WHAT WE GOT UP TO

Marie Claire (South Africa) - - BEAUTY -

KELLY FUNG,

FASH­ION AND BEAUTY

EDI­TOR

You’d think that sur­viv­ing the hor­mone-packed teenage years would af­ford us the right to a zit-free adult­hood. Of course, life doesn’t work like that and skin con­tin­ues to re­act to ev­ery morsel of pol­lu­tion and any sign of stress – if it doesn’t like some­thing, it will tell you. A der­ma­tol­o­gist told me to al­ways leave a spot alone, but fail­ing that (let’s face it, we never do) run­ning a cube of ice over the blem­ish will soothe it and calm the skin down. Do­ing this and dab­bing on a spot treat­ment like Estée Lauder’s Clear Dif­fer­ence Tar­geted Blem­ish Treat­ment usu­ally does the trick.

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