1. Natural exfoliant
Where to buy: Burt’s Bees Anti-Blemish Pore Refining Scrub, $15, burtsbees.ca>
Why: Safe for mamas-to-be
2. Classic cleanser
Where to buy: Eau Thermale Avène Cleanance Soapless Cleansing Gel, $21, rexall.ca>
Why: Gel cleansers remove dirt and excess oil
3. Calming serum
Where to buy: Pai Perfect Balance Blemish Serum Copaiba & Zinc, $84, paiskincare.com>
Why: Zinc helps reduce skin’s shine.
4. Best for body breakouts
Where to buy: The Body Shop Tea Tree Body Wash, $13, thebodyshop.ca>
Why: Tea tree oil is a natural disinfectant that won’t dry out skin.
5. Acne + Aging
Where to buy: Reversa Radiance Cream SPF 30, $48, shoppersdrugmart.ca>
Why: Lightens acne scars and provides SPF in one step.
A version of this article appeared in our November 2015 issue with the headline, “See spot go,” p. 28.