Your Ultimate Acne Treatment Cheat Sheet

Navigating the endless sea of OTC acne treatments can be as difficult as finding an escape route when you've got a massive blemish on your face and you see someone you know out in public (been there, done that). However, once you understand what you need to use and why, it's not as tricky as it sounds (as for dodging your old high school crush, we can't help you too much there).

Below, you'll find a list of common acne ingredients in cleansers, creams, pads, etc., and what they do—because believe it or not, all acne treatments ar not created equally. Keep scrolling to learn more!

What OTC acne treatment have you found works best for you? Please tell us below!