face. After taking off the patch, there was still a bit of a mark left by it which took about half an hour to come down. Zitsticka brought all the gunk to the surface, turning my oncoming pimple into a whitehead, and then two days later it deflated."
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"Next, I tried Dr. Jart+ Focusspot on another soon-to-be cystic zit. I could feel it starting to form, and turned to Dr. Jart+ to end things before they began. Focusspot also has darts in it, but it sits really well and I barely felt it! You could still feel the darts, but it wasn't as noticeable as Zitsticka. I'm excited to report that the Focusspot prevented the zit from ever popping up!"Test #3 Truly Organic vs. Starface a.k.a The CutiesTester's skin type: Oily — Tester's acne type: Hormonal
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"I had a random, general breakout on my cheek the other day, with a particularly large pimple at the center of it all. I tried Truly Organic's <3 Your Imperfections on this zit because it was taking up precious real estate. These little hearts are so cute, and hydrocolloid is the ingredient that claims to protect and heal blemishes overnight. I put the patch on my pimple overnight and woke up with... the same pimple. Sigh!"
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"Next up, I tried Starfaceon a couple of pimples of similar size. Starface also uses hydrocolloid as the key ingredient in pimple healing, and the little stars are also so cute! I put one star over the two pimples, kept it on overnight, and... IT WORKED! Winner winner!"

Our Ranking

Based on our test above, we ranked the six acne patches based on how well they work, their value, and their accessibility (a.k.a how easily you can find and purchase the patch near you!).TO BUY:TO PASS:
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