Dry skin and acne prone? Oh no! Having facial acne and blemishes is not a flattering look and can be quite painful especially on dry skin. If you can’t avoid it, you can treat it with care and make sure it doesn’t leave scars on your face.

There are many acne treatment products which can help heal them pretty fast. All you have to do is find the right one which is gentle enough for your dry skin. A quick note to those with dry acne-prone skin: always test the product on your wrist first before putting it on your face.

Check out some of these treatments we’ve found that are suitable for dry skin!

1. Cosrx Clear Fit Master Patch
Price from RM16.90

Cosrx is a Korean brand acne patch. This acne patch provides the perfect environment for wound healing and is almost invisible and unnoticeable on the skin. Also a popular recommendation by many users due to its ability to conceal red, angry acne. If you can’t stop picking at your pimples, then you'll definitely need this.

2. Blue Herbal Spot Treatment
Price from RM86.79

This spot treatment product contains salicylic acid, frankincense and ginger root extract. Salicylic acid helps in suppressing acne bacteria, while ginger root extract helps to absorb excess oil, and frankincense helps to reduce sebum production. With constant use, skin is free from acne, blackheads and whiteheads.

3. B.LIV Spots Got Shot 15ml
Price from RM56.61
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B.Liv’s Spots Got Shot is used for blemish and spot therapy. It diminishes spots on the face while soaks up excess sebum and stimulate cell renewal with its lactic acid ingredient. Sulfur, on the other hand, acts as the anti-oxidant property and reduces bacteria, diminishing the growth of new acne.

4. SKIN&LAB Dr. Spot Don’t Touch Trouble Spot (15ML)
Price from RM32.00

This spot treatment cream has 5 natural plant extracts and hyaluronic acid to moisturise the spot without drying out the skin. It is safe to be used on dry skin because its akane extract gives hydration to the skin while the calming effect of sophora extract calms the acne.  

5. CHICA-Y-CHICO TOTA-S3.0 (30ML)
Price from RM51.00

Dry skin is usually sensitive, and that is why it’s important to look for a product which doesn’t dry out the skin. This dermatologically-tested, hypo-allergenic Chica here calms sensitivities and inflammation with its 100% irritation defence formula. For better results, apply a thicker layer at night to treat stubborn acne spots.

6. NEXCARE Acne Patch
Price from RM12.00

The first on our list is Nexcare Acne Patch. If you have a small pimple with pus, stick one patch on the acne, and it should flatten with the pus absorbed by the patch. It is also gentle on the skin, does not cause dryness and most importantly, can be used by all skin types.

7. MIACARE Acne Patch Day 9's & Night
Price from RM13.20

This patch acts as a protective layer to prevent the acne wound from infection. It promotes quick healing while keeping the acne wound clean. If you wear makeup during the day, you can easily wear this patch under it thanks to its ultra-thin feature. Extra brownie point; it comes with day and night patches.

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