Dealing with breakouts is never fun, but finding the best products for acne and spots can be an incredibly overwhelming experience. There are hundreds of masks, cleansers, and spot treatments to choose from which can make it ard to figure out which are the best ones to choose. If you’re after affordable but effectve skincare products to treat your breakout-prone skin, then By BEAUTY BAY skincare has plenty of options, all formulated with some of the best ingredients for breakouts, including salicylic acid, niacinamide, and prebiotics.
First of all though, it’s important to understand what causes breakouts. Breakouts can be triggered by many factors, but our hormones and genetics play a big role as they can impact things lke our skin’s oil production rate and the efficiency with which our skin self-exfoliates. If skin doesn’t efficiently self-exfoliate and it produces a lot of oil, then the dead skin and oil clog our pores, creating a breeding ground for bacteria, which results in a breakout. To help prevent and treat breakouts, you’ll need to use products which exfoliate away dead skin cells, absorb excess oil, and strengthen the skin barrier to keep out bacteria.
Scroll down the discover the best By BEAUTY BAY products for breakout-prone skin.
1. By BEAUTY BAY Prebiotic + Avocado Oil Cleansing Gel
Cleansing is a vital step in any skincare routine, but especially if you’re prone to breakouts. Cleansing efficiently ensure that makeup, SPF, oil, pollution, and bacteria is removed from skin and cannot clog pores. It’s important to use a gentle cleanser like this one, which won’t strip skin or irritate any exiting breakouts. The gel-cream texture is super soothing on skin that feels inflamed.
2. By BEAUTY BAY 5% Glycolic Acid + 1% PHA Toner
To help skin’s natural exfoliating process, you may need to introduce an exfoliating toner into your routine. Formulated with an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) known as glycolic acid and a poly hydroxy acid, this toner will help to break down and remove dead skin cells so they can’t clog pores. They key is not to overused it, as this can lead to irritation, so start off using just once a week.
3. By BEAUTY BAY Squalane + Ginseng Gel Moisturiser
Moisturising is key, even if your skin is prone to excess oil. Why? Because hydration helps to support your skin’s barrier, which helps to keep out bacteria and pollution (which can contribute to breakouts). Additionally, the better hydrated your skin is, the healthier it is, and the healthier it is, the better it’s able to prevent future breakouts and repair the damage caused by existing ones.
4. By BEAUTY BAY Salicylic Acid + Niacinamide Blemish Paste
Every routine for breakout-prone skin needs a spot treatment. They’re the fast-acting solutions that will help to quickly take down spots, as soon as you feel them coming up. Formulated with salicylic acid and niacinamide, this creamy solution is designed to be applied directly onto individual spots. It helps to clear the pore without drying skin out, and also helps to prevent the spot from leaving any post-inflammatory hyperigmentation.
5. By BEAUTY BAY Hydrocolloid Spot Patches
While the Salicylic + Niacinamide Blemish Paste is great for using overnight (or when you don’t have to leave the house), these (almost) invisible spot patches are great for using during the day. Better than regular spot stickers, hydrocolloid works by absorbing pus from the breakout, while also forming a protective seal around the spot which both helps it to heal and keeps it clear of bacteria.